MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Nov 12, 1951
Closing Date
Jul 19, 1952
Performances
289
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Shubert Theatre
(Nov 12, 1951 - Jul 19, 1952)

Setting
Northern California, 1853.

Produced by Cheryl Crawford
Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Music by Frederick Loewe; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner; Music orchestrated by Ted Royal; Dance arrangements by Trude Rittman
Directed by Daniel Mann; Choreographed by Agnes de Mille
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Motley; Lighting Design by Peggy Clark; Assistant to Motley: Frank Spencer
General Manager: John Yorke
Production Stage Manager: Ward Bishop; Stage Manager: Stone Widney; Assistant Stage Mgr: John Schmidt
Conducted by Franz Allers; Choral Director: Franz Allers; Assistant Conductor: David Sackson; Assistant Choral Dir: John Schmidt; Orchestra Manager: Sol Gusikoff
Asst. to the Choreographer: James Mitchell; Production Associate: Bea Lawrence; Costume Co-ordinator Vee MacNee; General Press Representative: Wolfe Kaufman; Press Assistant: Merle Debuskey
Ben Rumson
Julio Valveras
Pete Billings
Olga San Juan
Broadway debut
Jennifer Rumson
Edgar Crocker
Sing Yuy
 
Singer
Singer
Singer
Singer
Salem Trumbull
Suzanne Duval
 
Dancer
Lee Zen
Singer
Yvonne Sorel
 
Dancer
Reuben Sloane
 
Raymond Janney
Dancer
Singer
Dancer
Dancer
Dancer
Elizabeth Woodling
Cherry
Dancer
Dancer
Dancer
Jake Whippany
Dancer
Mike Mooney
Dancer
Dancer
Sandy Twist
Singer
Dutchie
Sarah Woodling
Steve Bullnack
Dancer
Singer
Dancer
 
Dancer
 
Dancer
Dr. Newcomb
 
Singer
Jasper
 
Singer
 
Singer
Jacob Woodling
Understudies: John Anderson (Steve Bullnack), Gino Baldi (Julio Valveras), Jack Dabdoub (Jacob Woodling), Nola Fairbanks (Jennifer Rumson), Lorraine Havercroft (Sarah Woodling, Elizabeth Woodling), Stuart Hodes (Pete Billings), Carmelita Lanza (Cherry, Carmelita), Bert Mathews (Ben Rumson), Ilona Murai (Suzanne Duval), Mavis Ray (Yvonne Sorel), John Schmidt (Mike Mooney), John Smolko (Rocky), Newton Sullivan (Sandy Twist), David Thomas (Salem Trumbull, Reuben Sloane, Raymond Janney), Ted Thurston (Jake Whippany, Edgar Crocker) and Norman Weise (Dr. Newcomb, Dutchie)

Shubert Theatre (Nov 12, 1951 - Jul 19, 1952)

Company Manager: James S. Miller

Cast

Pete Billings
Dancer
Edgar Crocker
Lee Zen
Dancer
Jennifer Rumson
Singer
Ben Rumson
Carmelita
 
Dancer
Jennifer Rumson
Singer
Dancer
Dancer
Dutchie
Dancer
Johanson
Sandy Twist
Dancer
Understudies: Edward Becker (Sandy Twist), Jack Dabdoub (Reuben Sloane, Raymond Janney), Peggy Engel (Jennifer Rumson, Elizabeth Woodling), Carmelita Lanza (Sarah Woodling), Jack Sheehan (Ben Rumson), John Spach (Steve Bullnack), Evelyn Taylor (Yvonne Sorel) and David Thomas (Edgar Crocker)
music by Frederick Loewe; lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Act 1
Sung By
I'm On My Way
Steve Bullnack, Jake Whippany, Mike Mooney, Lee Zen, Sing Yuy, Sandy Twist, Edgar Crocker, Reuben Sloane and Miners
Rumson
Jake Whippany
What's Goin' On Here?
Jennifer Rumson
I Talk to the Trees
Julio Valveras and Jennifer Rumson
They Call the Wind Maria
Steve Bullnack, Miners and Dancer
I Still See Elisa
Ben Rumson
How Can I Wait?
Jennifer Rumson
Trio
Elizabeth Woodling, Sarah Woodling and Jacob Woodling
Rumson (Reprise)
Jake Whippany
In Between
Ben Rumson
Whoop-Ti-Ay!
Ben Rumson, Elizabeth Woodling and Miners
How Can I Wait? (Reprise)
Jennifer Rumson and Julio Valveras
Carino Mio
Julio Valveras and Jennifer Rumson
There's a Coach Comin' In
Miners
Finaletto
Fandangos and Miners
Act 2
Sung By
Hand Me Down That Can O'Beans
Jake Whippany and Miners
Rope Dance
Fandangos, Pete Billings and Singer
Can-can
Suzanne Duval, Rocky, Fandangos and Miners
Another Autumn
Julio Valveras, Dancer and Pete Billings
Movin'
Miners
I'm On My Way (Reprise)
Miners
All For Him
Jennifer Rumson
(I Was Born Under a) Wand'rin' Star
Ben Rumson
I Talk to the Trees (Reprise)
Jennifer Rumson
Strike!
Steve Bullnack, Jasper and Jake Whippany
(I Was Born Under a) Wand'rin' Star (Reprise)
Jake Whippany, Steve Bullnack, Sandy Twist and Miners
Finale

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1952 Recipient
Tony Bavaar
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