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I'd Rather Be Right   

 
Alvin Theatre , (11/02/1937 - 5/1938)
Music Box Theatre , (5/23/1938 - 7/09/1938)
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Opening Date:Nov 02, 1937   
Closing Date:Jul 09, 1938 Total Performances:290

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Central Park, New York. July 4.


Production Staff
Produced by Sam H. Harris
Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Book by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart
Book staged by George S. Kaufman; Modern dances staged by Ned McGurn; Choreographed by Charles Weidman
Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager; Costume Design by Irene Sharaff; Modern clothes by John Hambleton
Conducted by David Allman
Cast
Joseph Allen A Butler
David Allman The Secretary of the Navy
Florenz Ames James B. Maxwell
Al Atkins The Secretary of Commerce
Jack Barnes The Minstrel
American Couple
Dancing Boy
Virginia Berger Singing Girl
Sol Black Acrobat
Robert Bleck The Secretary of Agriculture
Jeanette Bradley The Nurse
American Couple
Dancing Girl
Charles Bywater Singing Boy
Cecil Carey Singing Girl
Don Carter A Seal
American Couple
Dancing Boy
John Cherry The Chief Justice
Ruth Clayton Singing Girl
George M. Cohan The President of the United States
Marie Louise Dana The President's Mother
Eleanor De Witt Dancing Girl
Martin Fair Clown
American Couple
Dancing Boy
Bijou Fernandez The Secretary of Labor
Len Frank Singing Boy
Kate Fredric Dancing Girl
John Fulco Singing Boy
Ralph Glover President's Secretary
Ruth Gormley Dancing Girl
Joseph Granville Another Mother
American Couple
Singing Boy
Marion Green The Secretary of State
Geraldine Hamilton Singing Girl
Edward Harrington Best Man
American Couple
Dancing Boy
Joy Hodges Peggy Jones
Taylor Holmes The Secretary of the Treasury
Robert Howard Dancing Boy
Jay Hunter Dancing Boy
Jack Kearney Singing Boy
Linda Kellogg Singing Girl
Georgette Lampsi Dancing Girl
Jeanette Lee Dancing Girl
Jack Leslie Singing Boy
Robert Less The Attorney-General
Velma Lord Dancing Girl
Joseph Macaulay Federal Theatre Director
Tony
Lili Mann The Teacher
American Couple
Dancing Girl
William Marel Singing Boy
Austin Marshall Phil Barker
Irene McBride The Mother
American Couple
Charles McLoughlin The Secretary of the Interior
John McQuade Singing Boy
Evelyn Mills Sistie
Jack Mills The Secretary of War
Warren Mills Buzzie
The Son
American Couple
Marie Nash Singing Girl
Fred Nay The Father
American Couple
Dancing Boy
Austra Neiman Bareback Rider
American Couple
Dancing Girl
Paul Parks The Postmaster General
Erminie Randolph Singing Girl
Jack Reynolds Acrobat
Jane Richardson Singing Girl
Tina Rigat Another Mother
American Couple
Dancing Girl
Margaret Sande The Girl
American Couple
Son's Girl
American Couple
Patsy Schenk Dancing Girl
Betty Schlaffer Dancing Girl
Clarise Sitomer A Flower Girl
American Couple
Dancing Girl
Bob Spencer Singing Boy
Emily Stephenson Singing Girl
Georgie Tapps Social Service Messenger
The Boy
American Couple
The Son, grown up
American Couple
Beau Tilden Dancing Boy
Norman Van Emburgh Singing Boy
Joe Verdi Joe
Dorothy Waller Dancing Girl
Mary Jane Walsh Singing Girl
Jack Whitney A Photographer
American Couple
Ringmaster
American Couple
Herbert Wood Singing Boy
music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Lorenz Hart
ACT 1Sung By
A Homogeneous Cabinet Cabinet Members
Have You Met Miss Jones? Peggy Jones and Phil Barker
Take and Take and Take The Judge's Girl and Ensemble
Spring in Vienna Tony
A Little Bit of Constitutional Fun The Judge's Girl and Ensemble
Sweet Sixty-Five Peggy Jones and Phil Barker
We're Going to Balance the Budget The President of the United States and Company
ACT 2Sung By
American Couple Ensemble
Labor Is the Thing James B. Maxwell and Ensemble
I'd Rather Be Right Peggy Jones, Phil Barker, The Judge's Girl, The President of the United States and Ensemble
Off the Record The President of the United States
A Baby Bond The Secretary of the Treasury