MusicalRevueOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 10, 1953
Closing Date
Jun 26, 1954
Performances
229
MusicalRevueOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Imperial Theatre
(Dec 10, 1953 - Jun 26, 1954)

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Entire Production Devised and Staged by John Murray Anderson; Sketches Directed by Cyril Ritchard; Dances and Musical Numbers Staged by Donald Saddler
Scenic Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Costume Design by Thomas Becher; Assistant to Mr. Du Bois: Mason Arvold
Company Manager: Manning Gurian
Production Stage Manager: Arthur Barkow; Stage Manager: Perry Bruskin and Dennis Murray
Press Representative: Sol Jacobson and Lewis Harmon; Production Assistant: Frank Bradley; Assistant to Mr. Grace: Sheila Devlin; Assistant to Mr. Gilkey: Gertrude Appelbaum; Assistant to Mr. Rigby: Herbert Jacoby; Assistant to Mr. Saddler: Albia Kavan
Singer of "Mark Twain"
 
Singer of "Acorn in the Meadow"
 
Singer of "Hold 'Em Joe"
Singer of "The Earth and the Sky"
 
Meg
Hope You Come Back
 
Singer of "I Dare to Dream"
 
Singer of "Fini"
La Loge
David
My Cousin Who?
 
Mrs. B
European Express
 
Laurie
Hope You Come Back
 
The Butler
Dinner for One
 
Cornelius
La Pistachio
 
The Butler
Dinner for One
Miss Reingold
The Coronation
 
The Cellist
The Cello
 
Mrs. A
European Express
 
Amy
Hope You Come Back
 
Singer of "Which Witch?"
 
The Lady
Dinner for One
 
Bobo
La Pistachio
 
Amy
Hope You Come Back
Mike Hammer
Don Brown's Body
 
The New Manager
Cartoon
 
Singer of "Merry Little Minuet"
 
Chinese Monologue performer
Harlequin
Prologue: Harlequinade
 
The Pierrot of 1953
You're So Much a Part of Me
 
Man
Don Brown's Body
 
The Song Plugger
Tin Pan Alley
 
Singer & Dancer, "When Am I Going to Meet Your Mother?"
Columbine
Prologue: Harlequinade
 
The Nightingale
The Nightingale and the Rose
 
Beth
Hope You Come Back
 
The Bouquet
Ziegfeldiana
The Pierrette of 1953
You're So Much a Part of Me
 
Jo
Hope You Come Back
 
Singer & Dancer, "When Am I Going to Meet Your Mother?"
Pierrot
Prologue: Harlequinade
 
Singer of "Nightingale, Bring Me a Rose"
Pierrette
Prologue: Harlequinade
 
Rebecca
My Cousin Who?
 
The Story Teller
The Nightingale and the Rose
 
Singer of "If Every Month Were June"
Ziegfeldiana
Puncinello
Prologue: Harlequinade
Pierrot Ensemble
Prologue: Harlequinade
 
Butler
My Cousin Who?
 
Guest at the Ball
The Nightingale and the Rose
Pierrette Ensemble
Prologue: Harlequinade
 
Train Bearer
Ziegfeldiana
 
Singer in "Tin Pan Alley"
Pierrot Ensemble
Prologue: Harlequinade
 
Bridegroom
The Coronation
 
Guest at the Ball
The Nightingale and the Rose
 
Singer in "Tin Pan Alley"
Pierrot Ensemble
Prologue: Harlequinade
 
Bridegroom
The Coronation
 
Butler
My Cousin Who?
 
Guest at the Ball
The Nightingale and the Rose
 
Singer in "Tin Pan Alley"
Pierrot Ensemble
Prologue: Harlequinade
 
Witch Doctor
My Cousin Who?
 
