Opening Date

Dec 21, 1981

Closing Date

Jun 19, 1982

MusicalOriginalNational Tour

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Setting
The Pacific Northwest in the 1850s.

Comments
This touring production came to Broadway, opening on July 8, 1982 at the Alvin Theatre.

Produced by Kaslan Productions, Inc.; Associate Producer: Martin Gould and Bernard Hodes
Book by Lawrence Kasha and David Landay; Music by Gene de Paul; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer; New Songs by Joel Hirschhorn and Al Kasha; Based on the MGM Film and "The Sobbin' Women" by Stephen Vincent Benet; Music orchestrated by Irwin Kostal; Dance arrangements by Robert Webb; Musical Director: Richard Parrinello
Directed by Lawrence Kasha; Choreography and Musical Staging by Jerry Jackson
Scenic Design by Robert Randolph; Costume Design by Robert Fletcher; Lighting Design by Robert Randolph; Sound Design by Abe Jacob; Hair Design by Rick Burns and Juan Rodriguez
Production Stage Manager: Larry Dean; Stage Manager: Jack Ritschel and Polly Wood
Assistant Conductor: Jerry Sternbach
Press Representative: Barbara Carroll and David Powers
Milly
Alice
Gideon
Mrs. McClane
 
Preacher's Wife
 
Townsperson
Daniel
Townsperson
Mr. Bixby
 
Townsperson
Benjamin
Mr. Perkins
 
Townsperson
 
Townsperson
 
Townsperson
Sarah
Townsperson
Matt
 
Townsperson
Ruth
Townsperson
Preacher
 
Townsperson
Townsperson
Townsperson
Mrs. Perkins
 
Townsperson
Carl
 
Townsperson
 
Townsperson
Townsperson
Caleb
 
Townsperson
Understudies: Jeanne Bates (Mrs. Perkins), Cheryl Crandall (Milly), Fred Curt (Preacher), Gino Gaudio (Adam), Russell Giesenschlag (Gideon), James Horvath (Caleb), Marylou Hume (Bride), Gary Moss (Daniel), David Pavlosky (Suitor), Jack Ritschel (Mr. Bixby, Mr. Perkins), Conley Schnaterbeck (Suitor), Sam Singhaus (Suitor), Katherine Somers (Bride, Mrs. McClane), Don Steffy (Benjamin), Clark Sterling (Ephraim), Stephanie Stromer (Bride) and Kurtis Woodruff (Frank)
music by Gene de Paul; lyrics by Johnny Mercer
(Unless otherwise noted)
Act 1
Sung By
Get a Wife
Bless Your Beautiful Bride
Wonderful, Wonderful Day
Milly and Brides
I Married Seven Brothers
Goin' Courting
Milly and Brothers
Social Dance
Milly, Adam, Brides, Brothers, Sutiors and Townspeople
Love Never Goes Away
(music by Joel Hirschhorn and Al Kasha; lyrics by Joel Hirschhorn and Al Kasha)
Adam, Milly and Gideon
Sobbin' Women
Adam and Brothers
Act 2
Sung By
A Woman Ought to Know Her Place
(music by Joel Hirschhorn and Al Kasha; lyrics by Joel Hirschhorn and Al Kasha)
Adam
We Gotta Make It Through the Winter
(music by Joel Hirschhorn and Al Kasha; lyrics by Joel Hirschhorn and Al Kasha)
Brothers
It's Up to Us
Spring Dance
(music by Joel Hirschhorn and Al Kasha; lyrics by Joel Hirschhorn and Al Kasha)
Brides and Brothers
Glad That You Were Born
(music by Joel Hirschhorn and Al Kasha; lyrics by Joel Hirschhorn and Al Kasha)
Milly, Brides and Brothers
Wedding Dance
Milly, Adam, Brides, Brothers and Townspeople
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May 04, 1982 - Jun 19, 1982
Los Angeles, CA
Apr 15, 1982 - May 01, 1982
San Francisco, CA
Mar 03, 1982 - Apr 11, 1982
Detroit, MI
Feb 04, 1982 - Feb 28, 1982
Chicago, IL
Jan 06, 1982 - Jan 31, 1982
Seattle, WA
Dec 21, 1981 - Jan 02, 1982
San Diego, CA