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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 [See More]
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
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
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; Casting Director: Jack Lenny
Betty KeanElsey
Jane KeanWynne
Mark DawsonLt. Bill Kelley
Lew ParkerDinky
Dick AldersonDancer
Mark AllenCaptain Zimmerman
Sandi BonnerDancer
Marilynn BradleySinger
Hank BrunjesDancer
Thelma CarpenterChipolata
Gene CarronsDancer
Frank ConvillePizza Cart Man
Bill CostinTommy
Thelma DareSinger
Gabriel DellSpud
Don EmmonsDancer
Herb FieldsTony
Patty FitzsimmonsDancer
Betty GeorgeLucia
Don GrahamSinger
Skeet GuentherShore Patrol
Henry HamiltonSinger
Ed HanleyRuss
Will HussungAdmiral Pottles
Mike KellinJoe Mancinni
Warren KemmerlingSinger
Michael KingSinger
Marilyn MarshDancer
Virginia MartinSinger
Ray MasonCamera Man
Ellen McCownSinger
Meri MillerDancer
Marianne OlsenDancer
Janet PavekSinger
Jack PurcellDancer
Jack RainsSinger
Marsha RiversDancer
Karen ShepardThe Duchess
John SmolkoDancer
Nina StarkeyDancer
Gloria StevensDancer
Hobe StreifordSinger
Jack TimmersDancer
Nancy WaltersNative Girl
Patricia WhiteDancer
Ethel WinterDancer
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 1 Sung By
ItalyBoys and Girls
Old-Fashioned MothersElsey and Wynne
Skip the Build-UpElsey
Nothing at AllWynne and Bill
Skip the Build-UpDinky
Walk Like a SailorWynne, Dinky, Spud, Girls, Elsey, Hank Brujes and Skeet Geunther
Headin' for the BottomChipolata, Girls and Patrons of night spot
Nothing Can Replace a ManWynne and Boys
Here's to Dear Old UsElsey, Dinky and Spud
His and HersWynne and Bill
La FestaNatives, Boys and Girls
ACT 2 Sung By
Ready CashCroupiers and Gamblers
Kiss Me and Kill Me with LoveWynne and Bill
HoneymoonElsey and Girls
The Villain Always Gets ItBoys and Girls
The CodeJoe's Henchmen
Walk Like a Sailor (Reprise) Boys and Girls
Eleven O'Clock SongElsey and Wynne
FinaleEntire Company