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Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, (3/18/1969 - 3/22/1969)

Opening Date: Mar 18, 1969
Closing Date: Mar 22, 1969
Total Previews: 14
Total Performances: 7

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: The towns and surrounding countryside along the Connecticut River in New England. 1840.

Opening Night Production Staff

Produced by Albert W. Selden and Hal James

Book by Will Holt; Music by David Baker; Lyrics by Will Holt; Based on "Rainbow on the Road" by Esther Forbes; Vocal arrangements by Trude Rittman; Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock; Music orchestrated by Carlyle Hall

Directed by Agnes de Mille

Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Stanley Simmons; Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton

Production Stage Manager: Phil Friedman; Stage Manager: Frank Hamilton

Asst. to the Choreographer: Vernon Lusby; Press Representative: Merle Debuskey, Violet Welles and Faith Geer

Opening Night Cast

James AlbrightEnsemble
Paul BernéEnsemble
Ray BolgerPhineas Sharp
Marcia BrushinghamEnsemble
Bjarne BuchtrupEnsemble
Dennis ColeEnsemble
William CottrellNathaniel Burnap
Leonard John CrofootEnsemble
David CryerJude Scribner
Cathryn DamonSubmit Pratt
Harry EndicottEnsemble
David EvansLover
Dancing Character
Ellen EverettEnsemble
John GerstadLabe Pratt
William GlassmanHead Logger
Dancing Character
Margaret HamiltonDorinda Pratt
Sunny HannumEnsemble
Walter HookEnsemble
Del HorstmannEnsemble
Doug HuntEnsemble
John JohannEnsemble
Lucia LambertEnsemble
William LeMassenaFrancis Faucett
Mary Ann RydzeskiEnsemble
Dorothy SandsMrs. Meserve
Barbara SharmaEmma Faucett
Lana SlonigerEnsemble
Sarah Jane SmithEnsemble
Britt SwansonEnsemble
Evelyn TaylorLover
Dancing Character
Jeanette WilliamsonEnsemble
Toodie WittmerEnsemble
Jenny WorkmanEnsemble

Standby: Ben Kapen (Phineas Sharp), Tanny McDonald (Emma Faucett, Submit Pratt) and Dorothy Sands (Dorinda Pratt)

Understudies: David Evans (Jude Scribner), Walter Hook (Nathaniel Burnap), Del Horstmann (Francis Faucett), Doug Hunt (Labe Pratt) and Mary Ann Rydzeski (Mrs. Meserve)

Awards and Nominations

Theatre World

winner 1969 Award [recipient] 

David Cryer


music by David Baker; lyrics by Will Holt

ACT 1 Sung By
Good Time CharliePhineas Sharp and Peddlers
Think SpringPhineas Sharp, Jude Scribner and Populace
Wild Birds CallingJude Scribner and Submit Pratt (Mitty)
Goodbye, My BachelorPhineas Sharp
Fine, Thank You, FineEmma Faucett
Road to HamptonJude Scribner
Come SummerPhineas Sharp, Jude Scribner, Emma Faucett, Submit Pratt (Mitty) and Lover (Dancing Character)
Let Me BeSubmit Pratt (Mitty) and Jude Scribner
Feather in My ShoePhineas Sharp
The Loggers' SongPhineas Sharp, Jude Scribner, Head Logger (Dancing Character) and Populace
ACT 2 Sung By
Jude's HollerJude Scribner and Populace
Faucett Falls FancyPhineas Sharp and Populace
Rockin'Emma Faucett and Jude Scribner
Skin and BonesPhineas Sharp
MoongladePhineas Sharp, Jude Scribner, Submit Pratt (Mitty), Emma Faucett, Dorinda Pratt, Labe Pratt, Francis Faucett and Populace
WomenSubmit Pratt (Mitty)
No Phineas Sharp and Populace
So Much WorldJude Scribner
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