Pal Joey

New York City Center

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Opening Night: May 29, 1963

Closing Night: June 9, 1963

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Music: Richard Rodgers

Lyrics: Lorenz Hart

Book: John O'Hara

Nightclub singer Joey Evans ditches his girlfriend Linda for a socialite named Vera Simpson. However, when blackmail enters the picture, Vera opts out and Joey runs to New York.

Musical Numbers

Act One

You Mustn’t Kick It Around……………..Joey Evans,
                                                         Gladys Bumps,
                                                       Agnes, The Kid,
                                              Chorus Girls, Waiters
I Could Write A Book….Joey Evans, Linda English
Chicago…………………………….Dancer, Chorus Girls
That Terrific Rainbow………Gladys Bumps, Victor,
                                             Girls
What Is A Man?……………………………Vera Simpson
Happy Hunting Horn………………Joey Evans, Terry,
                                                    Chorus Girls,
                                                    Boy Friends
Bewitched, Bothered, Bewildered….Vera Simpson
Pal Joey (What Do I Care For A 
Dame?)……………………………………………..Joey Evans

Act Two

The Flower Garden of My Heart…..Gladys Bumps,
                                                               The Tenor,
                                                    Specialty Dancer,
                                                                 Ensemble
Zip……………………………………………….Melba Snyder
Plant You Now, Dig You Later……..Ludlow Lowell,
                                                         Gladys Bumps,
                                                         Ensemble
In Our Little Den (of Iniquity)……….Vera Simpson,
                                                          Joey Evans
Do It The Hard Way……………………Ludlow Lowell,
                                                         Gladys Bumps,
                                                   Dancer, Ensemble
Take Him………………Vera Simpson, Linda English,
                                  Joey Evans
Bewitched, Bothered, Bewildered
(Reprise)………………………………………Vera Simpson
I Could Write A Book (Reprise)………….Joey Evans

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