MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Nov 13, 1948
Closing Date
Jan 14, 1950
Performances
414
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Winter Garden Theatre
(Nov 13, 1948 - Jul 09, 1949)
Broadway Theatre
(Sep 14, 1949 - Jan 14, 1950)

Setting
January 1953, NY, Washington DC.

Comments
Had a nine week lay-off due to Bobby Clark's illness during the Summer of 1948.

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; Assistant Stage Mgr: Freddie Nay
Conducted by Max Meth; Music Contractor: Jack Saunders
Design Assistant to Mr. Bay: Horace Armistead
General Press Representative: Bill Doll; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner; Press Representative: Byron Bentley, Michael O'Shea and Dick Williams
Waldo Wellington
Lucille Thompson Wellington
Dancing Ensemble
Secret Service Woman
 
Show Girl
Mickey Wellington
Member of "Daughters of the Boston Tea Party"
Dancing Ensemble
White House Visitor
Singing Ensemble
Kenny Wellington
Singing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Blinky Joe
Singing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Member of "Daughters of the Boston Tea Party"
Dancing Ensemble
Singing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Show Girl
Singing Ensemble
Singing Ensemble
Member of "Daughters of the Boston Tea Party"
Singing Ensemble
Child
Tommy Wellington
 
Show Girl
Miss Swenson
Dancing Ensemble
Secret Service Woman
Dancing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Member of "Daughters of the Boston Tea Party"
Premiere Danseuse
Floyd Robinson
 
President of Potomac College
 
Singing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Singing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Singing Ensemble
Show Girl
Singing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
 
Show Girl
Dancing Ensemble
Photographer
 
Dancing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Ross Miller
 
Singing Ensemble
 
Guard
Dancing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Guard
 
Singing Ensemble
Secret Service Man
Dancing Ensemble
Singing Ensemble
Photographer
 
Dancing Ensemble
Butler
 
Singing Ensemble
Singing Ensemble
Secretary
 
Show Girl
Dancing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Kathy Robinson
 
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)

Winter Garden Theatre (Nov 13, 1948 - Jul 09, 1949)

Cast

Child
Dancing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Show Girl
Singing Ensemble
Secret Service Man
Singing Ensemble
Secret Service Man
Kathy Robinson

Broadway Theatre (Sep 14, 1949 - Jan 14, 1950)

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

Tony Award®

Best Conductor and Musical Director

1949 Winner
Conducted by Max Meth
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