Plain and Fancy

Musical - Original

Mark Hellinger Theatre (January 27, 1955 - February 26, 1955)
Winter Garden Theatre (February 28, 1955 - November 07, 1955)
Mark Hellinger Theatre (November 09, 1955 - March 03, 1956)
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  • Opening Date: January 27, 1955
  • Closing Date: March 3, 1956
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 461

Music: Albert Hague

Lyrics: Arnold B. Horwitt

Book: Joseph Stein, Will Glickman


This musical comedy by Arnold B. Horwitt, Joseph Stein, Will Glickman, and Albert Hague depicts New Yorkers Dan King and Ruth Winters as they interact with and grow fond of an Amish community in Bird-in-Hand, Pennsylvania.


Opening Night Cast

Will B. Able Jacob Yoder
Sara Aman Dancer
Saint Amant Dancer
Nancy Andrews Emma Miller
Marilyn Bradley Singer
Paul Brown Singer
Ethel May Cody Rachel
Shirl Conway Ruth Winters
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Will Glickman Book
Joseph Stein Joseph Stein Book
  Albert Hague Music
  Arnold B. Horwitt Lyrics
  Morton Da Costa Director
  Helen Tamiris Choreographer
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Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1955 Theatre World Award Shirl Conway Winner
1955 Theatre World Award David Daniels Winner
1955 Theatre World Award Barbara Cook Winner
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