MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 25, 1940
Closing Date
Nov 29, 1941
Performances
374
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Ethel Barrymore Theatre
(Dec 25, 1940 - Aug 16, 1941)
Shubert Theatre
(Sep 01, 1941 - Oct 21, 1941)
St. James Theatre
(Oct 21, 1941 - Nov 29, 1941)

Description
A Musical Comedy in Two Acts

Setting
Chicago, in the late 1930s.

Comments
Pal Joey was on hiatus from 8/17/1941 through 8/31/1941.

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
Joey Evans
Vera Simpson
The Kid
 
Dancer
Dancer
Melba Snyder
Ernest
Dancer
Dancer
Albert Doane
 
Dancer
Assistant Hotel Manager
Ludlow Lowell
Dec 25, 1940 - Aug 16, 1941
Dancer
Linda English
Dec 25, 1940 - Aug 16, 1941
Terry
Dancer
Gladys Bumps
Victor
 
Dancer
Dancer
Commissioner O'Brien
Dancer
Dancer
Dancer
Dancer
Valerie
 
Dancer
Mike Spears
Specialty Dancer
The Tenor
Escort
Dancer
 
Dancer
Dancer
Waiter
Dancer
Stagehand
Briefcase

Ethel Barrymore Theatre (Dec 25, 1940 - Aug 16, 1941)

Cast

Mildred Law
During Leila Ernst's illness
Linda English
Apr 23, 1941 - Apr 27, 1941
Understudies: Jean Casto (Vera Simpson), David Jones (Joey Evans) and Jeanne Trybom (Linda English)

Shubert Theatre (Sep 01, 1941 - Oct 21, 1941)

Cast

Gladys Bumps
Linda English
Sep 01, 1941 - ?
Ludlow Lowell
Sep 01, 1941 - ?
Stagehand
Albert Doane
The Kid
Joey Evans
The Tenor

St. James Theatre (Oct 21, 1941 - Nov 29, 1941)

Cast

Albert Doane
 
Dancer
Dancer
music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Lorenz Hart
(Unless otherwise noted)
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
(music by Lorenz Hart and Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Lorenz Hart and Richard Rodgers)
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
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