MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 10, 1961
Closing Date
Jan 26, 1963
1st Preview
Oct 09, 1961
1st Preview
Oct 09, 1961
Previews
1
Performances
543
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Martin Beck Theatre
(Oct 10, 1961 - Jan 26, 1963)

Setting
Jerusalem and its environs.

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Martin Beck Estate; Martin Beck Theatre Manager: Louis A. Lotito
Produced by Gerard Oestreicher
Book by Don Appell; Music by Jerry Herman; Lyrics by Jerry Herman; Music orchestrated by Hershy Kay and Eddie Sauter; Choral music arranged by Robert DeCormier; Musical Director: Max Goberman; Dance arrangements by Genevieve Pitot
Staged by Albert Marre; Choreographed by Donald Saddler
Scenic Design by Howard Bay; Costume Design by Miles White; Lighting Design by Howard Bay; Hair Design by Samye Van; Sound Design by Jack Mann; Assistant to Mr. Bay: Joe Weishar; Assistant to Mr. White: Connie Ross
General Manager: Philip Adler; Company Manager: S.M. Handelsman
Production Stage Manager: James S. Gelb; Stage Manager: Burry Fredrik; Assistant Stage Mgr: Marnel Sumner
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Sol Gusikoff; Assistant Conductor: Theodore Saidenberg; Supervisor Copyist: Lilette Hindin
Production Associate: Rose Kovner; General Press Representative: Dick Weaver; Casting: Louis Criss; Ethnic Dance Advisor: Juki Arkin; Advertising: Brownstone Associates; Assistant to Mr. Saddler: Stuart Hodes; Production Assistant: Eugene Secunda
Clara Weiss
Mrs. Segal
Mrs. Perlman
David
Barbara's Husband
Barbara
Phil's Daughter
Ensemble
The Guide
Porter
 
Ensemble
Shepherd Boy
Ensemble
Cafe Arab
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Mrs. Kessler
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Wedding Couple (Groom)
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Policeman
 
Ensemble
Wedding Couple (Bride)
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Mrs. Breslin
Cantor
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Zipporah
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Mrs. Weinstein
Wedding Couple (Groom)
 
Ensemble
Cantor
 
Ensemble
Mrs. Strauss
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Mr. Horowitz
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Man of the Moshav
 
Ensemble
Maid of Honor
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Wedding Couple (Bride)
 
Ensemble
Standby: Rose Ingraham (Ruth)
Understudies: Marceline Decker (Mrs. Perlman, Mrs. Weinstein), Diane Goldberg (Mrs. Weiss), Penny Ann Green (Zipporah, Shepherd Boy), Ronald Holgate (David), David London (Mr. Horowitz), Terry Marone (Mrs. Breslin, Mrs. Kessler), Eddie Roll (Adi), Robert Rue (Phil), Sandra Stahl (Barbara) and Marilyn Stark (Mrs. Segal, Mrs. Strauss)

Martin Beck Theatre (Oct 10, 1961 - Jan 26, 1963)

Musical Director: Theodore Saidenberg
Assistant Stage Mgr: Johnny Ford
General Press Representative: Reuben Rabinovitch

Cast

Man of the Moshav
 
Policeman
Mrs. Perlman
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Clara Weiss
Sep 04, 1962 - ?
Wedding Couple (Bride)
Ensemble
The Guide
Ensemble
Maid of Honor
 
Ensemble
Wedding Couple (Bride)
 
Ensemble
Ruth
Dec 05, 1962 - ?
Wedding Couple (Bride)
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Porter
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Shepherd Girl
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Wedding Couple (Bride)
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Understudies: Ceil Delli (Zipporah), Ted Forlow (David, Adi), Nancy Haywood (Barbara), Bruce MacKay (Phil), John Smolko (David, Adi), Patti Winston (Mrs. Perlman, Mrs. Weinstein) and George Zima (Adi)
music by Jerry Herman; lyrics by Jerry Herman
Act 1
Sung By
Shepherd's Song
Shepherd Boy and Phil
Shalom
Phil and Ruth
Independence Day Hora
The Company
Milk and Honey
David, Adi and Company
There's No Reason in the World
Phil
Chin Up, Ladies
Mrs. Weiss and Widows
That Was Yesterday
Ruth, Phil, Adi and Company
Let's Not Waste a Moment
Phil
The Wedding
Ruth, Phil and Company
Act 2
Sung By
Like A Young Man
Phil
I Will Follow You
David
Hymn to Hymie
Mrs. Weiss
There's No Reason in the World (Reprise)
Ruth
Milk and Honey (Reprise)
Adi and Company
As Simple as That
Ruth and Phil
Shalom (Reprise)
Ruth, Phil and Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

1962 Nominee
Book by Don Appell
Music by Jerry Herman
Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Produced by Gerard Oestreicher
 

Best Composer

1962 Nominee
Music by Jerry Herman
Lyrics by Jerry Herman
 

Best Actress in a Musical

1962 Nominee
Molly Picon
 

Best Costume Design

1962 Nominee
Costume Design by Miles White
 

Best Producer of a Musical

1962 Nominee
Produced by Gerard Oestreicher
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