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Early to Bed   

Broadhurst Theatre, (6/17/1943 - 5/13/1944)
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Opening Date: Jun 17, 1943    
Closing Date: May 13, 1944 Total Performances: 380

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: New York City


Production Staff
Produced by Richard Kollmar
Music by Thomas "Fats" Waller; Book by George Marion, Jr.; Lyrics by George Marion, Jr.; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Vocal arrangements by Clay Warnick
Staged by Richard Kollmar; Choreographed by Robert Alton
Scenic Design by George Jenkins; Costume Design by Miles White
Production Supervisor: Alfred Bloomingdale
Cast
Muriel Angelus
Madame Rowena
George Baxter
Coach
Helen Bennett
Duchess
David Bethea
Gardener
Anthony Blair
Bartender
Eleanor Boleyn
Butch
Ralph Bunker
Mayor
Peggy Cordrey
Interlude
Harold Cromer
Caddy
Jane Deering
Lois
Maurice Ellis
Gendarme
Franklyn Fox
Admiral Saint-Cassette
James W. Gardiner
Wilbur
Angela Greene
Isabella
Burt Harger
Burt
Bob Howard
Pooch
Louise Jarvis
Marcella
Choo Choo Johnson
Pauline
Jane Kean
Eileen
Richard Kollmar
El Magnifico
Charles Kraft
Charles
Jeni Le Gon
Lily Ann
John Lund
O'Connor
Charlotte Maye
Charlotte
Harrison Muller
Junior
Dean Murphy
Radio representation of President Roosevelt's voic
Honey Murray
Minerva
Mary Small
Jessica
Evelyn Ward
Naomi
Ruth Webb
Opal
George Zoritch
Pablo
ACT 1 Sung By
A Girl Who Doesn't Ripple When She Bends Jessica, Minerva, Caddy and Girls
There's Man in My Life Madame Rowena
Me and My Old World Charm El Magnifico
Supple Couple Jessica, Lily Ann, Pooch and El Magnifico
Slightly Less Than Wonderfull Lois and Pablo
Slightly Less Than Wonderfull (Reprise) Lily Ann, Pooch, Caddy, Gardener and Gendarme
This Is So Nice (It Must Be Illegal) Madame Rowena and El Magnifico
Hi-De-Ho High Pooch, Lily Ann, Caddy, Gardener, Gendarme, Naomi, Charles and Ensemble
The Ladies Who Sing With the Band Jessica, Madame Rowena, Eileen and Lois
There's "Yes" in the Air El Magnifico, Jessica, Eileen, Lois, Pablo, Burt, Charlotte, Minerva and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Get Away, Young Man Eileen, Junior, Charles, Wilbur and Ensemble
Long Time No Song El Magnifico and Madame Rowena
Early to Bed Jessica, Lois, Pablo, Burt, Charlotte, Caddy and Ensemble
There's Man in My Life (Reprise) Madame Rowena
When the Nylons Bloom Again Pooch and Lily Ann