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(1922- 1972). Active on Broadway in the following productions:

(1922). Stage Play: The '49ers. Musical revue. Music by Arthur Samuels and Lewis E. Gensler. Lyrics by Morrie Ryskind and Frank Adams. Book by Frank Adams. Sketches by Marc Connelly, Ring Lardner, George S. Kaufman, Morrie Ryskind, Dorothy Parker, Howard Dietz [earliest Broadway credit] and Robert Benchley. Staged by Howard Lindsay. Choreographed by Albert Carroll. Directed by George S. Kaufman and Marc Connelly. Punch and Judy Theatre: 6 Nov 1922- 18 Nov 1922 (16 performances/Played in rotation with "The Love Girl"). Cast: Louis Barrington, James Bell, Brenda Bond, Gladys Burgette, Albert Carroll, Jeanne Chambers, Francis Elderon, Allen Fagan, Ward Fox, Sol Friedman, Ruth Gillmore, Paolo Grosso, Maida Harries, Clyde Hunnewell, Louise Hunter, May Irwin, Howard Lindsay, Frank Lyon, Denman Maley, Philip Mann, Beryl Mercer, Monica Moore, Devah Morel, Margot Myers, Sidney Toler, Ira Uhr, Angela Warde, Easton Yonge, Roland Young. Produced by George C. Tyler.

(1923). Stage Play: Poppy. Musical comedy.

(1924). Stage Play: Dear Sir. Musical comedy. Music by Jerome Kern. Book by Edgar Selwyn. Lyrics by Howard Dietz. Musical Director: Gus Salzer. Music orchestrated by Allan K. Foster. Choreographed by David Bennett. Directed by David Burton. Times Square Theatre: 23 Sep 1924- 4 Oct 1924 (15 performances). Cast: Joseph Allen, June Baldwin, Ida Berry, William Boren, Hazel Bunting, Betty Campbell, Helen Carrington, Walter Catlett (as "Andrew Bloxom"), Austin Clark, Ritchy Craig, Clifford Daly, Regina Daw, Marion Donnelly, Josephine Dunn, Victoire Dutel, Dorothy Fitzgibbon, Raymond Hall, Madeline Janis, Norman Jefferson, Janearl Johnson, Katherine Kohler, Trudy Lake, Ainsley Lambert, Lovey Lee, Arthur Lipson (as "Louis, Maitre d'Hotel at Sherry's"), Clair Lipton, Claire Luce (as "Clair"), Kathlene Martyn, Margery Martyn, John McCullough, Beth Meakins, Francis Murphy, Helen Orb, Evelyn Plumador, Geraldine Reavard, Dorothea Richmond, Rita Royce, Frank Schulze, Oscar Shaw (as "Laddie Munn"), Allen Stevens, George Sweet, Genevieve Tobin (as "Dorothy Fair"), Julia Warren, Peggy Watts, William Wilder, Billy Wilson, Devah Worrell. Produced by Philip Goodman.

(1927). Stage Play: Merry-Go-Round. Musical comedy. Music by Henry Souvaine and Jay Gorney. Directed by Alan Dinehart [credited as Allan Dinehart]. Klaw Theatre (moved to The Sam H. Harris Theatre from 12 Sep 1927 to close): 31 May 1927- Sep 1927 (closing date unknown/136 performances). Cast: Don Barclay, Evelyn Bennett, Joyce Booth, Marie Cahill, William Collier, Maryon Dale, Blanche Fleming, Etienne Girardot, Daniel Higgins, Libby Holman, James Jolly, William Leibling, Arthur Lipson, Philip Loeb, Louise Richardson, Leonard Sillman, Mary Stills, Clifford Walker. Produced by Richard Herndon.

