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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
Cast
Carlin Glynn Mona Stangley
Delores Hall Jewel
Gil Rogers Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd
Eric Aaron Shy Kid
Melvin Thorpe Singer
Cameraman
Townsperson
Aggie #21
Photographer
Reporter #2
Beau Allen Cowboy
Melvin Thorpe Singer
Townsperson
Aggie #71
Photographer
Reporter #3
Clinton Allmon Melvin P. Thorpe
Joel Anderson A Dogette
Aggie #11
Governor's Aide
Roger Berdahl Slick Dude
Leroy Sliney
Soundman
Scandinavian Placekicker - Aggie #1
Don Bernhardt Cowboy
Choir
A Dogette
Aggie #7
Photographer
Mimi Bessette Girl
Dawn
Girl at Miss Mona's
Angelette Imogene Charlene
Valerie Leigh Bixler Girl
Linda Lou
Girl at Miss Mona's
Angelette
Michael Boyd Cowboy
Aggie #17
Photographer
Diana Broderick Choir
Ruby Rae
Girl at Miss Mona's
Melvin Thorpe Singer
Angelette
Tom Cashin Aggie Specialty Dancer
Craig Chambers Narrator
Patti D'Beck Townsperson
Alternate Dancer
George Dvorsky Choir
A Dogette
Aggie #12
Cheryl Ebarb Shy
Clare Fields Choir
Beatrice
Girl at Miss Mona's
Melvin Thorpe Singer
Townsperson
Susann Fletcher Angel
Becky Gelke Doatsey Mae
Reporter #1
Ruth Gottschall Girl
Durla
Girl at Miss Mona's
Angelette
Patrick Hamilton Traveling Salesman
C. J. Scruggs
Chip Brewster
Governor
Marilyn J. Johnson Choir
Larry L. King T.V. Announcer
J. Frank Lucas Mayor Rufus Poindexter
Senator Wingwoah
Roxie Lucas Ginger
Girl at Miss Mona's
Merilee Magnuson Girl
Taddy Jo
Girl at Miss Mona's
Melvin Thorpe Singer
Townsperson
Angelette
Robert Moyer Edsel Mackey
Andy Parker Farmer
A Dogette
Aggie #77
Louise Quick Miss Wulla Jean
Karen Sutherland Choir
Eloise
Girl at Miss Mona's
Melvin Thorpe Singer
Townsperson
Angelette
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 1Sung By
Prologue Rio Grande Band Leader and the Rio Grande Band
20 Fans Rio 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 Place Mona Stangley and the Girls
Girl You're a Woman Mona Stangley, Shy, Jewel and the Girls
Watch Dog Theme the Dogettes
Texas Has a Whorehouse in It Melvin 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 Mae Doatsey Mae
Angelette March Angelette Imogene Charlene and the Angelettes
The Aggie Song the Aggies
Bus from Amarillo Mona Stangley
ACT 2Sung By
The Sidestep Governor, Governor's Aide, Senator Wingwoah, Melvin P. Thorpe, the Dogettes and the Melvin Thorpe Singers
No Lies Mona Stangley, Jewel and the Girls
Good Old Girl Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd and the Aggies
Hard Candy Christmas Amber (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
Finale the Company