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Royale Theatre , (5/16/1952 - 3/28/1953)
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Opening Date:May 16, 1952   
Closing Date:Mar 28, 1953 Total Performances:365

Category: Musical, Revue, Original, Broadway


Production Staff
Theatre Owned by The Shubert Organization; Theatre Operated by the Magoro Operating Corporation
Produced by Leonard Sillman
Featuring songs by Ronny Graham, Arthur Siegel, June Carroll, Sheldon Harnick, Michael Brown, Murray Grand and Francis Lemarque; Featuring songs with lyrics by Ronny Graham, Arthur Siegel, June Carroll, Sheldon Harnick, Michael Brown, Elisse Boyd, Alan Melville, Herbert Farjeon, Francis Lemarque and Peter DeVries; Sketches by Ronny Graham and Melvin Brooks; Additional text by Peter DeVries, Roger Price, Alan Melville, Paul Lynde, Luther Davis and John Cleveland; Musical Director: Anton Coppola; Music orchestrated by Ted Royal; Special orchestration by Anton Coppola
Conceived by John Murray Anderson; Staged by John Murray Anderson; Sketches directed by John Beal; Musical Staging by Richard Barstow; Production Supervised by Leonard Sillman; Choreographed by Richard Barstow
Scenic Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Costume Design by Thomas Becher and Raoul Pène Du Bois; Assistant to Mr. du Bois: Mason Arvold; Assistant to Mr. Becher: Jocelyn
General Manager: Elias Goldin
Production Stage Manager: Arthur Barkow; Stage Manager: Morty Halpern; Assistant Stage Mgr: Clark Ranger
Orchestra Manager: Meyer Davis
National Press Representative: Bill Doll & Company, Inc.; Assistant to the Producer: Jacqueline Adams and J. M. Stern; Asst. to the Choreographer: Edith Barstow
Cast
Virginia Bosler Nanty
Lavinia, the Girl
Featured Dancer
Townsperson
Poor Kid
June Carroll Featured Singer
Miss Leigh
Lavinia
Featured Dancer
Dorothy
Woman
Stenographer
Robert Clary Pierre
Featured Singer
Boy
Croupier
Allen Conroy Highlander
Guest
Policeman
Featured Dancer
Townsperson
Featured Performer
Polyniesan Man
Virginia de Luce Girl
Guest
Featured Dancer
Townsperson
Switchboard Operator
A Blonde
Michael Dominico Guest
Featured Dancer
Townsperson
Rich Kid
Alice Ghostley Lady Sylvia Malpractice
Featured Singer
Mother
Marcella
Mae
Elsie
Madame Flora
John Jerome's Wife
Ronny Graham Dazz Rocco
Sir Laurence
Featured Performer
Stanley
Featured Singer
Toby
Reader
John Jerome
Patricia Hammerlee Girl
Simple
Featured Dancer
Lizzie
Featured Performer
Huntress
Eartha Kitt Featured Singer
Featured Dancer
Polynesian Girl
Joe Lautner Senator Marble
Sir Militant Malpractice
Father
The Father
Introduction
Featured Singer
District Attorney
Man
Featured Performer
Carol Lawrence Featured Dancer
Townsperson
Gussie
Moroccan Girl
Paul Lynde Counsellor Holly
Sir Solemnity Sourpuss
Harry
Featured Dancer
Judge
The Explorer
Featured Performer
Bill Mullikin Senator Hutchinson
Reporter
Call Boy
Brother
Featured Dancer
Man
Candy Vendor
Featured Performer
Chorus
Carol Nelson Marcella, the Girl
Featured Dancer
Townsperson
Rich Kid
A Mademoiselle
Rosemary O'Reilly Girl
Featured Singer
Maid
The Mother
Wife
Townsperson
Miss Logan
Featured Performer
Effie
Jimmy Russell A Policeman
John
Policeman
Featured Dancer
Husband
Townsperson
Poor Kid
The Man
Understudies: Lance Avant, Jimmie Komack, Dorothy Love, Clark Ranger and Dinnie Smith
Theatre World
nominee 1952 Award [recipient]
Virginia de Luce
nominee 1952 Award [recipient]
Ronny Graham

ACT 1Sung By
Crazy, Man! Counsellor Holly, Senator Marble, Senator Hutchinson, A Policeman and Dazz Rocco
Lucky Pierre Pierre, Reporter and Chorus
Guess Who I Saw Today
Resoration Piece Lady Sylvia Malpractice, Simple, Sir Solemnity Sourpuss and Sir Militant Malpractice
Love Is A Simpler Thing
Boston Beguine
The Bard and the Beard Miss Leigh, Sir Laurence, Call Boy and Maid
Nanty Puts Her Hair Up Nanty, Father, Mother, Brother and Highlander
Oedipus Goes South
Time for Tea Marcella, Lavinia, Lavinia, the Girl, Marcella, the Girl, Mother, Father, John and Guest
Bal Petit Bal
Of Fathers and Sons Mae, Harry, Stanley and Policeman
Three For The Road Introduction and Chorus
Take Off the Mask
ACT 2Sung By
Don't Fall Asleep Wife and Husband
After Canasta--What? Dorothy and Elsie
Lizzie Borden Townsperson, Man, Judge, Lizzie and District Attorney
I'm In Love With Miss Logan Boy, Miss Logan and Man
Trip of the Month The Explorer
Penny Candy Woman, Gussie, Poor Kid, Rich Kid and Candy Vendor
Convention Bound
Whither America? (Another Revival?) Switchboard Operator, Stenographer and Man
Monotonous
The Great American Opera Toby, Madame Flora and Effie