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Great Day   

 
Cosmopolitan Theatre, (10/17/1929 - 11/16/1929)
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Opening Date: Oct 17, 1929    
Closing Date: Nov 16, 1929 Total Performances: 36

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: The Randolph Plantation, near New Orleans, Louisiana; The Levee; The Spanish Casino; The Mississippi River.



Production Staff
Produced by Vincent Youmans
Music by Vincent Youmans; Book by William Carey Duncan and John Wells; Lyrics by William Rose and Edward Eliscu; Musical Director: Paul Lannin and Nicholas Kempner
Directed by R.H. Burnside and Frank M. Gillespie; Choreographed by Leroy Prinz
Scenic Design by Frank E. Gates and E. A. Morange; Costume Design by Mabel E. Johnston
Cast
Ismay AndrewsEnsemble
Olive BallEnsemble
George BattlesEnsemble
May BrentonEnsemble
Mayme BriggsEnsemble
Letha BursonIda May
Bob BurtonRichard
Ensemble
Elizabeth CarrollEnsemble
Edward CartierEnsemble
Hugh ChilversLantern Man
Kitty ColemanCarolyn
Grace ConnellyEnsemble
Jackie CorrtezEnsemble
Frank DaleyPete
Ensemble
Christine DavisEnsemble
Mildred DawsonEnsemble
Peggy DeightonEnsemble
Doris DelairsEnsemble
Lois DeppeLijah
Harold Des VerneyEnsemble
Diana DoeringEnsemble
Jean DonnaldEnsemble
James DownesEnsemble
Maude EburneMazie Brown
William EhlersEnsemble
Georgia EnglishEnsemble
Irene EvansEnsemble
Gertrude FaydeEnsemble
Jewell FisherEnsemble
Olga FoxEnsemble
Rita GarciaEnsemble
Loise GayEnsemble
Lackaye GrantEnsemble
Josephine GrayEnsemble
S. H. GrayEnsemble
John HaynesCarlos Zarega
Millie HolmesEnsemble
Olive HopkinsEnsemble
Halle HowardEnsemble
Lillian HowardEnsemble
Carrie HuffEnsemble
Herman HylanderEnsemble
Pearl JohnsonEnsemble
Jean JoyceEnsemble
Adelaide KaiserEnsemble
Walter C. KellyJudge Totheridge
Roberta KentEnsemble
Frank LarsenEnsemble
Buddy LavonEnsemble
Blanche Le ClairKitty
Dixie LesterEnsemble
Larri LorearEnsemble
Assorta MarshallEnsemble
Emily MartinEnsemble
Kay MasonEnsemble
Mary MasonEnsemble
Snippy MasonEnsemble
Hamilton McLeanEnsemble
Beth MeredithEnsemble
Mayo MethotEmma Lou Randolph
Alfred MilanoEnsemble
Margaret MillerEnsemble
Miller and LylesHenry White
Babe Jackson
Josephine MostlerEnsemble
Helen NewtonEnsemble
Ethel NorrisSusie Totheridge
Ralph NorthernEnsemble
Marjorie PorterEnsemble
Allan PriorJim Brent
Ken PulsiferTom
Ensemble
Essie QueenEnsemble
Alma ReynoldsEnsemble
Louise ReynoldsEnsemble
Estell RichardsonEnsemble
Mildred SchroderEnsemble
Vincent SimoninCharlie
Ensemble
Herbert SkinnerEnsemble
J. De Witt SpencerEnsemble
Frances StevensEnsemble
Billy TaylorPhil Randolph
Billy ToyEnsemble
VanessiPepita Padilla
Vera VillonEnsemble
Helen WallaceEnsemble
Olive WanamakerEnsemble
Jean WarrenEnsemble
Gladys WellsEnsemble
Harriet WilliamsEnsemble
Margie WoodsEnsemble
Paulyne WynterEnsemble
music by Vincent Youmans; lyrics by William Rose and Edward Eliscu
ACT 1 Sung By
Does It Pay to Be a Lady?Susie Totheridge and Ensemble
I Like What You LikePhil Randolph, Emma Lou Randolph and Girls
Happy Because I'm in LoveEmma Lou Randolph, Jim Brent and Ensemble
Great DayLijah and Jubilee Singers
One LoveJim Brent
Si, Si, SenorEnsemble
Open Up Your HeartPhil Randolph and Susie Totheridge
Wedding Bells Ring OnMazie Brown, Judge Totheridge, Phil Randolph and Susie Totheridge
More Than You KnowEmma Lou Randolph
Play the GameJim Brent and Ensemble
Happy Because I'm in LoveEmma Lou Randolph
ACT 2 Sung By
Sweet As Sugar CaneEnsemble
Without a SongLijah and Jubilee Ensemble
Happy Because I'm in Love (Reprise) Jim Brent and Emma Lou Randolph
ScarecrowsSusie Totheridge, Phil Randolph and Dancers