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Greenwillow   

 
Alvin Theatre , (3/08/1960 - 5/28/1960)
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Opening Date:Mar 08, 1960   
Closing Date:May 28, 1960 Total Performances:97

Category: Musical, Comedy, Fantasy, Romantic Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: In and about Greenwillow.


Production Staff
Produced by Robert A. Willey; Produced in association with Frank Productions, Inc.
Book by Lesser Samuels and Frank Loesser; Based on the novel by B.J. Chute; Music by Frank Loesser; Lyrics by Frank Loesser; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Musical Director: Abba Bogin
Directed by George Roy Hill; Choreographed by Joe Layton
Scenic Design by Peter Larkin; Costume Design by Alvin Colt; Lighting Design by Feder; Sound Design by Sound Associates, Inc.; Hair Design by Grady Bundrick; Assistant to Mr. Colt: Stanley Simmons; Assistant to Mr. Feder: Blanche Roth; Sound Consultant: C. Robert Fine
General Manager: Joseph Harris
Production Stage Manager: Terence Little; Stage Manager: Arthur Rubin; Assistant Stage Mgr: Ralph Linn
Assistant Conductor: Frederick Vogelgesang; Copyist Supervisor: Mathilde Pincus; Music Contractor: Emory Davis; Orchestra Manager: Jacques Rabiroff
General Press Representative: Philip Bloom; Press Representative: David Lipsky; Production Assistant to Mr. Hill: Nora Ahern; Asst. to the Choreographer: John Smolko; Press Assistant: Fred Weterick; Animal Trainer: Chateau Theatrical Animals; Master Electrician: James Orr
Cast
Anthony Perkins Gideon Briggs
William Chapman Reverend Lapp
Cecil Kellaway Reverend Birdsong
Pert Kelton Gramma Briggs
Ellen McCown Dorrie Whitbred
Kenny Adams Singing Ensemble
Jere Admire Dancing Ensemble
Don Atkinson Dancing Ensemble
Estelle Aza Dancing Ensemble
Betsy Bridge Singing Ensemble
Lynn Brinker Martha Briggs
Lee Cass Thomas Clegg
Joan Coddington Dancing Ensemble
Saralou Cooper Emma
Grover Dale Andrew
Dortha Duckworth Clara Clegg
Ethelyne Dunfee Dancing Ensemble
Richard Englund Dancing Ensemble
Marie Foster Mrs. Lunny
Singing Ensemble
Rico Froehlich Singing Ensemble
David Gold Will
Dancing Ensemble
Russell Goodwin Singing Ensemble
Margery Gray Nell
Dancing Ensemble
Mickey Gunnerson Dancing Ensemble
Brenda Harris Sheby Briggs
Jordon Howard Mr. Preebs
Singing Ensemble
Patsi King Dancing Ensemble
Jack Leigh Dancing Ensemble
Bruce MacKay Amos Briggs
John Megna Jabez Briggs
Marian Mercer Singing Ensemble
Carl Nicholas Singing Ensemble
Thomas Norden Young Churchgoer
Virginia Oswald Singing Ensemble
Bob Roman Singing Ensemble
Elaine Swann Maidy
Shelia Swenson Singing Ensemble
Maggie Task Mrs. Hasty
Singing Ensemble
Karen Thorsell Singing Ensemble
Ian Tucker Micah Briggs
Nancy Van Rhein Dancing Ensemble
Jimmy White Dancing Ensemble
Understudies: Grover Dale (Gideon Briggs), Marie Foster (Clara Clegg, Gramma Briggs), Rico Froehlich (Reverend Lapp), Edmund Gaynes (Micah Briggs), Russell Goodwin (Amos Briggs), Jordon Howard (Thomas Clegg), Patsi King (Nell), Jack Leigh (Will), Ralph Linn (Andrew), Ave Marie Megna (Sheby Briggs), Marian Mercer (Emma, Maidy), Thomas Norden (Jabez Briggs), Clarence Nordstrom (Reverend Birdsong), Virginia Oswald (Mrs. Hasty), Bob Roman (Mr. Preebs), Maggie Task (Martha Briggs) and Karen Thorsell (Dorrie Whitbred)
Tony Award®
 1960 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Pert Kelton
 1960 Best Scenic Design (Musical) [nominee]
Scenic Design by Peter Larkin
 1960 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Alvin Colt
 1960 Best Choreography [nominee]
Joe Layton
 1960 Best Conductor and Musical Director [nominee]
Musical Director: Abba Bogin
 1960 Best Stage Technician [nominee]
James Orr
music by Frank Loesser; lyrics by Frank Loesser
ACT 1Sung By
A Day Borrowed from Heaven The Villagers
A Day Borrowed from Heaven (Reprise)Gideon Briggs
The Music of Home Amos Briggs, Gideon Briggs and the Villagers
Gideon Briggs, I Love You Gideon Briggs and Dorrie Whitbred
The Autumn Courting All the Villagers
The Call to Wander Amos Briggs
Summertime Love Gideon Briggs and the Villagers
Walking Away Whistling Dorrie Whitbred
The Sermon Reverend Lapp and Reverend Birdsong
Could've Been a Ring Clara Clegg and Gramma Briggs
Gideon Briggs, I Love You (Reprise)Dorrie Whitbred
Halloweve The Young Villagers
Never Will I Marry Gideon Briggs
Greenwillow Christmas Martha Briggs and the Villagers
ACT 2Sung By
The Music of Home (Reprise)The Villagers
Faraway Boy Dorrie Whitbred
Clang Dang the Bell Gideon Briggs, Gramma Briggs, Martha Briggs, Micah Briggs, Sheby Briggs and Jabez Briggs
What a Blessing Reverend Birdsong
He Died Good The Villagers
The Spring Courting Andrew, Dorrie Whitbred and the Young Villagers
Summertime Love (Reprise)Gideon Briggs
What a Blessing (Reprise)Reverend Birdsong
The Call Gideon Briggs
The Music of Home (Reprise)All of Greenwillow