Opening Date

Sep 29, 1979

Closing Date

MusicalComedyOriginalNational Tour

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Setting
The State of Texas.

Produced by Universal Pictures
Book by Larry L. King and Peter Masterson; Music by Carol Hall; Lyrics by Carol Hall; Vocal arrangements by Robert Billig; Musical Director: Robert Billig
Directed by Peter Masterson and Tommy Tune; Musical Numbers Staged by Tommy Tune; Assistant Choreographer: Jerry Yoder
Scenic Design by Marjorie Kellogg; Costume Design by Gary Jones; Lighting Design by Beverly Emmons; Hair Styles by Michael Gottfried
General Manager: Jack Schlissel and Jay Kingwill; Company Manager: Jo Rosner
Production Stage Manager: Jack Welles; Stage Manager: Ric Barrett; Assistant Stage Mgr: Joe Gillie
Musical Supervisor: Robert Billig; Texas Tally Wacker (Piano, Bandleader): Mark Hummel; Texas Tally Wacker (Guitar): Bradley Clayton King; Texas Tally Wacker (Drums): Greg De Belles; Texas Tally Wacker (Steel Guitar): Lynn Frazier; Texas Tally Wacker (Fiddle): Jeremy C. Cohen; Texas Tally Wacker (Bass): Frank D. Wagner
General Press Representative: Jeffrey Richards Associates; Press Representative: Warren Knowlton; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne, Jeff Ash and Sandra Mandel; Dance Captain: Pamela Pilkenton; Photographer: Ilene Jones
Mona Stangley
Governor
 
Traveling Salesman
 
C. J. Scruggs
 
T.V. Announcer
 
Chip Brewster
Dawn
Girl at Miss Mona's
 
Angelette Imogene Charlene
 
Girl
Ginger
Girl at Miss Mona's
 
Melvin Thorpe Singer
 
Girl
 
Choir
 
Angelette
Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd
Melvin P. Thorpe
Doatsey Mae
 
Reporter #1
Edsel Mackey
Angel
Mayor Rufus Poindexter
 
Senator Wingwoah
Cowboy
 
Melvin Thorpe Singer
 
Aggie #79
 
Photographer
 
Reporter #2
 
Dance Specialty Alternate
Cowboy
 
Melvin Thorpe Singer
 
Aggie #3
Scandinavian Placekicker
Linda Lou
Girl at Miss Mona's
 
Girl
 
Angelette
Shy Kid
 
Stage Manager
 
Cameraman
 
Aggie #81
Specialty Dance
 
Reporter #3
Taddy Jo
Girl at Miss Mona's
 
Girl
 
Townsperson
 
Angelette
Cowboy
 
A Dogette
 
Aggie #44
 
Photographer
 
Governor's Aide
Slick Dude
 
Leroy Sliney
 
Co-Dog
 
Aggie #35
 
Photographer
Alternate Dancer
Choir
 
A Dogette
 
Aggie #64
 
Photographer
 
A Dogette
 
Aggie #23
Miss Wulla Jean
 
Beatrice
Girl at Miss Mona's
 
Girl
 
Melvin Thorpe Singer
 
Townsperson
 
2nd Alternate Angelette
Durla
Girl at Miss Mona's
 
Girl
 
Choir
 
Melvin Thorpe Singer
 
Townsperson
Ruby Rae
Girl at Miss Mona's
 
Girl
 
Melvin Thorpe Singer
 
Townsperson
 
Angelette
Choir
Farmer
 
A Dogette
 
Aggie #11
Alternate Dancer
Eloise
Girl at Miss Mona's
 
Girl
 
Townsperson
 
Angelette
Understudies: Mimi Bessette (Angel), Dolly Colby (Shy), Davis Gaines (Co-Dog, Melvin P. Thorpe), Roxie Lucas (Doatsey Mae, Jewel), Barbara Marineau (Miss Mona Stangley), Amy Miller (Ginger), Robert Moyer (Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd, Governor, Senator Wingwoah, C. J. Scruggs, Mayor Rufus Poindexter, T.V. Announcer), Andy Parker (Edsel Mackey, Narrator) and Karen Tamburrelli (Dawn, Linda Lou)

Cast

Governor
 
Traveling Salesman
 
C. J. Scruggs
 
T.V. Announcer
 
Chip Brewster
music by Carol Hall; lyrics by Carol Hall
Act 1
Sung By
Prologue
The Texas Tally Wackers
20 Fans
The Girls, the Cowboys, Farmer, Shy Kid, Miss Wulla Jean, Traveling Salesman, Slick Dude and Choir
A Lil Ole Bitty Pissant Country Place
Mona Stangley and the Girls
Girl You're a Woman
Mona Stangley, Shy, Jewel and the Girls
Watch Dog Theme
Dogettes
Texas Has a Whorehouse in It
Melvin P. Thorpe, the Melvin P. Thorpe Singers and Dogettes
Twenty-Four House of Lovin'
Jewel and the Girls
Watch Dog Theme (Reprise)
Dogettes
Texas Has a Whorehouse in It (Reprise)
Melvin P. Thorpe and Dogettes
Doatsey Mae
Doatsey Mae
Angelette March
Angelette Imogene Charlene and the Angelettes
The Aggie Song
The Aggies
Bus from Amarillo
Mona Stangley
Act 2
Sung By
The Sidestep
Governor, Governor's Aide, Senator Wingwoah, Reporter, Melvin P. Thorpe, Dogettes and Melvin P. Thorpe Singers
Lonely at the Top
Melvin P. Thorpe and Co-Dog
No Lies
Mona Stangley, Jewel and the Girls
Good Old Girl
Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd and the Aggies
Hard Candy Christmas
Angel, Linda Lou, Ginger, Dawn, Ruby Rae and Beatrice
Hard Candy Christmas (Reprise)
The Girls
Finale
The Company
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Dec 30, 1980 - Feb 01, 1981
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Nov 25, 1980 - Dec 14, 1980
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Sep 30, 1980 - Nov 22, 1980
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Aug 19, 1980 - Sep 28, 1980
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Aug 05, 1980 - Aug 16, 1980
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May 20, 1980 - Aug 03, 1980
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Mar 04, 1980 - May 18, 1980
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Jan 22, 1980 - Mar 02, 1980
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Jan 08, 1980 - Jan 20, 1980
Atlanta, GA
Dec 18, 1979 - Jan 06, 1980
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Nov 06, 1979 - Dec 16, 1979
Philadelphia, PA
Sep 29, 1979 - Nov 04, 1979
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