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Higher and Higher   

 
Shubert Theatre, (4/04/1940 - 6/15/1940)
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Opening Date: Apr 04, 1940    
Closing Date: Jun 15, 1940 Total Performances: 84

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: New York.



Production Staff
Produced by Dwight Deere Wiman
Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Book by Gladys Hurlbut and Joshua Logan; Based on an idea by Irvin Pincus; Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek
Directed by Joshua Logan; Choreographed by Robert Alton
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard
Conducted by Al Goodman
Cast
Ted AdairThe Cat
Higher and Higher Specialty Boy
June AllysonHigher and Higher Specialty Girl
Irene AustinHigher and Higher Specialty Girl
Jane BallPurity
Higher and Higher Specialty Girl
Robert ChisholmByng
Eva CondonHilda O'Brien
Ronnie CunninghamHigher and Higher Specialty Girl
Sigrid DagnieHigher and Higher Specialty Girl
The Bat
Lee DixonMike O'Brien
Kay DuncanSinging Girl
Eleanor EberleHigher and Higher Specialty Girl
Marta EggertMinnie Sorenson
Vera EllenHigher and Higher Specialty Girl
Leif EricksonPatrick O'Toole
Cliff FerreHigher and Higher Specialty Boy
Janet FoxEllen
Miriam FranklinHigher and Higher Specialty Girl
William GeerySinging Boy
Joseph GranvilleSinging Boy
The Gorilla
George GriffithSoda Jerker
Truckman
Jack HaleyZachary Ash
Bunnie HightowerHigher and Higher Specialty Boy
Louis HightowerHigher and Higher Specialty Boy
Gloria HopeNursemaid
Singing Girl
Marguerite JamesHigher and Higher Specialty Girl
Michael MooreHigher and Higher Specialty Boy
Richard MooreCop
Singing Boy
Marie NashSinging Girl
Frederic NayCoachman
Higher and Higher Specialty Boy
The Handyman
Fin OlsenSnorri
Kay PictureHigher and Higher Specialty Girl
Burton PierceHigher and Higher Specialty Boy
Marie Louise QuevliScullery Maid
Singing Girl
Jane RichardsonNursemaid
Singing Girl
Ladies' Maid
Harry RogueHigher and Higher Specialty Boy
Shirley RossSandy Moore
Robert RounsevilleSoda Jerker
Truckman
Singing Boy
Joseph ScandurCop
Singing Boy
Truckman
Jack SeymourHigher and Higher Specialty Boy
Robert ShanleyFirst Cop
Singing Boy
SharkeySharkey
Hollace ShawNursemaid
Singing Girl
Billy Skipper, Jr.Higher and Higher Specialty Boy
Hilda SpongMiss Whiffen
Lyda SueHigher and Higher Specialty Girl
The Frog
Carl TreesFootman
Higher and Higher Specialty Boy
Jack WhitneyCouturier
Billie WorthDottie
music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Lorenz Hart
ACT 1 Sung By
A Barking Baby Never BitesZachary Ash and Sandy Moore
From Another WorldMinnie Sorenson, Zachary Ash, Sandy Moore, Hilda O'Brien, Byng and Company
Mornings at SevenMike O'Brien, Dottie and Ensemble
Nothing But YouMinnie Sorenson, Patrick O'Toole and Singers
Disgustingly RichZachary Ash, Sandy Moore, Mike O'Brien, Hilda O'Brien, Byng, Miss Whiffen, Dottie and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Blue MondayByng, Nursemaid, Scullery Maid, Ladies' Maid and Ensemble
Ev'ry Sunday AfternoonMinnie Sorenson and Patrick O'Toole
Lovely Day for a MurderMike O'Brien, Dottie and Ensemble
How's Your HealthZachary Ash, Minnie Sorenson and Patrick O'Toole
It Never Entered My MindSandy Moore
I'm AfraidZachary Ash, Sandy Moore and Specialty Girls and Boys
I'm Afraid (Reprise) Sandy Moore, Ellen, Mike O'Brien, Byng, Hilda O'Brien, First Cop and Company
FinaleCompany