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Apollo Theatre, (11/26/1932 - 7/01/1933)
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Opening Date: Nov 26, 1932    
Closing Date: Jul 01, 1933 Total Performances: 243

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Mike's place, a hotel, the Embassy Theatre, and a Raleigh town house

Production Staff
Theatre Leased by Laurence Schwab and B.G. DeSylva
Produced by Laurence Schwab and B.G. DeSylva
Music by Nacio Herb Brown and Richard A. Whiting; Additional songs by Vincent Youmans; Book by B.G. DeSylva and Laurence Schwab; Additional Dialogue by Sid Silvers; Lyrics by B.G. DeSylva; Music orchestrated by Stephen Jones, Edward Powell, Russell Bennett and William Daly; Vocal Arrangements for Miss Merman's songs by Roger Edens
Musical numbers staged by Bobby Connolly; Book directed by Edgar MacGregor
Scenic Design by Cleon Throckmorton; Frocks by Kiviette and Charles Le Maire
General Manager: Charles L. Hertzman
Stage Manager: O. J. Vanasse; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jack Fleming
Conducted by Max Meth
Press Representative: Richard Maney
Louise AllenDancer
James ArdellDancer
Jack ArmstrongThe Admirals
Lee BeggsActor
in Kenneth Raleigh's Revue, "Humpty Dumpty"
Mr. Krankel
Gerry BillingsDancer
Chet BreeRitz Quartet
Lucille BrodinDancer
Flo BrooksDancer
Andrew CarrActor
in Kenneth Raleigh's Revue, "Humpty Dumpty"
Louise CarrActress
in Kenneth Raleigh's Revue, "Humpty Dumpty"
Jean CarsonDancer
Edward DelridgeRitz Quartet
Marian DixonDancer
Al DowningActor
in Kenneth Raleigh's Revue, "Humpty Dumpty"
Josephine DunnThelma Green
Mrs. Krankel
Neil EvansRitz Quartet
Helen FairweatherDancer
Emily FitzpatrickDancer
John FlemingRunner
Arline GarfieldDancer
Robert GlecklerMike Caruso
Owner of "Mike's Place"
Frances GordonDancer
John GrantActor
in Kenneth Raleigh's Revue, "Humpty Dumpty"
First Mate
Ethel GreenDancer
Jack HaleyDuke Stanley
General Duquesne
"Daniel Boone's Defense"
Marion HersonDancer
Sara JaneActress
in Kenneth Raleigh's Revue, "Humpty Dumpty"
Julie JennerMaid
Dorothy KalDancer
Budd KehlnerThe Admirals
Gloria KellyDancer
Henry KingDancer
Paula KingDancer
June KnightToni Ray
Boone's Wife
"Daniel Boone's Defense"
Tommy LaddThe Admirals
Jane LaneDancer
Evelyn LaurieDancer
Clark LestonDancer
Florence MalleeDancer
Mitzi MayfairConsuelo Raleigh
Kenneth Raleigh's sister
Indian Girl
"Daniel Boone's Defense"
Frances McHughDancer
Anna Marie McKenneyDancer
Ethel MermanWanda Brill
The Queen
Dorothy MorganDancer
George PauncefortButler
Paul PegueThe Admirals
Julia PirieDancer
Blanche PostonDancer
Oscar RaglandActor
in Kenneth Raleigh's Revue, "Humpty Dumpty"
"Daniel Boone's Defense"
Adelaide RaleighDancer
Louise SeidelActress
in Kenneth Raleigh's Revue, "Humpty Dumpty"
Sid SilversLouie Webb
"Daniel Boone's Defense"
William StammRitz Quartet
Mildred WebbDancer
Jack WhitingKenneth Raleigh
Daniel Boone
"Daniel Boone's Defense"
Douglas WoodAndrew Raleigh
Kenneth Raleigh's father
ACT 1 Sung By
The Life of the PartyNight Club Girls and Guests
Should I Be SweetToni Ray
So Do IKenneth Raleigh, Toni Ray and Guests
I Got ReligionWanda Brill
She's Nuts About MeDuke Stanley
Tickled PinkKenneth Raleigh and Girls
Turn Out the LightLouie Webb, Duke Stanley, Toni Ray, Kenneth Raleigh and Girls
I Long to Belong to YouKenneth Raleigh and Toni Ray
Rise and ShineWanda Brill and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Tonight Is Opening NightEnsemble
SmoothieDuke Stanley and Wanda Brill
Eadie Was a LadyWanda Brill and Ensemble
Should I Be Sweet (Revue Version)Toni Ray