MusicalRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 21, 1975
Closing Date
Sep 05, 1976
1st Preview
Dec 19, 1975
1st Preview
Dec 19, 1975
Previews
3
Performances
304
MusicalRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Booth Theatre
(Dec 21, 1975 - Sep 05, 1976)

Description
A musical in two acts and three scenes

Setting
June 1913. Act I: A Hudson River Dayliner. Act II: Lobby of Honeymoon Inn in the Catskills.

Produced by David Merrick, Max Brown and Byron Goldman; Produced by arrangement with Tams-Witmark Music Library, Inc.
Book by Guy Bolton; Based on a farce by Philip Bartholomae; Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics by Schuyler Greene; Musical Director: Russell Warner; Music arranged by Russell Warner; Additional lyrics by Elsie Janis ("Some Sort of Somebody"), P. G. Wodehouse ("Bungalow in Quogue"; "Honeymoon Inn"), Anne Caldwell ("Good Night Boat"; "Left All Alone Again Blues"; "Hot Dog!"; "Moon of Love"), Frank Craven ("Good Night Boat"), Harry Graham ("If You're A Friend of Mine"), Harry B. Smith ("Wedding Bells Are Calling Me"; "Katy-did"), Herbert Reynolds ("Nodding Roses"; "Finale") and John E. Hazzard ("Finale")
Directed by Bill Gile; Dances and musical numbers staged by Dan Siretta
Scenic Design by Fred Voelpel; Lighting Design by Fred Voelpel; Costume Design by David Toser; Hair Design by Karol Coeyman
General Manager: Helen L. Nickerson; Company Manager: G. Warren McClane
Production Stage Manager: Don Judge; Stage Manager: Mark Potter and Pat Trott
Music Contractor: Felix Giglio
Special Consultant: Alfred Simon; General Press Representative: Max Eisen; Press Representative: Warren Pincus; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company and Fred Golden
Mr. Tayleurs Dumme
Mr. Dick Rivers
M. de Rougemont
Miss Chrystal Poole
Mr. Dyer Thurst
Mrs. Georgina Kettle
Steward
 
Al Cleveland
Miss Alwys Innit
Mme. Matroppo
Mr. Dustin Stacks
Mr. Eddie Kettle
Miss Carrie Closewell
Mrs. Elsie Darling
Mr. Rollo Munn
Miss Elsie Lilly
Mr. Percy Darling
Miss Lily Pond
Swings: Tony Juliano and Pat Trott
Understudies: Russ Beasley (M. de Rougemont, Mr. Dick Rivers), Helon Blount (Mme. Matroppo), David Christmas (Mr. Percy Darling), Joel Craig (Al Cleveland), Jon Engstrom (Mr. Eddie Kettle), Robin Herbert (Mrs. Elsie Darling), Gillian Scalici (Mrs. Georgina Kettle) and Wendy Young (Miss Elsie Lilly)

Booth Theatre (Dec 21, 1975 - Sep 05, 1976)

Conducted by Larry Blank

Cast

Miss Lily Pond
 
Miss Carrie Closewell
music by Jerome Kern; lyrics by Schuyler Greene
(Unless otherwise noted)
Act 1
Sung By
We're on Our Way
Company
Some Sort of Somebody
(lyrics by Elsie Janis)
Miss Elsie Lilly, Miss Lily Pond and Mr. Dick Rivers
Thirteen Collar
Mr. Eddie Kettle
Bungalow in Quogue
(lyrics by P. G. Wodehouse)
Mrs. Elsie Darling and Mr. Percy Darling
Isn't It Great To Be Married
Mrs. Elsie Darling, Mrs. Georgina Kettle, Mr. Eddie Kettle and Mr. Percy Darling
Good Night Boat
(lyrics by Anne Caldwell and Frank Craven)
Company
Left All Alone Again Blues
(lyrics by Anne Caldwell)
Mrs. Elsie Darling
Hot Dog!
(lyrics by Anne Caldwell)
Company
If You're a Friend of Mine
(lyrics by Harry Graham)
Mrs. Elsie Darling and Mr. Eddie Kettle
Wedding Bells Are Calling Me
(lyrics by Harry B. Smith)
Company
Act 2
Sung By
Honeymoon Inn
(lyrics by P. G. Wodehouse)
Miss Elsie Lilly and Company
I've Got to Dance
M. de Rougemont and Company
Moon of Love
(lyrics by Anne Caldwell)
Mme. Matroppo and Company
Old Boy Neutral
Miss Elsie Lilly and Mr. Dick Rivers
Babes in the Wood
(lyrics by Schuyler Greene and Jerome Kern)
Mrs. Elsie Darling and Mr. Eddie Kettle
Katy-did
(lyrics by Harry B. Smith)
Mme. Matroppo
Nodding Roses
(lyrics by John E. Hazzard and Herbert Reynolds)
Miss Elsie Lilly and Mr. Dick Rivers
Finale
(lyrics by John E. Hazzard and Herbert Reynolds)
Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1976 Nominee
Charles Repole
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1976 Nominee
Virginia Seidel
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1976 Nominee
Directed by Bill Gile

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

1976 Nominee
Virginia Seidel
 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

1976 Nominee
James Harder
 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

1976 Nominee
Travis Hudson
 

Outstanding Revival

1976 Nominee
Produced by David Merrick, Max Brown and Byron Goldman
Produced by arrangement with Tams-Witmark Music Library, Inc.

Theatre World

Award

1976 Recipient
Charles Repole and Virginia Seidel
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