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Knickerbocker Holiday   

Ethel Barrymore Theatre, (10/19/1938 - 2/1939)
46th Street Theatre, (2/13/1939 - 3/11/1939)
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Opening Date: Oct 19, 1938    
Closing Date: Mar 11, 1939 Total Performances: 168

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Washington Irving's study; the Battery; interior of the jail.


Production Staff
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
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
Cast
Richard Kollmar
Brom Broeck
Jeanne Madden
Tina Tienhoven
Ray Middleton
Washington Irving
Mark Smith
Tienhoven
Albert Allen
Soldier
Matthias Ammann
Soldier
Edith Angold
Mistress Schermerhorn
Robert Arnold
Citizen of New Amsterdam
Charles Arnt
DePeyster
Donald Black
General Poffenburgh
Jane Brotherton
Citizen of New Amsterdam
Helen Carroll
Citizen of New Amsterdam
Richard Cowdery
Van Cortlandt, Jr.
Carol Dies
Citizen of New Amsterdam
Dow Fonda
Soldier
Howard Freeman
Schermerhorn
Bruce Hamilton
Citizen of New Amsterdam
Walter Huston
Pieter Stuyvesant
Margaret MacLaren
Citizen of New Amsterdam
Ruth Mamel
Citizen of New Amsterdam
William Marel
Citizen of New Amsterdam
Harry Meehan
Anthony Corlear
Clarence Nordstrom
Tenpin
Warde Peters
Soldier
James Phillips
Van Rensselaer
Francis Pierlot
Vanderbilt
Roosevelt
Robert Rounseville
Citizen of New Amsterdam
Rufus Smith
Citizen of New Amsterdam
Margaret Stewart
Citizen of New Amsterdam
William Wahlert
Citizen of New Amsterdam
George Watts
Vanderbilt
John E. Young
DeVries
Erika Zaranova
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