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Imperial Theatre , (10/31/1971 - 1/01/1972)
First Preview:Oct 27, 1971 Total Previews:4
Opening Date:Oct 31, 1971   
Closing Date:Jan 01, 1972 Total Performances:73

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: New York City. 1944 - wartime.


Production Staff
Produced by Jerry Schlossberg and Vista Productions; Associate Producer: Rick Mandell and Allen Litke
Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Music by Leonard Bernstein; Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Based on an idea by Jerome Robbins; Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock; Music orchestrated by Leonard Bernstein and Hershy Kay
Directed by Ron Field; Choreographed by Ron Field; Assistant Choreographer: Michael Shawn
Scenic Design by James Trittipo; Costume Design by Ray Aghayan and Bob Mackie; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Hair Design by Ted Azar; Make-Up Design by Ted Azar; Assistant to Mr. Aghyan & Mr. Mackie: Joseph E. Miller; Assistant to Mr. Trittipo: John Braden; Assistant to Miss Musser: Spencer Mosse; Hairstylist: Masarone
General Manager: George Thorn and Leonard A. Mulhern; Assistant Gen. Mgr: Nancy Van Rijn
Production Stage Manager: Terence Little; Stage Manager: Lee Murray; Assistant Stage Mgr: Martin Di Martino
Conducted by Milton Rosenstock; Musical Coordinator: Dorothea Freitag; Head Copyist: Bob Haring, Jr.
General Press Representative: Betty Lee Hunt Associates, Inc.; Associate Press Representative: Henry Luhrman; Press Assistant: Harriett Trachtenberg and Maria Pucci; Assistant to Mr. Schlossberg: Howard Feuer; Assistant to Mr. Field: Marcia Hewitt; Production Associate: Henry Honeckman; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company
Cast
Ron Husmann Gabey
Donna McKechnie Ivy Smith
Phyllis Newman Claire DeLoone
Bernadette Peters Hildy Esterhazy
Tom Avera Pitkin W. Bridgework
Marilyn Cooper Lucy Schmeeler
Zoya Leporska Little Old Lady
Remak Ramsay Ozzie
Jess Richards Chip
Fran Stevens Madame Maude P. Dilly
Andy Bew Dance Ensemble
Carole Bishop Dance Ensemble
Eileen Casey Dance Ensemble
Paul Charles Dance Ensemble
Jill Cook Dance Ensemble
Don Croll Bill Poster
Congacabana Master of Ceremonies
Singing Ensemble
Nancy Dalton Dance Ensemble
Martha Danielle Singing Ensemble
Sandra Dorsey Diana Dream
Singing Ensemble
Bobbi Franklin Singing Ensemble
Laura Kenyon Senorita Dolores Dolores
Singing Ensemble
Marybeth Kurdock Flossie's Friend
Dance Ensemble
Nancy Lynch Dance Ensemble
Richard Marr Singing Ensemble
Larry Merritt Rajah Bimmy
Dance Ensemble
John Mineo Coney Island Zoot Suit Dancer
Dance Ensemble
Gail Nelson Singing Ensemble
Gina Paglia Gina Henie
Dance Ensemble
Pamela Peadon Dance Ensemble
Carol Petri Flossie
Dance Ensemble
Jeff Phillips Dance Ensemble
Orrin Reiley Announcer
Waldo Figment
Singing Ensemble
Dennis Roth Diamond Eddie Master of Ceremonies
Singing Ensemble
Marie Santell Singing Ensemble
Ken Scalice Dance Ensemble
Doug Spingler Dance Ensemble
Tony Stevens Coney Island Zoot Suit Dancer
Dance Ensemble
Luke Stover Singing Ensemble
Chester Walker Dance Ensemble
David Wilder Workman
S. Uperman
Singing Ensemble
Craig Yates Singing Ensemble
Understudies: Andy Bew (Chip), Marilyn Cooper (Hildy Esterhazy), Bobbi Franklin (Madame Maude P. Dilly), Laura Kenyon (Claire DeLoone, Lucy Schmeeler), Nancy Lynch (Little Old Lady), Richard Marr (Pitkin W. Bridgework), Pamela Peadon (Ivy Smith) and Orrin Reiley (Gabey, Ozzie)
Theatre World
nominee 1972 Award [recipient]
Jess Richards
Tony Award®
 1972 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Bernadette Peters
ACT 1Sung By
I Feel Like I'm Not Out of Bed Yet Workmen
New York, New York Chip, Ozzie and Gabey
Miss Turnstiles Ballet Contestants, Ivy Smith and Manhattanites
Come Up to My Place Hildy Esterhazy and Chip
Carried Away Claire DeLoone and Ozzie
Lonely Town Gabey and New Yorkers
Do-Do-Re-Do Ivy Smith, Mme, Madame Maude P. Dilly, Teachers and Students
I Can Cook Too Hildy Esterhazy and Chip
Lucky to Be Me Gabey and New Yorkers
Times Square Ballet Entire Company
ACT 2Sung By
So Long Baby Ice Revue Gina Henie and Skaters
Nightclub Song Diana Dream
Nightclub Song (Spanish) Senorita Dolores
You Got Me Claire DeLoone, Ozzie, Hildy Esterhazy and Chip
I Understand Pitkin W. Bridgework and Lucy Schmeeler
Playground of the Rich Ballet Gabey, Ivy Smith and High Society Dancers
Some Other Time Claire DeLoone, Hildy Esterhazy, Chip and Ozzie
Coney Island Hep Cats Flossie, Friend and Zoot Suit Dancers
New York, New York (Reprise)Entire Company