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Hazel Flagg   

Mark Hellinger Theatre, (2/11/1953 - 9/19/1953)
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Opening Date: Feb 11, 1953    
Closing Date: Sep 19, 1953 Total Performances: 190

Category: Musical, Satire, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Conference room of Everywhere Magazine; Dr. Downer's house; Railroad depot, Stonyhead; New York hotel suite; Laura Carew's office; Roseland Ballroom; various other New York locales. The Thirties.
Comments: Layoff from July 4 - September 1, 1953



Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Anthony Brady Farrell
Produced by Jule Styne; Produced in association with Anthony B. Farrell
Book by Ben Hecht; Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Bob Hilliard; Based on a story by James Street; Based on the cinema "Nothing Sacred" Ben Hecht; Musical Director: Pembroke Davenport; Choral arrangements and direction by Hugh Martin; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Ballet arrangements by Oscar Kosarin; Additional orchestrations by Jack Mason and Joe Glover
Production Supervised by Robert Alton; Book Directed by David Alexander; Musical Staging by Robert Alton
Scenic Design by Harry Horner; Lighting Design by Harry Horner; Costume Design by Miles White
General Manager: Rose Goldstein; Company Manager: Michael Goldreyer; Executive Secretary: Sylvia Herscher
Production Stage Manager: Neil Hartley; Stage Manager: Freddie Nay; Technical Supervisor: Jack Landau
Music Contractor: Phil Palmer; Head Copyist: Mathilde Pincus
Lighting Supervisor: James Orr; Press Representative: John L. Toohey and Arthur Cantor; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
Cast
Helen Gallagher
Hazel Flagg
John Howard
Broadway debut
Wallace Cook
Thomas Mitchell
Dr. Downer
Benay Venuta
Laura Carew
Jack Whiting
Mayor of New York
John Brascia
Broadway debut
Willie
Jonathan Harris
Oleander
Ross Martin
Broadway debut
Dr. Egelhofer
Sheree North
Broadway debut
Whitey
John Pelletti
Broadway debut
Maximilian Lavian
Estelle Aza
Dancer
John Bartis
Committeeman
Singer
Christopher Brown
Dancer
Dean Campbell
An Editor
Singer
Chris Carter
Dancer
David Carter
Singer
Ronald Cecill
Dancer
Jerry Craig
Bellboy
Singer
Al Craine
Dancer
Don Crichton
Dancer
Bob Davis
Singer
Sara Dillon
Singer
Marcella Dodge
Dancer
Lillian Donau
Dancer
Anna Friedland
Dancer
Mary Harmon
Singer
Carol Hendricks
Vermont Villager
Singer
Ruby Herndon
Dancer
Bill Heyer
Fireman
Singer
Betsy Holland
Miss Winterbottom
Singer
Dossie Hollongsworth
Singer
Lori Jon
Chorus Girl
Dancer
B.J. Keating
Vermont Villager
Singer
Hugh Lambert
Dancer
Gerard Leavitt
Dancer
Robert Lenn
Mr. Jenkins
Singer
Dorothy Love
Vermont Villager
Sherry McCutcheon
Dancer
Beverly McFadden
Singer
Betty McMillen
Dancer
Barbara Michaels
Dancer
Judy Miller
Dancer
Joan Morton
Vermont Villager
Dancer
Margot Myers
Dancer
Virginia Poe
Chorus Girl
Dancer
Eva Ralf
Dancer
David Randall
Singer
George Reeder
Man on the Street
Dancer
Eric Schepard
Policeman
Dancer
Laurel Shelby
Vermont Villager
Singer
Michael Spaeth
Committeeman
Dancer
Beryl Towbin
Dancer
Lawrence Weber
Mr. Billings
Toni Wheelis
Dancer
Understudies: Chris Carter (Whitey), Jonathan Harris (Dr. Downer), Dossie Hollongsworth (Laura Carew), Dorothy Love (Hazel Flagg), George Reeder (Willie) and Lawrence Weber (Wallace Cook)
Theatre World
winner 1953 Award [recipient]
Sheree North
Tony Award®
winner 1953 Best Actor in a Musical [winner]
Thomas Mitchell
winner 1953 Best Costume Design [winner]
Miles White
music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Bob Hilliard
ACT 1 Sung By
A Little More Heart Laura Carew, Wallace Cook and Magazine Staff
The World Is Beautiful Today Hazel Flagg
I'm Glad I'm Leaving Hazel Flagg
The Ruthland Bounce (Dance) Vermont Villager, Man on the Street, Dancer and Villagers
Hello Hazel Laura Carew and New Yorkers
Paris Gown (Ballet) Hazel Flagg, Maximilian Lavian, Dancers, Models and Attendants
The World Is Beautiful Today (Reprise) Wallace Cook and Editors
Every Street's a Boulevard in Old New York Mayor of New York
How Do You Speak to an Angel Wallace Cook
Autograph Chant Autograph Hunters
I Feel Like I'm Gonna Live Forever Hazel Flagg
You're Gonna Dance With Me, Willie Hazel Flagg, Willie and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Who Is the Bravest? University Glee CLub
Dream Parade (Ballet) Hazel Flagg and Company
Salome Dancing Girls, Salome, Cowboy Singer and Cowboy Dancers
Everybody Loves To Take a Bow Laura Carew, Mayor of New York and Men
Laura De Maupassant Hazel Flagg
Autograph Chant (Reprise) Autograph Hunters
I Feel Like I'm Gonna Live Forever (Reprise) Company
How Do You Speak to an Angel Wallace Cook
   
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