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New Century Theatre , (10/09/1947 - 12/20/1947)
Shubert Theatre , (12/22/1947 - 10/18/1948)
Broadway Theatre , (10/18/1948 - 7/02/1949)
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Opening Date:Oct 09, 1947   
Closing Date:Jul 02, 1949 Total Performances:727

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: New Brunswick, New Jersey. Atlantic City.


Production Staff
Produced by Monte Proser and Joseph Kipness
Book by Stephen Longstreet; Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn; Based on "The Sisters Liked Them Handsome" by Stephen Longstreet; Dance arrangements by Genevieve Pitot; Music orchestrated by Phil Lang; Vocal arrangements by Bob Martin; Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock
Directed by George Abbott; Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Miles White; Lighting Design by Peggy Clark; Assistant to Mr. White: Frank Thompson
General Manager: Jack Small; Company Manager: Jesse Long
Technical Supervisor: Peggy Clark; Production Manager: Archie Thomson; Stage Manager: George Hunter; Assistant Stage Mgr: Howard Lenters
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Philip Palmer
Asst. to the Choreographer: Gluck Sandor; Assistant to the Director: Robert Griffith; General Press Representative: Karl Bernstein; Casting: Howard Hoyt
Cast
Nanette Fabray Sara Longstreet
Phil Silvers Harrison Floy
Mark Dawson Hubert Ogglethorpe
Oggle
Jack McCauley Henry Longstreet
Nancy Babcock Singer
Jean Marie Caples Corps de Ballet
Vincent Carbone Corps de Ballet
Gloria Casper Singer
Raul Celada Corps de Ballet
A Popular Girl's Friend
Leonard Claret Corps de Ballet
Clay Clement General Longstreet
Edward Cole Singer
Carole Coleman Shirley Simpkins
Singer
Ray Cook Singer
Erno Czako Singer
William David Mr. Anderson
Evans Davis Corps de Ballet
Mark Dawson Hubert Ogglethorpe
Oggle
John Dennis Singer
Jacqueline Dodge A Popular Girl
Corps de Ballet
Nanette Fabray Sara Longstreet
Joey Faye Mr. Pontdue
Nathaniel Frey Elmer Simpkins
Singer
Helen Gallagher Nancy
Estelle Gardner Singer
Margaret Gavan Singer
Evelyn Giles Corps de Ballet
Tom Glennon Coach
Singer
Paul Godkin Uncle Willie
Virginia Gorski Corps de Ballet
June Graham Corps de Ballet
Donald Harris Elmer Simpkins, Jr.
Ronnie Hartman Singer
Neil Harwood Singer
Edward Hayes Singer
Fred Hearn Corps de Ballet
Betty Hyatt Corps de Ballet
Christine Karner Corps de Ballet
Dorothy Karrol Singer
Ray Kirchner Corps de Ballet
Elena Lane Corps de Ballet
Lois Lee Fran
Sondra Lee Playmate of the Boy at the Picnic
Corps de Ballet
Howard Lenters Another Betting Man
Kay Lewis Corps de Ballet
Louisa Lewis Corps de Ballet
Fay Moore Singer
Tommy Morton Corps de Ballet
Ben Murphy Singer
Hannah O'Leary Singer
Arthur Partington A Boy at the Picnic
Corps de Ballet
Audrey Peters Corps de Ballet
William Pierson Corps de Ballet
Phil Silvers Harrison Floy
Gloria Smith Corps de Ballet
Kenneth Spaulding Corps de Ballet
George Spelvin A Betting Man
Johnny Stewart Stevie Longstreet
Toni Stuart Corps de Ballet
William Sumner Corps de Ballet
Roy Tobias Corps de Ballet
Eleonore Treiber Corps de Ballet
Don Weissmuller Corps de Ballet
Helene Whitney Singer
Understudies: Gloria Casper (Fran), Evans Davis (Henry Longstreet), Donald Harris (Stevie Longstreet), Ray Kirchner (A Boy at the Picnic), Elena Lane (A Popular Girl), Ben Murphy (Hubert Ogglethorpe), Audrey Peters (Nancy) and Eleonore Treiber (Playmate of the Boy at the Picnic)
Tony Award®
winner 1948 Choreographer [winner]
Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
Theatre World
nominee 1948 Award [recipient]
Mark Dawson
music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Sammy Cahn
ACT 1Sung By
He Tried to Make a Dollar Singers
Can't You Just See Yourself in Love with Me? Hubert Ogglethorpe (Oggle) and Fran
There's Nothing Like a Model T Harrison Floy and Company
Next to Texas, I Love You Hubert Ogglethorpe (Oggle) and Fran
Security Sara Longstreet, Fran and Singing Girls
Bird Watcher's Song Sara Longstreet and Singing Girls
Get Away for a Day in the Country Henry Longstreet, Stevie Longstreet and Singers
Papa, Wont You Dance with Me? Sara Longstreet, Henry Longstreet, Girls and Boys
ACT 2Sung By
On a Sunday by the Sea Singers
You're My Girl Hubert Ogglethorpe (Oggle) and Fran
I Still Get Jealous Sara Longstreet and Henry Longstreet
You're My Boy Harrison Floy and Mr. Pontdue
Nobody Ever Died for Dear Old Rutgers Harrison Floy, Hubert Ogglethorpe (Oggle) and Singing Boys
He Tried to Make a Dollar (Reprise)Entire Company