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Broadhurst Theatre, (6/21/1951 - 11/24/1951)
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Opening Date: Jun 21, 1951    
Closing Date: Nov 24, 1951 Total Performances: 182

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Indianapolis. 1907.

Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Operated by Affiliated Theatre Building Co., Inc.; Theatre Owned by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Milton Berle, Sammy Lambert and Bernie Foyer
Music by Walter Kent; Lyrics by Kim Gannon; Book by Sally Benson; Based on the novel by Booth Tarkington; Music arranged by Ted Royal; Musical Director: Vincent Travers; Choral arrangements by Crane Calder; Dance Musical Arrangements by Jesse Meeker
Staged by Hassard Short; Book Directed by Richard Whorf; Dances and Musical Numbers by Dania Krupska
Scenic Design by Stewart Chaney; Costume Design by David Ffolkes; Lighting Design by Hassard Short
General Manager: Nick Holde
Production Stage Manager: Robert Downing; Stage Manager: Jerry Adler
Music Contractor: Jack Maisell
Press Representative: Richard Maney and Frank Goodman; Dance Captain: Richard France
Frank Albertson
Mr. Baxter
Bob Bakanic
Penny Bancroft
Mrs. Parcher
Margaret Baxter
Singer with the Orchestra
Alonzo Bosan
Mr. Genesis
Joan Bowman
Bonnie Brae
King Calder
Mr. Parcher
Carol Cole
Ann Crowley
Lola Pratt
Doris Dalton
Mrs. Baxter
Maurice Ellis
Richard France
Stan Grover
Singer with the Orchestra
Joseph James
Dick Kallman
Joe Bullitt
Henry Lawrence
Singer with the Orchestra
Dorothy Manko
Singer with the Orchestra
Ellen McCown
May Parcher
Sherry McCutcheon
Jim Moore
Harrison Muller
George Crooper
Kenneth Nelson
Willie Baxter
Darrell Notara
Bill Nuss
Singer with the Orchestra
Greg O'Brien
Elizabeth Pacetti
Bill Reilly
Betty Jane Seagle
Jane Baxter
John Sharpe
Johnnie Watson
Jeanne Shea
Singer with the Orchestra
Paula Stewart
Singer with the Orchestra
Ray Thomas
Singer with the Orchestra
Helen Wood
Understudies: Penny Bancroft (Mrs. Baxter), Carol Cole (Emmie), Rochelle Enker (Jane Baxter), Richard France (Joe Bullitt), Joseph James (Genesis, Mr. Genesis), Dick Kallman (Willie Baxter), Al McGranary (Mr. Baxter, Mr. Parcher), Jim Moore (Johnnie Watson), Greg O'Brien (Alternate Dancer), Bill Reilly (George Crooper) and Paula Stewart (Lola Pratt, May Parcher)
Theatre World
winner 1952 Award [recipient]
Dick Kallman
winner 1952 Award [recipient]
Helen Wood
music by Walter Kent; lyrics by Kim Gannon
ACT 1 Sung By
Weatherbee's Drug Store Joe Bullitt, Don, Lester, Charlie, Darrell, Dave and Johnnie Watson
This Was Just Another Day Lola Pratt and Willie Baxter
Things Are Gonna Hum This Summer Lola Pratt, May Parcher, Emmie, Joe Bullitt, Johnnie Watson, Charlie, Madge, Lester and Friends
How Do You Do, Miss Pratt? Willie Baxter
Summertime Is Summertime Emmie, Lester, May Parcher, Joe Bullitt and Friends
Reciprocity Lola Pratt, Don, Charlie, Lester, Dave, Darrell and Johnnie Watson
Ode to Lola May Parcher, Emmie, Nan, Madge, Ida, Jenny and Sue
Headache and Heartache Mrs. Baxter and Mr. Baxter
OO-OOO-OOO, What You Do to Me George Crooper
ACT 2 Sung By
The Hoosier Way George Crooper, Emmie, Lester, Charlie, Ida and Friends
I Could Get Married Today Willie Baxter, Genesis and Mr. Genesis
After All, It's Spring May Parcher, Joe Bullitt and Friends
If We Only Could Stop the Old Town Clock Lola Pratt, Willie Baxter, George Crooper, Joe Bullitt, May Parcher, Emmie and Friends
After All, It's Spring (Reprise) The Company