(1929). Stage Play: The Little Show. Musical revue. Music by Arthur Schwartz. Lyrics by Howard Dietz. Choreographed by Daniel Dare. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Costume Design by Ruth Brenner. Orchestra directed by: Jacques Rabiroff. Music Box Theatre: 30 Apr 1929- Feb 1930 (closing date unknown/321 performances). Cast: Fred Allen, Paul Bissinger, Romney Brent, Adam Carroll, Joan Carter-Waddell, Peggy Conklin, Bettina Hall, Portland Hoffa, Libby Holman, Dorothy Humphreys, Kay Lazell, Helen Lynd, Jack McCauley [credited as John McCauley], Harold Moffat, Erik Rhodes (credited as Ernest Sharpe), Clifton Webb. Produced by William A. Brady and Dwight Wiman. Note: This was one of the biggest hits of the 1929 season and propelled Mr. Webb and Miss Holman into top-ranked Broadway stars.

(1930). Stage Play: Second Little Show. Musical revue.

(1930). Stage Play: Three's a Crowd. Musical revue. Music by Arthur Schwartz. Material by Howard Dietz. Lyrics by Howard Dietz. Choreographed by Albertina Rasch. Lighting Design by Hassard Short. With sketches by Groucho Marx Fred Allen, William B. Miles, Laurence Schwab, Corey Ford, Arthur Sheekman and Hazel Flynn. Choreographed by Albertina Rasch. Directed by Hassard Short. Selwyn Theatre: 15 Oct 1930- Jun 1931 (closing date unknown/272 performances). Cast: Fred Allen, Joan Clement, Marybeth Conoly, Wally Coyle, Rene Du Plessis, Tamara Geva, Portland Hoffa, Libby Holman, Alan Jones, Parcy Launders, Margaret Lee, Fred MacMurray (as one of 'The California Collegians"), Harold Moffet, Herb Montei, Earl Oxford, Amy Revere, Clifton Webb, Lou Wood. Produced by Max Gordon. Note: Show was one of the biggest hits of the dismal 1930-31 season, closing after 272 performances in June, 1931. Historically significant as introducing balcony spotlighting instead of footlights, a technique soon adopted universally on Broadway.

The Band Wagon (1931). Musical revue. Music by Arthur Schwartz. Lyrics by Howard Dietz. Book by George S. Kaufman and Howard Dietz'. Lighting Design by Hassard Short. Scenic Design by Albert R. Johnson. Costume Design by Kiviette and Constance Ripley. Choreographed by Albertina Rasch. Directed by Hassard Short. New Amsterdam Theatre: 3 Jun 1931- 16 Jan 1932 (260 performances). Cast: Adele Astaire,,Fred Astaire (in "Sweet Music"/For Good Old Nectar/"Hoops" as "Simpson Cater"/The Pride of Claghornes/"New Sun in the Sky"/"I Love Louisa"/"The Beggar Waltz"/Dance/"White Heat"/The Demonstrator/Pour La Bain), John Barker, Helen Broderick, Helen Carrington, Philip Loeb, Tillie Losch, Frank Morgan (as "Col. Jefferson Claghorne"), Francis Pierlot (as "Ely Cater"), Roberta Robinson, Jay Wilson. Produced by Max Gordon.

