MusicalRevue Comedy BurlesqueOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 08, 1979
Closing Date
Aug 28, 1982
1st Preview
Oct 04, 1979
1st Preview
Oct 04, 1979
Previews
8
Performances
1,208
MusicalRevue Comedy BurlesqueOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Mark Hellinger Theatre
(Oct 08, 1979 - Aug 28, 1982)

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander
Produced by Terry Allen Kramer and Harry Rigby; Produced in association with Columbia Pictures; Associate Producer: Jack Schlissel, Thomas Walton Associates and Frank Montalvo
Conceived by Ralph G. Allen and Harry Rigby; Sketches based on traditional material written by Ralph G. Allen; Music by Jimmy McHugh; Lyrics by Dorothy Fields and Al Dubin; Additional music by Arthur Malvin, Jay Livingston ("The Sugar Baby Bounce"), Ray Evans ("The Sugar Baby Bounce"), George Oppenheimer ("I Feel a Song Comin' On") and Herbert Stothart ("Cuban Love Song"); Additional lyrics by Arthur Malvin, Jay Livingston ("The Sugar Baby Bounce", "Warm and Willing"), Ray Evans ("The Sugar Baby Bounce", "Warm and Willing"), George Oppenheimer ("I Feel a Song Comin' On"), Eugene West ("Immigration Rose"), Irwin Dash ("Immigration Rose", "You Can't Blame Your Uncle Sammy"), Ted Koehler ("I'm Shooting High") and Jack Frost ("When You and I Were Young, Maggie Blues"); Vocal arrangements by Arthur Malvin; Additional Vocal Arrangements by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane; Musical Director: Glen Roven; Music orchestrated by Dick Hyman; Dance arrangements by Arnold Gross
Entire production supervised by Ernest Flatt; Staged by Ernest Flatt; Choreographed by Ernest Flatt; Sketches Directed by Rudy Tronto; Assistant Choreographer: Toni Kaye
Scenic Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Lighting Design by Gilbert V. Hemsley, Jr.; Hair Design by Joseph Dal Corso; Assistant to Mr. Hemsley: James Sprading; Costume Assistant to Mr. du Bois: John Helgerson, Lee Austin and Bill Kellard; Scenic Assistant to Mr. du Bois: Fred Kolough; Props Assistant to Mr. du Bois: Suri Bieler
General Manager: Jack Schlissel, Jay Kingwill and The Kingwill Office; Company Manager: Alan Wasser
Production Stage Manager: Thomas Kelly; Stage Manager: Bob Burland; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jay B. Jacobson and David Campbell
Associate Conductor: Patrick Holland
General Press Representative: Henry Luhrman Associates; Casting: Elizabeth R. Woodman; Dance Captain: Hank Brunjes and Laurie Sloan; Doves trained by Ed Krieg; Poster Art by Hilary Knight; Press Representative: Kevin P. McAnarney and Terry M. Lilly
Mickey Rooney
Broadway debut
Mickey
Tom
Jillian
Peter
Sid
Performer
A Member of the Gaiety Quartet
Ensemble: A Sugar Baby
A Member of the Gaiety Quartet
Alternate
Ensemble: A Sugar Baby
Ensemble: A Sugar Baby
Ensemble: A Sugar Baby
Ensemble: A Sugar Baby
Ensemble: A Sugar Baby
Ensemble: A Sugar Baby
Ensemble: A Sugar Baby
Ensemble: A Sugar Baby
Ensemble: A Sugar Baby
A Member of the Gaiety Quartet
A Member of the Gaiety Quartet
Ensemble: A Sugar Baby
Ensemble: A Sugar Baby
Ensemble: A Sugar Baby
Ensemble: A Sugar Baby
Alternate
Ensemble: A Sugar Baby
Alternate
A Member of the Gaiety Quartet
Ensemble: A Sugar Baby
Standby: Rudy Tronto (Mickey)
Understudies: Tom Boyd (Mickey, Jack, Peter, Sid, Jimmy), Hank Brunjes (Tom), Diane Duncan (Jillian), Michael Radigan (Scot), Michele Rogers (Jillian) and Rose Scudder (Ann)

Mark Hellinger Theatre (Oct 08, 1979 - Aug 28, 1982)

General Manager: Larry Goossen
Production Stage Manager: Kay Vance
Conducted by Larry Blank; Associate Conductor: Bill Grossman
Dance Captain: Bob Heath; Assistant to the General Managers: Susan Sampliner (Dec 1980 - 1981)

