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Take the Air   

 
Waldorf Theatre , (11/22/1927 - circa. 4/1928)
Earl Carroll Theatre , (4/16/1928 - 5/19/1928)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Nov 22, 1927   
Closing Date:May 19, 1928 Total Performances:206

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts and a prologue
Setting: Texas and Long Island


Production Staff
Produced by Gene Buck
Music by Dave Stamper; Book by Anne Caldwell and Gene Buck; Lyrics by Anne Caldwell and Gene Buck; Musical Director: Charles Drury; Additional numbers by James Hanley, Russell J. Robinson, Willard Robison, Al Dubin, Con Conrad and Abner Silver
Directed by Alexander Leftwich; Entire production under the direction of Gene Buck; Musical Staging by Ralph Reader
Scenic Design by William Oden Waller; Costume Design by Charles LeMaire, Cora MacGeachy and Evelyn McHorter
Cast
Charlotte Ayres Specialty
Hugh Bennett Monte
Audrey Berry Marguerite
Bobby Bliss Ensemble
Muriel Buck Ensemble
Andrew Burgoyne Ensemble
Violet Casey Ensemble
Edward Conant Ensemble
Vincent Curran Ensemble
Diana Day Ensemble
Edris Diamond Ensemble
Dorothy Dilley Lillian "Baby" Bond
William F. Donahue Red
Norman Donald Ensemble
Greek Evans Captain Halliday
Helga Farringmore Ensemble
Frederica Finley Ensemble
Gene Fontaine Ensemble
Beryl Golden Ensemble
Joseph Gorrien Ensemble
Irene Griffith Ensemble
Francis Guinan Ensemble
Ethel Handler Ensemble
Helen Herms Ensemble
Eleanor Hunt Ensemble
Loretta Jefferson Ensemble
Paul Jones Ensemble
Starr West Jones Ensemble
Simeon Karavaeff Wing
Rosabelle Kay Ensemble
Gladys Keck Sing Song
Ensemble
Nellie King Ensemble
Rose King Goldie
Carol Kingsbury Ensemble
Florence Kinney Ensemble
Walter Scott Kolk Lieutenant Dale
Maurice Lupue Senor Jose
Carol Lynne Ensemble
Will Mahoney Happy Hokum
Herman Maier Ensemble
Lee Manners Ensemble
Muriel Manners Ensemble
Julio Martel Ensemble
Loretta McCarver Ensemble
Marcelle Miller Ensemble
Geneva Mitchell Gloria
Helen Murray Ensemble
Marie Musselle Ensemble
Hazzard Newberry Ensemble
Al Ochs Mink
Kitty O'Connor Broncho Liz
Bud Pearson Lieutenant Sullivan
Jack Pearson Lieutenant Berg
Adelaide Permin Ensemble
Herbert Pickett Ensemble
Charles Rainsford Ensemble
Basil Rallis Ensemble
John Roach Ensemble
Marjorie Spahn Ensemble
George Spelvin The Mule
Trini Senorita Carmela Cortez
Blanche Victoria Ensemble
Dorothy Waller Ensemble
Bobbe Weeks Ensemble
Donald Wells Ensemble
Agnes White Ensemble
Leo Williams Ensemble
Mabel Williams Ensemble
Chick York Sergeant Mooney
music by Dave Stamper; lyrics by Anne Caldwell and Gene Buck
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

ACT 1Sung By
All Aboard for Times Square Gloria, Marguerite and Girls
Silver Wings Captain Halliday and Aviators
The Wild and Woolly West Lillian "Baby" Bond, Cowboys and Girls
Carmela Senorita Carmela Cortez and Ensemble
Carmen Has Nothing on Me Goldie and Girls
Maybe Lillian "Baby" Bond and Happy Hokum
We'll Have a New Home in the Morning
(music by Willard Robison; lyrics by Russell J. Robinson and Gene Buck)
Broncho Liz, Cowboys and Girls
Take the Air Senorita Carmela Cortez and Aviators
ACT 2Sung By
Aviation Ballet Lillian "Baby" Bond and Girls
Tango Espagnol Senorita Carmela Cortez and Senor Jose
(On) A Pony for Two
(music by James Hanley)
Lillian "Baby" Bond, Happy Hokum, Sergeant Mooney, Goldie and Girls
Lullaby Broncho Liz
We'd Rather Dance Than Eat Gene Buck Dancers
Japanese Moon Lillian "Baby" Bond and Guests
Ham and Eggs
(music by Con Conrad and Abner Silver; lyrics by Al Dubin)
Senorita Carmela Cortez and Happy Hokum