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Pins and Needles   

 
Labor Stage Theatre, (11/27/1937 - Closing date unknown)
Windsor Theatre, ( - 6/22/1940)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Nov 27, 1937    
Closing Date: Jun 22, 1940 Total Performances: 1108

Category: Musical, Revue, Original, Broadway
Comments: Renamed "Pins and Needles 1939" and "Pins and Needles 1940" later in the run



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Labor Stage Inc.
Produced by Labor Stage Inc.; Presented by International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union
Original Production Staged by Charles Friedman
Music mostly by Harold J. Rome; Lyrics mostly by Harold J. Rome; Book by Arthur Arent, Marc Blitzstein, Emmanuel Eisenberg, Charles Friedman, David Gregory, Joseph Schrank, Arnold B. Horwitt, John Latouche and Harold J. Rome; Music arranged by George Davis and Baldwin Bergersen; Featuring songs with lyrics by Arthur Kramer, John La Touche, Arnold B. Horwitt and Charles Friedman; Featuring songs by Bernece Kazounoff
Dance Director: Gluck Sandor; Choreographed by Benjamin Zemach; Entire Production under the Direction of Robert H. Gordon; Special Numbers Staged by Felicia Sorel; Dances Directed by Adele Jerome
Scenic Design by S. Syrjala
Pianists: George Davis and Baldwin Bergersen
Press Representative: Lee Mason
Cast
Lydia AnnucciPerformer
Sol BabchinPerformer
Sadie BershadskyPrize Winner
Invited Guest
Mama
Mrs. Dalyrymple's Aunt
Anne BrownPrize Winner
Performer
Invited Guest
Miss Beamish
Mrs. Clubhouse
Mrs. Dalyrymple III
Gerald CameronStage Manager
Harry ClarkPerformer
Sam DratchBoss
Papa
The German Envoy
Al EbenMussolini
Performer
Third 100% American
Man with Carriage
The Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
Mr. Bureaucrash
Zitta EdinburghPerformer
Anthony FazioSinger
A Guard
Tillie FeldmanPerformer
Irene FoxPerformer
Sandra GelmanPerformer
Eugene GoldsteinPerformer
Hyman GoldsteinPerformer
Enzo GrassiPerformer
Nina HararyPerformer
Performer
Hattie HausdorfPerformer
Tony HeathBoy
Banker
Chamberlain
Lynne JaffeeInvited Guest
Girl
The Expert
Harry KadisonGeneral
Cop
Hyman KaplanPerformer
Rose KaufmanPrize Winner
Performer
Secretary
Passersby
Bella KinburnPerformer
Al LevyBoy
Performer
Bernadotte
Couple
Mrs. Dalyrymple's Nephew
May MartinPerformer
Murray ModickSpeaker
Performer
Union Man
Park Attendant
The Japanese Envoy
Mr. Stallalong
Japanese
Doorman
Betty MorrisonPerformer
Miriam MorrisonPerformer
Jean NewmanPerformer
Rose NewmarkPerformer
Olive PearmanPassersby
Performer
Grace QuatropaniPrize Winner
Invited Guest
Passersby
Singer
Girl
Joseph RothPerformer
Ruth RubinsteinPerformer
Performer
Fred SchmidtSchmaltz
Performer
Man on Bench
The Prime Minister
Retailer
A Storm Trooper
A Guard
Paul SeymourPerformer
Isaac SidesPerformer
Sidney SklarPerformer
Mae SpiegelPerformer
Beatty UretskyPerformer
Millie WeitzGirl
Invited Guest
Singer
Lena
music by Harold J. Rome; lyrics by Harold J. Rome
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
First ImpressionEntire Company
Why sing of Skies Above?Boys and Girls
Public Enemy No. 1Sung by Jean Nicita
The General is UnveiledGeneral, Speaker, Secretary and Invited Guests
Sunday in the ParkPapa, Mama, Boy, Girl, Cop, Balloon Man, Vendor, Couple, Man with Carriage, Lonesome Guy, Park Attendant, Radical, Man on Bench and Passersby
Dear Beatrice FairfaxSung by Millie Weitz
Britannia Waives the Rules
(music by Bernece Kazounoff; lyrics by John La Touche and Arnold B. Horwitt)
The Prime Minister, The Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, The Secretary of State for War, The First Lord of the Admiralty, The German Envoy, The Japanese Envoy and Miss Beamish
Men AwakeSingers and Dance Group
ACT 2 Sung By
Lorelei On the Rocks
(music by Bernece Kazounoff; lyrics by John La Touche)
Die Lorelei and A Storm Trooper
Lesson In EtiquetteThe Expert
What Good is Love?Sung by Grace Quatropani
One Big Union for TwoGirls and Boys
Vassar Girl Finds a JobSung by Millie Weitz
Four Little Angels of PeaceChamberlain, Mussolini, Japanese and Hitler
Slumming PartyMrs. Dalyrymple III, Mrs. Dalyrymple's Protege, Mrs. Dalyrymple's Nephew, Mrs. Dalyrymple's Aunt, Mrs. Dalyrymple's Uncle and Mrs. Dalyrymple's Chauffeur
We've Just Begun
(lyrics by Harold J. Rome and Charles Friedman)
Entire Company