Neglected by her husband during the pre-Christmas rush, Mrs. Claus takes the reindeer and sleigh out for a drive, only to end up stranded in the multicultural neighborhood of Manhattan's Lower East Side of the early 1900s. Written by
Stewart M. Clamen <email@example.com>
Did You Know?
Prior to preliminary production, Jerry Herman
invited the production's cast and department heads to his home in Bel Air for an informal evening gathering. Bob Mackie
had his costume sketches with him. Jerry used Bob's sketches for his and Angela Lansbury
's initial presentation "Mrs. Santa Claus" for their CBS-TV Christmas project. Jerry's enthusiasm in showcasing his music established an energetic creative rapport. Following this gathering of their creative team, Jerry Herman
's presence attending every meeting, being present at cast and dance rehearsals, (conducted at the Debbie Reynolds Dance Studio, two miles from Universal City Studios); Jerry's interest, his attention during the filming day and night schedule, established a creative energy with each individual's participation. Every individual involved had a spark of energy to accomplish their best effort in performing their job in the filming of this production. The crew asked for Jerry's cameo appearance performing on an upright piano. Terry Hughes
put the post-card shot into the musical sequence. See more
A street Santa is seen several times in a red Santa suit. Santa didn't wear a red suit until 1930 when he was used in a Coka Cola advert. See more
The police's man ball is tonight, and I was wondering if... you were going to be there.
I'm more fonder of marching than I am of parties.
Mrs. Santa Claus
Music and Lyric by Jerry Herman
Performed by Angela Lansbury See more