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Hazel Flagg   

 
Mark Hellinger Theatre , (2/11/1953 - 9/19/1953)
First Preview: Total Previews:
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
Cast
Helen Gallagher Hazel Flagg
John Howard
Broadway debut
Wallace Cook
Thomas Mitchell Dr. Downer
Benay Venuta Laura Carew
Jack Whiting Mayor of New York
John Brascia
Broadway debut
Willie
Jonathan Harris Oleander
Ross Martin
Broadway debut
Dr. Egelhofer
Sheree North
Broadway debut
Whitey
John Pelletti
Broadway debut
Maximilian Lavian
Estelle Aza Dancer
John Bartis Committeeman
Singer
Christopher Brown Dancer
Dean Campbell An Editor
Singer
Chris Carter Dancer
David Carter Singer
Ronald Cecill Dancer
Jerry Craig Bellboy
Singer
Al Craine Dancer
Don Crichton Dancer
Bob Davis Singer
Sara Dillon Singer
Marcella Dodge Dancer
Lillian Donau Dancer
Anna Friedland Dancer
Mary Harmon Singer
Carol Hendricks Vermont Villager
Singer
Ruby Herndon Dancer
Bill Heyer Fireman
Singer
Betsy Holland Miss Winterbottom
Singer
Dossie Hollongsworth Singer
Lori Jon Chorus Girl
Dancer
B.J. Keating Vermont Villager
Singer
Hugh Lambert Dancer
Gerard Leavitt Dancer
Robert Lenn Mr. Jenkins
Singer
Dorothy Love Vermont Villager
Sherry McCutcheon Dancer
Beverly McFadden Singer
Betty McMillen Dancer
Barbara Michaels Dancer
Judy Miller Dancer
Joan Morton Vermont Villager
Dancer
Margot Myers Dancer
Virginia Poe Chorus Girl
Dancer
Eva Ralf Dancer
David Randall Singer
George Reeder Man on the Street
Dancer
Eric Schepard Policeman
Dancer
Laurel Shelby Vermont Villager
Singer
Michael Spaeth Committeeman
Dancer
Beryl Towbin Dancer
Lawrence Weber Mr. Billings
Toni Wheelis Dancer
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
nominee 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 1Sung By
A Little More Heart Laura Carew, Wallace Cook and Magazine Staff
The World Is Beautiful Today Hazel Flagg
I'm Glad I'm Leaving Hazel Flagg
The Ruthland Bounce (Dance) Vermont Villager, Man on the Street, Dancer and Villagers
Hello Hazel Laura 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 York Mayor of New York
How Do You Speak to an Angel Wallace Cook
Autograph Chant Autograph Hunters
I Feel Like I'm Gonna Live Forever Hazel Flagg
You're Gonna Dance With Me, Willie Hazel Flagg, Willie and Company
ACT 2Sung By
Who Is the Bravest? University Glee CLub
Dream Parade (Ballet) Hazel Flagg and Company
Salome Dancing Girls, Salome, Cowboy Singer and Cowboy Dancers
Everybody Loves To Take a Bow Laura Carew, Mayor of New York and Men
Laura De Maupassant Hazel Flagg
Autograph Chant (Reprise)Autograph Hunters
I Feel Like I'm Gonna Live Forever (Reprise)Company
How Do You Speak to an Angel Wallace Cook