Barefoot Boy with Cheek

Musical - Original

Martin Beck Theatre

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  • Opening Date: April 3, 1947
  • Closing Date: July 5, 1947
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 108

Lyrics: Sylvia Dee

Book: Max Shulman

Music: Sidney Lippman


Sidney Lippman, Sylvia Dee and Max Shulman's musical depicts the campus politics of the University of Minnesota students.


Opening Night Cast

Betty Abbott Singer
Jerry Austen Kermit McDermott
Adrienne Aye Singer
James Bowie Singer
Harvey Braun Singer
Solen Burry Boris Fiveyearplan
Red Buttons Shyster Fiscal
Dean Campbell Singer
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Max Shulman Book
  Sidney Lippman Music
  Sylvia Dee Lyrics
George Abbott George Abbott Staging
  Richard Barstow Choreographer
  Jo Mielziner Scenic Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1946 - 1947

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Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1947 Theatre World Award Ellen Hanley Winner
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