The Will Rogers Follies

Palace Theatre

Previews Began: April 1, 1991

Opening Night: May 1, 1991

Closing Night: September 5, 1993

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Music: Cy Coleman

Lyric: Betty Comden

Adolph Green

Book: Peter Stone

The life of Will Rogers, the comedian and headliner of the Ziegfeld Follies, is told through a series of Follies-like variety acts and lavish production numbers, directed and choreographed by Tommy Tune.

Musical Numbers

Prelude: Let’s Go Flying………………………….Chorus
Will-a-Mania……………Ziegfeld’s Favorite, Chorus
Give a Man Enough Rope………………..Will Rogers,
                                                  Ziegfeld’s Cowboys
It’s a Boy!……………………Clem Rogers, Girls Sextet
It’s a Boy! (Reprise)………………………..Clem Rogers
My Unknown Someone…………………….Betty Blake
The St. Louis Fair……………………………Girls Sextet
The Big Time……………….Will Rogers, Betty Blake,
                                              Will Jr., Mary Rogers,
                                 James Rogers, Freddy Rogers
My Big Mistake………………………………..Betty Blake
The Powder Puff Ballet…………………Ziegfeld Girls
Marry Me Now…………….Will Rogers, Betty Blake,
                                        Ensemble
I Got You……………………..Will Rogers, Betty Blake,
                                         Ensemble

Give a Man Enough Rope (Reprise)….Will Rogers,
                                                  Ziegfeld’s Cowboys
Look Around……………………………………Will Rogers
Our Favorite Son…………………………….Will Rogers,
                                                  Ziegfeld’s Favorite,
                                                          Ziegfeld Girls,
                                                  Ziegfeld’s Cowboys
No Man Left For Me…………………………Betty Blake
Presents for Mrs. Rogers…………………Will Rogers,
                                                  Ziegfeld’s Cowboys
Never Met a Man I Didn’t Like…………Will Rogers
Will-a-Mania (Reprise)………………….Clem Rogers,
                                                  Will Roger, Chorus
Without You…………………………………….Betty Blake
Never Met a Man I Didn’t Like
(Reprise)……………………………..Will Rogers, Chorus