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Pal Joey   

Ethel Barrymore Theatre, (12/25/1940 - 8/16/1941)
Shubert Theatre, (9/01/1941 - 10/21/1941)
St. James Theatre, (10/21/1941 - 11/29/1941)
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Opening Date: Dec 25, 1940    
Closing Date: Nov 29, 1941 Total Performances: 374

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A Musical Comedy in Two Acts
Setting: Chicago, in the late 1930s.


Production Staff
Produced by George Abbott
Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Book by John O'Hara; Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek
Staged by George Abbott; Choreographed by Robert Alton
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by John Koenig; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner
Company Manager: Sidney A. Harris
Stage Manager: Jerome Whyte; Assistant Stage Manager Edison Rice
Conducted by Harry S. Levant
Cast
Gene Kelly
Joey Evans
Vivienne Segal
Vera Simpson
Claire Anderson
Dancer
Adrian Anthony
Dancer
Sondra Barrett
The Kid
Dancer
John Benton
Dancer
Jean Casto
Melba Snyder
Milton Chisholm
Dancer
John Clarke
Ernest
Alice Craig
Dancer
Janet Davis
Dancer
Louise de Forrest
Dancer
Stanley Donen
Albert Doane
Dancer
Clifford Dunstan
Assistant Hotel Manager
Jack Durant
Ludlow Lowell
Enez Early
Dancer
Leila Ernst
Linda English
(Dec 25, 1940 - Aug 16, 1941)
Jane Fraser
Terry
Tilda Getz
Dancer
Charlene Harkins
Dancer
Averell Harris
Max
June Havoc
Gladys Bumps
Henning Irgens
Dancer
Van Johnson
Victor
Dancer
Frances Krell
Dancer
James Lane
Commissioner O'Brien
Janet Lavis
Dancer
Howard Ledig
Dancer
June Leroy
Dancer
Michael Moore
Dancer
Amarilla Morris
Valerie
Dancer
Robert J. Mulligan
Mike Spears
Olive Nicolson
Dancer
Shirley Paige
Specialty Dancer
Mildred Patterson
Dancer
Dorothy Poplar
Dancer
Nelson Rae
The Tenor
Edison Rice
Escort
Albert Ruiz
Dancer
Diane Sinclair
Agnes
Dancer
Mildred Solly
Dancer
Dummy Spelvin
Waiter
Jeanne Trybom
Dancer
Marie Vanneman
Dancer
Jerry Whyte
Stagehand
Vincent York
Briefcase
ACT 1 Sung By
You Mustn't Kick It Around Joey Evans, Gladys Bumps, Agnes, The Kid, Chorus Girls and Waiters
I Could Write A Book Joey Evans and Linda English
Chicago Dancer and Chorus Girls
That Terrific Rainbow Gladys Bumps, Victor and Girls
Love Is My Friend Vera Simpson
Happy Hunting Horn Joey Evans, Terry, Chorus Girls and Boy Friends
Bewitched, Bothered, Bewildered Vera Simpson
ACT 2 Sung By
The Flower Garden of My Heart Gladys Bumps, The Tenor, Specialty Dancer and Ensemble
Zip Melba Snyder
Plant You Now, Dig You Later Ludlow Lowell, Gladys Bumps and Ensemble
In Our Little Den (of Iniquity) Vera Simpson and Joey Evans
Do It The Hard Way Ludlow Lowell, Gladys Bumps, Dancer and Ensemble
Take Him Vera Simpson, Linda English and Joey Evans
Bewitched, Bothered, Bewildered (Reprise) Vera Simpson
I Could Write A Book (Reprise) Joey Evans