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Texas, Li'l Darlin'   

Mark Hellinger Theatre, (11/25/1949 - 9/09/1950)
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Opening Date: Nov 25, 1949    
Closing Date: Sep 09, 1950 Total Performances: 293

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: The Office of Harvey Small in New York City; Hominy Smith's Mansion; Down the Road a Piece; Hominy's Back Yard; Hominy's Headquarters at the Fair; On the Midway; Dallas' Dressing Tent, Hotel Pioneer, etc. Time: The Present.
Comments: Texas, Li'l Darlin' was on hiatus from 7/15/1950 through 8/21/1950.

Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Anthony Brady Farrell
Produced by Studio Productions and Anthony Brady Farrell Productions
Music by Robert Emmett Dolan; Book by John Whedon and Sam Moore; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer; Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett; Musical Director: Will Irwin
Choreographed by Al White, Jr.; Staged by Paul Crabtree
Scenic Design by Theodore Cooper; Costume Design by Eleanore Goldsmith; Lighting Design by Theodore Cooper
General Manager: B.H. Segal; Company Manager: Hugo Schaaf
Production Manager: Herbert Brodkin; Production Stage Manager: John Larson
Orchestra under the direction of Will Irwin; Orchestra Manager: Morris Lefkowitz
Press Representative: Nat Dorfman and Reginald Denenholz
Kenny Delmar
Hominy Smith
Mary Hatcher
Dallas Smith
(Nov 25, 1949 - May 31, 1950)
Danny Scholl
Easy Jones
Loring Smith
Harvey Small
Alden Aldrich
Parker Stuart Eliot
William Ambler
Duane Fawcett
Texas Ranger
Cameron Andrews
Joe Raker
Charles Bang
John Baxter Trumbull
Texas Ranger
Radio Announcer
Bob Bernard
Jack Prow
Muriel Bullis
Carl Conway
One of Three Prospectors
Dante Di Paolo
Amos Hall
Arlene Ethane
Sarah Boone
Jo Gibson
Edmund Hall
One of Three Prospectors
Football Player
Ronnie Hartmann
Delia Pratt
"Trend" Secretary
Merrill Hilton
Bill Horan
One of The Three Coyotes
Jacqueline James
Drum Majorette
"Trend" Secretary
Patricia Jennings
B.J. Keating
"Trend" Secretary
Betty Lou Keim
Dogie Smith
Lloyd Knight
Marion Lauer
"Trend" Secretary
Carol Lee
Rebecca Bass
One of Three Little Maids
Oil Worker
Ray Long
Branch Pedley
Dorothy Love
Calico Munson
One of Three Little Maids
Tommy Maier
Oil Worker
Elliott Martin
One of Three Prospectors
Joel McConkey
One of The Three Coyotes
Kate Murtah
Melissa Tatum
Ruth Ostrander
Sally Tucket
Ralph Patterson
Texas Ranger
Edward Platt
William Dean Benson, Jr.
Texas Ranger
Voice of "Trend"
Jack Purcell
Oil Worker
Jared Reed
Dorothy Mary Richards
"Trend" Secretary
Doris Schmitt
Sue Crocket
Eddy Smith
One of The Three Coyotes
The Texas Rhythm Boys
The Three Coyotes
Joey Thomas
Harry Stern
Yvonne Tibor
Belle Cooper
Fredd Wayne
Brewster Ames II
Elyse Weber
Jo Ann Woods
One of Three Little Maids
Cheer Leader
"Trend" Secretary
Ned Wertimer
Frothingham Fry
Understudies: Alden Aldrich (Frothingham Fry, Joe Raker), Cameron Andrews (Hominy Smith), Jo Gibson (Melissa Tatum), Edmund Hall (Easy Jones), Susan Harris (Dogie Smith), Jacqueline James (Dallas Smith), Edward Platt (Harvey Small), Elyse Weber (Dallas Smith) and Ned Wertimer (Brewster Ames II)
music by Robert Emmett Dolan; lyrics by Johnny Mercer
ACT 1 Sung By
Whoop'in' and a-Hollerin' Dogie Smith, Hominy Smith and Texas Rhythm Boys
Texas, Li'l Darlin' Hominy Smith and Ensemble
They Talk a Different Language Dallas Smith, Hominy Smith and Texas Rhythm Boys
A Month of Sundays Dallas Smith and Easy Jones
Down in the Valley Three Little Maids
Hootin' Owl Trail Easy Jones, Dogie Smith and Ensemble
They Talk a Different Language (Reprise) Dallas Smith and Ensemble
The Big Movie Show in the Sky Easy Jones and Ensemble
Horseshoes Are Lucky Easy Jones
The Big Movie Show in the Sky (Reprise) Sam, Easy Jones and Ensemble
Love Me, Love My Dog (Reprise) Hominy Smith, Easy Jones and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Take a Crank Letter Secretaries
Politics Hominy Smith and Harvey Small
Ride 'em Cowboy Dallas Smith
Take a Crank Letter (Reprise) Brewster Ames II and Secretaries
Affable, Balding Me Dallas Smith, Dallas Smith and Brewster Ames II
A Month of Sundays (Reprise) Dallas Smith and Easy Jones
Whichaway'd They Go Dallas Smith, Sam, Dogie Smith and Friends
It's Good to Be Alive Easy Jones and Ensemble