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Rio Rita   

Ziegfeld Theatre , (2/02/1927 - circa. 12/25/1927)
Lyric Theatre , (12/26/1927 - circa. 3/11/1928)
Majestic Theatre , (3/12/1928 - 4/07/1928)
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Opening Date:Feb 02, 1927   
Closing Date:Apr 07, 1928 Total Performances:494

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Mexico and Texas

Production Staff
Produced by Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr.
Book by Guy Bolton and Fred Thompson; Music by Harry Tierney; Lyrics by Joseph McCarthy; Musical Director: Oscar Bradley; Music orchestrated by Frank Parry
Staged by John Harwood; Choreographed by Sammy Lee and Albertina Rasch; Production Supervised by Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr.
Costume Design by John W. Harkrider; Scenic Design by Joseph Urban
At the Piano: Muriel Pollock and Constance Mering
Ada-May Dolly
Avis Adair Ensemble
Mary Alter Ensemble
Melba Alter Ensemble
George Anez Ensemble
Martha Ann Ensemble
Alfred Arnold Ensemble
Antonio Arreola Ensemble
Mabel Baade Ensemble
Margie Baily Ensemble
Anita Banton Ensemble
Pauline Bartlett Ensemble
Elma Bayer Ensemble
Elsie Behrens Ensemble
Marion Benda Conchita
Carol Bergman Ensemble
Jose Betancourt Ensemble
Virginia Biddle Ensemble
Peggy Blake Lolita
Victor Bragamonte Ensemble
Alcides Briseno Ensemble
Katherine Burke Montezuma's Daughter
George Butler Ensemble
Camille Ensemble
Al Clair Reporter
Helen C. Clive Carmen
Collette Herminia
Suzanne Conroy Ensemble
Peggy Cornell Ensemble
Jean Crittenden Ensemble
Audrey Dale Ensemble
Fred Dalton Grim Gomez
Myrna Darby Margarita
Agatha DeBussy Ensemble
Naomi deMusie Ensemble
Helen Derby Ensemble
Dorothy Dickerson Ensemble
Jennie Dolova Ensemble
Donald Douglas Sergeant Wilkins
Kay English Santiago
Rass Erickson Ensemble
Carlos Estrada Ensemble
Lucien Farland Ensemble
Elaine Field Ensemble
Janet Flynn Ensemble
Noel Francis Katie Bean
Helene Gardner Ensemble
Gladys Glad Raquel
Margaret Godsworthy Ensemble
Portia Grafton Ensemble
Ann Hardman Ensemble
Mignon Hawkes Ensemble
Josephine Hayes Ensemble
Gabriel Herrera Ensemble
Owen Hervey Ensemble
Charles Holly Ensemble
Harriet Hughes Ensemble
Yvonne Hughes Ensemble
Theresa Hyle Ensemble
Alf James Davalos
Naomi Johnson Ensemble
Ivanelle Ladd Ensemble
Lavergne Lambert Ensemble
Valerie Lennox Ensemble
Mildred Lunnay Ensemble
Cookie Lunsford Ensemble
Lottie Marcy Ensemble
Marjorie-May Martin Ensemble
Earl Marvin Ensemble
Robert Mathews Ensemble
Dorothy May Ensemble
Charles McClelland Ensemble
Betty McHugh Ensemble
Frances Mildern Ensemble
Florence Miller Ensemble
Alma Moore Ensemble
Vivian Morgan Ensemble
Franciska Mueller Ensemble
Gladys Murphy Ensemble
J. Harold Murray Jim
Vincente Murtado Ensemble
Leo Nash Ensemble
Henry Nelthropp Ensemble
Bill Otero Ensemble
Walter Palm Ensemble
Dorothy Patterson Ensemble
Molly Peck Ensemble
Walter Petrie Roberto Ferguson
Jack Phillips Ensemble
Rita Pischel Ensemble
Margaret Purple Ensemble
Harry Ratcliffe Sergeant McGinn
Louise Richardson Ensemble
Joseph Rogers Ensemble
Pedro Rubin Escamillo
Rosemary Ryder Ensemble
A. Safanow Ensemble
Vincent Serrano General Enrique Joselito Esteban
Madeline Sheldon Ensemble
Lillian Shields Ensemble
Al Small Ensemble
Jack Spinelly Ensemble
Douglas Stead Ensemble
Marion Strasmick Ensemble
Norma Taylor Ensemble
Morris Tepper Ensemble
Ethelind Terry Rio Rita
Edward Theopold Ensemble
Jack Thompson Ensemble
Raymond Toben Ensemble
Francisco Torres Ensemble
Peggy Udell Ensemble
Manuel Valdespino Ensemble
Bernice Varden Ensemble
Richard Vernon Ensemble
Juan Villasana El Patron
Rosemary Wallace Ensemble
Florence Ware Ensemble
Clarentine Wayne Ensemble
Jean Wayne Ensemble
Nondas Wayne Ensemble
Dorothy Wegman Juanita
Maxine Wells Ensemble
John Werner Ensemble
Amy West Ensemble
Bert Wheeler Chick Bean
Marion Wilson Ensemble
Ann Woods Ensemble
Robert Woolsey Ed Lovett
Philomena Yvsocka Ensemble
M. Zaharia Ensemble
Frank Zolt Ensemble
music by Harry Tierney; lyrics by Joseph McCarthy
ACT 1Sung By
Siesta Time (in San Lucar) Chorus
The Best Little Lover in Town Ed Lovett
Sweethearts Rio Rita and Ensemble
River Song Rio Rita and Ensemble
Are You There? Dolly and Chick Bean
Rio Rita Jim and Rio Rita
March of the Rangers Jim, Sergeant McGinn, Sergeant Wilkins and Rangers
The Spanish Shawl Carmen and Serenaders
The Charra Dance Escamillo and Albertina Rasch Dancers
The Kinkajou Dolly and Ensemble
If You're in Love, You'll Waltz Rio Rita and Jim
Out on the Loose Chick Bean, Glorified Girls, Dancing Girls and Albertina Rasch Dancers
ACT 2Sung By
Yo Ho and a Bottle of Rum Ziegfeld Dancers
Following the Sun Around Jim
I Can Speak Espanol Dolly and Ed Lovett
Montezuma's Daughter Rio Rita and Albertina Rasch Dancers
The Jumping Bean Dolly, Ziegfeld Dancers and Albertina Rasch Dancers
Moonshine Chick Bean