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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 Astaire Frankie
Fred Astaire Jimmy Reeve
Allen Kearns Peter Thurston
William Kent Dugsie Gibbs
Victor Moore Herbert
Kay Annis Lady of the Ensemble
Winifred Beck Lady of the Ensemble
Marcia Bell Lady of the Ensemble
Vera Berg Lady of the Ensemble
Edwin Bidwell Gentleman of the Ensemble
Mildred Brower Lady of the Ensemble
Dowell Brown Gentleman of the Ensemble
Jean Carroll Lady of the Ensemble
Helen Clare Lady of the Ensemble
Austin Clark Gentleman of the Ensemble
Betty Compton Dora
William Cooper Gentleman of the Ensemble
Arthur Craig Gentleman of the Ensemble
Norman Curtis Gentleman of the Ensemble
Peggy Daubert Lady of the Ensemble
Dorothy Dawn Lady of the Ensemble
Eugene Day Gentleman of the Ensemble
Ann Ecklund Lady of the Ensemble
Adelyn Endore Lady of the Ensemble
Jack Fraley Gentleman of the Ensemble
Elsie Frank Lady of the Ensemble
Sherry Gale Lady of the Ensemble
Bob Gebhardt Gentleman of the Ensemble
Gloria Glennon Lady of the Ensemble
Ona Hamilton Lady of the Ensemble
Earl Hampton Chester
Edwin Hodge Hotel Clerk
Thomas Hodges Gentleman of the Ensemble
Alma Hookey Lady of the Ensemble
Paul Jensen Gentleman of the Ensemble
Dorothy Jordan Bell Hop
Lady of the Ensemble
Richard Keith Gentleman of the Ensemble
Adrienne Lampel Lady of the Ensemble
Helen Leslie Lady of the Ensemble
W.L. Mack Gentleman of the Ensemble
Ted MacLean Sergeant of Police
Lionel Maclyn Gentleman of the Ensemble
Frances Markey Lady of the Ensemble
Maxine Marshall Lady of the Ensemble
Tom Martin Gentleman of the Ensemble
Pauline Mason Lady of the Ensemble
Ethel Maye Lady of the Ensemble
Gertrude McDonald June
Estelle Mercier Lady of the Ensemble
Gordon Merrick Gentleman of the Ensemble
Lillian Michel Lady of the Ensemble
Walter Munroe Porter
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Jo Navarro Lady of the Ensemble
Elsie Neal Lady of the Ensemble
Richard Neely Gentleman of the Ensemble
Marie Otto Lady of the Ensemble
Ruth Penery Lady of the Ensemble
Boo Phelps Lady of the Ensemble
Edwin Preble Gentleman of the Ensemble
Peggy Quinn Lady of the Ensemble
Fritz Reinhard Gentleman of the Ensemble
Rita Romero Lady of the Ensemble
Ruth Sato Lady of the Ensemble
Marshall Scott Gentleman of the Ensemble
Marjorie Seltzer Lady of the Ensemble
Bobby Shutta Lady of the Ensemble
Sam Simpson Gentleman of the Ensemble
Ray Stilley Gentleman of the Ensemble
Marion Tierney Lady of the Ensemble
Billie Walker Lady of the Ensemble
Walter Wandell Gentleman of the Ensemble
Polly Williams Lady of the Ensemble
music by George Gershwin; lyrics by Ira Gershwin
ACT 1Sung By
Birthday Party Dora, June and Guests
Once Dugsie Gibbs, Dora and Ensemble
Funny Face Frankie and Jimmy Reeve
High Hat Jimmy Reeve and Boys
'S Wonderful Frankie and Peter Thurston
Let's Kiss and Make Up Frankie, Jimmy Reeve and Ensemble
Come Along, Let's Gamble Entire Company
ACT 2Sung By
In the Swim Girls
He Loves and She Loves Frankie and Peter Thurston
Tell the Doc Dugsie Gibbs and Girls
What Am I Going to Do? (Funny Face) Jimmy Reeve, June, Dora and Girls
Sing a Little Song Pianists, Ritz Quartette, and Boys
What Am I Going to Do? (Funny Face) (Reprise)Dora, June and Chorus
The Babbitt and the Bromide Frankie and Jimmy Reeve