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The Singing Rabbi   

Selwyn Theatre, (9/10/1931 - 9/12/1931)
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Opening Date: Sep 10, 1931    
Closing Date: Sep 12, 1931 Total Performances: 3

Category: Musical, Comedy, Operetta, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: Home of the Widow Sheindel in Galacia; Aboard Steamer en route to New York; The Widow Sheindel's Home in New York.


Production Staff
Produced by Harry Thomashefsky
Book by Boris Thomashefsky and Harry Thomashefsky; Music by Joseph Rumshinsky and Harry Lubin; Lyrics by L. Wolfe Gilbert; Musical Director: Harry Lubin
Staged by William E. Morris; Dances and ensembles arranged by Florenz Ames
Scenic Design by Orestes Rainieri; Costume Design by David Spero, M. Teitelbaum and Meth & Gropper; Lighting Design by Louis Marmorstein
Cast
Jacqualine Alderman
Miss Du Peyster
Florenz Ames
Yankele
Sam Ash
Nuchem
Will Claire
Jacob
Edna Archer Crawford
Miriam
Frances Dumas
Bianca
Donna Fairchild
Bettie
Winifred Wee Griffin
Rifka
Russell Harvey
First Mate
Betty Keyes
Miss Van Buren
Flora Le Breton
Regina
Adolph Lyons
Baron Koch
Gertrude Mudge
Madame Dodee
Harry Pierson
The Captain
Robert Rhodes
Jean
Philip Ryder
Shloima
Boris Thomashefsky
Gidalia
Tino Valenti
Padula
Regina Zuckerberg
The Widow Sheindel
ACT 1 Sung By
One Galician Miss Rifka
Yankele and Refkele Yankele and Rifka
Kaddish The Widow Sheindel
The Fifth Commandment The Widow Sheindel and Jacob
The Fifth Commandment (Reprise) The Widow Sheindel, Jacob and Shloima
Back Home Nuchem
The Fifth Commandment (Reprise) The Widow Sheindel, Jacob, Shloima and Nuchem
Playing the Harpsichord Regina
Only Your Heart Can Tell Regina and Nuchem
Sholem Aleichem Entire Company
ACT 2 Sung By
In a Life Boat Rifka and Yankele
In Napoli Bianca and Padula
Just Answer With a Kiss Regina and Jean
I'm Wide Awake When I Dream Nuchem
A Vision of the Future Gidalia, Nuchem, Jacob, The Widow Sheindel, Shloima and Regina
Port of the World Entire Company
ACT 3 Sung By
What's in a Name? Rifka, Yankele, Padula and Bianca
Hear, O Israel! Nuchem