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Quite often, the Music Circus' Public Relations Office would produce a "Season Progam" at the begining of each season, listing the shows and other attractions being offered for the whole season. Here we offer the Season Progam for 1963.

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Christine Mathews James Gannon "Carousel"
June 1 thru June 9, 1963

Starring
James Gannon (Billy Bigelow)
Christine Mathews (Julie Jordan)

With
Susan Lehman (Carrie Pipperidge)
Reid Shelton (Enoch Snow)
Beatrice Krebs (Nettie Fowler)
Jack Bittner (Jigger Craigin)
Cathy Conklin (Louise)

View the Playbill for this show. View the Playbill. Courtesy: Daniel Berkowitz     Read a synopsis of "Carousel"



James Gannon and Fay DeWitt "The Unsinkable Molly Brown"
June 11 thru June 16, 1963

Starring
Faye DeWitt (Molly Tobin Brown)
James Gannon (Johnny "Leadville" Brown)

With
Barbara Hayes (Mrs. McGlone)
Jack Bittner (Christmas Morgan)
Daniel Keyes (Shamus Tobin)
Warde Donovan (Prince DeLong)
Truman Gaige (Monsignor Ryan)
Munroe Wade (Roberts)

View the Playbill for this show. View the Playbill. Courtesy: Daniel Berkowitz     Read a synopsis of "The Unsinkable Molly Brown"



Betty McNamara Richard Armbruster "Brigadoon"
June 18 thru June 23, 1963

Starring
Richard Armbruster (Tommy Albright)
Betty McNamara (Fiona MacLaren)

With
Edward Earle (Jeff Douglas) (Resident Choreographer)
Shirley Dalzell (Meg Brockie)
Truman Gaige (Mr. Lundie)
Frank Andre (Harry Beaton)
Daniel Keyes (Andrew MacLaren)
Edward Ericksen (Charlie Dalrymple)

View the Playbill for this show. View the Playbill. Courtesy: Daniel Berkowitz     Read a synopsis of "Brigadoon"



Gene Hollmann Betty Jane Watson "South Pacific"
June 25 thru July 7, 1963

Starring
Betty Jane Watson (Nellie Forbush)
Gene Hollmann (Emile DeBeque)

With
Delores Martin (Bloody Mary)
Bruce Kirby (Luther Billis)
Richard Armbruster (Lt. Cable)
Yvette Cardinoza (Liat)

View the Playbill for this show. View the Playbill. Courtesy: Daniel Berkowitz     Read a synopsis of "South Pacific"



Marcia King Lowell Harris "The Student Prince"
July 9 thru July 14, 1963

Starring
Lowell Harris (Prince Karl Franz)
Marcia King (Kathie)

With
Rowan Tudor (Doctor Engel)
Richard Hamilton (Lutz)
Diane Deering (The Duchess)
Peggy Leroy (Gretchen)
Edward Ericksen (Detleff)
Max Shoaf (Tarnitz)
Mary Jay (Princess Margaret)
Dorothy Lister (Prima Ballerina)
George Mamales (Premier Danseuse)

View the Playbill for this show. View the Playbill. Courtesy: Daniel Berkowitz     Read a synopsis of "The Student Prince"



John Carter Marcia King "Carnival"
July 16 thru July 28, 1963

Starring
Marcia King (Lili)
John Carter (Paul Berthalet)

With
Buff Shurr (Marco the Magnificent)
Daniel Keyes (Jacquot)
Ellen Travolta (Rosalie)
Jack Sevier (Mr. Schlegel)
Dorothy Frank (Princess Olga)

View the Playbill for this show. View the Playbill. Courtesy: Daniel Berkowitz     Read a synopsis of "Carnival"



Daniel Ferro Barbara Ashley "Can-Can"
July 30 thru August 4, 1963

Starring
Barbara Ashley (Pistache)
Daniel Ferro (Judge Aristide Forestier)

With
Alan Kass (Boris Adzinidzinadze)
Robert Shafer (Hillaire Jussac)
Jack Sevier (Judge Paul Barriere)
Dorothy Frank (Caludine)

View the Playbill for this show. View the Playbill. Courtesy: Daniel Berkowitz     Read a synopsis of "Can Can"



Jack Goode Wisa D'Orso "Damn Yankees"
August 6 thru August 11, 1963

Starring
Jack Goode (Mr. Applegate)
Wisa D'Orso (Lola)
Dan Resin (Joe Hardy)

With
Dorothy Stinnette (Meg Boyd)
Harry Stanton (Joe Boyd)
Peggy LeRoy (Sister)
James Harder (Van Buren)
Shirley Dalzell (Gloria Thorpe)

According to page 15 of the 1963 Season Progam, printed before the season began, Shari Lewis was cast as Lola for this production. The actual playbill shows that Wisa D'Orso played the role.

