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Flahooley   

Broadhurst Theatre, (5/14/1951 - 6/16/1951)
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Opening Date: May 14, 1951    
Closing Date: Jun 16, 1951 Total Performances: 40

Category: Musical, Comedy,Puppets, Original, Broadway
Setting: B.G. Bigelow, Inc.; Puppet Laboratory; Telephone & Board Room; Bigelow's Toyland Bazaar; Bigelow Hall of Fame (Showroom to you); Bigelow's Inner Sanctum; City Hall Square; Bigelow's Bagdad; Capsulanti


Production Staff
Produced by Cheryl Crawford; Produced in association with E.Y. Harburg and Fred Saidy
Music by Sammy Fain; Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg; Book by E.Y. Harburg and Fred Saidy; Musical Director: Maurice Levine; Music orchestrated by Ted Royal; Special material for Miss Sumac written by Moises Vivanco
Directed by E.Y. Harburg and Fred Saidy; Choreographed by Helen Tamiris
Scenic Design by Howard Bay; Lighting Design by Howard Bay; Costume Design by David Ffolkes and Lucinda Ballard
General Manager: John Yorke
Production Stage Manager: Andy Anderson; Stage Manager: Perry Bruskin; Assistant Stage Mgr: Clifford Fearl
Press Representative: Abner D. Klipstein
Cast
Edith Atwater
K.T. Pettigrew
Bil Baird's Marionettes
Puppets
Barbara Cook
Sandy
Irwin Corey
Abou Ben Atom
Jerome Courtland
Sylvester
Yma Sumac
Najla
Ernest Truex
B.G. Bigelow
Sara Aman
Dancer
John Anderson
Singer
Clyde, F.D.R. Puppets Singing Voice
Andy Aprea
Lovingham
Board of Directors
Arab
Singer
Bil Baird
Clyde
Marionette Operator
Cora Baird
Mirabelle
Marionette Operator
Lee Ballard
Buyer
Vicki Barrett
Switchboard Operator
Singer
Lulu Bates
Elsa Bullinger
Lewis Bolyard
Singer
Stanley Carlson
A March of Time Voice
Quimsy
Board of Directors
Arab
Lincoln Puppet Singing Voice
Ray Cook
Buyer
Citizen of Capsulanti
Singer
Fay DeWitt
Griselda
Cat Puppet Singing Voice
Carol Donn
Singer
Hen Puppet Singing Voice
Franz Fazakas
Marionette Operator
Lion Puppet Singing Voice
Clifford Fearl
Buyer
Citizen of Capsulanti
Singer
Jane Fischer
Switchboard Operator
Dancer
Carl Harms
Marionette Operator
Tom Payne Puppet Singing Voice
Urylee Leonardos
Switchboard Operator
Singer
Elizabeth Logue
Flahooley
Normand Maxon
Dancer
Joe Nash
Dancer
Louis Nye
El-Akbar
The Elder Arab
Sheldon Ossosky
Citizen of Capsulanti
Dancer
Nehemiah Persoff
Fowzi
The Younger Arab
Marilyn Ross
Miss Buckley
Lois Shearer
Singer
Mirabelle, Cinderella, Poodle Puppets Singing Voice
Laurel Shelby
Switchboard Operator
Buyer
Nurse
Singer
Franklin T. Syme
Buyer
Doctor Smith
Singer
James Tarbutton
Dancer
Richard Temple
Farquarson
Board of Directors
Edgar Thompson
Hastings
Board of Directors
A Radio Voice
Singer
Ted Thurston
Peabody
Board of Directors
Arab
Rhino Puppet Singing Voice
Norval Tormsen
Citizen of Capsulanti
Singer
Tafi Towers
Switchboard Operator
The Voice on the P.A.
Singer
Anthony Tudor
Arab
Rowan Tudor
Evans
Board of Directors
Clayfoot Trowbridge
Annaliese Widman
Dancer
Understudies: John Anderson (Arab), Andy Aprea (Arab, Quimsy), Vicki Barrett (Griselda, Nurse), Lewis Bolyard (Doctor Smith), Jane Fischer (Flahooley), Urylee Leonardos (Najla), Nehemiah Persoff (Abou Ben Atom), Laurel Shelby (K.T. Pettigrew, Miss Buckley, The Voice on the P.A.), Franklin T. Syme (Clayfoot Trowbridge, Evans, Farquarson), Edgar Thompson (Peabody), Ted Thurston (B.G. Bigelow), Norval Tormsen (Sylvester) and Tafi Towers (Elsa Bullinger, Sandy)
music by Sammy Fain; lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
ACT 1 Sung By
You Too Can Be a Puppet Puppet Singers
Here's To Your Illusions Sandy and Sylvester
B.G. Bigelow, Inc. Executives and Personnel
Najla's Song Najla
Who Says There Ain't No Santa Claus Sylvester, Sandy, Executives and Personnel
Flahooley Griselda, Miss Buckley, Executives and Personnel
The World Is Your Balloon Sandy, Sylvester and Puppet Singing Company
He's Only Wonderful Sandy and Sylvester
Arabian For 'Get Happy' Najla
ACT 2 Sung By
Spirit of Capsulanti Miss Buckley and Townspeople
Happy Hunting Elsa Bullinger, Miss Buckley, Griselda and Townspeople
Enchantment Najla
Scheherezade Arabs and Executives
Come Back, Little Genie Sandy
The Springtime Cometh Abou Ben Atom