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Pipe Dream   

Shubert Theatre , (11/30/1955 - 6/30/1956)
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Opening Date:Nov 30, 1955   
Closing Date:Jun 30, 1956 Total Performances:246

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Cannery Row, Monterey County, California. The Present.

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Theatre Owned by The Shubert Organization; Theatre Operated by the Affiliated Theatre Building Co., Inc.
Produced by Rodgers & Hammerstein
Book by Oscar Hammerstein II; Based on the novel "Sweet Thursday" by John Steinbeck; Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett; Musical Director: Salvatore Dell'Isola; Dance Arrangements by John Morris
Directed by Harold Clurman; Musical Staging by Boris Runanin; Choreographed by Boris Runanin
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Alvin Colt; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Hair Design by Ernest Adler
General Manager: Morris Jacobs; Company Manager: Maurice Winters
Production Supervisor: Jerome Whyte; General Stage Manager: Charles Atkin; Stage Manager: Ruth Mitchell
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Sol Gusikoff
General Press Representative: Michel Mok; Casting: John Fearnley; Ballet Master: Kasimir Kokich; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
William Johnson Doc
Helen Traubel Fauna
Kenneth Harvey Joe
The Mexican
Mike Kellin Hazel
Judy Tyler Suzy
G. D. Wallace Mac
Marilyn Bradley Emma
Ruby Braff Pancho
A Wetback
Warren Brown Alec
John Call Ray Busch
Rudolfo Cornejo Pedro
Pat Creighton Cho Cho Sen
Sandra Devlin Sumi
Scotty Engel Johnny Carriagra
Annabelle Gold Sonya
Kenneth Harvey Joe
The Mexican
Jayne Heller Millicent Henderson
Keith Kaldenberg Red
Patty Karkalits Weirde
Warren Kemmerling Eddie
Gene Kevin Slick
Ruth Kobart Hilda
Kasimir Kokich A Waiter
Marvin Krauter Fred
Jerry LaZarre Esteban
A Wetback
Joseph Leon Sonny Boy
Jackie McElroy Mable
Nicholas Orloff Dizzy
Guy Raymond George Herman
Marsha Reynolds Bubbles
Steve Roland Bill
Sigyn Basha
Mildred Slavin Beulah
Rufus Smith Jim Blaikey
Hobe Streiford Whitey
Temple Texas Agnes
Calvin Thomas Dr. Ormondy
Louise Troy Marjorie
Don Weissmuller Slim
Patricia Wilson Harriet
Jenny Workman Kitty
Understudy: Ruth Kobart (Fauna)
Tony Award®
 1956 Best Musical [nominee]
Book by Oscar Hammerstein II; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Music by Richard Rodgers; Produced by Rodgers & Hammerstein
 1956 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
William Johnson
 1956 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Mike Kellin
 1956 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Judy Tyler
 1956 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Jo Mielziner
winner 1956 Best Costume Design [winner]
Alvin Colt
 1956 Best Choreography [nominee]
Boris Runanin
 1956 Conductor and Musical Director [nominee]
Musical Director: Salvatore Dell'Isola
 1956 Best Director [nominee]
Directed by Harold Clurman
ACT 1Sung By
All Kinds of People Doc and Hazel
The Tide Pool Doc, Hazel and Mac
All Kinds of People (Reprise)Jim Blaikey
Everybody's Got a Home But Me Suzy
A Lopsided Bus Mac, Hazel, Kitty, Sonya and the Flophouse Gang
Bums' Opera Fauna, Joe (The Mexican), Pancho (A Wetback) and the Flophouse Gang
The Man I Used To Be Doc and danced by Slim
Sweet Thursday Fauna
Suzy Is a Good Thing Fauna and Suzy
All At Once You Love Her Doc, Suzy and Esteban (A Wetback)
ACT 2Sung By
The Happiest House on the Block Fauna and Girls
The Party That We're Gonna Have Tomorrow Night Mac and the people of Cannery Row
The Party Gets Going
I am a Witch Fauna, Agnes, Marjorie, Beulah and Mable
Will You Marry Me? Suzy, Fauna and Doc
Thinkin Hazel
All At Once You Love Her (Reprise)Fauna
How Long? Fauna, Doc, Flophouse Boys and Bear Flag Girls
The Next Time It Happens Suzy and Doc
Sweet Thursday (Reprise)Entire Company
Finale Entire Company