MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 07, 1959
Closing Date
Feb 13, 1960
Performances
80
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Winter Garden Theatre
(Dec 07, 1959 - Feb 13, 1960)

Description
A musical in two acts

Setting
New Orleans, 1880; Saratoga; Binghamton, NY.

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Robert Fryer
Dramatized by Morton Da Costa; Based on "Saratoga Trunk" by Edna Ferber; Music by Harold Arlen; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer; Musical Director: Jerry Arlen; Vocal arrangements by Herbert Greene; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; Dance arrangements by Genevieve Pitot
Directed by Morton Da Costa; Choreographed by Ralph Beaumont
Scenic Design by Cecil Beaton; Costume Design by Cecil Beaton; Lighting Design by Jean Rosenthal; Assistant to Mr. Beaton: Richard Randolph; Production Ass't to Miss Rosenthal: Mickey Kinsella; Costume Coordinator: Robert Mackintosh; Hair Stylist: Ronald De Mann
General Manager: Ben F. Stein; Company Manager: Arthur Klein
Production Stage Manager: Edward Padula; Stage Manager: Duane Camp; Assistant Stage Mgr: Merritt Thompson, Lanier Davis and Louis Kosman
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Nat Brown
General Press Representative: Arthur Cantor; Assistant to Mr. DaCosta: Robert Merriman; Assistant to Mr. Beaumont: Merritt Thompson
Clint Maroon
Clio Dulaine
Belle Piquery
Ensemble
Ensemble
Kakou
Ensemble
Madame Dulaine
 
Ensemble
The Charwoman
 
Ensemble
Grandmother Dulaine
 
Mrs. Porcelain
Ensemble
M. LaFosse
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Bart Van Steed
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Editor
 
M. Begué
 
Mr. Gould
Ensemble
M. Augustin Haussey
Haberdashery Clerk
 
Ensemble
Clarissa Van Steed
Ensemble
Fabric Salesman
 
Ensemble
Mrs. Sophie Bellop
Mrs. LeClerc
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Maudey
 
Child
 
Charlotte Thérèse
Ensemble
Mr. Bean
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
The Carpenter
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Daisy Porcelain
 
Ensemble
Shorty
 
Child
Ensemble
Ensemble
Cupide
Ensemble
Miss Diggs
 
Ensemble
Child
Léon
a waiter
 
The Drapery Man
 
Ensemble
Understudies: Louise Buckley (Clarissa Van Steed), Beatrice Bushkin (Mrs. Porcelain), Virginia Capers (Kakou), Natalie Core (Belle Piquery, Mrs. Sophie Bellop), Lanier Davis (Bart Van Steed), Warde Donovan (Clint Maroon), Truman Gaige (Mr. Bean, M. Augustin Haussey), Gerrianne Raphael (Clio Dulaine), Sammy Ross (Cupide) and Carol Taylor (Daisy Porcelain)
music by Harold Arlen; lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Act 1
Sung By
I'll Be Respectable
Clio Dulaine
One Step-Two Step
Clio Dulaine, Shorty, Maudey and Ensemble
Gettin' a Man
Belle Piquery and Kakou
Petticoat High
Charwoman, Clio Dulaine, Belle Piquery, Cupide and Ensemble
Why Fight This?
Clio Dulaine and Clint Maroon
Game of Poker
Clint Maroon and Clio Dulaine
Love Held Lightly
Belle Piquery
Game of Poker (Reprise)
Clio Dulaine, Clint Maroon and Belle Piquery
The Gamblers
Clio Dulaine, and the Gamblers and the Croupiers
Saratoga
Clint Maroon and Clio Dulaine
Saratoga (Reprise)
Ensemble
The Gossip Song
Mrs. Sophie Bellop and Ensemble
Countin' Our Chickens
Clio Dulaine and Clint Maroon
You or No One
Clint Maroon
Act 2
Sung By
The Cure
Ensemble
The Men Who Run the Country
The Robber Barons
The Man in My Life
Clio Dulaine and Clint Maroon
The Polka
Clio Dulaine, Bart Van Steed and Ensemble
Love Held Lightly (Reprise)
Clio Dulaine
Goose Never Be a Peacock
Kakou
Dog Eat Dog
Clint Maroon and His Men
The Railroad Fight
Clint Maroon, Cupide and the Men
Petticoat High (Reprise)
Clio Dulaine and Ensemble

Tony Award®

 

Best Scenic Design (Musical)

1960 Nominee
Scenic Design by Cecil Beaton

Best Costume Design

1960 Winner
Costume Design by Cecil Beaton
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