St. Louis Woman

Musical - Original

Martin Beck Theatre

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  • Opening Date: March 30, 1946
  • Closing Date: July 6, 1946
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 113

Music: Harold Arlen

Lyrics: Johnny Mercer

Book: Arna Bontemps, Countee Cullen


A successful black jockey falls for the girlfriend of an abusive bar owner in early 20th century St. Louis.


Opening Night Cast

Pearl Bailey Butterfly
J. Mardo Brown Drum Major
Yvonne Coleman Celestine
Herbert Coleman Piggie
Joseph Eady Jackie
Lorenzo Fuller Joshua
Frank Green Dandy Dave
Juanita Hall in St. Louis Woman Juanita Hall Leah
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Arna Bontemps Book
  Countee Cullen Book
  Harold Arlen Music
  Johnny Mercer Lyrics
  Rouben Mamoulian Director
  Charles Walters Choreographer
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1945 - 1946

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