MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Sep 30, 1954
Closing Date
Nov 26, 1955
Performances
485
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Royale Theatre
(Sep 30, 1954 - Nov 26, 1955)

Description
A musical in three acts

Setting
1926. Nice, France.

Media
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Theatre Owned / Operated by Magoro Operating Corporation
Produced by Feuer & Martin; Associate Producer: Monty Shaff and Arthur Lewis
Book by Sandy Wilson; Music by Sandy Wilson; Lyrics by Sandy Wilson; Music orchestrated by Ted Royal and Charles L. Cooke; Musical Director: Anton Coppola
Directed by Cy Feuer; Choreographed by John Heawood
Scenic Design by Reginald Woolley; Costume Design by Reginald Woolley; Supervising Scenic Designer: Feder; Supervising Lighting Designer: Feder; Supervising Costume Designer: Robert Mackintosh; Hair Design by Ron De Mann
Company Manager: Michael Goldreyer
Production Stage Manager: Ira Bernstein; Stage Manager: Charles Pratt, Jr.; Assistant Stage Mgr: Marge Ellis
Conducted by Paul McGrane; Music Contractor: Louis Topper
General Press Representative: Karl Bernstein; Casting: Ira Bernstein; Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson and Robert Ganshaw; Dance Captain: Merritt Thompson
Julie Andrews
Broadway / American debut
Polly
Tony
Phillipe
Madame Dubonnet
Percival Browne
Guest
 
Lolita
Susanne
Gendarme
Guest
Hortense
Lord Brockhurst
Dulcie
Charles
Lady Brockhurst
Monica
Marcel
 
Pepe
Pierre
Waiter
Bobby Van Husen
Alphonse
Maisie
Understudies: Leonard Ceeley (Percival Browne), Lyn Connorty (Nancy), Douglas Deane (Tony), Marge Ellis (Hortense), Rose Ingraham (Madame Dubonnet), Vincent Lynne (Pierre), Phoebe Mackay (Lady Brockhurst), Berkley Marsh (Nancy), Millicent Martin (Maisie, Dulcie, Fay, Lolita), Jerry Newby (Bobby Van Husen), John Perri (Alphonse), Deborah Remsen (Polly) and Buddy Schwab (Marcel, Pepe)

Royale Theatre (Sep 30, 1954 - Nov 26, 1955)

Directed by Vida Hope
Stage Manager: Herman Magidson; Production Stage Manager: David Kanter

Cast

Phillipe
Understudies: Jimmy Alex (Pierre), Mickey Calin (Alphonse), Helen Clayton (Polly) and George Hall (Lord Brockhurst)
music by Sandy Wilson; lyrics by Sandy Wilson
Act 1
Sung By
Perfect Young Ladies
Hortense, Nancy, Maisie, Fay and Dulcie
The Boy Friend
Polly, Maisie, Dulcie, Fay, Nancy, Marcel, Pierre and Alphonse
Won't You Charleston with Me?
Maisie and Bobby Van Husen
Fancy Forgetting
Madame Dubonnet and Percival Browne
I Could Be Happy with You
Polly and Tony
The Boy Friend (Finale Reprise)
Act 2
Sung By
Sur La Plage
Maisie, Bobby Van Husen, Fay, Marcel, Dulcie, Alphonse, Nancy, Pierre, Monica and Phillipe
A Room in Bloomsburry
Polly and Tony
You Don't Want to Play with Me Blues
Madame Dubonnet, Percival Browne, Fay, Dulcie, Nancy and Monica
Safety in Numbers
Maisie, Bobby Van Husen, Marcel, Pierre and Alphonse
Finale
Entire Company
Act 3
Sung By
Riviera
Maisie, Bobby Van Husen, Fay, Marcel, Dulcie, Alphonse, Nancy, Pierre, Monica and Phillipe
It's Never Too Late to Fall in Love
Lord Brockhurst and Dulcie
Carnival Tango
Danced by Pepe and Lolita
Poor Little Pierrette
Madame Dubonnet and Polly
Finale
Entire Company

Theatre World

Award

1955 Recipient
Julie Andrews
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