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Alvin Theatre, (3/19/1959 - 5/30/1959)
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Opening Date: Mar 19, 1959    
Closing Date: May 30, 1959 Total Performances: 92

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: 1813. England.

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Theatre Leased by Herman Bernstein
Produced by George Gilbert and Edward Specter Productions, Inc.; Produced in association with The Jule Styne Organization
Book by Abe Burrows; Based on the novel "Pride & Prejudice" by Jane Austen; Based on the play by Helen Jerome; Music by Robert Goldman, Glenn Paxton and George Weiss; Lyrics by Robert Goldman, Glenn Paxton and George Weiss; Musical Director: Frederick Dvonch; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Dance arrangements by John Morris; Vocal arrangements by Buster Davis; Vocal direction by Buster Davis
Directed by Abe Burrows; Choreographed by Jonathan Lucas
Production Design by Peter Larkin; Costume Design by Alvin Colt; Lighting Design by Charles Elson; Hair Styles by Ernest Adler
General Manager: Sylvia Herscher; Business Manager: Michael Goldreyer
Production Stage Manager: Phil Friedman; Stage Manager: Fred Smith
Music Contractor: Phil Palmer
Press Representative: John L. Toohey
Polly Bergen
Elizabeth Bennett
Hermione Gingold
Mrs. Bennett
Farley Granger
Fitzwilliam Darcy
Adrienne Angel
Singing Ensemble
Arlene Avril
Dancing Ensemble
Suzie Baker
Singing Ensemble
Alvin Beam
Dancing Ensemble
Richard Bengal
Sir William Lucas
Lois Bewley
Mary Bennett
Sibyl Bowan
Lady Lucas
Bill Carter
Lieutenant Denny
Jim Corbett
Dancing Ensemble
Stuart Damon
Singing Ensemble
Mary Finney
Lady Catherine de Bourgh
Stuart Fleming
Dancing Ensemble
Norman Fredericks
Singing Ensemble
Richard Gain
Dancing Ensemble
Janise Gardner
Dancing Ensemble
Sally Gura
Dancing Ensemble
Ellen Hanley
Charlotte Lucas
Marian Haraldson
Singing Ensemble
Warren Hays
Singing Ensemble
Christopher Hewett
Stuart Hodes
Lieutenant Rockingham
Dancing Ensemble
Harriet Leigh
Dancing Ensemble
Garrett Lewis
Dancing Ensemble
Donald Madden
Charles Bingley
Laurie Main
Mr. Bennett
Jeannine Masterson
Singing Ensemble
Martha Mathes
Lady Anne
Dancing Ensemble
Dorothy Jeanne Mattis
Dancing Ensemble
James Mitchell
Captain Wickham
Phyllis Newman
Jane Bennett
Wendy Nickerson
Dancing Ensemble
Louise Pearl
Singing Ensemble
Lauri Peters
Kitty Bennett
Casper Roos
Mr. Stubbs
Singing Ensemble
Lynn Ross
Lydia Bennett
Tony Rossi
Singing Ensemble
John Starkweather
Butler at Rosings
Dancing Ensemble
Jay Stern
Singing Ensemble
Marti Stevens
Caroline Bingley
Beverly Jane Welch
Singing Ensemble
Understudies: Adrienne Angel (Jane Bennett), Suzie Baker (Lady Catherine de Bourgh), Richard Bengal (Mr. Bennett), Sibyl Bowan (Mrs. Bennett), Jim Corbett (Lieutenant Denny), Stuart Damon (Charles Bingley), Janise Gardner (Lydia Bennett), Ellen Hanley (Elizabeth Bennett), Marian Haraldson (Lady Lucas), Stuart Hodes (Captain Wickham), Laurie Main (Collins), Jeannine Masterson (Caroline Bingley), Martha Mathes (Mary Bennett), Dorothy Jeanne Mattis (Kitty Bennett) and Louise Pearl (Charlotte Lucas)
music by Robert Goldman; lyrics by Robert Goldman
ACT 1 Sung By
Five Daugthers Mrs. Bennett
I'm Me Elizabeth Bennett and Sisters
Have You Heard the News? Mrs. Bennett and Townspeople
A Perfect Evening Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennett
As Long as There's a Mother Mrs. Bennett and Daughters
Love Will Find Out the Way Elizabeth Bennett
Gentlement Don't Fall Wildly in Love Fitzwilliam Darcy
This Really Isn't Me Elizabeth Bennett
ACT 2 Sung By
Wasn't It a Simply Lovely Wedding? Elizabeth Bennett, Mrs. Bennett, Charlotte Lucas, Collins and Ensemble
A House in Town Mrs. Bennett
The Heart Has Won the Game Fitzwilliam Darcy
I'm Me (Reprise) Elizabeth Bennett
Let's Fetch the Carriage Elizabeth Bennett and Mrs. Bennett
The Heart Has Won the Game (Reprise) Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennett