MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 28, 1944
Closing Date
Feb 02, 1946
Performances
462
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Adelphi Theatre
(Dec 28, 1944 - Jun 02, 1945)
44th Street Theatre
(Jun 04, 1945 - Jul 28, 1945)
Martin Beck Theatre
(Jul 30, 1945 - Feb 02, 1946)

Setting
New York City. 1944 - wartime.

Media
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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Oliver Smith and Paul Feigay
Music by Leonard Bernstein; Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Based on an idea by Jerome Robbins; Additional lyrics by Leonard Bernstein; Musical Director: Max Goberman; Music orchestrated by Leonard Bernstein, Elliott Jacoby, Hershy Kay, Ted Royal and Don Walker
Directed by George Abbott; Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
Production Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Alvin Colt; Lighting Design by Sam Amdurs
General Manager: Charles Harris; Company Manager: Sydney Harris
Technical Director: Peggy Clark; Stage Manager: Peggy Clark
Scenery Painted by Eugene Dunkel and Marcel Lestarquit
Production Assistant: Peter Foster; Press Representative: Karl Bernstein and Martha Dreiblatt
Ivy Smith
Dec 28, 1944 - Dec 01, 1945
Hildy Esterhazy
Gabey
Pitkin W. Bridgework
Claire DeLoone
Ozzie
The Great Lover
Madame Maude P. Dilly
Musician
 
Singing Ensemble
Little Old Lady
Dance Ensemble
Bill Poster
Figment
Singing Ensemble
Dance Ensemble
 
Singer (#2)
 
Singing Ensemble
Sailor
 
Dance Ensemble
 
Sailor in Blue
 
Dance Ensemble
Passerby
 
Dance Ensemble
 
Street Sweeper
Lady in Red
 
Dance Ensemble
High School Girl
 
Dance Ensemble
 
Night Club Patron
Girl in Green
 
First Ballet Girl
 
Dance Ensemble
3rd Ballet Girl
 
Dance Ensemble
Spanish Singer
 
Singing Ensemble
3rd Workman
 
Musician
 
Waiter
 
Conductor
 
Singing Ensemble
Dance Ensemble
Dance Ensemble
Singing Ensemble
Policeman
 
Singing Ensemble
 
Singing Ensemble
Singing Ensemble
Flossie's Friend
 
Singing Ensemble
Singing Ensemble
Rajah Bimmy
 
Singing Ensemble
Dance Ensemble
2nd Ballet Girl
Dec 28, 1944 - Dec 01, 1945
 
Doll Girl
Dec 28, 1944 - Dec 01, 1945
 
Dance Ensemble
Dec 28, 1944 - Dec 01, 1945
Dance Ensemble
Dance Ensemble
2nd Workman
 
Master of Ceremonies
 
Singing Ensemble
 
Announcer
Dance Ensemble
Girl in Yellow
 
Shawl Girl
 
Dance Ensemble
Dance Ensemble
Singing Ensemble
Lucy Schmeeler
 
Dance Ensemble
Dance Ensemble
Workman
 
Actor
 
Singing Ensemble
S. Uperman
 
Singing Ensemble
Policeman
 
Singing Ensemble
Singing Ensemble
Dance Ensemble
Dance Ensemble
 
Boy
 
Dance Ensemble

Adelphi Theatre (Dec 28, 1944 - Jun 02, 1945)

Cast

Bill Poster
Girl in Yellow
Figment

44th Street Theatre (Jun 04, 1945 - Jul 28, 1945)

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization

Cast

Figment

Martin Beck Theatre (Jul 30, 1945 - Feb 02, 1946)

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Martin Beck Estate
Musical Director: Everett Lee and Frank Nowicki

Cast

Ivy Smith
Dec 03, 1945 - Feb 02, 1946
Gabey
Madame Maude P. Dilly
Claire DeLoone
Rajah Bimmy
Singing Ensemble
Policeman
 
Singing Ensemble
Shawl Girl
Dance Ensemble
Singing Ensemble
Girl in Yellow
 
Shawl Girl
 
Dance Ensemble
 
Doll Girl
Singing Ensemble
Dance Ensemble
Dance Ensemble
Dance Ensemble
Flossie's Friend
Flossie
 
Flossie's Friend
Dance Ensemble
2nd Ballet Girl
Singing Ensemble
Dance Ensemble
Spanish Singer
Bill Poster
 
S. Uperman
Dance Ensemble
Singing Ensemble
Figment
Singing Ensemble
S. Uperman
 
Boy
 
Dance Ensemble
Dance Ensemble
music by Leonard Bernstein; lyrics by Adolph Green and Betty Comden
Act 1
Sung By
I Feel Like I'm Not Out of Bed Yet
Workman
New York, New York
Ozzie, Chip and Gabey
Presentation of Miss Turnstiles
Announcers, Ivy Smith and Dance Ensemble
Come Up to My Place
Hildy Esterhazy and Chip
Carried Away
Claire DeLoone, Ozzie, Primitive Man and Primitive Woman
Lonely Town
Gabey and Dance Ensemble
Carnegie Hall Pavane
Ivy Smith, Madame Maude P. Dilly and Women of Carnegie Hall
Lucky to Be Me
Gabey and Full Company
I Understand
Pitkin W. Bridgework
I Can Cook Too
Hildy Esterhazy
Times Square Ballet
Act 2
Sung By
So Long, Baby
Diamond Eddie's Girls
I Wish I Was Dead
Diana Dream
I Wish I Was Dead (Reprise)
Senorita Dolores Dolores
Ya Got Me
Hildy Esterhazy, Claire DeLoone, Ozzie and Chip
I Understand (Reprise)
Pitkin W. Bridgework and Lucy Schmeeler
Subway Ride
Gabey and The People of New York
Imaginary Coney Island
Gabey, Ivy Smith and Dance Ensemble
Some Other Time
Claire DeLoone, Hildy Esterhazy, Ozzie and Chip
The Real Coney Island
Rajah Bimmy
I Feel Like I'm Not Out of Bed Yet (Reprise)
New York, New York (Reprise)
Full Company

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1945 Recipient
Betty Comden
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