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In Dahomey   

Grand Opera House, (8/27/1904 - 9/10/1904)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Aug 27, 1904    
Closing Date: Sep 10, 1904 Total Performances: 17

Category: Musical, Farce, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: Boston, Florida, and Dahomey


Production Staff
Produced by Jules Hurtig and Harry Seamon
Book by Jesse A. Shipp; Music by Will Marion Cook; Musical Director: James J. Vaughn; Lyrics by Alex Rogers; Additional music by James J. Vaughn, J. Leubrie Hill, Alex Rogers, Tom Lemonier, William J. Accooe and Al Johns; Additional lyrics by Will Marion Cook and Frank H. Williams
Scenic Design by Moses & Hamilton; Costume Design by Pauline Reed
Cast
Miss Carle
Chorus
George Catlin
Me Sing
W.H. Chappelle
Helper to the Doctor
Richard Connors
Leather
Maggie Davis
Chorus
Ida Day
Chorus
John Edwards
James
Mattie Edwards
Specialty
William C. Elkins
Menki
Chorus
Jessie Ellis
Chorus
Miss Gaston
Chorus
Lloyd G. Gibbs
Chorus
George Hammond
Officer Still
Je-Je
Mr. Henderson
Chorus
Miss Hill
Chorus
J. Leubrie Hill
Dr. Straight
Miss Kemp
Chorus
Rosa Lee Tyler
Madame Flash
James Lightfoot
Hamilton Lightfoot
Miss Martin
Chorus
Hattie McIntosh
Cecilia Lightfoot
Theodore Pankey
Chorus
Messenger Rush
Sterling Rex
Chorus
Muriel Ringgold
Chorus
James Rivers
Chorus
Mose Lightfoot
Alex Rogers
George Reeder
L.H. Saulsbury
Henry Stampfield
Chorus
Jesse A. Shipp
Hustling Charley
G. Henry Tapley
Archie Brown
Bessie Vaughan
Chorus
Aida Overton Walker
Rosetta Lightfoot
Chorus
George W. Walker
Rareback Pinkerton
Bert A. Williams
Shylock Homestead
Lottie Williams
Mrs. Stringer

ACT 1 Sung By
The Attuck's March
(music by Will Marion Cook; lyrics by Alex Rogers)
(My) Dahomian Queen
(music by J. Leubrie Hill; lyrics by Frank H. Williams)
Specialty, Archie Brown and Chorus
Caboceers' Choral
(music by Will Marion Cook; lyrics by Paul Laurence Dunbar)
Chorus
Swing Along
(music by Will Marion Cook; lyrics by Will Marion Cook)
Company
When the Moon Shines (on the Moonshine)
(music by James J. Vaughn; lyrics by Alex Rogers)
Leather and Chorus
Me an de Minstrel Ban'
(music by James J. Vaughn; lyrics by Alex Rogers)
Rareback Pinkerton and Chorus
(On) Broadway in Dahomey (Bye and Bye)
(music by Al Johns; lyrics by Alex Rogers)
Shylock Homestead, Rareback Pinkerton and Chorus
Un Oncore
(music by Will Marion Cook; lyrics by Alex Rogers)
Shylock Homestead
ACT 2 Sung By
Why Adam Sinned
(music by Alex Rogers; lyrics by Alex Rogers)
Rosetta Lightfoot
Chin Chin
(music by Will Marion Cook; lyrics by Alex Rogers)
Me Sing
Society
(music by Will Marion Cook and William J. Accooe; lyrics by Paul Laurence Dunbar)
Hamilton Lightfoot, Chorus, Archie Brown and Leather
I May Be Crazy But I Ain't No Fool
(music by Alex Rogers; lyrics by Alex Rogers)
Shylock Homestead
A Rich Coon's Babe
(music by Alex Rogers; lyrics by Alex Rogers)
Rosetta Lightfoot and Male Double Quartette
A Dream of the Philippines
(music by Will Marion Cook; lyrics by Alex Rogers)
Rareback Pinkerton, Shylock Homestead, Rosetta Lightfoot and Dancing Filipino Misses
Dear Luzon
(music by Tom Lemonier; lyrics by Alex Rogers)
Rareback Pinkerton, Shylock Homestead, Rosetta Lightfoot and Dancing Filipino Misses