Good News

Musical - Original

Chanin's 46th Street Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: September 6, 1927
  • Closing Date: January 5, 1929
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 557

Lyrics: Ray Henderson, Buddy DeSylva, Lew Brown

Music: Ray Henderson, Buddy DeSylva, Lew Brown

Book: Buddy DeSylva, Frank Mandel, Laurence Schwab


Romance, passing exams, winning the football game and doing the "Varsity Drag" are the main focuses of a group of students at Tait College in the 1920s. Note: The 1974 revival re-set the action to the 1930s.


Opening Night Cast

Inez Courtney Babe O'Day
Wally Coyle Windy
Edward Emery Professor Kenyon
John Grant Beef Saunders
John Price Jones Tom Marlowe
Jack Kennedy Slats
Mary Lawlor Connie Lane
Ruth Mayon Millie
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Laurence Schwab Book
  Buddy DeSylva Book
  Ray Henderson Music
  Buddy DeSylva Lyrics
  Lew Brown Lyrics
  Edgar MacGregor Director
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