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Ethel Barrymore Theatre, (12/25/1940 - 8/16/1941)
Shubert Theatre, (9/01/1941 - 10/21/1941)
St. James Theatre, (10/21/1941 - 11/29/1941)
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Opening Date: Dec 25, 1940    
Closing Date: Nov 29, 1941 Total Performances: 374

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A Musical Comedy in Two Acts
Setting: Chicago, in the late 1930s.



Production Staff
Produced by George Abbott
Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Book by John O'Hara; Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek
Staged by George Abbott; Choreographed by Robert Alton
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by John Koenig; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner
Company Manager: Sidney A. Harris
Stage Manager: Jerome Whyte; Assistant Stage Manager Edison Rice
Conducted by Harry S. Levant
Cast
Gene KellyJoey Evans
Vivienne SegalVera Simpson
Claire AndersonDancer
Adrian AnthonyDancer
Sondra BarrettThe Kid
Dancer
John BentonDancer
Jean CastoMelba Snyder
Milton ChisholmDancer
John ClarkeErnest
Alice CraigDancer
Janet DavisDancer
Louise de ForrestDancer
Stanley DonenAlbert Doane
Dancer
Clifford DunstanAssistant Hotel Manager
Jack DurantLudlow Lowell
Enez EarlyDancer
Leila ErnstLinda English
(Dec 25, 1940 - Aug 16, 1941)
Jane FraserTerry
Tilda GetzDancer
Charlene HarkinsDancer
Averell HarrisMax
June HavocGladys Bumps
Henning IrgensDancer
Van JohnsonVictor
Dancer
Frances KrellDancer
James LaneCommissioner O'Brien
Janet LavisDancer
Howard LedigDancer
June LeroyDancer
Michael MooreDancer
Amarilla MorrisValerie
Dancer
Robert J. MulliganMike Spears
Olive NicolsonDancer
Shirley PaigeSpecialty Dancer
Mildred PattersonDancer
Dorothy PoplarDancer
Nelson RaeThe Tenor
Edison RiceEscort
Albert RuizDancer
Diane SinclairAgnes
Dancer
Mildred SollyDancer
Dummy SpelvinWaiter
Jeanne TrybomDancer
Marie VannemanDancer
Jerry WhyteStagehand
Vincent YorkBriefcase
ACT 1 Sung By
You Mustn't Kick It AroundJoey Evans, Gladys Bumps, Agnes, The Kid, Chorus Girls and Waiters
I Could Write A BookJoey Evans and Linda English
ChicagoDancer and Chorus Girls
That Terrific RainbowGladys Bumps, Victor and Girls
Love Is My FriendVera Simpson
Happy Hunting HornJoey Evans, Terry, Chorus Girls and Boy Friends
Bewitched, Bothered, BewilderedVera Simpson
ACT 2 Sung By
The Flower Garden of My HeartGladys Bumps, The Tenor, Specialty Dancer and Ensemble
ZipMelba Snyder
Plant You Now, Dig You LaterLudlow Lowell, Gladys Bumps and Ensemble
In Our Little Den (of Iniquity)Vera Simpson and Joey Evans
Do It The Hard WayLudlow Lowell, Gladys Bumps, Dancer and Ensemble
Take HimVera Simpson, Linda English and Joey Evans
Bewitched, Bothered, Bewildered (Reprise) Vera Simpson
I Could Write A Book (Reprise) Joey Evans