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Bamboola   

A Unique Afro-American Musical Comedy in Two Acts
 
Royale Theatre, (6/26/1929 - 7/18/1929)
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Opening Date: Jun 26, 1929    
Closing Date: Jul 18, 1929 Total Performances: 27

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two parts
Setting: In and around the Frost home in Savannah and the Jackson Theatre, New York



Production Staff
Produced by Irving Cooper
Music by D. Frank Marcus and Bernard Maltin; Book by D. Frank Marcus; Lyrics by D. Frank Marcus and Bernard Maltin; Conceived by Jimmie Cooper; Music arranged by Ken Macomber, Arthur Gutman, Hal Brown and Carl F. Williams; Vocal arrangements by Arthur Johnston
Directed by Sam Rose; Choreographed by Allie Ross
Scenic Design by Theatrical Art Studios and Beaumont Studios; Costume Design by Lili; Electrical effects by Display Stage Lighting Company
Cast
Billy AndrewsJ. Quentin Creech, the star
Charles BanksEnsemble
Alice BowenEnsemble
John BraggEnsemble
Brevard BurnettTom Gin, "The Chief Comedian"
Billie CortezMyrtle Wyms, the Soubrette
Fannie CottonEnsemble
Ernest CreanshawEnsemble
Frank DavisEnsemble
Robert EctonEb
The "Harmonizers"
Estella FinleyEnsemble
Violet FisherEnsemble
Clinton "Dusty" Fletcher"Dusty"
Oliver FosterJeb
The "Harmonizers"
Mercedes GilbertRhodendra Frost
Ray GilesDeputy Sheriff
Stage Doorman
The Preacher
Timoney GladstoneEnsemble
Kenneth HarrisEnsemble
Monte Hawley'Lije Frost
Mabel HopkinsEnsemble
Clara HowardEnsemble
Pearl HowellEnsemble
Revella Hughes"The Song Bird"
Ruth KrygarSecond Pedestrian
Ensemble
Charles LawrenceNed
The "Harmonizers"
Claude LawsonFred
The "Harmonizers"
Carmen LopezEnsemble
Adelaide MarshallEnsemble
John MasonSambo
Ernestine McLainEnsemble
Josephine McLainEnsemble
Dominick MendezEnsemble
Cora MeranoFirst Pedestrian
Anna's Maid
Arthur OliverEnsemble
Hilda PerlenoShelia Nesoit
George RandolLudlow Bassom
Jenny SalmonsEnsemble
Edna ScarezEnsemble
Ollie SchoonmakerEnsemble
Thomas SchrinerEnsemble
Georgette SpelvinEnsemble
Marion L. TylerEnsemble
Catherine UpshurEnsemble
Isabell WashingtonAnna Frost
Derby WilsonEnsemble
Percy WintersSamson Frost
ACT 1 Sung By
Evenin'Southland Singers and the Swanee Four
Ace of SpadesShelia Nesoit, Samson Frost and Ensemble
Dixie VagabondLudlow Bassom and Ensemble
Rub-a-Dub Your Rabbit's FootAnna Frost
The Way to Do BomboolaMyrtle Wyms, the Soubrette, Samson Frost and Ensemble
Somebody Like MeAnna Frost, Ludlow Bassom, "The Song Bird", Shelia Nesoit, Sambo, "Dusty" and Tom Gin, "The Chief Comedian"
ACT 2 Sung By
Tailor Made BabiesMyrtle Wyms, the Soubrette, Bomboola Stepper and Ensemble
African WhoopeeAnna Frost and Her Wild Animals
Tampico TuneShelia Nesoit, "The Song Bird", J. Quentin Creech, the star and Derby Girls
Song of HarlemAnna Frost and Swanee Four
Shoutin' SinnersMyrtle Wyms, the Soubrette, Shelia Nesoit, Tom Gin, "The Chief Comedian", "Dusty", Southland Singers and Swanee Four
AnnaAnna Frost, J. Quentin Creech, the star and Ensemble
Wedding ProcessionEnsemble
Hot Patootie Wedding NightAnna Frost and Company