MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 26, 1960
Closing Date
Jan 13, 1962
Performances
400
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
St. James Theatre
(Dec 26, 1960 - Dec 16, 1961)
54th Street Theatre
(Dec 25, 1961 - Jan 13, 1962)

Setting
New York, New Jersey, and Washington, D.C. Now.

Comments
On layoff from July 24 - August 21, 1961.

Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (Samuel H. Schwartz)
Produced by David Merrick; Associate Producer: Jones Harris
Musical Director: Lehman Engel; Book by Garson Kanin; Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Music orchestrated by Luther Henderson; Vocal arrangements and vocal direction by Buster Davis; Dance arrangements by David Baker
Directed by Garson Kanin; Choreographed by Marc Breaux and Deedee Wood; Associate Director: William Hammerstein
Theatre sound and acoustical facilities engineered by Richard H. Ranger; Scenic Design by Boris Aronson; Costume Design by Irene Sharaff; Lighting Design by Al Alloy; Coiffures by Michel Kazan; Assistant to Miss Sharaff: Florence Klotz; Assistant to Mr. Aronson: Lisa Jalowetz and Ming Cho Lee
Company Manager: Vince McKnight; General Manager: Jack Schlissel
General Stage Manager: Bernard Gersten; Stage Manager: May Muth; Assistant Stage Mgr: Bob McClure; Production Supervisor: Neil Hartley; Assistant to Mr. Hartley: Robert Schear
Assistant Conductor: John Passaretti; Head Copyist: Brick Fleagle; Music Contractor: Morris Stonzek
Press Representative: Bill Doll; Press Assistant: Jeanne Gilbert; Assistant to the Director: Joan Suny; Asst. to the Choreographer: Chad Block; Casting Director: Michael Shurtleff; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company and Fred Golden
Hubert Cram
Kay Cram
Brains Berman
Tilda Mullen
Skin Demopoulos
Fatso O'Rear
John Henry Wheeler
A Casa Girl
 
An Animal Girl
 
Member of the Public
Member of the Public
A Casa Girl
 
An Animal Girl
 
Member of the Public
James Russell Lowell, IV
Thelma Berman
A Waiter
 
Member of the Public
A Casa Girl
 
An Animal Girl
 
Member of the Public
The Interviewer
 
Member of the Public
Senator Redfield
 
Member of the Public
A Casa Girl
 
An Animal Girl
 
Member of the Public
The Photographer
 
Member of the Public
Member of the Public
Member of the Public
The Headwaiter
 
Fatso's Lawyer
 
Member of the Public
Dance Team
 
An Animal Girl
 
Member of the Public
A Swinger
 
Gretchen
 
Member of the Public
Dance Team
 
The Sumo Student
 
Member of the Public
Member of the Public
Member of the Public
Moe Shtarker
The Recording Engineer
 
Senator Rogers
Member of the Public
Member of the Public
The Maitre D'
 
A Commentator
 
Member of the Public
Member of the Public
Wolfie
Member of the Public
Member of the Public
 
Member of the Public
 
The Chief Counsel
 
Member of the Public
A Swinger
 
Member of the Public
A Swinger
 
Member of the Public
A Casa Girl
 
Wheeler's Secretary
 
An Animal Girl
 
Member of the Public
A Commentator
Member of the Public
A Casa Girl
 
Wheeler's Secretary
 
An Animal Girl
 
Member of the Public
Brains' Lawyer
 
Member of the Public
A Casa Girl
 
An Animal Girl
 
Member of the Public
Member of the Public
Standby: Bernie West (Hubert Cram)
Understudies: David Gold (James Russell Lowell, IV), Marc Jordan (Wolfie), Patti Karr (Kay Cram), Al Lewis (Fatso O'Rear), Jim Marley (Brains Berman, Moe Shtarker), Al Nesor (Skin Demopoulos) and Dawn Nickerson (Tilda Mullen)

St. James Theatre (Dec 26, 1960 - Dec 16, 1961)

Cast

Member of the Public
 
A Casa Girl
 
An Animal Girl
 
Wheeler's Secretary
A Casa Girl
 
An Animal Girl
 
Member of the Public
Thelma Berman
Member of the Public
Member of the Public
Member of the Public
Member of the Public
Dance Team
 
An Animal Girl
 
Member of the Public
A Casa Girl
 
An Animal Girl
 
Member of the Public
A Waiter
 
Brains' Lawyer
 
Member of the Public
A Commentator
Member of the Public
Member of the Public
Understudy: Seth Riggs (John Henry Wheeler)

54th Street Theatre (Dec 25, 1961 - Jan 13, 1962)

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Adolph Green and Betty Comden
Act 1
Sung By
Waiting, Waiting
Kay Cram
All You Need Is a Quarter
The Swingers
Take a Job
Hubie and Kay Cram
It's Legitimate
Hubie, Fatso O'Rear, Brains Berman, Skin Demopoulos and the Loaders
I Know About Love
John Henry Wheeler
The Auditions
Marsha, Lou and Gretchen
Cry Like the Wind
Tilda Mullen
Ambition
Hubie and Tilda Mullen
Success
The Tilda Mullen Fans, Tilda Mullen, Hubie, Fatso O'Rear, Brains Berman and Skin Demopoulos
Fireworks
Tilda Mullen and John Henry Wheeler
What's New at the Zoo
Tilda Mullen and Animal Girls
Asking for You
John Henry Wheeler
The Late, Late Show
Hubie
Act 2
Sung By
Adventure
Hubie and Kay Cram
Make Someone Happy
John Henry Wheeler and Tilda Mullen
Don't Be Ashamed of a Teardrop
Hubie, Fatso O'Rear, Brains Berman and Skin Demopoulos
V.I.P.
The Public and Hubie
All of My LIfe
Hubie
Finale
Hubie, Kay Cram and Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

1961 Nominee
Book by Garson Kanin
Music by Jule Styne
Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
Produced by David Merrick
 

Best Actor in a Musical

1961 Nominee
Phil Silvers
 

Best Actress in a Musical

1961 Nominee
Nancy Walker
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1961 Nominee
Nancy Dussault
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1961 Nominee
Directed by Garson Kanin

Theatre World

Award

1961 Recipient
Nancy Dussault
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