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Beg, Borrow or Steal   

 
Martin Beck Theatre, (2/10/1960 - 2/13/1960)
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Opening Date: Feb 10, 1960    
Closing Date: Feb 13, 1960 Total Performances: 5

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical comedy in two acts and twenty-one scenes
Setting: A run-down section of a monster American city. The 1950's.



Production Staff
Produced by Eddie Bracken, Carroll Masterson and Harris Masterson
Book by Bud Freeman; from a story by Bud Freeman and Marvin Seiger; Music by Leon Pober; Lyrics by Bud Freeman; Music orchestrated by Peter Matz and Hal Hidey; Musical Director: Hal Hidey
Directed by David Doyle; Staged by Billy Matthews; Choreographed by Peter Hamilton
Scenic Design by Carter Morningstar; Costume Design by Carter Morningstar; Lighting Design by Carter Morningstar
General Manager: Al Goldin; Company Manager: Jack Potter
Stage Manager: Bob Paschall, Joseph Dooley and Bruce Blaine
Press Representative: Harry Davies and Irvin Dorfman
Cast
Richard ArmbrusterSam Lee Howard
Charles ArnettSculptor
Virginia BarnesPoetry Lover
Eddie BrackenPistol
Jean BrunoMrs. Plonsky
Claiborne CaryFreida
Colleen CorkreyPottery Girl
Harold Da SilvaFlamenco Dancer
Michael DavisRug Hooker
Shelia DeePoetry Lover
David DoyleBlanding
Jack DrummondPatriot
Garold GardnerDance Class
Betty GarrettClara
Ellen HalpinDance Class
Dell HanleyLover
Tom HestorPainter
Esther HorrocksBar Girl
Adriana KeathleyFlamenco Dancer
Georgia KennedyPoetry Lover
Fred KimbroughGuitarist
Sally LeeModern Dance Leader
Fran LeoneKnitter
Bill LintonMuscle
Bernice MassiEthel
Biff McGuireJunior
Carmen MoralesDance Class
Willard NagelDance Class
Larry ParksRafe
Estelle ParsonsOllie
Betty RhodesPhil
Karen SargentJudy
Beti SeayModel
Lucinda StevensMobile Artist
Michel StuartChess Player
Roy StuartJason
Mary SullivanLover
John TormeyPoet
Arthur WhitfieldChess Player
Keith WillisKnitter
Mara WirtKibitzer
Richard WoodsKoppisch
Understudies: Richard Armbruster (Rafe), Bruce Blaine (Blanding, Koppisch), Colleen Corkrey (Ethel), Jack Drummond (Junior, Pistol), Dell Hanley (Jason), Cris Kane (Clara), Sally Lee (Judy, Phil) and Lucinda Stevens (Mrs. Plonsky, Ollie)

ACT 1 Sung By
Some Little PeopleThe Ensemble
RootlessJunior
What Are We Gonna Do Tonight?Ollie, Phil and Judy
Poetry and All That JazzFreida and Ensemble
Don't Stand Too Close to the PictureRafe, Clara and Ensemble
Beg, Borrow or StealRafe
Beg, Borrow or StealRafe
No One Knows MeClara
Zen Is WhenPistol, Junior, Ethel and Jason
ClaraJunior
You've Got Someting To SayRafe and Clara
You've Got Someting To Say (Reprise) Rafe, Clara, Pistol, Junior and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Presenting Clara SpencerClara, Knitter, Chess Players, Sculptor, Flamenco Dancer and Members of the Dance Class
I Can't Stop TalkingClara and Junior
It's All in Your MindRafe and Clara
In TimeJunior
ThinkClara
Little PeoplePistol and Company
Rafesville, U.S.A.Ethel and Jason
Beg, Borrow or Steal (Reprise) Rafe and Ensemble
Let's Be Strangers AgainClara and Junior
Little People (Reprise) The Entire Company