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Happy Hunting   

 
Majestic Theatre , (12/06/1956 - 11/30/1957)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Dec 06, 1956   
Closing Date:Nov 30, 1957 Total Performances:412

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical comedy in two acts.
Setting: The action takes place in Monaco, on the ship, and outside Philadelphia. The present.


Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization; Theatre Operated by Magoro Operating Corporation
Produced by Jo Mielziner
Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse; Music by Harold Karr; Lyrics by Matt Dubey; Musical Director: Jay Blackton; Music orchestrated by Ted Royal; Dance arrangements by Roger Adams; Additional orchestrations by Joe Glover, Don Walker and Seymour Ginzler
Directed by Abe Burrows; Musical Staging by Alex Romero and Bob Herget
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Irene Sharaff; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Assistant Designer to Jo Mielziner: John Harvey; Technical Assistant: Ming Cho Lee and Harry Kardeman; Assistant to Irene Sharaff: Patricia Zipprodt; Hair styles by Ronald De Mann
General Manager: Herman Bernstein; Company Manager: Emmett R. Callahan
Production Stage Manager: Robert Downing; Stage Manager: John Scott and Lo Hardin; Technical Director: John Harvey
Assistant Conductor: Max Tarr; Orchestra Personnel: Sol Gusikoff; Music Copyist: Carl Pagano
Press Representative: Leo Freedman and Abner D. Klipstein; Assistant Choreographer: George Martin; Production Assistant: Paul Libin
Cast
Fernando Lamas Duke of Granada
Ethel Merman Liz Livingstone
Leon Belasco Arturo
Renato Cibelli Count Carlos
Mary Finney Maud Foley
Virginia Gibson Beth Livingstone
Gordon Polk Sanford Stewart, Jr.
Olive Templeton Mrs. Sanford Stewart, Sr.
Peggy Acheson Singer
Delbert Anderson Charley
a photographer
Singer
Bob Bakanic Dancer
Edward Becker Singer
Marilynn Bradley Singer
Warren J. Brown Barman
Singer
Betty Carr Dancer
Alice Clift Dancer
Madeleine Clive Mrs. D.
David Collyer Singer
John Craig Joe
a photographer
Singer
Jack Dabdoub Singer
Florence Dunlap Mrs. B.
Clifford Fearl Sam
a photographer
Singer
Jane Fischer Dancer
Mitchell M. Gregg Joseph
John Harmon Dancer
Robert C. Held Dick Davis
a reporter
Singer
Jim Hutchison Wes
a photographer
Terence
a groom
Dancer
Deedy Irwin Singer
Jane Johnston Singer
Roberta Keith Dancer
Dick Korthaze Dancer
Jean Kraemer Singer
Mara Landi Margaret
a maid
Singer
John Leslie Ship's Officer
Mr. T.
a member of the Hunt
Eugene Louis Tom
a groom
Dancer
George Martin Freddy
a photographer
Albert
a groom
Dancer
Betty McGuire Singer
Svetlana McLee Dancer
Moe Daisy
Jim Moore Dancer
Patti Nestor Dancer
Carl Nicholas Bob Grayson
a reporter
Singer
Wendy Nickerson Dancer
Estelle Parsons Mary Mills
a reporter
Singer
Noella Peloquin Singer
Ginny Perlowin Singer
Lowell Purvis Dancer
Fleur Raup Dancer
Seth Riggs Jack Adams
a reporter
Singer
Mary Roche Singer
Charles Rule Singer
Sigyn Dancer
Kelley Stephens Mrs. L.
Singer
Jay Velie Mr. M.
a member of the Hunt
Don Weissmuller Waiter
Dancer
Gene Wesson Harry Watson
a reporter
Helene Whitney Singer
Roy Wilson Dancer
Mark Zeller Police Sergeant
Singer
Understudies: Warren J. Brown (Joseph, Police Sergeant), Madeleine Clive (Mrs. Sanford Stewart, Sr.), David Collyer (Arturo, Barman), Florence Dunlap (Maud Foley), Clifford Fearl (Albert, Terence, Tom, Waiter), Jane Fischer (Beth Livingstone), Mitchell M. Gregg (Duke of Granada), James Moore (Albert, Terence, Tom, Waiter), Seth Riggs (Sanford Stewart, Jr.) and Helene Whitney (Mrs. B., Mrs. D., Mrs. L.)
Tony Award®
 1957 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Fernando Lamas
 1957 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Ethel Merman
 1957 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Virginia Gibson
 1957 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Irene Sharaff
music by Harold Karr; lyrics by Matt Dubey
ACT 1
Overture
Postage Stamp-Principality Tourists and Monegasques
Don't Tell Me Sandy and Beth Livingstone
It's Good to Be Here Liz Livingstone and Reporters
Mutual Admiration Society Liz Livingstone and Beth Livingstone
For Love or Money The Girls
Bikini Dance Beth Livingstone
It's Like a Beatiful Woman Duke of Granada
Wedding-of-the-Year Blues Maud Foley, Harry Watson (a reporter), Jack Adams (a reporter), the reporters and photographers
Mr. Livingstone Liz Livingstone
If'n Beth Livingstone, Sandy and the passengers
This Is What I Call Love Liz Livingstone
ACT 2
Entr'acte
A New-Fangled Tango Liz Livingstone, Beth Livingstone, Arturo and the Guests
She's Just Another Girl Sandy
The Game of Love Liz Livingstone
Happy Hunting Liz Livingstone, Duke of Granada and members of the Hunt
I'm a Funny Dame Liz Livingstone
This Much I know Duke of Granada
Just Another Guy Liz Livingstone
Everyone Who's "Who's Who" Jack Adams (a reporter), Harry Watson (a reporter) and the Footmen
Mutual Admiration Society (Reprise)Liz Livingstone and Duke of Granada