MusicalComedyRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 23, 1974
Closing Date
Jan 04, 1975
1st Preview
Nov 11, 1974
1st Preview
Nov 11, 1974
Previews
51
Performances
16
MusicalComedyRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

The credits for this production have not yet been completed or verified.
Theatres
St. James Theatre
(Dec 23, 1974 - Jan 04, 1975)

Description
A musical in two acts

Setting
The mid-1930s. On and around the campus of Tait College.

Produced by Harry Rigby and Terry Allen Kramer; Associate Producer: Robert Anglund, Stan Hurwit and Frank Montalvo
Music by Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva and Lew Brown; Book by Laurence Schwab, Frank Mandel and B.G. DeSylva; Lyrics by B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown and Ray Henderson; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; Vocal arrangements by Hugh Martin and Timothy Gray; Dance and incidental music composed and arranged by Luther Henderson; Musical Director: Liza Redfield; Book adapted by Abe Burrows
Directed by Abe Burrows; Choreographed by Donald Saddler; Assistant Choreographer: Arthur Faria
Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager; Costume Design by Donald Brooks; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Sound Design by Tony Alloy
Production Stage Manager: Phil Friedman; Stage Manager: Craig Jacobs
Musical Supervisor: Hugh Martin and Timothy Gray
Assistant to Mr. Oenslager: John J. Moore
Press Representative: Henry Luhrman Associates; Casting: Howard Feuer
Professor Kenyon
Bill Johnson
Pooch Kearney
 
Tap Dancer
 
Boy
Sylvester
Bobby Randall
Beef Saunders
 
Happy Days Quartet
 
Baton Twirler
Millie
 
Coed
Windy
 
Tap Dancer
Baton Twirler
 
Coed
Acrobat
 
Baton Twirler
 
Coed
Coed
Babe O'Day
 
Acrobat
Colton Player
 
Acrobat
 
Boy
 
Professor Kenyon
Happy Days Quartet
 
Boy
Connie Lane
Acrobat
 
Boy
Tom Marlowe
 
Happy Days Quartet
Happy Days Quartet
 
Boy
 
Coed
Understudies: Jimmy Brennan (Sylvester, Pooch Kearney), Tommy Breslin (Bobby Randall), Tim Cassidy (Slats), Paula Cinko (Pat), Terry Eno (Tom Marlowe), Anne Kaye (Connie Lane), Sally O'Donnell (Flo), Ernie Pysher (Beef Saunders), Randall Robbins (Bill Johnson), David Thomé (Windy), Rebecca Urich (Babe O'Day) and Marcia Lynn Watkins (Millie)
music by Ray Henderson; lyrics by B.G. DeSylva and Lew Brown
Act 1
Sung By
Overture
Orchestra and Company
He's a Ladies' Man
Pat, Millie, Flo and Students
The Best Things in Life are Free
Professor Kenyon and Students
Just Imagine
Connie Lane, Pat, Millie and Flo
Happy Days
Tom Marlowe, Pat, Millie, Flo and Sylvester
Button Up Your Overcoat
Bobby Randall and Babe O'Day
Lucky in Love
Connie Lane, Tom Marlowe and Students
You're the Cream in My Coffee
Professor Kenyon and Johnson
Varsity Drag
Babe O'Day and Students
Together
Professor Kenyon
Tait Song
Bill Johnson, Pooch Kearney and Students
Lucky in Love (Reprise)
Company
Act 2
Sung By
Today's the Day
Girls
Girl of the Pi Beta Phi
Pat and Girls
Good News
Professor Kenyon, Connie Lane and Students
Keep Your Sunny Side Up
Pooch Kearney
The Best Things in Life Are Free (Reprise)
Connie Lane and Tom Marlowe
Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries
I Want to Be Bad
Professor Kenyon
The Professor and the Students
Professor Kenyon, Pooch Kearney and Company
Finale
Company

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Choreography

1975 Nominee
Choreographed by Donald Saddler

Theatre World

Award

1975 Recipient
Marti Rolph and Scott Stevensen
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