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Let's Face It!   

 
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 Kaye Jerry Walker
Eve Arden Maggie Watson
Henry Austin Phillip
a selectee
Benny Baker Frankie Burns
Jane Ball Ann Todd
Sondra Barrett Guest
Marguerite Benton Madge Hall
Vocalist
Helen Bliss Helen Marcy
Vocalist
Lois Bolton Mrs. Fink
Sally Bond Another Maid
Guest
Tony Caridi Jules
another selectee
Peggy Carroll Guest
Pamela Clifford Guest
Billy Daniel Member of Dance Team
Garry Davis Selectee
William
Billie Dee Guest
George Deming Selectee
Helen Devlin Dorothy Carlton
Margie Evans Mrs. Wigglesworth
Nanette Fabray Jean Blanchard
George Florence Selectee
Miriam Franklin Sigana Earle
Guest
Joel Friend Selectee
Frank Ghegan Selectee
Tommy Gleason and His Royal Guards Performer
Marion Harvey Molly Wincor
Guest
Randolph Hughes Selectee
Kalita Humphreys Anna
a maid
Mrs. Wiggins
Janice Joyce Vocalist
Polly Lee
Fred Irving Lewis Judge Henry Clay Pigeon
Pat Likely Guest
William Lilling Master of Ceremonies
Peggy Littlejohn Guest
Joseph Macaulay Julian Watson
Edith Meiser Cornelia Abigail Pigeon
Mickey Moore Selectee
Betty Moran Gloria Gunther
a hostess at Service Club
Fred Nay Private Walsh
Selectee
Sunnie O'Dea Muriel McGillicuddy
Mary Parker Member of Dance Team
Mary Ann Parker Guest
Dale Priest Selectee
Marilynn Randels Guest
Houston Richards Lieutenant Wiggins
Jack Riley Selectee
Renee Russell Guest
Lisa Rutherford Vocalist
Jean Scott Guest
Zynaid Spencer Guest
James Todd George Collister
Jean Trybom Guest
Edith Turgell Guest
Vivian Vance Nancy Collister
Mary Jane Walsh Winnie Potter
Beverly Whitney Margaret Howard
Vocalist
Frances Williams Vocalist
Jack Williams Eddie Hilliard
Understudy: Carol Channing (Maggie Watson)
music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

ACT 1Sung By
Milk, Milk, Milk Guests at Milk Farm
A Lady Needs a Rest Maggie Watson, Nancy Collister and Cornelia Abigail Pigeon
Jerry, My Soldier Boy Winnie Potter and Guests
Let's Face It The Royal Guards
Farming Jerry Walker, Frankie Burns, Eddie Hilliard, Muriel McGillicuddy, Jean Blanchard and Ensemble
Ev'rything I Love Jerry Walker and Winnie Potter
Ace in the Hole Winnie Potter, Muriel McGillicuddy, Jean Blanchard and Ensemble
You Irritate Me So Jean Blanchard and Eddie Hilliard
Baby Games Jerry 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 Lamp Winnie Potter and Ensemble
Cuttin' a Rug Dance Team
ACT 2Sung By
I've Got Some Unfinished Business With You Winnie 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 Love Jerry Walker and Maggie Watson
A Little Rumba Numba Madge Hall and The Royal Guards
I Hate You, Darling Nancy 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