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Swinging on a Star   
The Johnny Burke Musical

 
Music Box Theatre , (10/22/1995 - 1/13/1996)
First Preview:Oct 06, 1995 Total Previews:19
Opening Date:Oct 22, 1995   
Closing Date:Jan 13, 1996 Total Performances:96

Category: Musical, Revue, Original, Broadway


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Estate of Irving Berlin and The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President; Philip J. Smith: Executive VP; Robert E. Wankel: VP-Finance)
Produced by Richard Seader, Mary Burke Kramer, Paul B. Berkowsky and Angels of the Arts; Produced in association with Sally Sears, Corey Goldstein, Howard A. Tullman and Herbert Goldsmith Productions, Inc.; Associate Producer: David A. Rocker and Eleanor Gimon
Originally produced at George Street Playhouse (Gregory S. Hurst, Producing Artistic Director); Additionally produced both in workshop and on the mainstage of The Goodspeed Opera House (Michael P. Price, Executive Producer)
Lyrics by Johnny Burke; Book by Michael Leeds; Music by Johnny Burke, Joe Bushkin, Erroll Garner, Robert Haggart, Arthur Johnston, James Monaco, Harold Spina and Jimmy Van Heusen; Dance arrangements by Peter Howard; Musical Director: Barry Levitt; Music orchestrated by Barry Levitt; Vocal arrangements by Barry Levitt; Additional musical arrangements by Ron Drotos
Directed by Michael Leeds; Choreographed by Kathleen Marshall
Scenic Design by James Youmans; Costume Design by Judy Dearing; Associate Costume Design: Deborah Edelman; Lighting Design by Richard Nelson; Sound Design by T. Richard Fitzgerald; Projection Design by Batwin & Robin Productions, Inc.; Wig Design by Bettie Rogers; Original Gowns for "Starlight Supper Club" Created by Oscar de la Renta
General Manager: Paul B. Berkowsky; Company Manager: Peter Bogyo
Production Stage Manager: Mary Porter Hall; Technical Supervisor: Aurora Productions; Stage Manager: R. Wade Jackson
Conducted by Barry Levitt
Video Design by Batwin & Robin Productions, Inc.
General Press Representative: Keith Sherman & Associates; Casting: Pat McCorkle and Tim Sutton; Advertising: Nappi / Eliran / Murphy, Ltd.
Dedicated to Costume Designer: Judy Dearing
Cast
Terry Burrell Mame
Speakeasy - Chicago
A Street Person
Depression - The Bowery
A Burkette
Radio Show - New York City
Miss Rheingold
USO Show - The Pacific Islands
The Vocalist
Ballroom - Hotel Roosevelt, Akron, Ohio
Girl
Road To - Paramount Studios, Hollywood
A Lover
Starlight Supper Club - Manhattan, The Present
Lewis Cleale
Broadway debut
Reginald
Speakeasy - Chicago
The Homeless Man
Depression - The Bowery
A Suitor
Depression - The Bowery
The Announcer
Radio Show - New York City
Eddie
USO Show - The Pacific Islands
The Manager
Ballroom - Hotel Roosevelt, Akron, Ohio
Bing
Road To - Paramount Studios, Hollywood
A Lover
Starlight Supper Club - Manhattan, The Present
Denise Faye Jeannie
Speakeasy - Chicago
A Street Person
Depression - The Bowery
Betty
Radio Show - New York City
Miss North Carolina
USO Show - The Pacific Islands
The Coat Check Girl
Ballroom - Hotel Roosevelt, Akron, Ohio
Girl
Road To - Paramount Studios, Hollywood
A Lover
Starlight Supper Club - Manhattan, The Present
Kathy Fitzgerald
Broadway debut
Flora
Speakeasy - Chicago
The Housewife
Depression - The Bowery
Vicky Voyay
Radio Show - New York City
Miss South Dakota
USO Show - The Pacific Islands
The Date
Ballroom - Hotel Roosevelt, Akron, Ohio
Dorothy
Road To - Paramount Studios, Hollywood
A Lover
Starlight Supper Club - Manhattan, The Present
Eugene Fleming Ben
Speakeasy - Chicago
A Street Person
Depression - The Bowery
A Suitor
Depression - The Bowery
A Burkette
Radio Show - New York City
Buzz Albright
