MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 16, 1960
Closing Date
Jun 03, 1961
1st Preview
Dec 14, 1960
1st Preview
Dec 14, 1960
Previews
2
Performances
171
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

The credits for this production have not yet been completed or verified.
Theatres
Alvin Theatre
(Dec 16, 1960 - Jun 03, 1961)

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.

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
Wildcat Jackson
Dec 14, 1960 - May 24, 1961
Joe Dynamite
Jane Jackson
Barney
 
Singer
Dancer
Dancer
Sheriff Sam Gore
Miguel
Singer
Countess Emily O'Brien
Dancer
Cisco
Dancer
Singer
Corky
Sandy
 
Dancer
Dancer
Postman
 
Dancer
 
Singer
Dancer
Singer
Sookie
Singer
 
Dancer
Tattoo
Understudies: Charles Braswell (Joe Dynamite), H. F. Green (Sheriff Sam Gore), Shelah Hackett (Wildcat Jackson), Jan Leighton (Sandy), Ralph Linn (Oney, Corky), Bill Linton (Sookie, Hank), Ray Mason (Matt, Tattoo), Virginia Oswald (Countess Emily O'Brien), Anthony Saverino (Miguel), John Sharpe (Cisco) and Jeanne Steel (Jane Jackson)

Alvin Theatre (Dec 16, 1960 - Jun 03, 1961)

Cast

Matt
Wildcat Jackson
May 24, 1961 - Jun 03, 1961
Standby: Betty Jane Watson (Wildcat 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 (song cut after opening night)
Wildcat Jackson and Townspeople
You've Come Home
Joe Dynamite
That's What I Want for Janie (song cut after opening night)
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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