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Broadhurst Theatre , (5/14/1951 - 6/16/1951)
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Opening Date:May 14, 1951   
Closing Date:Jun 16, 1951 Total Performances:40

Category: Musical, Comedy,Puppets, Original, Broadway
Setting: B.G. Bigelow, Inc.; Puppet Laboratory; Telephone & Board Room; Bigelow's Toyland Bazaar; Bigelow Hall of Fame (Showroom to you); Bigelow's Inner Sanctum; City Hall Square; Bigelow's Bagdad; Capsulanti

Production Staff
Produced by Cheryl Crawford; Produced in association with E.Y. Harburg and Fred Saidy
Music by Sammy Fain; Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg; Book by E.Y. Harburg and Fred Saidy; Musical Director: Maurice Levine; Music orchestrated by Ted Royal; Special material for Miss Sumac written by Moises Vivanco
Directed by E.Y. Harburg and Fred Saidy; Choreographed by Helen Tamiris
Scenic Design by Howard Bay; Lighting Design by Howard Bay; Costume Design by David Ffolkes and Lucinda Ballard
General Manager: John Yorke
Production Stage Manager: Andy Anderson; Stage Manager: Perry Bruskin; Assistant Stage Mgr: Clifford Fearl
Press Representative: Abner D. Klipstein
Edith Atwater K.T. Pettigrew
Bil Baird's Marionettes Puppets
Barbara Cook Sandy
Irwin Corey Abou Ben Atom
Jerome Courtland Sylvester
Yma Sumac Najla
Ernest Truex B.G. Bigelow
Sara Aman Dancer
John Anderson Singer
Clyde, F.D.R. Puppets Singing Voice
Andy Aprea Lovingham
Board of Directors
Bil Baird Clyde
Marionette Operator
Cora Baird Mirabelle
Marionette Operator
Lee Ballard Buyer
Vicki Barrett Switchboard Operator
Lulu Bates Elsa Bullinger
Lewis Bolyard Singer
Stanley Carlson A March of Time Voice
Board of Directors
Lincoln Puppet Singing Voice
Ray Cook Buyer
Citizen of Capsulanti
Fay DeWitt Griselda
Cat Puppet Singing Voice
Carol Donn Singer
Hen Puppet Singing Voice
Franz Fazakas Marionette Operator
Lion Puppet Singing Voice
Clifford Fearl Buyer
Citizen of Capsulanti
Jane Fischer Switchboard Operator
Carl Harms Marionette Operator
Tom Payne Puppet Singing Voice
Urylee Leonardos Switchboard Operator
Elizabeth Logue Flahooley
Normand Maxon Dancer
Joe Nash Dancer
Louis Nye El-Akbar
The Elder Arab
Sheldon Ossosky Citizen of Capsulanti
Nehemiah Persoff Fowzi
The Younger Arab
Marilyn Ross Miss Buckley
Lois Shearer Singer
Mirabelle, Cinderella, Poodle Puppets Singing Voice
Laurel Shelby Switchboard Operator
Franklin T. Syme Buyer
Doctor Smith
James Tarbutton Dancer
Richard Temple Farquarson
Board of Directors
Edgar Thompson Hastings
Board of Directors
A Radio Voice
Ted Thurston Peabody
Board of Directors
Rhino Puppet Singing Voice
Norval Tormsen Citizen of Capsulanti
Tafi Towers Switchboard Operator
The Voice on the P.A.
Anthony Tudor Arab
Rowan Tudor Evans
Board of Directors
Clayfoot Trowbridge
Annaliese Widman Dancer
Understudies: John Anderson (Arab), Andy Aprea (Arab, Quimsy), Vicki Barrett (Griselda, Nurse), Lewis Bolyard (Doctor Smith), Jane Fischer (Flahooley), Urylee Leonardos (Najla), Nehemiah Persoff (Abou Ben Atom), Laurel Shelby (K.T. Pettigrew, Miss Buckley, The Voice on the P.A.), Franklin T. Syme (Clayfoot Trowbridge, Evans, Farquarson), Edgar Thompson (Peabody), Ted Thurston (B.G. Bigelow), Norval Tormsen (Sylvester) and Tafi Towers (Elsa Bullinger, Sandy)
music by Sammy Fain; lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
ACT 1Sung By
You Too Can Be a Puppet Puppet Singers
Here's To Your Illusions Sandy and Sylvester
B.G. Bigelow, Inc. Executives and Personnel
Najla's Song Najla
Who Says There Ain't No Santa Claus Sylvester, Sandy, Executives and Personnel
Flahooley Griselda, Miss Buckley, Executives and Personnel
The World Is Your Balloon Sandy, Sylvester and Puppet Singing Company
He's Only Wonderful Sandy and Sylvester
Arabian For 'Get Happy' Najla
ACT 2Sung By
Spirit of Capsulanti Miss Buckley and Townspeople
Happy Hunting Elsa Bullinger, Miss Buckley, Griselda and Townspeople
Enchantment Najla
Scheherezade Arabs and Executives
Come Back, Little Genie Sandy
The Springtime Cometh Abou Ben Atom