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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 [See More]
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
General Manager: Joseph Harris
Production Stage Manager: Terence Little; Stage Manager: Arthur Rubin
Copyist Supervisor: Mathilde Pincus; Music Contractor: Emory Davis; Orchestra Manager: Jacques Rabiroff
General Press Representative: Philip Bloom; Press Representative: David Lipsky; Animal Trainer: Chateau Theatrical Animals
Anthony PerkinsGideon Briggs
William ChapmanReverend Lapp
Cecil KellawayReverend Birdsong
Pert KeltonGramma Briggs
Ellen McCownDorrie Whitbred
Kenny AdamsSinging Ensemble
Jere AdmireDancing Ensemble
Don AtkinsonDancing Ensemble
Estelle AzaDancing Ensemble
Betsy BridgeSinging Ensemble
Lynn BrinkerMartha Briggs
Lee CassThomas Clegg
Joan CoddingtonDancing Ensemble
Saralou CooperEmma
Grover DaleAndrew
Dortha DuckworthClara Clegg
Ethelyne DunfeeDancing Ensemble
Richard EnglundDancing Ensemble
Marie FosterMrs. Lunny
Singing Ensemble
Rico FroehlichSinging Ensemble
David GoldWill
Dancing Ensemble
Russell GoodwinSinging Ensemble
Margery GrayNell
Dancing Ensemble
Mickey GunnersonDancing Ensemble
Brenda HarrisSheby Briggs
Jordon HowardMr. Preebs
Singing Ensemble
Patsi KingDancing Ensemble
Jack LeighDancing Ensemble
Bruce MacKayAmos Briggs
John MegnaJabez Briggs
Marian MercerSinging Ensemble
Carl NicholasSinging Ensemble
Thomas NordenYoung Churchgoer
Virginia OswaldSinging Ensemble
Bob RomanSinging Ensemble
Elaine SwannMaidy
Shelia SwensonSinging Ensemble
Maggie TaskMrs. Hasty
Singing Ensemble
Karen ThorsellSinging Ensemble
Ian TuckerMicah Briggs
Nancy Van RheinDancing Ensemble
Jimmy WhiteDancing 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 Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Anthony Perkins
 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 1 Sung By
A Day Borrowed from HeavenThe Villagers
A Day Borrowed from Heaven (Reprise) Gideon Briggs
The Music of HomeAmos Briggs, Gideon Briggs and the Villagers
Gideon Briggs, I Love YouGideon Briggs and Dorrie Whitbred
The Autumn CourtingAll the Villagers
The Call to WanderAmos Briggs
Summertime LoveGideon Briggs and the Villagers
Walking Away WhistlingDorrie Whitbred
The SermonReverend Lapp and Reverend Birdsong
Could've Been a RingClara Clegg and Gramma Briggs
Gideon Briggs, I Love You (Reprise) Dorrie Whitbred
HalloweveThe Young Villagers
Never Will I MarryGideon Briggs
Greenwillow Christmas Martha Briggs and the Villagers
ACT 2 Sung By
The Music of Home (Reprise) The Villagers
Faraway BoyDorrie Whitbred
Clang Dang the BellGideon Briggs, Gramma Briggs, Martha Briggs, Micah Briggs, Sheby Briggs and Jabez Briggs
What a BlessingReverend Birdsong
He Died GoodThe Villagers
The Spring CourtingAndrew, Dorrie Whitbred and the Young Villagers
Summertime Love (Reprise) Gideon Briggs
What a Blessing (Reprise) Reverend Birdsong
The CallGideon Briggs
The Music of Home (Reprise) All of Greenwillow