Lend an Ear

Revue - Original

National Theatre (December 16, 1948 - February 19, 1949)
Broadhurst Theatre (February 21, 1949 - October 08, 1949)
Shubert Theatre (October 10, 1949 - October 29, 1949)
Mansfield Theatre (October 31, 1949 - January 21, 1950)
Data not verified
  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: December 16, 1948
  • Closing Date: January 21, 1950
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 460

Lyrics: Charles Gaynor

Book: Charles Gaynor

Music: Charles Gaynor


Charles Gaynor wrote the songs, dances and sketches for this musical revue, which featured Carol Channing and Gene Nelson in the cast and choreography by Gower Champion.


Opening Night Cast

Yvonne Adair Henry Jones' Mother
The Tourist
Ginger O'Toole
The Secretary Who Sings
"Who Hit Me?" Singer
Miss Bridey
Anne Renee Anderson Singer
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Charles Gaynor Sketches
  Charles Gaynor Book
  Charles Gaynor Music
  Charles Gaynor Lyrics
  Hal Gerson Director
Gower Champion Gower Champion Musical Staging
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Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1949 Theatre World Award Bob Scheerer Winner
1949 Theatre World Award Gene Nelson Winner
1949 Theatre World Award Carol Channing Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1949 Choreography Gower Champion Winner
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