MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
May 26, 1964
Closing Date
Apr 17, 1965
1st Preview
May 20, 1964
1st Preview
May 20, 1964
Previews
6
Performances
271
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

The credits for this production have not yet been completed or verified.
Theatres
Mark Hellinger Theatre
(May 26, 1964 - Apr 17, 1965)

Setting
Mid-1930s. New York and Hollywood.

Comments
On layoff November 14, 1964 - February 15, 1965 due to Burnett's illness.

Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Musical Director: Colin Romoff; Music orchestrated by Ralph Burns and Ray Ellis; Vocal arrangements by Buster Davis; Dance arrangements by Richard De Benidictis
Directed by George Abbott; Musical Staging by Ernest Flatt
Scenic Design by William and Jean Eckart; Costume Design by Donald Brooks; Lighting Design by William and Jean Eckart
Production Stage Manager: John Allen; Stage Manager: William Krot
Assistant to Mr. Flatt: Carl Jablonski
Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson, Lee Solters and David Powers
Hope Springfield
Byron Prong
Lou Williams
Lionel Z. Governor
Gloria Curie
Photographer
 
Singer
 
Publicity Man
Seamstress
 
Dancer
 
Rex
 
Singer
 
Publicity Man
Helga Sixtrees
 
Dancer
Second Cowboy Extra
 
Waiter
 
Singer
Lead Dancer
Lyman
 
Frank Governor
 
Singer
Singer
Woman
 
Dancer
Madame Barrymore
First Cowboy Extra
 
Arnold Governor
 
Singer
Max Welch
 
Waiter
 
Singer
Dancer
Ralph Governor
George Governor
 
Singer
Convict
 
Dancer
Singer
Singer
Billy Vespers
 
Singer
Chauffeur
 
Convict
 
Dancer
Dancer
 
Autograph Kid
Singer
Rosco
 
Singer
Dancer
 
Teenager
Rudolf Governor
Myra May Melrose
Dancer
 
Teenager
Convict
 
Dancer
Dora Dailey
 
Singer
 
Autograph Kid
Custer Corkley
Dr. Anton Traurig
Approval
Dancer
Dancer
First Girl
 
Dancer
Miss Mallory
 
Singer
Gangster Extra
 
Harold Governor
 
Singer
Convict
 
Dancer
Understudies: Judy Cassmore (Gloria Curie), Don Crichton (Rudolf Governor), Richard Frisch (Dr. Anton Traurig), Carolyn Kemp (Hope Springfield), William Louther (Lou Williams) and Gene Varrone (Byron Prong)

Mark Hellinger Theatre (May 26, 1964 - Apr 17, 1965)

Cast

Gloria Curie
Jun 22, 1964 - ?
Hope Springfield
Byron Prong
Feb 15, 1965 - ?
Hope Springfield
Understudy: Mitzi Welch (Hope Springfield)
music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Adolph Green and Betty Comden
Act 1
Sung By
The Thirties
Byron Prong
It's Good to Be Back Home
Hope Springfield and Ensemble
Fear
Rudolf Governor, Ralph Governor and Nephews
Fear (Reprise)
Byron Prong and Nephews
Call Me Savage
Hope Springfield and Rudolf Governor
The Usher from the Mezzanine
Hope Springfield
I'm With You
Hope Springfield, Byron Prong, Lead Dancer, Violin Girls and Bow Boys
The Usher from the Mezzanine (Reprise)
Hope Springfield and Ensemble
My Fortune Is My Face
Byron Prong
Lila Tremaine
Hope Springfield
Act 2
Sung By
Go Home Train
Hope Springfield
Close Harmony
Lionel Z. Governor, Byron Prong, Gloria Curie and Nephews
You Mustn't Be Discouraged
Hope Springfield and Lou Williams
The Dangerous Age
Lionel Z. Governor
L.Z. In Quest of His Youth
Lionel Z. Governor, Gloria Curie, Lead Dancer and Ensemble
The Fiddler and the Fighter
Byron Prong and Ensemble
Fade Out--Fade In
Hope Springfield and Rudolf Governor

Tony Award®

 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1965 Nominee
Jack Cassidy
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