MusicalComedyRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Jan 19, 1971
Closing Date
Feb 03, 1973
1st Preview
Jan 06, 1971
1st Preview
Jan 06, 1971
Previews
13
Performances
861
MusicalComedyRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
46th Street Theatre
(Jan 19, 1971 - Feb 03, 1973)

Description
A musical in three acts

Setting
1925. The home of James Smith, New York City. The garden and living room of Chickadee Cottage, Atlantic City.

Managing Director for the 46th Street Theatre: Lester Osterman; General Manager for the 46th Street Theatre: Richard Horner
Produced by Pyxidium, Ltd.
Revival originally conceived for production by Harry Rigby
Music by Vincent Youmans; Lyrics by Irving Caesar and Otto Harbach; Book by Otto Harbach and Frank Mandel; Book adapted by Burt Shevelove; Musical Director: Buster Davis; Vocal arrangements by Buster Davis; Music orchestrated by Ralph Burns; Dance arrangements by Luther Henderson; Incidental music by Luther Henderson
Production Supervised by Busby Berkeley; Directed by Burt Shevelove; Musical Staging by Donald Saddler; Choreographed by Donald Saddler
Production Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher; Sound Design by Jack Shearing; Principals' Coiffures by Vidal Sassoon; The Berkeley Girls' Coiffures by Bruce Steier; Scenic Assistant: Mason Arvold; Costume Assistant: David Toser
General Manager: Gatchell & Neufeld, Ltd.; Assistant Co. Mgr: James Mennen
Production Manager: May Muth; Stage Manager: Robert Schear; Assistant Stage Mgr: John H. Lowe III
At the Twin Pianos: Colston and Clements; Copyist: Lilette Hindin; Music Contractor: Morris Stonzek; Assistant Conductor: Charles Coleman; Music Consultant: Robert Lissauer
Tap Supervisor: Ted Cappy and Mary Ann Niles; Asst. to the Choreographer: Mary Ann Niles; General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; Press Representative: M.J. Boyer; Assistant to the Producer: Steve Beckler; Dance Captain: Bob Becker; Press Associate: Faith Geer; Beach Ball Instructor: Ernestine Mercer; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company; Casting: Buster Davis
Lucille Early
Billy's Wife
Jimmy Smith
Sue Smith
Jimmy's Wife
Pauline
Cook at the Smiths'
Billy Early
a Lawyer
Nanette
a Protégée of Sue
Betty Brown
from Boston
Winnie Winslow
from Washington
Tom Trainor
Lucille's Nephew
Flora Latham
from 'Frisco
Nanette's Friend
Nanette's Friend
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Standby: Dorothy Claire (Pauline), Ted Tiller (Jimmy Smith) and Betty Wragge (Sue Smith)
Understudies: Roger Braun (Billy Early), Kenneth Carr (Tom Trainor), Kathy Conry (Nanette), Gwen Hillier (Winnie Winslow), Dottie Lester (Flora Latham), Pat Lysinger (Lucille Early) and Linda Rose (Betty Brown)

46th Street Theatre (Jan 19, 1971 - Feb 03, 1973)

Stage Manager: John H. Lowe III
Assistant Conductor: Woody Kessler

Cast

Nanette's Friend
Jimmy Smith
Nanette's Friend
Flora Latham
from 'Frisco
Pauline
Cook at the Smiths'
Nanette's Friend
Billy Early
a Lawyer
Nanette's Friend
Barbara Heuman
Broadway debut
Nanette
a Protégée of Sue
Sue Smith
Jimmy's Wife
Nanette's Friend
Betty Brown
from Boston
Winnie Winslow
from Washington
Nanette's Friend
Winnie Winslow
from Washington
Nanette's Friend
Nanette's Friend
Nanette's Friend
Flora Latham
from 'Frisco
Nanette's Friend
Pauline
Cook at the Smiths'
Nanette's Friend
Nanette's Friend
Nanette's Friend
Nanette's Friend
Sue Smith
Jimmy's Wife
Nanette's Friend
Billy Early
a Lawyer
Nanette's Friend
Standby: Ruth Donnelly (Pauline)
Understudies: Cindi Bulak (Flora Latham), Sayra Hummel (Winnie Winslow), Mike Mitchell (Tom Trainor) and Denny Shearer (Billy Early)
music by Vincent Youmans; lyrics by Irving Caesar and Otto Harbach
Act 1
Sung By
Too Many Rings Around Rosie
Lucille Early, Boys and Girls
I've Confessed to the Breeze
Nanette and Tom Trainor
Call of the Sea
Billy Early and Girls
I Want to Be Happy
Jimmy Smith, Nanette, Sue Smith, Boys and Girls
No, No, Nanette
Nanette and Tom Trainor
Finaletto Act 1
Nanette, Boys and Girls
Act 2
Sung By
Peach on the Beach
Nanette, Boys and Girls
Tea for Two
Nanette, Tom Trainor, Boys and Girls
You Can Dance With Any Girl
Lucille and Billy Early
Finaletto Act 2
Entire Company
Act 3
Sung By
Telephone Girlie
Billy Early, Betty Brown, Flora Latham and Winnie Winslow
Where-Has-My-Hubby-Gone Blues
Lucille and Boys
Waiting for You
Nanette and Tom Trainor
Take a Little One-Step
Sue Smith, Billy Early, Lucille Early, Pauline, Boys and Girls
Finale
Entire Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Actor in a Musical

1971 Nominee
Bobby Van

Best Actress in a Musical

1971 Winner
Helen Gallagher

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1971 Winner
Patsy Kelly

Best Costume Design

1971 Winner
Production Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois

Best Choreography

1971 Winner
Musical Staging by Donald Saddler
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1971 Nominee
Directed by Burt Shevelove

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Book

1971 Winner
Book adapted byfor the adaptation Burt Shevelove(for the adaptation)

Outstanding Choreography

1971 Winner
Musical Staging by Donald Saddler

Outstanding Costume Design

1971 Winner
Production Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois

Outstanding Performance

1971 Winner
Helen Gallagher

Theatre World

Award

1971 Recipient
Roger Rathburn
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