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Of Thee I Sing   

Ziegfeld Theatre, (5/05/1952 - 7/05/1952)
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Opening Date: May 05, 1952    
Closing Date: Jul 05, 1952 Total Performances: 72

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: In and around New York, Washington and Atlantic City.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Billy Rose
Produced by Chandler Cowles and Ben Segal
Book by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind; Music by George Gershwin; Lyrics by Ira Gershwin; Musical Director: Maurice Levine; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Dance arrangements by David Baker
Directed by George S. Kaufman; Musical Numbers and Ensembles Staged by Jack Donohue
Scenic Design by Albert Johnson; Costume Design by Irene Sharaff; Lighting Design by Peggy Clark
General Manager: Paul Groll
General Stage Manager: Joseph Olney; Stage Manager: Jerry Adler
Musical Supervisor: David Craig; Music Contractor: Meyer Davis
Vocal Director: David Craig; Production Associate: William Tiernan and Charles F. Spalding; Production Coordinator: Ann Noyes; Press Representative: Nat Dorfman and Irvin Dorfman; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
Cast
Jack Carson
John P. Wintergreen
Paul Hartman
Alexander Throttlebottom
Florenz Ames
The French Ambassador
Arlene Anderson
Showgirl
Ken Ayers
Flunkie
Singer
Vicki Barrett
Dancer
Jean Bartel
Beauty Contestant
Showgirl
Betty Buday
Dancer
Claudia Campbell
Singer
Louise Carlyle
Chambermaid
Singer
Norman Clayton
Singer
Georgine Darcy
Dancer
Crandall Diehl
Dancer
Gregg Evans
Showgirl
Charlotte Foley
Showgirl
Donald Foster
Senator Robert E. Lyons
Howard Freeman
Senator Carver Jones
Warren Galjour
Singer
J. Corkey Geil
Dancer
Skeet Guenther
Dancer
Jay Harwick
Singer
Keith Kaldenberg
Singer
Joe Kerrigan
Singer
Michael King
Flunkie
Singer
William Krach
Flunkie
Singer
Lenore Lonergan
Diana Devereaux
Jonathan Lucas
Sam Jenkins
Joan Mann
Emily Benson
Mort Marshall
Announcer
Chief Senate Clerk
James McCracken
Singer
Al McGranary
Chief Flunkey
Peggy Merber
Dancer
Betty Oakes
Mary Turner
J. Pat O'Malley
Francis X. Gilhooley
Bob Oran
Yusef Yussevitch
Helen Rice
Singer
Dorothy Richards
Showgirl
Jeanne Schlegel
Singer
Frank Seabolt
Dancer
Robert F. Simon
Louis Lippman
Siri
Showgirl
Loring Smith
Matthew Arnold Fulton
Joanne Spiller
Singer
Pat Stanley
Dancer
Abe Stein
Vladimir Vidovitch
Bob Tucker
Dancer
Jeanne Tyler
Showgirl
Gloria Van Dorpe
Singer
Charlotte Van Lein
Showgirl
Larry Weber
Singer
Tom Wells
Attaché
Jack Whiting
The Chief Justice
Guide
Senator from Massachusettes
Parker Wilson
A Sightseer
Dancer
Understudies: Vicki Barrett (Emily Benson), Jean Bartel (Diana Devereaux), J. Corkey Geil (Sam Jenkins), Mort Marshall (Alexander Throttlebottom), Al McGranary (Matthew Arnold Fulton), Helen Rice (Mary Turner), Tom Wells (Announcer, Chief Senate Clerk, Francis X. Gilhooley) and Jack Whiting (John P. Wintergreen)
music by George Gershwin; lyrics by Ira Gershwin
ACT 1 Sung By
Wintergreen for President Ensemble
Who Is the Lucky Girl To Be? Diana Devereaux and Ensemble
The Dimple on My Knee Diana Devereaux, Sam Jenkins and Ensemble
Because, Because Diana Devereaux, Sam Jenkins and Ensemble
As the Chairman of the Committee Matthew Arnold Fulton and Company
How Beautiful Company
Never Was There a Girl So Fair Company
Some Girls Can Bake a Pie John P. Wintergreen and Company
Love Is Sweeping the Country Sam Jenkins, Emily Benson and Ensemble
Of Thee I Sing John P. Wintergreen, Mary Turner and Company
(Here's) a Kiss for Cinderella John P. Wintergreen and Ensemble
I Was the Most Beautiful Blossom Diana Devereaux
Some Girls Can Bake a Pie (Reprise) John P. Wintergreen, Diana Devereaux, Judges and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Hello, Good Morning Sam Jenkins, Emily Benson and Secretaries
Mine (From Let 'Em Eat Cake) John P. Wintergreen and Mary Turner
Who Cares? John P. Wintergreen, Mary Turner and Reporters
Garcon, S'il vous plait French Soldiers
The Illegitimate Daughter The French Ambassador and Ensemble
Because, Because (Reprise) Diana Devereaux and Ensemble
We'll Impeach Him Senator Robert E. Lyons, Francis X. Gilhooley and Ensemble
Who Cares? (Reprise) John P. Wintergreen and Mary Turner
The (Senatorial) Roll Call Alexander Throttlebottom and Ensemble
Garcon, S'il vous plait (Reprise) The French Ambassador and French Soldiers
The Illegitimate Daughter (Reprise) The French Ambassador and French Soldiers
Jilted Diana Devereaux and Company
Who Could Ask For Anything More? (I'm About to Be a Mother) Mary Turner and Company
Posterity (Is Just Around the Corner) John P. Wintergreen and Company
Trumpeter, Blow Your (Golden) Horn Ensemble
Finale (On That Matter No One Budges) Entire Company