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Very Warm for May   

Alvin Theatre, (11/17/1939 - 1/06/1940)
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Opening Date: Nov 17, 1939    
Closing Date: Jan 06, 1940 Total Performances: 59

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: The Graham home, Great Neck, L.I.; Winnie's barn; Winnie's house.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Alvin Theatre Corporation (James O'Day and A.H. Pincus, Directors)
Produced by Max Gordon
Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Music arranged by Russell Bennett; Book by Oscar Hammerstein II; Music orchestrated by Russell Bennett; Musical Director: Robert Emmett Dolan
Book directed by Oscar Hammerstein II; Staged by Vincente Minnelli; Choreographed by Albertina Rasch and Harry Losee
Scenic Design by Vincente Minnelli; Costume Design by Vincente Minnelli
General Manager: Robert Milford
Stage Manager: Frank Hall; Assistant Stage Mgr: William Torpey and Bernard C. Hayman
Conducted by Robert Emmett Dolan
Press Representative: Nat Dorfman; Associate Press Representative: Rowland Field
Cast
June Allyson
June
Dolores Anderson
Dolores
Eve Arden
Winnie Spofford
Maxine Barrat
Honey
Seldon Bennett
Schlesinger
Beulah Blake
Beulah
Helen Bliss
Helen
Donald Brian
William Graham
Virginia Card
Miss Wasserman
Peter Chambers
Mr. Magee
Andre Charise
Andre
William Collins
Bill
Sally Craven
Sally
Milton Delugg
Accordion
O'Cedar
Accordion
Helen Donovan
Helen II
Eleanor Eberle
Eleanor
Frank Egan
Mr. Pratt
Vera Ellen
Susan
Bruce Evans
Electrician
Marshal Fisher
Guitar
Marshal
Miriam Franklyn
Miriam
Kate Friedlich
Sylvia
Ralph Hansell
Drums
Ralph
Drums
Claire Harvey
Claire
Louis Hightower
Louis
Avon Long
Jackson
Walter Long
Walter
Don Loper
Smoothy Watson
Ethel Lynn
Ethel
Matt Malneck
Violin
Alvin
Violin
Charles Marlowe
Trumpet
Homer
Trumpet
Ray Mayer
Kenny
Grace McDonald
May Graham
Len Mence
Beamish
Frances Mercer
Liz Spofford
Rudy Miller
Rudy
Russ Morhoff
Bass
Russ
Bass
Kay Picture
Miss Hyde
Jean Plummer
Piano
Jean
Piano
Marie Louise Quevli
Alice
Richard Quine
Sonny Spofford
Joseph Quintile
Harp
Joseph
Harp
Pamela Randell
Pam
Jack Seymour
Jack
Robert Shackleton
Raymond Sibley
Hollace Shaw
Carroll
Hiram Sherman
Ogdon Quiler
Max Showalter
Lowell Pennyfeather
Ralph Stuart
Charles
Evelyn Thawl
Jane
Webb Tilton
Webb
William Torpey
Jethro Hancock
Jack Whiting
Johnny Graham
Jack Wilson
Peter
Billie Wirth
Billie
music by Jerome Kern; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
ACT 1 Sung By
In Other Words, Seventeen May Graham and William Graham
All the Things You Are Ogdon Quiler, Liz Spofford, Carroll and Charles
Heaven in My Arms Johnny Graham, Liz Spofford and Carroll
In Other Words, Seventeen (Reprise) Winnie Spofford
ACT 2 Sung By
That Lucky Fellow Raymond Sibley
L'Histoire de Madame de la Tour Carroll, Miss Wasserman, Jane and Andre
That Lucky Lady May Graham
In the Heart of the Dark Carroll
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot Matty Malneck's Orchestra
All the Things You Are (Reprise) Matty Malneck's Orchestra
In the Heart of the Dark (Reprise) Liz Spofford
The Deer and the Park Avenue Lady Andre and Miss Hyde
All in Fun Liz Spofford and Johnny Graham
All the Things You Are (Reprise) Kenny
All in Fun (Reprise) Kenny and Johnny Graham