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Majestic Theatre, (10/10/1947 - 7/10/1948)
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Opening Date: Oct 10, 1947    
Closing Date: Jul 10, 1948 Total Performances: 315

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: Joseph Taylor, Jr.'s hometown, his college town and a large city. Starting in 1905 on the day Joseph Taylor, Jr. is born, and following his life to his thirty-fifth year.


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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization; Theatre Operated by Magoro Operating Corporation
Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Book by Oscar Hammerstein II; Music orchestrated by Russell Bennett; Dance arrangements by Trudi Rittman; Musical Director: Salvatore Dell'Isola
Directed by Agnes De Mille; Choreographed by Agnes De Mille; Production Supervised by Lawrence Langner and Theresa Helburn; Associate Director: Armina Marshall
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard
Company Manager: Peter Davis
Production Manager: Jerome Whyte; Stage Manager: Robert Calley and Herman Kantor
Conducted by Salvatore Dell'Isola; Choral Director: Crane Calder; Music Contractor: Sol Gusikoff
Director of Choral Speech: Josephine Callan; Casting: John Fearnley; Press Representative: Joseph Heidt
Cast
Robert Arnold
Singer
Patricia Barker
Dancer
Tommy Barragan
Singer
James Barron
Dancer
John Battles
Joseph Taylor, Jr.
Bill Bradley
Jarman
a butler
Patricia Bybell
Singer
Addie
Robert Byrn
Principal
Biology Professor
Singer
Joseph Caruso
Singer
Stephen Chase
Brook Lansdale
William Ching
Dr. Joseph Taylor
Victor Clarke
Singer
David Collyer
English Professor
Singer
John Conte
Charlie Townsend
Annamary Dickey
Marjorie Taylor
Lawrence Fletcher
Dr. Bigby Denby
Patricia Gianinoto
Dancer
Ray Harrison
Friend of Joey
Bertram Woolhaven
Melissa Hayden
Dancer
Jean Houloose
Maid
Dancer
Charlotte Howard
Singer
Edmund Howland
Dancer
Julie Humphries
Millie
Singer
Helen Hunter
Singer
James Jewell
Singer
Roberta Jonay
Jennie Brinker
Sylvia Karlton
Dot
Singer
Raymond Keast
Greek Professor
Singer
Walter Kelvin
Singer
Lisa Kirk
Emily
Josephine Lambert
Singer
Kathryn Lee
Hazel
Christina Lind
Singer
William McCully
Chemistry Professor
Singer
Harrison Muller
Georgie
Dancer
Robert Neukum
Singer
Mary O'Fallon
Singer
Mariane Oliphant
Dancer
Muriel O'Malley
Grandma Taylor
Ruth Ostrander
Dancer
Lily Paget
Mrs. Lansdale
Singer
Paul Parks
Ned Brinker
Ralph Patterson
Singer
Tom Perkins
Doorman
Edward Platt
Mayor
Minister
Singer
David Poleri
Singer
Frances Rainer
Mrs. Mulhouse
Dancer
Robert Reeves
Singer
Yolanda Renay
Singer
Blake Ritter
Singer
Philosophy Professor
Glenn Scandur
Singer
Stanley Simmons
Bicycle Boy
Wilson Smith
Coach
Buckley
Singer
Sam Steen
Cheer Leader
Dancer
Mia Stenn
Singer
Devida Sewart
Singer
Susan Svetlik
Miss Lipscomb
Shakespeare Student
Dancer
Wesley Swails
Singer
Charles Tate
Cheer Leader
Dancer
Evelyn Taylor
Mabel
Dancer
Gene Tobin
Singer
Lucille Udovick
Singer
Katrina Van Oss
Molly
Ruth Vrana
Singer
Frank Westbrook
Friend of Joey
Dancer
Ralph Williams
Dancer
Gloria Wills
Beulah
Understudies: Patricia Barker (Hazel), Bill Bradley (Georgie), Robert Byrn (Buckley, Coach), David Collyer (Ned Brinker), Julie Humphries (Emily, Grandma Taylor, Marjorie Taylor), Helen Hunter (Addie), James Jewell (Joseph Taylor, Jr.), Sylvia Karlton (Beulah, Jennie Brinker, Molly), Christina Lind (Dot), William McCully (Brook Lansdale), Mary O'Fallon (Beulah, Millie, Molly), Ruth Ostrander (Hazel), Lily Paget (Grandma Taylor, Marjorie Taylor), Ralph Patterson (Philosophy Professor), Robert Reeves (Charlie Townsend), Blake Ritter (Dr. Bigby Denby, Minister), Wilson Smith (Dr. Joseph Taylor) and Katrina Van Oss (Jennie Brinker)
ACT 1 Sung By
Joseph Taylor, Jr. Entire Ensemble
I Know It Can Happen Again Grandma Taylor
One Foot, Other Foot Singing Ensemble and Ballet Ensemble
A Fellow Needs a Girl Dr. Joseph Taylor and Marjorie Taylor
Freshman Dance Ensemble
A Darn Nice Campus Joseph Taylor, Jr. and Cheerleaders
The Purple and the Brown The Freshmen
So Far Beulah
You Are Never Away Dr. Joseph Taylor, Jennie Brinker and Vocal Chorus
What a Lovely Day for the Wedding Singing Ensemble and Ned Brinker
It May Be a Good Idea for Joe Charlie Townsend
Wedding Relatives and Guests of the Bride and Groom
To Have and to Hold Singing Ensemble
Wish Them Well Singing Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Money Isn't Everything Jennie Brinker, Hazel, Addie, Millie and Dot
Hazel Dances Hazel
Yatata, Yatata, Yatata Charlie Townsend and Ensemble
The Gentleman Is a Dope Emily
Allegro Emily, Charlie Townsend, Joseph Taylor, Jr., Singing Ensemble, Hazel and Ballet Ensemble
Come Home Marjorie Taylor
Finale Entire Company