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Shubert Theatre , (11/12/1951 - 7/19/1952)
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Opening Date:Nov 12, 1951   
Closing Date:Jul 19, 1952 Total Performances:289

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Northern California, 1853.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned by The Shubert Organization; Theatre Operated by Central Theatres Leasing & Construction Company
Produced by Cheryl Crawford
Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Music by Frederick Loewe; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner; Music orchestrated by Ted Royal; Dance arrangements by Trude Rittman
Directed by Daniel Mann; Choreographed by Agnes De Mille
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Motley; Lighting Design by Peggy Clark; Assistant to Motley: Frank Spencer
General Manager: John Yorke
Production Stage Manager: Ward Bishop; Stage Manager: Stone Widney; Assistant Stage Mgr: John Schmidt
Conducted by Franz Allers; Choral Director: Franz Allers; Assistant Conductor: David Sackson; Assistant Choral Dir: John Schmidt; Orchestra Manager: Sol Gusikoff
Asst. to the Choreographer: James Mitchell; Production Associate: Bea Lawrence; Costume Co-ordinator Vee MacNee; General Press Representative: Wolfe Kaufman; Press Assistant: Merle Debuskey
James Barton Ben Rumson
Tony Bavaar Julio Valveras
James Mitchell Pete Billings
Olga San Juan
Broadway debut
Jennifer Rumson
Richard Aherne Edgar Crocker
Tom Ai Sing Yuy
Delbert Anderson Sam
John Anderson Singer
Gino Baldi Singer
Edward Becker Singer
Ralph Bunker Salem Trumbull
Mary Burr Suzanne Duval
Tamara Chapman Dancer
Stephen Cheng Lee Zen
Jack Dabdoub Singer
Gemze de Lappe Yvonne Sorel
Gordon Dilworth Reuben Sloane
Raymond Janney
Joan Djorup Dancer
John Faulkner Singer
Robert Flavelle Singer
Katia Geleznova Dancer
Lorraine Havercroft Carmelita
Dorothy Hill Dancer
Stuart Hodes Dancer
Jean Houloose Dancer
Carmelita Lanza Dancer
Marijane Maricle Elizabeth Woodling
Bert Matthews Walt
Kay Medford Cherry
Robert Morrow Dancer
Ilona Murai Dancer
Paul Olson Dancer
Robert Penn Jake Whippany
Dick Price Dancer
John Randolph Mike Mooney
Charlotte Ray Dancer
Mavis Ray Dancer
Jared Reed Sandy Twist
Frederick Schaeffen Dancer
John Schickling Singer
John Schmidt Singer
Jack Sheehan Dutchie
Jan Sherwood Sarah Woodling
Rufus Smith Steve Bullnack
John Smolko Dancer
John Spach Singer
Guy Stanbaugh Dancer
Newton Sullivan Singer
Gisella Svetlik Elsie
James Tarbutton Rocky
Feodore Tedick Singer
David Thomas Dr. Newcomb
Edgar Thompson Singer
Ted Thurston Jasper
Norman Weise Joe
Josh Wheeler Jacob Woodling
Understudies: John Anderson (Steve Bullnack), Gino Baldi (Julio Valveras), Jack Dabdoub (Jacob Woodling), Nola Fairbanks (Jennifer Rumson), Lorraine Havercroft (Elizabeth Woodling, Sarah Woodling), Stuart Hodes (Pete Billings), Carmelita Lanza (Carmelita, Cherry), Bert Mathews (Ben Rumson), Ilona Murai (Suzanne Duval), Mavis Ray (Yvonne Sorel), John Schmidt (Mike Mooney), John Smolko (Rocky), Newton Sullivan (Sandy Twist), David Thomas (Raymond Janney, Reuben Sloane, Salem Trumbull), Ted Thurston (Edgar Crocker, Jake Whippany) and Norman Weise (Dr. Newcomb, Dutchie)
Theatre World
nominee 1952 Award [recipient]
Tony Bavaar
music by Frederick Loewe; lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
ACT 1Sung By
I'm On My Way Steve Bullnack, Jake Whippany, Mike Mooney, Lee Zen, Sing Yuy, Sandy Twist, Edgar Crocker, Reuben Sloane and Miners
Rumson Jake Whippany
What's Goin' On Here? Jennifer Rumson
I Talk to the Trees Julio Valveras and Jennifer Rumson
They Call the Wind Maria Steve Bullnack, Miners and Dancer
I Still See Elisa Ben Rumson
How Can I Wait? Jennifer Rumson
Trio Elizabeth Woodling, Sarah Woodling and Jacob Woodling
Rumson (Reprise)Jake Whippany
In Between Ben Rumson
Whoop-Ti-Ay! Ben Rumson, Elizabeth Woodling and Miners
How Can I Wait? (Reprise)Jennifer Rumson and Julio Valveras
Carino Mio Julio Valveras and Jennifer Rumson
There's a Coach Comin' In Miners
Finaletto Fandangos and Miners
ACT 2Sung By
Hand Me Down That Can O'Beans Jake Whippany and Miners
Rope Dance Fandangos, Pete Billings and Singer
Can-can Suzanne Duval, Rocky, Fandangos and Miners
Another Autumn Julio Valveras, Dancer and Pete Billings
Movin' Miners
I'm On My Way (Reprise)Miners
All For Him Jennifer Rumson
(I Was Born Under a) Wand'rin' Star Ben Rumson
I Talk to the Trees (Reprise)Jennifer Rumson
Strike! Steve Bullnack, Jasper and Jake Whippany
(I Was Born Under a) Wand'rin' Star (Reprise)Jake Whippany, Steve Bullnack, Sandy Twist and Miners