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Broadhurst Theatre, (6/21/1951 - 11/24/1951)
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Opening Date: Jun 21, 1951    
Closing Date: Nov 24, 1951 Total Performances: 182

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Indianapolis. 1907.

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Theatre Operated by Affiliated Theatre Building Co., Inc.; Theatre Owned by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Milton Berle, Sammy Lambert and Bernie Foyer
Music by Walter Kent; Lyrics by Kim Gannon; Book by Sally Benson; Based on the novel by Booth Tarkington; Music arranged by Ted Royal; Musical Director: Vincent Travers; Choral arrangements by Crane Calder; Dance Musical Arrangements by Jesse Meeker
Staged by Hassard Short; Book Directed by Richard Whorf; Dances and Musical Numbers by Dania Krupska
Scenic Design by Stewart Chaney; Costume Design by David Ffolkes; Lighting Design by Hassard Short
General Manager: Nick Holde
Production Stage Manager: Robert Downing; Stage Manager: Jerry Adler
Music Contractor: Jack Maisell
Press Representative: Richard Maney and Frank Goodman; Dance Captain: Richard France
Frank AlbertsonMr. Baxter
Bob BakanicDon
Penny BancroftMrs. Parcher
Margaret BaxterSinger with the Orchestra
Alonzo BosanMr. Genesis
Joan BowmanNan
Bonnie BraeMadge
King CalderMr. Parcher
Carol ColeIda
Ann CrowleyLola Pratt
Doris DaltonMrs. Baxter
Maurice EllisGenesis
Richard FranceLester
Stan GroverSinger with the Orchestra
Joseph JamesPorter
Dick KallmanJoe Bullitt
Henry LawrenceSinger with the Orchestra
Dorothy MankoSinger with the Orchestra
Ellen McCownMay Parcher
Sherry McCutcheonJenny
Jim MooreCharlie
Harrison MullerGeorge Crooper
Kenneth NelsonWillie Baxter
Darrell NotaraDarrell
Bill NussSinger with the Orchestra
Greg O'BrienBert
Elizabeth PacettiSue
Bill ReillyDave
Betty Jane SeagleJane Baxter
John SharpeJohnnie Watson
Jeanne SheaSinger with the Orchestra
Paula StewartSinger with the Orchestra
Ray ThomasSinger with the Orchestra
Helen WoodEmmie
Understudies: Penny Bancroft (Mrs. Baxter), Carol Cole (Emmie), Rochelle Enker (Jane Baxter), Richard France (Joe Bullitt), Joseph James (Genesis, Mr. Genesis), Dick Kallman (Willie Baxter), Al McGranary (Mr. Baxter, Mr. Parcher), Jim Moore (Johnnie Watson), Greg O'Brien (Alternate Dancer), Bill Reilly (George Crooper) and Paula Stewart (Lola Pratt, May Parcher)
Theatre World
winner 1952 Award [recipient] 
  Dick Kallman
winner 1952 Award [recipient] 
  Helen Wood
music by Walter Kent; lyrics by Kim Gannon
ACT 1 Sung By
Weatherbee's Drug StoreJoe Bullitt, Don, Lester, Charlie, Darrell, Dave and Johnnie Watson
This Was Just Another DayLola Pratt and Willie Baxter
Things Are Gonna Hum This SummerLola Pratt, May Parcher, Emmie, Joe Bullitt, Johnnie Watson, Charlie, Madge, Lester and Friends
How Do You Do, Miss Pratt?Willie Baxter
Summertime Is SummertimeEmmie, Lester, May Parcher, Joe Bullitt and Friends
ReciprocityLola Pratt, Don, Charlie, Lester, Dave, Darrell and Johnnie Watson
Ode to LolaMay Parcher, Emmie, Nan, Madge, Ida, Jenny and Sue
Headache and HeartacheMrs. Baxter and Mr. Baxter
OO-OOO-OOO, What You Do to MeGeorge Crooper
ACT 2 Sung By
The Hoosier WayGeorge Crooper, Emmie, Lester, Charlie, Ida and Friends
I Could Get Married TodayWillie Baxter, Genesis and Mr. Genesis
After All, It's SpringMay Parcher, Joe Bullitt and Friends
If We Only Could Stop the Old Town ClockLola Pratt, Willie Baxter, George Crooper, Joe Bullitt, May Parcher, Emmie and Friends
After All, It's Spring (Reprise) The Company