MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 03, 1963
Closing Date
Jul 25, 1964
Previews
2
Performances
334
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Shubert Theatre
(Oct 03, 1963 - Jul 25, 1964)

Setting
From Thanksgiving through Christmas Eve. Around New York City.

Produced by Stuart Ostrow
Book by Meredith Willson; Music by Meredith Willson; Lyrics by Meredith Willson; Based on "Miracle on 34th Street" by Valentine Davies and George Seaton; Musical Director: Elliot Lawrence; Vocal arrangements by Elliot Lawrence; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Dance arrangements by Peter Howard; Additional scoring: Elliot Lawrence
Directed by Stuart Ostrow; Choreographed by Michael Kidd
Scenic Design by William and Jean Eckart; Costume Design by Alvin Colt; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Hair Design by Ernest Adler
General Manager: Joseph Harris; Company Manager: Sam Pagliaro
Production Stage Manager: Terence Little; Stage Manager: Arthur Rubin and Ralph Linn
Associate Conductor: Donald Smith; Assistant to Mr. Kidd: John Sharpe; Music Copyist Supervisor: Mathilde Pincus
Assistant to the Eckarts: Richard Casler; Assistant Designer to Mr. Colt: Stanley Simmons and Frank Spencer
Casting Assistant: Edith Hamlin; General Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson; Press Representative: Harry Nigro; Advertising: Ingram Ash
Mr. Kris Kringle
Doris Walker
Oct 02, 1963 - May 24, 1964
Fred Gaily
Oct 02, 1963 - May 24, 1964
Marvin Shellhammer
Susan Walker
Clerk
 
Dancer
 
Dancer
Dancer
Child
 
Dancer
Hendrika
 
Child
 
Dancer
Singer
District Attorney Thomas Mara
Mr. Psawyer
Hendrika's New Mother
 
Dancer
Singer
Mr. Gimbel
 
Murphy
Judge Martin Group
Bailiff
 
Singer
Miss Crookshank
 
Dancer
Clerk
 
Dancer
Thomas Mara, Jr.
 
Child
Mrs. Finfer
 
Girl Scout Leader
 
Singer
Dancer
Dancer
Harry Finfer
 
Child
Clara
 
Singer
Policeman
 
Marine
 
Singer
Child
Mayor
 
Mailman
 
Singer
 
Dancer
R. H. Macy
 
Dancer
Tammany O'Halloran
Governor
 
Marine
 
Singer
Marine
 
Dancer
Clerk
 
Dancer
Nurse
 
Singer
Understudies: Debbie Breen (Susan Walker), Larry Douglas (Fred Gaily), William Griffis (Mr. Kris Kringle, Judge Martin Group), Del Horstmann (Mr. Psawyer, Mr. Gimbel), Bob McClure (Marvin Shellhammer, Tammany O'Halloran), Hal Norman (R. H. Macy), Darrell Sandeen (District Attorney Thomas Mara) and Leesa Troy (Doris Walker)

Shubert Theatre (Oct 03, 1963 - Jul 25, 1964)

Production Stage Manager: Henri Caubisens; Stage Manager: Bob McClure
Casting Supervisor: Edith Hamlin; Dance Captain: Patrick Cummings

Cast

Fred Gaily
May 26, 1964 - Jul 04, 1964
Doris Walker
May 26, 1964 - Jul 25, 1964
Fred Gaily
Jul 06, 1964 - Jul 25, 1964
Susan Walker
Marvin Shellhammer
Clerk
 
Dancer
Dancer
Marine
 
Singer
Dancer
District Attorney Thomas Mara
Marine
 
Singer
Singer
 
Dancer
Hendrika
 
Child
Clerk
 
Dancer
Mr. Gimbel
 
Thompson
 
Singer
Mr. Psawyer
Clara
Governor
 
Bailiff
 
Singer
Hendrika's New Mother
 
Nurse
Thomas Mara, Jr.
 
Child
Harry Finfer
 
Child
Child
 
Mailman
 
Singer
Tammany O'Halloran
Dancer
Dancer
Mr. Sawyer
Jul 20, 1964 - Jul 25, 1964
 
Dancer
Dancer
 
Clara
 
Dancer
 
Miss Crookshank
 
Dancer
Tammany O'Halloran
R. H. Macy
Jun 1964 - Jul 25, 1964
 
Dancer
Dancer
Girl Scout Leader
 
Singer
Clerk
 
Dancer
Standby: Jan McArt (Doris Walker)
Understudies: Ed Becker (Tammany O'Halloran), Lisa Carroll (Doris Walker), Spencer Davis (Mr. Kris Kringle, Judge Martin Group), Charles Dunn (District Attorney Thomas Mara), Dewey Golkin (Harry Finfer), Russell Goodwin (Mr. Sawyer), Bridget Knapp (Susan Walker) and Robert Shafer (R. H. Macy)
music by Meredith Willson; lyrics by Meredith Willson
Act 1
Sung By
The Big Clown Balloons
Paradesters
Arm in Arm
Doris Walker and Susan Walker
You Don't Know
Doris Walker
The Plastic Alligator
Marvin Shellhammer and Clerks
The Bugle
Mr. Kris Kringle and Hendrika
Here's Love
Mr. Kris Kringle, Fred Gaily, Customers, Clerks, Employees and Children
My Wish
Fred Gaily and Susan Walker
Pine Cones and Holly Berries
Mr. Kris Kringle, Doris Walker and Marvin Shellhammer
Look, Little Girl
Fred Gaily
Look, Little Girl (Reprise)
Doris Walker
Expect Things to Happen
Mr. Kris Kringle
Act 2
Sung By
Pine Cones and Holly Berries (Reprise)
Mr. Kris Kringle and Susan Walker
She Hadda Go Back
Fred Gaily and Marines
That Man Over There
R. H. Macy
My State
Doris Walker, R. H. Macy, Marvin Shellhammer, Tammany O'Halloran and Judge Martin Group
Nothing in Common
Doris Walker
That Man Over There (Reprise)
Court Personnel and Spectators
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