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On the Town   

Adelphi Theatre, (12/28/1944 - 6/02/1945)
44th Street Theatre, (6/04/1945 - 7/28/1945)
Martin Beck Theatre, (7/30/1945 - 2/02/1946)
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Opening Date: Dec 28, 1944    
Closing Date: Feb 02, 1946 Total Performances: 462

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: New York City. 1944 - wartime.

Production Staff
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, Hershy Kay, Don Walker, Elliott Jacoby and Ted Royal
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
Sono Osato
Ivy Smith
(Dec 28, 1944 - Dec 01, 1945)
Nancy Walker
Hildy Esterhazy
Cris Alexander
John Battles
Robert Chisholm
Pitkin W. Bridgework
Betty Comden
Claire DeLoone
Adolph Green
Ray Harrison
The Great Lover
Dance Ensemble
Susan Steell
Madame Maude P. Dilly
Sam Adams
Singing Ensemble
Maxine Arnold
Little Old Lady
Aza Bard
Dance Ensemble
Larry Bolton
Bill Poster
Remo Bufano
Shirley Ann Burton
Singing Ensemble
John Butler
Dance Ensemble
Frances Cassard
Singer (#2)
Singing Ensemble
Lyle Clark
Dance Ensemble
Richard D'Arcy
Sailor in Blue
Dance Ensemble
Carle Eberle
Dance Ensemble
Street Sweeper
Malka Farber
Lady in Red
Dance Ensemble
Nelle Fisher
High School Girl
Dance Ensemble
Night Club Patron
Cyprienne Gabelman
Girl in Green
First Ballet Girl
Dance Ensemble
Barbara Gaye
3rd Ballet Girl
Dance Ensemble
Jeanne Gordon
Spanish Singer
Singing Ensemble
Herbert Greene
3rd Workman
Singing Ensemble
Jean Handy
Dance Ensemble
Melvin Howard
Singing Ensemble
Lonny Jackson
Singing Ensemble
Dorothy Johnson
Singing Ensemble
Lila King
Singing Ensemble
Marion Kohler
Flossie's Friend
Singing Ensemble
Frances Lager
Singing Ensemble
Robert Lorenz
Rajah Bimmy
Singing Ensemble
Florence MacMichael
Douglas Matheson
Dance Ensemble
Allyn Ann McLerie
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)
Dorothy McNichols
Dance Ensemble
Virginia Miller
Dance Ensemble
Frank Milton
2nd Workman
Master of Ceremonies
Singing Ensemble
Frank Neal
Dance Ensemble
Lavina Nielsen
Girl in Yellow
Shawl Girl
Dance Ensemble
Duncan Noble
Dance Ensemble
Regina Owens
Singing Ensemble
Alice Pearce
Lucy Schmeeler
Ben Piazza
Dance Ensemble
James Flash Riley
Dance Ensemble
Marten Sameth
Singing Ensemble
Milton Taubman
S. Uperman
Singing Ensemble
Roger Treat
Singing Ensemble
Benjamin Trotman
Singing Ensemble
Atty Vandenberg
Dance Ensemble
Royce Wallace
Dance Ensemble
Don Weissmuller
Frank Westbrook
Dance Ensemble
Theatre World
winner 1945 Award [recipient]
Betty Comden
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