Opening Date

May 10, 1960

Closing Date

Oct 14, 1961

MusicalComedyOriginalNational Tour

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

The credits for this production have not yet been completed or verified.
Setting
San Francisco's Chinatown. The Present.

Produced by Rodgers & Hammerstein; Produced in association with Joseph Fields
Book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joseph Fields; Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Based on the novel by C. Y. Lee; Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett; Dance arrangements by Luther Henderson, Jr.; Musical Director: Robert Stanley
Directed by Gene Kelly; Choreographed by Carol Haney
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Irene Sharaff; Lighting Design by Peggy Clark
General Manager: Morris Jacobs; Company Manager: Maurice Winters
Production Stage Manager: Ted Hammerstein; Stage Manager: Harry Clark; Assistant Stage Mgr: Elizabeth Caldwell
General Press Representative: Sam Stratton
Linda Low
Madam Liang
Mei-Li
Wang Ta
Helen Chao
Wang Chi Yang
Sammy Fong
Commodore Low
Dancing ensemble
Wang San
Dancing ensemble
Dr. Lu Fong
Dancing ensemble
Professor Cheng
Dancing ensemble
Dancing ensemble
Dancing ensemble
 
Madam Fong
Dancing ensemble
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Dancing ensemble
Dancing ensemble
Dancing ensemble
Night Club Singer
 
Dancing ensemble
Dancing ensemble
Dancing ensemble
Mr. Huan
the banker
Dr. Li
Dancing ensemble
Dancing ensemble
Mr. Lung
the tailor
Dancing ensemble
Dancing ensemble
Dancing ensemble
Dancing ensemble
Dancing ensemble
Child
Dancing ensemble
Dancing ensemble
Dancing ensemble
Dancing ensemble
Headwaiter
 
Dancing ensemble
Understudies: Khigh Dhiegh (Wang Chi Yang), Lucretia Gould (Madam Liang), Franceska Kae (Linda Low), Joy Kim (Helen Chao, Madam Fong), Jon Lee (Wang Ta), Chao Li (Mr. Lung, Mr. Huan), Harry Shaw Lowe (Dr. Lu Fong), Arno Selco (Wang San), Bill Sugihara (Sammy Fong), Maureen Tiongco (Mei-Li) and George Young (Commodore Low)

Cast

Madam Liang
Sammy Fong
Linda Low
Wang Ta
Sammy Fong
Mei-Li
Dancing ensemble
Dancing ensemble
Dancing ensemble
Dancing ensemble
Professor Cheng
 
Dr. Lu Fong
Mr. Huan
the banker
Dancing ensemble
Dancing ensemble
Dancing ensemble
Dancing ensemble
Dancing ensemble
Dancing ensemble
Dancing ensemble
Dancing ensemble
Understudies: Florence Ahn (Helen Chao), Wyley Hancock (Dr. Li), Alvin Ing (Wang Ta) and Chao Li (Wang Chi Yang)
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Engagement Dates

Theatre

City and State

Oct 02, 1961 - Oct 14, 1961
Cleveland, OH
Sep 25, 1961 - Sep 30, 1961
Hartford, CT
Sep 04, 1961 - Sep 09, 1961
Wilmington, DE
Jul 03, 1961 - Sep 02, 1961
Philadelphia, PA
Jun 19, 1961 - Jul 01, 1961
Pittsburgh, PA
Jun 05, 1961 - Jun 17, 1961
Toronto, ON
Jun 05, 1961 - Jun 17, 1961
Toronto, ON
May 22, 1961 - May 27, 1961
Indianapolis, IN
May 15, 1961 - May 20, 1961
Cincinnati, OH
May 08, 1961 - May 13, 1961
Milwaukee, WI
May 01, 1961 - May 06, 1961
St. Paul, MN
Apr 17, 1961 - Apr 22, 1961
Des Moines, IA
Nov 15, 1960 - Apr 15, 1961
Chicago, IL
Oct 31, 1960 - Nov 12, 1960
St. Louis, MO
Oct 07, 1960 - Oct 23, 1960
Dallas, TX
Aug 01, 1960 - Oct 01, 1960
San Francisco, CA
Jun 06, 1960 - Jul 29, 1960
Los Angeles, CA
May 10, 1960 - Jun 02, 1960
Detroit, MI