I've Been There
(And I'm Back)


  • Written for the 1958 Broadway show, Oh Captain! Based on the screenplay, The Captain's Paradise, by Alec Coppel.
  • Opened on Broadway February 4, 1958 at the Alvin Theatre and ran for 192 performances.
  • The original cast included Ronny Randall, Alexandra Danilove, Susan Johnson, Abbe Lane, Jacquelyn McKeever, Edward Platt and Paul Valentine.
  • Tony nominee for Best Musical 1958.

Recording History
Original Broadway cast
Tony Randall and Edward Platt, OH CAPTAIN! The Original Cast Album, Columbia Records, OL 5280, 1958
Stan Freeman and his Quartet, OH CAPTAIN!, Columbia Records, CL 1126, 1958