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Ritz Theatre, (12/26/1927 - 6/30/1928)
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Opening Date: Dec 26, 1927    
Closing Date: Jun 30, 1928 Total Performances: 216

Category: Play, Comedy, Play with music, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: A small vaudevile theatre in Los Angeles; the N.V.A. club in New York City; Elsa's apartment in New York City; in and around the Palace Theatre, New York City.

Production Staff
Theatre Leased by Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.)
Produced by Barbour, Crimmins & Bryant
Written by John McGowan; Musical Director: Morris Zentner; Featuring songs by Ray Henderson; Featuring songs with lyrics by Lew Brown and Buddy DeSylva
Directed by Melville Burke; Musical Staging by John Boyle; Production Supervised by Paul Dickey
Scenic Design by P. Dodd Ackerman; Costume Design by Jenkins, Maison Simone and Mahieu
Technical Director: Edward Clarke Lilley
Conducted by Bruce Healy
The AdmiralsBand
Maud BlairSarah Benton
Nace BonvilleJack Merrill
William BoulaJoe DeLeon
Herbert ClarkVal D'Errico
Charles DaltonCharlie
John H. DilsonFrank Arnold
Mort DowneyGeorge McCarthy
Eric DresslerEddie Kane
Vladimir DubinskyBob
Doris EatonBetty Ford
Frances GoodrichRita Rydell
Miriam HopkinsElsa McCoy
Frank HortonAl Kent
Boyd MarshallHerbert Crammon
Frank McHughJimmy Dunn
Howard MorganDad
Lawrence O'SullivanMarvin
Merald TollefsenBill
Denton VaneHarry Hart
Suzanne WillaMabel Ford

ACT 1 Sung By
For Old Times' Sake
(music by Ray Henderson; lyrics by Lew Brown and Buddy DeSylva)
George McCarthy
ACT 2 Sung By
Gene Buck Song
ACT 3 Sung By
Those Two Girls and That BoyJimmy Dunn, Eddie Kane, Betty Ford and Mabel Ford