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Winter Garden Theatre, (4/15/1963 - 4/20/1963)
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Opening Date: Apr 15, 1963    
Closing Date: Apr 20, 1963 Total Performances: 8

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: The early years of Sophie Tucker's professional life, up to 1922. Hartford, Connecticut, New York and London.

Production Staff
Produced by Len Bedsow and Hal Grossman; Produced in association with Michael Pollack and Max Flalkov
Book by Phillip Pruneau; Music by Steve Allen; Lyrics by Steve Allen; Based on the life of Sophie Tucker; Musical Director: Liza Redfield; Vocal arrangements by Liza Redfield; Music orchestrated by Sid Ramin and Arthur Beck; Music arranged by Sid Ramin and Arthur Beck; Dance arrangements by Genevieve Pitot
Directed by Jack Sydow; Choreographed by Donald Saddler
Scenic Design by Robert Randolph; Costume Design by Fred Voelpel; Lighting Design by Robert Randolph; Hair Design by Colleen O'Connor
Company Manager: Boris Bernardi
Production Stage Manager: Mortimer Halpern; Stage Manager: Julian Barry
Assistant to the Producer: James Nygren; General Press Representative: Marvin Kohn
Jordan BowersStagehand
Carol CarlinEnsemble
Douglas ClarkeMoe
Betty ColbyNora Bayes
Don CrabtreeSchmidt
John DrewStage Manager
Louise FerrandEnsemble
Janet GaylordMother
Berta GerstenMama
Ellen GraffEnsemble
Tim HarumEnsemble
Florence HayleEnsemble
Richard HermanySandy
Stuart HodesJuggler
Nat HornePoliceman
Diana HunterTheona
Patsi KingSylvain Krouse
Rosetta LeNoireMollie
Phil LeedsWilliam Morris
Urylee LeonardosMrs. Quive
Art LundFrank Westphal
Ralph McWilliamsPoliceman
Michael NestorTed
Eddie RollMickey Muldoon
Kelli ScottEnsemble
Beti SeayEnsemble
Bella ShalomGirl
Libi StaigerSophie Tucker
Maralyn ThomaQueenie
David ThomasMarcus Loew
Harry Emerson
Mr. Kilby
Metropole Manager
Ted ThurstonChris Brown
Julian Mitchell
Theatre Manager
Elizabeth WullenEnsemble
Understudies: Betty Colby (Mama), Don Crabtree (Frank Westphal), Florence Hayle (Sophie Tucker), Urylee Leonardos (Mollie) and Ted Thurston (William Morris)
music by Steve Allen; lyrics by Steve Allen
ACT 1 Sung By
Red Hot MamaSophie Tucker
Sunshine FaceSophie Tucker
Mr. Henry JonesSophie Tucker
Sophie in New YorkSophie Tucker and Company
I'll Show Them AllSophie Tucker
I'll Show Them All (Reprise) Sophie Tucker
Hold On to Your HatsWilliam Morris and Mollie
Fast Cars and Fightin' WomenFrank Westphal
Queen of the Burlesque WheelSylvain Krouse and Ensemble
When You Carry Your Own SuitcaseSophie Tucker, Mickey Muldoon and Ensemble
When You Carry Your Own Suitcase (Reprise) Frank Westphal
When I'm in LoveSophie Tucker and Mollie
Hold On to Your Hats (Reprise) Sophie Tucker, Frank Westphal, Mollie and William Morris
Sailors of the SeaEnsemble
I Want the Kind of a FellaSophie Tucker
I'll Show Them All (Reprise) Sophie Tucker
ACT 2 Sung By
Who Are We Kidding?Mickey Muldoon and Sylvain Krouse
Don't Look BackEntire Company
I'd Know ItFrank Westphal
You've Got to Be a LadyMollie
WaltzSophie Tucker, Frank Westphal and Ensemble
When I'm in Love (Reprise) Frank Westphal
I Love You TodaySophie Tucker and Frank Westphal
With YouSophie Tucker
Red Hot Mama (Reprise) Sophie Tucker
I've Got 'Em Standin in LineSophie Tucker
They've Got a Lot to LearnFrank Westphal
Red Hot Mama (Reprise) Sophie Tucker