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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).



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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
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; 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
Musical Coordinator: Max Marlin
Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
Cast
Kaye BallardHelen
Stephen DouglassUlysses
Priscilla GillettePenelope
Jack WhitingHector Charybdis
Jonathan LucasParis
Portia NelsonMiss Minerva Oliver
Bibi OsterwaldLovey Mars
Helen AholaLocal Girl
Santo AnselmoLocal Boy
Sara BettisLocal Girl
Larry ChelsiPatroclus
Hero
Nola DayMother Hare
Peter De MayoSilas
Hero
Crandall DiehlAgamemnon
Hero
Maurice EdwardsNestor
Hero
Dorothy EtheridgeLocal Girl
Nelle FisherLocal Girl
Robert FlavelleDiomede
Hero
Bob GayLocal Boy
Murray GitlinBluey
Hero
Gary GordonDoc MacCahan
Hero
Dee HarlessLocal Girl
Janet HayesLocal Girl
David HooksTheron
Lois McCauleyLocal Girl
Dean MichenerMenelaus
Barton MumawHomer
Hero
Ann NeedhamLocal Girl
Julian PatrickAchilles
Hero
Charles PostLocal Boy
Don RedlichThirsty
Hero
Joli RobertsLocal Girl
Marten SamethAjax
Hero
Arthur SchoepLocal Boy
Frank SeaboltCaptain Mars
Hero
Jere StevensLocal Girl
Jerry StillerMayor Juniper
Tao StrongLocal Girl
Geraldine VitiMrs. 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
winner 1954 Award [recipient] 
  Jonathan Lucas
music by Jerome Moross; lyrics by John Latouche
ACT 1 Sung By
Nothin Ever Happens in Angel's RoostHelen, Lovey Mars, Mrs. Juniper and Miss Minerva Oliver
My Love Is On the WayPenelope
The Heroes Come HomeThe Company
It Was a Glad AdventureUlysses and the Heroes
Come Along BoysThe Heroes and Ensemble
It's the Going Home TogetherUlysses and Penelope
Helen Is Always WillingThe Heroes
Introducin' Mr. ParisParis and Ensemble
Lazy AfternoonHelen and Paris
ACT 2 Sung By
My Picture in the PapersHelen, Paris and Male Ensemble
When We Were YoungPenelope
Store-bought SuitUlysses
By Goona-Goona LagoonLovey Mars
Doomed, Doomed, DoomedMiss Minerva Oliver
Circe, CirceCirce, Mother Hare and the Ensemble
We've Just BegunUlysses and Penelope