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Funny Face   

Alvin Theatre, (11/22/1927 - 6/23/1928)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Nov 22, 1927    
Closing Date: Jun 23, 1928 Total Performances: 244

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Jimmy Reeve's house, Peter Thurston's house. Lake Wapatog in New Jersey and Atlantic City


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Pingo Realty Company, Inc.; Theatre Leased by Arapin Realty Company, Inc.
Produced by Alex. A. Aarons and Vinton Freedley
Music by George Gershwin; Lyrics by Ira Gershwin; Book by Fred Thompson and Paul Gerard Smith; Musical Director: Alfred Newman
Staged by Edgar MacGregor; Dances and Ensembles by Bobby Connolly
Scenic Design by John Wenger; Costume Design by Kiviette
Company Manager: H.E. Bryant
Stage Manager: Sam Fischer; Assistant Stage Mgr: William Cooper
At the piano: Victor Arden and Phil Ohman
Press Representative: Karl N. Bernstein
Cast
Adele Astaire
Frankie
Fred Astaire
Jimmy Reeve
Allen Kearns
Peter Thurston
William Kent
Dugsie Gibbs
Victor Moore
Herbert
Kay Annis
Lady of the Ensemble
Winifred Beck
Lady of the Ensemble
Marcia Bell
Lady of the Ensemble
Vera Berg
Lady of the Ensemble
Edwin Bidwell
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Mildred Brower
Lady of the Ensemble
Dowell Brown
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Jean Carroll
Lady of the Ensemble
Helen Clare
Lady of the Ensemble
Austin Clark
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Betty Compton
Dora
William Cooper
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Arthur Craig
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Norman Curtis
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Peggy Daubert
Lady of the Ensemble
Dorothy Dawn
Lady of the Ensemble
Eugene Day
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Ann Ecklund
Lady of the Ensemble
Adelyn Endore
Lady of the Ensemble
Jack Fraley
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Elsie Frank
Lady of the Ensemble
Sherry Gale
Lady of the Ensemble
Bob Gebhardt
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Gloria Glennon
Lady of the Ensemble
Ona Hamilton
Lady of the Ensemble
Earl Hampton
Chester
Edwin Hodge
Hotel Clerk
Thomas Hodges
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Alma Hookey
Lady of the Ensemble
Paul Jensen
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Dorothy Jordan
Bell Hop
Lady of the Ensemble
Richard Keith
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Adrienne Lampel
Lady of the Ensemble
Helen Leslie
Lady of the Ensemble
W.L. Mack
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Ted MacLean
Sergeant of Police
Lionel Maclyn
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Frances Markey
Lady of the Ensemble
Maxine Marshall
Lady of the Ensemble
Tom Martin
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Pauline Mason
Lady of the Ensemble
Ethel Maye
Lady of the Ensemble
Gertrude McDonald
June
Estelle Mercier
Lady of the Ensemble
Gordon Merrick
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Lillian Michel
Lady of the Ensemble
Walter Munroe
Porter
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Jo Navarro
Lady of the Ensemble
Elsie Neal
Lady of the Ensemble
Richard Neely
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Marie Otto
Lady of the Ensemble
Ruth Penery
Lady of the Ensemble
Boo Phelps
Lady of the Ensemble
Edwin Preble
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Peggy Quinn
Lady of the Ensemble
Fritz Reinhard
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Rita Romero
Lady of the Ensemble
Ruth Sato
Lady of the Ensemble
Marshall Scott
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Marjorie Seltzer
Lady of the Ensemble
Bobby Shutta
Lady of the Ensemble
Sam Simpson
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Ray Stilley
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Marion Tierney
Lady of the Ensemble
Billie Walker
Lady of the Ensemble
Walter Wandell
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Polly Williams
Lady of the Ensemble
music by George Gershwin; lyrics by Ira Gershwin
ACT 1 Sung By
Birthday Party Dora, June and Guests
Once Dugsie Gibbs, Dora and Ensemble
Funny Face Frankie and Jimmy Reeve
High Hat Jimmy Reeve and Boys
'S Wonderful Frankie and Peter Thurston
Let's Kiss and Make Up Frankie, Jimmy Reeve and Ensemble
Come Along, Let's Gamble Entire Company
ACT 2 Sung By
In the Swim Girls
He Loves and She Loves Frankie and Peter Thurston
Tell the Doc Dugsie Gibbs and Girls
What Am I Going to Do? (Funny Face) Jimmy Reeve, June, Dora and Girls
Sing a Little Song Pianists, Ritz Quartette, and Boys
What Am I Going to Do? (Funny Face) (Reprise) Dora, June and Chorus
The Babbitt and the Bromide Frankie and Jimmy Reeve