Opening Date
Feb 14, 1979
Closing Date
Aug 12, 1979
1st Preview
Feb 08, 1979
1st Preview
Feb 08, 1979


ANTA Playhouse
(Feb 14, 1979 - Aug 12, 1979)

A musical in two acts

Mission Rest, Arizona; Black Top Canyon; The Bar "M" Ranch; the Wilderness; the Desert.

Managing Director, ANTA Theatre: Alfred De Liagre, Jr.
Book by William Anthony McGuire; Lyrics by Gus Kahn; Music by Walter Donaldson; Based on "The Nervous Wreck" by Owen Davis; Musical Director: Lynn Crigler; Music orchestrated by Russell Warner; Dance arrangements by Russell Warner
Directed by Frank Corsaro; Choreographed by Dan Siretta; Assistant Choreographer: Larry McMillan
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by David Toser; Lighting Design by Peter M. Ehrhardt; Sound Design by Warren E. Jenkins; Hair Design by Masarone
General Manager: Theatre Management Associates, Inc.; Company Manager: Alexander Holt
Production Supervisor: Ron Abbott; Production Stage Manager: John Bonanni; Stage Manager: John Beven; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jo-Ann Cifala
Music Research Consultant: Alfred Simon; Production Consultant: G. William Oakley; General Press Representative: Max Eisen; Press Representative: Irene Gandy and Francine L. Trevens; Dance Captain: Candy Darling; Photographer: Bert Andrews; Casting: Warren Pincus; Advertising: Fred Golden and Ash / LeDonne
Henry Williams
Judson Morgan
Sally Morgan
Jerome Underwood
Chester Underwood
Harriet Underwood
Black Eagle
Andy Nab
Sheriff Bob Wells
Mary Custer
Ensemble Alternate
Ensemble Alternate
Jim Carson
Red Buffalo
Leslie Daw
Standby: Steven Gelfer (Henry Williams)
Understudies: Robin Black (Sally Morgan), Candy Darling (Mary Custer), Paul M. Elkin (Wanenis), Al Micacchion (Sheriff Bob Wells), Rick Pessagno (Chester Underwood, Andy Nab), Bill Rowley (Judson Morgan, Jerome Underwood), Brent Saunders (Black Eagle, Mort) and Susan Stroman (Harriet Underwood)

ANTA Playhouse (Feb 14, 1979 - Aug 12, 1979)

Musical Conductor: Keith Hermann


Mary Custer
Chester Underwood
Sheriff Bob Wells
Ensemble Alternate
Standby: Tommy Breslin (Henry Williams)
Understudies: Spring Fairbank (Mary Custer, Harriet Underwood), Sophie Schwab (Sally Morgan) and Christopher Wynkoop (Black Eagle, Mort, Judson Morgan, Andy Nab)
music by Walter Donaldson; lyrics by Gus Kahn
Act 1
Sung By
Let's All Make Whoopee Tonight
Makin' Whoopee
Henry Williams and Bridesmaids
I'm Bringing a Red, Red Rose
Go Get 'Im
Sheriff Bob Wells and Ensemble
Until You Get Somebody Else
Henry Williams and Sally Morgan
Go Get 'Im (Reprise)
Sheriff Bob Wells and Ensemble
Love Me or Leave Me
Mary Custer and Henry Williams
My Baby Just Cares For Me
Henry Williams and Ensemble
Go Get 'Im (finaletto)
Sheriff Bob Wells and Ensemble
Act 2
Sung By
Out of the Dawn
Wanenis and Sally Morgan
The Tapahoe Tap
Indian Ensemble
Reaching for Someone
Sheriff Bob Wells
Harriet Underwood
Yes, Sir, That's My Baby
Henry Williams and Ensemble
Makin' Whoopee
Henry Williams and Company

Tony Award®


Best Choreography

1979 Nominee
Choreographed by Dan Siretta

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