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Shubert Theatre , (12/22/1958 - 2/07/1959)
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Opening Date:Dec 22, 1958   
Closing Date:Feb 07, 1959 Total Performances:56

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical comedy in two acts
Setting: Present time near an Indian reservation in northern Montana.


Production Staff
Produced by Cy Feuer and Ernest H. Martin
Book by Cy Feuer, Ernest H. Martin and Dan Cushman; Based on "Stay Away, Joe" by Dan Cushman; Music by Moose Charlap; Lyrics by Norman Gimbel; Music and Vocal Director: Stanley Lebowsky; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; Dance arrangements by Peter Matz
Directed by Cy Feuer; Choreographed by Onna White
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Anna Hill Johnstone; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Associate Scenic Design: John Harvey; Assistant Scenic Design: Ming Cho Lee and Will Steven Armstrong; Hair Stylist Grady Bundrick; Make-up Supervisor: Robert O'Bradovich
General Manager: Ira Bernstein
Production Stage Manager: Phil Friedman; Stage Manager: Lawrence Kasha; Assistant Stage Mgr: Michael Kasdan and Paul Michael
General Press Representative: Karl Bernstein; Press Representative: Ben Kornzweig; Press Assistant: Robert E. Feinberg; Assistant to Miss White: Eugene Louis
Cast
Mari Arnell Reservation Resident
Asia Billie Mae Littlehorse
Ann Barry Marlene Standing Rattle
Reservation Resident
Edward Becker First Stranger
Reservation Resident
Jeanna Belkin Reservation Resident
Socrates Birsky Second Stranger
Reservation Resident
Tim Brown Reservation Resident
Sandra Devlin Reservation Resident
Eleanor Dian Reservation Resident
Tina Faye Reservation Resident
Paul Ford Karl Kellenbach
Tony Gardell Matthew Bearchaser
Medicine Man
Reservation Resident
Martha Granese Reservation Resident
H. F. Green Reservation Resident
Susan Johnson Glenda Swenson
Salvador Juarez Reservation Resident
Robert Karl Teenager
Reservation Resident
P.J. Kelly Gran'pere
Michael Kermoyan Jiggs Rock Medicine
Robert Lenn Hotel Proprietor
Reservation Resident
Earl Lippy Justice of the Peace
Reservation Resident
Julienne Marie Mary Champlain
Rae McLean Reservation Resident
Danny Meehan George Potter
Paul Michael Baptiste Three Bird
Michelle Newton Reservation Resident
Estelle Parsons Reservation Resident
Yolanda Poropat Reservation Resident
Thomas Raskin Walt Stephenpierre
Reservation Resident
Wallace Rooney Clyde Walschmidt
Tony Rosa Reservation Resident
Bobby Shields Bix Winter Owl
Juke Box Voice
Marla Stevens Reservation Resident
Sylvia Syms Annie Champlain
Ben Vargas Reservation Resident
Romo Vincent Louis Champlain
Vera Walton Mrs. Kellenbach
Jackie Warner Dub Winter Owl
Barbara Webb Reservation Resident
Steve Wiland State Trooper
Reservation Resident
Ralph Young Joe Champlain
Understudies: Mari Arnell (Mary Champlain), Sandra Devlin (Billie Mae Littlehorse), H. F. Green (Baptiste Three Bird, Louis Champlain), Robert Karl (Bix Winter Owl, Dub Winter Owl), Michael Kermoyan (Joe Champlain), Earl Lippy (Clyde Walschmidt, Gran'pere), Estelle Parsons (Glenda Swenson, Mrs. Kellenbach), Thomas Raskin (Jiggs Rock Medicine), Jackie Warner (George Potter) and Barbara Webb (Annie Champlain)
Tony Award®
 1959 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Julienne Marie
 1959 Best Choreography [nominee]
Onna White
music by Moose Charlap; lyrics by Norman Gimbel
ACT 1Sung By
Glenda's Place Glenda Swenson and Indians
When the Tall Man Talks Glenda Swenson
Nobody Throw Those Bull Louis Champlain and Indians
Rocky Boy Ceremonial Medicine Man and Members of the Tribe
Love Eyes Joe Champlain
Men Glenda Swenson
Never Before Mary Champlain
Caress Me, Posses Me Perfume Juke Box Voice
Flattery Joe Champlain and Glenda Swenson
The Girl in His Arms Juke Box Voice
The Best of What This Country's Got George Potter
ACT 2Sung By
I Wash My Hands Joe Champlain, Mary Champlain, Jiggs Rock Medicine and Walt Stephenpierre
Quarrel-tet Glenda Swenson, Joe Champlain, Proprietor and Walt Stephenpierre
Sorry for Myself Annie Champlain
'Til the Big Fat Moon Falls Down Mary Champlain, Billie Mae Littlehorse and Friends
What I Mean to Say George Potter
Montana Glenda Swenson
She or Her Joe Champlain