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Let 'Em Eat Cake   

 
Imperial Theatre, (10/21/1933 - 1/06/1934)
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Opening Date: Oct 21, 1933    
Closing Date: Jan 06, 1934 Total Performances: 90

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Main Street, White House; Union Square; The New Store; The Union League Club; The Blue House; The Ball Park; The Tribunal; A Jail; The Guillotine.
Comments: Conceived as a sequel by the same authors of "Of Thee I Sing."



Production Staff
Produced by Sam H. Harris
Book by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind; Lyrics by Ira Gershwin; Music by George Gershwin; Music orchestrated by Edward Powell; Musical Director: William Daly
Book staged by George S. Kaufman; Dances and ensembles by Eugene Van Grona and Ned McGurn
Scenic Design by Albert R. Johnson; Costume Design by Kiviette and John Booth, Jr.
Cast
Kay AdamsLady's Ensemble
Ruth AdamsLady's Ensemble
Florenz AmesGen. Adam Snookfield, U.S.A.
Kathleen AyresLady's Ensemble
Peggy BancroftLady's Ensemble
Bruce BarclayPrison Guard
Men's Ensemble
Vivian BarryMrs. Jones
Paul BrachardMen's Ensemble
Alice BurrageMrs. Gilhooley
Robert BurtonDignitary
Men's Ensemble
Gordon ClarkMen's Ensemble
Ray ClarkeMen's Ensemble
Dudley ClementsMatthew Arnold Fulton
Charles ConklinSecretary
Men's Ensemble
Tom CurleyMen's Ensemble
Nonie DaleLady's Ensemble
Gail DarlingLady's Ensemble
Bryan DavisMen's Ensemble
Alyce DowneyLady's Ensemble
Leon DunarPasserby
Men's Ensemble
Enes EarlyLady's Ensemble
Vance ElliottPrison Guard
Men's Ensemble
Louise EstesLady's Ensemble
Charles FlowerMen's Ensemble
Consuelo FlowertonMrs. Lyons
Michael ForbesPasserby
Men's Ensemble
Olgene FosterLady's Ensemble
Charles FowlerSnodgrass
Photographer
Frank GagenMen's Ensemble
William GaxtonJohn P. Wintergreen
Dorothy GravesLady's Ensemble
Yvonne GrayLady's Ensemble
Peggy GreenLady's Ensemble
David GrossMen's Ensemble
Ethel HamptonLady's Ensemble
Evelyn HannonsNurse
Lady's Ensemble
Tom HarrisMen's Ensemble
Pat HastingsCustomer
Lady's Ensemble
Don HudsonPoliceman
Men's Ensemble
Viola HunterLady's Ensemble
Amalie IdealLady's Ensemble
Phil KingMen's Ensemble
George KirkLieutenant
Terry LawlorCustomer
Lady's Ensemble
David LawrenceA. Flunkey
Photographer
Men's Ensemble
Kay LazellLady's Ensemble
Al LeFebevreMen's Ensemble
Betty LeeLady's Ensemble
Martin LeroyDignitary
Vendor
Men's Ensemble
Robert LewisDignitary
Men's Ensemble
Philip LoebKruger
Ed LoudMen's Ensemble
George E. MackSenator Robert E. Lyons
Mary Jo MatthewsMrs. Fulton
Harold MoffetFrancis X. Gilhooley
Victor MooreAlexander Throttlebottom
Lois MoranMary Wintergreen
Fred NayMen's Ensemble
Richard NeelyMen's Ensemble
Hazzard NewberryPete
Men's Ensemble
Ruth PorterLady's Ensemble
Victor PullmanMen's Ensemble
Abe ReynoldsLouis Lippman
Ralph RiggsChief Justice of the Supreme Court
President of the Union League Club
W. Francis RobertsonUncle William
Edward H. RobinsSenator Carver Jones
Martin SheppardMen's Ensemble
Grenna SloaneMrs. Lippman
Steward StepplerMen's Ensemble
Harold SternbergMen's Ensemble
Baun SturtzLady's Ensemble
Richard TempleJohn P. Tweedledee
Morris TepperRussian
Men's Ensemble
Martha TibbettsLady's Ensemble
Norman Van EmburghMen's Ensemble
John WalshMen's Ensemble
Elinor WitteLady's Ensemble
Wanda WoodLady's Ensemble
Grace WorthTrixie Flynn
Jessica WorthLady's Ensemble
music by George Gershwin; lyrics by Ira Gershwin
ACT 1 Sung By
Wintergreen for PresidentEnsemble
Tweedledee for PresidentEnsemble
Union SquareEnsemble
Down With Everyone Who's UpKruger and Agitators
Shirts by MillionsWives and Ensemble
Comes the RevolutionAlexander Throttlebottom and Ensemble
MineJohn P. Wintergreen, Mary Wintergreen and Ensemble
Climb Up the Social LadderMary Wintergreen, Wives and Ensemble
Cloistered from the Noisy CityPresident of the Union League Club and Club Members
On and On and OnJohn P. Wintergreen, Mary Wintergreen and Company
I've Brushed My TeethGen. Adam Snookfield, U.S.A. and Dignitaries
On and On and On (Reprise) Blue Shirts
The General's Gone to a PartyJohn P. Tweedledee, John P. Wintergreen, Lieutenant and Men
All the Mothers of the NationMary Wintergreen, Wives and Girls
Yes, He's a BachelorJohn P. Wintergreen, Blue Shirts and Lieutenant
There's Something We're Worried AboutLieutenant, Army, Women, John P. Tweedledee and Kruger
What's the Proletariat?Mary Wintergreen, Wives, Committee, Army and All
Let 'Em Eat CakeJohn P. Wintergreen and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Blue, Blue, BlueWives and Ensemble
Who's the Greatest?John P. Wintergreen and Ensemble
No Comprenez, No CapishLeague of Nations, John P. Wintergreen, Mary Wintergreen and Ensemble
Who's the Greatest? (Reprise) John P. Wintergreen and Ensemble
Play BallGirls
When the Judges Doff the ErminePresident of the Union League Club and Blue Shirts
That's What He DidAlexander Throttlebottom, Kruger and Ensemble
I Know a Foul BallAlexander Throttlebottom
Throttle ThrottlebottomKruger and Ensemble
A Hell of a Hole (A Hell of a Fix)John P. Wintergreen, Kruger and Soldiers
Down With Everyone Who's Up (Reprise) Kruger and Ensemble
It Isn't What You DidJohn P. Wintergreen and Ensemble
Mine (Reprise) John P. Wintergreen, Mary Wintergreen and Ensemble
Let 'Em Eat CaviarKruger and Ensemble
Hang Throttlebottom in the MorningLieutenant and Ensemble