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Bloomer Girl   
A Modern Musical Comedy With Old Fashioned Charm

 
Shubert Theatre, (10/05/1944 - 4/27/1946)
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Opening Date: Oct 05, 1944    
Closing Date: Apr 27, 1946 Total Performances: 654

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Cicero Falls, a small Eastern Manufacturing Town. Spring. 1861.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by John C. Wilson; Produced in association with Nat Goldstone
Music by Harold Arlen; Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg; Book by Sig Herzig and Fred Saidy; Based on the play by Dan James and Lilith James; Musical Director: Leon Leonardi; Music orchestrated by Russell Bennett
Staged by E.Y. Harburg; Book Directed by William Schorr; Choreographed by Agnes De Mille
Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers; Lighting Design by Lemuel Ayers; Costume Design by Miles White; Assistant Costume Design: John Birchenall
General Manager: C. Edwin Knill; Company Manager: James Troup
Stage Manager: Robert Calley; Assistant Stage Mgr: Ralph Sassano and Richard Haas; Production Supervisor: Martin Manulis
Press Representative: Willard Keefe and David Tebet; Casting: William Liebling
Cast
Celeste HolmEvalina
Arlene AndersonHetty
Lee BarriePaula
Dorothy BaxterVocal Ensemble
William BenderHerman Brasher
Cecile BergmanDancer
Florence BerlineVocal Ensemble
Matt BriggsHoratio
David BrooksJeff Calhoun
John Byrd1st Deputy
State Official
John CallGus
Blaine CordnerHamilton Calhoun
Hubert DilworthAugustus
Margaret DouglassDolly
Nancy DouglassDelia
John DuaneDancer
Jean FaustDancer
Joseph Florestano2nd Deputy
Vocal Ensemble
Lidija FranklinDancer
Dan GallagherHiram Crump
Phyllis GehrigDancer
Arthur GrahlDancer
Harriet HallVocal Ensemble
Toni HartJulia
Dorothy HillDancer
Butler HixonGovernor Newton
Jean HoulooseDancer
Lucas HovingDancer
Charles HowardSheriff Quimby
Richard HueyAlexander
Eleanor JonesPrudence
Claudia JordanLydia
Elena KarinaDancer
Carmelita LanzaDancer
Betty LowDancer
Adele LulinceVocal Ensemble
Robert LyonJoshua Dingle
Carol MacFarlanePhoebe
Joe E. MarksEbenezer Mimms
Joan McCrackenDaisy
Byron MilliganVocal Ensemble
James MitchellDancer
Kathleen O'BrienDancer
Paul OlsenDancer
Brian OtisVocal Ensemble
Pamela RandellOctavia
David ReherDancer
Henry RobertsVocal Ensemble
Jimmy RussellDancer
Ralph Sassano3rd Deputy
Vocal Ensemble
Carlos ShermanVocal Ensemble
Emy St. JustDancer
Claire StevensVocal Ensemble
Mabel TaliaferroSerena
Vaughn TrinnierWilfred Thrush
Gloria TromaraVocal Ensemble
John WardDancer
Dooley WilsonPompey
Eleanor WinterBetty
music by Harold Arlen; lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
ACT 1 Sung By
When the Boys Come HomeSerena, Octavia, Lydia, Julia, Phoebe and Delia
EvelinaJeff Calhoun and Evalina
Welcome HingesSerena, Horatio, Lydia, Julia, Phoebe, Delia, Joshua Dingle, Herman Brasher, Ebenezer Mimms, Wilfred Thrush, Hiram Crump, Evalina and Jeff Calhoun
Farmer's DaughterJoshua Dingle, Herman Brasher, Ebenezer Mimms, Wilfred Thrush and Hiram Crump
It Was Good Enough for GrandmaEvalina and the Bloomer Girls
The Eagle and MePompey
Right As the RainJeff Calhoun and Evalina
T'Morra', T'Morra'Daisy
Rakish Young Man With the WhiskersEvalina and Jeff Calhoun
Pretty As a PictureMale Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Sunday in Cicero FallsPrincipals and Company
I Got a SongAlexander, Augustus and Pompey
LullabyEvalina
Simon LegreeSecond Deputy
Liza Crossing the IceEnsemble
I Never Was BornDaisy
Man For SaleSoloist
The Eagle and Me (Reprise) Ensemble
When the Boys Come Home (Reprise) Entire Company