The Student
The Nightingale and the Rose
 
Singer in "Tin Pan Alley"
Pierrette Ensemble
Prologue: Harlequinade
 
Train Bearer
Ziegfeldiana
 
Singer in "Tin Pan Alley"
Pierrette Ensemble
Prologue: Harlequinade
 
Guest at the Ball
The Nightingale and the Rose
 
Train Bearer
Ziegfeldiana
 
Singer in "Tin Pan Alley"
Bridegroom
The Coronation
 
Chorus
Don Brown's Body
 
The Man in the Box
La Loge
 
Sedan Chair Bearer
Harry Mimmo
 
Singer in "Tin Pan Alley"
Queen
The Coronation
 
Chorus
Don Brown's Body
 
Guest at the Ball
The Nightingale and the Rose
 
The Spring Bride
Ziegfeldiana
 
Second Secretary
Cartoon
 
Dancer in "Hold 'Em Joe"
Bridegroom
The Coronation
 
Chorus
Don Brown's Body
 
Sedan Chair Bearer
Harry Mimmo
 
Singer in "Tin Pan Alley"
Bridegroom
The Coronation
 
Chorus
Don Brown's Body
 
Singer in "Tin Pan Alley"
Pierrot Ensemble
Prologue: Harlequinade
 
Bridegroom
The Coronation
 
The Prince
The Nightingale and the Rose
 
Singer in "Tin Pan Alley"
Pierrette Ensemble
Prologue: Harlequinade
 
Guest at the Ball
The Nightingale and the Rose
 
Singer in "Tin Pan Alley"
Queen
The Coronation
 
Chorus
Don Brown's Body
 
Guest at the Ball
The Nightingale and the Rose
 
Lady
Harry Mimmo
Pierrot Ensemble
Prologue: Harlequinade
 
Bridegroom
The Coronation
 
Butler
My Cousin Who?
 
Guest at the Ball
The Nightingale and the Rose
 
Singer in "Tin Pan Alley"
Sally Duprey
Don Brown's Body
 
Marmee
Hope You Come Back
 
First Secretary
Cartoon
 
Fifi
La Pistachio
Queen
The Coronation
 
Chorus
Don Brown's Body
 
The Autumn Bride
Ziegfeldiana
 
Lady
Harry Mimmo
Pierrette Ensemble
Prologue: Harlequinade
 
Louise
My Cousin Who?
 
Dancer in "Hold 'Em Joe"
 
Singer in "Tin Pan Alley"
Pierrette Ensemble
Prologue: Harlequinade
 
The Coquette
The Nightingale and the Rose
 
Singer in "Tin Pan Alley"
Pierrette Ensemble
Prologue: Harlequinade
 
Maid
My Cousin Who?
 
Guest at the Ball
The Nightingale and the Rose
 
Train Bearer
Ziegfeldiana
Bridegroom
The Coronation
 
Chorus
Don Brown's Body
 
Guest at the Ball
The Nightingale and the Rose
 
Dancer in "Hold 'Em Joe"
 
Singer in "Tin Pan Alley"
Chorus
Don Brown's Body
 
Guest at the Ball
The Nightingale and the Rose
 
The Summer Bride
Ziegfeldiana
Pierrette Ensemble
Prologue: Harlequinade
 
Guest at the Ball
The Nightingale and the Rose
 
Dancer in "Hold 'Em Joe"
 
Singer in "Tin Pan Alley"
Guitarist for "Mark Twain"
Butler
My Cousin Who?
 
Singer in "Tin Pan Alley"
Queen
The Coronation
 
Chorus
Don Brown's Body
 
Guest at the Ball
The Nightingale and the Rose
 
The Winter Bride
Ziegfeldiana
 
Lady
Harry Mimmo
 
Dancer in "Hold 'Em Joe"
Maid
My Cousin Who?
Understudies: Imelda De Martin (Columbine, The Nightingale, Beth, The Bouquet), Kenneth Harvey (David, Mrs. B, Laurie, The Butler, Cornelius), Larry Kert (Harlequin, The Pierrot of 1953, Man, The Song Plugger, Dancer, Singer), Gwen Neilson (The Pierrette of 1953, Jo, Dancer, Singer), Alice Pearce (Miss Reingold, The Cellist, Mrs. A, Amy, Singer, The Lady, Bobo) and Toni Wheelis (The Pierrette of 1953, Jo, Dancer, Singer)

Imperial Theatre (Dec 10, 1953 - Jun 26, 1954)

Featuring songs by Harry Akst; Featuring songs with lyrics by Manny Curtis
Assistant Stage Mgr: Wayne Brown
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Sol Gusikoff
Advertising: Fred Golden

