MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Jan 31, 1985
Closing Date
Feb 03, 1985
1st Preview
Jan 10, 1985
1st Preview
Jan 10, 1985
Previews
25
Performances
4
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Longacre Theatre
(Jan 31, 1985 - Feb 03, 1985)

Book by Michael Stewart; Music by Max Showalter; Lyrics by Peter Walker; Featuring songs of the period by Edward Harrigan and David Braham; Musical Director: Peter Howard; Based on material compiled by Nedda Harrigan Logan; Based on "The Merry Partners" by E. J. Kahn, Jr.; Music orchestrated by John McKinney; Music arranged by John McKinney; Dance arrangements by John McKinney; Vocal arrangements by John McKinney
Directed by Joe Layton; Choreographed by D. J. Giagni
Scenic Design by David Mitchell; Costume Design by Ann Hould-Ward; Lighting Design by Richard Nelson; Sound Design by Otts Munderloh; Hair Design by Masarone; Mr. Hamill's hair designed by Patrik D. Moreton; Make-Up Design by Michelle Bruno
General Manager: Joseph Harris Associates, Inc.; Company Manager: Mitzi Harder
Production Stage Manager: Mary Porter Hall; Stage Manager: Marc Schlackman; Assistant Stage Mgr: Rita Calabro; Technical Supervisor: Jeremiah J. Harris Associates
Musical Supervisor: John McKinney; Music Contractor: Peter Howard; Conductor, Piano: Peter Howard; Piano, Assistant Conductor: Michael Skloff; Trumpet: Irving Berger; Percussion: Bruce Doctor; Double Bass: Bill Ellison; Trombone: Jack Gale; Banjo, Mandolin: Scott Kuney; Violin: Robert Lawrence and Michael Skloff; Oboe, Flute, Clarinet: Robert Steen; Flute, Clarinet, Alto Sax: David Weiss
Assistant to Mr. Mitchell: Dana Kenn
Casting: Warren Pincus and Marjorie Martin; Dance Captain: Michael Gorman; General Press Representative: Fred Nathan & Associates; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Photographer: Martha Swope and Associates
Gerta Granville
Edward Harrigan
Tony Hart
Mrs. Annie Yeamons
Annie Braham Harrigan
Chester Fox
 
Photographer
 
Newsboy
 
Newspaperman
Old Colonel
 
Billy Gross
 
Nat Goodwin
Archie White
 
Sam Nichols
 
Felix Barker
 
Uncle Albert
Stetson
 
Andrew LeCouvrier
 
Judge
 
Johnny Wild
 
Captain
 
William Gill
Eleanor
 
Ada Lewis
Lily Fay
 
Adelaide Harrigan
 
Nurse
Jennie Yeamons
 
Newsgirl
The Colonel's Wife
 
Elsie Fay
 
Belle
Alfred J. Dugan
 
Harry Mack
 
Judge Hilton
 
Doctor
Martin Hanley
Understudies: Michael Gorman (Martin Hanley, Archie White, Felix Barker, Sam Nichols, Uncle Albert), Roxie Lucas (Mrs. Annie Yeamons), Merilee Magnuson (Gerta Granville), Barbara Moroz (Annie Braham Harrigan) and Christopher Wells (Edward Harrigan, Tony Hart)
music by Max Showalter; lyrics by Peter Walker
Act 1
Sung By
Put Me in My Little Bed
Tony Hart
Wonderful Me
Edward Harrigan and Tony Hart
Mulligan Guard
Edward Harrigan and Tony Hart
Put Me in My Little Bed (Reprise)
Tony Hart
I Love to Follow a Band
Edward Harrigan and Company
Such an Education Has My Mary Ann
Edward Harrigan, Tony Hart and Company
Maggie Murphy's Home
Annie Braham Harrigan, Edward Harrigan, Sam Nichols and Company
McNally's Row of Flats
Mrs. Annie Yeamons and Company
Something New, Something Different
Edward Harrigan, Tony Hart and Company
That's My Partner
Edward Harrigan and Tony Hart
She's Our Gretel
Edward Harrigan, Tony Hart, Mrs. Annie Yeamons and Company
What You Need Is a Woman
Gerta Granville
Knights of the Mystic Star
Mrs. Annie Yeamons and Company
Girl of the Mystic Star
Gerta Granville and Men
Mulligan Guard (Reprise)
Edward Harrigan and Tony Hart
Act 2
Sung By
Skidmore Fancy Ball
Sam Nichols, Harry Mack, Johnny Wild and Billy Gross
Sweetest Love
Ada Lewis and Elsie Fay
The Old Barn Floor
Johnny Wild, Jennie Yeamons, Chester Fox and Lily Fay
Silly Boy
Gerta Granville, Billy Gross and Harry Mack
Mulligan Guard (Reprise)
Edward Harrigan, Tony Hart and Company
We'll Be There
Edward Harrigan, Tony Hart and Company
Ada With the Golden Hair
Annie Braham Harrigan, Johnny Wild and Billy Gross
That Old Featherbed
Harry Mack and Fay Sisters
Sam Johnson's Colored Cakewalk
Sam Nichols and Jennie Yeamons
Dip Me in the Golden Sea
Edward Harrigan, Mrs. Annie Yeamons and Company
That's My Partner (Reprise)
Edward Harrigan
I've Come Home to Stay
Tony Hart
If I Could Trust Me
Tony Hart
Maggie Murphy's Home (Reprise)
Martin Hanley, Lily Fay, Mrs. Annie Yeamons and Ada Lewis
I've Come Home to Stay (Reprise)
Tony Hart and Girls
I Need This One Chance
Gerta Granville
I Love to Follow a Band (Reprise)
Annie Braham Harrigan and Company
Something New, Something Different (Reprise)
Edward Harrigan, Tony Hart and Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Book of a Musical

1985 Nominee
Book by Michael Stewart

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

1985 Nominee
Mark Hamill
Harry Groener
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