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Subways Are for Sleeping   

St. James Theatre, (12/27/1961 - 6/23/1962)
First Preview: Dec 25, 1961 Total Previews: 2
Opening Date: Dec 27, 1961    
Closing Date: Jun 23, 1962 Total Performances: 205

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: New York City. The present.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters
Produced by David Merrick
Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Suggested by the book by Edmund G. Love; Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; Dance arrangements by Peter Howard
Directed by Michael Kidd; Choreographed by Michael Kidd; Associate Choreographer: Marc Breaux
Scenic Design by Will Steven Armstrong; Costume Design by Freddy Wittop; Lighting Design by Will Steven Armstrong
General Manager: Jack Schlissel; Company Manager: Vince McKnight
Production Stage Manager: Howard Whitfield; Stage Manager: Joe Calvan
Music Contractor: Morris Stonzek
Casting: Michael Shurtleff; General Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson; Press Representative: Lila Glaser; Production Associate: Robert Schear; Dance Captain: John Sharpe; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company and Fred Golden
Cast
Sydney Chaplin
Tom Bailey
Carol Lawrence
Angela McKay
Orson Bean
Charlie Smith
Gordon Connell
Broadway debut
Mr. Pitman
Grayson Hall
Myra Blake
Phyllis Newman
Martha Vail
John Sharpe
Sleeper
Mac
a caretaker
Photographer
Teenager
Cy Young
Sleeper
Gus Holt
Helen Baisley
Singer
Diane Ball
Model
Dancer
Carlos Bas
Dancer
Vicki Belmonte
Singer
Michael Bennett
A Delivery Boy
Teenager
Dancer
Sari Clymas
Model
Dancer
Joel Craig
Dancer
Pepe De Chazza
Dancer
Robert Evans
Dancer
Ted Forlow
Dancer
Bob Gorman
Sleeper
Freddie
Singer
Stokey Gray
Singer
Valerie Harper
Dancer
Joe Hill
J. Edward Sykes
Social Worker
Mr. Barney
Singer
Horase
Lancelot Zuckerman
Robert Howard
Station Guard
Lt. Pilsudski
Relief Doorman
Singer
Reby Howells
Dancer
Gene Kelton
Dancer
Victoria Mansfield
Dancer
Jeannine Michael
Singer
Wendy Nickerson
Dancer
Bruce Payton
Singer
Lawrence Pool
Zack Flint
Larry Roquemore
Dancer
Sandra Roveta
Dancer
Anthony Saverino
Bill
Joe
the museum guard
Singer
Joan Sheller
Singer
Ruth Shepard
Singer
Ron Stratton
Dancer
Dean Taliaferro
Mary Tompkins
Dancer
Gene Varrone
Sleeper
Jack
Max Hillman
Jim Weiss
A Drunk
Dancer
Eugene R. Wood
Harry Shelby
Standby: Dawn Nickerson (Angela McKay)
Understudies: Joel Craig (Mac, Photographer, Sleeper), Stokey Gray (Gus Holt, Sleeper), Joe Hill (Mr. Pitman), Robert Howard (Bill, Joe, Sleeper), Ruth Shepard (Myra Blake), Dean Taliaferro (Martha Vail) and Cy Young (Charlie Smith)
Tony Award®
1962 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Orson Bean
winner 1962 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [winner]
Phyllis Newman
1962 Best Choreography [nominee]
Michael Kidd
music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
ACT 1 Sung By
Subways Are for Sleeping The Sleepers
Girls Like Me Angela McKay
Station Rush People Who Are Going Places
I'm Just Taking My Time Tom Bailey
I Was a Shoo-In Martha Vail
Subway Directions Tom Bailey, Angela McKay and Subway Riders
Ride Through the Night Tom Bailey, Angela McKay and Subway Riders
Who Knows What Might Have Been Angela McKay and Tom Bailey
Swing Your Projects Tom Bailey
Strange Duet Martha Vail and Charlie Smith
I Said It and I'm Glad Angela McKay
Be a Santa Tom Bailey, Angela McKay, Shoppers and Santas
ACT 2 Sung By
Subway Incident Angela McKay and Teenagers
How Can You Describe a Face? Tom Bailey
I Just Can't Wait Charlie Smith
Comes Once in a Lifetime Angela McKay and Tom Bailey
What Is This Feeling in the Air? Tom Bailey, Angela McKay, Charlie Smith and Entire Company