Shubert Theatre, (2/04/1968 - 11/17/1968)
George Abbott Theatre, (11/19/1968 - 1/11/1969)

First Preview: Dec 27, 1967
Opening Date: Feb 04, 1968
Closing Date: Jan 11, 1969
Total Previews: 43
Total Performances: 383

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: The present. Las Vegas.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization

Produced by Joseph P. Harris and Ira Bernstein

Book by Ernest Kinoy; Music by Walter Marks; Lyrics by Walter Marks; Based on the play "A Hole in the Head" by Arnold Schulman; Musical Director: Elliot Lawrence; Vocal arrangements and additional scoring by Elliot Lawrence; Music orchestrated by Pat Williams and Jack Andrews; Dance Music Arranged by Marvin Hamlisch; Dance arrangements by Luther Henderson

Directed by Arthur Storch; Choreographed by Tom Panko; Associate Choreographer: Martin Allen

Scenic Design by Robert Randolph; Lighting Design by Robert Randolph; Costume Design by Alvin Colt

Business Manager: Sam Pagliaro

Production Stage Manager: Terence Little; Stage Manager: George Thorn

Supervisor Copyist: Gerald Bass

General Press Representative: The Mike Merrick Company; Press Representative: Karl Bernstein and Barry Kobrin; Advertising: Ingram Ash and Matthew Serino

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Opening Night Cast

Eydie GorméJudy Harris
Steve LawrenceLarry Davis
Marilyn CooperRosemary Garrity
Will HussungProspector
Scott JacobyAlly
Alan KassMr. Novotny
Sam KressenMr. Korngold
Howard MannMr. Hausknecht
Sid RaymondMr. Diamond
Fay SappingtonMrs. Magruder
Diana SaundersLead Dancer
Joseph SirolaLou Garrity
Betty Jo AlviesShow Girl
John AnaniaGordon
Mace BarrettChancellor
Carole BishopCat-Girl
Wayne BoydDancer
Bernadette BrookesShow Girl
Carol ConteGeorgia
Lanier DavisSecond Reporter
Antony De VecciHero
Susan DonovanDancer
Tina FayeDancer
Gene FooteJerome Stone
Alice GlennDancer
Blair HammondDancer
Linda JorgensEloise
Persian Girl
Charles KarelLaundryman
First Reporter
Stage Manager
Larry MerrittUmbawa
Maralyn MilesDancer
Frank PietriSam
Jean PreeceDancer
Tom RollaDancer
Rae SamuelsShow Girl
Michael ShawnDancer
Thelma SherrStripper
Show Girl
Michael VitaGambler

Standby: Mace Barrett (Larry Davis) and Marilyn Cooper (Judy Harris)

Understudies: Gene Foote (Mr. Novotny), Dewey Golkin (Ally) and Charles Karel (Lou Garrity)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 1968 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 

Scott Jacoby

 1968 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 

Robert Randolph


music by Walter Marks; lyrics by Walter Marks

ACT 1 Sung By
Golden RainbowLas Vegans
We Got UsLarry Davis and Ally
He Needs Me NowJudy Harris
KidLarry Davis
For Once in Your LifeJudy Harris, Larry Davis and The Boys
Taking Care of You Judy Harris, Ally and Friends
I've Got To Be MeLarry Davis
ACT 2 Sung By
The Fall of BabylonBabylonians
TasteLou Garrity and Friends
Desert MoonLarry Davis and Judy Harris
All in FunLarry Davis and Judy Harris
It's You AgainJudy Harris
I've Got To Be Me (Reprise) Larry Davis
How Could I Be So WrongJudy Harris
We Got Us (Reprise) Larry Davis, Judy Harris and Ally
FinaleEntire Company

Replacement/Transfer Info

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

Shubert Theatre

(2/4/1968 - 11/17/1968)

Choreographed by Ronald Field.

George Abbott Theatre

(11/19/1968 - 1/11/1969)


Bernadette Brookes
First Herald
Allan Byrns
Rick Gardner
Penny Guerard
Scott Hunter
Joseph Nelson

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