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Milk and Honey   

Martin Beck Theatre , (10/10/1961 - 1/26/1963)
First Preview:Oct 09, 1961 Total Previews:1
Opening Date:Oct 10, 1961   
Closing Date:Jan 26, 1963 Total Performances:543

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Jerusalem and its environs.

Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Martin Beck Estate; Martin Beck Theatre Manager: Louis A. Lotito
Produced by Gerard Oestreicher
Book by Don Appell; Music by Jerry Herman; Lyrics by Jerry Herman; Music orchestrated by Hershy Kay and Eddie Sauter; Choral music arranged by Robert DeCormier; Musical Director: Max Goberman; Dance arrangements by Genevieve Pitot
Staged by Albert Marre; Choreographed by Donald Saddler
Scenic Design by Howard Bay; Costume Design by Miles White; Lighting Design by Howard Bay; Hair Design by Samye Van; Sound Design by Jack Mann
General Manager: Philip Adler; Company Manager: S.M. Handelsman
Production Stage Manager: James S. Gelb; Stage Manager: Burry Fredrik
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Sol Gusikoff; Supervisor Copyist: Lilette Hindin
Production Associate: Rose Kovner; General Press Representative: Dick Weaver; Casting: Louis Criss; Ethnic Dance Advisor: Juki Arkin; Advertising: Brownstone Associates
Mimi Benzell Ruth
Molly Picon Clara Weiss
Robert Weede Phil
Juki Arkin Adi
Diane Goldberg Mrs. Segal
Thelma Pelish Mrs. Perlman
Tommy Rall David
Barbara's Husband
Lanna Saunders Barbara
Phil's Daughter
Myrna Aaron Ensemble
Ellen Berse The Guide
Burt Bier Porter
Johnny Borden Shepherd Boy
Gerald Cardoni Ensemble
Renato Cibelli Cafe Arab
Anthony De Vecchi Ensemble
Marceline Decker Ensemble
Ceil Delli Mrs. Kessler
Nina Feinberg Ensemble
Louis Gasparinetti Ensemble
Murray Goldkind Ensemble
Penny Ann Green Ensemble
Jose Gutierrez Wedding Couple (Groom)
Judith Haskell Ensemble
Stuart Hodes Ensemble
Ronald Holgate Policeman
Linda Howe Wedding Couple (Bride)
Alex Kotimski Ensemble
Urylee Leonardos Ensemble
Rose Lischner Mrs. Breslin
David London Cantor
Carlos Macri Ensemble
Ellen Madison Zipporah
John Mandia Ensemble
Terry Marone Ensemble
Ed Mastin Ensemble
Susan May Ensemble
Addi Negri Mrs. Weinstein
Michael Nestor Wedding Couple (Groom)
Lou Polacek Cantor
Dorothy Richardson Mrs. Strauss
Eddie Roll Ensemble
Robert Rue Ensemble
Dom Salinaro Ensemble
Reuben Singer Mr. Horowitz
Sandra Stahl Ensemble
Marilyn Stark Ensemble
Walter Stratton Ensemble
Art Tookoyan Man of the Moshav
Matt Turney Maid of Honor
Patti Winston Ensemble
Jane Zachary Wedding Couple (Bride)
Standby: Rose Ingraham (Ruth)
Understudies: Marceline Decker (Mrs. Perlman, Mrs. Weinstein), Diane Goldberg (Mrs. Weiss), Penny Ann Green (Shepherd Boy, Zipporah), Ronald Holgate (David), David London (Mr. Horowitz), Terry Marone (Mrs. Breslin, Mrs. Kessler), Eddie Roll (Adi), Robert Rue (Phil), Sandra Stahl (Barbara) and Marilyn Stark (Mrs. Segal, Mrs. Strauss)
Tony Award®
 1962 Best Musical [nominee]
Book by Don Appell; Music by Jerry Herman; Lyrics by Jerry Herman; Produced by Gerard Oestreicher
 1962 Best Composer [nominee]
Music by Jerry Herman; Lyrics by Jerry Herman
 1962 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Molly Picon
 1962 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Miles White
 1962 Best Producer of a Musical [nominee]
Gerard Oestreicher
music by Jerry Herman; lyrics by Jerry Herman
ACT 1Sung By
Shepherd's Song Shepherd Boy and Phil
Shalom Phil and Ruth
Independence Day Hora The Company
Milk and Honey David (Barbara's Husband), Adi and Company
There's No Reason in the World Phil
Chin Up, Ladies Mrs. Weiss and Widows
That Was Yesterday Ruth, Phil, Adi and Company
Let's Not Waste a Moment Phil
The Wedding Ruth, Phil and Company
ACT 2Sung By
Like A Young Man Phil
I Will Follow You David (Barbara's Husband)
Hymn to Hymie Mrs. Weiss
There's No Reason in the World (Reprise)Ruth
Milk and Honey (Reprise)Adi and Company
As Simple as That Ruth and Phil
Shalom (Reprise)Ruth, Phil and Company