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Ankles Aweigh   

Mark Hellinger Theatre, (4/18/1955 - 9/17/1955)
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Opening Date: Apr 18, 1955    
Closing Date: Sep 17, 1955 Total Performances: 176

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: An American movie company on location in Sicily and French Morocco. Time: The Present.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Anthony Brady Farrell
Produced by Howard Hoyt, Reginald Hammerstein and Fred F. Finklehoffe
Music by Sammy Fain; Lyrics by Dan Shapiro; Book by Guy Bolton and Eddie Davis; Vocal and Orchestral Arrangements by Don Walker; Musical and Choral Director: Salvatore Dell'Isola; Dance Music Devised by Roger Adams; Additional dance music by Donald Pippin
Staged by Fred F. Finklehoffe; Choreographed by Tony Charmoli; Uncredited show doctoring by Jerome Robbins
Scenic Design by George Jenkins; Lighting Design by George Jenkins; Costume Design by Miles White; Hair Styling by Ernest Adler; Make-Up Design by Ernest Adler
General Manager: Jesse Long
Stage Manager: Neil Hartley and Herman Shapiro
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Sol Gusikoff
Assistant to Mr. Finklehoffe: Edward Clarke Lilley; General Press Representative: George Ross; Casting Director: Jack Lenny
Cast
Betty Kean
Elsey
Jane Kean
Wynne
Mark Dawson
Lt. Bill Kelley
Lew Parker
Dinky
Dick Alderson
Dancer
Mark Allen
Captain Zimmerman
Sandi Bonner
Dancer
Marilynn Bradley
Singer
Hank Brunjes
Dancer
Thelma Carpenter
Chipolata
Gene Carrons
Dancer
Frank Conville
Pizza Cart Man
Bill Costin
Tommy
Thelma Dare
Singer
Gabriel Dell
Spud
Don Emmons
Dancer
Herb Fields
Tony
Singer
Patty Fitzsimmons
Dancer
Betty George
Lucia
Don Graham
Singer
Skeet Guenther
Shore Patrol
Dancer
Henry Hamilton
Singer
Ed Hanley
Russ
Will Hussung
Admiral Pottles
Mike Kellin
Joe Mancinni
Warren Kemmerling
Singer
Michael King
Singer
Marilyn Marsh
Dancer
Virginia Martin
Singer
Ray Mason
Camera Man
Singer
Ellen McCown
Singer
Meri Miller
Dancer
Marianne Olsen
Dancer
Janet Pavek
Singer
Jack Purcell
Dancer
Jack Rains
Singer
Marsha Rivers
Dancer
Karen Shepard
The Duchess
Singer
John Smolko
Dancer
Nina Starkey
Dancer
Gloria Stevens
Dancer
Hobe Streiford
Singer
Jack Timmers
Dancer
Nancy Walters
Native Girl
Singer
Patricia White
Dancer
Ethel Winter
Dancer
Understudies: Frank Conville (Dinky), Ed Hanley (Spud), Virginia Martin (Wynne), Ray Mason (Lt. Bill Kelley) and Karen Shepard (Chipolata)
music by Sam E. Fain; lyrics by Dan Shapiro
ACT 1 Sung By
Italy Boys and Girls
Old-Fashioned Mothers Elsey and Wynne
Skip the Build-Up Elsey
Nothing at All Wynne and Bill
Skip the Build-Up Dinky
Walk Like a Sailor Wynne, Dinky, Spud, Girls, Elsey, Hank Brujes and Skeet Geunther
Headin' for the Bottom Chipolata, Girls and Patrons of night spot
Nothing Can Replace a Man Wynne and Boys
Here's to Dear Old Us Elsey, Dinky and Spud
His and Hers Wynne and Bill
La Festa Natives, Boys and Girls
ACT 2 Sung By
Ready Cash Croupiers and Gamblers
Kiss Me and Kill Me with Love Wynne and Bill
Honeymoon Elsey and Girls
The Villain Always Gets It Boys and Girls
The Code Joe's Henchmen
Walk Like a Sailor (Reprise) Boys and Girls
Eleven O'Clock Song Elsey and Wynne
Finale Entire Company