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Sons o' Fun   

Winter Garden Theatre, (12/01/1941 - 3/29/1943)
46th Street Theatre, (3/29/1943 - 8/29/1943)
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Opening Date: Dec 01, 1941    
Closing Date: Aug 29, 1943 Total Performances: 742

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revue, Original, Broadway
Description: A vaudeville revue in two acts


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Trebuhs Realty Co., Inc.
Produced by Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.)
Music by Jack Yellen and Sam E. Fain; Book by Ole Olsen, Chic Johnson and Hal Block; Lyrics by Sam E. Fain and Jack Yellen; Interpolated dance music composed by Will Irwin; "La Cancion de las Flores" composed by Silvio Masciarelli; Additional music by Jay Levison and Ray Evans; Vocal arrangements by Pembroke Davenport; Music orchestrated by Domenico Savino; Music arranged by Domenico Savino and Charles C. Cooke; Musical Director: John McManus
Directed by Edward Duryea Dowling; Choreographed by Robert Alton; Production Supervised by Harry Kaufman
Scenic Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Technical advisor to Mr. du Bois: Albert A. Ostrander; Assistant to Mr. du Bois: Mary Grant and Joseph Fretwell III; Lighting Design by Edward Duryea Dowling
Company Manager: Lawrence Shubert Lawrence, Jr.
Stage Director: Dennis Murray; Stage Manager: Milton Stern; Assistant Stage Mgr: Donald Irving Green
Assistant to Mr. Dowling: Milton Stern; Assistant to Mr. Kaufman: Archie Thomson; Assistant to Mr. Alton: Roy Dodge; General Press Representative: C. P. Greneker; Assistant Press Representative: Joe Flynn
Cast
Al Anthony
Ensemble
Antonio
"Los Chavalillos" Performer
Gypsy
Manuelo
Joan Baker
Ensemble
Biltmorette
Tony Barrett
Ensemble
Ben Beri
Principal
Joe Besser
"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
"A Quiet Night In The Country" Performer
Rookie
Induction Center
"Some More Fun In One" Performer
Cowboy Joe
"'Hellzapoppin' Night in Buckeye, Arizona
"Those Umbrella Men" Performer
Blackburn Twins
Jiver
It's A New Kind Of Thing
"Happy In Love" Performer
Margot Brander
Soloist
Moment Musicale
Trudy Burke
"Finale" Singer
Ensemble
Carter & Bowie
Principal
Milton Charleston
"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
"More Fun In One" Performer
Navy Man
Induction Center
"Some More Fun In One" Performer
Black Mike
"'Hellzapoppin' Night in Buckeye, Arizona
Phil Clavadetscher
Ensemble
Richard Craig
"More Fun In One" Performer
"Finale" Singer
Gloria Crystal
"Some More Fun In One" Performer
Crystal Twins
"Happy In Love" Performer
Ronda Dale
Ensemble
Ernie D'Amato
"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
Valet
Moment Musicale
Eddie Davis
Attendant
The Joke's On Us
"Happy In Love" Performer
Shannon Dean
Jiver
It's A New Kind Of Thing
Divorcee
Meditation
"Happy In Love" Performer
Madame La Rue
It's a Mighty Fine Country We have Here
Ensemble
Bruce Evans
Scrubladies
The Joke's On Us
"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
Georgia Francis
Ensemble
Margaret Gairaud
Ensemble
Al Ganz
"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
Pitchman
Don Gautier
Scrubladies
The Joke's On Us
"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
Porthole
Porthole and Poopdeck
Paw
It's a Mighty Fine Country We have Here
Amelia Gentry
Ensemble
H. Magna & Sprenger
Principal
William Hawley
Ensemble
John Howes
"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
Barbara Hull
Ensemble
Henning Irgens
Ensemble
Edna Isenburg
Biltmorette
Catherine Johnson
Lena
Fun In One
"More Fun In One" Performer
"Some More Fun In One" Performer
"Lena" Performer
Chic Johnson
