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Bells Are Ringing   

Shubert Theatre, (11/29/1956 - 12/13/1958)
Alvin Theatre, (12/15/1958 - 3/07/1959)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Nov 29, 1956    
Closing Date: Mar 07, 1959 Total Performances: 924

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical comedy in two acts.
Setting: 1956. New York City.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization and Affiliated Theatre Building Co., Inc.
Produced by The Theatre Guild
Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Music by Jule Styne; Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock; Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett; Vocal arrangements and direction by Herbert Greene and Buster Davis; Dance arrangements by John Morris; Incidental music by John Morris
Directed by Jerome Robbins; Choreographed by Jerome Robbins and Bob Fosse
Scenic Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Lighting Design by Peggy Clark
General Manager: Peter Davis
General Stage Manager: Charles Atkin; Stage Manager: Ruth Mitchell; Production Supervisor: Jerome Whyte
Music Contractor: Sol Gusikoff; Orchestra Personnel Manager: Sol Gusikoff
General Press Representative: Nat Dorfman; Press Representative: John L. Toohey and Max Gendel
Cast
Judy Holliday
Ella Peterson
Sydney Chaplin
Jeff Moss
Pam Abbott
Singer
Frank Aletter
Blake Barton
Doria Avila
Dancer
Joanne Birks
Singer
Dort Clark
Inspector Barnes
Frank Derbas
Dancer
Norma Doggett
Olga
Dancer
Phyllis Dorne
Dancer
Don Emmons
Dancer
Peter Gennaro
Carl
Frank Green
Charles Bessemer
Another Actor
Singer at Night Club
Singer
Eddie Heim
Telephone Man
Master of Ceremonies
Dancer
George S. Irving
Larry Hastings
Patti Karr
Dancer
Kasimir Kokich
Other Man
Dancer
Eddie Lawrence
Sandor
Marc Leon
Singer
Urylee Leonardos
Singer
Jeannine Masterson
Mrs. Mallet
Singer
David McDaniel
Maitre D'Hotel
Singer
Paul Michael
Singer
Frank Milton
Ludwig Smiley
Barbara Newman
Dancer
Tom O'Steen
Joey
Dancer
Julian Patrick
Singer
John Perkins
Man from Corvello Mob
Nancy Perkins
Dancer
Ellen Ray
Carol
Michelle Reiner
Michelle
Singer
Marsha Rivers
Dancer
Steve Roland
Singer
Paul Arnold
Donna Sanders
Madame Grimaldi
Singer
Jean Stapleton
Sue
Willy Sumner
Dancer
Ed Thompson
Waiter
Singer
Beryl Towbin
Dancer
Ben Vargas
Dancer
Ann Wallace
Dancer
Bernie West
Dr. Kitchell
Jack Weston
Francis
Pat Wilkes
Gwynne
Billy Wilson
Dancer
Gordon Woodburn
Police Officer
Singer
Standby: Phyllis Newman (Ella Peterson)
Understudies: Frank Green (Paul Arnold), George S. Irving (Sandor), Hal Linden (Jeff Moss), Jeannine Masterson (Olga), David McDaniel (Blake Barton), Frank Milton (Dr. Kitchell), Marge Redmond (Ella Peterson), Michelle Reiner (Sue), Steve Roland (Larry Hastings, Ludwig Smiley, Man from Corvello Mob, Voice in Advertisement), Willy Sumner (Francis), Beryl Towbin (Carol, Gwynne), Ben Vargas (Carl) and Gordon Woodburn (Inspector Barnes)
Theatre World
winner 1957 Award [recipient]
Sydney Chaplin
Tony Award®
1957 Best Musical [nominee]
Produced by The Theatre Guild; Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Music by Jule Styne
winner 1957 Best Actress in a Musical [winner]
Judy Holliday
winner 1957 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [winner]
Sydney Chaplin
music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
ACT 1 Sung By
Bells Are Ringing Company
It's a Perfect Relationship Ella Peterson
On My Own Jeff Moss and Ensemble
You've Got To Do It Jeff Moss
It's A Simple Little System Sandor and Ensemble
Is It a Crime? Ella Peterson
Hello, Hello There! Ella Peterson, Jeff Moss and Ensemble
I Met a Girl Jeff Moss and Ensemble
Long Before I Knew You Ella Peterson and Jeff Moss
ACT 2 Sung By
Mu-Cha-Cha Carl and Ella Peterson
Just in Time Jeff Moss, Ella Peterson and Ensemble
Drop That Name Ella Peterson and Ensemble
The Party's Over Ella Peterson
Salzberg Sue and Sandor
The Midas Touch Singer, Boys and Girls
Long Before I Knew You (Reprise) Jeff Moss
I'm Going Back Ella Peterson
Finale Company
   
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