MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Nov 29, 1956
Closing Date
Mar 07, 1959
Performances
924
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

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Theatres
Shubert Theatre
(Nov 29, 1956 - Dec 13, 1958)
Alvin Theatre
(Dec 15, 1958 - Mar 07, 1959)

Description
A musical comedy in two acts.

Setting
1956. New York City.

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; Assistant Choreographer: Robert Tucker
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; Assistant Stage Mgr: Fred Smith
Music Contractor: Sol Gusikoff; Orchestra Personnel Manager: Sol Gusikoff; Assistant Conductor: Frank Nowicki
Assistant to Mr. Du Bois: Willa Kim and Waldo Angelo
General Press Representative: Nat Dorfman; Press Representative: John L. Toohey and Max Gendel; Casting: Ruth Frankenstein
Ella Peterson
Jeff Moss
Nov 29, 1956 - Jun 28, 1958
Singer
Blake Barton
Dancer
Singer
Inspector Barnes
Dancer
 
Dancer
Dancer
Dancer
Charles Bessemer
 
Another Actor
 
Singer at Night Club
 
Singer
Telephone Man
 
Master of Ceremonies
 
Dancer
Larry Hastings
Dancer
Other Man
 
Dancer
Singer
Mrs. Mallet
 
Singer
Maitre D'Hotel
 
Singer
Singer
Ludwig Smiley
 
Dancer
Man from Corvello Mob
Dancer
Carol
Michelle
 
Singer
Dancer
Singer
 
Paul Arnold
Madame Grimaldi
 
Singer
Dancer
Waiter
 
Singer
Dancer
Dancer
Dancer
Dr. Kitchell
Francis
Gwynne
Dancer
Police Officer
 
Singer
Standby: George Gaynes (Jeff Moss)
Understudies: Frank Green (Paul Arnold), George S. Irving (Sandor), 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 (Gwynne, Carol), Ben Vargas (Carl) and Gordon Woodburn (Inspector Barnes)

Shubert Theatre (Nov 29, 1956 - Dec 13, 1958)

Cast

Betty Garrett
During Judy Holliday's vacation
Ella Peterson
Aug 26, 1957 - Sep 07, 1957
Jeff Moss
Jun 30, 1958 - Mar 07, 1959
Larry Parks
During Sidney Chaplin's vacation
Jeff Moss
Aug 26, 1957 - Sep 07, 1957
Singer at Night Club
Police Officer
Maitre D'Hotel
Waiter
Understudies: June Ericson (Ella Peterson), Hal Linden (Jeff Moss) and Phyllis Newman (Ella Peterson)

Alvin Theatre (Dec 15, 1958 - Mar 07, 1959)

Theatre Owned / Operated by Herman Bernstein
General Stage Manager: Billy Matthews; Stage Manager: Joseph Dooley; Assistant Stage Mgr: Paul Davis (Mar 1959 - ?)
Press Representative: Dick Weaver and Alfred H. Tamarin

Cast

Another Actor
Man from Corvello Mob
Dancer
Singer
Singer
Dancer
Dancer
Other Man
 
Dancer
Waiter
Singer
Larry Hastings
Dancer
Maitre D'Hotel
 
Singer
Telephone Man
 
Master of Ceremonies
 
Dancer
 
Dancer
Dancer
Dancer
Francis
Singer
Dancer
Dancer
Singer at Night Club
 
Singer
Police Officer
 
Singer
Mrs. Mallet
 
Singer
Understudies: Doria Avila (Carl), Vincent Beck (Jeff Moss), Jain Fairfax (Carol, Olga), Louis Kosman (Man from Corvello Mob), Marc Leon (Dr. Kitchell), Paul Lipson (Sandor), Frances Martin (Gwynne), Mitchell Nutick (Francis), Steve Roland (Inspector Barnes), Bob Roman (Paul Arnold, Ludwig Smiley), Lynne Stuart (Ella Peterson) and Mark Tully (Blake Barton)
music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Adolph Green and Betty Comden
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

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

1957 Nominee
Produced by The Theatre Guild
Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
Music by Jule Styne

Best Actress in a Musical

1957 Winner
Judy Holliday

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1957 Winner
Sydney Chaplin
 

Best Choreography

1957 Nominee
Choreographed by Jerome Robbins and Bob Fosse

Theatre World

Award

1957 Recipient
Sydney Chaplin
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