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Higher and Higher   

Shubert Theatre, (4/04/1940 - 6/15/1940)
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Opening Date: Apr 04, 1940    
Closing Date: Jun 15, 1940 Total Performances: 84

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: New York.


Production Staff
Produced by Dwight Deere Wiman
Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Book by Gladys Hurlbut and Joshua Logan; Based on an idea by Irvin Pincus; Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek
Directed by Joshua Logan; Choreographed by Robert Alton
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard
Conducted by Al Goodman
Cast
Ted Adair
The Cat
Higher and Higher Specialty Boy
June Allyson
Higher and Higher Specialty Girl
Irene Austin
Higher and Higher Specialty Girl
Jane Ball
Purity
Higher and Higher Specialty Girl
Robert Chisholm
Byng
Eva Condon
Hilda O'Brien
Ronnie Cunningham
Higher and Higher Specialty Girl
Sigrid Dagnie
Higher and Higher Specialty Girl
The Bat
Lee Dixon
Mike O'Brien
Kay Duncan
Singing Girl
Eleanor Eberle
Higher and Higher Specialty Girl
Marta Eggert
Minnie Sorenson
Vera Ellen
Higher and Higher Specialty Girl
Leif Erickson
Patrick O'Toole
Cliff Ferre
Higher and Higher Specialty Boy
Janet Fox
Ellen
Miriam Franklin
Higher and Higher Specialty Girl
William Geery
Singing Boy
Joseph Granville
Singing Boy
The Gorilla
George Griffith
Soda Jerker
Truckman
Jack Haley
Zachary Ash
Bunnie Hightower
Higher and Higher Specialty Boy
Louis Hightower
Higher and Higher Specialty Boy
Gloria Hope
Nursemaid
Singing Girl
Marguerite James
Higher and Higher Specialty Girl
Michael Moore
Higher and Higher Specialty Boy
Richard Moore
Cop
Singing Boy
Marie Nash
Singing Girl
Frederic Nay
Coachman
Higher and Higher Specialty Boy
The Handyman
Fin Olsen
Snorri
Kay Picture
Higher and Higher Specialty Girl
Burton Pierce
Higher and Higher Specialty Boy
Marie Louise Quevli
Scullery Maid
Singing Girl
Jane Richardson
Nursemaid
Singing Girl
Ladies' Maid
Harry Rogue
Higher and Higher Specialty Boy
Shirley Ross
Sandy Moore
Robert Rounseville
Soda Jerker
Truckman
Singing Boy
Joseph Scandur
Cop
Singing Boy
Truckman
Jack Seymour
Higher and Higher Specialty Boy
Robert Shanley
First Cop
Singing Boy
Sharkey
Sharkey
Hollace Shaw
Nursemaid
Singing Girl
Billy Skipper, Jr.
Higher and Higher Specialty Boy
Hilda Spong
Miss Whiffen
Lyda Sue
Higher and Higher Specialty Girl
The Frog
Carl Trees
Footman
Higher and Higher Specialty Boy
Jack Whitney
Couturier
Billie Worth
Dottie
music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Lorenz Hart
ACT 1 Sung By
A Barking Baby Never Bites Zachary Ash and Sandy Moore
From Another World Minnie Sorenson, Zachary Ash, Sandy Moore, Hilda O'Brien, Byng and Company
Mornings at Seven Mike O'Brien, Dottie and Ensemble
Nothing But You Minnie Sorenson, Patrick O'Toole and Singers
Disgustingly Rich Zachary Ash, Sandy Moore, Mike O'Brien, Hilda O'Brien, Byng, Miss Whiffen, Dottie and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Blue Monday Byng, Nursemaid, Scullery Maid, Ladies' Maid and Ensemble
Ev'ry Sunday Afternoon Minnie Sorenson and Patrick O'Toole
Lovely Day for a Murder Mike O'Brien, Dottie and Ensemble
How's Your Health Zachary Ash, Minnie Sorenson and Patrick O'Toole
It Never Entered My Mind Sandy Moore
I'm Afraid Zachary Ash, Sandy Moore and Specialty Girls and Boys
I'm Afraid (Reprise) Sandy Moore, Ellen, Mike O'Brien, Byng, Hilda O'Brien, First Cop and Company
Finale Company