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Show Boat   

 
City Center, (5/05/1954 - 5/16/1954)
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Opening Date: May 05, 1954    
Closing Date: May 16, 1954 Total Performances: 15

Category: Musical, Drama, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Natchez, on the Mississippi River, on the Cotton Blossom, and Chicago. 1887-1927.



Production Staff
Produced by New York City Center Light Opera Company
Based on the novel by: Edna Ferber; Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Book by Oscar Hammerstein II; Musical Director: Julius Rudel
Staged by William Hammerstein
Scenic Design by Howard Bay; Costume Design by John Boyt; Lighting Design by Jean Rosenthal
Production Stage Manager: Lucia Victor; Stage Manager: Hans Sondheimer
Assistant to the Director: Michael Shurtleff
Cast
Boris AplonPete
Jim
Benjamin BajorekEnsemble
Ann BarryFatima
Marilyn BladdLottie
Ensemble
Helena BlissJulie
Adelaide BoatnerEnsemble
Eugene S. BriceEnsemble
Ginger BrooksChild
Doryce BrownEnsemble
Walter P. BrownEnsemble
Joanne BudillEnsemble
Georgianna CatalChild
Claudia CrawfordChild
Joseph CrawfordEnsemble
Dale DennardChild
Diana DrakeEllie
Donn DriverFrank
Dawin EmanuelEnsemble
Rina FalconeEnsemble
John FlemingEnsemble
Sarah FloydLandlady
Old Lady on the Levee
Barbara FordNun
Ensemble
Mareda GaitherEnsemble
Robert GallagherSteve
Marjorie GatesonParthy Ann Hawks
Ellen GleasonMother Superior
Ensemble
Russell GoodwinEnsemble
Leonard GrinnageChild
Louise HawthorneEnsemble
Lawrence HaynesVallon
Jeb
Laurel HurleyMagnolia
Burl IvesCap'n Andy
Ida JohnsonEnsemble
Charles KuestnerBarker
Man with guitar
Drunk
Ensemble
Milton LyonJake
James MartindaleEnsemble
Sheila MathewsEnsemble
William McDanielEnsemble
DeAnn MearsEnsemble
Roland MilesSport
Ensemble
Meri MillerStrong Woman
Dorothy MirrDolly
Ensemble
John NeilsenEnsemble
Arthur NewmanWindy
Backwoodsman
Adele NewtonKim (child)
Joan NickelChild
Helen PhillipsQueenie
Benjamin PlotkinEnsemble
Madeline PorterEnsemble
Thomas R. PowellRubber Face
Barker
William W. ReynoldsEnsemble
Robert RounsevilleGaylord Ravenal
Gloria SacksSally
Ensemble
Bonnie SawyerChild
Peg ShirleyEnsemble
Bill SmithDoorman at Trocadero
Barbara SohmersEnsemble
Christine SpencerEnsemble
William StarlingEnsemble
Joseph TannerEnsemble
Frederick ThomasEnsemble
Greta ThormsenKim
Ensemble
DeLoyd TibbsEnsemble
Rodester TimmonsEnsemble
Clyde TurnerEnsemble
Rose VirgaEnsemble
Lawrence WintersJoe
Gloria WynderEthel
Ensemble