MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 11, 1948
Closing Date
Sep 09, 1950
Performances
792
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
St. James Theatre
(Oct 11, 1948 - Sep 09, 1950)

Setting
Summer, 1892.

Theatre Owned by The Shubert Organization; Theatre Operated by the 138 West 48th St. Theatre Co., Inc.
Produced by Cy Feuer and Ernest H. Martin; Produced in association with Gwen Rickard
Music by Frank Loesser; Lyrics by Frank Loesser; Book by George Abbott; Based on the play "Charley's Aunt" by Brandon Thomas; Music orchestrated by Phil Lang, Ted Royal and Hans Spialek; Vocal arrangements and direction by Gerry Dolin; Musical Director: Max Goberman
Directed by George Abbott; Choreographed by George Balanchine
Scenic Design by David Ffolkes; Costume Design by David Ffolkes; Assistant to David Ffolkes: Frank Thompson
General Manager: Leo Rose
Production Stage Manager: Robert Griffith; Stage Manager: Dan Sattler; Assistant Stage Mgr: John Friend
Music Contractor: Henry Topper
Asst. to the Choreographer: Fred Danielli; General Press Representative: Karl Bernstein; Press Representative: Mary March
Charley Wykeham
Mr. Spettigue
Sir Francis Chesney
Donna Lucia D'Alvadorez
Amy Spettigue
Kitty Verdun
Jack Chesney
Singer
Singer
Singer
Singer
Dancer
Singer
Reggie
 
Dancer
Dancer
Dancer
Dancer
Patricia
 
Dancer
Dancer
 
A Professor
Singer
Dancer
Singer
Singer
Wilkinson
Dancer
Photographer
Brassett
Dancer
Singer
Singer
Dancer
Dancer
Dancer
Singer
Dancer
Singer
Dancer
Understudies: James Bird (Photographer, Reggie), Douglas Deane (Charley Wykeham), Marie Foster (Amy Spettigue), Dan Gallagher (Sir Francis Chesney), James Lane (Mr. Spettigue), Cornell MacNeil (Jack Chesney), Betty Oakes (Kitty Verdun), Stowe Phelps (Brassett), Katharine Reeve (Donna Lucia D'Alvadorez) and Ernest Taylor (Wilkinson)

St. James Theatre (Oct 11, 1948 - Sep 09, 1950)

Musical Director: Edward Simons

Cast

Amy Spettigue
Amy Spettigue
Donna Lucia D'Alvadorez
Amy Spettigue
Jack Chesney
Singer
Dancer
Dancer
Kitty Verdun
Understudy: William Scully (Photographer, Reggie)
music by Frank Loesser; lyrics by Frank Loesser
Act 1
Sung By
The Years Before Us
Students
Better Get Out of Here
Charley Wykeham, Amy Spettigue, Kitty Verdun and Jack Chesney
The New Ashmolean Marching Society and Students' Conservatory Band
Jack Chesney, Amy Spettigue, Kitty Verdun, Dancer, Student and Young Ladies
My Darling, My Darling
Jack Chesney and Kitty Verdun
Make a Miracle
Charley Wykeham and Amy Spettigue
Serenade with Asides
Mr. Spettigue
Lovelier Than Ever
Donna Lucia D'Alvadorez, Sir Francis Chesney, Students and Young Ladies
The Woman in His Room
Amy Spettigue
Pernambuco
Charley Wykeham, Amy Spettigue and the "Pernambucans"
Act 2
Sung By
Where's Charley?
Jack Chesney, Singers, Students and Young Ladies
Once in Love with Amy
Charley Wykeham
The Gossips
Patricia, Dancer and Singers
At the Red Rose Cotillion
Jack Chesney, Kitty Verdun and Guests

Tony Award®

Best Actor (Musical)

1949 Winner
Ray Bolger

Theatre World

Award

1949 Recipient
Byron Palmer and Allyn Ann McLerie
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