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Alvin Theatre , (3/29/1966 - 7/17/1966)
First Preview:Mar 09, 1966 Total Previews:19
Opening Date:Mar 29, 1966   
Closing Date:Jul 17, 1966 Total Performances:129

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: In and around the city of Metropolis, U.S.A. The present.

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Theatre Owned / Operated by Herman Bernstein; Alvin Theatre Managing Director: Lester Osterman; Alvin Theatre General Manager: Richard Horner
Produced by Harold Prince; Produced in association with Ruth Mitchell
Book by David Newman and Robert Benton; Music by Charles Strouse; Lyrics by Lee Adams; Based on the comic strip "Superman" by arrangement of National Periodic Publications, Inc.; Musical Director: Harold Hastings; Music orchestrated by Eddie Sauter; Dance arrangements by Betty Walberg
Directed by Harold Prince; Choreographed by Ernest Flatt
Scenic Design by Robert Randolph; Costume Design by Florence Klotz; Lighting Design by Robert Randolph; Hair Design by D. Rusty Bonaccorso; Soundman: Jack Mann
General Manager: Carl Fisher
Production Stage Manager: Ruth Mitchell; Stage Manager: Ben Strobach
Copyist Supervisor: Mathilde Pincus
Filmed sequences by MPO Pictures, Inc.
Press Representative: Mary Bryant and Robert Pasoli; Casting: Shirley Rich; Dance Captain: John Smolko; Advertising: Ingram Ash
Jack Cassidy Max Mencken
Don Chastain Jim Morgan
Bob Holiday Superman and Clark Kent
Linda Lavin Sydney
Patricia Marand Lois Lane
Michael O'Sullivan Dr. Abner Sedgwick
Michelle Barry Annette, the Secretary
Citizen of Metropolis
Lori Browne Cathy, the Child
Citizen of Metropolis
George Bunt Al, the Bank Robber
Citizen of Metropolis
Gay Edmond Wanda, the Waitress
Citizen of Metropolis
Dallas Edmunds Milton, the Hood
Citizen of Metropolis
Eugene Edwards Byron, the Bank Guard
Citizen of Metropolis
Tina Faye Sue-Ellen, the Teenager
Citizen of Metropolis
Les Freed Suspect 1
Jerry Fujikawa Father Ling
Haruki Fujimoto William, the Exchange Student
Citizen of Metropolis
Joseph Gentry Joe Ling
Michael Gentry Ming Foo Ling
Bick Goss Gordon, the Student
Citizen of Metropolis
John Grigas Suspect 4
Murphy James Tai Ling
Mara Landi Barbie, the Receptionist
Citizen of Metropolis
Eric Mason Perry White
Marilyne Mason Rosalie, the High School Girl
Citizen of Metropolis
Diane McAfee Swing Girl
Dick Miller Suspect 2
Jayme Mylroie Leslie, the Shopper
Citizen of Metropolis
April Nevins Bonnie, the Moll
Citizen of Metropolis
Judy Newman Marnie, the Model
Citizen of Metropolis
Dal Richards Suspect 3
Juleste Salve Fan Po Ling
Bob Scherkenbach Harvey, the Tour Guide
Citizen of Metropolis
Roy Smith Kevin, the College Boy
Citizen of Metropolis
John Smolko Suspect 5
Bill Starr Dong Ling
Standby: John Smolko (Superman and Clark Kent)
Understudies: Haruki Fujimoto (The Flying Lings), Eric Mason (Jim Morgan), Marilyne Mason (Lois Lane), Dick Miller (Max Mencken), Jayme Mylroie (Sydney), Dal Richards (Dr. Abner Sedgwick), Juleste Salve (Father Ling) and Roy Smith (The Flying Lings)
Tony Award®
 1966 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Jack Cassidy
 1966 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Michael O'Sullivan
 1966 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Patricia Marand
music by Charles Strouse; lyrics by Lee Adams
ACT 1Sung By
Doing Good Superman/Clark Kent
We Need Him Max Mencken, Lois Lane, Superman/Clark Kent and Company
It's Superman Lois Lane
We Don't Matter at All Jim Morgan and Lois Lane
Revenge Dr. Abner Sedgwick
The Woman for the Man Max Mencken
You've Got Possibilities Sydney
What I've Always Wanted Lois Lane
Revenge (Reprise)Dr. Abner Sedgwick
Everything's Easy When You Know How The Flying Lings
It's Super Nice Company
ACT 2Sung By
So Long, Big Guy Max Mencken
The Strongest Man in the World Superman/Clark Kent
Ooh, Do You Love You! Sydney
You've Got What I Need Max Mencken and Dr. Abner Sedgwick
It's Superman (Reprise)Company
I'm Not Finished Yet Lois Lane
Pow! Bam! Zonk! Superman/Clark Kent and The Flying Lings