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Something for the Boys   

 
Alvin Theatre, (1/07/1943 - 1/08/1944)
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Opening Date: Jan 07, 1943    
Closing Date: Jan 08, 1944 Total Performances: 422

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: The Piccadilly Club, Kansas City; 6th Avenue at 50th Street, NYC; Defense Plant, Newark; Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas; Old Hart Estate; New Harr Estate; Col. Grubbs home; The Texas Hotel, San Antonio.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Alvin Theatre Corporation (Alexander H. Pincus and Norman Pincus, Directors)
Produced by Michael Todd
Music by Cole Porter; Book by Herbert Fields and Dorothy Fields; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Choral arrangements by William Parson; Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek, Robert Russell Bennett, Don Walker and Ted Royal
Staged by Hassard Short; Choreographed by Jack Cole; Book directed by Herbert Fields; Additional numbers staged by Lew Kessler; Additional Numbers Staged by Lew Kessler
Scenic Design by Howard Bay; Costume Design by Billy Livingston; Assistant to Mr. Bay: Albert A. Ostrander; Assistant to Mr. Livingston: Grace Houston; Lighting Design by Hassard Short
Company Manager: Louis Epstein
General Stage Manager: Sammy Lambert; Stage Manager: Murray Queen; Assistant Stage Mgr: William Torpey
Conducted by William Parson
Assistant to Mr. Cole: Lauretta Jefferson; General Press Representative: Bill Doll; Press Representative: Lewis Harmon and Frank Goodman; Assistant to Mr. Todd: Harry Bloomfield; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
Cast
Ethel MermanBlossom Hart
Jimmy AllisonSinger
Anita AlvarezMicheala
Alice AnthonyDancer
The Barnes TwinsLois & Lucille
Joseph BellSinger
May BlockDancer
Betty BruceBetty-Jean
William CallahanCorp. Burns
Stanley CatronDancer
Madeleine CliveMrs. Grubbs
Jean CoyneDancer
Bob DavisDancer
Betty DeaneDancer
Patricia DeeringDancer
Benny DeSioDancer
Alan FlemingSinger
Jerry FlorioDancer
Albert GaetaDancer
Betty GarrettMary-Frances
Aaron GobetzDancer
Ruth GodfreyDancer
Dolores GoodmanDancer
Ray HarrisonDancer
Jack HartleyLt. Col. S.D. Grubbs
Richard HarveySinger
Betty HeatherDancer
Buddy IrvingSinger
Margie JacksonDancer
Allen JenkinsHarry Hart
Bill JohnsonStaff Sgt. Rocky Fulton
Jeanne JonesDancer
Art LambertSinger
Stuart LangleySgt. Laddie Green
Paula LaurenceChiquita Hart
Bruce LordSinger
William LynnMr. Tobias Twitch
David MannDancer
Paul MarioSinger
Remi MartellSgt. Carter
Dancer
Paul MartinDancer
John MayoSinger
Frances MercerMelanie Walker
Joseph MonteSinger
Duncan NobleDancer
Jean OwensDancer
Jed ProutyRoger Calhoun
Ricky RiccardiDancer
Walter RinnerBurke
Singer
Leslie ShannonDancer
Ethel ShermanDancer
Puddy SmithDancer
Nina StarkeyDancer
William VauxDancer
Joe ViggianoDancer
Murvyn VyeSinger
William WeberDancer
Patricia WellesDancer
Helen WenzelDancer
June WietingDancer
Lou Wills, Jr.Dancer
Parker WilsonDancer
Understudies: Betty Garrett (Blossom Hart)
music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter
ACT 1 Sung By
See That You're Born in TexasEnsemble
When My Baby Goes to TownStaff Sgt. Rocky Fulton
Something for the BoysBlossom Hart and Boys
When We're Home on the RangeBlossom Hart, Chiquita Hart and Harry Hart
Could It Be You?Staff Sgt. Rocky Fulton and Boys
Hey, Good Lookin'Blossom Hart and Staff Sgt. Rocky Fulton
Hey, Good Lookin' (Reprise) Betty-Jean, Corp. Burns, Girls and Boys
He's a Right GuyBlossom Hart
The Leader of a Big Time BandBlossom Hart
ACT 2 Sung By
I'm in Love with a Soldier BoyMary-Frances, Girls and Boys
There's a Happy Land in the SkyBlossom Hart, Chiquita Hart, Harry Hart, Mr. Tobias Twitch and Staff Sgt. Rocky Fulton
He's a Right Guy (Reprise) Blossom Hart
Could It Be You? (Reprise) Staff Sgt. Rocky Fulton and Ensemble
By the MississinewaBlossom Hart and Chiquita Hart