"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
"A Quiet Night In The Country" Performer
Dumbo
Meditation
Conscientious Objector
Induction Center
Poopdeck
Porthole and Poopdeck
Deadeye Dick
"'Hellzapoppin' Night in Buckeye, Arizona
"Retired Business Man" Performer
Vilma Josey
Principal
Lionel Kaye
The Daffy Auctioneer
Olsen & Johnson's Surprise Party
John Keno
Bowler
Fun In One
"Some More Fun In One" Performer
Ivan Kirov
Principal
Gloria Koster
Ensemble
Kay Lazell
Ensemble
Frank Libuse
Head Usher
Conductor
"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
Maestro
Fun In One
"A Quiet Night In The Country" Performer
At the Baby Grand
Moment Musicale
Call Boy
"Those Umbrella Men" Performer
James Little
"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
"A Quiet Night In The Country" Performer
"More Fun In One" Performer
Sergeant
Induction Center
"Some More Fun In One" Performer
Bartender
"'Hellzapoppin' Night in Buckeye, Arizona
Ella Logan
Principal
Helen Magna
"More Fun In One" Performer
"Happy In Love" Performer
Joan Martin
Ensemble
Jack McClendon
Ensemble
Virginia McCurdy
"Some More Fun In One" Performer
Ensemble
Al Meyers
"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
Pitchman
Carmen Miranda
Principal
Jean Moorehead
Jiver
It's A New Kind Of Thing
"A Quiet Night In The Country" Performer
Ensemble
"Finale" Dancer
Bill Moran
"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
Moran & Wiser
Prospector
"'Hellzapoppin' Night in Buckeye, Arizona
Mullen Twins
"Happy In Love" Performer
Carol Murphy
Ensemble
Kitty Murray
Attendant
The Joke's On Us
Maid
It's A New Kind Of Thing
"Happy In Love" Performer
Wynn Murray
"It's a New Kind of Thing" Performer
"Happy In Love" Performer
Hattie
Thank You, South American
Sheriff
It's a Mighty Fine Country We have Here
"Manuelo" Performer
Olive Nicholson
Ensemble
Peter Nielson
Ensemble
Ole Olsen
"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
"Fun In One" Performer
"A Quiet Night In The Country" Performer
"More Fun In One" Performer
Husband
Meditation
Captain
Induction Center
"Some More Fun In One" Performer
The Master Mind
Porthole and Poopdeck
Gentleman Jim
"'Hellzapoppin' Night in Buckeye, Arizona
Parker & Porthole
Principal
Eleanor Parr
"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
Ensemble
Martha Rawlins
"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
Shorty Renna
"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
Mexican Pete
"'Hellzapoppin' Night in Buckeye, Arizona
Rosario
"Los Chavalillos" Performer
Gypsy
Manuelo
Stanley Ross
Principal
Albert Ruiz
Ensemble
Winifred Seeley
Maw
It's a Mighty Fine Country We have Here
Ensemble
Eileen Shirley
Army Hostess
Induction Center
Ensemble
Diane Sinclair
Couple
It's A New Kind Of Thing
"Happy In Love" Performer
Little Nell
It's a Mighty Fine Country We have Here
Ensemble
Statler Twins
"Happy In Love" Performer
Beverly Sweet
Biltmorette
Don Tompkins
Scrubladies
The Joke's On Us
Volunteer
Induction Center
Admiral
"'Hellzapoppin' Night in Buckeye, Arizona
Carl Trees
Ensemble
Valentinoff
Couple
It's A New Kind Of Thing
"Happy In Love" Performer
The Dancer
Thank You, South American
Bandit
It's a Mighty Fine Country We have Here
Fighter
Manuelo
"Finale" Dancer
Paul Walton
"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
Watson & O'Rourke
Principal
Jack Whitney
"Happy In Love" Performer
Bandit
It's a Mighty Fine Country We have Here
Fighter
Manuelo
Gene Winchester
"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer

ACT 1
The Joke's On Us
It's a New Kind of Thing
Happy in Love
Thank You, South America
Thank You, North America
ACT 2
It's a Mighty Fine Country We Have Here
Hi-Ho, THe Hoe-Down Way
Manuelo
Tete a Tete
Let's Say Goodnight with a Dance