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Sleepy Hollow   

St. James Theatre , (6/03/1948 - 6/12/1948)
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Opening Date:Jun 03, 1948   
Closing Date:Jun 12, 1948 Total Performances:12

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: The autumn of 1795 in the village of Sleepy Hollow, up by the Tappan Zee on the east bank of the Hudson River

Production Staff
Produced by Lorraine Lester
Book by Russell Maloney and Miriam Battista; Music by George Lessner; Lyrics by Russell Maloney and Miriam Battista; Based on a story by Washington Irving; Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek, Ted Royal and George Lessner; Vocal arrangements by Elie Siegmaster; Additional lyrics by Ruth Hughes Aaron
Directed by John O'Shaughnessy and Marc Connelly; Choreographed by Anna Sokolow
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by David Ffolkes
Conducted by Irving Actman
Village Girl Who Dances
Ilona Albok Village Girl Who Sings
Aza Bard Village Girl Who Dances
Joan Barrett Village Girl Who Sings
Dorothy Bird The Lady from New Haven
Walter Butterworth Willie Van Twiller
Village Child
Clara Courdery Village Girl Who Dances
Alex Daunaeff Village Boy Who Dances
Ray Drakeley Balt
Village Boy Who Sings
Ann Dunbar Jenny
Village Girl Who Dances
Morley Evans Mr. Van Ripper
Don Farnworth Village Boy Who Dances
William Ferguson Ike
Village Boy Who Sings
Peggy Ferris Lena
Village Girl Who Sings
Ken Foley Mr. Van Hooten
Village Boy Who Sings
Kate Friedlich Village Girl Who Dances
Ward Garner Hendrick
Russell George Luther
Village Boy Who Sings
Saida Gerrard Village Girl Who Dances
Hayes Gordon Brom "Bones" Van Brunt
Carmella Gutierrez Village Girl Who Dances
Jean Handzlik Mrs. Van Ripper
Thomas Hoier Mr. Van Tassel
Tyrone Kearney Conscience
Gil Lamb Ichabod Crane
Doreen Lane Teena
Village Child
Sylvia Lane Greta
Village Child
Deda LaPetina Village Girl Who Sings
Jay Lloyd Village Boy Who Dances
Vincent Lubrano Village Boy Who Sings
Remi Martel Village Boy Who Dances
Margaret McCallion Village Girl Who Dances
Mary McCarty Eva
Ruth McDevitt Mrs. Van Tassel
William Mende Cotton Mather
Village Boy Who Sings
Joseph Milan Village Boy Who Dances
Shaun O'Brien Piet
Village Boy Who Dances
Margery Oldroyd Annie
Village Girl Who Sings
Laura Pierpont Mrs. Van Brunt
Kenneth Remo Indian
Ellen Repp Wilhelmina
Richard Rhoades Martin Van Horsen
Village Child
Margaret Ritter Bertha
Village Girl Who Sings
Larry Robbins Roelf
Village Boy Who Sings
John Russel Joost
Village Boy Who Sings
Lewis Scholle Stuyveling Van Doorn
Village Child
Alan Shay Hans Van Ripper
Village Child
Robin Sloan Hilda
Robin Sloane Village Child
Janice Sprei Village Girl Who Sings
James Starbuck Walt
Jo Sullivan Margaret
Village Girl Who Sings
Kaja Sumdsten Village Girl Who Dances
Franklin Wagner Nick
Village Boy Who Dances
John Ward Chris
Village Boy Who Dances
Betty Jane Watson Katrina Van Tassel
Bobby White Jacob Van Tassel
Bert Wilcox Mr. Van Brunt
Understudies: (The Lady from New Haven), Alex Dunaeff (Walt), Peggy Ferris (Eva), Kate Friedlich (The Lady from New Haven), Russell George (Brom "Bones" Van Brunt), Tyrone Kearney (Ichabod Crane), Kenneth Remo (Hendrick), Margaret Ritter (Katrina Van Tassel), Larry Robbins (Indian) and John Russel (Conscience)
Theatre World
nominee 1949 Award [recipient]
Mary McCarty
Tony Award®
winner 1949 Best Scenic Design [winner]
Jo Mielziner
music by George Lessner; lyrics by Russell Maloney and Miriam Battista
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1Sung By
Time Stands Still Villagers
I Still Have Plenty to Learn Brom "Bones" Van Brunt
Ask Me Again Katrina Van Tassel
I Still Have Plenty to Learn (Reprise)Brom "Bones" Van Brunt and Katrina Van Tassel
Never Let Her Go Villagers
There's History To Be Made
(lyrics by Russell Maloney, Miriam Battista and Ruth Hughes Aaron)
Ichabod Crane
Here and Now Brom "Bones" Van Brunt and Katrina Van Tassel
Why Was I Born on a Farm?
(lyrics by Ruth Hughes Aaron)
If Ichabod Crane
My Lucky Lover Katrina Van Tassel, Wilhelmina, Eva and Sleepy Hollow Girls
A Musical Lesson Ichabod Crane
You've Got That Kind of a Face
(lyrics by Russell Maloney, Miriam Battista and Ruth Hughes Aaron)
Hendrick and Eva
I'm Lost
(lyrics by Ruth Hughes Aaron)
Brom "Bones" Van Brunt
Goodnight Villagers
The Englishman's Head Wilhelmina, Brom "Bones" Van Brunt and Villagers
ACT 2Sung By
Pedro, Ichabod Brom "Bones" Van Brunt, Walt and Village Boys
Poor Man Ichabod Crane
The Things That Lovers Say Katrina Van Tassel
I'm Lost (Reprise)
(lyrics by Ruth Hughes Aaron)
Brom "Bones" Van Brunt
Ichabod Conscience, Indian and Cotton Mather
The Gray Goose Jacob Van Tassel and Ensemble