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On the Town   

Imperial Theatre, (10/31/1971 - 1/01/1972)
First Preview: Oct 27, 1971 Total Previews: 4
Opening Date: Oct 31, 1971    
Closing Date: Jan 01, 1972 Total Performances: 73

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: June 1944. New York City.


Production Staff [See More]
Produced by Jerry Schlossberg and Vista Productions; Associate Producer: Rick Mandell and Allen Litke
Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Music by Leonard Bernstein; Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Based on an idea by Jerome Robbins; Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock; Music orchestrated by Leonard Bernstein and Hershy Kay
Directed by Ron Field; Choreographed by Ron Field; Assistant Choreographer: Michael Shawn
Scenic Design by James Trittipo; Costume Design by Ray Aghayan and Bob Mackie; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Hair Design by Ted Azar; Make-Up Design by Ted Azar; Hairstylist: Masarone
General Manager: George Thorn and Leonard A. Mulhern
Production Stage Manager: Terence Little; Stage Manager: Lee Murray
Conducted by Milton Rosenstock; Musical Coordinator: Dorothea Freitag; Head Copyist: Bob Haring, Jr.
General Press Representative: Betty Lee Hunt Associates, Inc.; Associate Press Representative: Henry Luhrman; Production Associate: Henry Honeckman; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company
Cast
Ron Husmann
Gabey
Donna McKechnie
Ivy Smith
Phyllis Newman
Claire DeLoone
Bernadette Peters
Hildy Esterhazy
Tom Avera
Pitkin W. Bridgework
Marilyn Cooper
Lucy Schmeeler
Zoya Leporska
Little Old Lady
Remak Ramsay
Ozzie
Jess Richards
Chip
Fran Stevens
Madame Maude P. Dilly
Andy Bew
Dance Ensemble
Carole Bishop
Dance Ensemble
Eileen Casey
Dance Ensemble
Paul Charles
Dance Ensemble
Jill Cook
Dance Ensemble
Don Croll
Bill Poster
Congacabana Master of Ceremonies
Singing Ensemble
Nancy Dalton
Dance Ensemble
Martha Danielle
Singing Ensemble
Sandra Dorsey
Diana Dream
Singing Ensemble
Bobbi Franklin
Singing Ensemble
Laura Kenyon
Senorita Dolores Dolores
Singing Ensemble
Marybeth Kurdock
Flossie's Friend
Dance Ensemble
Nancy Lynch
Dance Ensemble
Richard Marr
Singing Ensemble
Larry Merritt
Rajah Bimmy
Dance Ensemble
John Mineo
Coney Island Zoot Suit Dancer
Dance Ensemble
Gail Nelson
Singing Ensemble
Gina Paglia
Gina Henie
Dance Ensemble
Pamela Peadon
Dance Ensemble
Carol Petri
Flossie
Dance Ensemble
Jeff Phillips
Dance Ensemble
Orrin Reiley
Announcer
Waldo Figment
Singing Ensemble
Dennis Roth
Diamond Eddie Master of Ceremonies
Singing Ensemble
Marie Santell
Singing Ensemble
Ken Scalice
Dance Ensemble
Doug Spingler
Dance Ensemble
Tony Stevens
Coney Island Zoot Suit Dancer
Dance Ensemble
Luke Stover
Singing Ensemble
Chester Walker
Dance Ensemble
David Wilder
Workman
S. Uperman
Singing Ensemble
Craig Yates
Singing Ensemble
Understudies: Andy Bew (Chip), Marilyn Cooper (Hildy Esterhazy), Bobbi Franklin (Madame Maude P. Dilly), Laura Kenyon (Claire DeLoone, Lucy Schmeeler), Nancy Lynch (Little Old Lady), Richard Marr (Pitkin W. Bridgework), Pamela Peadon (Ivy Smith) and Orrin Reiley (Gabey, Ozzie)
Theatre World
winner 1972 Award [recipient]
Jess Richards
Tony Award®
1972 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Bernadette Peters
music by Leonard Bernstein; lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
ACT 1 Sung By
I Feel Like I'm Not Out of Bed Yet Workmen
New York, New York Chip, Ozzie and Gabey
Miss Turnstiles Ballet Contestants, Ivy Smith and Manhattanites
Come Up to My Place Hildy Esterhazy and Chip
Carried Away Claire DeLoone and Ozzie
Lonely Town Gabey and New Yorkers
Do-Do-Re-Do Ivy Smith, Mme, Madame Maude P. Dilly, Teachers and Students
I Can Cook Too Hildy Esterhazy and Chip
Lucky to Be Me Gabey and New Yorkers
Times Square Ballet Entire Company
ACT 2 Sung By
So Long Baby Ice Revue Gina Henie and Skaters
Nightclub Song Diana Dream
Nightclub Song (Spanish) Senorita Dolores
You Got Me Claire DeLoone, Ozzie, Hildy Esterhazy and Chip
I Understand Pitkin W. Bridgework and Lucy Schmeeler
Playground of the Rich Ballet Gabey, Ivy Smith and High Society Dancers
Some Other Time Claire DeLoone, Hildy Esterhazy, Chip and Ozzie
Coney Island Hep Cats Flossie, Friend and Zoot Suit Dancers
New York, New York (Reprise) Entire Company