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Wildcat   

Alvin Theatre, (12/16/1960 - 6/03/1961)
First Preview: Dec 14, 1960 Total Previews: 2
Opening Date: Dec 16, 1960    
Closing Date: Jun 03, 1961 Total Performances: 171

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Centavo City, a border town. 1912.
Comments: Wildcat was on hiatus from 2/5/1961 through 2/19/1961 during Lucille Ball's illness. The production was to take a 9-week hiatus after June 3rd, 1961 and re-open August 7, 1961; however by June 8th, 1961, the re-opening had been canceled.



Production Staff
Produced by Michael Kidd and N. Richard Nash
Book by N. Richard Nash; Music by Cy Coleman; Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh; Musical Director: John Morris; Dance and vocal arrangements by John Morris; Music arranged by Robert Ginzler and Sid Ramin; Music orchestrated by Robert Ginzler and Sid Ramin
Directed by Michael Kidd; Choreographed by Michael Kidd; Assistant Choreographer: Shelah Hackett
Scenic Design by Peter Larkin; Costume Design by Alvin Colt; Lighting Design by Charles Elson; Hair Design by Ronald De Mann
General Manager: Joseph Harris; Company Manager: Ira Bernstein
Production Stage Manager: Terence Little; Stage Manager: Arthur Rubin
Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson
Cast
Lucille Ball
Wildcat Jackson
(Dec 14, 1960 - May 24, 1961)
Keith Andes
Joe Dynamite
Paula Stewart
Jane Jackson
Ken Ayers
Barney
Singer
Robert Bakanic
Dancer
Barbara Beck
Dancer
Charles Braswell
Matt
Clifford David
Hank
Mel Davidson
Dancer
Howard Fischer
Sheriff Sam Gore
H. F. Green
Miguel
Lee Green
Singer
Penny Ann Green
Dancer
Valerie Harper
Dancer
Edith King
Countess Emily O'Brien
Lucia Lambert
Dancer
Al Lanti
Cisco
Ronald Lee
Dancer
Jan Leighton
Singer
Urylee Leonardos
Singer
Bill Linton
Corky
Jacqueline Maria
Dancer
Ray Mason
Sandy
Wendy Nickerson
Blonde
Dancer
Virginia Oswald
Singer
Frank Pietri
Dancer
Bill Richards
Postman
Dancer
Adriane Rogers
Dancer
Anthony Saverino
Luke
Singer
John Sharpe
Dancer
Jeanne Steel
Singer
Swen Swenson
Oney
Gerald Teijelo
Dancer
Don Tomkins
Sookie
Gene Varrone
Singer
Marsha Wagner
Inez
Dancer
Bill Walker
Tattoo
Understudies: Charles Braswell (Joe Dynamite), H. F. Green (Sheriff Sam Gore), Shelah Hackett (Wildcat Jackson), Jan Leighton (Sandy), Ralph Linn (Corky, Oney), Bill Linton (Hank, Sookie), Ray Mason (Matt, Tattoo), Virginia Oswald (Countess Emily O'Brien), Anthony Saverino (Miguel), John Sharpe (Cisco) and Jeanne Steel (Jane Jackson)
music by Cy Coleman; lyrics by Carolyn Leigh
ACT 1 Sung By
I Hear The People of Centavo City
Hey Look Me Over Wildcat Jackson and Jane Jackson
Wildcat Wildcat Jackson and Townspeople
You've Come Home Joe Dynamite
That's What I Want for Janie Wildcat Jackson
What Takes My Fancy Wildcat Jackson and Sookie
You're a Liar Wildcat Jackson and Joe Dynamite
One Day We Dance Hank and Jane Jackson
Give a Little Whistle and I'll Be There Wildcat Jackson, Joe Dynamite, the Crew and Townspeople
Tall Hope Tattoo, Oney, Sandy, Matt and the Crew
ACT 2 Sung By
Tippy Tippy Toes Wildcat Jackson and Countess Emily O'Brien
El Sombrero Wildcat Jackson, Cisco, Oney, the Crew and Townspeople
Corduroy Road Joe Dynamite, the Crew and Townspeople
You've Come Home (Reprise) Joe Dynamite
Finale Entire Company
   
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