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Ritz Theatre, (12/23/1938 - 6/30/1939)
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Opening Date: Dec 23, 1938    
Closing Date: Jun 30, 1939 Total Performances: 197

Category: Musical, Extravaganza, Original, Broadway
Setting: Italy, long ago

Production Staff
Produced by Federal Theatre Project of The WPA
Music by Eddison Von Ottenfeld and Armando Loredo; Book by Yasha Frank; from the Italian of C. Collodi; Lyrics by Yasha Frank
Staged by Yasha Frank; Choreographed by Alexander Mamlet
Scenic Design by Perry Watkins; Costume Design by James Cochran; Lighting Design by Moe Hack
Special Effects by Stephen Tichacek
Georgiana BrandBlue Haired Fairy Queen
ChristianiShip Figurehead
George CohanWarrior Puppet
Sherman DirksonThe Fireman
Harry DuncanCapt. Fried Meatty
Gabrielle DuvalMarionette
Phil DwyerLion
Allan FrankGepetto
Helen GalubackRag Doll
Jean HarperMouse
Emil HirschTown Crier
Mickey KanePinocchio, the Mule
Gretchen KarnotMouse
KohanaMille. Fifi
Male Goldfish
Anya KubertBlind Woman
Edward LalorThe Fox
Sam LewisThe Cat
The Maestro
Ettore MaggioniGepetto's Cat
David ManningRingmaster
Edwin MichaelsPinocchio
Ernest MoorePuppeteer
Archie OnriJuggler
Sonia RaskovBlind Woman
Elizabeth ReydovaFemale Goldfish
Elizabeth RobertsPuppeteer
Anthony J. SaloTumbler
Hans SchwengThe General
Francena ScottBlind Woman
Vito ScottiYoung Father
Mary ShannonGretel
Bill SwanGrandpa
Anny WheelerHansel
Robert WilliamsonJolly Coachman
ACT 1 Sung By
ACT 2 Sung By
Cat and Fox SongThe Cat, The Fox and Pinocchio
Song of the Jolly CoachmanJolly Coachman
ACT 3 Sung By
Lullaby (Reprise) Hansel and Gepetto