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A Musical Comedy in Two Acts
Ziegfeld Theatre , (7/02/1929 - 10/05/1929)
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Opening Date:Jul 02, 1929   
Closing Date:Oct 05, 1929 Total Performances:111

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: The Ziegfeld Theatre in New York City; Trenton, New Jersey; a Penthouse apartment in New York; and Brooklyn

Production Staff
Produced by Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr.
Music by George Gershwin; Book by William Anthony McGuire; Lyrics by Ira Gershwin and Gus Kahn; from the novel by J. P. McEvoy; Musical Director: William Daly; Additional lyrics by Thomas Malie, Sidney Skolsky, W. H. Farrell and Jimmy Durante; Additional music by W. H. Farrell and Jimmy Durante; Featuring songs by J. Little
Staged by William Anthony McGuire; Musical Staging by Bobby Connolly; Ballets by Albertina Rasch; Production Supervised by Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr.
Scenic Design by Joseph Urban; Costume Design by John W. Harkrider
Florence Allen Ensemble
Virginia Allen Ensemble
Jean Althan Ensemble
Selma Althan Ensemble
Jane Barry Ensemble
Betty Bassett Ensemble
Marcia Bell Ensemble
Eddee Belmont Ensemble
Caryl Bergman Anna
Hazel Boffinger Ensemble
Dorothy Bow Ensemble
Bobby Brodsley Ensemble
Pamela Bryant Ensemble
Orine Bryne Ensemble
Edna Bunte Ensemble
Emily Burton Ensemble
Dorothy Carrigan Ensemble
Doris Carson Raquel
Peggy Carthew Ensemble
Virginia Case Ensemble
Lew Clayton Gypsy
Blaine Cordner Steve
Billie Cortez Ensemble
Cleo Cullen Ensemble
Dona Desne Curry Ensemble
Gertrude Dahl Ensemble
Dolores De Fina Ensemble
Mildred Defina Ensemble
Violet Dell Ensemble
Katherine Downer Ensemble
Doris Downes Ensemble
Alma Drange Ensemble
Sadie Duff Mrs. Dugan
Jimmy Durante Snozzle
Sombre Eyes
Kay English Ensemble
Caja Eric Ensemble
Austin Fairman John Milton
Eddie Foy, Jr. Denny Kerrigan
Noel Francis Peggy Ritz
Virginia Frank Ensemble
Vera Frederick Ensemble
Janet Gibbard Ensemble
Dolores Grant Ensemble
Viola Hage Ensemble
Ruth Hayden Ensemble
Althea Heinly Aunt Jennie
Kathryn Hereford Bobby
Harriet Hoctor Ensemble
Maurine Holmes Ensemble
Eddie Jackson Deacon
Tony Morato
Andy Jochim Frank
Mr. Wright
Agatha Johann Ensemble
Juliette Jones Ensemble
Ruby Keeler Dixie Dugan
Mildred Klaw Ensemble
Renee Landeau Ensemble
Ada Landis Ensemble
Camille Lanier Ensemble
Ruth Love Ensemble
Nick Lucas Rudy
Joseph Macauley Alvarez Romano
Mary MacDonald Ensemble
Lottie Marcy Ensemble
Doris May Ensemble
Patricia McGrath Ensemble
Frank McHugh Jimmy Doyle
Dorothy Morgan Ensemble
Howard Morgan Matt Brown
Barbara Newberry Virginia Witherby
Evelyn Nichols Ensemble
Dore Nodine Ensemble
Lucille O'Connor Ensemble
Pat O'Keefe Ensemble
Georgia Payne Ensemble
Lois Peck Ensemble
Leonia Pennington Ensemble
Vivian Porter Ensemble
Beatrice Powers Ensemble
Dolores Ray Ensemble
Louise Raymond Ensemble
Dorothy Ryan Ensemble
Blanche Satchell Ensemble
Matthew Smith Captain Robert Adams
Wanda Stevenson Ensemble
Mildred Swunke Ensemble
Calvin Thomas Colonel Witherby
Roy Collins
Mildred Turner Ensemble
Sunny Van Ensemble
Claire Wayne Ensemble
Jean Wayne Ensemble
Virginia Whitmore Ensemble
music by George Gershwin; lyrics by Ira Gershwin and Gus Kahn
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1Sung By
Happy Birthday Girls
My Sunday Fella Virginia Witherby and Girls
How Could I Forget? Entire 'Magnolias' Company
Can Broadway Do Without Me?
(music by Jimmy Durante; lyrics by Jimmy Durante)
Snozzle, Gypsy and Deacon
Lolita, (My Love) Alvarez Romano
Do What You Do Dixie Dugan and Jimmy Doyle
Spain Snozzle, Gypsy and Deacon
One Man Sunshine and Girls
So Are You Denny Kerrigan, Bobby and Girls
I Must Be Home By Twelve O'Clock Dixie Dugan and Girls
Because They All Love You
(music by J. Little; lyrics by Thomas Malie)
Who Will be With You When I Am Far Away?
(music by W. H. Farrell; lyrics by W. H. Farrell)
Black and White Dancers
Jimmie, the Well-Dressed Man
(music by Jimmy Durante; lyrics by Jimmy Durante)
Snozzle, Gypsy and Deacon
Harlem Serenade Dixie Dugan and Girls
ACT 2Sung By
(An) American in Paris Albertina Rasch Dancers
Home Blues Alvarez Romano
Broadway, My Street
(music by Jimmy Durante; lyrics by Sidney Skolsky)
Snozzle, Gypsy and Deacon
(So) I Ups to Him
(music by Jimmy Durante; lyrics by Jimmy Durante)
Follow the Minstrel Band Tony Morato and Duke Ellington's Band
Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away) Rudy, Dixie Dugan and Girls