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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 Allison Usherette
Dancer
John Beggs Dancer
Gloria Benson Usherette
Singer
Bob Bernard Bernie
Dancer
Janet Bethel Usherette
Dancer
Tom Bowman Singer
Joe
Kenny Buffett "Judge" Rogers
Red Buttons "Dinky" Bennett
Robert Cadwallader Dancer
Penny Carroll Usherette
Penny
Singer
Douglas Chandler George Monopolis
Jack Claus Dancer
Margit DeKova Dancer
Larry Douglas "Sarge" Denton
Johnny Downs Bobby Manville
Robert Evans Dancer
Chuck
John Kane Felix Dexter
Martin Kraft Dancer
Martin
Helen Kramer Dancer
Sid Lawson Reporter
Sid
Singer
Scott Lewis O'Brien
Vernon Lusby Dancer
Paul Lyday Dancer
Paul
Ada Lynne Millie Henderson
Barbara McCutcheon Dancer
Jet McDonald Jessica Dale
Patrick McVey Charlie Blake
Kathryne Mylroie Singer
Usherette
Paul Reed Mr. Jenkins
Buddy Rogers Budd
Mr. Blandish
Singer
Reporter
Douglas Rutherford Mr. Simpkins
Headwaiter
Elena Salamatova Dancer
Ruth Saville Mrs. Simpkins
Mrs. Jollop
House Mother
Anne Green
Helena Schurgot Usherette
Reporter
Singer
Bob Shawley Rodney Trent
Frank Stevens Singer
Yvonne Tibor Dancer
Jack Warner Jack
Helen Wenzel Mrs. Blandish
Helen
Stage Manager
Dancer
Onna White Dancer
Patricia Wymore Pamela Scott
Theatre World
nominee 1948 Award [recipient]
Patricia Wymore
music by Gerald Marks; lyrics by Sam Lerner
ACT 1Sung By
Heaven Sent "Sarge" Denton, Bobby Manville and Boys
Buck in the Bank Bobby Manville, Jessica Dale and Singing Ensemble
Always You Bobby Manville and Jessica Dale
About Face "Sarge" Denton, Bobby Manville, "Dinky" Bennett, "Judge" Rogers and Singing Ensemble
Fundamental Character Millie Henderson and "Dinky" Bennett
Hold It! Bobby Manville, Jessica Dale, "Dinky" Bennett, Millie Henderson, Pamela Scott, "Judge" Rogers and Singing Ensemble
Nevermore Jessica Dale
Roll 'Em "Sarge" Denton, Jessica Dale, Millie Henderson, Pamela Scott and Singing Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
So Nice Having You Millie Henderson and Entire Ensemble
Down the Well "Sarge" Denton and Jessica Dale
You Took Possession of Me Pamela Scott and "Judge" Rogers
Always You (Reprise)Bobby Manville
Friendly Enemy Millie Henderson and "Dinky" Bennett
Hold It! (Reprise)Entire Company