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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
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; Assistant Musical Dir.: Richard Leonard
Directed by Stanley Prager; Musical Staging by Marc Breaux; Assistant Choreographer: Dennis Cole
Scenic Design by Peter Wexler; Costume Design by Donald Brooks; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher; Hair Design by Joe Tubens; Assistant to Mr. Wexler: John Scheffler; Assistant to Mr. Fisher: Marc B. Weiss; Assistant to Mr. Brooks: Connie Wexler
General Manager: Marvin A. Krauss
Production Stage Manager: Frank Hamilton; Stage Manager: John Andrews; Assistant Stage Mgr: Ci Herzog and Doug Spingler
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; Production Assistant: Susan Bell; Casting: Larry Goossen
Cast
Shelley Winters Minnie Marx
Jacqueline Britt Mrs. Krupnik
Murdock
Ensemble
Jean Bruno Mrs. Flanagan
Harpist
Ensemble
Bjarne Buchtrup Ensemble
George Bunt Acrobat
Ensemble
Dennis Cole Ensemble
Deede Darnell Ensemble
Joan B. Duffin Ensemble
Marjory Edson Cindy
Miss White House
Ensemble
Daniel Fortus Adolph Marx
Harpo
Vicki Frederick Miss Eiffel Tower
Ensemble
Arny Freeman Sam (Frenchie) Marx
Lynne Gannaway Miss Taj Mahal
Ensemble
Merwin Goldsmith Hochmeister
Ronn Hansen Sidebark
Ensemble
Alvin Kupperman Herbie Marx
Zeppo
Julie Kurnitz Mrs. McNish
Robert LuPone Acrobat
Ensemble
Elaine Manzel Ensemble
Mort Marshall Al Shean
Barbara Monte-Britton Ensemble
Irwin Pearl Leonard Marx
Chico
Gary Raucher Milton Marx
Gummo
Stephen Reinhardt Telegraph Boy
Ensemble
Casper Roos Robwell
Ensemble
Gene Ross Theater Manager
Ensemble
Carole Schweid Ensemble
William W. Sean Ensemble
Richard B. Shull Maxie
Sandow, The Great
Doug Spingler Cop
Ensemble
Lewis J. Stadlen Julie Marx
Groucho
Evelyn Taylor Acrobat
Ensemble
Roland Winters E.F. Albee
Toodie Witmer Ensemble
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
nominee 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 1Sung By
Five Growing Boys Minnie Marx and Neighbors
Rich Is Al Shean and Marx Family
More Precious Far Julie Marx (Groucho), Herbie Marx (Zeppo), Adolph Marx (Harpo) and Minnie Marx
Four Nightingales Julie Marx (Groucho), Herbie Marx (Zeppo) and Adolph Marx (Harpo)
Underneath It All Maxie and Girls
Mama, a Rainbow Adolph Marx (Harpo) and Minnie Marx
You Don't have to Do It for Me Minnie Marx, Julie Marx (Groucho), Leonard Marx (Chico), Adolph Marx (Harpo) and Herbie Marx (Zeppo)
If You Wind Me Up Minnie 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 2Sung By
The Smell of Christmas Julie 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 Boys Minnie Marx and Company
Be Happy Minnie Marx, Adolph Marx (Harpo), Leonard Marx (Chico), Herbie Marx (Zeppo) and Milton Marx (Gummo)
The Act Julie Marx (Groucho), Herbie Marx (Zeppo), Adolph Marx (Harpo), Leonard Marx (Chico) and Minnie Marx
Finale Company