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Beat the Band   

46th Street Theatre, (10/14/1942 - 12/12/1942)
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Opening Date: Oct 14, 1942    
Closing Date: Dec 12, 1942 Total Performances: 67

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: A Theatrical Agents Office, The Terrace, The Apartment, A Corridor, the Savoy-Perkins Hotel in Washington D.C., and a Peach Orchard

Production Staff
Produced by George Abbott
Music by Johnny Green; Book by George Marion, Jr. and George Abbott; Lyrics by George Marion, Jr.; Music orchestrated by Don Walker
Directed by George Abbott; Choreographed by David Lichine
Scenic Design by Samuel Leve; Costume Design by Freddy Wittop
Evelyn Brooks
Band Girl
Ralph Bunker
Mr. Pirosch
Joan Caulfield
John Clarke
Hotel Owner
Brian Connaught
First Detective
Doris Dowling
Bell Girl
Dancing Girl
Cliff Dunstan
Hotel Manager
Toni Gilman
Willow Willoughby
Averell Harris
Don Domingo
Eunice Healey
Eunice Healy
Juanita Juarez
James Lane
Jerry Lester
Hugo Dillingham
Johnny Mack
Trumpet Player
Susan Miller
Marc Platt
Second Detective
Leonard Sues
Damon Dillingham's Band
Romo Vincent
Buster da Costa
Jack Whiting
Damon Dillingham
music by Johnny Green; lyrics by George Marion, Jr.
ACT 1 Sung By
Down Through the Agents Buster da Costa, Wiman Girls, Cole Porter Girls, Script Girls, Bistro Girls, Ballet Boys, Male Quartet and Saroyan Boy
Free, Cute and Size Fourteen Hugo Dillingham and Princess
Song of Two Islands Querida
Keep It Casual Damon Dillingham and Querida
Proud of You Damon Dillingham
Break It Up Buster da Costa and Damon Dillingham's Band
Let's Comb Beaches Damon Dillingham and Querida
America Loves a Band Querida, Damon Dillingham, Princess, Buster da Costa, Mamita, Hugo Dillingham, Ensemble and Damon Dillingham's Band
ACT 2 Sung By
The Afternoon of a Phoney Buster da Costa and Clients
Men Mamita and Querida
(The) Steam Is On the Beam Princess, Band Girl, Damon Dillingham, Buster da Costa, Drummer, Trumpet Player, Dancers, Damon Dillingham's Band and Ensemble
I'm Physical, You're Cultured Hugo Dillingham and Willow Willoughby
Every Other Heartbeat Querida, Damon Dillingham, Drummer and Singing Girls
The Four Freedoms-Calypso Mamita, Damon Dillingham, Hugo Dillingham, Buster da Costa and Entire Company