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Alvin Theatre, (3/08/1960 - 5/28/1960)
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Opening Date: Mar 08, 1960    
Closing Date: May 28, 1960 Total Performances: 97

Category: Musical, Comedy, Fantasy, Romantic Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: In and about Greenwillow.

Production Staff [See More]
Produced by Robert A. Willey; Produced in association with Frank Productions, Inc.
Book by Lesser Samuels and Frank Loesser; Based on the novel by B.J. Chute; Music by Frank Loesser; Lyrics by Frank Loesser; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Musical Director: Abba Bogin
Directed by George Roy Hill; Choreographed by Joe Layton
Scenic Design by Peter Larkin; Costume Design by Alvin Colt; Lighting Design by Feder; Sound Design by Sound Associates, Inc.; Hair Design by Grady Bundrick
General Manager: Joseph Harris
Production Stage Manager: Terence Little; Stage Manager: Arthur Rubin
Copyist Supervisor: Mathilde Pincus; Music Contractor: Emory Davis; Orchestra Manager: Jacques Rabiroff
General Press Representative: Philip Bloom; Press Representative: David Lipsky; Animal Trainer: Chateau Theatrical Animals
Anthony Perkins
Gideon Briggs
William Chapman
Reverend Lapp
Cecil Kellaway
Reverend Birdsong
Pert Kelton
Gramma Briggs
Ellen McCown
Dorrie Whitbred
Kenny Adams
Singing Ensemble
Jere Admire
Dancing Ensemble
Don Atkinson
Dancing Ensemble
Estelle Aza
Dancing Ensemble
Betsy Bridge
Singing Ensemble
Lynn Brinker
Martha Briggs
Lee Cass
Thomas Clegg
Joan Coddington
Dancing Ensemble
Saralou Cooper
Grover Dale
Dortha Duckworth
Clara Clegg
Ethelyne Dunfee
Dancing Ensemble
Richard Englund
Dancing Ensemble
Marie Foster
Mrs. Lunny
Singing Ensemble
Rico Froehlich
Singing Ensemble
David Gold
Dancing Ensemble
Russell Goodwin
Singing Ensemble
Margery Gray
Dancing Ensemble
Mickey Gunnerson
Dancing Ensemble
Brenda Harris
Sheby Briggs
Jordon Howard
Mr. Preebs
Singing Ensemble
Patsi King
Dancing Ensemble
Jack Leigh
Dancing Ensemble
Bruce MacKay
Amos Briggs
John Megna
Jabez Briggs
Marian Mercer
Singing Ensemble
Carl Nicholas
Singing Ensemble
Thomas Norden
Young Churchgoer
Virginia Oswald
Singing Ensemble
Bob Roman
Singing Ensemble
Elaine Swann
Shelia Swenson
Singing Ensemble
Maggie Task
Mrs. Hasty
Singing Ensemble
Karen Thorsell
Singing Ensemble
Ian Tucker
Micah Briggs
Nancy Van Rhein
Dancing Ensemble
Jimmy White
Dancing Ensemble
Understudies: Grover Dale (Gideon Briggs), Marie Foster (Clara Clegg, Gramma Briggs), Rico Froehlich (Reverend Lapp), Edmund Gaynes (Micah Briggs), Russell Goodwin (Amos Briggs), Jordon Howard (Thomas Clegg), Patsi King (Nell), Jack Leigh (Will), Ralph Linn (Andrew), Ave Marie Megna (Sheby Briggs), Marian Mercer (Emma, Maidy), Thomas Norden (Jabez Briggs), Clarence Nordstrom (Reverend Birdsong), Virginia Oswald (Mrs. Hasty), Bob Roman (Mr. Preebs), Maggie Task (Martha Briggs) and Karen Thorsell (Dorrie Whitbred)
Tony Award®
1960 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Anthony Perkins
1960 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Pert Kelton
1960 Best Scenic Design (Musical) [nominee]
Scenic Design by Peter Larkin
1960 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Alvin Colt
1960 Best Choreography [nominee]
Joe Layton
1960 Best Conductor and Musical Director [nominee]
Musical Director: Abba Bogin
1960 Best Stage Technician [nominee]
James Orr
music by Frank Loesser; lyrics by Frank Loesser
ACT 1 Sung By
A Day Borrowed from Heaven The Villagers
A Day Borrowed from Heaven (Reprise) Gideon Briggs
The Music of Home Amos Briggs, Gideon Briggs and the Villagers
Gideon Briggs, I Love You Gideon Briggs and Dorrie Whitbred
The Autumn Courting All the Villagers
The Call to Wander Amos Briggs
Summertime Love Gideon Briggs and the Villagers
Walking Away Whistling Dorrie Whitbred
The Sermon Reverend Lapp and Reverend Birdsong
Could've Been a Ring Clara Clegg and Gramma Briggs
Gideon Briggs, I Love You (Reprise) Dorrie Whitbred
Halloweve The Young Villagers
Never Will I Marry Gideon Briggs
Greenwillow Christmas (Carol) Martha Briggs and the Villagers
ACT 2 Sung By
The Music of Home (Reprise) The Villagers
Faraway Boy Dorrie Whitbred
Clang Dang the Bell Gideon Briggs, Gramma Briggs, Martha Briggs, Micah Briggs, Sheby Briggs and Jabez Briggs
What a Blessing Reverend Birdsong
He Died Good The Villagers
The Spring Courting Andrew, Dorrie Whitbred and the Young Villagers
Summertime Love (Reprise) Gideon Briggs
What a Blessing (Reprise) Reverend Birdsong
The Call Gideon Briggs
The Music of Home (Reprise) All of Greenwillow