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The Vamp   

Winter Garden Theatre, (11/10/1955 - 12/31/1955)
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Opening Date: Nov 10, 1955    
Closing Date: Dec 31, 1955 Total Performances: 60

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical comedy in two acts and ten scenes
Setting: New York and Hollywood

Production Staff
Produced by Oscar S. Lerman, Martin Cohen and Alexander Carson; Associate Producer: Manuel D. Herbert
Book by John La Touche and Sam Locke; Based on a story by John La Touche; Music by James Mundy; Lyrics by John La Touche; Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock; Vocal arrangements by Milton Rosenstock; Music orchestrated by James Mundy; Incidental music by Jack Pfeiffer
Directed by David Alexander; Choreographed by Robert Alton
Scenic Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois
Company Manager: Emmett Callahan
Production Supervisor: Robert Alton; Production Manager: Neil Hartley; Stage Manager: Charles Millang and Clarke Gordon
Press Representative: Frank Goodman
Carol ChanningFlora Weems
Jack HarroldBluestone
David AtkinsonOliver J. Oxheart
Malcolm Lee BeggsStark Clayton
Will GeerUncle Garvey
Patricia HammerleeElsie Chelsea
Matt MattoxCharlie
Bibi OsterwaldBessie Bisco
Steve ReevesMuscle Man
Robert RippyDick Hicks
Stanley Hubermayer
Jack WaldronMyron H. Hubbard
Mark AldonDancer
Chad BlockDancer
Ron CecillTyrolean Couples
Charleen ClarkSinger
Sandyl CordellAunt Hester
Robert DaleyDancer
Cathryn DamonTyrolean Couples
Pepe De ChazzaDancer
Rudy Del CampoDancer
Burnell DietschDancer
Mary Jane DoerrDancer
Phyllis DorneTicket Girl
Dick EskeliSecond Cameraman
Roger FranklinFire Commisioner
Joyce GladmondSinger
Stokey GraySinger
Suan HartmanDancer
Barbara HeathDancer
David KashnerWhip Man
Barbara KoerberDancer
William KrachSinger
Hugh LambertTyrolean Couples
Lucia LambertDancer
Barbara LeighDancer
Paul LipsonBarney Ostertag
Bernice MassiSinger
Vincent McMahonSinger
David NeumanSnake Charmer
High Priest
Robert NorrisDancer
Lila PopperDancer
Dom SalinaroDancer
Donna SandersSinger
Helen SilverTyrolean Couples
Kelley StephensSinger
Mike StevensDancer
Kay TurnerSinger
Ralph WayneSinger
Pat WhartonDancer
Understudies: Chad Block (Charlie), Phyllis Dorne (Bessie Bisco), Roger Franklin (Uncle Garvey), Stokely Gray (Dick Hicks), Jack Harrold (Barney Ostertag, Myron H. Hubbard, Stark Clayton), Jacqueline James (Flora Weems), Bernice Massi (Elsie Chelsea) and Kelley Stephens (Aunt Hester)
Tony Award®
 1956 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Carol Channing
 1956 Best Choreography [nominee] 
  Robert Alton
 1956 Conductor and Musical Director [nominee] 
 Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock
music by James Mundy; lyrics by John Latouche
ACT 1 Sung By
The SpielMyron H. Hubbard, Bessie Bisco and Patrons of the Coliseum
The FlickersTicket Girl and Patrons
Keep Your Nose to the GrindstoneFlora Weems, Uncle Garvey and Aunt Hester
That's Where a Man Fits InFlora Weems
I've Always Loved YouFlora Weems and Farm Folk
You're ColossalElsie Chelsea and Dick Hicks (Stanley Hubermayer)
Fan Club ChantMovie Fans
Have You Met Delilah?Oliver J. Oxheart
Yeemy YeemyFlora Weems and Oriental Entourage
The VampsCharlie, Dancers and Fans
Delilah's DilemnaFlora Weems and Movie Fans
ACT 2 Sung By
Four Little MisfitsElsie Chelsea, Bessie Bisco, Dick Hicks (Stanley Hubermayer) and Charlie
Samson and DelilahFlorah as Delilah, Samson, Whip Man, High Priest, Dancers and Movie Co.
Why Does It Have To Be You?Oliver J. Oxheart
Ragtime RomeoBessie Bisco, Charlie and Boys
I'm Everybody's BabyFlora Weems
I'm Everybody's Baby (Reprise) Flora Weems, Barney Ostertag, Dick Hicks (Stanley Hubermayer), Myron H. Hubbard and Stark Clayton
The Impossible SheOliver J. Oxheart and OHO Boys