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St. James Theatre, (12/23/1974 - 1/04/1975)
First Preview: Nov 11, 1974 Total Previews: 51
Opening Date: Dec 23, 1974    
Closing Date: Jan 04, 1975 Total Performances: 16

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: The mid-1930s. On and around the campus of Tait College.



Production Staff
Produced by Harry Rigby and Terry Allen Kramer; Associate Producer: Robert Anglund, Stan Hurwit and Frank Montalvo
Music by Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva and Lew Brown; Book by Laurence Schwab, Frank Mandel and B.G. DeSylva; Lyrics by B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown and Ray Henderson; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; Vocal arrangements by Hugh Martin and Timothy Gray; Dance and incidental music composed and arranged by Luther Henderson; Musical Director: Liza Redfield; Book adapted by Abe Burrows
Directed by Abe Burrows; Choreographed by Donald Saddler; Assistant Choreographer: Arthur Faria
Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager; Costume Design by Donald Brooks; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Sound Design by Tony Alloy
Production Stage Manager: Phil Friedman; Stage Manager: Craig Jacobs
Musical Supervisor: Hugh Martin and Timothy Gray
Assistant to Mr. Oenslager: John J. Moore
Press Representative: Henry Luhrman Associates; Casting: Howard Feuer
Cast
Alice FayeProfessor Kenyon
Gene NelsonBill Johnson
Stubby KayePooch Kearney
Michael AustinBoy
Jimmy BrennanSlats
Tap Dancer
Boy
Tommy BreslinSylvester
Wayne BryanBobby Randall
Joseph BurkeBeef Saunders
Tim CassidyBoy
Happy Days Quartet
Baton Twirler
Paula CinkoMillie
Coed
Terry EnoWindy
Tap Dancer
Robin GersonCoed
Lynda GoodfriendBaton Twirler
Coed
Lisa GuignardAcrobat
Baton Twirler
Coed
Anne KayeCoed
Barbara LailBabe O'Day
Mary Ann LipsonCoed
Acrobat
Sally O'DonnellCoed
Ernie PysherColton Player
Acrobat
Boy
Jana RobbinsPat
Professor Kenyon
Randall RobbinsHappy Days Quartet
Boy
Marti RolphConnie Lane
Jeff SpielmanAcrobat
Boy
Scott StevensenTom Marlowe
Happy Days Quartet
David ThoméHappy Days Quartet
Boy
Rebecca UrichFlo
Coed
Marcia Lynn WatkinsCoed
Swings: Kathey Carlson and David Fredericks
Understudies: Jimmy Brennan (Pooch Kearney, Sylvester), Tommy Breslin (Bobby Randall), Tim Cassidy (Slats), Paula Cinko (Pat), Terry Eno (Tom Marlowe), Anne Kaye (Connie Lane), Sally O'Donnell (Flo), Ernie Pysher (Beef Saunders), Randall Robbins (Bill Johnson), David Thomé (Windy), Rebecca Urich (Babe O'Day) and Marcia Lynn Watkins (Millie)
Theatre World
winner 1975 Award [recipient] 
  Marti Rolph
winner 1975 Award [recipient] 
  Scott Stevensen
Drama Desk Award
 1975 Outstanding Choreography [nominee] 
  Donald Saddler
music by Ray Henderson; lyrics by B.G. DeSylva and Lew Brown
ACT 1 Sung By
OvertureOrchestra and Company
He's a Ladies' ManPat, Millie, Flo and Students
The Best Things in Life are FreeProfessor Kenyon and Students
Just ImagineConnie Lane, Pat, Millie and Flo
Happy DaysTom Marlowe, Pat, Millie, Flo, Sylvester and
Button Up Your Overcoat Bobby Randall and Babe O'Day
Lucky in LoveConnie Lane, Tom Marlowe and Students
You're the Cream in My CoffeeProfessor Kenyon and Johnson
Varsity DragBabe O'Day and Students
TogetherProfessor Kenyon
Tait SongBill Johnson, Pooch Kearney and Students
Lucky in Love (Reprise) Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Today's the Day Girls
Girl of the Pi Beta PhiPat and Girls
Good NewsProfessor Kenyon, Connie Lane and Students
Keep Your Sunny Side Up Pooch Kearney and
The Best Things in Life Are Free (Reprise) Connie Lane and Tom Marlowe
Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries
I Want to Be BadProfessor Kenyon
The Professor and the StudentsProfessor Kenyon, Pooch Kearney and Company
FinaleCompany