Flying Colors (1932). Musical revue. Music by Arthur Schwartz and Howard Dietz. Material by Howard Dietz and Arthur Schwartz. Lyrics by Arthur Schwartz and Howard Dietz. "On the American Plan" written in collaboration with George S. Kaufman. "Bon Voyage" and "The Salesman" written in collaboration with Corey Ford. "Lost in the Crowd" written in collaboration with Charles Sherman. Dances and Ensembles staged by Albertina Rasch. Directed by Howard Dietz. Imperial Theatre: 15 Sep 1932- 25 Jan 1933 (188 performances). Cast: Charles Butterworth, Tamara Geva, Patsy Kelly, Clifton Webb, Larry Adler, Alfreda Allman, June Blossom, Vera Bracken, Elsie Burrows, Phyllis Cameron, Helen Carrington, Janet Carver, Florence Chumbecos, Imogene Coca, Lucille Cole, Aida Conkey, Muriel Cook, Leonore Cox, Maxine Darrow, Mildred Davenport, Dorothy Dodd, Nancy Dolin, Lillian Duncan, Enez Early, Buddy Ebsen, Vilma Ebsen, Lloyd Ericson, Jackie Godfreyer, Ruth Gormley, Wilhelmina Gray, Consuello Harris, Bobby Johns, David Johns, George Kirk, Katherine Laughlin, Philip Loeb, George Magis, Irene McBride, William Miley, Evelyn Monte, Monette Moore, Katherine Mullowny, Frances Nevins, Myrtle Quinland, George Raymond, Carol Renwick, Wilma Roeloff, Jean Sargent, Morrie Siegel, Dolores Townsend, Rosalie Trego, Albertina Vitak, John Walsh, Elida Webb, Teddy West, Dora White, Virginia Whitmore, Jay Wilson, Lucille Wilson, Billie Yarbo. Produced by Max Gordon.

Revenge With Music (1934). Musical. Book by Howard Dietz. Lyrics by Howard Dietz. Music by Arthur Schwartz. A variation on the old Spanish folk tale "El Sombrero de Tres Picos" by Pedro A. de Alarcon. Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett. Musical Director: Victor Baravalle. General Stage Manager: E.B. 'Zeke' Colvan. Dance ensembles by Michael Mordkin. Directed by Theodor Komisarjevsky. New Amsterdam Theatre: 28 Nov 1934- 27 Apr 1935 (158 performances). Cast: Libby Holman, Georges Metaxa, Charles Winninger (as "Don Emilio, Gobernador of the Province"), Joseph Macaulay, Helen Arden, Walter Armin (as "Salvador/A Bailiff"), Beatrice Berens, Gertrude Berggren, Marcus Blechman, Geraldine Bork, Andre Charise, Ilka Chase, Natalia Danesi, Margaret Daum, Frank Davenport, Marguerite De Anguera, Nunez de Polanco, Madeline de Souter, Bertha Donn (as "Juanita, Dona Isabella's Maid"), Tamara Doriva, John Dunbar, William Elliott, Frances Farnsworth, Raoul Fernandez, David Friedkin, Ernestine Henoch, Hernandez Brothers, Eleanor King, George Kirk, Ada Korvin, Marion Lawrence, Margaret Lee, Tom Long, Earle MacVeigh, Gene Martel, Paul Mathis, Rex O'Malley, Rosita Ortega, Harry Pick, Detmar Poppen (as "Miguel Rodriguez, The Mayor"), Frances Reid, Hyla Roberts, Charles Scanlon, Ivy Scott, Imogene Coca and George Kirk. Produced by Archibald Selwyn and Harold B. Franklin.

At Home Abroad (1935). Musical revue.

