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Copper and Brass   

 
Martin Beck Theatre , (10/17/1957 - 11/16/1957)
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Opening Date:Oct 17, 1957   
Closing Date:Nov 16, 1957 Total Performances:36

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical comedy in two acts
Setting: In and around the island of Manhattan.


Production Staff
Produced by Lyn Austin and Thomas Noyes; Produced in association with Anderson Lawler
Book by Ellen Violett and David Craig; Music by David Baker; Lyrics by David Craig; Musical Director: Maurice Levine; Vocal arrangements by Maurice Levine; Music orchestrated by Ralph Burns; Dance arrangements by John Morris
Directed by Marc Daniels; Choreographed by Anna Sokolow
Scenic Design by William and Jean Eckart; Costume Design by Alvin Colt; Lighting Design by William and Jean Eckart
General Manager: Richard Horner; Company Manager: Norman Maibaum
Production Stage Manager: Jean Barrere; Stage Manager: Harry Young and Beau Tilden
Press Representative: Barry Hyams
Cast
Nancy Walker Katey O'Shea
Dorothy Aull Policewoman
Singer
Shawneequa Baker Dancer
Eve Beck Dancer
Alan Bunce Captain
Michele Burke Ethel Potts
Kevin Carlisle Expert
Dancer
Peter Conlow Brains
Judith Coy Dancer
Anita Dencks Dancer
John Dorrin Expert
Rookie Cop
Singer
Norma Douglas Brawn
Jeff Duncan Expert
Dancer
Laurie Franks Singer
Kate Friedlich Dancer
Ernie Furtado Professor
David Gold Expert
Roderick
Dancer
Bette Graham Professor's Girl
Policewoman
Singer
Sam Greene Expert
Rookie Cop
Singer
Buzz Halliday Singer
Ellen Hubel Dancer
Hank Jones Limey
Joy Lane Policewoman
Woman in the Window
Singer
Bruce MacKay Sergeant
Singer
Donald McKayle Dancer
Doreen McLean Mrs. Morphky
Byron Mitchell Expert
Piggy
Singer
Larry Mitchell Rookie Cop
Singer
Jack Moore Rookie Cop
Dancer
Willard Nagel Dancer
Alice Nunn Mrs. Zimmer
Stan Papich Expert
Boy
Dancer
Alice Pearce Principal
Harold Pierson Dancer
Coco Ramirez Dancer
Tina Ramirez Dancer
Frank Rehak Traintime
Michael Roberts Mr. Morphky
Rookie Cop
Guard
Singer
Doug Rogers Slam
Bob Roman Expert
Rookie Cop
Singer
Evelyn Russell Mary Potts
Joanne Spiller Singer
Ella Thompson Dancer
Beau Tilden Commissioner
Clyde Turner Instructor
Singer
Benay Venuta Estelle O'Shea
Elton J. Warren Limey's Wife
Singer
Elmarie Wendel Slam's Girl
Singer
Dick Williams George
Nat Wright Rookie Cop
Singer
Understudies: Dorothy Aull (Katey O'Shea), Kevin Carlisle (Brains), Buzz Halliday (Brawn), Doreen McLean (Estelle O'Shea), Alice Nunn (Principal), Michael Roberts (Captain), Doug Rogers (George) and Joanne Spiller (Ethel Potts, Mary Potts)
music by David Baker; lyrics by David Craig
ACT 1Sung By
Career Guidance Career Guides and Katey O'Shea
Wearing of the Blue Katey O'Shea and Company
I Need All the Help I Can Get Katey O'Shea
Cool Combo Mambo The Kids
You Walked Out George
Cool Credo George, Katey O'Shea, Combo, Berdannies and Kids
Bringing Up Daughter Estelle O'Shea
Don't Look Now Katey O'Shea, George and Dancers
Baby's Baby (Dance by Bob Fosse) Brawn, Brains and Dancers
You Walked Out (Reprise)Katey O'Shea
ACT 2Sung By
Call the Police Katey O'Shea and Policewoman
Unmistakable Sign Katey O'Shea and Estelle O'Shea
Why Her? George
Me and Love Katey O'Shea
Remember the Dancing Company
Hong Kong Estelle O'Shea and Company
Argentine Tango Principal and Captain
Sweet William Estelle O'Shea and Company
Don't Look Now (Reprise)George
Little Woman Katey O'Shea
Call the Police (Reprise)Entire Company