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The Cradle Will Rock   

Venice Theatre, (6/16/1937 - 7/01/1937)
Mercury Theatre, (12/05/1937 - 12/26/1937)
Windsor Theatre, (1/03/1938 - 2/26/1938)
Mercury Theatre, (2/28/1938 - 4/02/1938)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Jun 16, 1937    
Closing Date: Apr 02, 1938 Total Performances: 131

Category: Musical, Drama, Original
Setting: Steeltown, U.S.A. During a Union Drive.


Production Staff
Produced by Sam H. Grisman and The Mercury Theatre
Book by Marc Blitzstein; Music by Marc Blitzstein; Lyrics by Marc Blitzstein
Production by Orson Welles
Stage Manager: Ted Thomas; Assistant Stage Mgr: David Clarke (Took notes for Orson Welles); Production Manager: Jean Rosenthal
Piano: Marc Blitzstein
Press Representative: Henry Senber
Cast
John Adair
Druggist
Guido Alexander
Dick
Howard Bird
Steve
Marc Blitzstein
Clerk
Reporter
Professor Mamie
Billy Bodkins
Chorus
Helen Carter
Chorus
Robert Clark
Chorus
Blanche Collins
Ella Hammer
Peggy Coudray
Mrs. Mister
Howard Da Silva
Larry Foreman
Alma Dixon
Chorus
Abner Dorsey
Chorus
George Fairchild
Gent
Gus Polock
Dulce Fox
Sister Mister
Edward Fuller
Yasha
Will Geer
Mr. Mister
Warren Goddard
Dauber
Lillia Hallums
Chorus
Josephine Heathman
Maid
Edward Hemmer
Reverend Salvation
Robert Hopkins
Reporter
Larri Lauria
Chorus
Frank Marvel
Doctor Specialist
Jack Mealy
Reporter
Geoffrey Powers
Bugs
Ralph Ramson
Chorus
Marian Rudley
Sadie Polock
Lucille Schly
Chorus
Hiram Sherman
Junior Mister
E. Sidney
Chorus
George Smithfield
Professor Trixie
Olive Stanton
Moll
Bert Weston
Editor Daily
Huntley Weston
Reporter
Hansford Wilson
President Prexy
Robert Worth
Cop
music by Marc Blitzstein; lyrics by Marc Blitzstein
Moll's Song (I'm Checkin' Home Now) Moll
Moll and Gent Moll and Gent
Moll and Dick Moll and Dick
Moll and Druggist Moll and Harry Druggist
Oh, What a Filthy Night Court! Editor Daily, President Prexy, Yasha, Dauber, Doctor Specialist and Reverend Salvation
Mrs. Mister and Reverend Salvation Mrs. Mister and Reverend Salvation
Croon Spoon Professor Trixie and Sister Mister
The Freedom of the Press Editor Daily and Mr. Mister
Let's Do Something Professor Trixie and Sister Mister
Honolulu Reverend Salvation, Professor Trixie, Mr. Mister and Sister Mister
Drugstore Scene Harry Druggist, Steve and Bugs
Gus and Sadie Love Song Gus Polock and Sadie Polock
The Rich Yasha and Dauber
Ask Us Again Yasha, Dauber and Mrs. Mister
Art for Art's Sake Yasha and Dauber
Nickel Under the Foot Moll
Leaflets Larry Foreman
The Cradle Will Rock Larry Foreman
Faculty Room Scene Mr. Mister, President Prexy, Professor Trixie, Professor Mamie and Professor Scoot
Doctor and Ella Ella Hammer
Joe Worker Ella Hammer
The Cradle Will Rock (Reprise) Larry Foreman and Ensemble