MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 25, 1965
Closing Date
Jul 16, 1966
1st Preview
Apr 15, 1965
1st Preview
Apr 15, 1965
Previews
4
Performances
511
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Broadhurst Theatre
(Apr 25, 1965 - Jul 16, 1966)

Setting
Folkstone, England. The turn of the century.

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Book by Beverley Cross; Music by David Heneker; Lyrics by David Heneker; Based on "Kipps" by H. G. Wells; Musical Director: Stanley Lebowsky; Vocal arrangements by Buster Davis; Music orchestrated by Jim Tyler; Dance arrangements and orchestrations by Robert Prince; Opening ballet music composed by Robert Prince
Directed by Gene Saks; Choreographed by Onna White; Assistant Choreographer: Tom Panko
Scenic Design by Loudon Sainthill; Costume Design by Loudon Sainthill; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher; Costume Supervision: Jane Greenwood
General Manager: Victor Samrock; Company Manager: Ben Rosenberg
Production Stage Manager: Terence Little; Stage Manager: Ernest Austin; Assistant Stage Mgr: William Larsen
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Morris Stonzek
General Press Representative: Bill Doll & Company, Inc.; Press Representative: Robert Ganshaw, Midori Tsuji and Bob Ullman; Casting: Terry Fay; Dance Captain: Eleonore Treiber
Arthur Kipps
Photographer
 
Singer
Buggins
Dancer
Boy Student
 
Dancer
Young Walshingham
Helen's brother
2nd Reporter
 
Singer
Pearce
Dancer
Photographer Asst.
 
Singer
Chitterlow
Girl Student
 
Singer
Ann Pornick
Dancer
Singer
1st Reporter
 
Singer
Singer
Carshot
Victoria
Sid Pornick
Mr. Shalford
Singer
Helen Walsingham
Dancer
Gwendolin
 
Singer
Dancer
Mrs. Botting
Dancer
Mrs. Walsingham
Dancer
Understudies: Diane Blair (Emma, Kate), Sterling Clark (Pearce), Grover Dale (Arthur Kipps), Robert Gorman (Boy Student), Reby Howells (Flo, Ann Pornick), Robert Karl (Buggins), John Knapp (Carshot, Young Walshingham), William Larsen (Mr. Shalford, Chitterlow), Constance Moffit (Mrs. Botting), Sally Ransone (Victoria, Laura), Carol Richards (Girl Student), Trescott Ripley (Mrs. Walsingham), Ron Schwinn (Sid Pornick) and Eleonore Treiber (Helen Walsingham)

Broadhurst Theatre (Apr 25, 1965 - Jul 16, 1966)

Musical Director: Carmen Coppola
Press Representative: Richard Spittel

Cast

2nd Reporter
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
 
Singer
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Boy Student
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
 
Photographer Asst.
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
 
Singer
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Mrs. Walsingham
Chitterlow
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Helen Walsingham
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
1st Reporter
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Singer
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Boy Student
 
Dancer
Victoria
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Gwendolin
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
 
Singer
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Helen Walsingham
Singer
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Sid Pornick
Singer
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Dancer
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Dancer
Boy Student
Singer
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Arthur Kipps
Dancer
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Emma
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
 
Pearce
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Ann Pornick
Young Walshingham
Helen's brother
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Arthur Kipps
2nd Reporter
Chitterlow
Dancer
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Dancer
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Singer
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Mrs. Walsingham
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Dancer
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Dancer
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Dancer
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Young Walshingham
Helen's brother
Ann Pornick
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Dancer
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Sid Pornick
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Girl Student
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
 
Singer
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Carshot
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Mrs. Botting
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Dancer
 
Dancer
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Arthur Kipps
Dancer
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Chitterlow
 
Gwendolin
Kate
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Photographer
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
 
Singer
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Flo
Jul 04, 1966 - Jul 16, 1966
Standby: Kenneth Nelson (Arthur Kipps)
Understudies: Norman Allen (Arthur Kipps), Fred Cline (Carshot), Faith Compo (Mrs. Botting, Girl Student), Patrick Cummings (Pearce), Kathy Doherty (Flo), Rex Downey (Young Walshingham), Marion Fels (Laura), Margot Head (Victoria), Rosanna Huffman (Ann Pornick), John D. Irving (Chitterlow), Richard Lyle (Sid Pornick), Consuelo Moran (Emma), Eric Paynter (Boy Student), Susan Platt (Kate), Bob Scherkenbach (Buggins), Ron Schwinn (Buggins), Jeanne Shea (Ann Pornick), Stanley Simmonds (Mr. Shalford), Pamela Simpson (Mrs. Walsingham), George Tregre (Pearce) and Henrietta Valor (Mrs. Botting)
Act 1
Sung By
All in The Cause of Economy
Arthur Kipps, Sid Pornick, Buggins and Pearce
Half A Sixpence
Arthur Kipps and Ann Pornick
Money to Burn
Arthur Kipps, Laura and The Men
A Proper Gentleman
Arthur Kipps, Sid Pornick, Buggins, Pearce and Shopgirls
She's Too Far Above Me
Arthur Kipps
If The Rain's Got To Fall
Arthur Kipps, Pearce, Sid Pornick, Buggins, Shopgirls, Singers and Dancers
The Old Military Canal
Singers
Act 2
Sung By
A Proper Gentleman (Reprise)
Arthur Kipps, Mrs. Walsingham, Helen Walsingham, Mrs. Botting, Young Walshingham and Party Guests
Long Ago
Arthur Kipps and Ann Pornick
Flash Bang Wallop
Arthur Kipps, Ann Pornick, Chitterlow, Mr. Shalford, Pearce, Sid Pornick, Buggins, Shopgirls and Singers
I Know What I Am
Ann Pornick
The Party's On The House
Arthur Kipps, Pearce, Sid Pornick, Buggins, Shopgirls, Singers and Dancers
Half A Sixpence (Reprise)
Arthur Kipps and Ann Pornick
All in The Cause of Economy (Reprise)
Flo, Pearce, Sid Pornick and Buggins
Finale
Entire Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

 

Best Composer and Lyricist

1965 Nominee
Music by David Heneker
Lyrics by David Heneker
 

Best Actor in a Musical

1965 Nominee
Tommy Steele
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1965 Nominee
James Grout
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1965 Nominee
Carrie Nye
 

Best Choreography

1965 Nominee
Choreographed by Onna White
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1965 Nominee
Directed by Gene Saks
 

Best Producer of a Musical

 

Best Author (Musical)

1965 Nominee
Book by Beverley Cross
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