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46th Street Theatre, (10/17/1960 - 4/23/1961)
First Preview: Oct 12, 1960 Total Previews: 6
Opening Date: Oct 17, 1960    
Closing Date: Apr 23, 1961 Total Performances: 216

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: The island of Manhattan during the latter part of the 19th Century.



Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned by The Shubert Organization; 46th Street Theatre Managing Director: Lester Osterman; 46th Street Theatre General Manager: Richard Horner
Produced by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince
Book by George Abbott and Jerome Weidman; Based on the novel by Samuel Hopkins Adams; Music by Jerry Bock; Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick; Musical Director: Hal Hastings; Music orchestrated by Irwin Kostal; Dance arrangements by Jack Elliott
Directed by George Abbott; Choreographed by Joe Layton
Scenic Design by Cecil Beaton; Costume Design by Cecil Beaton; Hair Design by Ronald De Mann
General Manager: Carl Fisher
Production Stage Manager: Ruth Mitchell; Stage Manager: John Allen
Copyist Supervisor: Mathilde Pincus
Press Representative: Sol Jacobson and Lewis Harmon; Casting: Judith Abbott; Advertising: Ingram Ash
Cast
Maurice EvansReverend Brock
Ron HusmannTommy
Jere AdmireDancer
Charles AschmannSinger
Lee BeckerGertie
Raymond BramleyPurdy
Carvel CarterProstitute
Gordon CookEllington
Lanier DavisMartin
Ralph DunnLt. Schmidt
The Pantata
Nancy EmesProstitute
David EvansDancer
Rex EverhartJoe
Roy FantDeacon
Bob FitchDrunk
Dancer
John FordSinger
Dorothy FrankDorothy
Dancer
Margery GrayMargie
Prostitute
Dancer
Stokeley GraySinger
Maria GrazianoSinger
Mickey GunnersenDancer
Joe HillChairman
Singer
Jordon HowardRooney
Singer
Gail JohnstonSinger
Irene KaneJessica
Sandy LeedsDancer
Jack LeighDancer
Erin MartinProstitute
Dancer
Jack McCannCallahan
Singer
Wynne MillerLaura
Dargan MontgomeryYoung Man
Singer
Christine NordenLiz
Patsy PetersonGirl
Singer
Eddie PhillipsFrye
Wakefield PooleDancer
Marjorie PragonDancer
Claire RichardSinger
Michael RobertsBecker
Singer
Eileen RodgersNita
Elaine RogersMrs. Barker
Singer
Marguerite ShawNellie
Ron StrattonDancer
Jayne TurnerDancer
Pat TurnerMaggie
Dancer
Understudies: Gordon Cook (Tommy), Nancy Emes (Nita), David Evans (Ellington), Bob Fitch (Frye), Margery Gray (Jessica), Stokeley Gray (Martin), Joe Hill (Purdy, Reverend Brock), Jordon Howard (Deacon, Joe), Gail Johnston (Laura), Erin Martin (Gertie), Claire Richard (Nellie), Michael Roberts (Lt. Schmidt) and Marguerite Shaw (Liz)
Theatre World
winner 1961 Award [recipient] 
  Ron Husmann
Tony Award®
 1961 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Maurice Evans
 1961 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Ron Husmann
 1961 Best Costume Design (Musical) [nominee] 
 Costume Design by Cecil Beaton
music by Jerry Bock; lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
ACT 1 Sung By
Bless This LandThe Choir
Little Old New YorkNita, Gertie and Company
Dr. BrockReverend Brock
Artificial FlowersTommy
What's In It For You?Reverend Brock and Tommy
ReformGertie and Singers
Tommy, TommyLaura
Artificial Flowers (Reprise) Margie
The Picture of HappinessTommy
DanceGertie, Frye and Company
Dear FriendReverend Brock, Laura, Jessica and Dancer
The Army of the JustReverend Brock, Martin, Dancer and Singers
How the Money Changes HandsReverend Brock, Nita, Liz, Frye, Gertie and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Good Clean FunReverend Brock and Company
My Miss MaryTommy, Laura and Singers
My Gentle Young JohnyNita
The TrialThe Company
The Tenderloin CelebratioinFrye, Gertie and Company
Reform (Reprise) Gertie, Prostitute, Liz and Company
Tommy, Tommy (Reprise) Laura
Little Old New York (Reprise) The Company