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Funny Face   

 
Alvin Theatre, (11/22/1927 - 6/23/1928)
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Opening Date: Nov 22, 1927    
Closing Date: Jun 23, 1928 Total Performances: 244

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Jimmy Reeve's house, Peter Thurston's house. Lake Wapatog in New Jersey and Atlantic City



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Pingo Realty Company, Inc.; Theatre Leased by Arapin Realty Company, Inc.
Produced by Alex. A. Aarons and Vinton Freedley
Music by George Gershwin; Lyrics by Ira Gershwin; Book by Fred Thompson and Paul Gerard Smith; Musical Director: Alfred Newman
Staged by Edgar MacGregor; Dances and Ensembles by Bobby Connolly
Scenic Design by John Wenger; Costume Design by Kiviette
Company Manager: H.E. Bryant
Stage Manager: Sam Fischer; Assistant Stage Mgr: William Cooper
At the piano: Victor Arden and Phil Ohman
Press Representative: Karl N. Bernstein
Cast
Adele AstaireFrankie
Fred AstaireJimmy Reeve
Allen KearnsPeter Thurston
William KentDugsie Gibbs
Victor MooreHerbert
Kay AnnisLady of the Ensemble
Winifred BeckLady of the Ensemble
Marcia BellLady of the Ensemble
Vera BergLady of the Ensemble
Edwin BidwellGentleman of the Ensemble
Mildred BrowerLady of the Ensemble
Dowell BrownGentleman of the Ensemble
Jean CarrollLady of the Ensemble
Helen ClareLady of the Ensemble
Austin ClarkGentleman of the Ensemble
Betty ComptonDora
William CooperGentleman of the Ensemble
Arthur CraigGentleman of the Ensemble
Norman CurtisGentleman of the Ensemble
Peggy DaubertLady of the Ensemble
Dorothy DawnLady of the Ensemble
Eugene DayGentleman of the Ensemble
Ann EcklundLady of the Ensemble
Adelyn EndoreLady of the Ensemble
Jack FraleyGentleman of the Ensemble
Elsie FrankLady of the Ensemble
Sherry GaleLady of the Ensemble
Bob GebhardtGentleman of the Ensemble
Gloria GlennonLady of the Ensemble
Ona HamiltonLady of the Ensemble
Earl HamptonChester
Edwin HodgeHotel Clerk
Thomas HodgesGentleman of the Ensemble
Alma HookeyLady of the Ensemble
Paul JensenGentleman of the Ensemble
Dorothy JordanBell Hop
Lady of the Ensemble
Richard KeithGentleman of the Ensemble
Adrienne LampelLady of the Ensemble
Helen LeslieLady of the Ensemble
W.L. MackGentleman of the Ensemble
Ted MacLeanSergeant of Police
Lionel MaclynGentleman of the Ensemble
Frances MarkeyLady of the Ensemble
Maxine MarshallLady of the Ensemble
Tom MartinGentleman of the Ensemble
Pauline MasonLady of the Ensemble
Ethel MayeLady of the Ensemble
Gertrude McDonaldJune
Estelle MercierLady of the Ensemble
Gordon MerrickGentleman of the Ensemble
Lillian MichelLady of the Ensemble
Walter MunroePorter
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Jo NavarroLady of the Ensemble
Elsie NealLady of the Ensemble
Richard NeelyGentleman of the Ensemble
Marie OttoLady of the Ensemble
Ruth PeneryLady of the Ensemble
Boo PhelpsLady of the Ensemble
Edwin PrebleGentleman of the Ensemble
Peggy QuinnLady of the Ensemble
Fritz ReinhardGentleman of the Ensemble
Rita RomeroLady of the Ensemble
Ruth SatoLady of the Ensemble
Marshall ScottGentleman of the Ensemble
Marjorie SeltzerLady of the Ensemble
Bobby ShuttaLady of the Ensemble
Sam SimpsonGentleman of the Ensemble
Ray StilleyGentleman of the Ensemble
Marion TierneyLady of the Ensemble
Billie WalkerLady of the Ensemble
Walter WandellGentleman of the Ensemble
Polly WilliamsLady of the Ensemble
music by George Gershwin; lyrics by Ira Gershwin
ACT 1 Sung By
Birthday PartyDora, June and Guests
OnceDugsie Gibbs, Dora and Ensemble
Funny FaceFrankie and Jimmy Reeve
High HatJimmy Reeve and Boys
'S WonderfulFrankie and Peter Thurston
Let's Kiss and Make UpFrankie, Jimmy Reeve and Ensemble
Come Along, Let's GambleEntire Company
ACT 2 Sung By
In the SwimGirls
He Loves and She LovesFrankie and Peter Thurston
Tell the DocDugsie Gibbs and Girls
What Am I Going to Do? (Funny Face)Jimmy Reeve, June, Dora and Girls
Sing a Little SongPianists, Ritz Quartette, and Boys
What Am I Going to Do? (Funny Face) (Reprise) Dora, June and Chorus
The Babbitt and the BromideFrankie and Jimmy Reeve