MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
May 31, 1982
Closing Date
Jul 24, 1982
1st Preview
May 25, 1982
1st Preview
May 25, 1982
Previews
9
Performances
63
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Eugene O'Neill Theatre
(May 31, 1982 - Jul 24, 1982)

This production is a return engagement of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (Jun 19, 1978 - Mar 27, 1982)

Setting
The State of Texas.

Produced by Stevie Phillips; Produced in association with Universal Pictures; Associate Producer: Bonnie Champion and Danny Kreitzberg
Book by Larry L. King and Peter Masterson; Music by Carol Hall; Lyrics by Carol Hall; Music arranged by Robert Billig
Directed by Peter Masterson and Tommy Tune; Musical Staging by Tommy Tune; Associate Choreographer: Thommie Walsh
Costume Design by Ann Roth; Scenic Design by Marjorie Bradley Kellogg; Lighting Design by Dennis Parichy; Hair Design by Michael Gottfried; Set Dressing by Suri Bieler
General Manager: Schlissel & Kingwill, Inc.; Company Manager: Leonard A. Mulhern; Assistant to the General Manager: Susan Sampliner and John Traub
Production Stage Manager: Paul Phillips; Stage Manager: Gerry Burkhardt; Assistant Stage Mgr: Louise Quick
Musical Supervisor: Robert Billig; Conducted by Pete Blue; Rio Grande Band (Guitar): Craig Chambers; Rio Grande Band (Bass): Racine Romaguera; Rio Grande Band (Steel Guitar): Harvey Shapiro; Rio Grande Band (Piano): Pete Blue; Rio Grande Band (Drums): Chuck Zeuren; Rio Grande Band (The Fiddler): Marty Laster
General Press Representative: Jeffrey Richards Associates; Dance Captain: Patti D'Beck; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne
Mona Stangley
Jewel
Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd
Shy Kid
 
Melvin Thorpe Singer
 
Cameraman
 
Townsperson
 
Aggie #21
 
Photographer
 
Reporter #2
Cowboy
 
Melvin Thorpe Singer
 
Townsperson
 
Aggie #71
 
Photographer
 
Reporter #3
Melvin P. Thorpe
A Dogette
 
Aggie #11
 
Governor's Aide
Slick Dude
 
Leroy Sliney
 
Soundman
 
Scandinavian Placekicker - Aggie #1
Cowboy
 
Choir
 
A Dogette
 
Aggie #7
 
Photographer
 
Dawn
Girl at Miss Mona's
 
Angelette Imogene Charlene
 
Linda Lou
Girl at Miss Mona's
 
Angelette
Cowboy
 
Aggie #17
 
Photographer
 
Ruby Rae
Girl at Miss Mona's
 
Melvin Thorpe Singer
 
Angelette
Aggie Specialty Dancer
Narrator
Townsperson
 
Alternate Dancer
 
A Dogette
 
Aggie #12
Choir
 
Beatrice
Girl at Miss Mona's
 
Melvin Thorpe Singer
 
Townsperson
Doatsey Mae
 
Reporter #1
 
Durla
Girl at Miss Mona's
 
Angelette
Traveling Salesman
 
C. J. Scruggs
 
Chip Brewster
 
Governor
T.V. Announcer
Mayor Rufus Poindexter
 
Senator Wingwoah
Ginger
Girl at Miss Mona's
 
Taddy Jo
Girl at Miss Mona's
 
Melvin Thorpe Singer
 
Townsperson
 
Angelette
Edsel Mackey
Farmer
 
A Dogette
 
Aggie #77
Miss Wulla Jean
 
Eloise
Girl at Miss Mona's
 
Melvin Thorpe Singer
 
Townsperson
 
Angelette
Understudies: Roger Berdahl (Edsel Mackey, Melvin P. Thorpe), Mimi Bessette (Angel), Clare Fields (Shy), Becky Gelke (Mona Stangley), Ruth Gottschall (Ginger), Marilyn J. Johnson (Jewel), Roxie Lucas (Governor, Doatsey Mae), Robert Moyer (Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd, Mayor Rufus Poindexter, Senator Wingwoah, C. J. Scruggs), Andy Parker (Narrator) and Karen Sutherland (Dawn)
music by Carol Hall; lyrics by Carol Hall
Act 1
Sung By
Prologue
Rio Grande Band Leader and the Rio Grande Band
20 Fans
Rio Grande Band Leader, the Girls, the Cowboys, Farmer, Shy Kid, Miss Wulla Jean, Traveling Salesman, Slick Dude and Choir
A Lil Ole Bitty Pissant Country Place
Mona Stangley and the Girls
Girl You're a Woman
Mona Stangley, Shy, Jewel and the Girls
Watch Dog Theme
the Dogettes
Texas Has a Whorehouse in It
Melvin P. Thorpe, the Thorpe Singers and the Dogettes
Twenty-Four House of Lovin'
Jewel and the Girls
Watch Dog Theme (Reprise)
the Dogettes
Texas Has a Whorehouse in It (Reprise)
Melvin P. Thorpe and the Dogettes
Doatsey Mae
Doatsey Mae
Angelette March
Angelette Imogene Charlene and the Angelettes
The Aggie Song
the Aggies
Bus from Amarillo
Mona Stangley
Act 2
Sung By
The Sidestep
Governor, Governor's Aide, Senator Wingwoah, Melvin P. Thorpe, the Dogettes and the Melvin Thorpe Singers
No Lies
Mona Stangley, Jewel and the Girls
Good Old Girl
Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd and the Aggies
Hard Candy Christmas
Amber, Jewel, Ginger, Dawn, Ruby Rae and Beatrice
Hard Candy Christmas (Reprise)
the Girls
Finale
the Company
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