Annie Get Your Gun

Musical - Original

Imperial Theatre

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  • Opening Date: May 16, 1946
  • Closing Date: February 12, 1949
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 1147

Book: Herbert Fields, Dorothy Fields

Lyrics: Irving Berlin

Music: Irving Berlin


Sharp-shooting country girl Annie Oakley is such a natural with a gun that she ultimately becomes the star of Buffalo Bill's Wild West show — to the consternation of the man she loves but can out-shoot, Frank Butler.


Opening Night Cast

Ethel Merman in Annie Get Your Gun Ethel Merman Annie Oakley
Ray Middleton Frank Butler
Marty May Charlie Davenport
Lea Penman Dolly Tate
Kenneth Bowers Tommy Keeler
Betty Anne Nyman Winnie Tate
William O'Neal Col. Wm. F. Cody (Buffalo Bill)
Lubov Roudenko Riding Mistress
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Herbert Fields Book
Dorothy Fields Dorothy Fields Book
Irving Berlin Irving Berlin Music
Irving Berlin Irving Berlin Lyrics
Joshua Logan Joshua Logan Director
  Helen Tamaris Choreographer
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1945 - 1946

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