MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Feb 04, 1958
Closing Date
Jul 19, 1958
Performances
192
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

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Theatres
Alvin Theatre
(Feb 04, 1958 - Jul 19, 1958)

Description
A musical comedy in two acts

Setting
Suburban London, on board the S.S. Paradise, and in Paris.

Theatre Owned / Operated by Herman Bernstein
Book by Al Morgan and José Ferrer; Based on the screenplay "The Captain's Paradise" by Alec Coppel; Music by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans; Lyrics by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans; Musical Director: Jay Blackton; Vocal arrangements by Jay Blackton; Ballet arrangements by Jay Blackton; Music orchestrated by Robert Ginzler, Joe Glover, Ray Jaimes, Philip Lang, Walter Eiger, Sy Oliver, Cornel Tanassy and Oscar Kosarin; Assistant to Mr. Blackton: Peter Howard
Directed by José Ferrer; Dances and Musical Numbers Created by James Starbuck
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Miles White; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Hair Design by Ernest Adler; Associate Designer to Mr. Mielziner: John Harvey; Assistant Scenic Design: Will Steven Armstrong; Assistant to Mr. White: Elinor Robbins
General Manager: C. Edwin Knill
Production Stage Manager: George Quick; Stage Manager: Doris S. Einstein; Assistant Stage Mgr: Rafael Ferrer
Music Contractor: Constantine Merjos; Copyist: Mathilde Pincus; Assistant Conductor: Jacques Rabiroff
Production Associate: Sylvia Drulie; General Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson; Press Representative: David Powers and Bernard Simon; Associate to the Producers: Jeff Britton; Assistant to Mr. Starbuck: Victor Griffin; Assistant to Mr. Ferrer: Vincent Donahue
Captain Henry St. James
Bobo
Mrs. Maud St. James
Enrico Manzoni
A Spaniard
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
The Guide
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
A Clerk
 
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
Neighbor
 
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
Crew, S.S. Paradise
 
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
Neighbor
 
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
Crew, S.S. Paradise
 
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
Crew, S.S. Paradise
 
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
Neighbor
 
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
Crew, S.S. Paradise
 
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
Understudies: Alvin Beam (A Clerk), Stanley Carlson (Enrico Manzoni), Shirley de Burgh (Lisa), Jack Eddleman (Captain Henry St. James), Bruce MacKay (The Guide), Sheila Matthews (Mrs. Maud St. James), Betty McGuire (Bobo), Tony Rossi (A Spaniard) and Helene Whitney (Mae)

Alvin Theatre (Feb 04, 1958 - Jul 19, 1958)

Press Representative: Jay Russell

Cast

English Townsperson, Dockworker, Tourist, Parisian
Denise Darcel
While Miss Lane was on vacation
Bobo
Dorothy Lamour
Broadway debut
Bobo
Jul 16, 1958 - ?
Enrico Manzoni
music by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans; lyrics by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans
Act 1
Sung By
A Very Proper Town
Captain Henry St. James and the Company
Life Does a Man a Favor (When It Gives Him Simple Joys)
Mrs. Maud St. James and Captain Henry St. James
A Very Proper Week
The English Townspeople
Life Does a Man a Favor (When It Leads Him Down to the Sea)
Captain Henry St. James, Enrico Manzoni and the Crew
Captain Henry St. James
The Crew of the S.S. Paradise
The Dock Dance
The Dockworkers
Three Paradises
Captain Henry St. James
Surprise
Mrs. Maud St. James and the Neighbors
Life Does a Man a Favor (When It Puts Him in Paree)
Captain Henry St. James
Hey Madame (Song and Dance)
Captain Henry St. James and Lisa
Femininity
Bobo
It's Never Quite the Same
Enrico Manzoni and the Crew
It's Never Quite the Same (Reprise)
Mrs. Maud St. James, Enrico Manzoni and the Crew
We're Not Children
Mrs. Maud St. James and the Spaniard
Give It All You Got
Mae and the Tourists
Love Is Hell
Mae and the Ladies of the Ensemble
Keep It Simple
Bobo and Her Dancing Companions
Act 2
Sung By
The Morning Music of Montmartre
Mae and the People of Montmartre
You Don't Know Him
Bobo and Mrs. Maud St. James
I've Been There and I'm Back
Enrico Manzoni and Captain Henry St. James
Double Standard
Bobo and Mrs. Maud St. James
All the Time
Captain Henry St. James
You're So Right for Me
Enrico Manzoni and Bobo
All the Time (Reprise)
Mrs. Maud St. James
Finale
The Entire Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

1958 Nominee
Book by Al Morgan and José Ferrer
Music by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans
Lyrics by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans
Produced by Howard Merrill and Theatre Corporation of America
 

Best Actor in a Musical

1958 Nominee
Tony Randall
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1958 Nominee
Jacquelyn McKeever and Susan Johnson
 

Best Scenic Design

1958 Nominee
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner
 

Best Costume Design

1958 Nominee
Costume Design by Miles White

Theatre World

Award

1958 Recipient
Jacquelyn McKeever
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