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  • The Boy Friend (1954). Musical comedy. Book by Sandy Wilson. Music by Sandy Wilson. Lyrics by Sandy Wilson. Music orchestrated by Ted Royal and Charles L. Cooke. Musical Director: Anton Coppola. Choreographed by John Heawood [earliest Broadway credit]. Scenic Design by Reginald Wooley. Costume Design by Reginald Wooley. Supervising Scenic Designer: Feder. Supervising Lighting Designer: Feder. Supervising Costume Designer: Robert Mackintosh. Hair Design by Ron De Mann. Directed by Cy Feuer. Royale Theatre: 30 Sep 1954- 26 Nov 1955 (485 performances). Cast: Julie Andrews (as "Polly Browne") [Broadway debut], John Hewer (as "Tony"), Jimmy Alex (as "Phillipe"), Ruth Altman (as "Madame Dubonnet"), Eric Berry (as "Percival Browne"), Mickey Calin (as "Guest"), Stella Claire (as "Fay/Lolita"), Lyn Connorty (as "Susanne"), Douglas Deane (as "Gendarme"), Marge Ellis (as "Guest"), Paulette Girard (as "Hortense"), Geoffrey Hibbert (as "Lord Brockhurst"), Dilys Lay (as "Dulcie"), Vincent Lynne (as "Charles"), Moyna MacGill (as "Lady Brockhurst"), Phoebe Mackay (as "Guest"), Berkley Marsh (as "Monica"), Millicent Martin (as "Nancy"), Joe Milan (as "Marcel/Pepe"), Jerry Newby (as "Pierre"), Lyn Robert (as "Waiter"), Bob Scheerer (as "Bobby Van Husen"), Buddy Schwab (as "Alphonse"), Ann Wakefield (as "Maisie"). Understudies: Leonard Ceeley (as "Percival Browne"), Lyn Connorty (as "Nancy"), Douglas Deane (as "Tony"), Marge Ellis (as "Hortense"), Rose Ingraham (as "Madame Dubonnet"), Vincent Lynne (as "Pierre"), Phoebe Mackay (as "Lady Brockhurst"), Berkley Marsh (as "Nancy"), Millicent Martin (as "Dulcie/Fay/Lolita/Maisie") [Broadway debut], Jerry Newby (as "Bobby Van Husen"), John Perri (as "Alphonse"), Deborah Remsen (as "Polly"), Buddy Schwab (as "Marcel/Pepe"). Replacement actors during run: Berkley Marsh (as "Nancy"), John Perri (as "Phillipe"). Understudies [replacements during run]: Jimmy Alex (as "Pierre"), Mickey Calin (as "Alphonse"), Helen Clayton (as "Polly"), George Hall (as "Lord Brockhurst"). Produced by Feuer & Martin. Associate Producer: Monty Shaff and Arthur Lewis.
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  • Leonard Sillman's New Faces of 1952 (1952). Musical revue. Featuring songs by Ronny Graham, Arthur Siegel, June Carroll, Sheldon Harnick [earliest Broadway credit], Michael Brown, Murray Grand and Francis Lemarque. Featuring songs with lyrics by Ronny Graham, Arthur Siegel, June Carroll, Sheldon Harnick, Michael Brown, Elisse Boyd, Alan Melville, Herbert Farjeon, Francis Lemarque and Peter DeVries. Sketches by Ronny Graham and Melvin Brooks. Additional text by Peter DeVries, Roger Price, Alan Melville, Paul Lynde [Broadway debut], Luther Davis and John Cleveland. Musical Director: Anton Coppola. Music orchestrated by Ted Royal. Special orchestration by Anton Coppola. Conceived by John Murray Anderson. Sketches directed by John Beal. Musical Staging by Richard Barstow. Scenic Design by 'Raoul Pène Du Bois'. Costume Design by Thomas Becher and Raoul Pène Du Bois. Choreographed by Richard Barstow. Directed by John Murray Anderson. Royale Theatre: 16 May 1952- 28 Mar 1953 (365 performances). Cast: Virginia Bosler, June Carroll, Robert Clary [Broadway debut], Allen Conroy, Virginia Wilson [credited as Virginia de Luce/Broadway debut], Michael Dominico, Alice Ghostley, Ronny Graham, Patricia Hammerlee, Eartha Kitt (as "Featured Singer"), Joe Lautner, Carol Lawrence, Paul Lynde, Bill Mullikin [Broadway debut], Carol Nelson, Rosemary O'Reilly, Jimmy Russell [final Broadway role]. Understudies: Lance Avant, James Komack [credited as Jimmie Komack/Broadway debut], Dorothy Love, Clark Ranger, Dinnie Smith. Produced by Leonard Sillman.
