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Simply Heavenly   

Playhouse Theatre, (8/20/1957 - 10/12/1957)
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Opening Date: Aug 20, 1957    
Closing Date: Oct 12, 1957 Total Performances: 62

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical comedy in two acts and seventeen scenes
Setting: Harlem, U.S.A.

Production Staff
Produced by Abe Enklewitz and Vincent Cerow
Book by Langston Hughes; Music by David Martin; Lyrics by Langston Hughes; Music orchestrated by David Martin; Musical Director: Sticks Evans
Directed by Joshua Shelley
Scenic Design by Raymond Sovey; Lighting Design by Raymond Sovey
Company Manager: Nat Parnes
Production Stage Manager: Larry Parker; Stage Manager: Laurence Olvin
Press Representative: David Lipsky and Philip Bloom
Marilyn Berry
Joyce Lane
John Bouie
Dagmar Craig
Mrs. Caddy
Party Guest
Anna English
Maxwell Glanville
Big Boy
Wilhelmina Gray
Madam Butler
Stanley Greene
Charles Harrigan
John Jasper
Allegro Kane
Brownie McGhee
Claudia McNeil
Charles McRae
Willie Pritchett
Bar Pianist
Melvin Stewart
Duke Williams
Josephine Woods
music by David Martin; lyrics by Langston Hughes
ACT 1 Sung By
Love Is Simply Heavenly Joyce Lane
Let Me Take You for a Ride Zarita and Simple
Broken String Blues Gitfiddle
Did You Ever Hear the Blues? Mamie, Melon and Bar Characters
I'm Gonna Be John Henry Simple
ACT 2 Sung By
When I'm in a Quiet Mood Mamie and Melon
Look for the Morning Star Zarita
Let's Ball Awhile Zarita and Ensemble
The Men in my Life Zarita
I'm a Good Old Girl Mamie
Look for the Morning Star (Reprise) Ensemble