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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
Cast
Robert Arnold Singer
Patricia Barker Dancer
Tommy Barragan Singer
James Barron Dancer
John Battles Joseph Taylor, Jr.
Bill Bradley Jarman
a butler
Patricia Bybell Singer
Addie
Robert Byrn Principal
Biology Professor
Singer
Joseph Caruso Singer
Stephen Chase Brook Lansdale
William Ching Dr. Joseph Taylor
Victor Clarke Singer
David Collyer English Professor
Singer
John Conte Charlie Townsend
Annamary Dickey Marjorie Taylor
Lawrence Fletcher Dr. Bigby Denby
Patricia Gianinoto Dancer
Ray Harrison Friend of Joey
Bertram Woolhaven
Melissa Hayden Dancer
Jean Houloose Maid
Dancer
Charlotte Howard Singer
Edmund Howland Dancer
Julie Humphries Millie
Singer
Helen Hunter Singer
James Jewell Singer
Roberta Jonay Jennie Brinker
Sylvia Karlton Dot
Singer
Raymond Keast Greek Professor
Singer
Walter Kelvin Singer
Lisa Kirk Emily
Josephine Lambert Singer
Kathryn Lee Hazel
Christina Lind Singer
William McCully Chemistry Professor
Singer
Harrison Muller Georgie
Dancer
Robert Neukum Singer
Mary O'Fallon Singer
Mariane Oliphant Dancer
Muriel O'Malley Grandma Taylor
Ruth Ostrander Dancer
Lily Paget Mrs. Lansdale
Singer
Paul Parks Ned Brinker
Ralph Patterson Singer
Tom Perkins Doorman
Edward Platt Mayor
Minister
Singer
David Poleri Singer
Frances Rainer Mrs. Mulhouse
Dancer
Robert Reeves Singer
Yolanda Renay Singer
Blake Ritter Singer
Philosophy Professor
Glenn Scandur Singer
Stanley Simmons Bicycle Boy
Wilson Smith Coach
Buckley
Singer
Sam Steen Cheer Leader
Dancer
Mia Stenn Singer
Devida Sewart Singer
Susan Svetlik Miss Lipscomb
Shakespeare Student
Dancer
Wesley Swails Singer
Charles Tate Cheer Leader
Dancer
Evelyn Taylor Mabel
Dancer
Gene Tobin Singer
Lucille Udovick Singer
Katrina Van Oss Molly
Ruth Vrana Singer
Frank Westbrook Friend of Joey
Dancer
Ralph Williams Dancer
Gloria Wills Beulah
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 1Sung By
Joseph Taylor, Jr. Entire Ensemble
I Know It Can Happen Again Grandma Taylor
One Foot, Other Foot Singing Ensemble and Ballet Ensemble
A Fellow Needs a Girl Dr. Joseph Taylor and Marjorie Taylor
Freshman Dance Ensemble
A Darn Nice Campus Joseph Taylor, Jr. and Cheerleaders
The Purple and the Brown The Freshmen
So Far Beulah
You Are Never Away Dr. Joseph Taylor, Jennie Brinker and Vocal Chorus
What a Lovely Day for the Wedding Singing Ensemble and Ned Brinker
It May Be a Good Idea for Joe Charlie Townsend
Wedding Relatives and Guests of the Bride and Groom
To Have and to Hold Singing Ensemble
Wish Them Well Singing Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
Money Isn't Everything Jennie Brinker, Hazel, Addie, Millie and Dot
Hazel Dances Hazel
Yatata, Yatata, Yatata Charlie Townsend and Ensemble
The Gentleman Is a Dope Emily
Allegro Emily, Charlie Townsend, Joseph Taylor, Jr., Singing Ensemble, Hazel and Ballet Ensemble
Come Home Marjorie Taylor
Finale Entire Company