Opening Date

Nov 17, 1980

Closing Date

MusicalComedyOriginalNational Tour

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Setting
The State of Texas in the Fall of 1973.

Produced by Stevie Phillips; Produced in association with Universal Pictures; Associate Producer: Bonnie Champion and Danny Kreitzberg
Book by Larry L. King and Peter Masterson; Music by Carol Hall; Lyrics by Carol Hall; Musical Director: Guy Strobel
Directed by Peter Masterson and Tommy Tune; Musical Numbers Staged by Tommy Tune; Associate Choreographer: Thommie Walsh
Costume Design by Ann Roth; Scenic Design by Lawrence Miller; Lighting Design by Beverly Emmons; Sound Design by Abe Jacob; Hair and Wig Design by Lamara Jackson; Associate Lighting Design: Toni Goldin
General Manager: American Theatre Productions, Inc.; Company Manager: Peter H. Russell
Production Supervisor: Paul Phillips; Production Stage Manager: Michael J. Frank and Michael J. Frank; Stage Manager: Grant Brown; Assistant Stage Mgr: Marian Reed
Band Leader: Ernie Reed; Fiddle: Ernie Reed; Bass: Jamie Hines; Piano: George Groehsl; Drums: Ed Payton; Steel Guitar: Jim Loesbberg
Personal Assistant to Ann Roth: Neil J. Spisak
General Production Press Representatives: Jeffrey Richards Associates; Production Press Representative: Fred Weterick; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne; Dance Captain: Mitzi Maxwell
Slick Dude
 
Soundman
 
Aggie #42
Specialty Dance
 
Photographer
 
Reporter #3
 
Trick Rope Spinner
Cowboy
 
A Dogette
 
Melvin Thorpe Singer
 
Aggie #25
 
Choir
Leroy Sliney
 
A Dogette
 
Melvin Thorpe Singer
 
Aggie #35
 
Photographer
 
Choir
Doatsey Mae
 
Melvin Thorpe Singer
 
Reporter #1
 
Choir
Ginger
Girl at Miss Mona's
 
Townsperson
 
Girl
 
Angelette
Eloise
Girl at Miss Mona's
 
Melvin Thorpe Singer
 
Choir
 
Townsperson
Melvin P. Thorpe
 
Chip Brewster
 
Farmer
Beatrice
Girl at Miss Mona's
 
Choir
 
Melvin Thorpe Singer
 
Townsperson
 
Angelette
Ruby Rae
Girl at Miss Mona's
 
Girl
 
Melvin Thorpe Singer
 
Townsperson
 
Angelette
Mayor Rufus Poindexter
 
Senator Wingwoah
T.V. Announcer
Linda Lou
Girl at Miss Mona's
 
Girl
 
Townsperson
 
Angelette
Alternate Dancer
Mona Stangley
Shy Kid
 
Melvin Thorpe Singer
 
A Dogette
 
Aggie #48
 
Photographer
Edsel the Fiddler
Miss Wulla Jean
Choir
 
Melvin Thorpe Singer
 
Cameraman
 
Aggie #50
 
Photographer
 
Reporter #2
Cowboy
 
Choir
 
A Dogette
 
Melvin Thorpe Singer
 
Aggie #61
 
Texas Ranger
Dawn
Girl at Miss Mona's
 
Girl
 
Angelette
Cowboy
 
Stage Manager
 
Aggie #3
Scandinavian Placekicker
 
Reporter #4
 
Choir
Alternate Dancer
Choir
 
Townsperson
 
Aggie #28
 
Texas Ranger
 
Angelette Imogene Charlene
C. J. Scruggs
 
Governor
 
Traveling Salesman
Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd
Understudies: Joel Anderson (C. J. Scruggs), Alan Bruun (Melvin P. Thorpe, Chip Brewster), Jan Buttram (Miss Mona Stangley), Marcia-Anne Dobres (Ginger), Kristie Hannum (Shy), Susan Hartley (Angel), Page Johnson (Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd), Wendy Laws (Jewel), Mitzi Maxwell (Doatsey Mae), William Ryall (Senator Wingwoah, Mayor Rufus Poindexter), Gena Scriva (Angelette Imogene Charlene) and Guy Strobel (Edsel the Fiddler, Governor)
Musical Director: Bob Sweat
Company Manager: Alan Ross Kosher and L. Liberatore
Production Stage Manager: Scott W. Glenn (Feb 09, 1982 - Jun 27, 1982); Stage Manager: Larry Smith; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jacqueline Lowe
Production Music Supervisor: Robert Billig; Steel Guitar: Whitney Eisenwinter; Piano: Bob Sweat; Production Musical Contractor: Gene Citronbaum

Cast

Melvin P. Thorpe
 
Chip Brewster
 
Farmer
Traveling Salesman
 
C. J. Scruggs
 
Senator Wingwoah
Slick Dude
 
Aggie #42
Specialty Dance
 
Choir
Cowboy
 
Choir
 
Aggie #3
Scandinavian Placekicker
 
Reporter #4
 
Alternate Dancer
Edsel the Fiddler
Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd
Shy Kid
 
