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Majestic Theatre, (10/10/1947 - 7/10/1948)
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Opening Date: Oct 10, 1947    
Closing Date: Jul 10, 1948 Total Performances: 315

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: Joseph Taylor, Jr.'s hometown, his college town and a large city. Starting in 1905 on the day Joseph Taylor, Jr. is born, and following his life to his thirty-fifth year.

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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization; Theatre Operated by Magoro Operating Corporation
Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Book by Oscar Hammerstein II; Music orchestrated by Russell Bennett; Dance arrangements by Trudi Rittman; Musical Director: Salvatore Dell'Isola
Directed by Agnes De Mille; Choreographed by Agnes De Mille; Production Supervised by Lawrence Langner and Theresa Helburn; Associate Director: Armina Marshall
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard
Company Manager: Peter Davis
Production Manager: Jerome Whyte; Stage Manager: Robert Calley and Herman Kantor
Conducted by Salvatore Dell'Isola; Choral Director: Crane Calder; Music Contractor: Sol Gusikoff
Director of Choral Speech: Josephine Callan; Casting: John Fearnley; Press Representative: Joseph Heidt
Robert ArnoldSinger
Patricia BarkerDancer
Tommy BarraganSinger
James BarronDancer
John BattlesJoseph Taylor, Jr.
Bill BradleyJarman
a butler
Patricia BybellSinger
Robert ByrnPrincipal
Biology Professor
Joseph CarusoSinger
Stephen ChaseBrook Lansdale
William ChingDr. Joseph Taylor
Victor ClarkeSinger
David CollyerEnglish Professor
John ConteCharlie Townsend
Annamary DickeyMarjorie Taylor
Lawrence FletcherDr. Bigby Denby
Patricia GianinotoDancer
Ray HarrisonFriend of Joey
Bertram Woolhaven
Melissa HaydenDancer
Jean HoulooseMaid
Charlotte HowardSinger
Edmund HowlandDancer
Julie HumphriesMillie
Helen HunterSinger
James JewellSinger
Roberta JonayJennie Brinker
Sylvia KarltonDot
Raymond KeastGreek Professor
Walter KelvinSinger
Lisa KirkEmily
Josephine LambertSinger
Kathryn LeeHazel
Christina LindSinger
William McCullyChemistry Professor
Harrison MullerGeorgie
Robert NeukumSinger
Mary O'FallonSinger
Mariane OliphantDancer
Muriel O'MalleyGrandma Taylor
Ruth OstranderDancer
Lily PagetMrs. Lansdale
Paul ParksNed Brinker
Ralph PattersonSinger
Tom PerkinsDoorman
Edward PlattMayor
David PoleriSinger
Frances RainerMrs. Mulhouse
Robert ReevesSinger
Yolanda RenaySinger
Blake RitterSinger
Philosophy Professor
Glenn ScandurSinger
Stanley SimmonsBicycle Boy
Wilson SmithCoach
Sam SteenCheer Leader
Mia StennSinger
Devida SewartSinger
Susan SvetlikMiss Lipscomb
Shakespeare Student
Wesley SwailsSinger
Charles TateCheer Leader
Evelyn TaylorMabel
Gene TobinSinger
Lucille UdovickSinger
Katrina Van OssMolly
Ruth VranaSinger
Frank WestbrookFriend of Joey
Ralph WilliamsDancer
Gloria WillsBeulah
Understudies: Patricia Barker (Hazel), Bill Bradley (Georgie), Robert Byrn (Buckley, Coach), David Collyer (Ned Brinker), Julie Humphries (Emily, Grandma Taylor, Marjorie Taylor), Helen Hunter (Addie), James Jewell (Joseph Taylor, Jr.), Sylvia Karlton (Beulah, Jennie Brinker, Molly), Christina Lind (Dot), William McCully (Brook Lansdale), Mary O'Fallon (Beulah, Millie, Molly), Ruth Ostrander (Hazel), Lily Paget (Grandma Taylor, Marjorie Taylor), Ralph Patterson (Philosophy Professor), Robert Reeves (Charlie Townsend), Blake Ritter (Dr. Bigby Denby, Minister), Wilson Smith (Dr. Joseph Taylor) and Katrina Van Oss (Jennie Brinker)
ACT 1 Sung By
Joseph Taylor, Jr.Entire Ensemble
I Know It Can Happen AgainGrandma Taylor
One Foot, Other FootSinging Ensemble and Ballet Ensemble
A Fellow Needs a GirlDr. Joseph Taylor and Marjorie Taylor
Freshman DanceEnsemble
A Darn Nice CampusJoseph Taylor, Jr. and Cheerleaders
The Purple and the BrownThe Freshmen
So FarBeulah
You Are Never AwayDr. Joseph Taylor, Jennie Brinker and Vocal Chorus
What a Lovely Day for the WeddingSinging Ensemble and Ned Brinker
It May Be a Good Idea for JoeCharlie Townsend
WeddingRelatives and Guests of the Bride and Groom
To Have and to HoldSinging Ensemble
Wish Them WellSinging Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Money Isn't EverythingJennie Brinker, Hazel, Addie, Millie and Dot
Hazel DancesHazel
Yatata, Yatata, YatataCharlie Townsend and Ensemble
The Gentleman Is a DopeEmily
AllegroEmily, Charlie Townsend, Joseph Taylor, Jr., Singing Ensemble, Hazel and Ballet Ensemble
Come HomeMarjorie Taylor
FinaleEntire Company