LP0205. PAL JOEY, 1952 Broadway Revival Cast, w.Helen Gallagher, Patricia Northrop, Elaine Stritch. [This production starred Vivienne Segal and Harold Lang, who were unable to appear on the cast album because of their work on the competing 1950 studio cast album.] Capitol S-310, early red label pressing, an excellent lightly used copy, Sd.2 of which has several light scratches. Jacket has neatly mended spine.
“The 1952 revival met with greater success than the original production. It opened on January 3, 1952, and closed on April 18, 1953, after 540 performances. Lang and Segal starred, with Helen Gallagher as Gladys, future Broadway star Elaine Stritch as Melba, and Bob Fosse as the understudy for Joey. This production had the longest run of any revival of a musical in the history of the Broadway theatre at the time. It won the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Musical and became the first musical ever to receive eleven Donaldson Awards.”