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As the Girls Go   

Winter Garden Theatre, (11/13/1948 - 7/09/1949)
Broadway Theatre, (9/14/1949 - 1/14/1950)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Nov 13, 1948    
Closing Date: Jan 14, 1950 Total Performances: 414

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: January 1953, NY, Washington DC.
Comments: Had a nine week lay-off due to Bobby Clark's illness during the Summer of 1948.



Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Michael Todd
Music by Jimmy McHugh; Lyrics by Harold Adamson; Book by William Roos; Vocal Director: Hugh Martin; Music arranged by Hugh Martin; Music orchestrated by Ted Royal
Staged by Howard Bay; Choreographed by Hermes Pan
Production Design by Howard Bay; Costume Design by Oleg Cassini
General Manager: Ben F. Stein
Production Manager: Frank Hall; Production Stage Manager: David Jones; Associate Stage Mgr: Frank Coletti
Conducted by Max Meth; Music Contractor: Jack Saunders
General Press Representative: Bill Doll; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner; Press Representative: Dick Williams, Michael O'Shea and Byron Bentley
Cast
Bobby Clark
Waldo Wellington
Irene Rich
Lucille Thompson Wellington
Jeanette Aquilina
Dancing Ensemble
Truly Barbara
Secret Service Woman
Show Girl
Betty Lou Barto
Mickey Wellington
Lois Bolton
Member of "Daughters of the Boston Tea Party"
James Brock
Dancing Ensemble
John Brophy
White House Visitor
Bob Burkhardt
Singing Ensemble
Bill Callahan
Kenny Wellington
Marlene Cameron
Child
Dean Campbell
Singing Ensemble
Carmina Cansino
Dancing Ensemble
Arline Castle
Dancing Ensemble
Hobart Cavanaugh
Barber
Charles Chartier
Dancing Ensemble
Babs Claire
Dancing Ensemble
Peter Conlow
Dancing Ensemble
Dick Dana
Blinky Joe
Barbara Davis
Singing Ensemble
Jessie Elliott
Dancing Ensemble
James Elsegood
Dancing Ensemble
Claire Louise Evans
Member of "Daughters of the Boston Tea Party"
Yvette Fairhill
Dancing Ensemble
Lydia Fredericks
Singing Ensemble
Christina Frerichs
Dancing Ensemble
Pat Gaston
Show Girl
Betty George
Singing Ensemble
John Gray
Singing Ensemble
Claire Grenville
Member of "Daughters of the Boston Tea Party"
Pearl Hacker
Singing Ensemble
Pauline Hahn
Child
Donny Harris
Tommy Wellington
Mildred Hughes
Diane
Show Girl
Cavada Humphrey
Miss Swenson
Patty Ann Jackson
Dancing Ensemble
June Kirby
Secret Service Woman
Margaret Jean Klein
Dancing Ensemble
Frances Krell
Dancing Ensemble
Marjorie Leach
Member of "Daughters of the Boston Tea Party"
Kathryn Lee
Premiere Danseuse
Douglas Luther
Floyd Robinson
President of Potomac College
Singing Ensemble
Jonathan Marlowe
Child
Norma Marlowe
Child
Pat Marlowe
Dancing Ensemble
Abbe Marshall
Singing Ensemble
Ila McAvoy
Dancing Ensemble
Ellen McCowan
Singing Ensemble
Mickey Miller
Show Girl
George Morris
Singing Ensemble
Toni Parker
Dancing Ensemble
Dorothea Pinto
Daphne
Show Girl
Joyce Reedy
Dancing Ensemble
William Reedy
Photographer
Dancing Ensemble
Bobby Roberts
Dancing Ensemble
Jack Russell
Ross Miller
Singing Ensemble
Guard
Clifford Sales
Child
Joseph Schenck
Dancing Ensemble
Eugene Schwab
Dancing Ensemble
John Sheehan
Guard
Singing Ensemble
Gregg Sherwood
Secret Service Man
Diane Sinclair
Dancing Ensemble
Judy Sinclair
Singing Ensemble
Kenneth Spaulding
Photographer
Dancing Ensemble
Curt Stafford
Butler
Singing Ensemble
Eugene Steiner
Child
Jo Sullivan
Singing Ensemble
Ruth Thomas
Secretary
Show Girl
Norma Thornton
Dancing Ensemble
Larry Villani
Dancing Ensemble
Betty Jane Watson
Kathy Robinson
Rosemary Williamson
Darlene
Show Girl
Understudies: Marlene Cameron (Mickey Wellington), Carmina Cansino (Kathy Robinson), Dick Dana (Barber), Claire Louise Evans (Lucille Thompson Wellington), Ellen McCown (Kathy Robinson), Jack Russell (Blinky Joe), Clifford Sales (Tommy Wellington), Diane Sinclair (Miss Swenson) and Kenneth Spaulding (Kenny Wellington)
Tony Award®
winner 1949 Best Conductor and Musical Director [winner]
Conducted by Max Meth
music by Jimmy McHugh; lyrics by Harold Adamson
ACT 1 Sung By
As the Girls Go Waldo Wellington and Girls
Nobody's Heart But Mine Kathy Robinson and Kenny Wellington
Brighten Up and Be a Little Sunbeam Waldo Wellington and Children
Rock, Rock, Rock Kenny Wellington and Kathy Robinson
It's More Fun Than a Picnic Mickey Wellington and Children
American Cannes Waldo Wellington and Girls
You Say the Nicest Things, Baby Kathy Robinson, Kenny Wellington and Singing Girls
I've Got the President's Ear Waldo Wellington and Girls
Holiday in the Country Entire Company
ACT 2 Sung By
There's No Getting Away from You Kathy Robinson and Singing, Dancing Ensemble
Lucky in the Rain Kenny Wellington, Kathy Robinson and Ensemble
Father's Day Waldo Wellington, Lucille Thompson Wellington, Kenny Wellington, Mickey Wellington and Tommy Wellington
It Takes a Woman to Get a Man Waldo Wellington and Ensemble
You Say the Nicest Things, Baby (Reprise) Waldo Wellington and Lucille Thompson Wellington