Musical - Original

46th Street Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: May 17, 1961
  • Opening Date: May 18, 1961
  • Closing Date: July 15, 1961
  • Previews: 2
  • Performances: 68

Lyrics: Johnny Burke

Music: Johnny Burke

Book: Robert E. McEnroe


An Irish prizefighter, who has become a pacifist after killing a man in a fight, returns home and falls for a fiery lass whose father finds the fighter's new worldview cowardly, in Johnny Burke and Robert E. McEnroe's musical adaptation of the film The Quiet Man.


Opening Night Cast

Eddie Foy, Jr. Mikeen Flynn
Art Lund John Enright
Philip Bosco in Donnybrook! Philip Bosco Will Danaher
Joan Fagan Ellen Roe Danaher
Susan Johnson Kathy Carey
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Robert E. McEnroe Book
  Johnny Burke Music
  Johnny Burke Lyrics
  Jack Cole Director
  Jack Cole Choreographer
  Rouben Ter-Arutunian Scenic Design
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