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Africana   

Venice Theatre, (11/26/1934 - 11/28/1934)
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Opening Date: Nov 26, 1934    
Closing Date: Nov 28, 1934 Total Performances: 3

Category: Musical, Operetta, Original, Broadway
Description: An operetta in two acts
Setting: Africa


Production Staff
Produced by Perry-Wood Co. and John Mason
Book by Donald Heyward; Music by Donald Heyward; Lyrics by Donald Heyward; Additional lyrics by Abe Tuvim; Music orchestrated by Philip Ellis and Fredda Feranda; Musical Director: Donald Heyward
Staged by Peter Morell
Scenic Design by Anthony Continer
Choral Director: Philomena Perry
Cast
Alexander Adderly
Nuba
African Jumper
Ernest Adderly
Zebo
African Jumper
Sy Altman
Petion
Officer of the Foreign Legion
Ismay Andrews
Banjo
Witch Woman
Dora Bacote
Girl Singing Ensemble
Leo Bailey
Sonny
Isaac Baker
Moca
African Jumper
E.W. Barber
Rahmo
Witch Doctor
Thomas Bolden
Men Singing Ensemble
C.M. Bootsie Davis
Court Guard
Gretchen Branch
Wamba
Rooney Branch
Siloka
African Jumper
Edna Brevard
Girl Singing Ensemble
Evelyn Brevard
Ju-ju Stomper
Wilhelmina Bridgewater
Ju-ju Stomper
Ena Brown
Ju-ju Stomper
Ernest Brown
Men Singing Ensemble
Mary Brown
Girl Singing Ensemble
Joseph Byrd
Rufus
Jack Carr
King Yafouoba
Earl Carter
Poungla
Witch Doctor
Margaret Clinton
Sanja
Ju-ju Stomper
Marie Clinton
Ju-ju Stomper
Ruby Cole
Darna
African Jumper
Ju-ju Stomper
James Cooper
Court Guard
Lee David
Men Singing Ensemble
John Dawson
Puka
African Jumper
Roy De Lapina
Men Singing Ensemble
Sally Ellis
Corima
Charles Ford
Men Singing Ensemble
Nita Gale
Mme. Adrienne Petain
Viola Gibson
Ju-ju Stomper
Florence Gould
Ju-ju Stomper
Howard Gould
Colonel Henri Petain
Barrington Guy
Francois
Officer of the Foreign Legion
Cashious Hall
Men Singing Ensemble
Andrew Harding
Men Singing Ensemble
John Hastings
Jean
Officer of the Foreign Legion
Ora Hines
Girl Singing Ensemble
Millie Holmes
Girl Singing Ensemble
Lillian Howard
Girl Singing Ensemble
Nancy Hunt
Ju-ju Stomper
Victoria Hunt
Ju-ju Stomper
E.A. Jackson
Lemo
Men Singing Ensemble
Murray Jackson
Men Singing Ensemble
Augustine Joseph
Ju-ju Stomper
Mildred Kelly
Ju-ju Stomper
Hannah Lance
Girl Singing Ensemble
Fred Lane
Men Singing Ensemble
Mulford Lee
Kunka
Men Singing Ensemble
Beatrice Lewis
Ju-ju Stomper
Ivan Lewis
Court Crier
Mary Lewis
Ju-ju Stomper
Emily Malloy
Ju-ju Stomper
Douglas Martin
Kini
Officer of the Foreign Legion
Dan C. Michaels
Rastus
Olivette Miller
Congi
Emma Moorehead
Trema
Ju-ju Stomper
Joseph Nealy
Bayla
African Jumper
Arnold Nelson
Men Singing Ensemble
Gordon Osborne
Men Singing Ensemble
Ethel Owen
Girl Singing Ensemble
Elmina Padgett
Ju-ju Stomper
Ed Perkins
Men Singing Ensemble
Robert Price
Men Singing Ensemble
Lillian Pryor
Ju-ju Stomper
Alice Ramsey
Janoba
Geneva Reed
Ju-ju Stomper
Walter Richardson
Prince Sayonga
Ernestine Robinson
Ju-ju Stomper
Virginia Robinson
Girl Singing Ensemble
Walter Roper
Roko
Men Singing Ensemble
Jo Stripling
Men Singing Ensemble
Mary Alice Stripling
Girl Singing Ensemble
Leonard Sturrup
Luka
Witch Doctor
Jubo
African Jumper
Jerry Sylvon
Leoni
Officer of the Foreign Legion
Heshla Tamayana
Princess Yasogi
Capitola Taylor
Ju-ju Stomper
Helen Taylor
Ju-ju Stomper
Leon Threadgill
Men Singing Ensemble
Charles Ware
Alvarez
Officer of the Foreign Legion
William Waters
Men Singing Ensemble
Richard Webb
Bastaboo
Witch Doctor
Ethel Williams
Tanganya
Ritual Dancer
music by Donald Heywood; lyrics by Donald Heywood
(Unless otherwise noted)
Just a Promise
No Peace in My Soul
(lyrics by Abe Tuvim)
Stop Beating Those Drums
Yamaboo
Africana
Love Me