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The Conquering Hero   

ANTA Playhouse, (1/16/1961 - 1/21/1961)
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Opening Date: Jan 16, 1961    
Closing Date: Jan 21, 1961 Total Performances: 8

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: The "Chez Victory" club; the train; the station at Hillsdale; the Truesmith house; the town hall; the Mayor's office; others.

Production Staff
Produced by Robert Whitehead and Roger L. Stevens; Produced by special arrangement with Emka, Ltd.
Book by Larry Gelbart; Music by Moose Charlap; Lyrics by Norman Gimbel; Music arranged by Robert Ginzler and Sid Ramin; Music orchestrated by Robert Ginzler and Sid Ramin; Dance arrangements by Fred Werner; Musical Director: Sherman Frank; Vocal arrangements by Sherman Frank; Based on "Hail, the Conquering Hero" by Preston Sturges
Directed by Albert Marre; Choreographed by Todd Bolender
Scenic Design by Jean Rosenthal and William Pitkin; Costume Design by Patton Campbell; Lighting Design by Jean Rosenthal
Production Stage Manager: Phil Friedman; Stage Manager: Walter Rinner
Press Representative: Barry Hyams
Tom PostonWoodrow Truesmith
John AristidesThe Enemy Captain
Lee BarryDoorman
Margery BeddowDancer
Burt BierMP
Kay BrownLibby Callan
Geoffrey BryantReverend Cox
Richard BuckleyRonnie
Shirley ChesterSinger
Tony CraigSinger
Georgia CreightonSinger
Marlene DellDancer
Brina DexterEffie
Bob DixonPfc. O'Dell
Shellie FarrellDancer
Walter FarrellPfc. Doyle
Pat FerrierDancer
Charlotte FrazierSinger
Marianne GaleSinger
Edith GreshamMrs. Noble
William GuskeDancer
T. J. HalliganA General
Doc Johnson
Kathe HowardDancer
Reby HowellsDancer
Bob KalibanMaster of Ceremonies
Kenny KealyGene
Elizabeth KerrMrs. Truesmith
Dick KorthazeDancer
Erik KristenWaiter
William LeMassenaNightclub Manager
Judge Callan
Betty Hyatt LintonDancer
Jane MasonSue Anne Barnes
Ed MastinSinger
Bill McDonaldCpl. Ganz
John McMartinForrest Noble
Bernie MeyerPfc. Pasco
Dale MoredaDancer
Don MorganConductor
Charles RuleSinger
James SennDancer
Lionel StanderSgt. Murdock
Marilyn StarkNightclub Performer
Fred StewartMayor Noble
Michel StuartDancer
Samye VanBartender
music by Moose Charlap; lyrics by Norman Gimbel
ACT 1 Sung By
Girls! Girls!Doorman and the Marines
Five Shots of WhiskeySgt. Murdock, Pfc. O'Dell, Pfc. Doyle, Cpl. Ganz and Pfc. Pasco
Hail, the Conquering Hero!Woodrow Truesmith and Company
Must Be Given to YouThe Company
Wonderful, Marvelous YouWoodrow Truesmith, Libby Callan and Gene
TruthThe Company
Won't You Marry Me?Libby Callan
The River BankSue Anne Barnes and Woodrow Truesmith
Only RainbowsWoodrow Truesmith, Pfc. O'Dell, Pfc. Doyle and Cpl. Ganz
The CampaignWoodrow Truesmith and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
One Mother EachSgt. Murdock, Pfc. O'Dell, Pfc. Doyle, Cpl. Ganz and Pfc. Pasco
Must Be Given to You (Reprise) The Company
I'm BeautifulLibby Callan and the Marines
Rough TimesLibby Callan and Gene
Yours, All YoursWoodrow Truesmith, Sue Anne Barnes and Ensemble
Won't You Marry Me? (Reprise) Woodrow Truesmith
Hail, the Conquering Hero! (Reprise) Entire Company
Only Rainbows (Reprise) Entire Company