View the Playbill for this show. View the Playbill. Courtesy: Daniel Berkowitz     Read a synopsis of "Damn Yankees"



Joel Warfield Jan Chaney "Irma La Douce"
August 13 thru August 18, 1963

Starring
Jan Chaney (Irma La Douce)
Joel Warfield (Nestor Le Fripe)
Ted Scott (Bob Le Hotu)

With
Gabor Morea (Jojo Lex Yeux Sales)
Edward Earle (Frangipane) (Resident Choreographer)
James Harder (Polyte-Le-Mou)

View the Playbill for this show. View the Playbill. Courtesy: Daniel Berkowitz     Read a synopsis of "Irma La Douce"



Liza Stuart Norman Atkins "Paint Your Wagon"
August 20, August 25, 1963

Starring
Norman Atkins (Ben Rumson)
Liza Stuart (Jennifer Rumson)

With
Don Grilley (Julio Valveras)
Travis Hudson (Elizabeth Woodling)
Lynne Charnay (Cherry Jourdel)
Jack Sevier (Jacob Woodling)
Brooks Morton (Jake Whippany)
Charles Blackburn (Raymond Janney)
Daniel Keyes (Salem Trumbull)
Lori Browne (Rose Fernandez)

View the Playbill for this show. View the Playbill. Courtesy: Pat (Lori) Browne     Read a synopsis of "Paint Your Wagon"



Roberta MacDonald "The Pajama Game"
August 27 thru September 1, 1963

Starring
Roberta Mac Donald (Babe Williams)
David Atkinson (Sid Sorokin)

With
Brooks Morton (Prez)
Travis Hudson (Mabel)
Edward Earle (Hines) (Resident Choreographer)
Peggy LeRoy (Gladys)
Julie Anderson (Mae)
Jim Carson (Salesman)

View the Playbill for this show. View the Playbill. Courtesy: Daniel Berkowitz     Read a synopsis of "The Pajama Game"



Edward Everett Horton "Springtime for Henry"
September 3 thru September 8, 1963
This was a special 25th anniversary production of the play.

Starring
Edward Everett Horton (Mr. Jelliwell)

With
Myron Natwick (Mr. Dewlip)
Marta Linden (Mrs. Jelliwell)
Peggy Leroy (Miss Smith)

View the Playbill for this show. View the Playbill. Courtesy: Bob Scheetz     Read a synopsis of "Springtime for Henry"






1963 Resident Company
Robert Turoff
Robert Turoff
Director
Edward Earle
Edward Earle
Choreographer
Art Frank
Art Frank
Musical Director
Stuart Bishop Stuart Bishop
Scenic Designer
Singers
Julie Andersen
Julie Anderson

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Connie Blake

Lori Browne
Lori Browne

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Jim Carson

Jim Gregory
Jay Gregory

Mary Jay
Mary Jay

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Richard McDonald

Jane Mellin
Jane Mellin

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Max Shoaf

Michael Valenti
Michael Valenti

Dancers
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Elinor Coffee

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Neil Jones

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Dorothy Lister

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George Mamales

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Joan Meyer

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Carolyn Muchmore

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Dale Muchmore

Denny Shearer
Denny Shearer


1963 Staff for St. John Terrell
General Manager Frank Connelly
General Press Representative Max Eisen
Stage Director Robert Turoff
Musical Director Art Frank
Choreographer Edward Earle
Set Designer Stuart Bishop
Production Stage Manager Delmar Hendricks
Production Stage Manager Mort Mather
Chief Electrician Ray Britton
Sound Technician William Wilson

1963 Staff for Lambertville Music Circus
Press Representative Tom Trenkle
Business Manager and Treasurer Monte L. Frierson
Assistant Treasurer Thomas F. Kelley
Ticket Agency Representative Ann Rudolph
Box Office Staff Jon Case
John Anthony Haney
Ricky Hesel
Eileen Markey
Concession Manager Joseph Fox
Plant Superintendent William Short
Assistant Plant Superintendent Jonas Kilmer
Assistant Stage Manager Mort Mather
Assistant Musical Director Richard Averre
Assistant Designer Henry Yaeger
Assistant Choreographer George Mamales
Technician Robert Popick
Costume Supervisor Charles Blackburn
Properties Deborah Diemond
Earl Carhart
Stage Crew Dan Berkowitz
Thomas McNabola
Jeffrey Howell
David Howell
Apprentices Molly Allen
Sue Averre
Nancy Butler
Deborah Diemond
Judy Gibson
Elida Jensen
Colleen Smith
Sue Winik



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