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The Most Happy Fella   

Booth Theatre, (2/13/1992 - 8/30/1992)
First Preview: Jan 24, 1992 Total Previews: 23
Opening Date: Feb 13, 1992    
Closing Date: Aug 30, 1992 Total Performances: 229

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: San Francisco; Napa, California; and Tony's home and barn. 1927.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by The Goodspeed Opera House (Michael P. Price, Executive Producer), Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre (Gordon Davidson, Artistic/Producing Director), Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer), The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President), Japan Satellite Broadcasting, Inc. and Stagevision
Originally produced by The Goodspeed Opera House (Michael P. Price, Executive Producer)
Book by Frank Loesser; Music by Frank Loesser; Lyrics by Frank Loesser; Based on "They Knew What They Wanted" by Sidney Howard; Musical Director: Tim Stella; Duo piano arrangements by Robert Page
Choreographed by Liza Gennaro; Entire production directed by Gerald Gutierrez
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by Jess Goldstein; Lighting Design by Craig Miller
LCT General Manager: Steven C. Callahan; Company Manager: Rheba Flegelman
LCT Production Manager: Jeff Hamlin; Production Stage Manager: Michael Brunner; Stage Manager: Kate Riddle
Duo piano arrangements under the supervision of Frank Loesser; Conducted by Tim Stella
Artistic Associate: Jo Sullivan; Production Associate: Sue Frost; Poster Art by James McMullan; Casting Director: Warren Pincus; LCT General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; Advertising: Russek Advertising
Cast
Sophie Hayden
Rosabella
Spiro Malas
Tony
Claudia Catania
Marie
Buddy Crutchfield
Ciccio
Tad Ingram
The Cashier
The Postman
The Doctor
Liz Larsen
Cleo
Mark Lotito
Pasquale
Bill Nabel
Giuseppe
Charles Pistone
Joe
Scott Waara
Herman
John Aller
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Anne Allgood
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Bill Badolato
Max
The Priest
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Molly Brown
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Kyle Craig
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Mary Helen Fisher
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Bob Freschi
Clem
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Ramon Galindo
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
T. Doyle Leverett
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Ken Nagy
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Gail Pennington
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Ed Romanoff
Al
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Jane Smulyan
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
John Soroka
Jake
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Laura Streets
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Thomas Titone
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Melanie Vaughan
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Swings: Robert Ashford and Keri Lee
Standby: Jack Dabdoub (Tony)
Understudies: John Aller (Ciccio, Pasquale), Anne Allgood (Rosabella), Molly Brown (Cleo), Bob Freschi (The Cashier, The Doctor, The Postman), T. Doyle Leverett (Al, Tony), Ed Romanoff (Joe), Jane Smulyan (Marie), John Soroka (Herman), Thomas Titone (Clem, Giuseppe, Jake) and Melanie Vaughan (Cleo)
Tony Award®
1992 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Sophie Hayden
winner 1992 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [winner]
Scott Waara
1992 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Liz Larsen
1992 Best Revival [nominee]
Produced by The Goodspeed Opera House (Michael P. Price, Executive Producer), Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre (Gordon Davidson, Artistic/Producing Director), Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer), The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President) and Japan Satellite Broadcasting, Inc.
Drama Desk Award
1992 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Spiro Malas
1992 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Sophie Hayden
winner 1992 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [winner]
Scott Waara
1992 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Liz Larsen
1992 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee]
Entire production directed by Gerald Gutierrez
1992 Outstanding Revival [nominee]
Produced by The Goodspeed Opera House (Michael P. Price, Executive Producer), Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre (Gordon Davidson, Artistic/Producing Director), Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer), The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President), Japan Satellite Broadcasting, Inc. and Stagevision
Theatre World
winner 1992 Award [recipient]
Spiro Malas
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
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