MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 19, 1938
Closing Date
Mar 11, 1939
Performances
168
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Ethel Barrymore Theatre
(Oct 19, 1938 - Feb 1939)
46th Street Theatre
(Feb 13, 1939 - Mar 11, 1939)

Description
A musical in two acts

Setting
Washington Irving's study; the Battery; interior of the jail.

Music by Kurt Weill; Book by Maxwell Anderson; Music arranged by Kurt Weill; Music orchestrated by Kurt Weill; Lyrics by Maxwell Anderson; Musical Director: Maurice de Abravanel; Inspired by "Knickerbocker History of New York" by Washington Irving
Staged by Joshua Logan; Choreographed by Carl Randall and Edwin Denby; Directed by Joshua Logan
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Frank Bevan
Business Manager: Victor Samrock; Company Manager: William Schneider
Stage Manager: Alan Anderson; Assistant Stage Mgr: Amy Jane London
Press Representative: William Fields and Phil Stevenson
Brom Broeck
Tina Tienhoven
Washington Irving
Tienhoven
Soldier
Soldier
Mistress Schermerhorn
Citizen of New Amsterdam
DePeyster
General Poffenburgh
Citizen of New Amsterdam
Citizen of New Amsterdam
Van Cortlandt, Jr.
Citizen of New Amsterdam
Soldier
Schermerhorn
Citizen of New Amsterdam
Pieter Stuyvesant
Citizen of New Amsterdam
Citizen of New Amsterdam
Citizen of New Amsterdam
Anthony Corlear
Soldier
Van Rensselaer
Vanderbilt
 
Roosevelt
Citizen of New Amsterdam
Citizen of New Amsterdam
Citizen of New Amsterdam
Citizen of New Amsterdam
Vanderbilt
DeVries
Citizen of New Amsterdam
music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Maxwell Anderson
Act 1
Sung By
Clackety-Clack
Washington Irving and Girls
It's a Law
Tienhoven and Council
There's Nowhere to Go But Up
Brom Broeck, Tenpin and Ensemble
It Never Was You
Brom Broeck and Tina Tienhoven
How Can You Tell an American?
Brom Broeck and Washington Irving
Will You Remember Me?
Brom Broeck, Tina Tienhoven and Ensemble
One Touch of Alchemy
Pieter Stuyvesant and Ensemble
The One Indispensable Man
Pieter Stuyvesant and Tienhoven
Young People Think About Love
Tienhoven, Brom Broeck and Ensemble
September Song
Pieter Stuyvesant
Act 2
Sung By
Ballad of the Robbers
Washington Irving
We Are Cut in Twain
Brom Broeck and Tina Tienhoven
There's Nowhere to Go But Up (Reprise)
Washington Irving
To War!
Pieter Stuyvesant, Council and Male Ensemble
Our Ancient Liberties
Tienhoven, Anthony Corlear and Council
Romance and Musketeer
Ensemble
The Scars
Pieter Stuyvesant and Ensemble
Dirge for a Soldier
Ensemble
Ve Vouldn't Gonto Do It
Ensemble
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