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Cafe Crown   

Martin Beck Theatre , (4/17/1964 - 4/18/1964)
First Preview:Mar 21, 1964 Total Previews:30
Opening Date:Apr 17, 1964   
Closing Date:Apr 18, 1964 Total Performances:3

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: In and around the Cafe Crown at the corner of Second Avenue and 12th Street in New York City. The early 1930s.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Martin Beck Estate
Produced by Philip Rose and Swanlee
Book by Hy Kraft; Music by Albert Hague; Lyrics by Marty Brill; Based on the play by Hy Kraft; Music orchestrated by Hershy Kay; Dance arrangements by Albert Hague; Musical Director: Gershon Kingsley; Vocal arrangements by Gershon Kingsley
Directed by Jerome Eskow; Choreographed by Ronald Field
Scenic Design by Sam Leve; Costume Design by Ruth Morley; Lighting Design by Sam Leve; Hair Design by Dorman Allison
General Manager: Walter Fried; Company Manager: Sam Handelsman
Production Stage Manager: Leonard Auerbach; Stage Manager: Mortimer Halpern; Assistant Stage Mgr: Norman Shelly and Edwin Bruce
Press Representative: Merle Debuskey and Seymour Krawitz
Theodore Bikel Samuel Cole
Sam Levene Hymie
Tommy Rall David Cole
Brenda Lewis Mme. Cole
Betty Aberlin Sarah
Alan Alda Dr. Irving Gilbert
Monte Amundsen Norma Roberts
John Anania Ship's Captain
Val Avery Kaplan
Petty Officer
Robert Avian Dancer
Francine Beers Mrs. Perlman
Ean Benjamin Dancer
Leo Bloom Max the Beggar
Bonnie Brody Singer
Edwin Bruce Burton
Luigi Gasparinetti Dancer
Keith Kaldenberg Mr. Edelman
Cheryl Kilgren Dancer
Patsi King Dancer
Shirley Leinwand 1st Woman
Ann Marisse Singer
Mrs. Edelman
Marilyn Murphy Singer
Renee Orin Ida Polan
Robert Penn Rubin
Fay Reed 2nd woman
Ken Richards Passerby
Wood Romoff Mendel Polan
Betty Rosebrock Dancer
Joe Ross Bloom
Norman Shelly Nathan
Mr. Bernstein
Geri Spinner Dancer
Keith Stewart Dancer
Roy Stuart Beck
Ludmilla Tchor Flower Girl
Ted Thurston Mr. Morris
Michael Vale Lipsky
Terry Violino Dancer
Bonnie Walker Dancer
John Wheeler Singer
Stephanie Winters 3rd Woman
Martin Wolfson Mr. Toplitz
music by Albert Hague; lyrics by Marty Brill
ACT 1Sung By
You're A Stranger in This Neighborhood Dr. Irving Gilbert and Company
What's The Matter With Buffalo? Hymie, Dr. Irving Gilbert and Ensemble
All Those Years David Cole and Norma Roberts
Au Revoir Poland--Hello New York! Mme. Cole and the Lipsky Theatre Ensemble
Make the Most of Spring Mme. Cole
So Long as It Isn't Shakespeare Hymie and Samuel Cole
A Lifetime Love Samuel Cole and Mme. Cole
I'm Gonna Move David Cole
A Mother's Heart Mme. Cole, Sarah and the Lipsky Theatre Ensemble
On This Wedding Day Mme. Cole and Wedding Guests
ACT 2Sung By
What's Gonna Be Tomorrow Company
A Man Must Have Something to Live For Samuel Cole and Ensemble
That's the Life for Me Hymie, Samuel Cole, Mme. Cole and Company
A Lifetime Love (Reprise)David Cole and Norma Roberts
King Lear Ballet Samuel Cole, David Cole and Ensemble
Someone's Waiting David Cole
Magical Things in Life Hymie, Samuel Cole and Ensemble
That's the Life for Me (Reprise)Hymie, Samuel Cole, Mme. Cole, Dr. Irving Gilbert and Ensemble
A Man Must Have Something to Live For (Reprise)Company