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Ethel Barrymore Theatre , (6/14/1956 - 12/22/1956)
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Opening Date:Jun 14, 1956   
Closing Date:Dec 22, 1956 Total Performances:220

Category: Musical, Revue, Original, Broadway


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Barrymore Theatre Corporation
Produced by Leonard Sillman and John Roberts; Produced in association with Yvette Schumer
"Stars in the Rough," "Steady Edna," "Darts" sketches by Paul Lynde; "The Broken Kimona" sketch by Richard Maury; "A Canful of Trash" sketch by Louis Botto; "Madame Interpreter" sketch by Neil Simon and Danny Simon; "Twenty Years in the Blackboard Jungle" sketch by Terry Ryan and Barry Blitzer; Music by Dean Fuller ("One Perfect Moment"; "Isn't She Lovely"; "Scratch My Back"; "This is Quite a Perfect Night"; "Mustapha..."; "She's Got Everything") and John Rox; Lyrics by Marshall Barer ("One Perfect Moment"; "Isn't She Lovely"; "Scratch My Back"; "This is Quite a Perfect Night"; "Mustapha ..."; "She's Got Everything"); Music for "The Washingtons Are Doin' Okay" by Michael Brown; Lyrics for "The Washingtons Are Doin' Okay" Michael Brown; Lyrics ("Tell Her," "A Doll's House," "Don't Wait...," "Boy Most Likely...," "White Witch") by June Carroll; Music ("Tell Her," "A Doll's House," "Don't Wait...," "Boy Most Likely...," "White Witch") by Arthur Siegel; Music for "Hurry," "April in Fairbanks," "Rouge" by Murray Grand; Music for "The Greatest Invention" by Matt Dubey and Sid Silvers; Music for "What Does Dream Mean?" and "The Greatest Invention" by Harold Karr; Lyrics for "What Does Dream Mean?" and "The Greatest Invention" by Matt Dubey; Music and lyrics for "Girls 'n' Girls 'n' Girls" by Irvin Graham; Opening number music and lyrics by Ronny Graham; Music and lyrics for "I Could Love Him" and "Talent" by Paul Nassau; Music for "One Perfect Moment" by Leslie Julian-Jones; Lyrics for "Hurry" by Elisse Boyd; Lyrics for "The Broken Kimona" by Richard Maury; Music for "The Broken Kimona" by Robert Stringer; Lyrics for "The Greatest Invention" by Harold Karr and Sid Silvers; Music orchestrated by Ted Royal, Albert Sendrey and Joe Glover; Musical Director: Jay Blackton
Conceived by Leonard Sillman; Production Supervised by Leonard Sillman; Musical Numbers Staged and Directed by David Tihmar; Sketches directed by Paul Lynde
Scenic Design by Peter Larkin; Costume Design by Thomas Becher; Lighting Design by Peggy Clark
General Manager: J.H. Del Bondio
Production Stage Manager: Morty Halpern; Stage Manager: Leonard Auerbach; Assistant Stage Mgr: Bill O'Brien
Orchestra Manager: Meyer Davis; Head Copyist: Mathilde Pincus
Asst. to the Choreographer: Peter Conlow; Associate for Sillman and Roberts Productions: Jacqueline Adams; National Press Representative: Bill Doll; Associate Press Representative: Robert Ullman; Press Assistant: Seymour Krawitz
Cast
Franca Baldwin Dreamer's Dream
Dancer, "Tell Her"
Princess Doll
Grace
Pony
Entr'Acte Singer, "Don't Wait"
Girl Monitor
Member of the Graduating Class
Townsperson
Lola
Harem Houris
Suzanne Bernard Dreamer's Dream
Urchin
Ava
Pony
Gamin
Member of the Graduating Class
Townsperson
Tourist
Harem Houris
Jane Connell Mme. Interpreter
Old Lady
Singer, "April in Fairbanks"
Edna
Miss Hat
Singer, "Rouge"
Harem Houris
Wife
Billie Hayes Dreamer's Dream
Sweeper Doll
Singer, "I Could Love Him"
Pony
Teacher
Townsperson
Singer, "The Greatest Invention"
Johnny Haymer Italy
Dreamer
Dreamer's Dream
Violinist
Moe
Eric
Singer, "The Pioneer"
Broken Kimona
Roue
Singer, "The Greatest Invention"
Superintendent
M.C.
Tiger Haynes Dreamer's Dream
Singer, "The Washingtons Are Doin' Okay"
Levine
Singer, "Scratch My Back"
Water Color
Ann Henry Dreamer's Dream
Singer, "Scratch My Back"
Filly
Singer, "And He Flipped"
T. C. Jones Introduction to the Opening
Helen Hunt
Introduction to "Isn't She Lovely"
Moth of Desire
Introduction to "Entr'Acte"
Introduction to "Twenty Years in the Blackboard Jungle"
Daughter
Hope Diamond
Introduction to "Powers Below"
Johnny Laverty Dreamer's Dream
Tony Taps
2nd Sanitation Man
Johnny
Father in "Steady Edna"
Chorus Boy
Entr'Acte Singer, "I Could Love Him"
Member of the Graduating Class
Messenger
Tourist
Aristocrat
Roger
Virginia Martin Brazil
Dreamer's Dream
Zelda
Mother Doll
Marilyn
Introduction to "Steady Edna"
Miss Bird Cage
Hairy Hilda
Singer, "Talent"
Femme du Monde
Mrs. Carruthers
Bill McCutcheon Great Britain
Dreamer's Dream
Lover
Manny
Doc
The Boy Friend
Principal in "Twenty Years in the Blackboard Jungle"
George
Principal in "Boy Most Likely to Succeed"
Bamboo Brother
John Reardon U.S.S.R.
Announcer
Singer, "Tell Her"
Father in "Girls 'n' Girls 'n' Girls"
Production Singer
Husband
Man
Bamboo Brother
Native Man
Aristocrat
Amru Sani India
Singer, "Hurry"
Mrs. Mustapha
Bob Shaver United States
Junk Man
Chorus Boy
Kowalski
Class Valedictorian
Caller
Adolescent
Tourist
Aristocrat
Jimmy Sisco Dreamer's Dream
Dancer, "Tell Her"
Father Doll
Chorus Boy
Entr'Acte Singer, "Blues"
Mahoney
Flower Vendor
Member of the Graduating Class
Bartender
Overseer
Aristocrat
Ice Cream Vendor
Maggie Smith France
Woman
Introduction to "A Canful of Trash"
Nurse
Steffany
Miss Orange
Harriet
Introduction to "The Pioneer"
Introduction to "The Broken Kimona"
Pura
Tourist
Harem Houris
Dana Sosa Dreamer's Dream
Patty Potts
Girl Doll
Pony
Entr'Acte Singer, "Girls 'n Girls"
Girl
Member of the Graduating Class
Townsperson
Native Woman
Harem Houris
Girl in "Don't Wait 'Til it's too Late..."
Rod Strong Dreamer's Dream
1st Sanitation Man
Prince Doll
Native Chief
Chorus Boy
Entr'Acte Singer, "Tell Her"
Policeman
Boy
Member of the Graduating Class
Bamboo Brother
Introduction to "La Ronde: This is Quite a Perfect Night"
Boy in "Don't Wait til it's too Late..."
Inga Swenson Soprano
Tina
Mother
Miss Blue Fish
Wife
Singer, "Boy Most Likely To Succeed"
Jeune Fille
Harem Houris
Understudies: Shellie Farrell, Paula Lloyd, Bill Mullikin, Alice Nunn, Bill O'Brien, Jack Parker, Jack Payne, Tom Roland, Ruth Tarson and Patti Williams