Musical - Original

Shubert Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: December 22, 1958
  • Closing Date: February 7, 1959
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 56

Lyrics: Norman Gimbel

Book: Dan Cushman, Cy Feuer, Ernest H. Martin


The complications in the romance between a part-Native American rodeo performer and his girlfriend, who runs a saloon on a Native American reservation in Montana, are the subject of this musical adaptation of Dan Cushman's novel Stay Away, Joe.


Opening Night Cast

Mari Arnell Reservation Resident
Asia Billie Mae Littlehorse
Ann Barry Reservation Resident
Marlene Standing Rattle
Edward Becker Reservation Resident
First Stranger
Jeanna Belkin Reservation Resident
Socrates Birsky Second Stranger
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Cy Feuer Book
  Ernest H. Martin Book
  Dan Cushman Book
  Mark Charlap Music
  Norman Gimbel Lyrics
  Cy Feuer Director
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1959 Choreography Onna White Nominee
1959 Featured Actress in a Musical Julienne Marie Nominee
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