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Hollywood Pinafore    or the Lad Who Loved a Salary

Alvin Theatre, (5/31/1945 - 7/14/1945)
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Opening Date: May 31, 1945    
Closing Date: Jul 14, 1945 Total Performances: 52

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: The Pinafore Pictures Studio in Hollywood


Production Staff
Produced by Max Gordon; Produced in association with Meyer David
Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Book and Lyrics revised by George S. Kaufman; Based on the H.M.S. Pinafore by W. S. Gilbert and Sir Arthur Sullivan; Ballet orchestrated by Hans Spialek; Additional orchestrations by Stephen Jones
Staged by George S. Kaufman; Choreographed by Douglas Coudy and Anthony Tudor
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Mary Percy Schenck and Kathryn Kuhn; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner
General Manager: Ben A. Boyar
Production Supervisor: Arnold Saint-Subber; General Stage Manager: Yola Miller; Stage Manager: Mortimer O'Brien
Conducted by George Hirst; Choral Assistant Silas Engum
Press Representative: John Peter Toohey
Cast
Sally Billings
Ensemble
Mary Alice Bingham
Ensemble
Eleanor Boleyn
Ensemble
Shirley Booth
Louhedda Hopsons
Russ Brown
Bob Beckett
John Butler
Ensemble
Dean Campbell
Ensemble
Ronald Chetwood
Ensemble
Harold Cole
Ensemble
Jack Collins
Ensemble
Helene Constantine
Ensemble
Diana Corday
Miss Gloria Mundi
Daniel De Paolo
Doorman
Annamary Dickey
Brenda Blossom
Charles S. Dubin
Ensemble
Silas Engum
Ensemble
William Gaxton
Dick Live-Eye
Florence George
Ensemble
Jane Hansen
Ensemble
Barbara Heath
Ensemble
Stanley Herbertt
Ensemble
Lucy Hillary
Ensemble
Howard Hoffman
Ensemble
Jackson Jordan
Secretary
Barry Kent
Ensemble
Josephine Lambert
Ensemble
James Mate
Ensemble
John Mathews
Ensemble
Ella Mayer
Little Miss Peggy
Margaret McKenna
Ensemble
Virginia Meyer
Ensemble
Candace Montgomery
Ensemble
Victor Moore
Joseph W. Porter
Ann Newland
Ensemble
Jeanne North
Ensemble
Shaun O'Brien
Ensemble
Regis Powers
Ensemble
Eleanor Prentiss
Secretary
Jack Purcell
Ensemble
Pamela Randell
Miss Beverly Wilshire
George Rasely
Mike Corcoran
Gilbert Russell
Ralph Rackstraw
Annette Sorell
Ensemble
Drucilla Strain
Secretary
Larry Stuart
Ensemble
Ernest Taylor
Guard
Jeffrey Warren
Ensemble
Mary Wickes
Miss Hebe
Mary Williams
Ensemble
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by George S. Kaufman
ACT 1 Sung By
Simple Movie Folk Miss Gloria Mundi, Miss Beverly Wilshire, Little Miss Peggy, Girls and Ensemble
Little Butter-Up Louhedda Hopsons
An Agent's Lot Is Not a Happy One Dick Live-Eye
A Maiden Often Seen Ralph Rackstraw, Miss Beverly Wilshire and Ensemble
I'm a Big Director at Pinafore Mike Corcoran and Ensemble
Here on the Lot Brenda Blossom
Joe Porter's Car is Seen Male Chorus and Ensemble
I Am the Monarch of the Joint Joseph W. Porter, Miss Hebe and Ensemble
When I Was a Lad Joseph W. Porter and Ensemble
A Writer Fills the Lowest Niche Bob Beckett, Ralph Rackstraw, Guard and Ensemble
Never Mind the Why and Wherefore Dick Live-Eye and Ensemble
Refrain, Audacious Scribe/ Proud Lady, Have Your Way Ralph Rackstraw, Brenda Blossom, Miss Hebe and Ensemble
Can I Survive This Overbearing? Dick Live-Eye, Brenda Blossom, Miss Hebe, Ralph Rackstraw, Bob Beckett and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Fair Moon Mike Corcoran
I Am the Monarch of the Joint (Reprise) Joseph W. Porter, Miss Hebe and Ensemble
Success Story Ensemble
Hollywood's a Funny Place Louhedda Hopsons and Joseph W. Porter
To Go Upon the Stage Brenda Blossom
He Is A Movie Man Joseph W. Porter, Dick Live-Eye and Ensemble
The Merry Maiden and the Jerk Dick Live-Eye and Joseph W. Porter
Carefully on Tiptoe Stealing Brenda Blossom, Ralph Rackstraw, Dick Live-Eye, Mike Corcoran and Ensemble
Pretty Daughter of Mine Mike Corcoran, Ralph Rackstraw, Miss Hebe, Joseph W. Porter, Dick Live-Eye and Ensemble
Farewell, My Own Ralph Rackstraw, Brenda Blossom, Miss Hebe, Joseph W. Porter, Louhedda Hopsons, Bob Beckett and Ensemble
This Town I Now Must Shake Louhedda Hopsons and Ensemble