USO Show - The Pacific Islands
The Waiter (2)
Ballroom - Hotel Roosevelt, Akron, Ohio
The Sheik
Road To - Paramount Studios, Hollywood
A Lover
Starlight Supper Club - Manhattan, The Present
Alvaleta Guess Cleo
Speakeasy - Chicago
A Street Person
Depression - The Bowery
A Burkette
Radio Show - New York City
Lena George
USO Show - The Pacific Islands
The Woman Alone
Ballroom - Hotel Roosevelt, Akron, Ohio
Southern Woman
Road To - Paramount Studios, Hollywood
A Lover
Starlight Supper Club - Manhattan, The Present
Michael McGrath The Waiter (1)
Speakeasy - Chicago
The Polish Gentleman
Depression - The Bowery
A Suitor
Depression - The Bowery
Buddy
Radio Show - New York City
Emcee
USO Show - The Pacific Islands
The Man
Ballroom - Hotel Roosevelt, Akron, Ohio
Bob
Road To - Paramount Studios, Hollywood
A Lover
Starlight Supper Club - Manhattan, The Present
Understudies: Deborah Burrell-Cleveland (Cleo, Lena George, Mame, The Vocalist), Frantz Hall (Ben, The Sheik), Joe Joyce (Bing, Bob, Buddy, Eddie) and Naomi Naughton (Betty, Dorothy, Jeannie, Vicky Voyay)
Tony Award®
 1996 Best Musical [nominee]
Produced by Richard Seader, Mary Burke Kramer, Paul B. Berkowsky and Angels of the Arts
Drama Desk Award
 1996 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Lewis Cleale
 1996 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Michael McGrath
 1996 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Kathy Fitzgerald
 1996 Outstanding Choreography [nominee]
Kathleen Marshall
Theatre World
nominee 1996 Award [recipient]
Michael McGrath

ACT 1Sung By
You're Not the Only Oyster in the Stew
(music by Harold Spina; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
Cleo (Speakeasy - Chicago), Jeannie (Speakeasy - Chicago) and Flora (Speakeasy - Chicago)
Chicago Style
(music by Jimmy Van Heusen; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
Ben (Speakeasy - Chicago), Jeannie (Speakeasy - Chicago), Flora (Speakeasy - Chicago) and Waiter
Ain't It a Shame About Mame
(music by James Monaco; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
Ben (Speakeasy - Chicago) and Mame (Speakeasy - Chicago)
What's New
(music by Robert Haggart; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
Jeannie (Speakeasy - Chicago)
Doctor Rhythm
(music by James Monaco; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
Cleo (Speakeasy - Chicago) and Ben (Speakeasy - Chicago)
Pennies from Heaven
(music by Arthur Johnston; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
The Homeless Man (Depression - The Bowery)
When Stanislaus Got Married
(music by Jimmy Van Heusen; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
The Polish Gentleman (Depression - The Bowery) and The Street People
His Rocking Horse Ran Away
(music by Jimmy Van Heusen; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
The Housewife (Depression - The Bowery)
Annie Doesn't Live Here Anymore
(music by Harold Spina; lyrics by Johnny Burke and Joe Young)
The Suitors
Annie Doesn't Live Here Anymore (Reprise)
(music by Harold Spina; lyrics by Johnny Burke and Joe Young)
Buddy (Radio Show - New York City), Betty (Radio Show - New York City), The Announcer (Radio Show - New York City) and The Burkettes
Scatterbrain
(music by Kahn Keene, Carl Bean and Frankie Masters; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
Buddy (Radio Show - New York City)
One, Two, Button Your Shoe
(music by Arthur Johnston; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
Betty (Radio Show - New York City) and Buddy (Radio Show - New York City)
Whoopsie Daisy Day
(music by Johnny Burke; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
The Announcer (Radio Show - New York City) and The Burkettes
What Does It Take to Make You Take to Me?
