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Red, Hot and Blue   

Alvin Theatre, (10/29/1936 - 4/10/1937)
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Opening Date: Oct 29, 1936    
Closing Date: Apr 10, 1937 Total Performances: 183

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: New York City and Washington, D.C.


Production Staff
Produced by Vinton Freedley
Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse; Music by Cole Porter; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Music arranged by Robert Russell Bennett; Musical Director: Frank Tours
Staged by Howard Lindsay; Choreographed by George Hale
Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager; Costume Design by Constance Ripley
Cast
Jimmy Durante
"Policy" Pinkle
Ethel Merman
"Nails" O'Reilly Duquesne
Bob Hope
Bob Hale
May Abbey
Mrs. Peabody
Betty Allen
Betty
Joanne Allen
Guest
Frank Archer
First Marine
Stella Bailey
Guest
Bill Benner
"Ratface" Dugan
Ruth Bond
Guest
Jeanette Bradley
Guest
Cecile Carey
Cecile
Gloria Clare
Girl
Guest
Bruce Covert
Second Marine
Thurston Crane
Sonny Hadley
Prentiss Davis
"Sure-Thing" Simpson
Muriel Downey
Guest
Althea Elder
Guest
Ruth Ernst
Debutante
Geoffrey Errett
Reporter
First Expressman
Grace Gillern
Guest
Ruth Gormley
Guest
Grace Hartman
Grace
Paul Hartman
"Fingers"
Prudence Hayes
Guest
Ethelyne Holt
Irene
Beverly Hosier
Guest
Bill Houston
Reporter
Helen Hudson
Debutante
Dorothy Jackson
Guest
Marguerite James
Guest
Bernard Jannsen
"Louie the Louse"
Lucille Johnson
Lucille
Evelyn Kelly
Debutante
Karl Kohrs
Reporter
Second Expressman
June Le Roy
Guest
Nancy Lee
Guest
Robert Leonard
Senator Malvinsky
Norman Lind
Reporter
Sergeant-at-Arms
Mary Joan Martin
Guest
Hazel Nevin
Guest
Marquita Nicolai
Debutante
Annette Nine
Debutante
Peggy Oden
Guest
Forrest Orr
Warden of Larks Nest Prison
Senator O'Shaughnessy
Jeanette Owens
Louella
Lew Parker
Deputy Warden Mulligan
Senator Musilovitch
Jessica Pepper
Debutante
Kay Picture
Kay
Houston Richards
Senator Del Grasso
Decorator
Leo Schippers
"Flap-Ears" Metelli
Dorothy Schwank
Guest
Jean Scott
Guest
Eve Sorel
Debutante
Frances Stewart
Guest
Charlene Tucker
Guest
Vivian Vance
Vivian
Dorothy Vernon
Anne Westcott
Arnita Wallace
Reporter
Eleanor Wallace
Reporter
Polly Walters
Peaches La Fleur
Anne Wolf
Tiny
music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter
ACT 1 Sung By
At Ye Olde Coffee Shoppe in Cheyenne Reporters and Prison Band
It's a Great Life/ Perennial Debutantes Guests and Debutantes
Ours Anne Westcott, Sonny Hadley, Grace, "Fingers" and Girls
Down in the Depths on the 90th Floor "Nails" O'Reilly Duquesne
Carry On Sonny Hadley, Reporters and Muggs
You've Got Something Bob Hale and "Nails" O'Reilly Duquesne
It's De-Lovely "Nails" O'Reilly Duquesne and Bob Hale
A Little Skipper from Heaven Above "Policy" Pinkle, Muggs and Reporters
Five Hundred Million Vivian, Betty and Debutantes
Ridin' High "Nails" O'Reilly Duquesne and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
We're About to Start Big Rehearsin' Debutantes
Hymn to Hymen Guests
What a Great Pair We'll Be Anne Westcott, Sonny Hadley, "Fingers", Grace and Ensemble
You're a Bad Influence on Me "Nails" O'Reilly Duquesne
Red, Hot and Blue "Nails" O'Reilly Duquesne and Ensemble