Redhead

Original Broadway Production (1959)

Production Info

Previews: February 4, 1959 (1 prev.)
Opening February 5, 1959
Closing: March 19, 1960
Length of Run: 452 perf.
Run Type: Open-ended

Location Info

Market: Broadway
Location: New York, NY

Credits Highlights

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Director and Choreographer

Cast

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Maude Simpson
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Sarah Simpson
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May
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Essie Whimple
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Inspector White
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Howard Cavanaugh
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George Poppett
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Tom Baxter
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Sir Charles Willingham
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Jailer

Musical Numbers

Act One

  • Overture .... Orchestra
  • The Simpson Sisters .... Singers and Dancers
  • The Right Finger of My Left Hand .... Essie
  • Just for Once .... Essie, Tom and George
  • Merely Marvelous .... Essie
  • The Uncle Sam Rag .... George, Singers and Dancers
  • Erbie Fitch's Twitch .... Essie
  • She's Not Enough Woman for Me .... Tom and George
  • Behave Yourself .... Essie, Maude, Sarah and Tom
  • Look Who's in Love .... Essie and Tom
  • My Girl Is Just Enough Woman for Me .... Tom and Passersby
  • Essie's Vision .... Essie and Her Dream People
  • Two Faces in the Dark .... Essie, The Tenor, Singers and Dancers

Act Two

  • I'm Back in Circulation .... Tom
  • We Loves Ya, Jimey .... Essie, May, Tilly and Clientele of the Green Dragon
  • Pick-Pocket Tango .... Essie and Jailer
  • Look Who's in Love (Reprise) .... Tom
  • Finale .... Essie, Tom and Company

Additional Musical Numbers Lists

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Trivia & History

According to a theatre column that appeared in the New York Times on January 28, 1960, a film version of the show was planned. It was to have been produced by Robert Fryer and Lawrence, who produced the original Broadway production, with the stars of the production, Gwen Verdon and Richard Kiley, repeating their roles. United Artists was to have released it.

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Production Info

Previews: February 4, 1959 (1 prev.)
Opening February 5, 1959
Closing: March 19, 1960
Length of Run: 452 perf.
Run Type: Open-ended

Location Info

Market: Broadway
Location: New York, NY

Venues

Main Run

Tryout

Audio Recordings

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