Musical - Original

Alvin Theatre

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  • First Preview: December 14, 1960
  • Opening Date: December 16, 1960
  • Closing Date: June 3, 1961
  • Previews: 2
  • Performances: 171

Music: Cy Coleman

Lyrics: Carolyn Leigh

Book: N. Richard Nash


Wildcat Jackson, a 1912 Southwesterner looking for oil, hopes to strike it rich and find her crippled sister a husband in Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh and N. Richard Nash's musical.


Opening Night Cast

Lucille Ball in Wildcat Lucille Ball Wildcat Jackson
Keith Andes Joe Dynamite
Paula Stewart Jane Jackson
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Opening Night Production Credits

  N. Richard Nash Book
Cy Coleman Cy Coleman Music
Carolyn Leigh Carolyn Leigh Lyrics
Michael Kidd Michael Kidd Director
Michael Kidd Michael Kidd Choreographer
  Peter Larkin Scenic Design
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Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1961 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Don Tomkins Winner
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