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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 Holm Evalina
Arlene Anderson Hetty
Lee Barrie Paula
Dorothy Baxter Vocal Ensemble
William Bender Herman Brasher
Cecile Bergman Dancer
Florence Berline Vocal Ensemble
Matt Briggs Horatio
David Brooks Jeff Calhoun
John Byrd 1st Deputy
State Official
John Call Gus
Blaine Cordner Hamilton Calhoun
Hubert Dilworth Augustus
Margaret Douglass Dolly
Nancy Douglass Delia
John Duane Dancer
Jean Faust Dancer
Joseph Florestano 2nd Deputy
Vocal Ensemble
Lidija Franklin Dancer
Dan Gallagher Hiram Crump
Phyllis Gehrig Dancer
Arthur Grahl Dancer
Harriet Hall Vocal Ensemble
Toni Hart Julia
Dorothy Hill Dancer
Butler Hixon Governor Newton
Jean Houloose Dancer
Lucas Hoving Dancer
Charles Howard Sheriff Quimby
Richard Huey Alexander
Eleanor Jones Prudence
Claudia Jordan Lydia
Elena Karina Dancer
Carmelita Lanza Dancer
Betty Low Dancer
Adele Lulince Vocal Ensemble
Robert Lyon Joshua Dingle
Carol MacFarlane Phoebe
Joe E. Marks Ebenezer Mimms
Joan McCracken Daisy
Byron Milligan Vocal Ensemble
James Mitchell Dancer
Kathleen O'Brien Dancer
Paul Olsen Dancer
Brian Otis Vocal Ensemble
Pamela Randell Octavia
David Reher Dancer
Henry Roberts Vocal Ensemble
Jimmy Russell Dancer
Ralph Sassano 3rd Deputy
Vocal Ensemble
Carlos Sherman Vocal Ensemble
Emy St. Just Dancer
Claire Stevens Vocal Ensemble
Mabel Taliaferro Serena
Vaughn Trinnier Wilfred Thrush
Gloria Tromara Vocal Ensemble
John Ward Dancer
Dooley Wilson Pompey
Eleanor Winter Betty
music by Harold Arlen; lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
ACT 1Sung By
When the Boys Come Home Serena, Octavia, Lydia, Julia, Phoebe and Delia
Evelina Jeff Calhoun and Evalina
Welcome Hinges Serena, Horatio, Lydia, Julia, Phoebe, Delia, Joshua Dingle, Herman Brasher, Ebenezer Mimms, Wilfred Thrush, Hiram Crump, Evalina and Jeff Calhoun
Farmer's Daughter Joshua Dingle, Herman Brasher, Ebenezer Mimms, Wilfred Thrush and Hiram Crump
It Was Good Enough for Grandma Evalina and the Bloomer Girls
The Eagle and Me Pompey
Right As the Rain Jeff Calhoun and Evalina
T'Morra', T'Morra' Daisy
Rakish Young Man With the Whiskers Evalina and Jeff Calhoun
Pretty As a Picture Male Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
Sunday in Cicero Falls Principals and Company
I Got a Song Alexander, Augustus and Pompey
Lullaby Evalina
Simon Legree Second Deputy
Liza Crossing the Ice Ensemble
I Never Was Born Daisy
Man For Sale Soloist
The Eagle and Me (Reprise)Ensemble
When the Boys Come Home (Reprise)Entire Company