The Show is On (1936). Musical revue. Sketches by David Freedman. "Mr. Gielgud Passes By" by Moss Hart. Music mostly by Vernon Duke. Lyrics mostly by Ted Fetter. Additional music by Hoagy Carmichael, Arthur Schwartz, George Gershwin, Harold Arlen, Herman Hupfeld, Will Irwin and Richard Rodgers. Additional lyrics by Stanley Adams, Howard Dietz, Ira Gershwin, E.Y. Harburg, Herman Hupfeld, Norman Zeno and Lorenz Hart. Music orchestrated by Gordon Jenkins. Additional orchestrations by Robert Russell Bennett and [error]. Production Design by Vincente Minnelli. Conceived by Vincente Minnelli. Sketches directed by Edward C. Lilley. Choreographed by Robert Alton. "Casanova" choreographed by Harry Losee. Directed by Vincente Minnelli. Winter Garden Theatre: 25 Dec 1936- 17 Jul 1937 (236 performances). Cast: Marion Allen, Vera Allen (as "Desdemona"), Gene Ashley, Gracie Barrie, Hazel Boffinger, Kenneth Bostock, Roy Campbell's Continentals, Mary Ann Carr, Marie Carroll, Andre Charise, Dorothy Daly, Doris Donaldson, Helen Ecklund, Hugh Ellsworth, Peggy Gallimore, Reginald Gardiner (as "Shakespeare"), Paul Haakon, Pearl Harris, Irene Kelly, Jerrie Koban, Bert Lahr (as "Ronald Taylor"), Jane Lane, Beatrice Lillie (as "Go Go Benuti"), Mitzi Mayfair, June McNulty, Gertrude Medwin, Jean Moorehead, Marion Murray, Gifford Nash, Fred Nay, Mortimer O'Brien, Paul Owen, Mary Phillips, Mischa Pompianov, Ralph Riggs, Harry Rogue, Polly Rose, Richard Satterfield, Robert Shafer, Sherry Stuart, Evelyn Thawl, Willem Van Loon, Charles Waters, Mildred Webb, Duke Williams. Produced by Lee Shubert and J.J. Shubert.

The Show is On (1937). Musical revue (return engagement). Sketches by David Freedman. "Mr. Gielgud Passes By" by Moss Hart. Music mostly by Vernon Duke. Lyrics mostly by Ted Fetter. Additional music by Hoagy Carmichael, Arthur Schwartz, George Gershwin, Harold Arlen, Herman Hupfeld, Will Irwin and Richard Rodgers. Additional lyrics by Stanley Adams, Howard Dietz, Ira Gershwin, E.Y. Harburg, Herman Hupfeld, Norman Zeno and Lorenz Hart. Music orchestrated by Gordon Jenkins. Additional orchestrations by Robert Russell Bennett and [error]. Production Design by Vincente Minnelli. Conceived by Vincente Minnelli. Sketches directed by Edward C. Lilley. Choreographed by Robert Alton. "Casanova" choreographed by Harry Losee. Directed by Vincente Minnelli. Winter Garden Theatre: 18 Sep 1937- 2 Oct 1937 (17 performances). Cast: Marion Allen, Gene Ashley, Mildred Baker, Muriel Baker, Jack Barrett, Hazel Boffinger, Kenneth Bostock, Charles Bowers, Letitia Bring, Edward Browne, Roy Campbell's Continentals, Mary Ann Carr, Andre Charise, Roy Cropper, John Edwards, Hugh Ellsworth, John Englert, Jack Goode, Jack C. Grey, Pearl Harris, Robert Herring, Eugene Howard, Willie Howard, Vivian Howe, Barbara Hunter, Rose King, Jerrie Koban, Terry Lawlor, Lyda Sue Leeds, Arnold Lenhart, Dave Mallen, Jack McCauley, John McCauley, Gertrude Medwin, Evelyn Mills, Jean Moorehead, Della Muir, Marion Murray, Gifford Nash, Paul Owen, Mary Phillips, Mischa Pompianov, Harry Rogue, Polly Rose, Richard Satterfield, Ruth Scheim, Clcsare Scott, Laurie Shevlin, Marcella Swanson, Peggy Thomas, Demetrios Vilan, Mildred Webb, Duke Williams, Chick York. Produced by Lee Shubert and J.J. Shubert.

