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Finian's Rainbow   

City Center, (5/18/1955 - 5/29/1955)
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Opening Date: May 18, 1955    
Closing Date: May 29, 1955 Total Performances: 15

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Off-Broadway


Production Staff
Produced by New York City Center Light Opera Company (William Hammerstein: General Director)
Book by E.Y. Harburg and Fred Saidy; Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg; Music by Burton Lane; Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett and Don Walker; Musical Director: Frederick Dvonch
Staged by William Hammerstein; Choreographed by Onna White; Based the original choreography by Michael Kidd
Scenic Design by Howard Bay; Costume Design by Alvin Colt
Production Stage Manager: Bernard Gersten; Stage Manager: Richard Blofson
Conducted by Julius Rudel
Assistant to Mr. Hammerstein: Michael Shurtleff; Costume Supervisor: Frank Spencer
Cast
Jonelle Allen
Honey Lou
Anita Alvarez
Susan Mahoney
Helen Baisley
Singer
Richard Blofson
2nd Deputy
Frank Borgman
Senator Billboard Rawkins
John Bouie
1st Passion Pilgrim Gospeleer
Singer
Walter P. Brown
1st Geologist
Singer
Eddie Bruce
Buzz Collins
John Bryan
Sheriff
Terry Carter
Howard
Sharecropper
Donn Driver
Og
James Elward
Mr. Shears
Clifford Fearl
Singer
Al Fiorella
Dancer
Helen Gallagher
Sharon McLonergan
Michael Gilford
Henry
Merv Griffin
Woody Mahoney
Erona Harris
Dancer
Norma Kaiser
Dancer
Robert Karl
Dancer
Emory Knight
2nd Geologist
3rd Deputy
Lynn-Rose Kohan
Diane
Rosetta LeNoire
2nd Sharecropper
Howard Lear
1st Deputy
Singer
Loys Lozano
Dancer
Will Mahoney
Finian McLonergan
Therese Mari
Singer
Mary Martinet
Dancer
Rosalie Maxwell
Singer
Vera McNichols
Dancer
Eileen Moran
Singer
Tom Panko
Dancer
Louise Pearl
Singer
Charles Queenan
Dancer
Michelle Reiner
Singer
Nadine Revene
Dancer
Seth Riggs
2nd Sharecropper
Singer
Jay Riley
3rd Passion Pilgrim Gospeleer
Dancer
Singer
Robert Rippy
Singer
Harry Lee Rogers
Dancer
Janice Samarie
Singer
Oggie Small
Mr. Robust
Elwood Smith
2nd Passion Pilgrim Gospeleer
Singer
Christine Spencer
Singer
Evans Thornton
1st Sharecropper
Singer
Rodester Timmons
John
the Preacher
Singer
Kirsten Valbor
Dancer
Murray Vines
Singer
Marc West
Dancer
Elizabeth Williamson
Dancer
Tony Award®
1956 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Will Mahoney
music by Burton Lane; lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
ACT 1 Sung By
This Time of the Year Ensemble
How Are Things in Glocca Morra? Sharon McLonergan
Look to the Rainbow Sharon McLonergan and Ensemble
Old Devil Moon Sharon McLonergan and Woody Mahoney
How Are Things in Glocca Morra? (Reprise) Sharon McLonergan
Something Sort of Grandish Susan Mahoney and Og
If This Isn't Love Sharon McLonergan, Woody Mahoney and Ensemble
Something Sort of Grandish (Reprise) Og
Necessity
That Great 'Come-and-Get-It' Day Sharon McLonergan, Woody Mahoney and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
When the Idle Poor Become the Idle Rich Sharon McLonergan and Ensemble
Old Devil Moon (Reprise) Sharon McLonergan and Woody Mahoney
Fiddle Faddle Og
The Begat Senator Billboard Rawkins, 1st Passion Pilgrim Gospeleer, 2nd Passion Pilgrim Gospeleer and 3rd Passion Pilgrim Gospeleer
Look to the Rainbow (Reprise) Sharon McLonergan, Woody Mahoney and Ensemble
When I'm Not Near the Girl I Love Og and Susan Mahoney
If This Isn't Love (Reprise) Entire Ensemble
Finale Entire Company
   
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