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Me and My Girl

Me and My Girl

by Noel Gay, L. Arthur Rose and Douglas Furber

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Me and My Girl

Me and My Girl





The long-running musical from across the pond that introduced the world to the dance “The Lambeth Walk.”


Story:

The late Viscount Hareford had a youthful, unfortunate marriage – and kept discreetly out of sight was a son and heir. The Hareford Hall set are despondent when the family solicitor finds the legitimate heir in the less than desirable Lambeth area of London. When Bill is brought to Hampshire, he is forced to decide if he should fit in with high society and lose his Cockney roots and his girlfriend.


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Composer

Composer
Noel Gay

Lyricist

Lyricist and Librettist
L. Arthur Rose

Librettist

Lyricist and Librettist
Douglas Furber



Broadway Premiere

Theatre
Marquis Theatre
Opening Night
Aug 10, 1986
Total Performances
1,420
Original Cast
George S. Irving, Robert Lindsay, Maryann Plunkett, Jane Connell, Eric Hutson, Timothy Jerome, Justine Johnston, Elizabeth Larner, Leo Leyden, Jane Summerhays, Thomas Toner, Nick Ullett, Cleve Asbury, Bill Brassea, Jonathan Brody, Frankie Cassady, Susan Cella, Sheri Cowart, Bob Freschi, Ann-Marie Gerard, Larry Hansen, Michael Hayward-Jones, Ann Heinricher, Ida Henry, Randy Hills, Gloria Hodes, K. Craig Innes, Eric Johnson, Bobby Longbottom, Barry McNabb, Donna Monroe, Barbara Moroz, Cindy Oakes, William Ryall, John Spalla, Cynthia Thole, Mike Turner, Kenneth H. Waller
Director
Mike Ockrent
Choreographer
Gillian Gregory
Producer
Richard Armitage, Terry Allen Kramer, James M. Nederlander and Stage Promotions Ltd. & Co.
Musical Director
Stanley Lebowsky
Orchestrations
Chris Walker
Scenic Design
Martin Johns
Costume Design
Ann Curtis
Lighting Design
Chris Ellis and Roger Morgan
Sound Design
Tom Morse
Hair Design
Paul Huntley

1939 Film Version

Movie Name
The Lambeth Walk
Type
British Musical Comedy
Director
Albert de Courville
Screenplay
John Paddy Carstairs, Robert Edmunds, Douglas Furber
Starring
Lupino Lane, Sally Gray, Seymour Hicks

1987 Tony Award Nominations

Best Choreography
Best Actor In A Musical - Robert Lindsay
Best Actress In A Musical - Maryann Plunkett
Best Musical
Best Book Of A Musical
Best Original Score
Best Featured Actor In A Musical - George S. Irving
Best Featured Actor In A Musical - Timothy Jerome
Best Featured Actress In A Musical - Jane Summerhays
Best Featured Actress In A Musical - Jane Connell
Best Scenic Design
Best Costume Design
Best Direction Of A Musical

1987 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Book
Outstanding Actor In A Musical - Robert Lindsay
Outstanding Featured Actress In A Musical - Jane Summerhays
Outstanding Director Of A Musical
Outstanding Music
Outstanding Musical
Outstanding Actress In A Musical - Maryann Plunkett
Outstanding Featured Actor In A Musical - Timothy Jerome
Outstanding Orchestration
Outstanding Costume Design
Outstanding Set Design

1987 Theatre World Award Nominations

Robert Lindsay


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