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The 1940's Radio Hour   

St. James Theatre, (10/07/1979 - 1/06/1980)
First Preview: Sep 25, 1979 Total Previews: 14
Opening Date: Oct 07, 1979    
Closing Date: Jan 06, 1980 Total Performances: 105

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: WOV Broadcast Studios, Algonquin Room of the Hotel Astor, NYC. December 21, 1942.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (under the direction of Richard G. Wolff, President)
Produced by Jujamcyn Theaters (under the direction of Richard G. Wolff, President), Joseph P. Harris, Ira Bernstein and Roger Berlind
Originally produced in 1974 by The Ensemble Company; Subsequently produced in 1977 at Yale Repertory Theatre (Robert Brustein, Artistic Director); Further Developed and produced in 1978 at Arena Stage (Zelda Fichandler: Artistic Director)
Written by Walton Jones; Music orchestrated by Gary S. Fagin; Vocal arrangements by Paul Schierhorn; Musical Director: Stanley Lebowsky
Directed by Walton Jones; Musical Staging by Thommie Walsh; Conceived by Walton Jones and Carol Lees
Scenic Design by David Gropman; Costume Design by William Ivey Long; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Sound Design by Otts Munderloh; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Make-Up Design by Angela Gari
General Manager: Frank Scardino; Company Manager: Susan Bell
Production Stage Manager: Ed Aldridge; Stage Manager: Craig Jacobs; Technical Supervisor: Jeremiah Harris
Musical Supervisor: Stanley Lebowsky; Music Contractor: Mel Rodnon
Furs by Michael Forrest; General Press Representative: The Merlin Group, Ltd.; Advertising: J. Walter Thompson; Casting: Johnson-Liff Associates; Poster Art by Paul dePass
Cast
Dennis Anderson
Charlie "Kid Lips" Snyder
Kathy Andrini
Connie Miller
Jane Ira Bloom
Bonnie Cavanaugh
Dee Dee Bridgewater
Geneva Lee Browne
Billy Butler
Custis Jones
Rick Centalonza
Fess "Snookie" Davenport
John Doolittle
Biff Baker
Josh Edwards
Moe "Lockjaw" Ambrose
Dennis Elliott
Scoops Millikan
Arny Freeman
Pops Bailey
Jon Goldman
Bob "Bobo" Lewis
Merwin Goldsmith
Lou Cohn
Joe Grifasi
Neal Tilden
Jack Hallett
Wally Fergusson
Mary-Cleere Haran
Ann Collier
Stephen James
B. J. Gibson
Jeff Keller
Johnny Cantone
Stanley Lebowsky
Zoot Doubleman
Maurice Mark
Neeley "Flap" Kovacs
Lloyd Michels
Pieface Minelli
J.D. Parran
Ned "Woof" Bennett
Joe Petrizzo
Fritz Canigliaro
Mel Rodnon
Totts Schoenfeld
Bruce Samuels
Phil Bentley
Ray Shanfeld
Gus Bracken
John Sloman
Stanley
Josef Sommer
Clifton A. Feddington
Jo Speros
Darla
WOV Page
Ron Tooley
Buzz Cranshaw
Crissy Wilzak
Ginger Brooks
Standby: Bob Freschi (Johnny Cantone, Neal Tilden), Etta Green (Geneva Lee Browne), Susan Elizabeth Scott (Ann Collier, Ginger Brooks) and Lynn Stafford (Biff Baker, Stanley, Wally Fergusson)
Understudies: James Lockhart (Clifton A. Feddington, Lou Cohn, Pops Bailey), John Sloman (B. J. Gibson) and Jo Speros (Connie Miller)
Theatre World
winner 1980 Award [recipient]
Stephen James
Drama Desk Award
1980 Outstanding Musical [nominee]
Produced by Jujamcyn Theaters (under the direction of Richard G. Wolff, President), Joseph P. Harris, Ira Bernstein and Roger Berlind
1980 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Joe Grifasi
1980 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Jeff Keller
1980 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Crissy Wilzak
1980 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee]
Directed by Walton Jones
1980 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee]
William Ivey Long

Chattanooga Choo-Choo (from "Sun Valley Serenade" film)
(music by Harry Warren; lyrics by Mack Gordon)
Clifton A. Feddington, Ann Collier, Geneva Lee Browne, Neal Tilden, B. J. Gibson, Connie Miller and Wally Fergusson
Pepsi Cola Radio Jingle Neal Tilden, B. J. Gibson, Connie Miller, Ginger Brooks and Clifton A. Feddington
Daddy
(music by Bobby Troupe; lyrics by Bobby Troupe)
The Band and Connie Miller
Our Love Is Here to Stay (from "The Goldwyn Follies" film)
(music by George Gershwin; lyrics by Ira Gershwin)
Johnny Cantone
That Old Black Magic (from "Star Spangled Rhythm" film)
(music by Harold Arlen; lyrics by Johnny Mercer)
Ann Collier
Ain't She Sweet
(music by Milton Ager; lyrics by Jack Yellen)
Biff Baker, B. J. Gibson, Ginger Brooks, Geneva Lee Browne and All
How About You (from "Babes on Broadway" film)
(music by Burton Lane)
B. J. Gibson and Connie Miller
Blue Moon
(music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Lorenz Hart)
Neal Tilden
Chiquita Banana
(music by Len Mackenzie, Garth Montgomery and William Wirges; lyrics by Len Mackenzie, Garth Montgomery and William Wirges)
All Girls
Rose of the Rio Grande
(music by Harry Warren and Ross Gorman; lyrics by Edgar Leslie)
Geneva Lee Browne, Men and Band
I'll Never Smile Again (from "Las Vegas Night" film)
(music by Ruth Lowe; lyrics by Ruth Lowe)
Neal Tilden, B. J. Gibson, Ann Collier, Ginger Brooks, Connie Miller and Johnny Cantone
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
(music by Don Raye and Hughie Prince; lyrics by Don Raye and Hughie Prince)
B. J. Gibson, Connie Miller and Ginger Brooks
Blues in the Night (from "Blues in the Night" film)
(music by Harold Arlen; lyrics by Johnny Mercer)
Ginger Brooks and Men
Jingle Bells (Bill Finnigan, Glenn Miller, Eddie Saracas arrangement) Biff Baker, Neal Tilden and Group
I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good (from "Jump for Joy")
(music by Duke Ellington; lyrics by Paul Francis Webster)
Geneva Lee Browne
At Last (from "Orchestra Wives" film)
(music by Harry Warren; lyrics by Mack Gordon)
B. J. Gibson
Little Brown Jug (Bill Finigan arrangement for Glenn Miller)
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (from "Meet Me In St. Louis" film)
(music by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane; lyrics by Ralph Blane and Hugh Martin)
Ann Collier
Strike Up the Band (from "Strike Up the Band")
(music by George Gershwin; lyrics by Ira Gershwin)
Full Company
I'll Be Seeing You (from "Right This Way")
(music by Sammy Fain; lyrics by Irving Kahal)
Full Company
The Mutual Manhattan Cavalcade ThemeBand
(music by Stanley Lebowsky)