(1940). Stage Play: Keep Off the Grass. Musical comedy/revue. Music by Jimmy McHugh. Lyrics by Al Dubin and Howard Dietz. Sketches by Mort Lewis, Parke Levy, Alan Lipscott, S. Jay Kaufman and Panama & Frank. Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek and Don Walker. Vocal arrangements by Anthony R. Morelli. Miss O'Brien's arrangements by Arthur Wilson. Scenic Design by Nat Karson. Costume Design by Nat Karson. Stage Directed by Frederick De Cordova. Book directed by Edward Duryea Dowling. Choreographed by George Balanchine. Broadhurst Theatre: 23 May 1940- 29 Jun 1940 (44 performances). Cast: Larry Adler (as "The Old Park Bench" Singer/"Toscanini, Stokowski and Me" Assistant"), Ray Arnett, Billie Bernice, Mimi Berry, Blondie (as "Dorothy Thompson/Misinformation, Please"), Peanuts Bohn, Ray Bolger (as "Crazy as a Loon" Singer/Dancer/Thirsty Man/The Fountain/"A Latin Tune, A Manhattan Moon, and You Singer/"A Latin Tune, A Manhattan Moon, and You Dancer/"Rhett, Scarlett & Ashley" Singer/"Old Jitterbug" Singer/"Old Jitterbug" Dancer/"Raffles" Dancer/The Tiger/Hormones/"This is Winter" Dancer"), Betty Bruce, Virginia Burke, Martha Burnett, Imogen Carpenter, Ilka Chase (as "She/Romantique/Thirsty Woman/The Fountain/Juliet/Shakespeare's-A-Poppin/"Rhett, Scarlett & Ashley" Singer/Art Lover/Museum Piece"), Gloria Clare, Harriet Clarke, John Coy, Margie Dale, Maude Davis, Bela de Tuscan, Joanna de Tuscan, Fred Deming, Helen Devlin, Henry Dick, La Motte Dodson, Jimmy Durante (as "Dr. Kildare/The Tree Doctor/The Fugitive/A Fugitive From Esquire/Clifton Fadiman/Misinformation,Please/McSwindle/Shakespeare's-A-Poppin/"Rhett, Scarlett & Ashley" Singer/Guide/Museum Piece/"Toscanini, Stokowski and Me" Conductor/Mulligan/Hormones"), Hugh Ellsworth, Esta Elman, Jane Froman, Gloria Gaffey, Peggy Gallimore, Jackie Gleason (as "The Cabby's Serenade" Singer/Dr. Christian/The Tree Doctor/The Cop/The Fountain/The Valet/A Fugitive From Esquire/"The Old Park Bench" Singer/Tybalt/Shakespeare's-A-Poppin/Art Lover/Museum Piece/"Toscanini, Stokowski and Me" Assistant/A Salesman/Hormones"), Jiggs (as "F.P.A./Misinformation, Please"), Emmett Kelly (as "The Cabby's Serenade" Singer/"The Old Park Bench" Singer/Art Lover/Museum Piece/La Motte Dodson's Monkeys Performer"), Ann Lass, Lynn Lawrence, June Le Roy, 'Jose Limon' (as "Performer"), Peggy Littlejohn, Louie (as "Oscar Levant/Misinformation, Please"), Lois Martin, Mary Joan Martin, John McAuley, Margery Moore, Hal Neiman, Virginia O'Brien, Sunnie O'Dea, Patsy (as "Ann Sheridan/Misinformation, Please"), Percy (as "Gypsy Rose Lee"), Jane Gray Petri, Nan Rae, Jerry Robbins (as "Dancing Young Man"), Robert Shackleton, Jerry Shepherd, Bob Sidney, Jane Starner, Aileen Stone, Sylvia Stone, Arnold Saint Subber (as "Bootblack/The Fountain/Art Lover"), Frances Tannehill (as "Park Stroller/The Fountain/Bird Lover/Birds/The Morelli Singers"), Lee Tannen, The Toreadors, Daphne Vane, Sid Walker, Mimi Walthers, Don Weissmuller. Produced by Lee Shubert and J.J. Shubert.

(1944). Stage Play: Sadie Thompson.

