Annie Get Your Gun


Information presented her thanks to the work of Jerry Furris and Herb Wasserman.

Herald Excerpts

Dayton Journal Herald

July 9, 1957

Ready for Opening Tonight

IN REHEARSAL, with a gun such as Annie Oakley used for sharp shooting, are Constance Moore and Vaughn Monroe in "Annie Get Your Gun," opening in Memorial Hall tonight.


By A.S. Kany

July 9, 1957

CONSTANCE MOORE and Vaughn Monroe play the leads here. A report of measles in the troupe before reaching Dayton is true. To this extent--one of Miss Moore's youngsters contracted the measles last week, so everyone took shots and all was smooth sailing.

Program cover from Dayton, Ohio production

In 1957, Vaughn Monroe appeared with Constance Moore in a stage productin of Irving Berlin's "Annie Get Your Gun." The show played at the following venues:


Dates Theatre Location Producers
July 9 - 14 Memorial Hall Dayton, OH Kenley Players
July 22 - 27 Music Box Brandywine, PA G. Rast & J. Stark

More Information

The Story from Brandywine, PA program

Program Excerpts from Dayton, OH

Program Excerpts from Brandywine, PA (with photographs)

Newspaper opening night article from Brandywine, PA

The Dayton Daily News reports that the show was originally scheduled to open in Brandywine, PA first, the week of July 4, but a windstorm just hours before the curtain was to go up, leveled the tent theater in which they were to perform and the show was cancelled.

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"There's no business like show business like no business I know."

(Irving Berlin from "Annie Get Your Gun")