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Almost Crazy   

Longacre Theatre, (6/20/1955 - 7/02/1955)
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Opening Date: Jun 20, 1955    
Closing Date: Jul 02, 1955 Total Performances: 16

Category: Musical, Revue, Original, Broadway
Description: A Musical Revue in Two Acts


Production Staff
Produced by John S. Cobb
Sketches by James Shelton, Hal Hackady and Robert A. Bernstein; Music by Portia Nelson, Raymond Taylor and James Shelton; Lyrics by Portia Nelson, Raymond Taylor and James Shelton; Musical Director: Al Rickey; Music arranged by Ted Royal
Entire production staged by Lew Kessler; Choreographed by William Skipper; Sketches directed by Christopher Hewett
Scenic Design by John Robert Lloyd; Costume Design by Stanley Simmons; Lighting Design by John Robert Lloyd
Production Stage Manager: Walter Rinner; Stage Manager: Freddie Nay
Cast
Kay Medford
Wife
Kitty's Roommate
Big Queenie
Third Woman
Veracity
Ruth
Ensemble
Mary Smiles Winter
James Shelton
The Husband
Ensemble
Kitty's Beau
Second Man
The Grump
Karen Anders
Ensemble
Announcer
His Girl
Maxine Madison
Alvin Beam
Member of the Quartette
The Mouse
Ensemble
Vincent Beck
Ensemble
Lover
Tender of the Grapes
Ron Cecill
Sailor
Member of the Quartette
Ensemble
Betty Colby
Lover
Ensemble
Mistress of the Villa
Nick Dana
Member of the Quartette
Cop
Ensemble
Lorna Del Maestro
Ensemble
First Woman
Phyllis Dorne
Ensemble
Babe Hines
Ensemble
Mildred Hughes
Ensemble
A Model
Joan Morton
Ensemble
Chat Noire
Truth
Fred Nay
Bartender
Street Cleaner
Barker
Kevin Scott
Member of the Quartette
Ensemble
Lifeguard
The Baritone
First Man
William Skipper
Member of the Quartette
Ensemble
Gloria Smith
Ensemble
Queenie
Rita Tanno
Ensemble
Second Woman
Richard Towers
Ensemble
Doctor
Ann York
Ensemble

ACT 1 Sung By
Everything's Gonna Be Much Worse Next Year
(music by Lew Kesler; lyrics by James Shelton)
Ladies of the Ensemble and Quartette
Mother's Day
(music by Portia Nelson; lyrics by Joyce Geary)
Why Not Me?
(music by Edward Scott; lyrics by Sam Rosen)
But It's Love
(music by Raymond Taylor; lyrics by Hal Hackady)
Don't Bait for Fish You Can't Fry
(music by Portia Nelson; lyrics by Portia Nelson)
Where Is The Girl?
(music by James Shelton; lyrics by James Shelton)
Mother's Day (Reprise)
(music by Portia Nelson; lyrics by Joyce Geary)
Goin' to the Moon
(music by Edward Scott; lyrics by Leonard Adelson)
Down to Eartha
(music by Raymond Taylor; lyrics by Raymond Taylor)
Chat Noire
(music by Raymond Taylor)
Chat Noire, Bartender, Cop, Sailor, Street Cleaner and The Mouse
I Can Live Without It
(music by Raymond Taylor; lyrics by Raymond Taylor)
Come and Get Cozy With Me
(music by Lew Kesler; lyrics by Carley Mills)
Lifeguard, His Girl, Kitty's Roommate, Kitty's Beau, the Lovers and the Company
ACT 2 Sung By
As We Told You
(music by Lew Kesler; lyrics by James Shelton)
Ladies of the Ensemble and the Quartette
Burlesque
(music by Bill Russell)
Queenie, Big Queenie, Barker and The Baritone
Vertigo
(music by Raymond Taylor; lyrics by Helen Bragdon)
Mistress of the Villa and Tender of the Grapes
Easy
(music by James Shelton; lyrics by James Shelton)
Always Tell The Truth
(music by Portia Nelson; lyrics by Portia Nelson)
Truth and Veracity
Mother's Day (Reprise)
(music by Portia Nelson; lyrics by Joyce Geary)
Here Come the Blues
(music by Gene de Paul; lyrics by Don Raye)
More Fish
Love in the Barnyard
(music by Raymond Taylor; lyrics by Raymond Taylor)
Finale Company