Opening Date

Mar 29, 1961

Closing Date

Dec 09, 1961

MusicalDramaOriginalNational Tour

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Setting
Various cities throughout the U.S. From the 1920s to the 1930s.

Comments
At this production's first performance of its Los Angeles engagement at the Biltmore Theatre (Monday, October 2, 1961), the show's composer, Jule Styne, conducted the orchestra.

Produced by David Merrick and Leland Hayward
Book by Arthur Laurents; Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Suggested by the Memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee; Music orchestrated by Sid Ramin and Robert Ginzler; Dance arrangements by John Kander; Additional Dance Music by Betty Walberg; Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock
Entire Production Directed and Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Raoul Pene DuBois; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Hair Styles by Ernest Adler
General Manager: Jack Schlissel; Company Manager: Richard Grayson
Production Stage Manager: Leonard Patrick; Stage Manager: Kathleen A. Sullivan; Assistant Stage Mgr: Moose Peting and Ralph Longley
Conducted by Milton Rosenstock
General Press Representative: Frank Goodman and Ben Washer; Press Representative: Allan Cameron Dalzell
Herbie
Mar 29, 1961 - Apr 01, 1961
Newsboy
Pastey
Farm Boy
 
Phil
 
Farm Boy
 
Farm Boy
Balloon Girl
Tessie Tura
Dolores
Mazeppa
Mar 29, 1961 - Apr 1961
Farm Boy
Newsboy
Kringelein
 
Cigar
Yonkers
 
Farm Boy
Farm Boy
Showgirl
Newsboy
Marjorie May
 
Farm Boy
Baby Louise
Uncle Jocko
 
Mr. Goldstone
Agnes
Showgirl
Clarence (and his classic clarinet)
 
Newsboy
Electra
 
Maid
Baby June
Hawaiian Girl
Thelma
Showgirl
Miss Cratchitt
 
Showgirl
George
 
Cow
 
Bougeron-Cochon
Understudies: Leon Benedict (Kringelein, Mr. Goldstone, Uncle Jocko, Cigar), Patty Brownell (Baby Louise), Betty Bruce (Rose), William Bush (Weber, Phil), Dina Claire (Agnes), Fred Grades (Boy Dancers), Barry Kemp (Clarence (and his classic clarinet)), Loney Lewis (Pop), Marc Maskin (Tulsa, Pastey), Moose Peting (George), Alice Playten (Baby June), Lois Roberts (Louise), Judy Thelen (June), Ellen Travolta (Miss Cratchitt), Susan Willis (Tessie Tura, Mazeppa, Electra) and George Zima (Yonkers, L.A., Angie)
Conducted by Jule Styne (Oct 02, 1961 - Oct 02, 1961)

Cast

Herbie
Apr 03, 1961 - Dec 09, 1961
Mazeppa
Apr 1961 - May 1961
Pastey
Mazeppa
May 1961 - Dec 09, 1961
music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Act 1
Sung By
May We Entertain You
Baby June and Baby Louise
Some People
Rose
Small World
Rose and Herbie
Mr. Goldstone, I Love You
Rose and Ensemble
Little Lamb
Louise
You'll Never Get Away From Me
Rose and Herbie
If Momma Was Married
Louise and June
All I Need Is the Girl
Tulsa and Louise
Everything's Coming Up Roses
Rose
Act 2
Sung By
Madame Rose's Toreadorables
Louise and The Hollywood Blondes
Together, Wherever We Go
Rose, Louise and Herbie
You Gotta Get a Gimmick
Tessie Tura, Mazeppa and Electra
Small World (Reprise)
Rose
Let Me Entertain You
Louise and Company
Rose's Turn
Rose
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Engagement Dates

Theatre

City and State

Nov 29, 1961 - Dec 09, 1961
St. Louis, MO
Oct 02, 1961 - Nov 25, 1961
Los Angeles, CA
Aug 07, 1961 - Sep 30, 1961
San Francisco, CA
May 29, 1961 - Aug 03, 1961
Chicago, IL
May 15, 1961 - May 27, 1961
Toronto, ON
May 15, 1961 - May 27, 1961
Toronto, ON
Apr 24, 1961 - May 13, 1961
Boston, MA
Apr 03, 1961 - Apr 15, 1961
Detroit, MI
Mar 29, 1961 - Apr 01, 1961
Rochester, NY