Majestic Theatre, (7/06/1939 - 1/06/1940)

Opening Date: Jul 06, 1939
Closing Date: Jan 06, 1940
Total Performances: 208

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Around the Hawkins Farm, Town of Lexington, Mass., and in Hollywood, Calif.

Opening Night Production Staff

Produced by Lew Brown

Book by Lew Brown; Music by Lew Brown, Charles Tobias and Sam H. Stept; Lyrics by Lew Brown, Charles Tobias and Sam H. Stept

Directed by Lew Brown; Choreographed by Gene Snyder

Scenic Design by Walter Jagemann; Costume Design by Frances Feist; Costumes Executed by Veronica

General Manager: Leon Spachner

Stage Manager: Robert Calley; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jay Conley and Mortimer O'Brien

Press Representative: Harry Davies

Opening Night Cast

Judy CanovaJudy
Buddy EbsenElmer Whipple
Charles AlthoffGrandpa Hawkins, Mayor
Kalli BartonYokel Girl
Bob BehYokel Boy
Lorraine BeloreLady of the Ensemble
Jeanne BergersenYokel Girl
June BlakeLady of the Ensemble
James L. A. BurrellMinute Man from Lexington
Ann CanovaAnnie
Zeke CanovaHank
Charles ClarkeMinute Man from Lexington
Ray ClarkeAssistant to "Punko" Parks
Pamela CliffordYokel Girl
Helen ColeLady of the Ensemble
Muriel ColeYokel Girl
Phil CrosbieMinute Man from Lexington
Marguerite De CourseyLady of the Ensemble
Helen DellYokel Girl
Dixie DunbarTiny
Jane EverettYokel Girl
Margaret FitzpatrickYokel Girl
Miriam FranklynYokel Girl
Lew HearnMr. Rubbish
Jackie HellerSpud
Ralph HolmesJimmy Powell
Lois JanuaryMary Hawkins
Roy JohnstonMinute Man from Lexington
Marjorie JohnstoneYokel Girl
Grace KayeYokel Girl
Glorianna KingLady of the Ensemble
Dick LangdonDoorman
Yokel Boy
Kathryn LazellYokel Girl
Jeanette LeeYokel Girl
Velma LordYokel Girl
Marion LullingYokel Girl
Alice MalteurYokel Girl
Joan MannYokel Girl
Gloria MartinYokel Girl
Mary Joan MartinYokel Girl
Dorothy MatthewsYokel Girl
Maxine MooreLady of the Ensemble
F. Richard MoorsMinute Man from Lexington
Eddie MurrayYokel Boy
Mortimer O'BrienYokel Boy
Joseph PetersonMinute Man from Lexington
Mark PlantBlacksmith
Frances RandsYokel Girl
Ruth RathbunMarie
Yokel Girl
Jack RichardsAnother Gateman
Yokel Boy
Tina RigatYokel Girl
Ralph RiggsCliff Hawkins
Ben H. RobertsSheriff
Renee RussellYokel Girl
Louis SalmonMinute Man from Lexington
Sid SalzerGateman
Yokel Boy
Almira SessionsMrs. Hawkins
Phil ShawYokel Boy
Donald ShowalterMinute Man from Lexington
Phil Silvers"Punko" Parks
Helene StandishAngelina Bouchet
Lady of the Ensemble
Turnley WalkerMinute Man from Lexington
Harold WoodwardMinute Man from Lexington
Natalie WynnYokel Girl


music by Lew Brown; lyrics by Lew Brown
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
Lem and SueJudy, Tiny and Yokel Boys and Girls
I Know I'm NobodyElmer Whipple
For the Sake of LexingtonEntire Company
Comes LoveJudy
It's Me AgainTiny and Minute Men
Let's Make Memories TonightMary Hawkins and Minute Men
(Time for) Jukin
(music by Walter Kent)
Uncle Sam's LullabyBlacksmith, Minute Men and Entire Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Hollywood and VineMinute Man from Lexington and Minute Men
Catherine the GreatJudy and the Royal Bodyguards
The Ship Has SailedMary Hawkins
I Can't Afford to DreamBlacksmith
Lem and Sue (Reprise) Entire Company
Comes Love (Reprise) Entire Company
Uncle Sam's Lullaby (Reprise) Entire Company

Replacement/Transfer Info

The following people are credited as replacements or additions if they were not credited on opening night.

Majestic Theatre

(7/6/1939 - 1/6/1940)


Irene Austin
Yokel Girl
James L. A. Burrell
Peggy Conrad
Yokel Girl
Evelyn Cooper
Lady of the Ensemble
Jessie Fullam
Yokel Girl
Bubbles Gordon
Yokel Girl
Mildred Hamilton
Yokel Girl

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