MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Jan 27, 1955
Closing Date
Mar 03, 1956
Performances
461
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Mark Hellinger Theatre
(Jan 27, 1955 - Feb 26, 1955)
Winter Garden Theatre
(Feb 28, 1955 - Nov 07, 1955)
Mark Hellinger Theatre
(Nov 09, 1955 - Mar 03, 1956)

Setting
In and around Bird-in-Hand, a town in the Amish country of Pennsylvania. The Present.

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; Assistant Stage Mgr: Alan North
Music Contractor: Meyer Davis; Assistant Conductor: Jay Chernis
National Press Representative: Bill Doll; Press Representative: Robert Ullman; Press Assistant: Seymour Krawitz; Assistant to the Producer: Edward Blum
Jacob Yoder
Dancer
Dancer
Emma Miller
Singer
Ruth Winters
Hilda Miller
Bessie
 
Singer
Peter Reber
Dancer
A Man
 
Moses Zook
 
Singer
Dan King
A Young Miller
Dancer
Singer
Dancer
State Trooper
 
Singer
Singer
Singer
Esther
 
Singer
Dancer
Dancer
Another Amishman
 
Dancer
Another Young Miller
Katie Yoder
Rebecca
 
Singer
Ike Pilersheim
 
Dancer
Samuel Zook
Dancer
Dancer
Sarah
 
Singer
 
Greta
Another Man
 
Samuel Lapp
 
Singer
Papa Yoder
 
Singer
Isaac Miller
Dancer
An Amishman
 
Singer
Abner Zook
 
Singer
Dancer
Levi Stolzfuss
 
Dancer
Dancer
Abner Zook
 
Singer
Understudies: Beatrice Arthur (Ruth Winters), Crandall Diehl (Samuel Lapp), Jo Hurt (Ruth Winters, Emma Miller), 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)

Mark Hellinger Theatre (Jan 27, 1955 - Feb 26, 1955)

Assistant Conductor: Anthony Zungold
Understudy: Jo Hurt (Ruth Winters, Emma Miller)

Winter Garden Theatre (Feb 28, 1955 - Nov 07, 1955)

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Dance Captain: James S. Moore

Cast

Singer
Mary
Dancer
Singer
Samuel Lapp
Dancer
 
Singer
Dancer
Dancer
Singer
 
Sarah
Dancer
Singer
Dancer
Dancer
Dancer
A Young Miller
Katie Yoder
Singer
Dancer
Dancer
Dancer
 
Moses Zook
Another Man
Dancer
Singer
Understudies: Martha Flynn (Rachel), Jack Irwin (Dan King), Ellen McCown (Hilda Miller), Betty McGuire (Emma Miller), William Weslow (Samuel Zook) and Faye Winfield (Katie Yoder)

Mark Hellinger Theatre (Nov 09, 1955 - Mar 03, 1956)

Assistant Conductor: Anthony Zungold
Understudy: Jo Hurt (Ruth Winters, Emma Miller)
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

Theatre World

Award

1955 Recipient
Barbara Cook, Shirl Conway and David Daniels
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