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The Golden Apple   

 
Alvin Theatre , (4/20/1954 - 8/07/1954)
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Opening Date:Apr 20, 1954   
Closing Date:Aug 07, 1954 Total Performances:125

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in Two Acts
Setting: The State of Washington between 1900 and 1910.
Comments: Transferred from off-Broadway at the Phoenix Theatre (opened March 11, 1954 for 48 performances).


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Herman Bernstein
Produced by Alfred De Liagre, Jr. and Roger L. Stevens; Produced in association with T. Edward Hambleton and Norris Houghton
Originally produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Book by John La Touche; Music by Jerome Moross; Lyrics by John La Touche; Musical Director: Hugh Ross; Music orchestrated by Jerome Moross and Hershy Kay; Assistant Musical Dir.: Julian Stein
Directed by Norman Lloyd; Choreographed by Hanya Holm
Scenic Design by William and Jean Eckart; Costume Design by Alvin Colt; Lighting Design by Klaus Holm; Assistant to Mr. Colt: Joseph Fretwell III; Hair Design by Ernest Adler; Make-Up Design by Ernest Adler
General Manager: C. Edwin Knill; General Manager of the Phoenix Theatre: Carl Fisher; Company Manager: Thelma Chandler
Production Stage Manager: Robert Woods; Assistant Stage Mgr: Dan Brennan and David Hooks
Musical Coordinator: Max Marlin
Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman; Assistant to Miss Holm: Dorothy Jarnac; Assistant to Mr. Colt: Peter Nelson; Assistant to the Producer: Hope Abelson
Cast
Kaye Ballard Helen
Stephen Douglass Ulysses
Priscilla Gillette Penelope
Jack Whiting Hector Charybdis
Jonathan Lucas Paris
Portia Nelson Miss Minerva Oliver
Bibi Osterwald Lovey Mars
Helen Ahola Local Girl
Santo Anselmo Local Boy
Sara Bettis Local Girl
Larry Chelsi Patroclus
Hero
Nola Day Mother Hare
Peter De Mayo Silas
Hero
Crandall Diehl Agamemnon
Hero
Maurice Edwards Nestor
Hero
Dorothy Etheridge Local Girl
Nelle Fisher Local Girl
Robert Flavelle Diomede
Hero
Bob Gay Local Boy
Murray Gitlin Bluey
Hero
Gary Gordon Doc MacCahan
Hero
Dee Harless Local Girl
Janet Hayes Local Girl
David Hooks Theron
Lois McCauley Local Girl
Dean Michener Menelaus
Barton Mumaw Homer
Hero
Ann Needham Local Girl
Julian Patrick Achilles
Hero
Charles Post Local Boy
Don Redlich Thirsty
Hero
Joli Roberts Local Girl
Marten Sameth Ajax
Hero
Arthur Schoep Local Boy
Frank Seabolt Captain Mars
Hero
Jere Stevens Local Girl
Jerry Stiller Mayor Juniper
Tao Strong Local Girl
Geraldine Viti Mrs. Juniper
Understudies: Helen Ahola (Miss Minerva Oliver), Sara Bettis (Mother Hare), Crandall Diehl (Agamemnon), Janet Hayes (Penelope), Barton Mumaw (Paris), Julian Patrick (Ulysses), Arthur Schoep (Menelaus) and Tao Strong (Local Girl)
Theatre World
nominee 1954 Award [recipient]
Jonathan Lucas
music by Jerome Moross; lyrics by John Latouche
ACT 1Sung By
Nothin Ever Happens in Angel's Roost Helen, Lovey Mars, Mrs. Juniper and Miss Minerva Oliver
My Love Is On the Way Penelope
The Heroes Come Home The Company
It Was a Glad Adventure Ulysses and the Heroes
Come Along Boys The Heroes and Ensemble
It's the Going Home Together Ulysses and Penelope
Helen Is Always Willing The Heroes
Introducin' Mr. Paris Paris and Ensemble
Lazy Afternoon Helen and Paris
ACT 2Sung By
My Picture in the Papers Helen, Paris and Male Ensemble
When We Were Young Penelope
Store-bought Suit Ulysses
By Goona-Goona Lagoon Lovey Mars
Doomed, Doomed, Doomed Miss Minerva Oliver
Circe, Circe Circe, Mother Hare and the Ensemble
We've Just Begun Ulysses and Penelope