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Winter Garden Theatre , (3/23/1950 - 5/06/1950)
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Opening Date:Mar 23, 1950   
Closing Date:May 06, 1950 Total Performances:52

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: An old Pennsylvania mansion.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by J. J. Shubert
Produced by Vinton Freedley; Produced in association with Anderson Lawler and Russell Markert
Music by Abraham Ellstein and Robert Russell Bennett; Book by Walter Bullock and Sylvia Regan; Lyrics by Walter Bullock; Orchestrations by Robert Russell Bennett and Donald J. Walker; Musical Director: Max Meth; Arrangements for "Headin' for a Weddin'," "Dreams Ago" Waltz and "The Riddle" by Genevieve Pitot; Vocal arrangements by Crane Calder
Dances and musical numbers staged by Helen Tamiris; Directed by Mary Hunter
Scenic Design by Stewart Chaney; Costume Design by Stewart Chaney; Lighting Design by Stewart Chaney; Assistant to Mr. Chaney: Robert Davison; Assistant Costume Design: Frank Thompson; Wig Design by David Lerch; Make-Up Design by Elizabeth Arden; Hair Design by Elizabeth Arden
General Manager: Robert Milford
Production Stage Manager: B.D. Kranz; Stage Manager: Larry Baker; Assistant Stage Mgr: Ted Cappy
Assistant to Miss Hunter: Ruth Bedford; Assistant to Miss Tamaris: Rod Alexander; General Press Representative: Karl N. Bernstein; Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson
Cast
Rod Alexander Albert
Valerie Bettis Kitty
Mark Dawson Vince
Stuart Erwin Woodrow Twig
Bambi Linn Bonnie
Vivienne Segal Leslie Butterfield
Martha Wright Carol
Leigh Allen Singer
Jeanne Bal Singer
Lulu Bates Blodgett
Chuck Brunner Dancer
Fred Bryan Singer
Aleen Buchanan Maybelle
Ted Cappy Dancer
Ken Carroll The Minister
Singer
Virginia Curtis Sandra
Singer
Eleanor Fairchild Dancer
Roscoe French Dancer
Ed Gombos Singer
Eleanore Gregory Dancer
Barbara Heath Dancer
Ann Hutchinson Dancer
John Juliano Singer
Norma Kaiser Dancer
Don Kennedy O'Brien
Betty Low Prudence
Jay Marshall Crumleigh
J.C. McCord Jake
Ruth McVayne Singer
Joyce Mitchell Singer
David Nillo Jonathan
Dancer
Russell Nype Freddie
Singer
Earl Oxford Butch
Marjorie Peterson Mimsey
Paul Reed Rafferty
Harry Lee Rogers Dancer
Janice Rule Dancer
Swen Swenson Dancer
Robert Wallace Singer
Julia Williams Singer
music by Abraham Ellstein; lyrics by Walter Bullock
ACT 1Sung By
When the Sheets Come Back from the Laundry Kitty, Bonnie, Prudence, Maybelle, Albert, Jake, Crumleigh and Dancers
It's a Long Time Till Tomorrow Carol and Vince
Headin' for a Weddin' Woodrow Twig, Kitty, Bonnie, Prudence, Maybelle, Albert, Jake, Crumleigh and Dancers
Redecorate Butch
What a Day! Carol, Vince, Blodgett, Singers and Guests
Call It Love Carol and Vince
There's Nothing Like It Blodgett
Dreams Ago Carol and Vince
From This Day On Entire Company
ACT 2Sung By
Who Done It? Singer, Freddie, O'Brien, Rafferty, Blodgett and Guests
Blue Day Carol
That's a Man Everytime Leslie Butterfield, Mimsey, Singer and Bridesmaids
You Appeal to Me Leslie Butterfield and Woodrow Twig
Who Done It? (Reprise)Blodgett
Let's Have a Party Kitty, Prudence, Jake and Dancers
Call It Love (Reprise)Carol and Vince
Thank You, Mrs. Butterfield Wedding Guests
Finale Entire Company