Nellie Bly

Musical - Original

Adelphi Theatre

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  • Opening Date: January 21, 1946
  • Closing Date: February 2, 1946
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 16

Lyrics: Johnny Burke

Music: James Van Heusen

Book: Joseph Quillan


This James Van Heusen, Johnny Burke, Jack Emmanuel, and Joseph Quillan musical depicts Nellie Bly, the female journalist who was the first reporter to travel the around the world in 1889.


Opening Night Cast

Joy Hodges Nellie Bly
Artells Dickson Murphy
William Gaxton Frank Jordan
Victor Moore Phineas T. Fogarty
Lubov Roudenko Grisette
Benay Venuta Battle Annie
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Joseph Quillan Book
  James Van Heusen Music
  Johnny Burke Lyrics
  Edgar MacGregor Staging
  Edward Caton Choreographer
  Lee Sherman Choreographer
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1945 - 1946

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