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Darling of the Day   

George Abbott Theatre, (1/27/1968 - 2/24/1968)
First Preview: Jan 16, 1968 Total Previews: 4
Opening Date: Jan 27, 1968    
Closing Date: Feb 24, 1968 Total Performances: 31

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: 1905. London and environs.

Production Staff [See More]
Produced by The Theatre Guild (Philip Langner and Armina Marshall) and Joel Schenker
Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg; (Uncredited) book by Nunnally Johnson (author of original book; credit withdrawn before Broadway opening); From the plays "Buried Alive" & "The Great Adventure" by Arnold Bennett; Musical Director: Buster Davis; Vocal arrangements by Buster Davis; Dance arrangements by Trude Rittman; Music orchestrated by Ralph Burns
Directed by Noel Willman; Choreographed by Lee Theodore
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Lighting Design by Peggy Clark
General Manager: Victor Samrock; Company Manager: Ralph Roseman
Production Stage Manager: Phil Friedman; Stage Manager: Michael Sinclair and Phil King
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Morris Stonzek; Music Supervisor: Lilette Hindin
Assistant to the Director: Fred Hebert; Press Representative: Arthur Cantor and Arthur Solomon; Casting Consultant: Ruth Kramer
Vincent PricePriam Farll
Patricia RoutledgeAlice Challice
Brenda ForbesLady Vale
Teddy GreenAlf
Peter WoodthorpeOxford
John AmanEquerry
Bonnie AnoDancer
Camila AshlandMrs. Leek
Larry BruckerAttendant
Christopher ChadmanDancer
Paul EichelFrame Maker
Charles GeraldThe King
Marian HaraldsonSinger
Reby HowellsDancer
Beth HowlandRosalind
Mitchell JasonDuncan
Marc JordanBert
Reid KleinSydney
George LeeDancer
Michael LewisPennington
Leo LeydenDoctor
Jim MayDancer
Ross MilesCabby
Carl NicholasOld Gentleman
Joy NicholsDaphne
Kay OslinSinger
Jeannette SeibertSinger
Fred SirettaCurate
Maggie TaskSinger
Georgianne ThonDancer
Phyllis WallachDancer
Charles WelchHenry Leek
Herb WilsonCurate
Denise WinstonDancer
Maggie WorthSinger
Albert ZimmermanSinger
Standby: Mitchell Jason (Priam Farll) and Joy Nichols (Alice Challice)
Understudies: Paul Eichel (The King), Charles Gerald (Duncan, Pennington), Marc Jordan (Henry Leek), Zale Kessler (Doctor), Michael Lewis (Oxford), Ross Miles (Alf), Jeannette Seibert (Lady Vale) and Maggie Worth (Daphne)
Tony Award®
winner 1968 Best Actress in a Musical [winner] 
  Patricia Routledge
music by Jule Styne; lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
ACT 1 Sung By
Mad For ArtArt Lovers
He's A GeniusOxford, Priam Farll and Henry Leek
To Get Out Of This World AlivePriam Farll
It's Enough To Make A Lady Fall In LoveAlice Challice, Alf, Bert and Putney Friends
A Gentleman's GentlemanAlice Challice, Alf, Bert, Priam Farll, Duncan and Bystanders
Double SoliloquyPriam Farll and Alice Challice
Let's See What HappensAlice Challice and Priam Farll
PanacheOxford and Lady Vale
I've Got A Rainbow Working For MePriam Farll and Putney Friends
Money, Money, Money-Alf, Bert and Sydney
That Something Extra SpecialAlice Challice
Money, Money, Money- (Reprise) Alf, Bert and Sydney
ACT 2 Sung By
What Makes a Marriage MerryAlice Challice, Priam Farll, Alf, Bert, Daphne and Rosalind
He's A Genius (Reprise) Oxford and Assistants
Not On Your NellieAlice Challice, Alf, Bert and Putney Friends
Sunset TreePriam Farll and Alice Challice
Butler In The AbbeyPriam Farll and Courtroom
Not On Your Nellie (Reprise) Entire Company