Poster FINIAN'S RAINBOW - 1980

Set in the mythical southern state of Missitucky the story involves the whimsical Irishman Finian and his daughter Sharon arriving in the community carrying a crock of gold which they've stolen in Ireland from Ogg the Leprechaun. Finian believes that if he buries the gold on American soil, it will grow into an even larger treasure....

Book by E Y Harburg and Fred Saidy. Music by Burton Lane

FINIAN'S RAINBOW opened on Broadway Jan 10, 1947 and ran for 725 performances.

The 1968 film starred Fred Astaire, Petula Clark and Tommy Steele.

Sunny Jeffrey Peyton-Bruhl
Buzz Collins Tony Willcocks
Sheriff Tony Doye
Sharecropper David Peyton-Bruhl
Honey Lou, Diane Mandy Thwaites
Susan Mahoney Mandy Allen
Henry Billy Cusworth
Finian McLonergan Geoff Gingell
Sharon McLonergan Jane Ostermeyer
Woody Mahoney Tony Judge
Ogg Brian Sweatman
Senator Rawkins Tony Peyton-Bruhl
Geologists Will Hemsley, Mike Gennings
'Necessity' Singer Barbara Thwaites
Maude Midge Wallace
Mr Hire Ron Browne
Mr Purchase Dave Durrant
Gospellers Will Hemsley, Dave Salt, Jim Dyer
Ladies Chorus Muriel Alford, Michelle Bensley, Beryl Baird, Georgina Cappi, Angela Holmes, Margaret Harding, June Jones, Susan Lancaster, Beth Moores, Julie Mitchell, Susan Quinn, Valerie Simpson, Barbara Smith, Gail Stanford, Ann Stent, Barbara Thwaites, Pat Ternouth, Sandra Tucker, Joyce Upton, Midge Wallace, Marie Willcocks, Eileen Walker, Sue Wright
Gentlemen's Chorus Stephen Adams, Ron Browne, Bob Calvert, Dave Durrant, Mike Gennings, Ray Gibson, Will Hemsley, Cliff Jones, Dennis Jones, Mike Naylor, David Peyton-Bruhl, Jeffrey Peyton-Bruhl, Chris Redman, Dave Salt, Guy Smither, Colin Watts
Dancers Sonia Atkinson, Jean Brown, Angela Browne, Carole Gennings, Karen Hare, Helene Holland, Linda Smither, Mandy Thwaites, Daphne Watts
Producer & Choreographer Audrey Pring
Musical Director Alan Pring
Official Accompanist Jean Porter
Stage Manager Alan Wilde
Lighting Design Brian Westwood
Sound Peter Mitchell
Stage Crew Bill Legg, Robert Gutherson, Duncan McClellan, John Hill, Alan Prosser, Nick Wilde, Tony Hunt
Wardrobe June Evans
Properties Julie Hall
Make Up Nick Carter
Publicity Trevor Chapman
Front of House Photographs Ivan Saunders
Ticket Control Eric Tompkinson, Pat Wallace
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