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Imperial Theatre, (10/29/1941 - 3/20/1943)
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Opening Date: Oct 29, 1941    
Closing Date: Mar 20, 1943 Total Performances: 547

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: The Alicia Allen Milk Farm on Long Island, Camp Roosevelt, Southampton, Mrs. Watson's house, The Hollyhock Inn.
Comments: Layoff from July 18 - August 17, 1942



Production Staff
Theatre Operated by the Select Operating Corporation
Produced by Vinton Freedley; Associate Producer: Richard Krakauer and W. Horace Schmidlapp
Book by Herbert Fields and Dorothy Fields; Music by Cole Porter; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Musical Director: Max Meth; Additional numbers by Sylvia Fine and Max Liebman; Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek, Donald J. Walker and Ted Royal; Vocal arrangements by Lyn Murray, Carley Mills and Edna Fox
Staged by Edgar MacGregor; Choreographed by Charles Walters
Scenic Design by Harry Horner; Costume Design by John Harkrider; Assistant to Mr. Horner: Carl Kent
Business Manager: Ralph Kravette
Stage Director: Harry Howell; Stage Manager: William Lilling; Technical Advisor: E. F. Kook
General Press Representative: Karl N. Bernstein; Associate Press Representative: Thomas Barrows
Cast
Danny KayeJerry Walker
Eve ArdenMaggie Watson
Henry AustinPhillip
a selectee
Benny BakerFrankie Burns
Jane BallAnn Todd
Sondra BarrettGuest
Marguerite BentonMadge Hall
Vocalist
Helen BlissHelen Marcy
Vocalist
Lois BoltonMrs. Fink
Sally BondAnother Maid
Guest
Tony CaridiJules
another selectee
Peggy CarrollGuest
Pamela CliffordGuest
Billy DanielMember of Dance Team
Garry DavisSelectee
William
Billie DeeGuest
George DemingSelectee
Helen DevlinDorothy Carlton
Margie EvansMrs. Wigglesworth
Nanette FabrayJean Blanchard
George FlorenceSelectee
Miriam FranklinSigana Earle
Guest
Joel FriendSelectee
Frank GheganSelectee
Tommy Gleason and His Royal GuardsPerformer
Marion HarveyMolly Wincor
Guest
Randolph HughesSelectee
Kalita HumphreysAnna
a maid
Mrs. Wiggins
Janice JoyceVocalist
Polly Lee
Fred Irving LewisJudge Henry Clay Pigeon
Pat LikelyGuest
William LillingMaster of Ceremonies
Peggy LittlejohnGuest
Joseph MacaulayJulian Watson
Edith MeiserCornelia Abigail Pigeon
Mickey MooreSelectee
Betty MoranGloria Gunther
a hostess at Service Club
Fred NayPrivate Walsh
Selectee
Sunnie O'DeaMuriel McGillicuddy
Mary ParkerMember of Dance Team
Mary Ann ParkerGuest
Dale PriestSelectee
Marilynn RandelsGuest
Houston RichardsLieutenant Wiggins
Jack RileySelectee
Renee RussellGuest
Lisa RutherfordVocalist
Jean ScottGuest
Zynaid SpencerGuest
James ToddGeorge Collister
Jean TrybomGuest
Edith TurgellGuest
Vivian VanceNancy Collister
Mary Jane WalshWinnie Potter
Beverly WhitneyMargaret Howard
Vocalist
Frances WilliamsVocalist
Jack WilliamsEddie Hilliard
Understudies: Carol Channing (Maggie Watson)
music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
Milk, Milk, MilkGuests at Milk Farm
A Lady Needs a RestMaggie Watson, Nancy Collister and Cornelia Abigail Pigeon
Jerry, My Soldier BoyWinnie Potter and Guests
Let's Face ItThe Royal Guards
FarmingJerry Walker, Frankie Burns, Eddie Hilliard, Muriel McGillicuddy, Jean Blanchard and Ensemble
Ev'rything I LoveJerry Walker and Winnie Potter
Ace in the HoleWinnie Potter, Muriel McGillicuddy, Jean Blanchard and Ensemble
You Irritate Me SoJean Blanchard and Eddie Hilliard
Baby GamesJerry Walker, Maggie Watson, Frankie Burns, Cornelia Abigail Pigeon, Nancy Collister and Eddie Hilliard
A Fairy Tale
(music by Sylvia Fine and Max Liebman; lyrics by Sylvia Fine and Max Liebman)
Jerry Walker
Rub Your LampWinnie Potter and Ensemble
Cuttin' a RugDance Team
ACT 2 Sung By
I've Got Some Unfinished Business With YouWinnie Potter, Jean Blanchard, Muriel McGillicuddy, Dorothy Carlton, Gloria Gunther (a hostess at Service Club), Julian Watson, George Collister and Judge Henry Clay Pigeon
Let's Not Talk About LoveJerry Walker and Maggie Watson
A Little Rumba NumbaMadge Hall and The Royal Guards
I Hate You, DarlingNancy Collister, George Collister, Winnie Potter and Jerry Walker
Melody in Four F
(music by Max Liebman and Sylvia Fine; lyrics by Max Liebman and Sylvia Fine)
Jerry Walker