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Say, Darling   

ANTA Playhouse, (4/03/1958 - 12/06/1958)
Martin Beck Theatre, (12/08/1958 - 1/17/1959)
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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.

Production Staff [Collapse]
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; Assistant Designer to Oliver Smith: Robert O'Hearn; Assistant Designer to Alvin Colt: Stanley Simmons
General Manager: Sylvia Herscher; Business Manager: Michael Goldreyer
Production Stage Manager: Robert Downing; Stage Manager: Daniel S. Broun; Assistant Stage Mgr: Michael Wettach
At the pianos: Colin Romoff and Peter Howard
Press Representative: John L. Toohey; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner; Assistant to Abe Burrows: Evelyn Greene; Assistant Casting: Daphne Mayo
Vivian BlaineIrene Lovelle
Johnny DesmondRudy Lorraine
David WayneJack Jordan
Wana AllisonArlene McKee
Kid in the Show
Gordon B. ClarkeMr. Schneider
Steve CondosSammy Miles
Jerome CowanRichard Hackett
Marcella DodgeKid in the Show
Robert DowningCharlie Williams
Constance FordFrankie Jordan
Elliott GouldEarl Jorgeson
Kid in the Show
Mitchell GreggRex Dexter
Peter HowardSideman
Barbara HoytKid in the Show
Walter KlavunMorty Krebs
Kelly LeighJoyce
Kid in the Show
Eileen LetchworthJune
The Secretary
Jack ManningPilot Roy Peters
Julie MarloweKid in the Show
Wendell MarshallSideman
Virginia MartinCheryl Merrill
Jean MattoxJennifer Stevenson
Kid in the Show
Matt MattoxBoris Reshevsky
Horace McMahonSchatzie Harris
Charles MorrellKid in the Show
Carolyn MorrisKid in the Show
Robert MorseTed Snow
Jack NaughtonPhotographer
Colin RomoffMaurice
A Pianist
Richard ToneKid in the Show
Calvin von ReinholdKid 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
winner 1958 Award [recipient] 
  Robert Morse
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