What's Up?

Musical - Original

National Theatre

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  • Opening Date: November 11, 1943
  • Closing Date: January 4, 1944
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 63

Lyrics: Alan Jay Lerner

Book: Alan Jay Lerner, Arthur Pierson

Music: Frederick Loewe


The head of a mysterious foreign country is visiting America when his plane crashes on the grounds of a girls' school, leading to various comic complications in Frederick Loewe, Alan Jay Lerner, and Arthur Pierson's musical.


Opening Night Cast

Jack Baker Sgt. Henry Wagner
Sondra Barrett Louise
Robert Bay Second Lt. Murray Bacchus
Marjorie Beecher May
Kenneth Buffett Sgt. Jimmy Stevenson
Larry Douglas Sgt. Willie Klink
Lynn Gardner Margaret
Phyllis Hill Jennifer
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Opening Night Production Credits

Alan Jay  Lerner Alan Jay Lerner Book
  Arthur Pierson Book
  Frederick Loewe Music
Alan Jay  Lerner Alan Jay Lerner Lyrics
  George Balanchine Director
  Robert H. Gordon Book Director
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