Bloomer Girl

Musical - Original

Shubert Theatre

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  • Opening Date: October 5, 1944
  • Closing Date: April 27, 1946
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 654

Lyrics: E.Y. Harburg

Music: Harold Arlen

Book: Fred Saidy


The daughter of an upstate New York hoop skirt manufacturer falls for a Southern slave owner, despite being influenced by the feminist, anti-slavery politics (and revolutionary undergarments) of her aunt, Dolly Bloomer.


Opening Night Cast

Celeste Holm in Bloomer Girl Celeste Holm Evalina
Arlene Anderson Hetty
Lee Barrie Paula
William Bender Herman Brasher
Matt Briggs Horatio
David Brooks Jeff Calhoun
John Call Gus
Blaine Cordner Hamilton Calhoun
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Opening Night Production Credits

  S. M. Herzig Book
Fred Saidy Fred Saidy Book
  Harold Arlen Music
E.Y. Harburg E.Y. Harburg Lyrics
E.Y. Harburg E.Y. Harburg Staging
  William Schorr Direction of Book
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