(music by Jimmy Van Heusen; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
Vicky Voyay (Radio Show - New York City)
Irresistible
(music by Harold Spina; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
The Announcer (Radio Show - New York City), Vicky Voyay (Radio Show - New York City) and The Burkettes
An Apple for the Teacher
(music by Arthur Johnston; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
All
Thank Your Lucky Stars and Stripes
(music by Jimmy Van Heusen; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
Emcee (USO Show - The Pacific Islands) and Buzz Albright (USO Show - The Pacific Islands)
Personality
(music by Jimmy Van Heusen; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
Miss South Dakota (USO Show - The Pacific Islands), Miss North Carolina (USO Show - The Pacific Islands) and Miss Rheingold (USO Show - The Pacific Islands)
There's Always the Blues
(music by Joe Bushkin; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
Lena George (USO Show - The Pacific Islands)
Polka Dots and Moonbeams
(music by Jimmy Van Heusen; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
Eddie (USO Show - The Pacific Islands)
Swinging on a Star
(music by Jimmy Van Heusen; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
All
Thank Your Lucky Stars and Stripes (Reprise)
(music by Jimmy Van Heusen; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
All
ACT 2Sung By
Don't Let That Moon Get Away
(music by Jimmy Monaco; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
The Waiter
All You Want to Do is Dance
(music by Arthur Johnston; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
The Date (Ballroom - Hotel Roosevelt, Akron, Ohio) and The Man (Ballroom - Hotel Roosevelt, Akron, Ohio)
You Danced With Dynamite
(music by Jimmy Van Heusen; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
The Date (Ballroom - Hotel Roosevelt, Akron, Ohio) and The Man (Ballroom - Hotel Roosevelt, Akron, Ohio)
Imagination
(music by Jimmy Van Heusen; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
The Vocalist (Ballroom - Hotel Roosevelt, Akron, Ohio), The Waiter and The Coat Check Girl (Ballroom - Hotel Roosevelt, Akron, Ohio)
It Could Happen to You
(music by Jimmy Van Heusen; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
The Woman Alone (Ballroom - Hotel Roosevelt, Akron, Ohio)
Road to Morocco
(music by Jimmy Van Heusen; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
Bing (Road To - Paramount Studios, Hollywood) and Bob (Road To - Paramount Studios, Hollywood)
Apalachicola
(music by Jimmy Van Heusen; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
Bing (Road To - Paramount Studios, Hollywood), Bob (Road To - Paramount Studios, Hollywood) and Dorothy (Road To - Paramount Studios, Hollywood)
Ain't Got a Dime to My Name
(music by Jimmy Van Heusen; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
Bing (Road To - Paramount Studios, Hollywood) and Bob (Road To - Paramount Studios, Hollywood)
You Don't Have to Know the Language
(music by Jimmy Van Heusen; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
Bing (Road To - Paramount Studios, Hollywood), Bob (Road To - Paramount Studios, Hollywood) and Girls
Going My Way
(music by Jimmy Van Heusen; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
Bing (Road To - Paramount Studios, Hollywood)
Shadows on the Swanee
(music by Harold Spina; lyrics by Johnny Burke and Joe Young)
Southern Woman (Road To - Paramount Studios, Hollywood), Bing (Road To - Paramount Studios, Hollywood), Bob (Road To - Paramount Studios, Hollywood) and Dorothy (Road To - Paramount Studios, Hollywood)
Pakistan
(music by Jimmy Van Heusen; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
The Sheik (Road To - Paramount Studios, Hollywood), Dorothy (Road To - Paramount Studios, Hollywood), Bing (Road To - Paramount Studios, Hollywood) and Bob (Road To - Paramount Studios, Hollywood)
Road to Morocco (Reprise)
(music by Jimmy Van Heusen; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
Bing (Road To - Paramount Studios, Hollywood), Bob (Road To - Paramount Studios, Hollywood) and Dorothy (Road To - Paramount Studios, Hollywood)
But, Beautiful
(music by Jimmy Van Heusen; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
Ms. Burrell
Like Someone in Love
(music by Jimmy Van Heusen; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
Ms. Faye
Moonlight Becomes You
(music by Jimmy Van Heusen; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
Mr. Cleale
If Love Ain't There (It Ain't There)
(music by Johnny Burke; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
Mr. McGrath
Sunday, Monday or Always
(music by Jimmy Van Heusen; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
Ms. Guess
Misty
(music by Erroll Garner; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
Mr. Fleming
Here's That Rainy Day
(music by Jimmy Van Heusen; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
Ms. Fitzgerald
Pennies from Heaven (Reprise)
(music by Arthur Johnston; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
All
Swinging on a Star (Reprise)
(music by Jimmy Van Heusen; lyrics by Johnny Burke)
All