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Mack & Mabel   

 
Majestic Theatre, (10/06/1974 - 11/30/1974)
First Preview: Total Previews: 5
Opening Date: Oct 06, 1974    
Closing Date: Nov 30, 1974 Total Performances: 66

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: 1911-1938. The Sennett Studios; The Brooklyn Studio; Mack's Office, Brooklyn; Los Angeles; The Orchid Room of the Hollywood Hotel; A Pier, New York; "Vitagraph Varieties of 1929" and more.



Production Staff [See More]
Produced by David Merrick; Produced in association with Edwin H. Morris; Associate Producer: Jack Schlissel
Book by Michael Stewart; Music by Jerry Herman; Lyrics by Jerry Herman; Musical Director: Don Pippin; Vocal arrangements by Don Pippin; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; Incidental and Dance music by John Morris; Based on an idea by Leonard Spielglass
Directed by Gower Champion; Choreographed by Gower Champion; Associate Choreographer: Buddy Schwab
Scenic Design by Robin Wagner; Costume Design by Patricia Zipprodt; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Audio Consultant: Abe Jacob; Hair Stylist: Ted Azar
Production Supervisor: Lucia Victor; Production Stage Manager: Marnel Sumner; Stage Manager: Tony Manzi
Associate Conductor: Skip Redwine
General Press Representative: Solters / Sabinson / Roskin Inc.; Press Representative: Bud Westman and Joshua Ellis; Advertising: Blaine-Thompson and Fred Golden; Dance Captain: Sandra Brewer; Film Coordinator: Andy Stein; Casting: Lucia Victor and Howard Feuer
Cast
Bernadette PetersMabel Normand
Robert PrestonMack Sennett
Lisa KirkLottie Ames
James MitchellWilliam Desmond Taylor
John AlmbergGrip
Cheryl ArmstrongPhyllis Foster
Bathing Beauty
Claudia AsburyBathing Beauty
Tom BattenMr. Kleinman
Sandahl BergmanBathing Beauty
Roger A. BigelowFreddie
Grip
George BlackwellGrip
Frank BouleyGrip
Gerard BrentteGrip
Lonnie BurrGrip
Helen ButleroffSwing Dancer
Chrystal ChambersBathing Beauty
Nancy DafgekBathing Beauty
Prudence DarbyBathing Beauty
Chet D'EliaGrip
Jerry DodgeFrank Wyman
Nancy C. EversElla
Robert FitchWally
Igors GavonGrip
Elaine HandelBathing Beauty
Paula LynnBathing Beauty
Richard MaxonSwing Dancer
Bert MichaelsMr. Fox
Patricia MichaelsBathing Beauty
Jonathan MieleGrip
Christopher MurneyCharlie Muldoon
Don PercassiGrip
Carol PereaBathing Beauty
Frank RootSerge
Grip
L. J. RoseBathing Beauty
Rita RudnerBathing Beauty
Marie SantellIris
the wardrobe mistress
Marianne SelbertBathing Beauty
Stanley SimmondsEddie
the watchman
Jo SperosBathing Beauty
Pat TrottBathing Beauty
Geordie WitheeBathing Beauty
Understudies: Roger A. Bigelow (William Desmond Taylor), George Blackwell (Eddie), Frank Bouley (Mr. Kleinman), Lonnie Burr (Charlie Muldoon), Helen Butleroff (Swing Dancer), Igors Gavon (Mack Sennett), Richard Maxon (Swing Dancer), Patricia Michaels (Lottie Ames), Jonathan Miele (Mr. Fox), Don Percassi (Wally), Frank Root (Frank Wyman), L. J. Rose (Ella) and Marie Santell (Mabel Normand)
Tony Award®
 1975 Best Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by David Merrick
 1975 Best Book of a Musical [nominee] 
 Book by Michael Stewart
 1975 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Robert Preston
 1975 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Bernadette Peters
 1975 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 
  Robin Wagner
 1975 Best Costume Design [nominee] 
  Patricia Zipprodt
 1975 Best Choreography [nominee] 
  Gower Champion
 1975 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee] 
  Gower Champion
Drama Desk Award
 1975 Outstanding Music and Lyrics [nominee] 
 Music by Jerry Herman ;  Lyrics by Jerry Herman
 1975 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Robert Preston
 1975 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Bernadette Peters
music by Jerry Herman; lyrics by Jerry Herman
ACT 1 Sung By
Movies Were MoviesMack Sennett
Look What Happened to MabelMabel Normand, Wally, Charlie Muldoon, Frank Wyman and Grips
Big TimeLottie Ames and Family
I Won't Send RosesMack Sennett
I Won't Send Roses (Reprise) Mabel Normand
I Wanna Make the World LaughMack Sennett and Company
I Wanna Make the World Laugh (Reprise) Mack Sennett and Company
Wherever He Ain'tMabel Normand and Waiters
Hundreds of GirlsMack Sennett and Bathing Beauties
ACT 2 Sung By
When Mabel Comes in the RoomCompany
My Heart Leaps UpMack Sennett
Time Heals EverythingMabel Normand
Tap Your Troubles AwayLottie Ames and Girls
I Promise You a Happy EndingMack Sennett