(1948). Stage Play: Inside U.S.A. [A New Musical Revue]. Musical revue. Music by Arthur Schwartz. Lyrics by Howard Dietz. Sketches by Arnold Auerbach, Moss Hart and Arnold B. Horwitt. Suggested by the book by John Gunther. Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett. Incidental Music for Dances by Genevieve Pitot. Additional Sketch Material by Arnold Auerbach. Musical Conducted by Jay Blackton. Production Design by Lemuel Ayers. Dances and Musical Numbers Staged by Helen Tamiris. Directed by Robert H. Gordon. New Century Theatre (moved to The Majestic Theatre from 23 Sep 1948- close): 30 Apr 1948- 19 Feb 1949 (399 performances). Cast: Jack Haley (as "Mr. Jones/Mr. Bemis/Singer/3rd Couple/Professor"), Beatrice Lillie (as "Pittsburgh Choral Society Choral Director/Miss Twitchell/Mme. Lapis de Lazuli/Massachusetts Mermaid/3rd Couple/Gladys, Mary Shelton's maid"), Rod Alexander (as "Ensemble at Churchill Downs/Dancer/Ensemble at Mardi Gras/Student Waiter/Detective/Prosecuting Attorney"), Talley Beatty (as "Ensemble at Churchill Downs/Ensemble at Mardi Gras/Jury Member"), Valerie Bettis (as "Dancer/Tiger Lily"), Mary Lou Boyd (as "Ensemble in Wyoming"), Beverlee Bozeman (as "Mary, the daughter/Ensemble at Churchill Downs/Ensemble at Mardi Gras/Ensemble in Wyoming/Ensemble in Chicago"), Thelma Carpenter (as "Singer"), Jack Cassidy (as "A Swain/Ensemble in Wyoming/Ensemble in Chicago"), Michael Charnley (as "Ensemble at Churchill Downs/Ensemble at Mardi Gras/Jury Member"), Ronald Chetwood (as "Ensemble at Churchill Downs/Ensemble at Mardi Gras/Captain of Waiters/Defense Attorney"), Jacqueline Fisher (as "Ensemble at Churchill Downs/Ensemble in Chicago"), Court Fleming (as "Student Waiter/Ensemble in Chicago"), Bob Hamilton (as "Ensemble at Churchill Downs"), Robert Hamilton (as "Ensemble at Mardi Gras/Detective/Jury Member"), Holly Harris (as "Ensemble at Churchill Downs/Diner's Companion/Ensemble in Chicago"), Jim Hawthorne (as "2nd Couple/A Swain/Ensemble in Wyoming/Ensemble in Chicago"), Randell Henderson (as "The Stage Manager"), Alfred Homan (as "A Swain/Ensemble in Chicago/Ensemble in New Mexico"), Pat Horn (as "Ensemble at Churchill Downs/Ensemble at Mardi Gras/Ensemble in Chicago"), Norma Larkin (as "Ensemble at Churchill Downs/Ensemble in Wyoming/Ensemble in Chicago"), Jane Lawrence (as "Mrs. Jones/1st Couple/Girl Diner/Mary Shelton/Ensemble in New Mexico"), William LeMassena (as "3rd Pollster/Hotel Manager/A Butler/Ticket Seller/The Girl Diner's Escort/Ensemble in Chicago/Ensemble in New Mexico"), Estelle Loring (as "Lottie, the maid/Singer/2nd Couple/Bride") [final Broadway role], Mara Lynn (as "Ensemble at Churchill Downs/Ensemble at Mardi Gras/Ensemble in Wyoming/Ensemble in Chicago") [Broadway debut], Dorothy MacNeill (as "Ensemble at Churchill Downs/Ensemble in Wyoming"), Joan Mann (as "Ensemble at Churchill Downs/Ensemble at Mardi Gras/Girl/Ensemble in Wyoming/Jury Member"), J.C. McCord (as "The Dancer's Friend/Dancer/Ensemble at Mardi Gras/Cowboy with Rope/Ensemble in Wyoming/Detective/Jury Member"), Nanon Millis (as "Ensemble at Churchill Downs/Ensemble at Mardi Gras/Ensemble in Chicago"), John Mooney (as "Ensemble at Churchill Downs/Ensemble in Wyoming/Ensemble in Chicago"), Betty Nichols (as "Ensemble at Churchill Downs/Ensemble at Mardi Gras/Ensemble in Chicago"), Louis Nye [credited as Lewis Nye] (as "2nd Pollster/Bellboy/Peter Ilyitch Tschaikowsky/Herman/Ensemble in New Mexico"), Hilde Palmer (as "Diner's Companion/Ensemble in New Mexico/Albert Popwell Dancer/Ensemble at Mardi Gras"), Richard Reed (as "Ensemble at Churchill Downs/Ensemble at Mardi Gras/Student Waiter/Detective/Ensemble in Chicago"), George Reich (AS "Ensemble at Churchill Downs/Dancer/Ensemble at Mardi Gras/Student Waiter/Ensemble in Chicago"), Thomas Reider (as "Ensemble at Churchill Downs/A Swain/Ensemble in Wyoming/Ensemble in Chicago"), Carl Reiner (as "1st Pollster/Prof. Poultergeist/Frederic Chopin/Man/Another Diner/Minister/Judge/Ensemble in New Mexico") [Broadway debut], Ricky Riccardi (as "Ensemble at Churchill Downs/Ensemble at Mardi Gras/Ensemble in Chicago"), Michael Risk (as "A Swain/Ensemble in Wyoming/Ensemble in Chicago"), Boris Runanin (as "Ensemble at Churchill Downs/Ensemble at Mardi Gras/Student Waiter/Jury Member"), Dorothy Scott (as "Ensemble at Churchill Downs/Ensemble at Mardi Gras/Ensemble in Wyoming/Ensemble in Chicago"), Sherry Shadburne (as "Ensemble at Churchill Downs/Ensemble in Wyoming/Ensemble in Chicago"), Herb Shriner (as "A Feller from Indiana"), Raymond Stephens (as "1st Couple/A Swain/Ensemble in Wyoming/Ensemble in Chicago"), Gloria Stevens (as "Ensemble at Churchill Downs/Ensemble at Mardi Gras/Ensemble in Wyoming/Ensemble in Chicago"), John Tyers (as "Franz Liszt/Singer/Groom"), Eric Victor (as "Caller/Doctor Zilmore"), Royce Wallace (as "Ensemble at Churchill Downs/Ensemble at Mardi Gras/Ensemble in Chicago"). Understudy: Paula Laurence (as "3rd Couple/Gladys/Massachusetts Mermaid/Miss Twitchell/Mme. Lapis de Lazuli/Pittsburgh Choral Society Choral Director"). Produced by Arthur Schwartz.

