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Drat! The Cat!   

Martin Beck Theatre, (10/10/1965 - 10/16/1965)
First Preview: Sep 30, 1965 Total Previews: 11
Opening Date: Oct 10, 1965    
Closing Date: Oct 16, 1965 Total Performances: 8

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: The latter part of the 19th century. New York City and environs.


Production Staff
Produced by Jerry Adler and Norman Rosemont
Book by Ira Levin; Music by Milton Schafer; Lyrics by Ira Levin; Musical Director: Herbert Grossman; Vocal arrangements by Herbert Grossman; Music orchestrated by Hershy Kay and Clare Grundman; Dance music by Genevieve Pitot
Directed by Joe Layton; Choreographed by Joe Layton; Choreographic associate: James Moore
Scenic Design by David Hays; Costume Design by Fred Voelpel; Lighting Design by David Hays; Hair Design by Joe Tubens
Production Stage Manager: George Thorn; Stage Manager: Tom Porter; Assistant Stage Mgr: Robert Borod
Press Representative: Mike Merrick, Ruth Cage and Barry Kobrin
Cast
Jeri Barto
Ensemble
Leo Bloom
Doctor
Prosecutor
Patrolman
Lillian Bozinoff
Ensemble
Jane Connell
Matilda Van Guilder
a socialite
Jacque Dean
Maid
Mariana Doro
Julietta Onderdonck
a dowager from Boston
Charles Durning
Pincer
Superintendant of Police
Sandy Ellen
Emma
Ralph Farnworth
Patrolman
Jack Fletcher
Lucius Van Guilder
Matilda Van Guilder's husband, a millionaire
Ian Garry
Patrolman
David Gold
Roger "Bulldog" Purefoy
Former Chief of Detectives
Judge
Patrolman
Elliott Gould
Bob Purefoy
the Purefoy's son, a patrolman
Margery Gray
Ensemble
Marian Haraldson
Mayor's Wife
Beth Howland
Ensemble
Barney Johnston
Patrolman
Al Lanti
Minister
Patrolman
Lu Leonard
Kate Purefoy
Roger Purefoy's wife
William Lutz
Patrolman
Nancy Lynch
Ensemble
George Marcy
Patrolman
Carmen Morales
Ensemble
Larry Moss
Patrolman
Harry Naughton
Van Guilder's Butler
Patrolman
Ron Paré
Patrolman
James Powers
Patrolman
Dan Siretta
Patrolman
Alfred Spindleman
Mayor
Bill Starr
Patrolman
Gene Varrone
Mallet
Meg Walter
Ensemble
Lesley Ann Warren
Alice Van Guilder
daughter of Mathilde and Lucius Van Guilder
Mary Zahn
Ensemble
Tony Award®
1966 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
David Hays
Theatre World
winner 1966 Award [recipient]
Lesley Ann Warren
music by Milton Schafer; lyrics by Ira Levin
ACT 1 Sung By
Drat! The Cat! Citizens, Patrolmen, Mayor, Pincer (Superintendant of Police) and Mallet
My Son, Uphold the Law Roger "Bulldog" Purefoy (Former Chief of Detectives) and Patrolmen
Holmes and Watson Alice Van Guilder (daughter of Mathilde and Lucius Van Guilder) and Bob Purefoy (the Purefoy's son, a patrolman)
She Touched Me Bob Purefoy (the Purefoy's son, a patrolman)
Wild and Reckless Alice Van Guilder (daughter of Mathilde and Lucius Van Guilder)
She's Roses Bob Purefoy (the Purefoy's son, a patrolman) and Kate Purefoy (Roger Purefoy's wife)
Dancing with Alice Bob Purefoy (the Purefoy's son, a patrolman), Alice Van Guilder (daughter of Mathilde and Lucius Van Guilder), Lucius Van Guilder (Matilda Van Guilder's husband, a millionaire), Matilda Van Guilder (a socialite) and Guests
Drat! The Cat! (Reprise) Lucius Van Guilder (Matilda Van Guilder's husband, a millionaire), Matilda Van Guilder (a socialite) and Guests
Purefoy's Lament Bob Purefoy (the Purefoy's son, a patrolman)
ACT 2 Sung By
A Pox Upon the Traitor's Brow Pincer (Superintendant of Police), Mallet, Emma and Patrolmen
Deep in Your Heart Bob Purefoy (the Purefoy's son, a patrolman)
Let's Go Alice Van Guilder (daughter of Mathilde and Lucius Van Guilder) and Bob Purefoy (the Purefoy's son, a patrolman)
It's Your Fault Lucius Van Guilder (Matilda Van Guilder's husband, a millionaire) and Matilda Van Guilder (a socialite)
Wild and Reckless (Reprise) Bob Purefoy (the Purefoy's son, a patrolman)
The Upside-Down Thief Bob Purefoy (the Purefoy's son, a patrolman), Citizens, Patrolmen and Kate Purefoy (Roger Purefoy's wife)
Today Is a Day for a Band to Play Pincer (Superintendant of Police), Mallet, Emma, Patrolmen and Citizens
She Touched Me (Reprise) Bob Purefoy (the Purefoy's son, a patrolman) and Alice Van Guilder (daughter of Mathilde and Lucius Van Guilder)
I Like Him Alice Van Guilder (daughter of Mathilde and Lucius Van Guilder)
Justice Triumphant Entire Company
Today Is a Day for a Band to Play (Reprise) Entire Company