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The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas   

Eugene O'Neill Theatre, (5/31/1982 - 7/24/1982)
First Preview: May 25, 1982 Total Previews: 9
Opening Date: May 31, 1982    
Closing Date: Jul 24, 1982 Total Performances: 63

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: The State of Texas.
This production is a return engagement of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (6/19/1978 - 3/27/1982)

Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (under the direction of Richard G. Wolff, President)
Produced by Stevie Phillips; Produced in association with Universal Pictures; Associate Producer: Bonnie Champion and Danny Kreitzberg
Book by Larry L. King and Peter Masterson; Music by Carol Hall; Lyrics by Carol Hall; Music arranged by Robert Billig
Directed by Peter Masterson and Tommy Tune; Musical Staging by Tommy Tune; Associate Choreographer: Thommie Walsh
Costume Design by Ann Roth; Scenic Design by Marjorie Bradley Kellogg; Lighting Design by Dennis Parichy; Hair Design by Michael Gottfried; Set Dressing by Suri Bieler
General Manager: Schlissel & Kingwill, Inc.; Company Manager: Leonard A. Mulhern; Assistant to the General Manager: Susan Sampliner and John Traub
Production Stage Manager: Paul Phillips; Stage Manager: Gerry Burkhardt; Assistant Stage Mgr: Louise Quick
Musical Supervisor: Robert Billig; Rio Grande Band - Guitar: Craig Chambers; Rio Grande Band - Bass: Racine Romaguera; Rio Grande Band - Steel Guitar: Harvey Shapiro; Rio Grande Band - Piano: Pete Blue; Rio Grande Band - Drums: Chuck Zeuren; Rio Grande Band - The Fiddler: Marty Laster; Conducted by Pete Blue
General Press Representative: Jeffrey Richards Associates; Dance Captain: Patti D'Beck; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne
Carlin GlynnMona Stangley
Delores HallJewel
Gil RogersSheriff Ed Earl Dodd
Eric AaronShy Kid
Melvin Thorpe Singer
Aggie #21
Reporter #2
Beau AllenCowboy
Melvin Thorpe Singer
Aggie #71
Reporter #3
Clinton AllmonMelvin P. Thorpe
Joel AndersonA Dogette
Aggie #11
Governor's Aide
Roger BerdahlSlick Dude
Leroy Sliney
Scandinavian Placekicker - Aggie #1
Don BernhardtCowboy
A Dogette
Aggie #7
Mimi BessetteGirl
Girl at Miss Mona's
Angelette Imogene Charlene
Valerie Leigh BixlerGirl
Linda Lou
Girl at Miss Mona's
Michael BoydCowboy
Aggie #17
Diana BroderickChoir
Ruby Rae
Girl at Miss Mona's
Melvin Thorpe Singer
Tom CashinAggie Specialty Dancer
Craig ChambersNarrator
Patti D'BeckTownsperson
Alternate Dancer
George DvorskyChoir
A Dogette
Aggie #12
Cheryl EbarbShy
Clare FieldsChoir
Girl at Miss Mona's
Melvin Thorpe Singer
Susann FletcherAngel
Becky GelkeDoatsey Mae
Reporter #1
Ruth GottschallGirl
Girl at Miss Mona's
Patrick HamiltonTraveling Salesman
C. J. Scruggs
Chip Brewster
Marilyn J. JohnsonChoir
Larry L. KingT.V. Announcer
J. Frank LucasMayor Rufus Poindexter
Senator Wingwoah
Roxie LucasGinger
Girl at Miss Mona's
Merilee MagnusonGirl
Taddy Jo
Girl at Miss Mona's
Melvin Thorpe Singer
Robert MoyerEdsel Mackey
Andy ParkerFarmer
A Dogette
Aggie #77
Louise QuickMiss Wulla Jean
Karen SutherlandChoir
Girl at Miss Mona's
Melvin Thorpe Singer
Understudies: Roger Berdahl (Edsel Mackey, Melvin P. Thorpe), Mimi Bessette (Angel), Clare Fields (Shy), Becky Gelke (Mona Stangley), Ruth Gottschall (Ginger), Marilyn J. Johnson (Jewel), Roxie Lucas (Doatsey Mae, Governor), Robert Moyer (C. J. Scruggs, Mayor Rufus Poindexter, Senator Wingwoah, Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd), Andy Parker (Narrator) and Karen Sutherland (Dawn)
music by Carol Hall; lyrics by Carol Hall
ACT 1 Sung By
PrologueRio Grande Band Leader and the Rio Grande Band
20 FansRio Grande Band Leader, the Girls, the Cowboys, Farmer, Shy Kid, Miss Wulla Jean, Traveling Salesman, Slick Dude and Choir
A Lil Ole Bitty Pissant Country PlaceMona Stangley and the Girls
Girl You're a WomanMona Stangley, Shy, Jewel and the Girls
Watch Dog Themethe Dogettes
Texas Has a Whorehouse in ItMelvin P. Thorpe, the Thorpe Singers and the Dogettes
Twenty-Four House of Lovin'Jewel and the Girls
Watch Dog Theme (Reprise) the Dogettes
Texas Has a Whorehouse in It (Reprise) Melvin P. Thorpe and the Dogettes
Doatsey MaeDoatsey Mae
Angelette MarchAngelette Imogene Charlene and the Angelettes
The Aggie Songthe Aggies
Bus from AmarilloMona Stangley
ACT 2 Sung By
The SidestepGovernor, Governor's Aide, Senator Wingwoah, Melvin P. Thorpe, the Dogettes and the Melvin Thorpe Singers
No LiesMona Stangley, Jewel and the Girls
Good Old GirlSheriff Ed Earl Dodd and the Aggies
Hard Candy ChristmasAmber (Character name changed to Angel during the run of the show), Jewel, Ginger (Girl at Miss Mona's), Dawn (Girl at Miss Mona's), Ruby Rae (Girl at Miss Mona's) and Beatrice (Girl at Miss Mona's)
Hard Candy Christmas (Reprise) the Girls
Finalethe Company