Composer: Various
Lyricist: Various

Opened: November 5, 1956, Barbizon-Plaza Theatre, N.Y.C.
Performances: 110

Note: Only numbers not found on the CD reissue of the original cast recording are noted below. The track "Dress Rehearsal Of Shoestring '57" contains renditions of "For Critics Only" (M: Shelley Mowell; L: Michael Stewart) and "Love Is A Feeling" (M: Moose Charlap; L: Norman Gimbel), and so they are not covered here.

It Was My Father's Fashion (aka "It Was My Father's Habit") (M: Moose Charlap; L: Norman Gimbel) (cut):

1. 45/Decca 9-30131 (Merv Griffin with orchestra and chorus directed by Marion Evans)
2. 45/ABC-Paramount 45-9674 (Moose Charlap with orchestra and chorus conducted by Don Costa)
3. Meehan's In, Mercury (M) MG 21043 (Danny Meehan)
4. Only The Beginning, Columbia (S) CS-9552 (Joel Grey with orchestra conducted by Peter Matz) [reissued on The Magic Of Joel Grey, CD/DRG 91487]

Saroyan (M: Philip Springer; L: E.Y. Harburg) (cut):

1. E.Y. Harburg Revisited, Painted Smiles (S) PS-1372 (E.Y. Harburg with Phil Springer, piano) [reissued on Hold On To Your Hats, CD/Painted Smiles PSCD-120]

Unrecorded Material:

The Art Of Mime (cut?)
Best Loved Girls (M: David Baker; L: Sheldon Harnick)
Can't You See A Girl Like Me In The Role? (M: William Howe; L: Max Showalter) (subsequently added to the Los Angeles run of JOY RIDE)
Doop-De-Doop (M/L: Harvey Schmidt)
I Just Slipped Away From My Wedding (M/L: Bud McCreery) (previously used in SOCIETY OF ILLUSTRATORS SHOW 1955 and SON OF FOUR BELOW)
In The Dark Of An Arkansas Moon (M: Philip Springer; L: Carolyn Leigh) (ASCAP/Library of Congress only)
Paradiddle (M/L: Sol Berkowitz)
Queen Of Spain (M: Harvey Schmidt; L: Tom Jones)
Reverie In Blue (M: Phil Springer; L: Carolyn Leigh) (ASCAP/Library of Congress only)
Revival (cut?)
The Song Of The Queen Bee (cut?)
Stitch In Time (ballet) (M: Moose Charlap)
Sweet Belinda (M: Richard Addinsell; L: Arthur Macrae) (previously cut from JOHN MURRAY ANDERSON'S ALMANAC and subsequently used in SHOESTRING REVUE IN FORT WORTH)
Tea Chanty (M/L: Harvey Schmidt)
Toothless In Rome (cut?)
Two Way Play (cut?)
The Wild Blue (cut?)