Goldilocks | IBDB: The official source for Broadway Information IBDB: The official source for Broadway Information


IBDB: Internet Broadway Database Policies About the Internet Broadway Database Help FAQ/Contact the Internet Broadway Database
  Home Shows People Theatres Characters Awards Songs grosses  
The Broadway League

Official Broadway League sites:

Quick Search For:   In This Category:  


Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, (10/11/1958 - 2/28/1959)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Oct 11, 1958    
Closing Date: Feb 28, 1959 Total Performances: 161

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: 1913. Onstage, New York City; Maggie's dressing room; Max's lot; the Fat Cat Roof Garden; Huckleberry Island; a rest home on the mainland; Bessie's barn, up the Hudson; ballroom, George's town house; Egypt-on-the-Hudson

Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by City Playhouses, Inc. (Louis A. Lotito, President)
Produced by The Producers Theatre and Robert Whitehead
Book by Walter Kerr and Jean Kerr; Music by Leroy Anderson; Lyrics by Joan Ford, Walter Kerr and Jean Kerr; Musical Director: Lehman Engel; Music orchestrated by Leroy Anderson and Philip J. Lang; Dance arrangements by Laurence Rosenthal; Assistant to Mr. Engel: Karen Gustafson; Choral Assistant to Mr. Engel: Jonathan Anderson
Directed by Walter Kerr; Dances and Musical Numbers Staged by Agnes De Mille
Scenic Design by Peter Larkin; Costume Design by Castillo; Lighting Design by Feder; Assistant to Mr. Castillo: Joy Small
General Manager: Oscar Olesen; Company Manager: Richard Horner
Production Stage Manager: James Gelb; Stage Manager: Frederic de Wilde and Jonathan Anderson; Assistant Stage Mgr: Beau Tilden and Howard Fischer
Assistant Conductor: John Passaretti; Music Contractor: Morris Stonzek
Press Representative: Bob Ullman and Barry Hyams; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner; Casting: Terry Fay; Production Associate: Joseph I. Levine; Press Associate: Theatrical Interests Plan, Inc.; Associate Press Representative: Lila Glaser; Press Secretary: Edith L. Kean; Assistant to Miss de Mille: Mavis Ray; Assistant to Walter and Jean Kerr: Joy Small
Don AmecheMax Grady
Elaine StritchMaggie Harris
Russell NypeGeorge Randolph Brown
Pat StanleyLois Lee
Del AndersonDeputy
Richard ArmbrusterAndy
Donald BartonDancer
Patricia BirchDancer
Lynne BroadbentDancer
Kelly BrownDancer
Jane CarlyleSinger
John CarterSinger
Judith ChazinDancer
Imelda De MartinDancer
Michael FescoDancer
Nathaniel FreyPete
Jeanne GrantSinger
Sam GreeneMax's Assistant
Margaret HamiltonBessie
Loren HightowerDancer
George JackDancer
Bunty KelleyDancer
Ronnie LandryDancer
Josanne LavalleSinger
Margaret LithanderDancer
Sadie McCollumSinger
Carolyn MorrisDancer
Illona MuraiDancer
Patti NestorDancer
David NilloDancer
Rita NobleSinger
Paul OlsonDancer
Ben ParrishSinger
Peter SaulDancer
Rufus SmithSinger
Suzanne StahlSinger
Ron StrattonDancer
Evelyn TaylorDancer
Beau TildenDeputy
Diana TurnerDancer
Samye VanChauffeur
Gene VarroneMax's Assistant
Martin WolfsonJ.C.
Understudies: Martin Brooks (Max Grady), Jane Carlyle (Bessie), John Carter (Andy, Max's Assistant), Sam Greene (George Randolph Brown), Jan Norris (Lois Lee), Ben Parrish (Max's Assistant), Rufus Smith (Pete) and Beau Tilden (J.C.)
Tony Award®
winner 1959 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [winner] 
  Russell Nype
winner 1959 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [winner] 
  Pat Stanley
 1959 Best Costume Design [nominee] 
 1959 Best Choreography [nominee] 
  Agnes De Mille
 1959 Best Conductor and Musical Director [nominee] 
 Musical Director: Lehman Engel
music by Leroy Anderson; lyrics by Joan Ford ,Walter Kerr and Jean Kerr
ACT 1 Sung By
Lazy MoonCompany
Give the Little LadyMaggie Harris and Company
Save a KissMaggie Harris and George Randolph Brown
No One'll Ever Love YouMaggie Harris and Max Grady
If I Can't Take It with MePete and Company
Who's Been Sitting in My Chair?Maggie Harris
There Never Was a WomanMax Grady
The Pussy FootLois Lee and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Lady in WaitingLois Lee and George Randolph Brown
The Beast in YouMaggie Harris
Shall I Take My Heart and Go?George Randolph Brown
Bad CompanionsPete, Bessie, Andy and Max's Assistant
I Can't Be in LoveMax Grady
I Never Know WhenMaggie Harris
The Town House MaxixeLois Lee, Dancer and Company
Heart of StoneDancer
Two Years in the MakingPete and Bessie
Heart of StoneCompany
Two Years in the MakingSingers