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Sons o' Fun   

 
Winter Garden Theatre, (12/01/1941 - 3/29/1943)
46th Street Theatre, (3/29/1943 - 8/29/1943)
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Opening Date: Dec 01, 1941    
Closing Date: Aug 29, 1943 Total Performances: 742

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revue, Original, Broadway
Description: A vaudeville revue in two acts



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Trebuhs Realty Co., Inc.
Produced by Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.)
Music by Jack Yellen and Sam E. Fain; Book by Ole Olsen, Chic Johnson and Hal Block; Lyrics by Sam E. Fain and Jack Yellen; Interpolated dance music composed by Will Irwin; "La Cancion de las Flores" composed by Silvio Masciarelli; Additional music by Jay Levison and Ray Evans; Vocal arrangements by Pembroke Davenport; Music orchestrated by Domenico Savino; Music arranged by Domenico Savino and Charles C. Cooke; Musical Director: John McManus
Directed by Edward Duryea Dowling; Choreographed by Robert Alton; Production Supervised by Harry Kaufman
Scenic Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Technical advisor to Mr. du Bois: Albert A. Ostrander; Assistant to Mr. du Bois: Mary Grant and Joseph Fretwell III; Lighting Design by Edward Duryea Dowling
Company Manager: Lawrence Shubert Lawrence, Jr.
Stage Director: Dennis Murray; Stage Manager: Milton Stern; Assistant Stage Mgr: Donald Irving Green
Assistant to Mr. Dowling: Milton Stern; Assistant to Mr. Kaufman: Archie Thomson; Assistant to Mr. Alton: Roy Dodge; General Press Representative: C. P. Greneker; Assistant Press Representative: Joe Flynn
Cast
Al AnthonyEnsemble
Antonio"Los Chavalillos" Performer
Gypsy
Manuelo
Joan BakerEnsemble
Biltmorette
Tony BarrettEnsemble
Ben BeriPrincipal
Joe Besser"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
"A Quiet Night In The Country" Performer
Rookie
Induction Center
"Some More Fun In One" Performer
Cowboy Joe
"'Hellzapoppin' Night in Buckeye, Arizona
"Those Umbrella Men" Performer
Blackburn TwinsJiver
It's A New Kind Of Thing
"Happy In Love" Performer
Margot BranderSoloist
Moment Musicale
Trudy Burke"Finale" Singer
Ensemble
Carter & BowiePrincipal
Milton Charleston"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
"More Fun In One" Performer
Navy Man
Induction Center
"Some More Fun In One" Performer
Black Mike
"'Hellzapoppin' Night in Buckeye, Arizona
Phil ClavadetscherEnsemble
Richard Craig"More Fun In One" Performer
"Finale" Singer
Gloria Crystal"Some More Fun In One" Performer
Crystal Twins"Happy In Love" Performer
Ronda DaleEnsemble
Ernie D'Amato"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
Valet
Moment Musicale
Eddie DavisAttendant
The Joke's On Us
"Happy In Love" Performer
Shannon DeanJiver
It's A New Kind Of Thing
Divorcee
Meditation
"Happy In Love" Performer
Madame La Rue
It's a Mighty Fine Country We have Here
Ensemble
Bruce EvansScrubladies
The Joke's On Us
"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
Georgia FrancisEnsemble
Margaret GairaudEnsemble
Al Ganz"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
Pitchman
Don GautierScrubladies
The Joke's On Us
"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
Porthole
Porthole and Poopdeck
Paw
It's a Mighty Fine Country We have Here
Amelia GentryEnsemble
H. Magna & SprengerPrincipal
William HawleyEnsemble
John Howes"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
Barbara HullEnsemble
Henning IrgensEnsemble
Edna IsenburgBiltmorette
Catherine JohnsonLena
Fun In One
"More Fun In One" Performer
"Some More Fun In One" Performer
"Lena" Performer