  • New Faces of 1956 (1956). Musical comedy/revue. "Stars in the Rough," "Steady Edna," "Darts" sketches by Paul Lynde. "The Broken Kimona" sketch by Richard Maury. "A Canful of Trash" sketch by Louis Botto. "Madame Interpreter" sketch by Neil Simon and Danny Simon. "Twenty Years in the Blackboard Jungle" sketch by Terry Ryan and Barry E. Blitzer. Music by Dean Fuller ("One Perfect Moment," "Isn't She Lovely," "Scratch My Back," "This is Quite a Perfect Night," "Mustapha...," "She's Got Everything") and John Rox. Lyrics by Marshall Barer ("One Perfect Moment," "Isn't She Lovely," "Scratch My Back," "This is Quite a Perfect Night." "Mustapha ..." "She's Got Everything"). Music for "The Washingtons Are Doin' Okay" by Michael Brown. Lyrics for "The Washingtons Are Doin' Okay" by Michael Brown. Lyrics ("Tell Her," "A Doll's House," "Don't Wait...," "Boy Most Likely...," "White Witch") by June Carroll. Music ("Tell Her," "A Doll's House," "Don't Wait...," "Boy Most Likely...," "White Witch") by Arthur Siegel. Music for "Hurry," "April in Fairbanks," "Rouge" by Murray Grand. Music for "The Greatest Invention" by Matt Dubey and Sid Silvers. Music for "What Does Dream Mean?" and "The Greatest Invention" by Harold Karr. Lyrics for "What Does Dream Mean?" and "The Greatest Invention" by Matt Dubey. Music and lyrics for "Girls 'n' Girls 'n' Girls" by Irvin Graham. Opening number music and lyrics by Ronny Graham. Music and lyrics for "I Could Love Him" and "Talent" by Paul Nassau [earliest Broadway credit]. Music for "One Perfect Moment" by Leslie Julian-Jones. Lyrics for "Hurry" by Elisse Boyd. Lyrics for "The Broken Kimona" by Richard Maury. Music for "The Broken Kimona" by Robert W. Stringer. Lyrics for "The Greatest Invention" by Harold Karr and Sid Silvers. Music orchestrated by Ted Royal, Albert Sendrey and Joe Glover. Musical Director: Jay Blackton. Conceived by Leonard Sillman. Production Supervised by Leonard Sillman. Musical Numbers Staged and Directed by David Tihmar. Scenic Design by Peter Larkin. Costume Design by Thomas Becher. Lighting Design by Peggy Clark. Sketches directed by Paul Lynde. Ethel Barrymore Theatre: 14 Jun 1956- 22 Dec 1956 (220 performances). Cast: Franca Baldwin, Suzanne Bernard, Jane Connell, Billie Hayes, Johnny Haymer, Tiger Haynes [Broadway debut], Ann Henry, T.C. Jones, John Laverty, Virginia Martin, Bill McCutcheon, John Reardon, Amru Sani, Bob Shaver, Jimmy Sisco, Maggie Smith, Dana Sosa, Rod Strong, Inga Swenson [Broadway debut]. Understudies: Shellie Farrell, Paula Lloyd, Bill Mullikin, Alice Nunn, Bill O'Brien, Jack Parker, Jack Payne, Tom Roland, Ruth Tarson, Patti Williams. Note: Musical Director [assumed duties during production run]: Anton Coppola. Produced by Leonard Sillman and John Roberts. Produced in association with Yvette Schumer.

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