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Majestic Theatre, (12/28/1970 - 1/09/1971)

First Preview: Dec 26, 1970
Opening Date: Dec 28, 1970
Closing Date: Jan 09, 1971
Total Previews: 3
Total Performances: 19

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: The Island of Okinawa during a few months in 1946

Opening Night Production Staff

Produced by Herman Levin; Associate Producer: Angus Equities, Ltd.

Book by John Patrick; Music by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood; Lyrics by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood; Based on the stage play "The Teahouse of the August Moon" by John Patrick; Based on the novel by Vernon J. Sneider; Musical Direction and Choral Arrangements: Theodore Saidenberg; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; Dance arrangements by Albert Mello

Choreographed by Marc Breaux; Directed by Lawrence Kasha; Associate Choreographer: Gary Menteer

Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Freddy Wittop; Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton; Hair Stylist: Jack Mei Ling; Make-Up Design by Robert O'Bradovich

General Manager: Max Allentuck; Company Manager: Joseph M. Grossman

Production Stage Manager: Phil Friedman; Stage Manager: Richard Hughes

Press Associate: Martin Shwartz

Opening Night Cast

June AngelaChild
Lady AstorLady Astor
Stephen BolsterO'Malley
Okinawan/American
Henry BoyerOkinawan/American
David BurnsCol. Wainwright Purdy III
Eleanor CalbesLotus Blossom
Tisa ChangDaughter
Okinawan/American
Paul CharlesOkinawan/American
Lori Tan ChinnMiss Higa Jiga
Okinawan/American
Barbara CogginOkinawan/American
Christi CurtisOkinawan/American
Catherine DandoOkinawan/American
Marjory EdsonOkinawan/American
Charles GoeddertzOkinawan/American
James HobsonSwenson
Okinawan/American
Ron HusmannCapt. Fisby
J. J. JepsonOkinawan/American
Rosalie KingOkinawan/American
Big LeeMr. Hokaida
Alvin LumMr. Seiko
Okinawan/American
Joe MilanOkinawan/American
Joan NelsonOkinawan/American
Kenneth NelsonSakini
Richard NievesMancini
Okinawan/American
Sylvia NolanOkinawan/American
Kirk NormanLipshitz
Okinawan/American
Jo Ann OgawaOkinawan/American
Gene ProfanatoChild
Tim RamirezOkinawan/American
Remak RamsayCapt. McLean
Charlie J. RodriguezColombo
Okinawan/American
Stephen RossOkinawan/American
Dennis RothCardone
Okinawan/American
Dana ShimizuChild
Sachi ShimizuOld Lady
Okinawan/American
Sab ShimonoAncient Man
Mr. Keora
Okinawan/American
Susan SigristOkinawan/American
James B. SpannStock
Okinawan/American
David SteeleMissionary
Logan
Okinawan/American
SumikoOkinawan/American
David ThomasMr. Oshira
Ken UrmstonOkinawan/American
Jim WestonMiller
Okinawan/American
Lou Wills, Jr.Sgt. Gregovich
Stuart Craig WoodCabot
Okinawan/American

Understudies: Stephen Bolster (Capt. Fisby), J. J. Jepson (Sakini), Alvin Lum (Mr. Hokaida), Sab Shimono (Mr. Oshira), James B. Spann (Sgt. Gregovich), Sumiko (Lotus Blossom), David Thomas (Col. Wainwright Purdy III) and Jim Weston (Capt. McLean)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 1971 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee] 

David Burns

 1971 Best Costume Design [nominee] 

Freddy Wittop

Songs

ACT 1 Sung By
With a Snap of My Finger
(music by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood; lyrics by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood )
Sakini, Okinawans and G.I.s
Right Hand Man
(music by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood; lyrics by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood )
Col. Wainwright Purdy III, Sakini, Capt. Fisby and G.I.s
Find Your Own Cricket
(music by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood; lyrics by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood )
Sakini, Mr. Oshira, Miss Higa Jiga and Villagers
One Side of the World
(music by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood; lyrics by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood )
Sakini
Geisha
(music by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood; lyrics by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood )
Lotus Blossom
You Say-They Say
(music by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood; lyrics by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood )
Sakini and Villagers
This Time
(music by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood; lyrics by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood )
Capt. Fisby
Simple Word
(music by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood; lyrics by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood )
Lotus Blossom
Garden Guaracha
(music by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood; lyrics by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood )
Capt. McLean
It's Good Enough for Lady Astor
(music by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood; lyrics by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood )
Capt. Fisby, Capt. McLean, Sakini and Villagers
ACT 2 Sung By
Chaya
(music by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood; lyrics by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood )
Sakini and Villagers
Call Me Back
(music by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood; lyrics by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood )
Capt. Fisby, Capt. McLean and Sakini
Lovely Ladies, Kind Gentlemen
(music by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood; lyrics by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood )
Sakini
You've Broken a Fine Woman's Heart
(music by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood; lyrics by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood )
Col. Wainwright Purdy III
One More for the Last One
(music by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood; lyrics by Stan Freeman and Franklin Underwood )
Sakini, Sgt. Gregovich, G.I.s and Villagers

Replacement/Transfer Info


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


Majestic Theatre

(12/28/1970 - 1/9/1971)
Musical Director: Julian Stein.

Stage Manager: Robert Corpora, Jim Weston.


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