MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 20, 1954
Closing Date
Aug 07, 1954
Performances
125
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Alvin Theatre
(Apr 20, 1954 - Aug 07, 1954)

Description
A musical in Two Acts

Setting
The State of Washington between 1900 and 1910.

Comments
Transferred from off-Broadway at the Phoenix Theatre (opened March 11, 1954 for 48 performances). During the off-Broadway run, Geraldine Viti played the role of Mrs. Juniper, Nola Day played the role of Mother Hare, and Larry Chelsi played the role of Patroclus; the rest of the cast was identical to that which opened on Broadway.

Theatre Owned / Operated by Herman Bernstein
Produced by Alfred De Liagre, Jr. and Roger L. Stevens; Produced in association with T. Edward Hambleton and Norris Houghton
Book by John La Touche; Music by Jerome Moross; Lyrics by John La Touche; Orchestral arrangements by Jerome Moross and Hershy Kay; Musical Director: Hugh Ross; Assistant Musical Dir.: Julian Stein
Directed by Norman Lloyd; Choreography and Musical Numbers Staged by Hanya Holm
Scenic Design by William and Jean Eckart; Costume Design by Alvin Colt; Lighting Design by Klaus Holm; Hair Design by Ernest Adler; Make-Up Design by Ernest Adler
General Manager: C. Edwin Knill; General Manager of the Phoenix Theatre: Carl Fisher
Production Stage Manager: Robert Woods; Company Stage Manager: Thelma Chandler; Assistant Stage Mgr: Dan Brennan and David Hooks
Assistant to the Producer: Hope Abelson; Assistant to Mr. Lloyd: Peter Nelson; Assistant to Miss Holm: Dorothy Jarnac; Musical Coordinator: Max Marlin; Assistant Conductor: Ben Steinberg; Assistant to Mr. Ross: Freda Miller and Marion Coben
Assistant to Mr. Colt: Joseph Fretwell III
Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
Helen
Hector Charybdis
Mrs. Juniper
Mother Hare
Menelaus
Miss Minerva Oliver
Lovey Mars
Local Girl
Local Boy
Local Girl
Silas
Hero
Agamemnon
Hero
Nestor
Hero
Local Girl
Local Girl
Diomede
Hero
Local Boy
Bluey
Hero
Doc MacCahan
Hero
Local Boy
Local Girl
Local Girl
Theron
Patroclus
Hero
Local Girl
Homer
Hero
Local Girl
Local Boy
Achilles
Hero
Local Boy
Thirsty
Hero
Local Girl
Ajax
Hero
Local Boy
Captain Mars
Hero
Local Girl
Mayor Juniper
Local Girl
Standby: Geraldine Viti (Helen, Lovey Mars, Mrs. Juniper)
Understudies: Helen Ahola (Miss Minerva Oliver), Sara Bettis (Mother Hare), Crandall Diehl (Agamemnon), Janet Hayes (Penelope), Barton Mumaw (Paris), Julian Patrick (Ulysses), Arthur Schoep (Menelaus) and Tao Strong (Local Girl)

Alvin Theatre (Apr 20, 1954 - Aug 07, 1954)

Assistant Stage Mgr: Ed Grace
Guest Conductor: Robert Zeller

Cast

Local Boy
Theron
The Figurehead
Patroclus
Hero
Mrs. Juniper
Local Girl
Local Girl
music by Jerome Moross; lyrics by John Latouche
Act 1
Sung By
Nothin Ever Happens in Angel's Roost
Helen, Lovey Mars, Mrs. Juniper and Miss Minerva Oliver
My Love Is On the Way
Penelope
The Heroes Come Home
The Company
It Was a Glad Adventure
Ulysses and the Heroes
Come Along Boys
The Heroes and Ensemble
It's the Going Home Together
Ulysses and Penelope
Helen Is Always Willing
The Heroes
Introducin' Mr. Paris
Paris and Ensemble
Lazy Afternoon
Helen and Paris
Act 2
Sung By
My Picture in the Papers
Helen, Paris and Male Ensemble
Wildflowers
Penelope
Store-bought Suit
Ulysses
Goona-Goona
Lovey Mars
Doomed, Doomed, Doomed
Miss Minerva Oliver
Circe, Circe
Circe, Mother Hare and the Ensemble

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Award

1954 Recipient
Jonathan Lucas
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