LP0195. WHOOP UP, Original 1958 Cast, w.Susan Johnson, Paul Ford, Ralph Young, Romo Vincent, Sylvia Syms. M-G-M E3745 0C.
“WHOOP-UP is a musical with music by Mark Charlap, lyrics by Norman Gimbel, and book by Cy Feuer and Ernest Martin, based on STAY AWAY, Joe by Dan Cushman. It was directed by Cy Feuer, with sets and lighting by Jo Mielziner and choreography by Onna White.
Produced by Feuer and Martin, the Broadway production opened on December 22, 1958 at the Shubert Theatre, where it ran for 56 performances. Cast included Sylvia Syms, Paul Ford, Susan Johnson, and Romo Vincent. Julienne Marie was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her performance.
An original cast recording was made by MGM Records but the show's short run curtailed album sales and the record was soon deleted from the catalog.”