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Hold It!   

National Theatre, (5/05/1948 - 6/12/1948)
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Opening Date: May 05, 1948    
Closing Date: Jun 12, 1948 Total Performances: 46

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: In and around Lincoln University


Production Staff
Produced by Sammy Lambert
Music by Gerald Marks; Lyrics by Samuel M. Lerner; Book by Matt Brooks and Art Arthur; Vocal arrangements by Clay Warnick; Ballet Arrangements by Irma Jurist; Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek and Ted Royal; Musical Director: Clay Warnick
Staged by Robert E. Perry; Choreographed by Michael Kidd
Scenic Design by Edward Gilbert; Costume Design by Julia Sze
Conducted by Clay Warnick
Dance Captain: Onna White
Cast
Wana Allison
Usherette
Dancer
John Beggs
Dancer
Gloria Benson
Usherette
Singer
Bob Bernard
Bernie
Dancer
Janet Bethel
Usherette
Dancer
Tom Bowman
Singer
Joe
Kenny Buffett
"Judge" Rogers
Red Buttons
"Dinky" Bennett
Robert Cadwallader
Dancer
Penny Carroll
Usherette
Penny
Singer
Douglas Chandler
George Monopolis
Jack Claus
Dancer
Margit DeKova
Dancer
Larry Douglas
"Sarge" Denton
Johnny Downs
Bobby Manville
Robert Evans
Dancer
Chuck
John Kane
Felix Dexter
Martin Kraft
Dancer
Martin
Helen Kramer
Dancer
Sid Lawson
Reporter
Sid
Singer
Scott Lewis
O'Brien
Vernon Lusby
Dancer
Paul Lyday
Dancer
Paul
Ada Lynne
Millie Henderson
Barbara McCutcheon
Dancer
Jet McDonald
Jessica Dale
Patrick McVey
Charlie Blake
Kathryne Mylroie
Singer
Usherette
Paul Reed
Mr. Jenkins
Buddy Rogers
Budd
Mr. Blandish
Singer
Reporter
Douglas Rutherford
Mr. Simpkins
Headwaiter
Elena Salamatova
Dancer
Ruth Saville
Mrs. Simpkins
Mrs. Jollop
House Mother
Anne Green
Helena Schurgot
Usherette
Reporter
Singer
Bob Shawley
Rodney Trent
Frank Stevens
Singer
Yvonne Tibor
Dancer
Jack Warner
Jack
Helen Wenzel
Mrs. Blandish
Helen
Stage Manager
Dancer
Onna White
Dancer
Patricia Wymore
Pamela Scott
Theatre World
winner 1948 Award [recipient]
Patricia Wymore
music by Gerald Marks; lyrics by Sam Lerner
ACT 1 Sung By
Heaven Sent "Sarge" Denton, Bobby Manville and Boys
Buck in the Bank Bobby Manville, Jessica Dale and Singing Ensemble
Always You Bobby Manville and Jessica Dale
About Face "Sarge" Denton, Bobby Manville, "Dinky" Bennett, "Judge" Rogers and Singing Ensemble
Fundamental Character Millie Henderson and "Dinky" Bennett
Hold It! Bobby Manville, Jessica Dale, "Dinky" Bennett, Millie Henderson, Pamela Scott, "Judge" Rogers and Singing Ensemble
Nevermore Jessica Dale
Roll 'Em "Sarge" Denton, Jessica Dale, Millie Henderson, Pamela Scott and Singing Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
So Nice Having You Millie Henderson and Entire Ensemble
Down the Well "Sarge" Denton and Jessica Dale
You Took Possession of Me Pamela Scott and "Judge" Rogers
Always You (Reprise) Bobby Manville
Friendly Enemy Millie Henderson and "Dinky" Bennett
Hold It! (Reprise) Entire Company
   
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