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St. James Theatre , (12/27/1961 - 6/23/1962)
First Preview:Dec 25, 1961 Total Previews:2
Opening Date:Dec 27, 1961   
Closing Date:Jun 23, 1962 Total Performances:205

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: New York City. The present.

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Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters
Produced by David Merrick
Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Suggested by the book by Edmund G. Love; Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; Dance arrangements by Peter Howard
Directed by Michael Kidd; Choreographed by Michael Kidd; Associate Choreographer: Marc Breaux
Scenic Design by Will Steven Armstrong; Costume Design by Freddy Wittop; Lighting Design by Will Steven Armstrong
General Manager: Jack Schlissel; Company Manager: Vince McKnight
Production Stage Manager: Howard Whitfield; Stage Manager: Joe Calvan
Music Contractor: Morris Stonzek
Casting: Michael Shurtleff; General Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson; Press Representative: Lila Glaser; Production Associate: Robert Schear; Dance Captain: John Sharpe; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company and Fred Golden
Sydney Chaplin Tom Bailey
Carol Lawrence Angela McKay
Orson Bean Charlie Smith
Gordon Connell
Broadway debut
Mr. Pitman
Grayson Hall Myra Blake
Phyllis Newman Martha Vail
John Sharpe Sleeper
a caretaker
Cy Young Sleeper
Gus Holt
Helen Baisley Singer
Diane Ball Model
Carlos Bas Dancer
Vicki Belmonte Singer
Michael Bennett A Delivery Boy
Sari Clymas Model
Joel Craig Dancer
Pepe De Chazza Dancer
Robert Evans Dancer
Ted Forlow Dancer
Bob Gorman Sleeper
Stokey Gray Singer
Valerie Harper Dancer
Joe Hill J. Edward Sykes
Social Worker
Mr. Barney
Horase Lancelot Zuckerman
Robert Howard Station Guard
Lt. Pilsudski
Relief Doorman
Reby Howells Dancer
Gene Kelton Dancer
Victoria Mansfield Dancer
Jeannine Michael Singer
Wendy Nickerson Dancer
Bruce Payton Singer
Lawrence Pool Zack Flint
Larry Roquemore Dancer
Sandra Roveta Dancer
Anthony Saverino Bill
the museum guard
Joan Sheller Singer
Ruth Shepard Singer
Ron Stratton Dancer
Dean Taliaferro Mary Tompkins
Gene Varrone Sleeper
Max Hillman
Jim Weiss A Drunk
Eugene R. Wood Harry Shelby
Standby: Dawn Nickerson (Angela McKay)
Understudies: Joel Craig (Mac, Photographer, Sleeper), Stokey Gray (Gus Holt, Sleeper), Joe Hill (Mr. Pitman), Robert Howard (Bill, Joe, Sleeper), Ruth Shepard (Myra Blake), Dean Taliaferro (Martha Vail) and Cy Young (Charlie Smith)
Tony Award®
 1962 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Orson Bean
winner 1962 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [winner]
Phyllis Newman
 1962 Best Choreography [nominee]
Michael Kidd
music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
ACT 1Sung By
Subways Are for Sleeping The Sleepers
Girls Like Me Angela McKay
Station Rush People Who Are Going Places
I'm Just Taking My Time Tom Bailey
I Was a Shoo-In Martha Vail
Subway Directions Tom Bailey, Angela McKay and Subway Riders
Ride Through the Night Tom Bailey, Angela McKay and Subway Riders
Who Knows What Might Have Been Angela McKay and Tom Bailey
Swing Your Projects Tom Bailey
Strange Duet Martha Vail and Charlie Smith
I Said It and I'm Glad Angela McKay
Be a Santa Tom Bailey, Angela McKay, Shoppers and Santas
ACT 2Sung By
Subway Incident Angela McKay and Teenagers
How Can You Describe a Face? Tom Bailey
I Just Can't Wait Charlie Smith
Comes Once in a Lifetime Angela McKay and Tom Bailey
What Is This Feeling in the Air? Tom Bailey, Angela McKay, Charlie Smith and Entire Company