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How Now, Dow Jones   

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, (12/07/1967 - 6/15/1968)
First Preview: Nov 21, 1967 Total Previews: 19
Opening Date: Dec 07, 1967    
Closing Date: Jun 15, 1968 Total Performances: 220

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

Production Staff [See More]
Produced by David Merrick; Produced by arrangement with Edwin H. Morris & Co.; Associate Producer: Samuel Liff
Music by Elmer Bernstein; Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh; Book by Max Shulman; Musical Director: Peter Howard; Vocal arrangements by Peter Howard; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang
Directed by George Abbott; Choreographed by Gillian Lynne
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Robert Mackintosh; Lighting Design by Martin Aronstein; Hair Design by Joe Tubens
General Manager: Jack Schlissel; Company Manager: Richard Highley
Production Stage Manager: Charles Blackwell; Stage Manager: Henry Velez
Music Contractor: Morris Stonzek; Copyist: Thomas Brown
Costumes Executed by Barbara Matera Ltd.; General Press Representative: Lee Solters and Harvey B. Sabinson; Press Representative: David Powers; Advertising: Fred Golden; Dance Captain: Patricia Cope; Casting: Mitchell Erickson
Martin AmbroseJones
Oscar AnthonyDancer
Linnea ChandlerDancer
James CongdonHerbert
Joel ConradDancer
Patricia CopeDancer
Leigh CurranSinger
Jennifer DarlingSue Ellen
Patti DavisJudy Evans
Sally De MayMrs. Harris
Frank DeSalTycoon
Customers' Man
Lois EtelmanDancer
Rex EverhartBradbury
Bill GibbensSinger
Bob GormanNichols
Customers' Man
Maria HeroSinger
Cyndi HowardDancer
Arthur HughesA. K.
Barnard HughesSenator McFetridge
Yanco InoneDancer
Charlotte JonesMrs. Millhauser
John JoyTycoon
Customers' Man
Lucie LancasterMrs. Callahan
Eileen LawlorDancer
Debra LymanDancer
Marlyn MasonKate
Joe McGrathBroker
Jack MurraySinger
Alexander OrfalyWally
Anna PaganSinger
Diana QuijanoDancer
George RamosDancer
Sally RansoneDancer
Anthony RobertsCharley
Ron SchwinnLion
Hiram ShermanWingate
Stanley SimmondsDow
Francesca SmithMrs. Ragosa
Sammy SmithDr. Gilman
Doug SpinglerCustomers' Man
Ron L. SteinbeckDancer
Fran StevensMrs. Klein
Dixie StewartSinger
Pat TrottDancer
Tommy TuneWaiter
Brenda VaccaroCynthia
Mara WorthSinger
Standby: Lester James (Charley)
Understudies: Martin Ambrose (Senator McFetridge), Patricia Cope (Sue Ellen), Leigh Curran (Cynthia), Maria Hero (Kate), Alexander Orfaly (Wingate), Stanley Simmonds (A. K., Dr. Gilman) and Fran Stevens (Mrs. Millhauser)
Tony Award®
 1968 Best Musical [nominee] 
 Book by Max Shulman ;  Music by Elmer Bernstein ;  Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh ;  Produced by David Merrick
 1968 Best Composer and Lyricist [nominee] 
 Music by Elmer Bernstein ;  Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh
 1968 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Anthony Roberts
 1968 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Brenda Vaccaro
winner 1968 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [winner] 
  Hiram Sherman
 1968 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee] 
  George Abbott
music by Elmer Bernstein; lyrics by Carolyn Leigh
ACT 1 Sung By
A-B-CCynthia, Tourists and Wall Streeters
The Don't Make 'em Like That AnymoreKate and Cynthia
Live a LittleCharley, Kate and New Yorkers
The Pleasure's About To Be MineCharley and Kate
Walk AwayKate
A Little InvestigationWingate, Senator McFetridge, Dow, Jones and Tycoons
Goodbye, Failure, GoodbyeCharley, Customers' Men and Brokers
Step to the RearCharley, Mrs. Millhauser, Widows and Ensemble
Shakespeare LiedKate, Cynthia and Dr. Gilman
Big TroubleKate
ACT 2 Sung By
CredoDr. Gilman, Mrs. Klein, Widows and New Yorkers
One of Those MomentsKate
Big Trouble (Reprise) Wingate and Tycoons
He's HereCynthia
Touch and GoCharley
PanicEntire Cast
Touch and GoKate
That's Good Enough For MeEntire Cast