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Hold It!   

 
National Theatre, (5/05/1948 - 6/12/1948)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: May 05, 1948    
Closing Date: Jun 12, 1948 Total Performances: 46

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: In and around Lincoln University



Production Staff
Produced by Sammy Lambert
Music by Gerald Marks; Lyrics by Samuel M. Lerner; Book by Matt Brooks and Art Arthur; Vocal arrangements by Clay Warnick; Ballet Arrangements by Irma Jurist; Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek and Ted Royal; Musical Director: Clay Warnick
Staged by Robert E. Perry; Choreographed by Michael Kidd
Scenic Design by Edward Gilbert; Costume Design by Julia Sze
Conducted by Clay Warnick
Dance Captain: Onna White
Cast
Wana AllisonUsherette
Dancer
John BeggsDancer
Gloria BensonUsherette
Singer
Bob BernardBernie
Dancer
Janet BethelUsherette
Dancer
Tom BowmanSinger
Joe
Kenny Buffett"Judge" Rogers
Red Buttons"Dinky" Bennett
Robert CadwalladerDancer
Penny CarrollUsherette
Penny
Singer
Douglas ChandlerGeorge Monopolis
Jack ClausDancer
Margit DeKovaDancer
Larry Douglas"Sarge" Denton
Johnny DownsBobby Manville
Robert EvansDancer
Chuck
John KaneFelix Dexter
Martin KraftDancer
Martin
Helen KramerDancer
Sid LawsonReporter
Sid
Singer
Scott LewisO'Brien
Vernon LusbyDancer
Paul LydayDancer
Paul
Ada LynneMillie Henderson
Barbara McCutcheonDancer
Jet McDonaldJessica Dale
Patrick McVeyCharlie Blake
Kathryne MylroieSinger
Usherette
Paul ReedMr. Jenkins
Buddy RogersBudd
Mr. Blandish
Singer
Reporter
Douglas RutherfordMr. Simpkins
Headwaiter
Elena SalamatovaDancer
Ruth SavilleMrs. Simpkins
Mrs. Jollop
House Mother
Anne Green
Helena SchurgotUsherette
Reporter
Singer
Bob ShawleyRodney Trent
Frank StevensSinger
Yvonne TiborDancer
Jack WarnerJack
Helen WenzelMrs. Blandish
Helen
Stage Manager
Dancer
Onna WhiteDancer
Patricia WymorePamela Scott
Theatre World
winner 1948 Award [recipient] 
  Patricia Wymore
music by Gerald Marks; lyrics by Sam Lerner
ACT 1 Sung By
Heaven Sent"Sarge" Denton, Bobby Manville and Boys
Buck in the BankBobby Manville, Jessica Dale and Singing Ensemble
Always YouBobby Manville and Jessica Dale
About Face"Sarge" Denton, Bobby Manville, "Dinky" Bennett, "Judge" Rogers and Singing Ensemble
Fundamental CharacterMillie Henderson and "Dinky" Bennett
Hold It!Bobby Manville, Jessica Dale, "Dinky" Bennett, Millie Henderson, Pamela Scott, "Judge" Rogers and Singing Ensemble
NevermoreJessica Dale
Roll 'Em"Sarge" Denton, Jessica Dale, Millie Henderson, Pamela Scott and Singing Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
So Nice Having YouMillie Henderson and Entire Ensemble
Down the Well"Sarge" Denton and Jessica Dale
You Took Possession of MePamela Scott and "Judge" Rogers
Always You (Reprise) Bobby Manville
Friendly EnemyMillie Henderson and "Dinky" Bennett
Hold It! (Reprise) Entire Company