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Minnie's Boys   

Imperial Theatre, (3/26/1970 - 5/30/1970)
First Preview: Total Previews: 64
Opening Date: Mar 26, 1970    
Closing Date: May 30, 1970 Total Performances: 80

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway

Production Staff [See More]
Produced by Arthur Whitelaw, Max J. Brown and Byron Goldman; Production Consultant: Groucho Marx; Associate Producer: Peter Grad
Originally produced by "Bozo"
Music by Larry Grossman; Lyrics by Hal Hackady; Book by Arthur Marx and Robert Fisher; Based on the life of The Marx Brothers (Zeppo, Harpo, Groucho & Chico); Musical Director: John Berkman; Music arranged by John Berkman; Vocal arrangements by John Berkman; Music orchestrated by Ralph Burns; Dance arrangements by Marvin Hamlisch and Peter Howard; Incidental music by Marvin Hamlisch and Peter Howard
Directed by Stanley Prager; Musical Staging by Marc Breaux
Scenic Design by Peter Wexler; Costume Design by Donald Brooks; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher; Hair Design by Joe Tubens
General Manager: Marvin A. Krauss
Production Stage Manager: Frank Hamilton; Stage Manager: John Andrews
Music published by Tommy Valando; Music Contractor: Joe Soldo; Music Preparation: Mathilde Pincus and Al Miller
General Press Representative: Max Eisen; Press Representative: Warren Pincus; Dance Captain: Dennis Cole; Advertising: Ingram Ash and Matthew Serino; Casting: Larry Goossen
Shelley WintersMinnie Marx
Jacqueline BrittMrs. Krupnik
Jean BrunoMrs. Flanagan
Bjarne BuchtrupEnsemble
George BuntAcrobat
Dennis ColeEnsemble
Deede DarnellEnsemble
Joan B. DuffinEnsemble
Marjory EdsonCindy
Miss White House
Daniel FortusAdolph Marx
Vicki FrederickMiss Eiffel Tower
Arny FreemanSam (Frenchie) Marx
Lynne GannawayMiss Taj Mahal
Merwin GoldsmithHochmeister
Ronn HansenSidebark
Alvin KuppermanHerbie Marx
Julie KurnitzMrs. McNish
Robert LuPoneAcrobat
Elaine ManzelEnsemble
Mort MarshallAl Shean
Barbara Monte-BrittonEnsemble
Irwin PearlLeonard Marx
Gary RaucherMilton Marx
Stephen ReinhardtTelegraph Boy
Casper RoosRobwell
Gene RossTheater Manager
Carole SchweidEnsemble
William W. SeanEnsemble
Richard B. ShullMaxie
Sandow, The Great
Doug SpinglerCop
Lewis J. StadlenJulie Marx
Evelyn TaylorAcrobat
Roland WintersE.F. Albee
Toodie WitmerEnsemble
Understudies: Jacqueline Britt (Mrs. McNish), Merwin Goldsmith (Al Shean, Sam (Frenchie) Marx), Ci Herzog (Ensemble, Hochmeister, Sidebark), Thelma Lee (Minnie Marx), Gary Raucher (Julie Marx, Leonard Marx), Stephen Reinhardt (Herbie Marx), Casper Roos (E.F. Albee, Maxie, Sandow, The Great) and William W. Sean (Adolph Marx, Milton Marx)
Theatre World
winner 1970 Award [recipient] 
  Lewis J. Stadlen
Drama Desk Award
winner 1970 Outstanding Performance [winner] 
 Performer: Lewis J. Stadlen
music by Larry Grossman; lyrics by Hal Hackady
ACT 1 Sung By
Five Growing BoysMinnie Marx and Neighbors
Rich IsAl Shean and Marx Family
More Precious FarJulie Marx (Groucho), Herbie Marx (Zeppo), Adolph Marx (Harpo) and Minnie Marx
Four NightingalesJulie Marx (Groucho), Herbie Marx (Zeppo) and Adolph Marx (Harpo)
Underneath It AllMaxie and Girls
Mama, a RainbowAdolph Marx (Harpo) and Minnie Marx
You Don't have to Do It for MeMinnie Marx, Julie Marx (Groucho), Leonard Marx (Chico), Adolph Marx (Harpo) and Herbie Marx (Zeppo)
If You Wind Me UpMinnie Marx, Julie Marx (Groucho), Herbie Marx (Zeppo), Adolph Marx (Harpo) and Leonard Marx (Chico)
Where Was I When They Passed Out Luck?Julie Marx (Groucho), Herbie Marx (Zeppo), Adolph Marx (Harpo) and Leonard Marx (Chico)
ACT 2 Sung By
The Smell of ChristmasJulie Marx (Groucho), Adolph Marx (Harpo), Herbie Marx (Zeppo) and Leonard Marx (Chico)
You Remind Me of You Julie Marx (Groucho) and Mrs. McNish
Minnie's BoysMinnie Marx and Company
Be Happy Minnie Marx, Adolph Marx (Harpo), Leonard Marx (Chico), Herbie Marx (Zeppo) and Milton Marx (Gummo)
The ActJulie Marx (Groucho), Herbie Marx (Zeppo), Adolph Marx (Harpo), Leonard Marx (Chico) and Minnie Marx