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Pipe Dream   

Shubert Theatre, (11/30/1955 - 6/30/1956)
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Opening Date: Nov 30, 1955    
Closing Date: Jun 30, 1956 Total Performances: 246

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Cannery Row, Monterey County, California. The Present.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned by The Shubert Organization; Theatre Operated by the Affiliated Theatre Building Co., Inc.
Produced by Rodgers & Hammerstein
Book by Oscar Hammerstein II; Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Based on the novel "Sweet Thursday" by John Steinbeck; Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett; Musical Director: Salvatore Dell'Isola; Dance Arrangements by John Morris
Directed by Harold Clurman; Dances and Musical Numbers Staged by Boris Runanin
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Alvin Colt; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Hair Design by Ernest Adler
General Manager: Morris Jacobs; Company Manager: Maurice Winters
Production Supervisor: Jerome Whyte; General Stage Manager: Charles Atkin; Stage Manager: Ruth Mitchell
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Sol Gusikoff
General Press Representative: Michel Mok; Casting Director: John Fearnley; Ballet Master: Kazimir Kokic; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
Cast
William Johnson
Doc
Helen Traubel
Fauna
(Nov 30, 1955 - Jun 09, 1956)
Mike Kellin
Hazel
Judy Tyler
Suzy
G. D. Wallace
Mac
Marilyn Bradley
Emma
Ruby Braff
Pancho
A Wetback
Warren Brown
Alec
John Call
Ray Busch
Rudolfo Cornejo
Pedro
Pat Creighton
Cho Cho Sen
Sandra Devlin
Sumi
Scotty Engel
Johnny Carriagra
Annabelle Gold
Sonya
Kenneth Harvey
Joe
The Mexican
Jayne Heller
Millicent Henderson
Keith Kaldenberg
Red
Patty Karkalits
Weirde
Warren Kemmerling
Eddie
Gene Kevin
Slick
Ruth Kobart
Hilda
Kazimir Kokic
A Waiter
Marvin Krauter
Fred
Jerry LaZarre
Esteban
A Wetback
Joseph Leon
Sonny Boy
Jackie McElroy
Mable
Nicholas Orloff
Dizzy
Guy Raymond
George Herman
Marsha Reynolds
Bubbles
Steve Roland
Bill
Sigyn
Basha
Mildred Slavin
Beulah
Rufus Smith
Jim Blaikey
Hobe Streiford
Whitey
Temple Texas
Agnes
Calvin Thomas
Dr. Ormondy
Louise Troy
Marjorie
Don Weissmuller
Slim
Patricia Wilson
Harriet
Jenny Workman
Kitty
Understudies: Warren Brown (George Herman, Mac), Keith Kaldenberg (Ray Busch), Warren Kemmerling (Doc, Jim Blaikey), Ruth Kobart (Fauna), Kazimir Kokich (Sonny Boy), Jerry LaZarre (Joe), Richard Mercado (Johnny Carriagra, Pedro), Guy Raymond (Hazel), Mildred Slavin (Millicent Henderson) and Patricia Wilson (Suzy)
Tony Award®
1956 Best Musical [nominee]
Book by Oscar Hammerstein II; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Music by Richard Rodgers; Produced by Rodgers & Hammerstein
1956 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
William Johnson
1956 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Mike Kellin
1956 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Judy Tyler
1956 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Jo Mielziner
winner 1956 Best Costume Design [winner]
Alvin Colt
1956 Best Choreography [nominee]
Boris Runanin
1956 Conductor and Musical Director [nominee]
Musical Director: Salvatore Dell'Isola
1956 Best Director [nominee]
Directed by Harold Clurman
ACT 1 Sung By
All Kinds of People Doc and Hazel
The Tide Pool Doc, Hazel and Mac
All Kinds of People (Reprise) Jim Blaikey
Everybody's Got a Home But Me Suzy
A Lopsided Bus Mac, Hazel, Kitty, Sonya and the Flophouse Gang
Bums' Opera Fauna, Joe (The Mexican), Pancho (A Wetback) and the Flophouse Gang
The Man I Used To Be Doc and danced by Slim
Sweet Thursday Fauna
Suzy Is a Good Thing Fauna and Suzy
All At Once You Love Her Doc, Suzy and Esteban (A Wetback)
ACT 2 Sung By
The Happiest House on the Block Fauna and Girls
The Party That We're Gonna Have Tomorrow Night Mac and the people of Cannery Row
The Party Gets Going
I am a Witch Fauna, Agnes, Marjorie, Beulah and Mable
Will You Marry Me? Suzy, Fauna and Doc
Thinkin Hazel
All At Once You Love Her (Reprise) Fauna
How Long? Fauna, Doc, Flophouse Boys and Bear Flag Girls
The Next Time It Happens Suzy and Doc
Sweet Thursday (Reprise) Entire Company
Finale Entire Company
   
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