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Singin' the Blues   

 
Liberty Theatre, (9/16/1931 - 10/24/1931)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Sep 16, 1931    
Closing Date: Oct 24, 1931 Total Performances: 45

Category: Play, Drama, Play with music, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: Johnson's Pool Hall, Chicago; A Chicago Street; Crocker's Place, Harlem; Susan's Room; The Magnolia Club; The Harlem Police Station.



Production Staff
Produced by Alex. A. Aarons and Vinton Freedley
Written by John McGowan; Music by Jimmy McHugh and Burton Lane; Lyrics by Harold Adamson and Dorothy Fields; Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett
Staged by Bertram Harrison; Choreographed by Sammy Lee
Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager; Costume Design by Kiviette
Cast
Amy BatesChorus at the Magnolia Club
Estelle BernierEdith
Chorus at the Magnolia Club
Susaye BrownA Singer
Bruce Johnson's Washboard SerenadersPerformer
Joe ByrdColored Policeman
Jack CarterDave Crocker
Ashley Cooper"Potato-Eyes" Johnson
Hyacinth CurtisChorus at the Magnolia Club
Ethel DukeChorus at the Magnolia Club
Eubie Blake and His OrchestraPerformer
Four Flash DevilsPerformer
George and BettyThe Lindy Hoppers
C. C. GillTod
Theresa JentryChorus at the Magnolia Club
Shirley JordonEddie
Jordon and JordonThe Lindy Hoppers
Ruby KennedyChorus at the Magnolia Club
Irma MilesChorus at the Magnolia Club
Millard Mitchell"Whitey" Henderson
Mantan Moreland"Knuckles" Lincoln
Ethel MosesChorus at the Magnolia Club
Lucia MosesChorus at the Magnolia Club
Johnny ReidRocky
Maud Russell"Sizzles" Brown
Selma SalesChorus at the Magnolia Club
Jeannie SammonsChorus at the Magnolia Club
Jennie SammonsMazie
Selma SammonsChorus at the Magnolia Club
Shorty and EsaleneThe Lindy Hoppers
John Sims"Bad Alley" Joe
James StarkOfficer Frank
Ralph TheodoreSam Mason
Percy VerwayneJack Wilson
Percy WadeSid
Reta WalkerChorus at the Magnolia Club
S. W. WarrenJay
Fredi WashingtonElise Joyce
Isabell WashingtonSusan Blake
Delores WatsonChorus at the Magnolia Club
Elida WebbChorus at the Magnolia Club
Wen Talbert's ChoirPerformer
Susan WhaleyChorus at the Magnolia Club
Dora WhiteChorus at the Magnolia Club
Frank WilsonJim Williams
James YoungDooley