Ritz Theatre, (10/12/1972 - 10/13/1972)

First Preview: Oct 05, 1972
Opening Date: Oct 12, 1972
Closing Date: Oct 13, 1972
Total Previews: 9
Total Performances: 2

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway

Opening Night Production Staff

Produced by Peter Grad; Associate Producer: Ed Lewis

Book by Jeremiah Morris, Lee Kalcheim and Susan Perkis; Music by Bill Weeden; Lyrics by David Finkle; Music orchestrated by Lee Norris; Musical Director: Arthur Azenzer

Directed by Jeremiah Morris; Choreographed by Gerald Teijelo

Scenic Design by Fred Voelpel; Costume Design by Sara Brook; Lighting Design by Martin Aronstein

General Manager: Marvin A. Krauss; Company Manager: David Wyler

Production Stage Manager: Victor Straus; Stage Manager: Harvey Landa; Assistant Stage Mgr: Don Fenwick

Musical Supervisor: Lee Norris; Music Preparation Supervision: Wally Dunn

General Press Representative: Lee Solters and Harvey B. Sabinson; Press Representative: Marilynn LeVine; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company; Photographer: Bert Andrews

Opening Night Cast

Mary Bracken PhillipsMuffy Weathersford
Samuel D. Ratcliffe
Replaced Bill Hinnant in previews
Harrison Fairchild IV
Phil LeedsHarrison Fairchild III
Town Drunk
Dr. Krauss
Chorus Boy
Not-So-Grand Lama
Uncle Larry
Congregation Member
Louis CriscuoloNick
Witch Doctor
Chorus Boy
Not-So-Grand Lama
Congregation Member
Robert DarnellStavos
Native No. 1
Chorus Boy
Grand Lama
Congregation Member
Donna Liggitt ForbesMelina
Native No. 2
Not-So-Grand Lama
Congregation Member
Randee HellerHelena
Native No. 4
Not-So-Grand Lama
Congregation Member
Jack LandronMarco
Native No. 5
Chorus Boy
Not-So-Grand Lama
Congregation Member
Liz SheridanPatience Fairchild
Native No. 3
Not-So-Grand Lama
Congregation Member


music by Bill Weeden; lyrics by David Finkle

ACT 1 Sung By
I'm GonnaHarry
When a Man CriesNick, Mama, Helena, Marco, Stavos, Town Drunk and Melina
A Trip Through My MindMuffy Weathersford and Dead Sea Scrolls
Life Harry and Writers
Love CanMuffy Weathersford
Africa SpeaksNative No. 1, Native No. 2, Native No. 3, Native No. 4, Native No. 5 and Witch Doctor
Somewhere in the PastHarry
ACT 2 Sung By
Hurry, HarryStar and Chorus Boys
GoodbyeMuffy Weathersford
You Won't Be HappyHarry and Dr. Krauss
He Is My BagHarry and Congregation
Somewhere in My Past (Reprise) Harry and Muffy Weathersford

Replacement/Transfer Info

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

Ritz Theatre

(10/12/1972 - 10/13/1972)


Bill Hinnant
Harrison Fairchild IV Was replaced in previews

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