Chic Johnson"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
"A Quiet Night In The Country" Performer
Dumbo
Meditation
Conscientious Objector
Induction Center
Poopdeck
Porthole and Poopdeck
Deadeye Dick
"'Hellzapoppin' Night in Buckeye, Arizona
"Retired Business Man" Performer
Vilma JoseyPrincipal
Lionel KayeThe Daffy Auctioneer
Olsen & Johnson's Surprise Party
John KenoBowler
Fun In One
"Some More Fun In One" Performer
Ivan KirovPrincipal
Gloria KosterEnsemble
Kay LazellEnsemble
Frank LibuseHead Usher
Conductor
"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
Maestro
Fun In One
"A Quiet Night In The Country" Performer
At the Baby Grand
Moment Musicale
Call Boy
"Those Umbrella Men" Performer
James Little"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
"A Quiet Night In The Country" Performer
"More Fun In One" Performer
Sergeant
Induction Center
"Some More Fun In One" Performer
Bartender
"'Hellzapoppin' Night in Buckeye, Arizona
Ella LoganPrincipal
Helen Magna"More Fun In One" Performer
"Happy In Love" Performer
Joan MartinEnsemble
Jack McClendonEnsemble
Virginia McCurdy"Some More Fun In One" Performer
Ensemble
Al Meyers"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
Pitchman
Carmen MirandaPrincipal
Jean MooreheadJiver
It's A New Kind Of Thing
"A Quiet Night In The Country" Performer
Ensemble
"Finale" Dancer
Bill Moran"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
Moran & WiserProspector
"'Hellzapoppin' Night in Buckeye, Arizona
Mullen Twins"Happy In Love" Performer
Carol MurphyEnsemble
Kitty MurrayAttendant
The Joke's On Us
Maid
It's A New Kind Of Thing
"Happy In Love" Performer
Wynn Murray"It's a New Kind of Thing" Performer
"Happy In Love" Performer
Hattie
Thank You, South American
Sheriff
It's a Mighty Fine Country We have Here
"Manuelo" Performer
Olive NicholsonEnsemble
Peter NielsonEnsemble
Ole Olsen"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
"Fun In One" Performer
"A Quiet Night In The Country" Performer
"More Fun In One" Performer
Husband
Meditation
Captain
Induction Center
"Some More Fun In One" Performer
The Master Mind
Porthole and Poopdeck
Gentleman Jim
"'Hellzapoppin' Night in Buckeye, Arizona
Parker & PortholePrincipal
Eleanor Parr"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
Ensemble
Martha Rawlins"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
Shorty Renna"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
Mexican Pete
"'Hellzapoppin' Night in Buckeye, Arizona
Rosario"Los Chavalillos" Performer
Gypsy
Manuelo
Stanley RossPrincipal
Albert RuizEnsemble
Winifred SeeleyMaw
It's a Mighty Fine Country We have Here
Ensemble
Eileen ShirleyArmy Hostess
Induction Center
Ensemble
Diane SinclairCouple
It's A New Kind Of Thing
"Happy In Love" Performer
Little Nell
It's a Mighty Fine Country We have Here
Ensemble
Statler Twins"Happy In Love" Performer
Beverly SweetBiltmorette
Don TompkinsScrubladies
The Joke's On Us
Volunteer
Induction Center
Admiral
"'Hellzapoppin' Night in Buckeye, Arizona
Carl TreesEnsemble
ValentinoffCouple
It's A New Kind Of Thing
"Happy In Love" Performer
The Dancer
Thank You, South American
Bandit
It's a Mighty Fine Country We have Here
Fighter
Manuelo
"Finale" Dancer
Paul Walton"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer
Watson & O'RourkePrincipal
Jack Whitney"Happy In Love" Performer
Bandit
It's a Mighty Fine Country We have Here
Fighter
Manuelo
Gene Winchester"Those Sons O' Fun" Performer

ACT 1
The Joke's On Us
It's a New Kind of Thing
Happy in Love
Thank You, South America
Thank You, North America
ACT 2
It's a Mighty Fine Country We Have Here
Hi-Ho, THe Hoe-Down Way
Manuelo
Tete a Tete
Let's Say Goodnight with a Dance