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  • (1931 - 1968) Active on Broadway in the following productions:
  • Henry, Sweet Henry (1967). Musical.
  • Park Avenue (1946). Musical comedy.
  • The World's Full of Girls (1943).
  • Shoot the Works (1931). Musical revue. Book by Heywood Broun, Peter Arno, Sig Herzig, Dorothy Parker, Nunnally Johnson, E.B. White, Milton Lazarus, Jack Hazzard, Edward J. McNamara and H.I. Phillips. Music by Michael H. Cleary, Philip Chagrig, Jay Gorney, Robert Stolz, Jimmy McHugh, Irving Berlin, Ann Ronell, Vernon Duke, Joseph Meyer, Alexander Williams, Herbert Goode and Muriel Pollock. Lyrics by Armin Robinson, Leo Robin, Dorothy Fields, Ira Gershwin, Irving Berlin, E.Y. Harburg, Max Lief, Nathaniel Lief, Walter Reisch, Alexander Williams, Muriel Pollock and Joe Young. Musical Director: Harry Archer. Music orchestrated by Frank E. Barry and King Ross. Scenic Design by Henry Dreyfuss. Lighting Design by Henry Dreyfuss. Costume Design by Charles LeMaire and Kiviette. Dances by John Boyle. Dialogue directed by Theodore Hammerstein. George M. Cohan's Theatre: 21 Jul 1931- 3 Oct 1931 (87 performances). Cast: Rose Armand, Alice Bankert, Johnny Boyle, Lee Brody, Heywood Broun (as "Opening"/In the Dressing Room/Man about Town/Turtle Bay Dover's and Breeder's Social Club/"I Want to Chisel in on Your Heart" (reprise)), Evelyn Carpenter, Cornelia Chason, Imogene Coca (as "(Let's Go) Out in the Open Air"), Fanille Davies, Frances Dewey, Margaret Doncaster, Frank Ericson, Mickie Forbs, Bobby Gillette, Al Gold, J. Gonzales, Taylor Gordon, Merena Grady, Francis Guinan, Frank Hauser, Jack Hazzard, Percy Helton (as "Cornelius Swaggerbilt"/Turtle Bay Dover's and Breeder's Social Club/Mr. Coe/Lo, the Poor Doctor/The Man/Another Triangle/The Patient/Death Says It Isn't So/Believe It or Not"), Jack Irwin, Julie Johnson, Albert Jordan, Tom Jordan, Joe Kaye, Irene Kelly, Don Lannon, James Libby, Constance Madison, Lila Manor, Vida Manuel, Dolly Martinez, Nellie Mayer, John McAvoy, Edward J. McNamara, Leslyn Miller, John Muccio, George Murphy (as "Slit-throat McGillicuddy"/Turtle Bay Dover's and Breeder's Social Club/"I Want to Chisel in on Your Heart"/"(Just) Begging for Love"/"Do As You Like"(Do What You Like) [Broadway debut], Edward Murray, Dick Neely, Edgar Nelson, Frances Nevins, James Notarro, William O'Neal, Lester Ostrander, Nora Puntin, Inez Purdy, Jack Ray, Jerry Reardon, Margot Riley, Virginia Smith, Dorothy Snowden, Marjorie Sohmer, Anne Stanley, Morris Tepper, Winnie Turner, Helen Tuttle, Florence Winkel. Produced by Heywood Broun. Produced in association with Milton Raison. [Note: Heywood Broun (1888-1939) was Heywood Hale Broun's father.]
  • (1968) Stage Play: Darling of the Day. Musical. Music by Jule Styne. Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg [Uncredited] book by Nunnally Johnson [author of original book/credit withdrawn before Broadway opening/final Broadway work during lifetime]. From the plays "Buried Alive" & "The Great Adventure" by Arnold Bennett. Musical Director: Buster Davis. Vocal arrangements by Buster Davis. Dance arrangements by Trude Rittman. Music orchestrated by Ralph Burns. Choreographed by Lee Theodore. Directed by Noel Willman. George Abbott Theatre: 27 Jan 1968- 24 Feb 1968 (31 performances + 4 previews that began on 16 Jan 1968). Cast: Vincent Price (as "Priam Farll"), Patricia Routledge (as "Alice Challice"), Brenda Forbes (as "Lady Vale"), Teddy Green (as "Alf"), Peter Woodthorpe (as "Oxford"), John Aman (as "Equerry/Constable/Singer"), Bonnie Ano (as "Dancer"), Camila Ashland (as "Mrs. Leek"), Larry Brucker (as "Attendant/Singer"), Christopher Chadman (as "Dancer"), Paul Eichel (as "Frame Maker/Singer"), Charles Gerald (as "The King"), Marian Haraldson (as "Singer"), Reby Howells (as "Dancer"), Beth Howland (as "Rosalind/Dancer"), Mitchell Jason (as "Duncan"), Marc Jordan (as "Bert"), Reid Klein (as "Sydney/Singer"), George Lee (as "Dancer"), Michael Lewis (as "Pennington"), Leo Leyden (as "Doctor/Judge"), Jim May (as "Dancer"), Ross Miles (as "Cabby/Dancer"), Carl Nicholas (as "Old Gentleman/Singer"), Joy Nichols (as "Daphne"), Kay Oslin (as "Singer"), Jeannette Seibert (as "Singer"), Fred Siretta (as "Curate/Dancer"), Maggie Task (as "Singer"), Georgianne Walken [credited as Georgianne Thon] (as "Dancer"), Phyllis Wallach (as "Dancer"), Charles Welch (as "Henry Leek"), Herb Wilson (as "Curate/Dancer"), Denise Winston (as "Dancer"), Maggie Worth (as "Singer"), Albert Zimmerman (as "Singer"). Standbys: Mitchell Jason (as "Priam Farll"), Joy Nichols (as "Alice Challice"). Replscement actors: Zale Kessler (as "Constable"), Mariliyn Sofia (as "Singer"). Produced by The Theatre Guild (Philip Langner and Armina Marshall) and Joel Schenker.

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