(1961). Stage Play: The Gay Life. Musical. Book by Fay Kanin and Michael Kanin. Music by Arthur Schwartz. Lyrics by Howard Dietz. Suggested by "Anatol" by Arthur Schnitzler. Music orchestrated by Don Walker. Vocal arrangements by Herbert Greene. Musical Director: Herbert Greene. Dance arrangements by Robert Starer. Musical Staging by Herbert Ross Scenic Design by Oliver Smith. Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard. Lighting Design by Jean Rosenthal. Hair Design by Ronald De Mann. Assistant to Oliver Smith: Jack Brown. Assistant to Lucinda Ballard: Florence Klotz. Assistant to Jean Rosenthal: Marian Kinsella. Musical Staging by Herbert Ross. Directed by Gerald Freedman. Shubert Theatre: 18 Nov 1961- 24 Feb 1962 (113 performances + 3 previews). Cast: Walter Chiari (as "Anatol"), Barbara Cook (as "Liesl Brandel"), Jules Munshin (as "Max"), Loring Smith (as "Herr Brandel"), Jack Adams, Elizabeth Allen, Kip Andrews, Ken Ayers, Loyce Baker, Jeanne Bal, Karoly Barta, Joan Bishop, Bonnie Brandon, June Card, Carolyn Clark, Sterling Clark, Thatcher Clarke, Yvonne Constant (as "Mimi"), Leonard Elliott, Luce Ennis, Marion Fels, Carol Flemming, Leslie Franzos, Rico Froehlich, Russell Goodwin, Jeanne Grant, Bettye Jenkins, Patrick King, Ray Kirchner, Louis Kosman, Ted Lambrinos, Lu Leonard, Carl Nicholas, Hal Norman, Carole O'Hara, Doris Ortiz, Michael Quinn, Nancy Radcliffe, Tony Russo, Joanne Spiller, Michel Stuart, Gerald Teijelo, Eleonore Treiber, Aura Vainio, Jenny Workman. Produced by Kermit Bloomgarden.

