Take Me Along

Musical - Original

Shubert Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: October 22, 1959
  • Closing Date: December 17, 1960
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 448

Lyrics: Bob Merrill

Music: Bob Merrill

Book: Joseph Stein, Robert Russell


In Bob Merrill, Joseph Stein and Robert Russell's musical version of Eugene O'Neill's Ah, Wilderness!, Richard Miller comes of age while attempting to woo Muriel Macomber, while his drink-loving Uncle Sid attempts to reform his ways to win Richard's aunt Lilly.


Opening Night Cast

Jackie Gleason Sid Davis
Eileen Herlie Lily Miller
Walter Pidgeon Nat Miller
Una Merkel Essie Miller
Robert Morse in Take Me Along Robert Morse Richard Miller
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Opening Night Production Credits

Joseph Stein Joseph Stein Book
  Robert Russell Book
  Bob Merrill Music
  Bob Merrill Lyrics
  Peter Glenville Director
  Onna White Choreographer
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1960 Actor in a Musical Jackie Gleason Winner
1960 Actor in a Musical Walter Pidgeon Nominee
1960 Actor in a Musical Robert Morse Nominee
1960 Actress in a Musical Eileen Herlie Nominee
1960 Choreography Onna White Nominee
1960 Conductor and Musical Director Lehman Engel Nominee
1960 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Miles White Nominee
1960 Direction of a Musical Peter Glenville Nominee
1960 Musical   Nominee
1960 Stage Technician Albert Alloy Nominee
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