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Martin Beck Theatre, (4/26/1967 - 1/13/1968)

First Preview: Apr 06, 1967
Opening Date: Apr 26, 1967
Closing Date: Jan 13, 1968
Total Previews: 22
Total Performances: 293

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: America from the turn of the century until now.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (Samuel H. Schwartz)

Produced by Albert W. Selden, Hal James, Jane C. Nussbaum and Harry Rigby

Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Adolph Green and Betty Comden; Book by Arthur Laurents; Musical Director: Buster Davis; Vocal arrangements by Buster Davis; Music orchestrated by Peter Matz; Dance arrangements by Luther Henderson

Directed by Burt Shevelove; Choreographed by Kevin Carlisle

Scenic Design by William and Jean Eckart; Costume Design by Irene Sharaff; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Hair Design by Ronald De Mann

General Manager: Walter Fried; Company Manager: James Awe

Production Stage Manager: James Gelb; Stage Manager: Ernest Austin; Technical Advisor: John Higgins

Head Copyist: Bill Forman

Press Representative: Merle Debuskey, Violet Welles and Faith Geer; Dance Captain: Alan Weeks

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Opening Night Cast

Allen CaseHarvey
Robert HooksClem
Leslie Uggams
Broadway debut
Georgina
Lou AngelCalhoun
Chad BlockBouncer
Hope ClarkeMaid
Ensemble
Marilyn CooperMrs. Charles
Mistress
Ethel
Dorothy
Norma DonaldsonEnsemble
Carol FlemmingPrincess
Nat GalesEnsemble
Frank HamiltonMister Charles
Timmy
Lillian HaymanMomma
Winston DeWitt HemsleyTip
G.I.
Justin McDonoughCaptain Yankee
Ensemble
Saundra McPhersonCutie
Garrett MorrisProver
Ensemble
Michele MurrayCutie
Darrell NotaraEnsemble
Alan PetersonDirector
Ann RachelBrenda
Suzanne RogersEnsemble
Paul Reid RomanEnsemble
Kenneth ScottEnsemble
Barbara SharmaMary
Don StrongSugar Daddy
Master
Bud VestPrince
Ensemble
Alan WeeksProver
Tap
G.I.

Standby: Norma Donaldson (Georgina) and Alma Hubbard (Momma)

Understudies: Nat Gales (Clem), Justin McDonough (Harvey) and Suzanne Rogers (Mary)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

winner 1968 Best Musical [winner] 

Book by Arthur Laurents; Produced by Albert W. Selden, Hal James, Jane C. Nussbaum and Harry Rigby; Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green

winner 1968 Best Composer and Lyricist [winner] 

Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green

 1968 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee] 

Robert Hooks

winner 1968 Best Actress in a Musical [winner] 

Leslie Uggams

winner 1968 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [winner] 

Lillian Hayman

 1968 Best Costume Design [nominee] 

Irene Sharaff

 1968 Best Choreography [nominee] 

Kevin Carlisle

 1968 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee] 

Burt Shevelove

winner 1968 Best Producer of a Musical [winner] 

Produced by Albert W. Selden

winner 1968 Best Producer of a Musical [winner] 

Produced by Hal James

winner 1968 Best Producer of a Musical [winner] 

Produced by Jane C. Nussbaum

winner 1968 Best Producer of a Musical [winner] 

Produced by Harry Rigby

Theatre World

winner 1967 Award [recipient] 

Leslie Uggams

Songs

music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green

ACT 1 Sung By
Prologue
(lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
Georgina
Back in the Kitchen
(lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
Momma
My Own Morning
(lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
Georgina
The Slice
(lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
Clem and Provers
Farewell, Farewell
(lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
Calhoun, Betty Loo, Captain Yankee, Georgina and Harvey
Feet Do Yo' Stuff
(lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
Georgina, Chorines, Tip and Tap
Watch My Dust
(lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
Clem
Smile, Smile
(lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
Clem, Georgina and Momma
Witches' Brew
(lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
Georgina, Mary, Ethel and Company
Breadline Dance
(lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
Bums
Another Day
(lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
Harvey, Clem, Mary and Georgina
I Wanted to Change Him
(lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
Georgina
Being Good Isn't Good Enough
(lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
Georgina
ACT 2 Sung By
Dance Drill
(lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
Tip, Tap and G.I.'s
Talking to Yourself
(lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
Georgina, Clem and Harvey
Limbo Dance
(lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
Night Club Patrons
Hallelujah Baby!
(lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
Georgina, Tip and Tap
Not Mine
(lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
Harvey
I Don't Know Where She Got It
(lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
Momma, Clem and Harvey
Now's the Time
(lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
Georgina
Now's the Time (Reprise)
(lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
Company

Replacement/Transfer Info


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


Martin Beck Theatre

(4/26/1967 - 1/13/1968)

Cast

Clifford Allen
Ensemble
G.I.
Prover
Lou Angel
Ensemble
Judith Austin
Ensemble
Michael Beirne
Captain Yankee
Ensemble
Chad Block
Ensemble
Official
Carol Flemming
Ensemble
Lee Hooper
Ensemble
Bernard Johnson
Ensemble
G.I.
Tip
Louis Johnson
Ensemble
Carolyn Kirsch
Ensemble
Saundra McPherson
Ensemble
Maid
Dale Moreda
Ensemble
Michele Murray
Ensemble
Gerrianne Raphael
Dorothy
Ethel
Mistress
Mrs. Charles
Larry Roquemore
Ensemble
Prince
Kenneth Scott
G.I.
Prover
Don Strong
Ensemble
Ella Thompson
Ensemble
Billy Dee Williams
Clem


Standbys: Lincoln Kilpatrick (Clem), Lu Parks (Momma), Freda Payne (Georgina).

Understudies: Michael Beirne (Harvey), Carol Flemming (Ethel), Louis Johnson (Tap, Tip).


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