High Button Shoes

Original Broadway Production (1947)

Production Info

Opening October 9, 1947
Closing: July 2, 1949
Length of Run: 727 perf.
Run Type: Open-ended

Location Info

Market: Broadway
Location: New York, NY

Credits Highlights

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Director
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Dances and Staging

Cast

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Harrison Floy
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Mr. Pontdue
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Uncle Willie, mama's brother
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Henry Longstreet, papa
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Gen'l Longstreet, gramp
(Role eliminated when Clay Clement left the cast)
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Stevie Longstreet
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Fran, mama's sister
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Sara Longstreet, mama
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Nancy, the maid
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Hubert Ogglethorpe (Oggie)

Musical Numbers

Act One

  • [Overture .... Orchestra]
  • He Tried to Make a Dollar .... Quartet (Ed Cole, Ray Cook, Erno Czako, John Dennis)
  • Can't You Just See Yourself in Love With Me? .... Oggie and Fran
  • There's Nothing Like a Model T .... Harrison and Company
  • Next to Texas, I Love You .... Oggie, Fran and danced by the Girls and Boys
  • Security .... Mama, Fran and Singing Girls
  • Tango .... Nancy and Willie
  • Bird Watcher's Song .... Mama and the Singing Girls
  • Get Away for a Day in the Country .... Papa, Stevie and the Singers
  • A Summer Incident .... A Boy, His Playmate, A Popular Girl, and Her Friend
  • Papa, Won't You Dance WIth Me? .... Mama, Papa and the Girls and Boys
  • Can't You Just See Yourself in Love With Me? .... Harrison and Fran
  • Finaletto .... Entire Company

Act Two

  • [Entr'acte .... Orchestra]
  • On a Sunday by the Sea .... The Singers
  • Bathing Beauty Ballet
  • You're My Girl .... Oggie and Fran
  • I Still Get Jealous .... Mama and Papa
  • You're My Boy .... Harrison and Mr. Pontdue
  • Nobody Ever Died for Dear Old Rutgers .... Harrison, Oggie and the Singing Boys
  • Castle Walk
  • He Tried to Make a Dollar .... Entire Company

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Production Info

Opening October 9, 1947
Closing: July 2, 1949
Length of Run: 727 perf.
Run Type: Open-ended

Location Info

Market: Broadway
Location: New York, NY

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