MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
May 03, 1956
Closing Date
Dec 14, 1957
Performances
676
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Imperial Theatre
(May 03, 1956 - Oct 19, 1957)
Broadway Theatre
(Oct 21, 1957 - Dec 14, 1957)

Description
A musical in three acts

Setting
San Francisco; Napa, California; and Tony's home and barn. 1927.

Book by Frank Loesser; Based on "They Knew What They Wanted" by Sidney Howard; Music by Frank Loesser; Lyrics by Frank Loesser; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Orchestra and choral direction by Herbert Greene
Staged by Joseph Anthony; Choreographed by Dania Krupska
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Motley; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner
General Manager: Max Allentuck; Company Manager: Joseph Harris
Production Stage Manager: Henri Caubisens; Stage Manager: Terence Little; Assistant Stage Mgr: Arthur Rubin
Music Contractor: Al Nano; Assistant Conductor: Sam Farber
Press Representative: Arthur Cantor and Robert Ganshaw
Rosabella
Tony
Alternate
Herman
Marie
Waitress
 
Neighbor
 
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Tessie
Neighbor
 
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
The Cashier
 
The Postman
Neighbor
 
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Neighbor
 
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
The Bus Driver
 
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Pasquale
Waitress
 
Neighbor
 
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
 
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
The Priest
 
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Waitress
 
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
The Brakeman
 
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
 
Ciccio
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
The Doctor
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
 
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Joe
Waitress
 
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Waitress
 
Country Girl
 
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
 
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Neighbor
 
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Giuseppe
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
City Boy
 
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Neighbor's Lady
 
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Neighbor's Lady
 
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Neighbor's Lady
 
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Understudies: Ken Ayers (The Doctor), Helon Blount (Cleo), Ralph Farnworth (Ciccio), John Henson (Herman), Walter Kelvin (The Cashier), Carolyn Maye (Rosabella), Barbara Myers (Tessie, Gussie), Louis Polacek (The Postman, Giuseppe), Lillian Shelby (Marie), Ted Thurston (Pasquale) and Richard Torigi (Tony)

Imperial Theatre (May 03, 1956 - Oct 19, 1957)

Cast

All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
 
Waitress
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Gussie
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Herman
Jul 01, 1957 - ?
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
 
The Brakeman
City Boy
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
 
The Bus Driver
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
 
Waitress
Understudies: Jack Irwin (Joe) and Jane Romano (Cleo)

Broadway Theatre (Oct 21, 1957 - Dec 14, 1957)

music by Frank Loesser; lyrics by Frank Loesser
Act 1
Sung By
Ooh! My Feet!
Cleo
I Know How It Is
Rosabella and Cleo
Seven Million Crumbs
Cleo
I Don't Know (The Letter)
Rosabella
Maybe He's Kind of Crazy
Cleo
Somebody, Somewhere
Rosabella
The Most Happy Fella
Tony and Company
A Long Time Ago
Marie and Tony
Standing on the Corner
Herman, Jake, Clem and Al
Joey, Joey, Joey
Joe
Soon You Gonna Leave Me, Joe
Tony
Rosabella
Tony
Abbondanza
Pasquale, Giuseppe and Jake
Plenty Bambini
Tony
Sposalizio
Giuseppe, Jake, Pasquale and Company
Special Delivery! (I Seen Her at the Station)
The Postman
Benvenuta
Pasquale, Jake and Giuseppe
Aren't You Glad?
Rosabella
No Home, No Job
Rosabella
Don't Cry
Joe
Act 2
Sung By
Fresno Beauties / Cold and Dead
Ensemble, Joe and Rosabella
Love and Kindness
The Doctor
Happy to Make Your Acquaintance
Tony, Rosabella and Cleo
I Don't Like This Dame
Marie and Cleo
Big D
Herman, Cleo and Ensemble
How Beautiful the Days
Tony, Rosabella and Joe
Young People
Marie, Tony and Ensemble
Warm All Over
Rosabella
Old People Gotta
Tony
I Like Everybody
Herman and Cleo
I Love Him / I Know How It Is
Rosabella and Cleo
Like a Woman Loves a Man
Rosabella and Tony
My Heart Is So Full of You
Tony and Rosabella
Hoedown
Tony, Rosabella and Ensemble
Mamma, Mamma
Tony
Act 3
Sung By
Abbondanza (Reprise)
Pasquale, Giuseppe and Ciccio
Goodbye, Darlin' / I Like Everybody (Reprise)
Cleo and Herman
Song of a Summer Night
The Doctor and Ensemble
Please Let Me Tell You
Rosabella
Tell Tony and Rosabella Goodbye for Me (Tony's Thoughts)
Joe
She Gonna Come Home Wit' Me
Tony
Nobody's Ever Gonna Love You
Marie and Tony
I Made a Fist
Cleo and Herman
Finale
Tony, Rosabella and Ensemble

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

1957 Nominee
Music by Frank Loesser
Book by Frank Loesser
Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Produced by Kermit Bloomgarden and Lynn Loesser
 

Best Actor in a Musical

1957 Nominee
Robert Weede
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1957 Nominee
Jo Sullivan
 

Best Choreography

1957 Nominee
Choreographed by Dania Krupska
 

Conductor and Musical Director

1957 Nominee
Musical Director: Herbert Greene
 

Best Direction

1957 Nominee
Staged by Joseph Anthony

Theatre World

Award

1956 Recipient
Susan Johnson
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