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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.
Kay Adams Lady's Ensemble
Ruth Adams Lady's Ensemble
Florenz Ames Gen. Adam Snookfield, U.S.A.
Kathleen Ayres Lady's Ensemble
Peggy Bancroft Lady's Ensemble
Bruce Barclay Prison Guard
Men's Ensemble
Vivian Barry Mrs. Jones
Paul Brachard Men's Ensemble
Alice Burrage Mrs. Gilhooley
Robert Burton Dignitary
Men's Ensemble
Gordon Clark Men's Ensemble
Ray Clarke Men's Ensemble
Dudley Clements Matthew Arnold Fulton
Charles Conklin Secretary
Men's Ensemble
Tom Curley Men's Ensemble
Nonie Dale Lady's Ensemble
Gail Darling Lady's Ensemble
Bryan Davis Men's Ensemble
Alyce Downey Lady's Ensemble
Leon Dunar Passerby
Men's Ensemble
Enes Early Lady's Ensemble
Vance Elliott Prison Guard
Men's Ensemble
Louise Estes Lady's Ensemble
Charles Flower Men's Ensemble
Consuelo Flowerton Mrs. Lyons
Michael Forbes Passerby
Men's Ensemble
Olgene Foster Lady's Ensemble
Charles Fowler Snodgrass
Frank Gagen Men's Ensemble
William Gaxton John P. Wintergreen
Dorothy Graves Lady's Ensemble
Yvonne Gray Lady's Ensemble
Peggy Green Lady's Ensemble
David Gross Men's Ensemble
Ethel Hampton Lady's Ensemble
Evelyn Hannons Nurse
Lady's Ensemble
Tom Harris Men's Ensemble
Pat Hastings Customer
Lady's Ensemble
Don Hudson Policeman
Men's Ensemble
Viola Hunter Lady's Ensemble
Amalie Ideal Lady's Ensemble
Phil King Men's Ensemble
George Kirk Lieutenant
Terry Lawlor Customer
Lady's Ensemble
David Lawrence A. Flunkey
Men's Ensemble
Kay Lazell Lady's Ensemble
Al LeFebevre Men's Ensemble
Betty Lee Lady's Ensemble
Martin Leroy Dignitary
Men's Ensemble
Robert Lewis Dignitary
Men's Ensemble
Philip Loeb Kruger
Ed Loud Men's Ensemble
George E. Mack Senator Robert E. Lyons
Mary Jo Matthews Mrs. Fulton
Harold Moffet Francis X. Gilhooley
Victor Moore Alexander Throttlebottom
Lois Moran Mary Wintergreen
Fred Nay Men's Ensemble
Richard Neely Men's Ensemble
Hazzard Newberry Pete
Men's Ensemble
Ruth Porter Lady's Ensemble
Victor Pullman Men's Ensemble
Abe Reynolds Louis Lippman
Ralph Riggs Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
President of the Union League Club
W. Francis Robertson Uncle William
Edward H. Robins Senator Carver Jones
Martin Sheppard Men's Ensemble
Grenna Sloane Mrs. Lippman
Steward Steppler Men's Ensemble
Harold Sternberg Men's Ensemble
Baun Sturtz Lady's Ensemble
Richard Temple John P. Tweedledee
Morris Tepper Russian
Men's Ensemble
Martha Tibbetts Lady's Ensemble
Norman Van Emburgh Men's Ensemble
John Walsh Men's Ensemble
Elinor Witte Lady's Ensemble
Wanda Wood Lady's Ensemble
Grace Worth Trixie Flynn
Jessica Worth Lady's Ensemble
music by George Gershwin; lyrics by Ira Gershwin
ACT 1Sung By
Wintergreen for President Ensemble
Tweedledee for President Ensemble
Union Square Ensemble
Down With Everyone Who's Up Kruger and Agitators
Shirts by Millions Wives and Ensemble
Comes the Revolution Alexander Throttlebottom and Ensemble
Mine John P. Wintergreen, Mary Wintergreen and Ensemble
Climb Up the Social Ladder Mary Wintergreen, Wives and Ensemble
Cloistered from the Noisy City President of the Union League Club and Club Members
On and On and On John P. Wintergreen, Mary Wintergreen and Company
I've Brushed My Teeth Gen. Adam Snookfield, U.S.A. and Dignitaries
On and On and On (Reprise)Blue Shirts
The General's Gone to a Party John P. Tweedledee, John P. Wintergreen, Lieutenant and Men
All the Mothers of the Nation Mary Wintergreen, Wives and Girls
Yes, He's a Bachelor John P. Wintergreen, Blue Shirts and Lieutenant
There's Something We're Worried About Lieutenant, Army, Women, John P. Tweedledee and Kruger
What's the Proletariat? Mary Wintergreen, Wives, Committee, Army and All
Let 'Em Eat Cake John P. Wintergreen and Company
ACT 2Sung By
Blue, Blue, Blue Wives and Ensemble
Who's the Greatest? John P. Wintergreen and Ensemble
No Comprenez, No Capish League of Nations, John P. Wintergreen, Mary Wintergreen and Ensemble
Who's the Greatest? (Reprise)John P. Wintergreen and Ensemble
Play Ball Girls
When the Judges Doff the Ermine President of the Union League Club and Blue Shirts
That's What He Did Alexander Throttlebottom, Kruger and Ensemble
I Know a Foul Ball Alexander Throttlebottom
Throttle Throttlebottom Kruger 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 Did John P. Wintergreen and Ensemble
Mine (Reprise)John P. Wintergreen, Mary Wintergreen and Ensemble
Let 'Em Eat Caviar Kruger and Ensemble
Hang Throttlebottom in the Morning Lieutenant and Ensemble