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54th Street Theatre , (2/27/1964 - 6/12/1965)
First Preview:Feb 25, 1964 Total Previews:3
Opening Date:Feb 27, 1964   
Closing Date:Jun 12, 1965 Total Performances:540

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical comedy in two acts.
Setting: New York and Hollywood. A generation ago.

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Produced by Joseph Cates and Cates Brothers; Produced in association with Beresford Productions, Ltd.
Book by Budd Schulberg and Stuart Schulberg; Music by Ervin M. Drake; Lyrics by Ervin M. Drake; Based on the novel by Budd Schulberg; Musical Director: Lehman Engel; Vocal arrangements by Lehman Engel; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Dance arrangements by Arnold Goland
Directed by Abe Burrows; Musical Staging by Matt Mattox
Scenic Design by Herbert Senn and Helen Pond; Costume Design by Noel Taylor; Lighting Design by Herbert Senn and Helen Pond
Company Manager: Leonard Mulhern
Stage Manager: Robert Maxwell; Production Manager: George Thorn; Production Supervisor: Robert Weiner
Music Contractor: Morris Stonzek; Supervising Copyist: Mathilde Pincus
Advertising: Blaine-Thompson; Press Representative: Gertrude Kirschner and Violet Welles
Diaan Ainslee Dancing Ensemble
Robert Alda Al Manhaim
Darrell J. Askey Singing Ensemble
Mace Barrett Seymour Glick
Jean L. Blanchard Dancing Ensemble
Lillian Bozinoff Singing Ensemble
Nancy Carnegie Dancing Ensemble
George Coe Julian Blumberg
Natalie Costa Singing Ensemble
Graciela Daniele Rita Rio
John Dorrin Osborn
Singing Ensemble
Richard France Tracy Clark
Arny Freeman Sidney Fineman
Barbara Gine Dancing Ensemble
Marco Gomez Dancing Ensemble
Lavinia Hamilton Dancing Ensemble
Judith Hastings Singing Ensemble
Buck Heller Dancing Ensemble
Nat Horne Dancing Ensemble
Sally Ann Howes Kit Sargent
Walter Klavun H.L Harrington
Jack Kresy Dancing Ensemble
Steve Lawrence Sammy Glick
Bernice Massi Laurette Harrington
Bob Maxwell Technical Advisor
Edward McNally Lucky Dugan
Barry Newman Sheik Orsini
Bella Shalom Dancing Ensemble
Jamie Simmons Singing Ensemble
Ralph Stantley O'Brien
Richard Terry Singing Ensemble
Maralyn Thoma Dancing Ensemble
Ralph Vucci Singing Ensemble
Swings: Lynn Gremmler and Doug Spingler
Standbys: Mace Barrett (Al Manhaim), Richard France (Sammy Glick) and Judith Hastings (Kit Sargent)
Understudies: Barbara Andrews (Rita Rio), Natalie Costa (Laurette Harrington), Warren Galjour (Lucky Dugan), Grant Lashley (Tracy Clark), Edward McNally (O'Brien), Dom Salinaro (Sheik Orsini), Ralph Stantley (H.L Harrington, Sidney Fineman), Richard Terry (Seymour Glick) and Richard Via (Julian Blumberg)
Tony Award®
 1964 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Steve Lawrence
 1964 Best Conductor and Musical Director [nominee]
Musical Director: Lehman Engel
music by Ervin M. Drake; lyrics by Ervin M. Drake
ACT 1Sung By
A New Pair of Shoes Sammy Glick, Al Manhaim and Ensemble
You Help Me Sammy Glick and Al Manhaim
A Tender Spot Kit Sargent
Lites--Camera--Platitude Sammy Glick, Kit Sargent and Al Manhaim
My Hometown Sammy Glick
Monsoon Rita Rio, Tracy Clark and Ensemble
I See Something Laurette Harrington and Sammy Glick
Maybe Some Other Time Kit Sargent and Al Manhaim
You Can Trust Me Sammy Glick
A Room Without Windows Kit Sargent and Sammy Glick
Kiss Me No Kisses Kit Sargent and Sammy Glick
ACT 2Sung By
I Feel Humble Sammy Glick, Sheik Orsini and Ensemble
Something to Live For Kit Sargent
Paint a Rainbow Rita Rio, Tracy Clark and Ensemble
You're No Good Laurette Harrington and Sammy Glick
Something to Live For (Reprise)Al Manhaim
My Hometown (Reprise)Sammy Glick
The Friendliest Thing Laurette Harrington
Wedding of the Year Ensemble
Some Days Everything Goes Wrong Sammy Glick