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Adelphi Theatre , (12/28/1944 - 6/02/1945)
44th Street Theatre , (6/04/1945 - 7/28/1945)
Martin Beck Theatre , (7/30/1945 - 2/02/1946)
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Opening Date:Dec 28, 1944   
Closing Date:Feb 02, 1946 Total Performances:462

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: New York City. 1944 - wartime.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Oliver Smith and Paul Feigay
Music by Leonard Bernstein; Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Based on an idea by Jerome Robbins; Additional lyrics by Leonard Bernstein; Musical Director: Max Goberman; Music orchestrated by Leonard Bernstein, Hershy Kay, Don Walker, Elliott Jacoby and Ted Royal
Directed by George Abbott; Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
Production Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Alvin Colt; Lighting Design by Sam Amdurs
General Manager: Charles Harris; Company Manager: Sydney Harris
Technical Director: Peggy Clark; Stage Manager: Peggy Clark
Scenery Painted by Eugene Dunkel and Marcel Lestarquit
Production Assistant: Peter Foster; Press Representative: Karl Bernstein and Martha Dreiblatt
Cast
Sono Osato Ivy Smith
Nancy Walker Hildy Esterhazy
Cris Alexander Chip
John Battles Gabey
Robert Chisholm Pitkin W. Bridgework
Betty Comden Claire DeLoone
Adolph Green Ozzie
Ray Harrison The Great Lover
Susan Steell Madame Maude P. Dilly
Sam Adams Musician
Singing Ensemble
Maxine Arnold Little Old Lady
Aza Bard Dance Ensemble
Larry Bolton Bill Poster
Remo Bufano Figment
Shirley Ann Burton Singing Ensemble
John Butler Dance Ensemble
Frances Cassard Voice
Singer (#2)
Singing Ensemble
Lyle Clark Sailor
Dance Ensemble
Richard D'Arcy Tom
Sailor in Blue
Dance Ensemble
Carle Eberle Passerby
Dance Ensemble
Street Sweeper
Malka Farber Lady in Red
Dance Ensemble
Nelle Fisher High School Girl
Dance Ensemble
Night Club Patron
Cyprienne Gabelman Girl in Green
First Ballet Girl
Dance Ensemble
Barbara Gaye 3rd Ballet Girl
Dance Ensemble
Jeanne Gordon Spanish Singer
Singing Ensemble
Herbert Greene 3rd Workman
Musician
Waiter
Conductor
Singing Ensemble
Jean Handy Dance Ensemble
Ray Harrison Dance Ensemble
Melvin Howard Singing Ensemble
Lonny Jackson Policeman
Singing Ensemble
Dorothy Johnson Singer
Singing Ensemble
Lila King Singing Ensemble
Marion Kohler Flossie's Friend
Singing Ensemble
Frances Lager Singing Ensemble
Robert Lorenz Rajah Bimmy
Singing Ensemble
Florence MacMichael Flossie
Douglas Matheson Dance Ensemble
Allyn Ann McLerie 2nd Ballet Girl
Doll Girl
Dance Ensemble
Dorothy McNichols Dance Ensemble
Virginia Miller Dance Ensemble
Frank Milton 2nd Workman
Master of Ceremonies
Singing Ensemble
Announcer
Frank Neal Dance Ensemble
Lavina Nielsen Girl in Yellow
Shawl Girl
Dance Ensemble
Duncan Noble Dance Ensemble
Regina Owens Singing Ensemble
Alice Pearce Lucy Schmeeler
Ben Piazza Boy
Dance Ensemble
James Flash Riley Dance Ensemble
Marten Sameth Workman
Actor
Singing Ensemble
Milton Taubman S. Uperman
Singing Ensemble
Roger Treat Policeman
Singing Ensemble
Benjamin Trotman Singing Ensemble
Atty Vandenberg Dance Ensemble
Royce Wallace Dance Ensemble
Don Weissmuller Sailor
Frank Westbrook Andy
Boy
Dance Ensemble
ACT 1Sung By
I Feel Like I'm Not Out of Bed Yet Workman
New York, New York Ozzie, Chip and Gabey
Presentation of Miss Turnstiles Announcers, Ivy Smith and Dance Ensemble
Come Up to My Place Hildy Esterhazy and Chip
Carrried Away Claire DeLoone, Ozzie, Primitive Man and Primitive Woman
Lonely Town Gabey and Dance Ensemble
Carnegie Hall Pavane Ivy Smith, Madame Maude P. Dilly and Women of Carnegie Hall
Lucky to Be Me Gabey and Full Company
I Understand Pitkin W. Bridgework
I Can Cook Too Hildy Esterhazy
Times Square Ballet
ACT 2Sung By
So Long, Baby Diamond Eddie's Girls
I Wish I Was Dead Diana Dream
I Wish I Was Dead (Reprise)Senorita Dolores Dolores
Ya Got Me Hildy Esterhazy, Claire DeLoone, Ozzie and Chip
I Understand (Reprise)Pitkin W. Bridgework and Lucy Schmeeler
Subway Ride Gabey and The People of New York
Imaginary Coney Island Gabey, Ivy Smith and Dance Ensemble
Some Other Time Claire DeLoone, Hildy Esterhazy, Ozzie and Chip
The Real Coney Island Rajah Bimmy
I Feel Like I'm Not Out of Bed Yet (Reprise)
New York, New York (Reprise)Full Company