MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 17, 1965
Closing Date
Jun 11, 1966
1st Preview
Oct 14, 1965
1st Preview
Oct 14, 1965
Previews
3
Performances
280
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Mark Hellinger Theatre
(Oct 17, 1965 - Jun 11, 1966)

Setting
New York City. The Present.

Comments
This production won the 1965 Grammy Award for "Best Score From An Original Cast Show Album."

Theatre Owned / Operated by Max Stahl and Stanley Stahl
Produced by Alan Jay Lerner; Produced in association with Rogo Productions
Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Music by Burton Lane; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner; Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett; Music continuity and vocals by Trude Rittman; Dance music by Betty Walberg; Musical Director: Theodore Saidenberg
Directed by Robert Lewis; Choreographed by Herbert Ross
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Freddy Wittop; Lighting Design by Feder; Miss Harris' modern clothes by Donald Brooks; Hair Design by Ronald De Mann; Assistant to Mr. Smith: Jack Brown and David Guthrie; Assistant to Mr. Wittop: Mary McKinley; Assistant to Mr. Feder: Rae Meltzer
General Manager: Irving Squires; Business Manager: Ronald Lee
Production Supervisor: Stone Widney; Production Stage Manager: Ross Bowman; Stage Manager: Pat Chandler and Edward Preston
Music Contractor: Sol Gusikoff; Music Copyist: Bob Haring, Jr.
Dance Captain: Gerald M. Teijelo Jr.; General Press Representative: The Mike Merrick Company and Barry Kobrin; Assistant to the Director: Judd Mathison; Asst. to the Choreographer: Nora Kaye; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner and Associates
Dr. Mark Bruckner
Daisy Gamble
 
Melinda Wells
Warren Smith
Edward Moncrief
Themistocles Kriakos
Dancing Ensemble
Evans Bolagard
Singing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Mrs. Welles
Samuel Welles
Singing Ensemble
Singing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
 
Dancing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Singing Ensemble
Singing Ensemble
Singing Ensemble
Singing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Blackamoor
 
Dancing Ensemble
Singing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Dr. Conrad Bruckner
Singing Ensemble
Singing Ensemble
Dr. Paul Bruckner
Dancing Ensemble
Muriel Bunson
 
Dancing Ensemble
Mrs. Hatch
Singing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Singing Ensemble
James Preston
 
Dancing Ensemble
Dolly Wainwhistle
 
Dancing Ensemble
Prudence Cumming
 
Dancing Ensemble
Singing Ensemble
Singing Ensemble
Singing Ensemble
Singing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
 
Dancing Ensemble
 
Millard Cross
T.A.A. Official
Sir Hubert Insdale
Standby: Rita Gardner (Daisy Gamble, Melinda Wells) and Hal Linden (Dr. Mark Bruckner, Edward Moncrief)
Understudies: Gordon Dilworth (Themistocles Kriakos), Michael Lewis (Sir Hubert Insdale, Samuel Welles), Pat Lysinger (Mrs. Hatch), Art Matthews (Dr. Conrad Bruckner), Dan Resin (Warren Smith), Ken Richards (T.A.A. Official), Jeannette Seibert (Mrs. Welles) and David Thomas (Evans Bolagard)

Mark Hellinger Theatre (Oct 17, 1965 - Jun 11, 1966)

General Manager: Barry Kobrin
Assistant Stage Mgr: Bill Siegler and Louis Kosman

Cast

Mrs. Hatch
Dancing Ensemble
T.A.A. Official
 
Singing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Evans Bolagard
Dancing Ensemble
Singing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Understudies: Paul Eichel (Evans Bolagard), Howard Kahl (Dr. Conrad Bruckner), Pat Lysinger (Daisy Gamble, Melinda Wells), Art Matthews (Edward Moncrief) and Dan Resin (Dr. Mark Bruckner, Dr. Paul Bruckner)
music by Burton Lane; lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Act 1
Sung By
Hurry! It's Lovely Up Here
Daisy Gamble
Ring Out the Bells
Samuel Welles, Mrs. Welles, Sir Hubert Insdale and Servants
Tosy and Cosh
Daisy Gamble
On a Clear Day You Can See Forever
Dr. Mark Bruckner
On the S.S. Bernard Cohn
Daisy Gamble, Muriel Bunson, James Preston and Millard Cross
At the Hellrakers
Dancing Ensemble
Don't Tamper With My Sister
Edward Moncrief, Sir Hubert Insdale and Ensemble
She Wasn't You
Edward Moncrief
Melinda
Dr. Mark Bruckner
Act 2
Sung By
When I'm Being Born Again
Themistocles Kriakos
What Did I Have That I Don't Have
Daisy Gamble
Wait 'Til We're Sixty-Five
Warren Smith and Daisy Gamble
Come Back to Me
Dr. Mark Bruckner
On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (Reprise)
Dr. Mark Bruckner

Tony Award®

 

Best Composer and Lyricist

1966 Nominee
Music by Burton Lane
Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
 

Best Actor in a Musical

1966 Nominee
John Cullum
 

Best Actress in a Musical

1966 Nominee
Barbara Harris

Theatre World

Award

1966 Recipient
John Cullum
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