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The Most Happy Fella   

 
City Center, (2/10/1959 - 2/22/1959)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Feb 10, 1959    
Closing Date: Feb 22, 1959 Total Performances: 16

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Off-Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: San Francisco; Napa, California; and Tony's home and barn. 1927.



Production Staff
Produced by New York City Center Light Opera Company (Jean Dalrymple: Director)
Libretto by Frank Loesser; Music by Frank Loesser; Lyrics by Frank Loesser; Musical Director: Abba Bogin
Entire production directed and supervised by Dania Krupska; Original Choreography by Dania Krupska; Choreography restaged by Arthur Partington
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Ruth Morley
Production Stage Manager: Chet O'Brien; Stage Manager: Bert Wood
Art Direction by Watson Barrett
Press Representative: Tom Trenkle; Technical Crew: Edward Flynn
Cast
Kenny AdamsClem
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Jessica AlbrightWaitress
Country Girl
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Norman AtkinsTony
Lorrie BentleyAll the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Mary Sue BerryNeighbor
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Muriel BirkheadMarie
Johnny BordenGussie
Theodora BrandonNeighbor's Lady
Jan CanadaAll the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Lee CassThe Cashier
The Postman
Fred ConwayThe Priest
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Michael DavisCiccio
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Jack De LeonHerman
Terry DeLivaNeighbor's Lady
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
John DorrinNeighbor
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Robert EthridgeAll the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Garold GardnerCity Boy
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Mary Anne HeitzigAll the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Del HorstmannAll the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Jordon HowardThe Bus Driver
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Betty JenkinsWaitress
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Keith KaldenbergThe Doctor
Gloria KayeWaitress
Neighbor
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Bob LaCrosseAll the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Kenneth LaneGiuseppe
Roy LazarusAl
Neighbor
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Art LundJoe
Bruce MacKayPasquale
Kitty MaloneWaitress
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Win MayoMax
Train Conductor
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Jack McCannAll the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Sherry McCutcheonWaitress
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Jack McMinnAll the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Sheldon OssoskyThe Brakeman
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Bernadette PetersTessie
Barbara SaxbyNeighbor
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
James SchladerClem
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Jeanne SchlegelAll the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Sybil ScotfordWaitress
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Michael ScrittoraleAll the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
James SennAll the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Libi StaigerCleo
Paula StewartRosabella
Shelia SwensonAll the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Maggie TaskNeighbor's Lady
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
George ZimaNeighbor
All the Neighbors and All the Neighbors' Neighbors
Tony Award®
 1959 Best Stage Technician [nominee] 
  Edward Flynn
music by Frank Loesser; lyrics by Frank Loesser
ACT 1 Sung By
Ooh! My Feet!Cleo
I Know How It IsRosabella and Cleo
Seven Million CrumbsCleo
I Don't Know (The Letter)Rosabella
Maybe He's Kind of CrazyCleo
Somebody, SomewhereRosabella
The Most Happy FellaTony and Company
A Long Time AgoMarie and Tony
Standing on the CornerHerman, Jake, Clem and Al
Joey, Joey, JoeyJoe
Soon You Gonna Leave Me, JoeTony
RosabellaTony
AbbondanzaPasquale, Giuseppe and Jake
Plenty BambiniTony
SposalizioGiuseppe, Jake, Pasquale and Company
Special Delivery! (I Seen Her at the Station)The Postman
BenvenutaPasquale, Jake and Giuseppe
Aren't You Glad?Rosabella
No Home, No JobRosabella
Don't CryJoe
ACT 2 Sung By
Fresno Beauties / Cold and DeadEnsemble, Joe and Rosabella
Love and KindnessThe Doctor
Happy to Make Your AcquaintanceTony, Rosabella and Cleo
I Don't Like This DameMarie and Cleo
Big DHerman, Cleo and Ensemble
How Beautiful the DaysTony, Rosabella and Joe
Young PeopleMarie, Tony and Ensemble
Warm All OverRosabella
Old People GottaTony
I Like EverybodyHerman and Cleo
I Love Him / I Know How It IsRosabella and Cleo
Like a Woman Loves a ManRosabella and Tony
My Heart Is So Full of YouTony and Rosabella
HoedownTony, Rosabella and Ensemble
Mamma, MammaTony
ACT 3 Sung By
Abbondanza (Reprise) Pasquale, Giuseppe and Ciccio
Goodbye, Darlin' / I Like Everybody (Reprise) Cleo and Herman
Song of a Summer NightThe Doctor and Ensemble
Please Let Me Tell YouRosabella
Tell Tony and Rosabella Goodbye for Me (Tony's Thoughts)Joe
She Gonna Come Home Wit' MeTony
Nobody's Ever Gonna Love YouMarie, Tony and Cleo
I Made a FistCleo and Herman
FinaleTony, Rosabella and Ensemble