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Knickerbocker Holiday   

 
Ethel Barrymore Theatre, (10/19/1938 - 2/1939)
46th Street Theatre, (2/13/1939 - 3/11/1939)
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Opening Date: Oct 19, 1938    
Closing Date: Mar 11, 1939 Total Performances: 168

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Washington Irving's study; the Battery; interior of the jail.



Production Staff
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Music by Kurt Weill; Book by Maxwell Anderson; Music arranged by Kurt Weill; Music orchestrated by Kurt Weill; Lyrics by Maxwell Anderson; Musical Director: Maurice de Abravanel; Inspired by "Knickerbocker History of New York" by Washington Irving
Staged by Joshua Logan; Choreographed by Carl Randall and Edwin Denby; Directed by Joshua Logan
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Frank Bevan
Business Manager: Victor Samrock; Company Manager: William Schneider
Stage Manager: Alan Anderson; Assistant Stage Mgr: Amy Jane London
Press Representative: William Fields and Phil Stevenson
Cast
Richard KollmarBrom Broeck
Jeanne MaddenTina Tienhoven
Ray MiddletonWashington Irving
Mark SmithTienhoven
Albert AllenSoldier
Matthias AmmannSoldier
Edith AngoldMistress Schermerhorn
Robert ArnoldCitizen of New Amsterdam
Charles ArntDePeyster
Donald BlackGeneral Poffenburgh
Jane BrothertonCitizen of New Amsterdam
Helen CarrollCitizen of New Amsterdam
Richard CowderyVan Cortlandt, Jr.
Carol DiesCitizen of New Amsterdam
Dow FondaSoldier
Howard FreemanSchermerhorn
Bruce HamiltonCitizen of New Amsterdam
Walter HustonPieter Stuyvesant
Margaret MacLarenCitizen of New Amsterdam
Ruth MamelCitizen of New Amsterdam
William MarelCitizen of New Amsterdam
Harry MeehanAnthony Corlear
Clarence NordstromTenpin
Warde PetersSoldier
James PhillipsVan Rensselaer
Francis PierlotVanderbilt
Roosevelt
Robert RounsevilleCitizen of New Amsterdam
Rufus SmithCitizen of New Amsterdam
Margaret StewartCitizen of New Amsterdam
William WahlertCitizen of New Amsterdam
George WattsVanderbilt
John E. YoungDeVries
Erika ZaranovaCitizen of New Amsterdam
music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Maxwell Anderson
ACT 1 Sung By
Clackety-ClackWashington Irving and Girls
It's a LawTienhoven and Council
There's Nowhere to Go But UpBrom Broeck, Tenpin and Ensemble
It Never Was YouBrom Broeck and Tina Tienhoven
How Can You Tell an American?Brom Broeck and Washington Irving
Will You Remember Me?Brom Broeck, Tina Tienhoven and Ensemble
One Touch of AlchemyPieter Stuyvesant and Ensemble
The One Indispensable ManPieter Stuyvesant and Tienhoven
Young People Think About LoveTienhoven, Brom Broeck and Ensemble
September SongPieter Stuyvesant
ACT 2 Sung By
Ballad of the RobbersWashington Irving
We Are Cut in TwainBrom Broeck and Tina Tienhoven
There's Nowhere to Go But Up (Reprise) Washington Irving
To War!Pieter Stuyvesant, Council and Male Ensemble
Our Ancient LibertiesTienhoven, Anthony Corlear and Council
Romance and MusketeerEnsemble
The ScarsPieter Stuyvesant and Ensemble
Dirge for a SoldierEnsemble
Ve Vouldn't Gonto Do ItEnsemble