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Beg, Borrow or Steal   

Martin Beck Theatre, (2/10/1960 - 2/13/1960)
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Opening Date: Feb 10, 1960    
Closing Date: Feb 13, 1960 Total Performances: 5

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical comedy in two acts and twenty-one scenes
Setting: A run-down section of a monster American city. The 1950's.

Production Staff
Produced by Eddie Bracken, Carroll Masterson and Harris Masterson
Book by Bud Freeman; from a story by Bud Freeman and Marvin Seiger; Music by Leon Pober; Lyrics by Bud Freeman; Music orchestrated by Peter Matz and Hal Hidey; Musical Director: Hal Hidey
Directed by David Doyle; Staged by Billy Matthews; Choreographed by Peter Hamilton
Scenic Design by Carter Morningstar; Costume Design by Carter Morningstar; Lighting Design by Carter Morningstar
General Manager: Al Goldin; Company Manager: Jack Potter
Stage Manager: Bob Paschall, Joseph Dooley and Bruce Blaine
Press Representative: Harry Davies and Irvin Dorfman
Richard Armbruster
Sam Lee Howard
Charles Arnett
Virginia Barnes
Poetry Lover
Eddie Bracken
Jean Bruno
Mrs. Plonsky
Claiborne Cary
Colleen Corkrey
Pottery Girl
Harold Da Silva
Flamenco Dancer
Michael Davis
Rug Hooker
Shelia Dee
Poetry Lover
David Doyle
Jack Drummond
Garold Gardner
Dance Class
Betty Garrett
Ellen Halpin
Dance Class
Dell Hanley
Tom Hestor
Esther Horrocks
Bar Girl
Adriana Keathley
Flamenco Dancer
Georgia Kennedy
Poetry Lover
Fred Kimbrough
Sally Lee
Modern Dance Leader
Fran Leone
Bill Linton
Bernice Massi
Biff McGuire
Carmen Morales
Dance Class
Willard Nagel
Dance Class
Larry Parks
Estelle Parsons
Betty Rhodes
Karen Sargent
Beti Seay
Lucinda Stevens
Mobile Artist
Michel Stuart
Chess Player
Roy Stuart
Mary Sullivan
John Tormey
Arthur Whitfield
Chess Player
Keith Willis
Mara Wirt
Richard Woods
Understudies: Richard Armbruster (Rafe), Bruce Blaine (Blanding, Koppisch), Colleen Corkrey (Ethel), Jack Drummond (Junior, Pistol), Dell Hanley (Jason), Cris Kane (Clara), Sally Lee (Judy, Phil) and Lucinda Stevens (Mrs. Plonsky, Ollie)

ACT 1 Sung By
Some Little People The Ensemble
Rootless Junior
What Are We Gonna Do Tonight? Ollie, Phil and Judy
Poetry and All That Jazz Freida and Ensemble
Don't Stand Too Close to the Picture Rafe, Clara and Ensemble
Beg, Borrow or Steal (Recitative) Rafe
Beg, Borrow or Steal Rafe
No One Knows Me Clara
Zen Is When Pistol, Junior, Ethel and Jason
Clara Junior
You've Got Someting To Say Rafe and Clara
You've Got Someting To Say (Reprise) Rafe, Clara, Pistol, Junior and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Presenting Clara Spencer Clara, Knitter, Chess Players, Sculptor, Flamenco Dancer and Members of the Dance Class
I Can't Stop Talking Clara and Junior
It's All in Your Mind Rafe and Clara
In Time Junior
Think Clara
Little People (Song and Dance) Pistol and Company
Rafesville, U.S.A. Ethel and Jason
Beg, Borrow or Steal (Reprise) Rafe and Ensemble
Let's Be Strangers Again Clara and Junior
Little People (Reprise) The Entire Company