(1963). Stage Play: Jennie. Musical. Music by Arthur Schwartz. Book by Arnold Schulman. Lyrics by Howard Dietz. Suggested by "Laurette" by Marguerite Courtney. Musical Director: John Lesko. Dance arrangements by Trude Rittman. Vocal arrangements by Trude Rittman. Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang and Robert Russell Bennett. Choreographed by Matt Mattox. Directed by Vincent J. Donehue. Majestic Theatre: 17 Oct 1963- 28 Dec 1963 (82 performances + 4 previews). Cast: Mary Martin (as "Jennie Malone"), Sally Ackerman, Martin Ambrose, Robin Bailey, Brian Chapin, Diane Coupé, Jack De Lon, Imelda De Martin, Linda Donovan, Stephen Elmore, Rico Froehlich, Blair Hammond, Woody Kessler, Misty the Pony, Jeremiah Morris, Robert Murray, Lispet Nelson, Oran Osburn, Sean Peters, Al Sambogna, Julie Sargant, Bernice Saunders, Connie Scott, Debbie Scott, Ethel Shutta, Kirby Smith, Mollie Sterns, Elaine Swann, Gerald Teijelo, Sharon Vaughn, Jay Velie, George D. Wallace, Stan Watt. Produced by Cheryl Crawford and Richard Halliday. Produced by arrangement with Alan J. Pakula.

That's Entertainment (1972). Note: Last production produced during Mr. Dietz' lifetime.

Barbara Cook: A Concert for the Theatre (1987). Special concert.

Fosse (1999). Musical revue/dance.

Lovemusik (2007). Musical drama.

(1937). Stage Play: Between the Devil. Musical comedy. Material by Howard Dietz. Lyrics by Howard Dietz. Music by Arthur Schwartz. Musical Director: Don Voorhees. Music orchestrated by Ardon Cornwell, Phil Wall, Hans Spialek and Conrad Salinger. Directed by Hassard Short and John Hayden. Imperial Theatre: 22 Dec 1937- 12 Mar 1938 (93 performances). Cast: Albert Amato, Eric Brotherson, Jack Buchanan, Kay Cameron, Dorothy Compton, Noel Cravat (as "Gaston"), Virginia Daly, Natasha Dana, Loretta Dennison, Adele Dixon, Joyce Duskin, Vilma Ebsen [final Broadway role], Jules Epailly (as "Raymond Mauroís"), Frank Gagen, Edward Gale (as "The Debonaires"), Tilda Getze, Vernon Hammer, Buddy Hertelle (as "The Debonaires"), Helen Hudson, Ruth Joseph, Maurice Kelly (as "The Debonaires"), William Kendall, Jack Lathrop, Evelyn Laye, Linda Lee, Andy Love, Harry Murray (as "The Debonaires"), Jessica Pepper, Jack Richards, Lee Stephenson, Ralph Sumpter, Ward Tallman, Jack Voeth, Bob Wacker, Charles Walters, Bunny Waters. Produced by Lee Shubert and J.J. Shubert.

(1972). Stage Play: That's Entertainment. Note: Last production produced during Mr. Dietz' lifetime.


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