Cast

Joey Bishop
During Mickey Rooney's vacation
Joey
Feb 02, 1981 - Mar 02, 1981
Eddie Bracken
During Mickey Rooney's vacation
Eddie
May 31, 1982 - Jun 13, 1982
Rip Taylor
During Mickey Rooney's vacation
Rip
Jun 29, 1981 - Jul 08, 1981
 
Rip
Dec 17, 1981 - Dec 26, 1981
Ensemble: A Sugar Baby
Chaz
Ensemble: A Sugar Baby
Ensemble: A Sugar Baby
Ensemble: A Sugar Baby
Alternate
Ensemble: A Sugar Baby
Ensemble: A Sugar Baby
Ensemble: A Sugar Baby
Maxie
A Member of the Gaiety Quartet
Ensemble: A Sugar Baby
Ensemble: A Sugar Baby
A Member of the Gaiety Quartet
A Member of the Gaiety Quartet
Alternate
Ensemble: A Sugar Baby
Ensemble: A Sugar Baby
Anita Morris
Replaced Ann Jillian
Anita
Mar 1980 - ?
Ensemble: A Sugar Baby
Ensemble: A Sugar Baby
Jane Summerhays
Replaced Anita Morris
Jane
Standby: Maxie Furman (Mickey) and Jane Summerhays (Ann)
Understudies: Tom Boyd (Maxie) and Maxie Furman (Sid)
music by Jimmy McHugh
(Unless otherwise noted)
Act 1
Sung By
A Good Old Burlesque Show
(lyrics by Arthur Malvin)
Mickey and His Friends
Let Me Be Your Sugar Baby
(music by Arthur Malvin; lyrics by Arthur Malvin)
Peter, Jack and The Sugar Babies
In Louisiana
(lyrics by Arthur Malvin)
Ann, The Sugar Babies and The Gaiety Quartet
I Feel a Song Comin' On
(music by Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh and George Oppenheimer; lyrics by Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh and George Oppenheimer)
Ann, The Sugar Babies and The Gaiety Quartet
Goin' Back to New Orleans
(music by Arthur Malvin; lyrics by Arthur Malvin)
Ann, The Sugar Babies and The Gaiety Quartet
Sally
(lyrics by Arthur Malvin)
Scot, Barbara Hanks and The Sugar Babies
Immigration Rose
(lyrics by Irwin Dash and Eugene West)
Mickey and The Gaiety Quartet
Don't Blame Me
(lyrics by Dorothy Fields)
Ann and Eddie Pruett
The Sugar Baby Bounce
(music by Ray Evans and Jay Livingston; lyrics by Ray Evans and Jay Livingston)
Jillian, Chris and Linda Ravinsky
Down at the Gaiety Burlesque
(music by Arthur Malvin; lyrics by Arthur Malvin)
Ann, Mickey, Jeff Veazey and The Sugar Babies
Mr. Banjo Man
(music by Arthur Malvin; lyrics by Arthur Malvin)
Ann, Mickey, Jeff Veazey and The Sugar Babies
Act 2
Sung By
I'm Keeping Myself Available for You
(lyrics by Arthur Malvin)
Jillian and The Sugar Babies
Exactly Like You
(lyrics by Dorothy Fields)
Jillian and The Sugar Babies
Warm and Willing
(lyrics by Ray Evans and Jay Livingston)
Jillian
Cuban Love Song
(music by Jimmy McHugh and Herbert Stothart; lyrics by Dorothy Fields)
Scot and Michele
Every Day Another Tune
(music by Arthur Malvin; lyrics by Arthur Malvin)
Mickey and Ann
I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby
(lyrics by Dorothy Fields)
Mickey and Ann
I'm Shooting High
(lyrics by Ted Koehler)
Mickey and Ann
When You And I Were Young, Maggie Blues
(lyrics by Jack Frost)
Mickey and Ann
On The Sunny Side Of The Street
(lyrics by Dorothy Fields)
Mickey and Ann
You Can't Blame Your Uncle Sammy
(lyrics by Irwin Dash and Al Dubin)
The Full Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

1980 Nominee
Produced by Terry Allen Kramer and Harry Rigby
 

Best Book of a Musical

1980 Nominee
Conceived by Ralph G. Allen and Harry Rigby
 

Best Original Score

1980 Nominee
Additional music by Arthur Malvin
Additional lyrics by Arthur Malvin
 

Best Actor in a Musical

1980 Nominee
Mickey Rooney
 

Best Actress in a Musical

1980 Nominee
Ann Miller
 

Best Costume Design

1980 Nominee
Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois
 

Best Choreography

1980 Nominee
Choreographed by Ernest Flatt
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1980 Nominee
Staged by Ernest Flatt
Directed by Rudy Tronto

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

1980 Nominee
Mickey Rooney
 

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

1980 Nominee
Ann Miller
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