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Golden Boy   

Majestic Theatre, (10/20/1964 - 3/05/1966)
First Preview: Sep 23, 1964 Total Previews: 25
Opening Date: Oct 20, 1964    
Closing Date: Mar 05, 1966 Total Performances: 568

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: 1960-1964. New York City.


Production Staff [See More]
Produced by Hillard Elkins; Associate Producer: George Platt
Originally produced by Epic
Book by Clifford Odets and William Gibson; Music by Charles Strouse; Lyrics by Lee Adams; Based on the play by Clifford Odets; Musical Director: Elliot Lawrence; Music orchestrated by Ralph Burns; Dance arrangements by Dorothea Freitag; Additional music scoring by Elliot Lawrence; Music for Fight Ballet Assembled by Dorothea Freitag
Directed by Arthur Penn; Choreographed by Donald McKayle; Assistant Choreographer: Jaime Rogers
Scenic Design by Tony Walton; Costume Design by Tony Walton; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Projection Design by Tony Walton; Projections devised by Richard Pilbrow
General Manager: Joseph Harris; Business Administrator for Mr. Elkins: Bill Levine; Company Manager: Sam Pagliaro
Production Manager: Michael Thoma; Stage Manager: Ralph Linn
Music Coordinator for Mr. Davis: George Rhodes; Music Coordination in association with Will Mastin Trio; Music published by Edwin H. Morris & Co.; Copyist: Scott Fisher
General Press Representative: Lee Solters and Harvey B. Sabinson; Press Representative: Harry Nigro; Advertising: Ingram Ash and Blaine-Thompson; Legal Representation: Linden and Deutsch
Wurlitzer Grand Piano used on stage through special arrangement with The Wurlitzer Company
Cast
Sammy Davis, Jr.
Joe Wellington
Billy Daniels
Eddie Satin
Kenneth Tobey
Tom Moody
Paula Wayne
Lorna Moon
Ted Beniades
Roxy Gottlieb
Johnny Brown
Ronnie
Don Crabtree
Drake
Bob Daley
Reporter
Ensemble
Driscoll
Marguerite Delain
Ensemble
Jeannette DuBois
Anna
Lola Falana
Lola
Maxwell Glanville
Fight Announcer
Roy Glenn
Mr. Wellington
Louis Gossett
Frank
Buck Heller
Hoodlum
Ensemble
Baayork Lee
Ensemble
Theresa Merritt
Ensemble
Terrin Miles
Terry
Robin Miller
Ensemble
Sandy Neal
Ensemble
Benny Payne
Benny
Harold Pierson
Ensemble
Albert Popwell
Al
Ensemble
Louise Quick
Ensemble
Mabel Robinson
Mabel
Ensemble
Jaime Rogers
Lopez
Amy Rousselle
Ensemble
Kenneth Scott
Ensemble
Stephen Taylor
Ensemble
Ralph Vucci
Ensemble
Lamont Washington
Ensemble
Charles Welch
Tokio
Lester Wilson
Les
Ensemble
Standby: Sheila Sullivan (Lorna Moon)
Understudies: Don Crabtree (Tom Moody), Bob Daley (Drake, Driscoll), Maxwell Glanville (Mr. Wellington), Louis Gossett (Eddie Satin), Baayork Lee (Terry), Harold Pierson (Lopez), Albert Popwell (Frank, Ronnie), Amy Rousselle (Anna), Ralph Vucci (Roxy Gottlieb, Tokio) and Lamont Washington (Joe Wellington)
Tony Award®
1965 Best Musical [nominee]
Book by Clifford Odets and William Gibson; Music by Charles Strouse; Lyrics by Lee Adams; Produced by Hillard Elkins
1965 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Sammy Davis, Jr.
1965 Best Choreography [nominee]
Donald McKayle
1965 Best Producer of a Musical [nominee]
Hillard Elkins
music by Charles Strouse; lyrics by Lee Adams
ACT 1 Sung By
Workout Boxers
Night Song Joe Wellington
Everything's Great Tom Moody and Lorna Moon
Gimme Some Joe Wellington and Terry
Stick Around Joe Wellington
Don't Forget 127th Street Joe Wellington, Ronnie and Company
Lorna's Here Lorna Moon
The Road Tour Joe Wellington, Lorna Moon, Tom Moody, Roxy Gottlieb, Eddie Satin, Tokio and Company
This Is the Life Eddie Satin, Joe Wellington, Lola and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Golden Boy Lorna Moon
While the City Sleeps Eddie Satin
While the City Sleeps (Dance) Mabel, Lopez and Les
Colorful Joe Wellington
I Want to Be With You Joe Wellington and Lorna Moon
Can't You See It? Joe Wellington
No More Joe Wellington and Company
The Fight Joe Wellington and Lopez