Oh Captain!

Original Broadway Production (1958)

Trivia & History

It was announced that Dorothy Lamour would take over the role of Bobo on July 10, 1958. Her first performance ended up being delayed till July 16. Lamour was supposed to stay in the role through August 16. Denise Darcel, who had played the role for a week in May, was to take over on August 18. As it turned out, the show closed on July 19.

According to contemporary reports in the New York Times, Alexandra Danilova's role was cut from the show for two performances — Thursday and Friday evenings — during the first week of the tryout. It was restored at the Saturday matinee.

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