Cast

Pierrot
Prologue: Harlequinade
 
Singer
 
The Student
The Nightingale and the Rose
 
The Minstrel
Introducer of "Hope You Come Back"
Singer in "Tin Pan Alley"
Soloist in "I Dare to Dream"
Meg
Hope You Come Back
 
Singer of "I Dare to Dream"
 
Singer of "Fini"
La Loge
 
Singer of "The Earth and the Sky"
Singer
Courtier
 
Dancer in "Hold 'Em Joe"
Chorus
Don Brown's Body
Pierrot Ensemble
Prologue: Harlequinade
 
Bridegroom
The Coronation
 
The Prince
The Nightingale and the Rose
 
Singer in "Tin Pan Alley"
Pierrot Ensemble
Prologue: Harlequinade
 
Witch Doctor
My Cousin Who?
 
Singer in "Tin Pan Alley"
 
Courtier
Courtier
Introducer of "Nightingale, Bring Me a Rose"
 
First Secretary
Cartoon
Guest at the Ball
The Nightingale and the Rose
 
Courtier
The Winter Bride
Ziegfeldiana
 
Introducer of "Hope You Come Back"
Guest at the Ball
The Nightingale and the Rose
 
Dancer in "Hold 'Em Joe"
Pierrette Ensemble
Prologue: Harlequinade
 
Chorus
Don Brown's Body
 
Dancer in "Hold 'Em Joe"
 
Train Bearer
Ziegfeldiana
Singer in "Tin Pan Alley"
 
The Countess
Sally Duprey
Don Brown's Body
 
Marmee
Hope You Come Back
 
Second Secretary
Cartoon
 
Fifi
La Pistachio
Queen
The Coronation
 
Announcer
 
Introducer of "La Pistachio"
Puncinello
Prologue: Harlequinade
Introducer of "La Pistachio"
Bridegroom
The Coronation
 
Guest at the Ball
The Nightingale and the Rose
 
Singer in "Tin Pan Alley"
 
Dancer in "Hold 'Em Joe"
 
Chorus
Don Brown's Body
Pierrette Ensemble
Prologue: Harlequinade
 
Guest at the Ball
The Nightingale and the Rose
 
Singer in "Tin Pan Alley"
Understudy: Bob Kole (Pierrot, Singer, The Student, The Minstrel)
music by Jerry Ross and Richard Adler; lyrics by Jerry Ross and Richard Adler
(Unless otherwise noted)
Act 1
Harlequinade
Queen for a Day
You're So Much a Part of Me
I Dare to Dream
(music by Michael Grace and Carl Tucker; lyrics by Sammy Gallup)
The Cello
(music by Charles Zwar; lyrics by Leslie Julian Jones)
Mark Twain
(music by Harry Belafonte; lyrics by Harry Belafonte)
Nightingale, Bring Me a Rose
(music by Henry Sullivan; lyrics by John Murray Anderson)
My Love Is A Wanderer
(music by Bart Howard; lyrics by Bart Howard)
Tin Pan Alley
(music by Cy Coleman; lyrics by Joseph McCarthy)
Mammy Songs
(music by Cy Coleman; lyrics by Joseph McCarthy)
Rhythm Songs
(music by Cy Coleman; lyrics by Joseph McCarthy)
Torch Songs
(music by Cy Coleman; lyrics by Joseph McCarthy)
Patriotic Songs
(music by Cy Coleman; lyrics by Joseph McCarthy)
Merry Little Minuet
(music by Sheldon Harnick; lyrics by Sheldon Harnick)
Hope You Come Back
Act 2
If Every Month Were June
(music by Henry Sullivan; lyrics by John Murray Anderson)
Which Witch
(music by Charles Zwar; lyrics by Alan Melville)
Fini
Acorn in the Meadow
When Am I Going to Meet Your Mother?
Hold 'Em Joe
(music by Harry Belafonte; lyrics by Harry Belafonte)
The Earth and Sky
(music by John Rox; lyrics by John Rox)

Tony Award®

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1954 Winner
Harry Belafonte

Theatre World

Award

1954 Recipient
Orson Bean
Harry Belafonte
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