MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 21, 1945
Closing Date
Jun 29, 1946
Performances
220
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Alvin Theatre
(Dec 21, 1945 - Jun 29, 1946)

Description
A musical in two acts

Setting
1928 - 1929. Staten Island and Atlantic City

Produced by Paul Feigay and Oliver Smith
Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Music by Morton Gould; Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Music orchestrated by Morton Gould; Additional orchestrations: Philip J. Lang and Allan Small; Musical Director: Max Goberman
Production Directed by George Abbott; Choreography and Musical Numbers Staged by Jerome Robbins
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Irene Sharaff; Lighting Design by George Schaff
General Manager: Charles Harris
Technical Director: Peggy Clark; Stage Manager: Robert Griffith; Assistant Stage Mgr: Dan Sattler and Beverly Hume
Rehearsal Pianist: Trude Rittman; Assistant to Jerome Robbins: Anita Alvarez; Orchestra Contractor: Gerald R. Rudy
General Press Representative: Karl Bernstein; Press Representative: Thomas Barrows and Martha Dreiblatt; Technical Advisor on Marathons: June Havoc
Georgia Motley
Maribelle Jones
Dec 21, 1945 - Jun 08, 1946
Dapper Welch
M.M. Montague
Champ Watson
Jerry Bonanza
Rocky (who dances)
Ma Jones
Rocky Barton
Gangster
 
Thug
 
Dancer
Cigarette Girl
 
Singer
Singer
J.C. Creasy
Pa Jones
Neighbor
 
Collegiate
 
One of the Wealthy Ones
 
Comic
 
Dancer
One of the Wealthy Ones
 
One of the Older Generation
Watchman
Miss Texas
Miss Florida
 
Singer
Miss Louisiana
 
Singer
Neighbor
 
Flapper
 
Chorine
 
Dancer
Miss South Dakota
 
Singer
Violin Player
 
Danny
 
Singer
Jerry Bonanza
Alternate
Reporter
 
Bootlegger
 
Marathon M.C.
Miss California
Dec 21, 1945 - Jun 08, 1946
 
Flapper
Dec 21, 1945 - Jun 08, 1946
 
Chorine
Dec 21, 1945 - Jun 08, 1946
 
Dancer
Dec 21, 1945 - Jun 08, 1946
Neighbor
 
One of the Younger Generation
 
Chorine
 
Dancer
Playboy
 
Dream Hero
 
Bartender
 
Dancer
Neighbor
 
Art Leffenbush
Miss Massachusetts
 
Singer
Miss Virginia
 
Neighbor
 
Singer
A Timid Girl
 
Dancer
Newsboy
One of the Older Generation
 
Cop
 
Dancer
Neighbor
 
Policeman
Dancer
Miss Indiana
 
Rich Girl
 
Thugs' Moll
 
Chorine
 
Dancer
Dream Hero
Singer
 
Passerby
 
Dancer
Collegiate
 
Chorine
 
Dancer
Photographer
 
Bootlegger
 
Singer
Master of Ceremonies
 
Rodney Gender
Miss Oklahoma
 
Singer
Good Time Charlie
 
Dream Hero
 
Leader of Thugs
Miss Vermont
 
Singer
One of the Younger Generation
 
Thug
 
Dancer
Waiter
 
Singer
Newsboy
Flapper
 
Thugs' Moll
 
Chorine
 
Dancer
Gangster
 
Cop
 
Dancer
Dancer
Singer
Understudy: Virginia Gorski (Maribelle Jones)

Alvin Theatre (Dec 21, 1945 - Jun 29, 1946)

Assistant Stage Mgr: Howard Lenters and Stefan Gierasch
Dance Captain: Fred Hearne

Cast

Maribelle Jones
Jun 10, 1946 - Jun 29, 1946
Dream Hero
Miss Texas
 
Dancer
Jerry Bonanza
Newsboy
Master of Ceremonies
 
Rodney Gender
Violin Player
Rodney Gender
Neighbor
Master of Ceremonies
music by Morton Gould; lyrics by Adolph Green and Betty Comden
Act 1
Sung By
Million Dollar Smile (Billion Dollar Baby)
The Radio
Who's Gonna Be the Winner
Maribelle Jones, Miss Texas, Singers and Bathing Beauties
Dreams Come True
Maribelle Jones, Rocky (who dances), Playboy and Good Time Charlie
Charleston
Ensemble
Broadway Blossom
Georgia Motley
Speaking of Pals
Dapper Welch, Jerry Bonanza, Waiter, Violin Player, Rocky Barton and Ensemble
There I'd Be
Georgia Motley and M.M. Montague
One Track Mind
Esme and Champ Watson
Bad Timing
Rocky Barton and Maribelle Jones
The Marathoners
Dance Ensemble
A Lovely Girl
Georgia Motley, Maribelle Jones and Jollities Beauties
Act 2
Sung By
Funeral Procession
The Mob
Havin' a Time
Georgia Motley
The Marathon Dance
Champ Watson
Faithless
M.M. Montague and Maribelle Jones
I'm Sure of Your Love
Rocky Barton
A Life With Rocky
Maribelle Jones
The Wedding
Entire Company
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