MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
May 13, 1954
Closing Date
Nov 24, 1956
Performances
1,063
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
St. James Theatre
(May 13, 1954 - Nov 10, 1956)
Shubert Theatre
(Nov 12, 1956 - Nov 24, 1956)

Setting
The Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory in Cedar Rapids

Theatre Owned by The Shubert Organization; Theatre Operated by 138 West 48th St. Theatre Co., Inc.
Music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; Lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; Book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell; Based on the novel "7-1/2 Cents" by Richard Bissell; Musical Director: Hal Hastings; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Dance arrangements by Roger Adams
Directed by George Abbott and Jerome Robbins; Choreographed by Bob Fosse
Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers; Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers; Assistant to Mr. Ayers (Scenery): Robert O'Hearn; Assistant to Mr. Ayers (Costumes): Frank Thompson
General Manager: Carl Fisher; Company Manager: Richard Horner
Stage Manager: Jean Barrere
Music Contractor: Sol Gusikoff
Assistant to Mr. Fosse: Zoya Leporska; Press Representative: Howard Newman and Reuben Rabinovitch; Casting: Judith Abbott and Mary Wharton
Babe Williams
May 13, 1954 - Jun 23, 1955
Sid Sorokin
Brenda
Hasler
Worker
Gladys
2nd Helper
Mabel
Salesman
Singer
Poopsie
 
Singer
Charlie
Singer
Singer
1st Helper
 
Singer
Dancer
 
Singer
Singer
 
Dancer
Dancer
Dancer
Singer
Dancer
Singer
Singer
Dancer
Dancer
Understudies: Ralph Chambers (Hasler, Pop), John Ford (Salesman), Erik Kristen (2nd Helper), Mara Landi (Mae), Shirley MacLaine (Gladys), Stanley Prager (Hines), Mary Roche (Brenda) and Gordon Woodburn (Charlie)

St. James Theatre (May 13, 1954 - Nov 10, 1956)

Musical Director: Philip Ingalls
Stage Manager: Fred Hebert and Dennis Murray

Cast

Hines
Gladys
Poopsie
 
Dancer
circa. Oct 10, 1955 - ?
Singer
Dancer
Singer
 
Poopsie
Singer
Worker
 
2nd Helper
 
Eddie
Sid Sorokin
1st Helper
Dancer
Salesman
2nd Helper
Singer
Dancer
Dancer
 
Worker
Dancer
Dancer
Babe Williams
Singer
Singer
Dancer
Brenda
Dancer
Dancer
Babe Williams
Understudies: Del Anderson (Prez), Art Carroll (Sid Sorokin), Kenneth LeRoy (Worker), Lynda Lynch (Gladys), Colleen O'Connor (Mabel) and Mary Stanton (Babe Williams)

Shubert Theatre (Nov 12, 1956 - Nov 24, 1956)

Cast

music by Jerry Ross and Richard Adler; lyrics by Jerry Ross and Richard Adler
Act 1
Sung By
The Pajama Game
Hines
Racing With the Clock
Girls and Boys
A New Town Is a Blue Town
Sid Sorokin
I'm Not At All in Love
Babe Williams and Girls
I'll Never Be Jealous Again
Hines and Mabel
Hey There
Sid Sorokin
Her Is
Prez and Gladys
Sleep-Tite
Babe Williams and Boys and Girls
Once a Year Day (Song and Dance)
Sid Sorokin, Babe Williams, Company, Gladys, 2nd Helper and Worker
Small Talk
Sid Sorokin and Babe Williams
There Once Was a Man
Sid Sorokin and Babe Williams
Act 2
Sung By
Steam Heat
Gladys, 2nd Helper and Worker
The World Around Us
Sid Sorokin and Babe Williams
Think of the Time I Save
Hines and Girls
Hernando's Hideaway
Gladys, Sid Sorokin and Company
Jealousy Ballet
Hines, Gladys, Mabel and Boys
7 1/2 Cents
Babe Williams, Prez and Girls and Boys

Tony Award®

Best Musical

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1955 Winner
Carol Haney

Best Choreography

1955 Winner
Choreographed by Bob Fosse

Theatre World

Award

1954 Recipient
Carol Haney
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