Digital Archive:Cast list, Babes in Arms (2007)

Listing show dates and detailing cast, creative and production teams

A Chichester Festival Theatre production

in association with Anthony Field and John C Causebrook




lyrics by LORENZ HART


based on the original by Rodgers & Hart


presented by arrangement with Josef Weinberger Limited

on behalf of R&H Theatricals of New York


Cast in order of appearance

Dan La Mar – Tony Jackson

Maizie La Mar – Catherine Terry

Valentine La Mar – Mark McGee

Gus Fielding – Matthew Hart

Dolores Reynolds – Kay Murphy

Marshall Blackstone – Philip Catchpole

Irving Stone – Ashley Day

Pinkie Johnson – Kylie Anne Cruikshanks

Nat McCabe – Joseph Prouse

Betty Palmer – Stephanie Bron

Peter Franklin – Charles Ruhrmund

Libby Drake – Michelle Francis

Ted Vanderpool – Darren J Fawthrop

Mitzi Lee – Karen Aspinall

Bronson Jones – Gary Murphy

Davenir Smith – Graham Newell

Seymour Fleming – Rolf Saxon

Billie Edwards – Donna Steele

Lee Calhoun – Joseph Wicks

Baby Rose Owen – Sophia Ragavelas

Mrs Phyllis Owen – Lorna Luft

Steve Edwards/Jim Murray – Oliver Tydman



Piano – Kelvin Thomson

Drums/Percussion – Matthew Senior

Double Bass – Ed Morris

Reeds – Andy Panayi, John Whelan, Jane Panayi, Colin Skinner

Trumpets – Pablo Mendelssohn, Lance Kelly

Trombone – Dave Williamson

Violin – Nina Foster

Cello – Katherine Jenkinson

Orchestral Management – Andy Barnwell/Pete Harrison for Musical Co-ordination Services Ltd


Director – Martin Connor

Choreographer – Bill Deamer

Designer – Hugh Durrant

Lighting Designer – Mark Jonathan

Sound Designer – Matt McKenzie

Orchestrator – Richard Balcombe

Musical Director – Mark Warman

Dialect Coach – Charmian Hoare

Casting Director – Jill Green

Assistant Musical Director – Kelvin Thomson

Assistant Choreographer – Kylie Anne Cruikshanks

Costume Supervisor – Binnie Bowerman

Dance Captains – Kylie Anne Cruikshanks, Darren J Fawthrop

Production Manager – Iain Gillie

Company Manager – Di Holt

Stage Manager – Marion Marrs

Deputy Stage Manager – Lou Bann

Assistant Stage Managers – Charlotte A Harley, Claire Wardroper


May: Tue 29OUP, Wed 30OUP, Thu 31OUP

June: Fri 1P, Sat mP&e, Mon 4, Tue 5, Wed 6, Thu 7PN, Fri 8, Sat 9m&e, Mon 11, Tue 12,

Wed 13, Thu 14m&e(S), Fri 15(D), Sat 16m(D)&e, Mon 18, Tue 19(T), Wed 20,

Thu 21m&e, Fri 22, Sat 23m&e, Mon 25, Tue 26, Wed 27, Thu 28m(D)&e, Fri 29(D),

Sat 30m&e

July: Mon 2, Tue 3, Wed 4, Thu 5m&e, Fri 6, Sat 7m&L


OUP = Open University Preview

P = Preview

PN = Press Night

D = Audio Described Performance

S = Sign Interpreted Performance

T = Post Show Discussion

m = matinee

e = evening

L = Last Night


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