A Dogette
 
Melvin Thorpe Singer
 
Aggie #48
 
Photographer
Eloise
Girl at Miss Mona's
 
Melvin Thorpe Singer
 
Angelette
 
Choir
Mona Stangley
Ruby Rae
Girl at Miss Mona's
 
Girl
 
Melvin Thorpe Singer
 
Angelette
Linda Lou
Girl at Miss Mona's
 
Angelette
 
Choir
Mayor Rufus Poindexter
 
Governor
Shy Kid
 
Soundman
 
Aggie #48
 
Photographer
Melvin Thorpe Singer
 
Choir
 
A Dogette
 
Leroy Sliney
 
Aggie #35
 
Texas Ranger
Mayor Rufus Poindexter
Governor
 
Choir
 
Melvin Thorpe Singer
 
Choir
 
A Dogette
Aggie
 
Melvin Thorpe Singer
 
Choir
Understudies: Marcia-Anne Dobres (Angelette), Marian Reed (Angelette), Mark Reina (Governor), William Ryall (Specialty Dance) and Vincent Vogt (Edsel the Fiddler)
music by Carol Hall; lyrics by Carol Hall
Act 1
Sung By
Prologue
The Bandera Regulars
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
Act 2
Sung By
The Sidestep
Governor, Texas Rangers, Senator Wingwoah, the Reporters, Melvin P. Thorpe, Dogettes and Melvin P. Thorpe Singers
No Lies
Mona Stangley, Jewel and the Girls
Good Old Girl
Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd and the Aggies
Hard Candy Christmas
Mona Stangley, Angel, Shy and the Girls
Hard Candy Christmas (Reprise)
The Girls
Bus from Amarillo
Mona Stangley
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Jun 22, 1982 - Jun 27, 1982
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Jun 08, 1982 - Jun 20, 1982
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Mar 10, 1982 - Mar 11, 1982
Hartford, CT
Mar 08, 1982 - Mar 08, 1982
Burlington, VT
Feb 11, 1982 - Feb 11, 1982
Tallahassee, FL
Jan 18, 1982 - Jan 24, 1982
Indianapolis, IN
Dec 29, 1981 - Jan 03, 1982
Hamilton, ON
Nov 30, 1981 - Dec 19, 1981
Toronto, ON
Nov 30, 1981 - Dec 19, 1981
Toronto, ON
Nov 24, 1981 - Nov 29, 1981
Montreal, QC
Nov 04, 1981 - Nov 08, 1981
Birmingham, AL
Oct 29, 1981 - Nov 01, 1981
Austin, TX
Oct 24, 1981 - Oct 25, 1981
Tyler, TX
Oct 22, 1981 - Oct 23, 1981
Monroe, LA
Oct 20, 1981 - Oct 21, 1981
Jackson, MS
Oct 01, 1981 - Oct 04, 1981
Abilene, TX
Sep 28, 1981 - Sep 30, 1981
Lubbock, TX
Sep 22, 1981 - Sep 27, 1981
El Paso, TX
Sep 08, 1981 - Sep 13, 1981
Sacramento, CA
Sep 03, 1981 - Sep 05, 1981
Spokane, WA
Sep 01, 1981 - Sep 02, 1981
Yakima, WA
Aug 18, 1981 - Aug 30, 1981
Seattle, WA
Aug 11, 1981 - Aug 16, 1981
Vancouver, BC
Jul 27, 1981 - Aug 09, 1981
Portland, OR
Jul 14, 1981 - Jul 26, 1981
San Jose, CA
Jun 30, 1981 - Jul 12, 1981
Long Beach, CA
Jun 25, 1981 - Jun 27, 1981
Wichita Falls, TX
Jun 22, 1981 - Jun 24, 1981
Amarillo, TX
Jun 16, 1981 - Jun 21, 1981
Tulsa, OK
Jun 02, 1981 - Jun 14, 1981
New Orleans, LA
May 26, 1981 - May 31, 1981
Nashville, TN
May 05, 1981 - May 23, 1981
Philadelphia, PA
May 01, 1981 - May 03, 1981
Schenectady, NY
Apr 28, 1981 - Apr 30, 1981
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Apr 23, 1981 - Apr 25, 1981
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Apr 21, 1981 - Apr 22, 1981
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Apr 07, 1981 - Apr 12, 1981
Buffalo, NY
Apr 02, 1981 - Apr 05, 1981
Toledo, OH
Mar 31, 1981 - Apr 01, 1981
Akron, OH
Mar 17, 1981 - Mar 29, 1981
Columbus, OH
Mar 03, 1981 - Mar 15, 1981
Cincinnati, OH
Feb 03, 1981 - Feb 15, 1981
Norfolk, VA
Jan 06, 1981 - Jan 25, 1981
Baltimore, MD
Dec 16, 1980 - Jan 04, 1981
Washington, DC
Dec 02, 1980 - Dec 14, 1980
Pittsburgh, PA
Nov 17, 1980 - Nov 29, 1980
Wilmington, DE