MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 09, 1947
Closing Date
Jul 02, 1949
Performances
727
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
New Century Theatre
(Oct 09, 1947 - Dec 20, 1947)
Shubert Theatre
(Dec 22, 1947 - Oct 18, 1948)
Broadway Theatre
(Oct 18, 1948 - Jul 02, 1949)

Setting
New Brunswick, New Jersey. Atlantic City.

Media
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Produced by Monte Proser and Joseph Kipness
Book by Stephen Longstreet; Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn; Based on "The Sisters Liked Them Handsome" by Stephen Longstreet; Dance arrangements by Genevieve Pitot; Music orchestrated by Phil Lang; Vocal arrangements by Bob Martin; Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock
Directed by George Abbott; Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Miles White; Lighting Design by Peggy Clark; Assistant to Mr. White: Frank Thompson
General Manager: Jack Small; Company Manager: Jesse Long
Technical Supervisor: Peggy Clark; Production Manager: Archie Thomson; Stage Manager: George Hunter; Assistant Stage Mgr: Howard Lenters
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Philip Palmer
Asst. to the Choreographer: Gluck Sandor; Assistant to the Director: Robert Griffith; General Press Representative: Karl Bernstein; Casting: Howard Hoyt
Sara Longstreet
Harrison Floy
Hubert Ogglethorpe
Oggle
Henry Longstreet
Singer
Corps de Ballet
Corps de Ballet
Singer
Corps de Ballet
 
A Popular Girl's Friend
Corps de Ballet
General Longstreet
Singer
Shirley Simpkins
 
Singer
Singer
Singer
Mr. Anderson
Corps de Ballet
Singer
A Popular Girl
 
Corps de Ballet
Mr. Pontdue
Elmer Simpkins
 
Singer
Corps de Ballet
Coach
 
Singer
Uncle Willie
Corps de Ballet
Corps de Ballet
Elmer Simpkins, Jr.
Singer
Singer
Corps de Ballet
Corps de Ballet
Corps de Ballet
Corps de Ballet
Corps de Ballet
Fran
Playmate of the Boy at the Picnic
 
Corps de Ballet
Another Betting Man
Corps de Ballet
Corps de Ballet
Singer
Corps de Ballet
Singer
A Boy at the Picnic
 
Corps de Ballet
Corps de Ballet
Corps de Ballet
Corps de Ballet
Corps de Ballet
A Betting Man
Stevie Longstreet
Corps de Ballet
Corps de Ballet
Corps de Ballet
Corps de Ballet
Corps de Ballet
Understudies: Gloria Casper (Fran), Evans Davis (Henry Longstreet), Donald Harris (Stevie Longstreet), Ray Kirchner (A Boy at the Picnic), Elena Lane (A Popular Girl), Ben Murphy (Hubert Ogglethorpe), Audrey Peters (Nancy) and Eleonore Treiber (Playmate of the Boy at the Picnic)

New Century Theatre (Oct 09, 1947 - Dec 20, 1947)

Cast

Corps de Ballet

Shubert Theatre (Dec 22, 1947 - Oct 18, 1948)

Cast

Sara Longstreet
Sara Longstreet
Harrison Floy
Mr. Pontdue
Corps de Ballet
Corps de Ballet
Mr. Pontdue
Another Betting Man
Corps de Ballet
Corps de Ballet
Mr. Anderson
Corps de Ballet
Corps de Ballet
Uncle Willie
Corps de Ballet
Corps de Ballet
Corps de Ballet
A Popular Girl's Friend
Understudies: Carole Coleman (Sara Longstreet), Nathaniel Frey (Mr. Pontdue) and Fred Hearn (Uncle Willie)

Broadway Theatre (Oct 18, 1948 - Jul 02, 1949)

music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Act 1
Sung By
He Tried to Make a Dollar
Singers
Can't You Just See Yourself in Love with Me?
Hubert Ogglethorpe and Fran
There's Nothing Like a Model T
Harrison Floy and Company
Next to Texas, I Love You
Hubert Ogglethorpe and Fran
Security
Sara Longstreet, Fran and Singing Girls
Bird Watcher's Song
Sara Longstreet and Singing Girls
Get Away for a Day in the Country
Henry Longstreet, Stevie Longstreet and Singers
Papa, Wont You Dance with Me?
Sara Longstreet, Henry Longstreet, Girls and Boys
Act 2
Sung By
On a Sunday by the Sea
Singers
You're My Girl
Hubert Ogglethorpe and Fran
I Still Get Jealous
Sara Longstreet and Henry Longstreet
You're My Boy
Harrison Floy and Mr. Pontdue
Nobody Ever Died for Dear Old Rutgers
Harrison Floy, Hubert Ogglethorpe and Singing Boys
He Tried to Make a Dollar (Reprise)
Entire Company

Tony Award®

Choreographer

1948 Winner
Choreographed by Jerome Robbins

Theatre World

Award

1948 Recipient
Mark Dawson
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