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Hazel Flagg   

Mark Hellinger Theatre, (2/11/1953 - 9/19/1953)
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Opening Date: Feb 11, 1953    
Closing Date: Sep 19, 1953 Total Performances: 190

Category: Musical, Satire, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Conference room of Everywhere Magazine; Dr. Downer's house; Railroad depot, Stonyhead; New York hotel suite; Laura Carew's office; Roseland Ballroom; various other New York locales. The Thirties.
Comments: Layoff from July 4 - September 1, 1953

Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Anthony Brady Farrell
Produced by Jule Styne; Produced in association with Anthony B. Farrell
Book by Ben Hecht; Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Bob Hilliard; Based on a story by James Street; Based on the cinema "Nothing Sacred" Ben Hecht; Musical Director: Pembroke Davenport; Choral arrangements and direction by Hugh Martin; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Ballet arrangements by Oscar Kosarin; Additional orchestrations by Jack Mason and Joe Glover
Production Supervised by Robert Alton; Book Directed by David Alexander; Musical Staging by Robert Alton
Scenic Design by Harry Horner; Lighting Design by Harry Horner; Costume Design by Miles White
General Manager: Rose Goldstein; Company Manager: Michael Goldreyer; Executive Secretary: Sylvia Herscher
Production Stage Manager: Neil Hartley; Stage Manager: Freddie Nay; Technical Supervisor: Jack Landau
Music Contractor: Phil Palmer; Head Copyist: Mathilde Pincus
Lighting Supervisor: James Orr; Press Representative: John L. Toohey and Arthur Cantor; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
Helen GallagherHazel Flagg
John Howard
Broadway debut
Wallace Cook
Thomas MitchellDr. Downer
Benay VenutaLaura Carew
Jack WhitingMayor of New York
John Brascia
Broadway debut
Jonathan HarrisOleander
Ross Martin
Broadway debut
Dr. Egelhofer
Sheree North
Broadway debut
John Pelletti
Broadway debut
Maximilian Lavian
Estelle AzaDancer
John BartisCommitteeman
Christopher BrownDancer
Dean CampbellAn Editor
Chris CarterDancer
David CarterSinger
Ronald CecillDancer
Jerry CraigBellboy
Al CraineDancer
Don CrichtonDancer
Bob DavisSinger
Sara DillonSinger
Marcella DodgeDancer
Lillian DonauDancer
Anna FriedlandDancer
Mary HarmonSinger
Carol HendricksVermont Villager
Ruby HerndonDancer
Bill HeyerFireman
Betsy HollandMiss Winterbottom
Dossie HollongsworthSinger
Lori JonChorus Girl
B.J. KeatingVermont Villager
Hugh LambertDancer
Gerard LeavittDancer
Robert LennMr. Jenkins
Dorothy LoveVermont Villager
Sherry McCutcheonDancer
Beverly McFaddenSinger
Betty McMillenDancer
Barbara MichaelsDancer
Judy MillerDancer
Joan MortonVermont Villager
Margot MyersDancer
Virginia PoeChorus Girl
Eva RalfDancer
David RandallSinger
George ReederMan on the Street
Eric SchepardPoliceman
Laurel ShelbyVermont Villager
Michael SpaethCommitteeman
Beryl TowbinDancer
Lawrence WeberMr. Billings
Toni WheelisDancer
Understudies: Chris Carter (Whitey), Jonathan Harris (Dr. Downer), Dossie Hollongsworth (Laura Carew), Dorothy Love (Hazel Flagg), George Reeder (Willie) and Lawrence Weber (Wallace Cook)
Theatre World
winner 1953 Award [recipient] 
  Sheree North
Tony Award®
winner 1953 Best Actor in a Musical [winner] 
  Thomas Mitchell
winner 1953 Best Costume Design [winner] 
  Miles White
music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Bob Hilliard
ACT 1 Sung By
A Little More HeartLaura Carew, Wallace Cook and Magazine Staff
The World Is Beautiful TodayHazel Flagg
I'm Glad I'm LeavingHazel Flagg
The Ruthland Bounce (Dance)Vermont Villager, Man on the Street, Dancer and Villagers
Hello HazelLaura Carew and New Yorkers
Paris Gown (Ballet)Hazel Flagg, Maximilian Lavian, Dancers, Models and Attendants
The World Is Beautiful Today (Reprise) Wallace Cook and Editors
Every Street's a Boulevard in Old New YorkMayor of New York
How Do You Speak to an AngelWallace Cook
Autograph ChantAutograph Hunters
I Feel Like I'm Gonna Live ForeverHazel Flagg
You're Gonna Dance With Me, WillieHazel Flagg, Willie and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Who Is the Bravest?University Glee CLub
Dream Parade (Ballet)Hazel Flagg and Company
SalomeDancing Girls, Salome, Cowboy Singer and Cowboy Dancers
Everybody Loves To Take a BowLaura Carew, Mayor of New York and Men
Laura De MaupassantHazel Flagg
Autograph Chant (Reprise) Autograph Hunters
I Feel Like I'm Gonna Live Forever (Reprise) Company
How Do You Speak to an AngelWallace Cook