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Say, Darling   

 
ANTA Playhouse , (4/03/1958 - 12/06/1958)
Martin Beck Theatre , (12/08/1958 - 1/17/1959)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Apr 03, 1958   
Closing Date:Jan 17, 1959 Total Performances:332

Category: Play, Comedy, Play with music, Original, Broadway
Description: A comedy about a musical in three acts and fourteen scenes
Setting: Airport in Corn County; Hackett & Snow's Office in the Big City; Stamford; Irene Lovelle's Apartment; New Haven; Idlewild Airport in New York.


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Theatre Owned / Operated by ANTA, Inc.; Managing Director for the ANTA Theatre: Louis A. Lotito
Produced by Jule Styne and Lester Osterman, Jr.; Associate Producer: George Gilbert
Book by Richard Bissell, Abe Burrows and Marian Bissell; Based on the best-selling novel by Richard Bissell; Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Dance arrangements by Peter Howard
Directed by Abe Burrows; Dances by Matt Mattox
Designed by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Alvin Colt; Lighting Design by Peggy Clark
General Manager: Sylvia Herscher; Business Manager: Michael Goldreyer
Production Stage Manager: Robert Downing; Stage Manager: Daniel S. Broun
At the pianos: Colin Romoff and Peter Howard
Press Representative: John L. Toohey; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
Cast
Vivian Blaine Irene Lovelle
Johnny Desmond Rudy Lorraine
David Wayne Jack Jordan
Wana Allison Arlene McKee
Kid in the Show
Gordon B. Clarke Mr. Schneider
Steve Condos Sammy Miles
Jerome Cowan Richard Hackett
Marcella Dodge Kid in the Show
Robert Downing Charlie Williams
Constance Ford Frankie Jordan
Elliott Gould Earl Jorgeson
Kid in the Show
Mitchell Gregg Rex Dexter
Peter Howard Sideman
Accompanist
Barbara Hoyt Kid in the Show
Walter Klavun Morty Krebs
Kelly Leigh Joyce
Kid in the Show
Eileen Letchworth June
The Secretary
Jack Manning Pilot Roy Peters
Julie Marlowe Kid in the Show
Wendell Marshall Sideman
Virginia Martin Cheryl Merrill
Jean Mattox Jennifer Stevenson
Tatiana
Kid in the Show
Matt Mattox Boris Reshevsky
Horace McMahon Schatzie Harris
Charles Morrell Kid in the Show
Carolyn Morris Kid in the Show
Robert Morse Ted Snow
Jack Naughton Photographer
Waiter
Colin Romoff Maurice
A Pianist
Richard Tone Kid in the Show
Calvin von Reinhold Kid in the Show
Understudies: Gordon B. Clarke (Morty Krebs, Schatzie Harris), Bill Heyer (Rudy Lorraine), Walter Klavun (Richard Hackett), Eileen Letchworth (Frankie Jordan), Jack Manning (Jack Jordan), Virginia Martin (Irene Lovelle), Jack Naughton (Ted Snow) and Richard Tone (Boris Reshevsky)
Tony Award®
 1959 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Robert Morse
Theatre World
nominee 1958 Award [recipient]
Robert Morse
ACT 1
Try to Love Me
It's Doom
The Husking Bee
ACT 2
It's the Second Time You Meet That Matters
Chief of Love
Say, Darling
The Carnival Song
ACT 3
Try to Love Me
Dance Only with Me
Something's Always Happening on the River