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Bajour   

Shubert Theatre, (11/23/1964 - 5/08/1965)
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, (5/10/1965 - 6/12/1965)
First Preview: Nov 18, 1964 Total Previews:
Opening Date: Nov 23, 1964    
Closing Date: Jun 12, 1965 Total Performances: 232

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: New York City and Newark in the mid-1960s.


Production Staff
Produced by Edward Padula, Carroll Masterson, Harris Masterson and Norman Twain; Associate Producer: Dorian Granowski and Stephen Harmon
Book by Ernest Kinoy; Music by Walter Marks; Lyrics by Walter Marks; Based on "New Yorker" stories by Joseph Mitchell; Musical Director: Lehman Engel; Vocal arrangements by Lehman Engel; Music orchestrated by Mort Lindsey; Dance arrangements by Richard De Benidictis
Directed by Lawrence Kasha; Musical Numbers Staged By Peter Gennaro; Assistant Choreographer: Wally Seibert
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Freddy Wittop; Lighting Design by Peggy Clark
General Manager: Frank Hopkins and Sherman Gross; Company Manager: Frank Hopkins
Production Manager: Duane Camp; Stage Manager: Tony Manzi; Assistant Stage Mgr: Ralph Farnworth
Music Contractor: Morris Stonzek
General Press Representative: Seymour Krawitz and Merle Debuskey; Press Representative: Ted Goldsmith; Advertising: Ingram Ash
Cast
Herschel Bernardi
Cockeye Johnny Dembo
Nancy Dussault
Emily Kirsten
Chita Rivera
Anyanka
Robert Burr
Lou MacNiall
Mae Questel
Mrs. Helene Kirsten
Gus Trikonis
Steve
Anita Alpert
Singer
Asya
Rosa
Dancer
Eileen Barbaris
Dancer
Michael Bennett
Dancer
Connie Burnett
Dancer
John Cashman
Dancer
Harry Danner
First Patrolman
Waiter
Singer
Betsy Dickerson
Dancer
Mariana Doro
Singer
Vito Durante
Mitya
Dancer
Herbert Edelman
The King of Newark
Dick Ensslen
Renting Agent
Singer
Peter Falzone
Singer
Ralph Farnworth
J. Arnold Foster
Singer
Gene Foote
Dancer
Bick Goss
Dancer
Harry Goz
Plainclothesman
Singer
Fernando Grahal
Dancer
Liza Howell
Singer
Kasimir Kokich
Dancer
Robert Kristen
Third Patrolman
Singer
Lucie Lancaster
Chairlady
Urylee Leonardos
Singer
Sal Lombardo
Vanno
Evy Love
Singer
Marc Maskin
Dancer
Stan Mazin
Dancer
Madeline Miller
Singer
Carmen Morales
Olga
Dancer
Eugene Morgan
Singer
Carolyn Morris
Dancer
Leland Palmer
Dancer
Jessica Quinn
Singer
Dan Rehg
Dancer
Jeanne Repp
Singer
Antonia Rey
Loopa
Geri Seignious
Dancer
Paul Sorvino
Second Patrolman
Singer
Jeanne Tanzy
Marfa
Terry Violino
Frankie
Dancer
Billi Vitali
Dancer
Understudies: Mariana Doro (Chairlady), Herbert Edelman (Cockeye Johnny Dembo), Peter Falzone (Vanno), Ralph Farnworth (The King of Newark), Lucie Lancaster (Mrs. Helene Kirsten), Evy Love (Marfa), Stan Mazin (Steve), Madeline Miller (Emily Kirsten), Carolyn Morris (Anyanka), Jeanne Repp (Loopa) and Paul Sorvino (Lou MacNiall)
Tony Award®
1965 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Nancy Dussault
1965 Best Choreography [nominee]
Peter Gennaro
music by Walter Marks; lyrics by Walter Marks
ACT 1 Sung By
Move Over, New York Cockeye Johnny Dembo and the Dembeschti
Where Is the Tribe for Me? Emily Kirsten
The Haggle Anyanka, Steve, Dembeschti Men and Movya Men
Love-Line Anyanka
Words, Words, Words Emily Kirsten and Cockeye Johnny Dembo
Mean Anyanka
Must It Be Love? Emily Kirsten
Bajour Anyanka, Emily Kirsten, Cockeye Johnny Dembo and the Dembeschti
ACT 2 Sung By
Soon Anyanka, Steve and the Dembeschti
I Can Anyanka and Emily Kirsten
Living Simply Lou MacNiall, Emily Kirsten and Patrolmen
Honest Man Cockeye Johnny Dembo and The King of Newark
Guarantees Mrs. Helene Kirsten
Love Is a Chance Emily Kirsten
The Sew-Up Anyanka, Mrs. Helene Kirsten and Dembeschti Women
Finale: Move Over, America The Dembeschti