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The Boys from Syracuse   

Alvin Theatre, (11/23/1938 - 6/10/1939)
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Opening Date: Nov 23, 1938    
Closing Date: Jun 10, 1939 Total Performances: 235

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: The Temple of Justice, Ephesus. The House of Antipholus. A square.

Production Staff
Produced by George Abbott
Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Book by George Abbott; Based on the play "The Comedy of Errors" by William Shakespeare; Vocal arrangements by Hugh Martin; Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek; Musical Director: Harry S. Levant
Directed by George Abbott; Choreographed by George Balanchine
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Irene Sharaff; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner
Business Manager: Carl Fisher and Charles Harris
Stage Manager: Jerome Whyte; Assistant Stage Mgr: Edison Rice and Robert Griffith
Conducted by Harry S. Levant
Assistant to Mr. Balanchine: David Jones and Duke McHale; Assistant to Mr. Mielziner: George Jenkins; Press Representative: Barclay McCarty and Ted Goldsmith
Eddie AlbertAntipholus of Syracuse
Grace AlbertSinger
Micky AlvarezDancer
Dolores AndersonAssistant Courtezan
Muriel AngelusAdriana
Carroll AshburnDuke of Ephesus
Libby BennettDancer
Marguerite BentonSinger
Ruth BradyDancer
Betty BruceCourtezan
Florine CallahanFirst Maid
Renee CettelDancer
George ChurchDancing Policeman
John ClarkeAngelo
Stella ClausonDancer
Alice CraigThird Maid
Betty De ElmoDancer
Buddy DouglasDancer
Clifford DunstanTailor
Merchant of Ephesus
Florence FairSeeress
Bee FarnumDancer
Sidney GordonDancer
Ruth GormlyDancer
Ronald GrahamAntipholus of Ephesus
Joseph GranvilleSinger
Joseph HarrisDancer
Teddy HartDromio of Ephesus
Claire HarveyDancer
Robert HowardDancer
Burl IvesTailor's Apprentice
Dan KarryDancer
Laura KelloggSinger
Bob LawrenceSinging Policeman
Lita LedeDancer
Connie LeslieDancer
Tom LynchDancer
Jack MalisDancer
Owen MartinSorceror
Edwin MillsDancer
Vivien MooreDancer
Wynn MurrayLuce
John O'ShaughnessyAegon
Harry PetersonDancer
Jimmy SavoDromio of Syracuse
Joseph ScandurSinger
Byron ShoresMerchant of Syracuse
Robert SidneyMask
Mildred SollyDancer
Lee TannenDancer
Anna Mae TessloDancer
Beau TildenDancer
Heidi VosselerSecretary to Courtezan
Margaret WalshSinger
Davenie WatsonDancer
Marcy WescottLuciana
Armonce WilkinsSinger
James WilkinsonAnother Policeman
Claire WolfSecond Maid
Herbert WoodSinger
music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Lorenz Hart
ACT 1 Sung By
I Had TwinsSinging Policeman, Another Policeman and Ensemble
Dear Old SyracuseDromio of Syracuse and Antipholus of Syracuse
What Can You Do with a ManLuce and Dromio of Ephesus
Falling in Love with LoveAdriana and Ladies
The Shortest Day of the YearAntipholus of Ephesus, Assistant Courtezan and Policemen
This Can't Be LoveLuciana and Antipholus of Syracuse
Let Antipholus InEntire Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Ladies of the EveningSinging Policeman, Another Policeman, Policemen and Courtezans
He and SheLuce and Dromio of Syracuse
You Have Cast Your Shadow on the SeaLuciana and Antipholus of Syracuse
Come with MeSinging Policeman, Antipholus of Ephesus, Another Policeman, Angelo and Singers
Big BrotherDromio of Ephesus
Sing for Your SupperAdriana, Luciana, Luce and Ladies
Oh, Diogenes!Luce