MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 11, 1958
Closing Date
Feb 28, 1959
Performances
161
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
(Oct 11, 1958 - Feb 28, 1959)

Description
A musical in two acts

Setting
1913. Onstage, New York City; Maggie's dressing room; Max's lot; the Fat Cat Roof Garden; Huckleberry Island; a rest home on the mainland; Bessie's barn, up the Hudson; ballroom, George's town house; Egypt-on-the-Hudson

Book by Walter Kerr and Jean Kerr; Music by Leroy Anderson; Lyrics by Joan Ford, Walter Kerr and Jean Kerr; Musical Director: Lehman Engel; Music orchestrated by Leroy Anderson and Philip J. Lang; Dance arrangements by Laurence Rosenthal; Assistant to Mr. Engel: Karen Gustafson; Choral Assistant to Mr. Engel: Jonathan Anderson
Directed by Walter Kerr; Dances and Musical Numbers Staged by Agnes de Mille
Scenic Design by Peter Larkin; Costume Design by Castillo; Lighting Design by Feder; Assistant to Mr. Castillo: Joy Small
General Manager: Oscar Olesen; Company Manager: Richard Horner
Production Stage Manager: James Gelb; Stage Manager: Frederic de Wilde and Jonathan Anderson; Assistant Stage Mgr: Beau Tilden and Howard Fischer
Assistant Conductor: John Passaretti; Music Contractor: Morris Stonzek
Press Representative: Bob Ullman and Barry Hyams; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner; Casting: Terry Fay; Production Associate: Joseph I. Levine; Press Associate: Theatrical Interests Plan, Inc.; Associate Press Representative: Lila Glaser; Press Secretary: Edith L. Kean; Assistant to Miss de Mille: Mavis Ray; Assistant to Walter and Jean Kerr: Joy Small
Max Grady
Maggie Harris
George Randolph Brown
Lois Lee
Deputy
 
Singer
 
Singer
Dancer
Dancer
Singer
Singer
Dancer
Dancer
Singer
Max's Assistant
 
Singer
Dancer
Dancer
Dancer
Dancer
Dancer
Dancer
Singer
Dancer
Singer
Dancer
Singer
Singer
Dancer
Dancer
Deputy
Dancer
Chauffeur
Max's Assistant
 
Singer
Understudies: Martin Brooks (Max Grady), Jane Carlyle (Bessie), John Carter (Andy, Max's Assistant), Sam Greene (George Randolph Brown), Jan Norris (Lois Lee), Ben Parrish (Max's Assistant), Rufus Smith (Pete) and Beau Tilden (J.C.)

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (Oct 11, 1958 - Feb 28, 1959)

Production Stage Manager: Frederic de Wilde

Cast

Clown
Dancer
music by Leroy Anderson; lyrics by Jean Kerr, Joan Ford and Walter Kerr
Act 1
Sung By
Lazy Moon
Company
Give the Little Lady
Maggie Harris and Company
Save a Kiss
Maggie Harris and George Randolph Brown
No One'll Ever Love You
Maggie Harris and Max Grady
If I Can't Take It with Me
Pete and Company
Who's Been Sitting in My Chair?
Maggie Harris
There Never Was a Woman
Max Grady
The Pussy Foot
Lois Lee and Company
Act 2
Sung By
Lady in Waiting
Lois Lee and George Randolph Brown
The Beast in You
Maggie Harris
Shall I Take My Heart and Go?
George Randolph Brown
Bad Companions
Pete, Bessie, Andy and Max's Assistant
I Can't Be in Love
Max Grady
I Never Know When
Maggie Harris
The Town House Maxixe (Dance)
Lois Lee, Dancer and Company
Two Years in the Making
Pete, Bessie and Singers
Heart of Stone (Pyramid Dance)
Dancer and Company

Tony Award®

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

2020 Winner
Russell Nype

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

2020 Winner
Pat Stanley
 

Best Costume Design

1959 Nominee
Costume Design by Castillo
 

Best Choreography

1959 Nominee
Choreographed by Agnes de Mille
 

Best Conductor and Musical Director

1959 Nominee
Musical Director: Lehman Engel
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