Opening Date
May 10, 1978
Closing Date
May 13, 1978
1st Preview
May 04, 1978
1st Preview
May 04, 1978


Minskoff Theatre
(May 10, 1978 - May 13, 1978)

Altamount, North Carolina. Autumn, 1916.

Theatre Owned / Operated by Minskoff Organization
Produced by Philip Rose and Ellen Madison; Associate Producer: Karen Wald and Norman Main
Originally Presented by Norman Main, Executive Producer, at Northstage
Book by Ketti Frings and Peter Udell; From the Pulitzer Prize winning play by Ketti Frings; Based on the novel " Look Homeward, Angel" by Thomas Wolfe; Music by Gary Geld; Lyrics by Peter Udell; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Musical Director: William Cox; Dance arrangements by William Cox
Directed by Philip Rose; Choreographed by Robert Tucker
Scenic Design by Ming Cho Lee; Costume Design by Pearl Somner; Lighting Design by John Gleason; Hair Design by Patrik D. Moreton
General Manager: Helen Richards; Company Manager: Charles Willard
Production Stage Manager: Steve Zweigbaum; Stage Manager: Arturo E. Porazzi; Assistant Stage Mgr: Paul Myrvold; Technical Advisor: Mitch Miller
Musical Coordinator: Earl Shendell
General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; Press Representative: Leo Stern; Casting: Lynda Watson; Dance Captain: Rebecca Seay; Advertising: Matthew Serino & Associates; Shoe Coordinator: Pat Gefke
W. O. Gant
Eliza Gant
Mrs. Fatty Pert
Miss Brown
Mr. Farrell
Mrs. Snowden
Helen Gant
Madame Victoria
Will Pentland
Joe Tarkington
Ben Gant
Mrs. Clatt
Dr. Maguire
Jake Clatt
Reed McKinney
Laura James
Eugene Gant
Florry Mangle
Tim Laughran
Standby: Ann Gardner (Eliza Gant) and Peter Walker (W. O. Gant)
Understudies: Dennis Cooley (Eugene Gant, Mr. Farrell), Ann Gardner (Madame Victoria), Paul Myrvold (Ben Gant, Jake Clatt), Leoni Norton (Laura James, Helen Gant, Florry Mangle) and Laura Waterbury (Mrs. Fatty Pert, Miss Brown)
Act 1
Sung By
All the Comforts of Home
Like the Eagles Fly
Ben Gant
Make a Little Sunshine
Eliza Gant, Eugene Gant and Ben Gant
Fingers and Toes
W. O. Gant, Tim Laughran, Reed McKinney and Joe Tarkington
Ben Gant
Astoria Gloria
Mrs. Fatty Pert and Boarders
Eugene Gant
If I Ever Loved Him
Laura James
A Dime Ain't Worth a Nickel
Ben Gant and Mrs. Fatty Pert
I Got a Dream to Sleep On
Eugene Gant
Eliza Gant
Act 2
Sung By
I Can't Believe It's You
W. O. Gant and Madame Victoria
Feelin' Loved
Eugene Gant and Laura James
A Medley
Ben Gant, Mrs. Fatty Pert, Eliza Gant and Laura James
Tomorrow I'm Gonna Be Old
W. O. Gant
Feelin' Loved (Reprise)
Eugene Gant and Laura James
How Do You Say Goodbye
Laura James
Gant's Waltz
W. O. Gant and Eliza Gant
Like the Eagles Fly (Reprise)
Eugene Gant

Tony Award®


Best Actress in a Musical

1978 Nominee
Frances Sternhagen

Drama Desk Award


Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

1978 Nominee
Joel Higgins

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