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Mark Hellinger Theatre , (4/18/1955 - 9/17/1955)
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Opening Date:Apr 18, 1955   
Closing Date:Sep 17, 1955 Total Performances:176

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: An American movie company on location in Sicily and French Morocco. Time: The Present.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Anthony Brady Farrell
Produced by Howard Hoyt, Reginald Hammerstein and Fred F. Finklehoffe
Music by Sammy Fain; Lyrics by Dan Shapiro; Book by Guy Bolton and Eddie Davis; Vocal and Orchestral Arrangements by Don Walker; Musical and Choral Director: Salvatore Dell'Isola; Dance Music Devised by Roger Adams; Additional dance music by Donald Pippin; Assistant to Mr. Walker: Seymour Ginzler
Staged by Fred F. Finklehoffe; Choreographed by Tony Charmoli; Uncredited show doctoring by Jerome Robbins
Scenic Design by George Jenkins; Lighting Design by George Jenkins; Costume Design by Miles White; Hair Styling by Ernest Adler; Make-Up Design by Ernest Adler; Assistant to Mr. White: Elinor Robbins
General Manager: Jesse Long
Stage Manager: Neil Hartley and Herman Shapiro
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Sol Gusikoff
Assistant to Mr. Finklehoffe: Edward Clarke Lilley; General Press Representative: George Ross; Production Secretary: Edith Weissman; Production Assistant: Martin Cohen; Casting Director: Jack Lenny; Production Secretary to Mr. Finklehoffe: William Logan; Assistant to Mr. Hoyt: William G. Costin, Jr.; Assistant to Mr. Charmoli: Gloria Hamilton
Cast
Betty Kean Elsey
Jane Kean Wynne
Mark Dawson Lt. Bill Kelley
Lew Parker Dinky
Dick Alderson Dancer
Mark Allen Captain Zimmerman
Sandi Bonner Dancer
Marilynn Bradley Singer
Hank Brunjes Dancer
Thelma Carpenter Chipolata
Gene Carrons Dancer
Frank Conville Pizza Cart Man
Bill Costin Tommy
Thelma Dare Singer
Gabriel Dell Spud
Don Emmons Dancer
Herb Fields Tony
Singer
Patty Fitzsimmons Dancer
Betty George Lucia
Don Graham Singer
Skeet Guenther Shore Patrol
Dancer
Henry Hamilton Singer
Ed Hanley Russ
Will Hussung Admiral Pottles
Mike Kellin Joe Mancinni
Warren Kemmerling Singer
Michael King Singer
Marilyn Marsh Dancer
Virginia Martin Singer
Ray Mason Camera Man
Singer
Ellen McCown Singer
Meri Miller Dancer
Marianne Olsen Dancer
Janet Pavek Singer
Jack Purcell Dancer
Jack Rains Singer
Marsha Rivers Dancer
Karen Shepard The Duchess
Singer
John Smolko Dancer
Nina Starkey Dancer
Gloria Stevens Dancer
Hobe Streiford Singer
Jack Timmers Dancer
Nancy Walters Native Girl
Singer
Patricia White Dancer
Ethel Winter Dancer
Understudies: Frank Conville (Dinky), Ed Hanley (Spud), Virginia Martin (Wynne), Ray Mason (Lt. Bill Kelley) and Karen Shepard (Chipolata)
music by Sam E. Fain; lyrics by Dan Shapiro
ACT 1Sung By
Italy Boys and Girls
Old-Fashioned Mothers Elsey and Wynne
Skip the Build-Up Elsey
Nothing at All Wynne and Bill
Skip the Build-Up Dinky
Walk Like a Sailor Wynne, Dinky, Spud, Girls, Elsey, Hank Brujes and Skeet Geunther
Headin' for the Bottom Chipolata, Girls and Patrons of night spot
Nothing Can Replace a Man Wynne and Boys
Here's to Dear Old Us Elsey, Dinky and Spud
His and Hers Wynne and Bill
La Festa Natives, Boys and Girls
ACT 2Sung By
Ready Cash Croupiers and Gamblers
Kiss Me and Kill Me with Love Wynne and Bill
Honeymoon Elsey and Girls
The Villain Always Gets It Boys and Girls
The Code Joe's Henchmen
Walk Like a Sailor (Reprise)Boys and Girls
Eleven O'Clock Song Elsey and Wynne
Finale Entire Company