The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

Name: Entermedia Theater
Address: 189 Second Avenue, New York, NY 10003
Production Details
Number of performances: 64
Opening date: April 17, 1978
Closing date: June 11, 1978
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Universal Pictures Producer
Larry L. King Book
Peter Masterson Book
Carol Hall Lyricist
Carol Hall Composer
Peter Masterson Director
Tommy Tune Director
Robert Billig Musical Director
Thommie Walsh Associate Choreographer
Tommy Tune Musical Staging
Marjorie Bradley Kellogg Set Designer
Ann Roth Costume Designer
Dennis Parichy Sound Designer
John Venable Sound Designer
Jeanna Gallo Press Representative
Jeffrey Richards Associates Press Representative
Maurice Turet Press Representative
Paul Phillips Production Stage Manager
Jay Schlossberg-Cohen Stage Manager
Robert Billig Vocal Arrangements
Rio Grande Band Musician

Actor Role
Clinton Allmon Farmer/ Melvin P. Thorpe
Pamela Blair Amber
Lisa Brown Dawn/ Angel Imogene Charlene/ Girl
Cameron Burke Slick Dude/ Soundman/ Ukrainian Aggie #1/ Placekicker
Gerry Burkhardt Shy Kid/ Aggie #7
Jay Bursky Aggie #11/ Governor's Aide/ Cowboy/ Choir Member/ Dogette/ Photographer
Tom Cashin Stage Manager/ Cameraman/ Aggie #12 (Specialty Dance)
Carol Chambers Taddy Jo/ Girl/ Townsperson
Craig Chambers Rio Grande Band Leader
Don Crabtree Edsel Mackey
Joan Ellis Shy
Henderson Forsythe Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd
Jay Garner Traveling Salesman/ Scruggs/ T.V. Colorman/ Governor
Becky Gelke Ruby Rae/ Choir Member/ Melvin Thorpe Singer/ Angelette
Carlin Glynn Mona Stangley
Delores Hall Jewel
Bradley Clayton King Leroy Sliney/ Aggie #77/ Cowboy/ Melvin Thorpe Singer/ Townsperson
Donna King Linda Lou/ Girl/ Angelette
Larry L. King T.V. Announcer
J. Frank Lucas Mayor Rufus Poindexter/ Senator Wingwoah
Susan Mansur Reporter #1/ Melvin Thorpe Singer
Jan Merchant Beatrice/ Choir Member/ Melvin Thorpe Singer/ Angelette
Edna Milton Miss Wulla Jean
Louise Quick-Bowen Ginger/ Girl/ Angelette
Gena Ramsel Alternate Dancer
James Rich Aggie #17/ Choir Member/ Melvin Thorpe Singer/ Townsperson/ Photographer
Marta Sanders Eloise/ Choir Member/ Melvin Thorpe Singer/ Townsperson
Michael Scott Aggie #71/ Reporter #3/ Cowboy/ Dogette/ Photographer
Monica Tiller Alternate Dancer
Paul Ukena Jr. Aggie #21/ Reporter #2/ Cowboy/ Dogette/ Photographer
Jerry Yoder Alternate Dancer
Debra Zalkind Durla/ Girl/ Angelette

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Award Person / Company Function
1 WON 1978 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Director of a Musical Peter Masterson Director
2 WON 1978 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Director of a Musical Tommy Tune Director
3 WON 1978 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Lyrics Carol Hall Lyricist
4 WON 1978 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Music Carol Hall Composer
5 WON 1978 Theatre World Award Carlin Glynn Actor
Transferred to the Richard Rodgers Theatre (Formerly the 46th Street Theatre) on Broadway on June 19, 1978.