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Mark Hellinger Theatre, (1/27/1955 - 2/26/1955)
Winter Garden Theatre, (2/28/1955 - 11/07/1955)
Mark Hellinger Theatre, (11/09/1955 - 3/03/1956)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Jan 27, 1955    
Closing Date: Mar 03, 1956 Total Performances: 461

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: In and around Bird-in-Hand, a town in the Amish country of Pennsylvania. The Present.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Anthony Brady Farrell
Produced by Richard Kollmar and James W. Gardiner; Produced in association with Yvette Schumer
Book by Joseph Stein and Will Glickman; Music by Albert Hague; Lyrics by Arnold B. Horwitt; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; Vocal arrangements by Crane Calder; Orchestra and Chorus directed by Franz Allers; Musical Director: Frederick Dvonch
Directed by Morton Da Costa; Choreographed by Helen Tamiris
Scenic Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Lighting Design by Peggy Clark
General Manager: Al Jones; Company Manager: Al Jones
Production Stage Manager: John Cornell; Stage Manager: Edward Strum
Music Contractor: Meyer Davis
National Press Representative: Bill Doll; Press Representative: Robert Ullman
Cast
Will Able
Jacob Yoder
Sara Aman
Dancer
Saint Amant
Dancer
Nancy Andrews
Emma Miller
Marilyn Bradley
Singer
Paul Brown
Singer
Ethel May Cody
Rachel
Shirl Conway
Ruth Winters
Barbara Cook
Hilda Miller
Faith Daltry
Bessie
Singer
David Daniels
Peter Reber
Joan Darby
Dancer
Imelda De Martin
Dancer
John Dennis
A Man
Moses Zook
Singer
Richard Derr
Dan King
Crandall Diehl
Dancer
Scotty Engel
A Young Miller
Ina Hahn
Dancer
Janet Hayes
Singer
Marcia Howard
Dancer
Ray Hyson
State Trooper
Singer
Jack Irwin
Singer
Robert Kole
Singer
Sybil Lamb
Esther
Singer
Lucia Lambert
Dancer
Ronnie Lee
Dancer
Robert Lindgren
Another Amishman
Dancer
Elaine Lynn
Another Young Miller
Gloria Marlowe
Katie Yoder
Betty McGuire
Rebecca
Singer
James S. Moore
Ike Pilersheim
Dancer
Daniel Nagrin
Samuel Zook
Philip Nasta
Dancer
Ann Needham
Dancer
Renee Orin
Sarah
Singer
Greta
Chris Robinson
Another Man
Samuel Lapp
Singer
Douglas Fletcher Rodgers
Ezra Reber
James Schlader
Singer
Stefan Schnabel
Papa Yoder
Muriel Shaw
Mary
Singer
Sammy Smith
Isaac Miller
Robert St. Clair
Dancer
Tao Strong
Dancer
Herbert Surface
An Amishman
Singer
Edgar F. Thompson
Abner Zook
Singer
Beryl Towbin
Dancer
William Weslow
Levi Stolzfuss
Dancer
David Wood
Dancer
Tim Worthington
Abner Zook
Singer
Betty Zollinger
Singer
Understudies: Beatrice Arthur (Ruth Winters), Crandall Diehl (Samuel Lapp), Jo Hurt (Emma Miller, Ruth Winters), Ray Hyson (Peter Reber), Sybil Lamb (Hilda Miller), Alan North (Isaac Miller), Renee Orin (Katie Yoder), Chris Robinson (Dan King), James Schlader (State Trooper), Richard Sharretts (Papa Yoder), Robert St. Clair (Jacob Yoder) and Edgar F. Thompson (Ezra Reber)
Theatre World
winner 1955 Award [recipient]
Shirl Conway
winner 1955 Award [recipient]
Barbara Cook
winner 1955 Award [recipient]
David Daniels
music by Albert Hague; lyrics by Arnold B. Horwitt
ACT 1 Sung By
You Can't Miss It Dan King, Ruth Winters and Ensemble
It Wonders Me Katie Yoder
Plenty of Pennsylvania Emma Miller, Ezra Reber, Another Young Miller and Ensemble
Young and Foolish Peter Reber
Why Not Katie? Ezra Reber and Men
Young and Foolish (Reprise) Katie Yoder and Peter Reber
It's a Helluva Way to Run a Love Affair Ruth Winters
This Is All Very New to Me (Song and Dance) Hilda Miller, Another Amishman, Levi Stolzfuss and Ensemble
Plain We Live Papa Yoder and Ensemble
The Shunning The Company
ACT 2 Sung By
How Do You Raise a Barn? Papa Yoder, Ezra Reber, Emma Miller, Samuel Zook and Ensemble
Follow Your Heart Peter Reber, Katie Yoder and Hilda Miller
City Mouse, Country Mouse Emma Miller, Sarah, Esther, Mary, Rachel and Rebecca
I'll Show Him! Hilda Miller
Carnival Ballet Hilda Miller, Ezra Reber and Company
On the Midway Mambo Joe, Scranton Sal, Swami and Barkers
Take Your Time and Take Your Pick Hilda Miller, Dan King and Ruth Winters
Plenty of Pennsylvania (Finale) The Entire Company