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Eugene O'Neill Theatre , (4/25/1961 - 5/07/1961)
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Opening Date:Apr 25, 1961   
Closing Date:May 07, 1961 Total Performances:27

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: New Salem, Illinois - 1833
Comments: Opened off-Broadway at the York Playhouse April 3, 1961 for 18 performances; returned to the York for an additional 62 performances after the Broadway run.


Production Staff
Produced by Arthur Shimkin
Originally produced by Little Golden Theatre
Book by Richard N. Bernstein and John Allen; Music by Victor Ziskin; Lyrics by Joan Javits; Musical Director: Victor Ziskin; Special Dialogue and Lyrics by Arnold Sundgaard
Directed by Jay Harnick; Choreographed by Rhoda Levine
Scenic Design by Fred Voelpel; Costume Design by Fred Voelpel; Lighting Design by Fred Voelpel
Production Manager: John Allen; Stage Manager: William Falkner and Robert Darnell
Press Representative: Howard Atlee, Ruth Gage, Jane Randall, Lawrence Witchel and Edwin Douglass
Cast
Barbara Cornett Hannah
Lou Cutell William Berry
Robert Darnell Jack Armstrong
Judy Foster Ann Rutledge
Ralston Hill Seth
Ray Hyson John McNeil
Ken Kercheval Josh
Joan Kibrig Minnie
Tom Noel Bowling Green
Dan Resin Ninian Edwards
Darrell Sandeen Abe Lincoln
Understudies: Barbara Cornett and Ralston Hill
music by Victor Ziskin; lyrics by Joan Javits
ACT 1Sung By
The Same Old Me Company
Cheer Up! Minnie and William Berry
You Can Dance Ann Rutledge and Abe Lincoln
Someone You Know Abe Lincoln and Ann Rutledge
I Want to be a Little Frog in a Little Pond Abe Lincoln, Minnie, William Berry, Bowling Green, Ninian Edwards and Anne Rutledge
Clarey Grove Song Jack Armstrong, John McNeil and Josh
Don't P-P-Point Them Guns at Me Jack Armstrong, John McNeil and Josh
The Captain Lincoln March William Berry, Josh, John McNeil, Seth, Bowling Green and Abe Lincoln
Run, Indian, Run Jack Armstrong, John McNeil, Josh, William Berry, Seth and Abe Lincoln
ACT 2Sung By
Welcome Home March Company
Vote for Lincoln Ninian Edwards, Bowling Green, Jack Armstrong, John McNeil, Josh, William Berry and Seth
I Want to be a Little Frog in a Little Pond (Reprise)Abe Lincoln and Men
Cheer Up! (Reprise)Minnie and William Berry
Frontier Politics Ninian Edwards, Jack Armstrong, John McNeil, Josh, Seth, Bowling Green and William Berry
The Same Old Me (Reprise)Company