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Oh, Ernest!   

 
Royale Theatre , (5/09/1927 - circa. 6/1927)
Earl Carroll Theatre , (6/06/1927 - 6/25/1927)
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Opening Date:May 09, 1927   
Closing Date:Jun 25, 1927 Total Performances:56

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Algernon Moncrieff's rooms, London. The Garden Manor House, Woolton.


Production Staff
Produced by P. T. Rossiter
Music by Robert Hood Bowers; Book by Francis DeWill; Lyrics by Francis DeWill; Based on "The Importance of Being Ernest" by Oscar Wilde; Musical Director: Robert Hood Bowers
Staged by William J. Wilson; Musical Staging by Ralph Riggs
Scenic Design by Walter Harvey; Costume Design by Nesor Costume Company
Cast
Flavia Arcaro Lady Bracknell
Phyllis Austin Jessica Esmond
Mae Bligh Friend
Erma Chase Friend
Dorothy Dawn Friend
Dorothy Dilley Cecily Cardew
Hal Forde Hon. John Worthing, J.P.
Marjorie Gateson Hon. Gwendolen Fairfax
Florence Gunther Friend
William Jordan Sir Percy Middowshire
Anita Loring Friend
Dorothea Mabie Evelyn Stuart
Vivian Marlowe Jane
Harry McNaughton Algernon Moncrieff
Margot Miller Friend
Virginia Myers Friend
Barbara Newberry Pollyanna Montague
Dimples Riede Clarice Chitworth
Ralph Riggs James Lane
Wilma Roeloff Friend
Jethro Warner Rev. Canon Chasuble, D.D.
Sonia Winfield Miss Prism
Katherine Witchie Martha
Edith Mae Wright Anne Aubrey
Patricia Wynne Peggy Vernon
ACT 1Sung By
On the Beach Algernon Moncrieff, Jessica Esmond, Peggy Vernon, Anne Aubrey, Clarice Chitworth and Evelyn Stuart
Taken By Surprise Hon. Gwendolen Fairfax and Hon. John Worthing, J.P.
Ancestry Hon. John Worthing, J.P. and Lady Bracknell
Cupid's College Hon. Gwendolen Fairfax, Algernon Moncrieff, Hon. John Worthing, J.P., Peggy Vernon, Anne Aubrey and Clarice Chitworth
Didoes Algernon Moncrieff, James Lane, Jessica Esmond, Martha, Peggy Vernon, Anne Aubrey, Clarice Chitworth and Evelyn Stuart
Over the Garden Wall Jane and Maids
Cecily Cecily Cardew and Miss Prism
Let's Pretend Algernon Moncrieff and Cecily Cardew
Pollyanna Pollyanna Montague and Girls
Don't Scold Company
And he walked down Piccadilly with a poppy and a lily
ACT 2Sung By
Give Me Someone Cecily Cardew and Girls
Little Stranger Pollyanna Montague and Girls
Rose in Bloom Hon. John Worthing, J.P. and Hon. Gwendolen Fairfax
Tangles Company
There's a Muddle Hon. John Worthing, J.P.
Give Me Someone (Reprise)Cecily Cardew and Pollyanna Montague
Never Trouble Trouble Hon. Gwendolen Fairfax, Cecily Cardew, Algernon Moncrieff, Hon. John Worthing, J.P. and Girls