John Golden Theatre, (9/19/1976 - 10/31/1976)

First Preview: Sep 16, 1976
Opening Date: Sep 19, 1976
Closing Date: Oct 31, 1976
Total Previews: 4
Total Performances: 49

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A Musical Farce in Three Acts and 6 scenes
Setting: Lenox, Massachusetts. 1919.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)

Produced by Ashton Springer, William Callahan and Stephens-Weitzenhoffer Productions; Produced in association with Stephen R. Friedman and Irwin Meyer; Associate Producer: James L. D. Roser

Originally produced by The Goodspeed Opera House (Michael P. Price, Executive Producer)

Book by Otto Harbach; Lyrics by Otto Harbach; Music by Louis A. Hirsch; Founded on "The Aviator" by James Montgomery; Music arranged by Russell Warner; Musical Director: Lynn Crigler; Vocal arrangements by Lynn Crigler; Lyrics for "Hello Frisco" by Gene Buck; Lyrics for "I'll Think of You" by Rennold Wolf; Lyrics for "My Sumurun Girl" by Al Jolson

Directed by Bill Gile; Choreographed by Dan Siretta

Scenic Design by Edward Haynes; Costume Design by David Toser; Lighting Design by Peter M. Ehrhardt

General Manager: Theatre Management Associates, Inc. and Susan Chase; Company Manager: Gino Giglio

Production Stage Manager: Marnel Sumner; Stage Manager: Ron Abbott; Assistant Stage Mgr: Larry McMillian

Lighting Supervisor: Edward Haynes; Special Consultant: Alfred Simon; General Press Representative: Max Eisen; Press Representative: Irene Gandy and Barbara Glenn; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner Agency

Opening Night Cast

Brad BlaisdellRobert Street
Walter BobbieHopkinson Brown
Maureen BrennanMadeline Manners
Noel CraigJames Brooks
Lee H. DoyleF. H. Douglas
Kimberly FarrGrace Douglas
Pat LysingerMiss Zonne
Ronn RobinsonSam Robinson
Michael TartelJules Gaillard
James BontempoDwayne
Stephen BrayJohn Gordon
Deborah CroweFaye
Michael GallagherHowell
Teri GillEnnis
Larry HymanGus
Barbara McKinleyMollie
Calvin McRaeAlex

Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Award

 1977 Outstanding Choreography [nominee] 

Dan Siretta


music by Louis A. Hirsch; lyrics by Otto Harbach
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
Paging Mr. StreetMiss Zonne, John Gordon, Bellboys and Ensemble
I Want a Determined BoyMadeline Manners, Hopkinson Brown and Four Aviators
If You Look in Her EyesGrace Douglas, Robert Street and Madeline Manners
Going UpRobert Street and Company
Hello Frisco (From Ziegfeld Follies of 1915)
(lyrics by Gene Buck)
Miss Zonne and Four Aviators
Down, Up, Left, RightRobert Street, Hopkinson Brown, James Brooks and Sam Robinson
Kiss MeGrace Douglas and Jules Gaillard
The Tickle ToeGrace Douglas and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Brand New HeroEnsemble
I'll Think of You (From The Rainbow Girl )
(lyrics by Rennold Wolf)
Grace Douglas and Robert Street
I'll Think of You (From The Rainbow Girl ) (Reprise)
(lyrics by Rennold Wolf)
Grace Douglas and Robert Street
Do It for MeMadeline Manners and Hopkinson Brown
My Sumurun Girl (From The Whirl of Society)
(lyrics by Al Jolson)
Miss Zonne and Sam Robinson
Going Up (Reprise) Company
Up, Down, Left, Right (Reprise) Company
The Tickle Toe (Reprise) Company
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