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Hooray For What!   

Winter Garden Theatre, (12/01/1937 - 5/21/1938)
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Opening Date: Dec 01, 1937    
Closing Date: May 21, 1938 Total Performances: 200

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Sprinkle, Indiana and Geneva


Production Staff
Produced by Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.)
Music by Harold Arlen; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse; Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg; Conceived by E.Y. Harburg; Additional orchestrations by Joseph Glover, Conrad Salinger and Paul Sterrett; Musical Director: Robert Emmett Dolan; Music arranged by Kay Thompson and Hugh Martin
Dances directed by Robert Alton; Book staged by Howard Lindsay; Staged and supervised by Vincente Minnelli
Scenic Design by Vincente Minnelli; Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois
Special Effects by Ferry Corwey, Harry LaMore, George Hanlon and Langdon McCormack
Singing ensemble coached by Kay Thompson
Cast
Anthony Albert
Department Head
Dancing Ensemble
Joanna Allen
Dancing Ensemble
Peggy Badey
Singing Ensemble
Margorie Baglin
Dancing Ensemble
Al Baron
Second Tough
Dorothy Bird
Dancing Ensemble
Bidda Blakely
Singing Ensemble
Ralph Blane
A Spy
Singing Ensemble
Ruthanna Boris
Principal Dancer
The Briants
Specialty Act
Florine Callahan
Dancing Ensemble
Constance Carr
Singing Ensemble
Leo Chalzel
The Mayor
Herr Zingaroff
William Chandler
Singing Ensemble
Carrol Clarke
Singing Ensemble
June Clyde
Annabel Lewis
Harold Cook
Singing Ensemble
Ford Crane
Singing Ensemble
Maxine Darrell
Dancing Ensemble
Louise de Forrest
Dancing Ensemble
Helene Ecklund
Dancing Ensemble
Will Ferry
Mr. Harriman
The Five Reillys
Specialty Act
Franklyn Fox
First Tough
Admiral Sir Basil Entwhistle
Joel Friend
Dancing Ensemble
Peggy Gallimore
Dancing Ensemble
Phillip Gordon
Dancing Ensemble
Al Gordon's Dogs
Specialty Act
Paul Haakon
Principal Dancer
Helen Hannan
Dancing Ensemble
Sue Hastings' Marionettes
Specialty Act
William Hawley
Dancing Ensemble
Rita Horgan
Dancing Ensemble
Beverly Hosier
Singing Ensemble
Frank Howard
Singing Ensemble
Arthur Kay
Marshall Dinkelspiel
The Voice of Conscience
Evelyn Laurie
Dancing Ensemble
Hugh Martin
Singing Ensemble
Mary Joan Martin
Dancing Ensemble
Mary Meyer
Dancing Ensemble
Mickey Moore
Department Head
Dancing Ensemble
Evelyn Moser
Dancing Ensemble
Meg Mundy
Singing Ensemble
Edward Murray
Dancing Ensemble
Dagmar Nilsson
Singing Ensemble
Mary Ann Parker
Dancing Ensemble
Wynelle Patterson
Singing Ensemble
Bill Pillick
Dancing Ensemble
Leon Polinsky
Specialty Act
Don Popikoff
Comrade Popikoff
Jo Raskin
Dancing Ensemble
Gracie Reilly
Gracie
Marcel Rousseau
Marechal DuVal
Sid Salzer
Department Head
Dancing Ensemble
Charles Senna
Daniel
Generalissimo Di Gregorio
Robert Shafer
Benjamin Benedict
Benjy
Ruth Shaw
Dancing Ensemble
John Smedberg
Singing Ensemble
Virginia Smith
Dancing Ensemble
Barbara Towne
Singing Ensemble
Vivian Vance
Stephanie Stephanovich
Marie Vanneman
Dancing Ensemble
Virginia Vonne
Singing Ensemble
Carol Louise Wanderman
Little Girl
Jack Whiting
Breezy Cunningham
Armonce Wilkins
Singing Ensemble
Castle Williams
Manager
Singing Ensemble
Ed Wynn
Chuckles
music by Harold Arlen; lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
ACT 1 Sung By
Hooray For What! Ensemble
God's Country Breezy Cunningham, Specialty Act, Singing Ensemble and Dancing Ensemble
I've Gone Romantic on You Breezy Cunningham and Annabel Lewis
Moanin' in the Mornin' Stephanie Stephanovich and Singing Spies
Viva for Geneva Ensemble
Life's a Dance Benjamin Benedict
Napoleon's a Pastry Breezy Cunningham and Annabel Lewis
Down With Love Breezy Cunningham, Annabel Lewis, Stephanie Stephanovich and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
A Fashion Girl A Spy and Singers
The Night of the Embassy Ball Stephanie Stephanovich
In the Shade of the New Apple Tree Breezy Cunningham, Annabel Lewis, A Spy and Singers