MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Mar 22, 1962
Closing Date
Dec 08, 1962
1st Preview
Mar 21, 1962
1st Preview
Mar 21, 1962
Previews
2
Performances
300
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Shubert Theatre
(Mar 22, 1962 - Sep 29, 1962)
Broadway Theatre
(Oct 01, 1962 - Dec 08, 1962)

Setting
New York's garment district and the Bronx. 1937.

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by David Merrick
Book by Jerome Weidman; Music by Harold Rome; Lyrics by Harold Rome; Based on the novel by Jerome Weidman; Musical Director: Lehman Engel; Vocal arrangements by Lehman Engel; Music orchestrated by Sid Ramin; Dance and incidental music arranged by Peter Howard
Directed by Arthur Laurents; Musical Staging by Herbert Ross
Scenic Design by Will Steven Armstrong; Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge; Lighting Design by Will Steven Armstrong; Hair Design by Nino Raffaello
General Manager: Jack Schlissel; Company Manager: Gino Giglio
Production Supervisor: Neil Hartley; Production Stage Manager: Richard Blofson; Stage Manager: May Muth; Assistant Stage Mgr: Robert Schear
Music Contractor: Morris Stonzek
General Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson and Lee Solters; Dance Captain: Kelly Brown; Plays and Casting for David Merrick: Michael Shurtleff; Casting: Alan Shayne; Press Representative: David Powers; Asst. to the Choreographer: Nora Kaye; Advertising: Blaine-Thompson and Fred Golden
Mrs. Bogen
Ruthie Rivkin
Harry Bogen
Maurice Pulvermacher
Teddy Asch
Meyer Bushkin
Blanche Bushkin
Martha Mills
Barbra Streisand
Broadway debut
Miss Marmelstein
Buggo
Moxie
Sheldon Bushkin
Rosaline
Tootsie Maltz
Manette
Noodle
Miss Springer
Eddie
Standby: Phoebe Brand (Mrs. Bogen)
Understudies: Francine Bond (Ruthie Rivkin), Kelly Brown (Harry Bogen), Ed Collins (Tootsie Maltz), Wilma Curley (Martha Mills, Blanche Bushkin), William Reilly (Teddy Asch) and Stanley Simmonds (Meyer Bushkin, Maurice Pulvermacher)

Shubert Theatre (Mar 22, 1962 - Sep 29, 1962)

Company Manager: Vince McKnight

Cast

Manette
Edith
Noodle
Eddie
Rosaline
Maurice Pulvermacher
Understudies: Larry Gradus (Sheldon Bushkin) and Louise Lasser (Miss Marmelstein)

Broadway Theatre (Oct 01, 1962 - Dec 08, 1962)

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization; Theatre Operated by Trebuhs Realty Co., Inc.
Company Manager: Vince McKnight

Cast

Eddie
Edith
Noodle
Manette
Rosaline
Maurice Pulvermacher
Understudies: Eliot Feld (Sheldon Bushkin) and Elly Stone (Miss Marmelstein)
music by Harold Rome; lyrics by Harold Rome
Act 1
Sung By
Well Man
Miss Marmelstein and Mr. Pulvermacher
The Way Things Are
Harry Bogen
When Gemini Meets Capricorn
Ruthie Rivkin and Harry Bogen
Momma, Momma
Harry Bogen and Mrs. Bogen
The Sound of Money
Harry Bogen, Martha Mills, Mitzi, Mario and Eddie
Family Way
Mrs. Bogen, Harry Bogen, Ruthie Rivkin, Teddy Asch, Blanche Bushkin and Meyer Bushkin
Too Soon
Mrs. Bogen
Who Knows?
Ruthie Rivkin
Have I Told You Lately?
Blanche Bushkin and Meyer Bushkin
Ballad of the Garment Trade
Miss Marmelstein, Ruthie Rivkin, Blanche Bushkin, Harry Bogen, Teddy Asch, Meyer Bushkin and Company
Act 2
Sung By
A Gift Today
Sheldon Bushkin, Harry Bogen, Mrs. Bogen, Blanche Bushkin, Meyer Bushkin and Ruthie Rivkin
Miss Marmelstein
Miss Marmelstein
The Sound of Money (Reprise)
Harry Bogen
A Funny Thing Happened
Ruthie Rivkin and Harry Bogen
What's in It for Me?
Teddy Asch and Martha Mills
What Are They Doing to Us Now?
Miss Marmelstein, Buggo, Tootsie Maltz, Manette, Gail, Miss Springer and Creditors
Eat a Little Something
Mrs. Bogen and Harry Bogen
Epilogue
The Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1962 Nominee
Barbra Streisand
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