Wonderful Town

Winter Garden Theatre

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Opening Night: February 25, 1953

Closing Night: July 3, 1954

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Music: Leonard Bernstein

Lyrics: Betty Comden

Adolph Green

Book: Jerome Chodorov

Joseph A. Fields

Ruth, an aspiring writer who can’t attract any man’s attention, and Eileen, a beautiful dancer who can’t keep them away, move from Ohio to New York to fulfill their dreams.

Musical Numbers

Christopher Street………Tour Guide, the Villagers
Ohio……………….Ruth Sherwood, Eileen Sherwood
Conquering New York……………….Ruth Sherwood,
                                                    Eileen Sherwood,
                                                  First Cadet, Violet,
                                                           the Villagers
One Hundred Easy Ways……………Ruth Sherwood
What a Waste……Robert Baker, Associate Editors
Ruth’s Story Vignettes……….Rexford, Mr. Mallory,
                                                          Danny, Trent,
                                                       Ruth Sherwood
A Little Bit in Love…………………..Eileen Sherwood
Pass the Football………………..Wreck, the Villagers
Conversation Piece……………………Ruth Sherwood,
                                                    Eileen Sherwood,
                                                   Frank Lippencott,
                                                          Robert Baker,
                                                            Chick Clark
A Quiet Girl…………………………………..Robert Baker
Conga!……………………..Ruth Sherwood, the Cadets

My Darlin’ Eileen…………………….Eileen Sherwood,
                                                   Drunk, Policeman
Swing……………………Ruth Sherwood, the Villagers
Ohio (Reprise)…………………………..Ruth Sherwood,
                                                     Eileen Sherwood
It’s Love (Reprise)……..Robert Baker, the Villagers
Wrong Note Rag………………………..Ruth Sherwood,
                                                    Eileen Sherwood,
                                                           the Villagers

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