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Darling of the Day   

George Abbott Theatre, (1/27/1968 - 2/24/1968)
First Preview: Jan 16, 1968 Total Previews: 4
Opening Date: Jan 27, 1968    
Closing Date: Feb 24, 1968 Total Performances: 31

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: 1905. London and environs.


Production Staff [See More]
Produced by The Theatre Guild (Philip Langner and Armina Marshall) and Joel Schenker
Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg; (Uncredited) book by Nunnally Johnson (author of original book; credit withdrawn before Broadway opening); From the plays "Buried Alive" & "The Great Adventure" by Arnold Bennett; Musical Director: Buster Davis; Vocal arrangements by Buster Davis; Dance arrangements by Trude Rittman; Music orchestrated by Ralph Burns
Directed by Noel Willman; Choreographed by Lee Theodore
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Lighting Design by Peggy Clark
General Manager: Victor Samrock; Company Manager: Ralph Roseman
Production Stage Manager: Phil Friedman; Stage Manager: Michael Sinclair and Phil King
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Morris Stonzek; Music Supervisor: Lilette Hindin
Assistant to the Director: Fred Hebert; Press Representative: Arthur Cantor and Arthur Solomon; Casting Consultant: Ruth Kramer
Cast
Vincent Price
Priam Farll
Patricia Routledge
Alice Challice
Brenda Forbes
Lady Vale
Teddy Green
Alf
Peter Woodthorpe
Oxford
John Aman
Equerry
Constable
Singer
Bonnie Ano
Dancer
Camila Ashland
Mrs. Leek
Larry Brucker
Attendant
Singer
Christopher Chadman
Dancer
Paul Eichel
Frame Maker
Singer
Charles Gerald
The King
Marian Haraldson
Singer
Reby Howells
Dancer
Beth Howland
Rosalind
Dancer
Mitchell Jason
Duncan
Marc Jordan
Bert
Reid Klein
Sydney
Singer
George Lee
Dancer
Michael Lewis
Pennington
Leo Leyden
Doctor
Judge
Jim May
Dancer
Ross Miles
Cabby
Dancer
Carl Nicholas
Old Gentleman
Singer
Joy Nichols
Daphne
Kay Oslin
Singer
Jeannette Seibert
Singer
Fred Siretta
Curate
Dancer
Maggie Task
Singer
Georgianne Thon
Dancer
Phyllis Wallach
Dancer
Charles Welch
Henry Leek
Herb Wilson
Curate
Dancer
Denise Winston
Dancer
Maggie Worth
Singer
Albert Zimmerman
Singer
Standby: Mitchell Jason (Priam Farll) and Joy Nichols (Alice Challice)
Understudies: Paul Eichel (The King), Charles Gerald (Duncan, Pennington), Marc Jordan (Henry Leek), Zale Kessler (Doctor), Michael Lewis (Oxford), Ross Miles (Alf), Jeannette Seibert (Lady Vale) and Maggie Worth (Daphne)
Tony Award®
winner 1968 Best Actress in a Musical [winner]
Patricia Routledge
music by Jule Styne; lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
ACT 1 Sung By
Mad For Art Art Lovers
He's A Genius Oxford, Priam Farll and Henry Leek
To Get Out Of This World Alive Priam Farll
It's Enough To Make A Lady Fall In Love Alice Challice, Alf, Bert and Putney Friends
A Gentleman's Gentleman Alice Challice, Alf, Bert, Priam Farll, Duncan and Bystanders
Double Soliloquy Priam Farll and Alice Challice
Let's See What Happens Alice Challice and Priam Farll
Panache Oxford and Lady Vale
I've Got A Rainbow Working For Me Priam Farll and Putney Friends
Money, Money, Money- Alf, Bert and Sydney
That Something Extra Special Alice Challice
Money, Money, Money- (Reprise) Alf, Bert and Sydney
ACT 2 Sung By
What Makes a Marriage Merry Alice Challice, Priam Farll, Alf, Bert, Daphne and Rosalind
He's A Genius (Reprise) Oxford and Assistants
Not On Your Nellie Alice Challice, Alf, Bert and Putney Friends
Sunset Tree Priam Farll and Alice Challice
Butler In The Abbey Priam Farll and Courtroom
Not On Your Nellie (Reprise) Entire Company