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Hippodrome Theatre, (11/16/1935 - 4/18/1936)
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Opening Date: Nov 16, 1935    
Closing Date: Apr 18, 1936 Total Performances: 233

Category: Musical, Comedy, Puppets, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: John Considine's Wonder Show

Production Staff
Produced by Billy Rose
Music by Richard Rodgers; Book by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Music orchestrated by Adolph Deutsch, Murray Cutter, Joseph Nussbaum, Hans Spialek and Conrad Salinger; Choral arrangement by Charles Henderson
Directed by John Murray Anderson; Book directed by George Abbott; Equestrian, acrobatic and aerial ballets by Allan K. Foster; Rhythmic movement and dance impressions by Marjery Fielding
Scenic Design by Albert R. Johnson; Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Additional costumes and masks designed by Wynn and James Reynolds; 35 foot puppet by Remo Bufano
Dave AdamsSecond Razorback
Edward AngelryRazorback
Nancy AntoineAllan K. Foster Girl
Anita ArdenShow Girl
Dave BallardCircus Specialty
BarbetteCircus Specialty
Jack BarnesCircus Specialty
Allen BennettCircus Specialty
Big RosieJumbo
Donald BlackChief of Police
Florence BlairAllan K. Foster Girl
Evelyn BonefineDancer
Dorothy BradshawDancer
Tom BreenCircus Specialty
Helen BrooksCircus Specialty
William BrooksCircus Specialty
Helen BrownCircus Specialty
Camilla's BirdsCircus Specialty
Joseph CaplanCircus Specialty
Violet CarsonDancer
Gloria ClaireDancer
Aina ConstantShow Girl
Vyna DaleDancer
Theodore DanielsRazorback
Daniel DansbyRazorback
Willard DashiellAuctioneer
Charles De CamoCircus Specialty
Betty De ElmoDancer
Josie DeMotteCircus Specialty
Albert DewbeeryCircus Specialty
Virginia DonahueDancer
Margaret DonohueCircus Specialty
Dr. Ostermeier's "Doheos"Circus Specialty
Lipman DuckatRazorback
Lenze DuoCircus Specialty
Jimmy DuranteClaudius B. Bowers
Madeline EcklundShow Girl
Sybil ElaineLittle Girl
Mickey ElbertAllan K. Foster Girl
Lynn EldredgeRazorback
Phil EppensRazorback
William J. FerryCircus Specialty
France and LaPellCircus Specialty
Vivian FrancisAllan K. Foster Girl
William FreemanCircus Specialty
Roger GerryRazorback
Tilda GetzeDancer
Gloria GraftonMickey Considine
Joan GrayDancer
Mona GrayAllan K. Foster Girl
Gene GreenlawSweeney
Grace Elizabeth HannefordCircus Specialty
Poodles Hanneford"Poodles"
Betty HarrisAllan K. Foster Girl
Helen HarveyCircus Specialty
Maurine HolmesShow Girl
Mildred HughesShow Girl
Mary JacksonCircus Specialty
Harry Jackson, Jr.Circus Specialty
Harry Jackson, Sr.Circus Specialty
Julius JohnsonRazorback
Robert JohnsonRazorback
Billie JoyceDancer
A. P. KayeMr. Jellico
Dorothy KellerAllan K. Foster Girl
Tiny KlineCircus Specialty
Patricia KnightDancer
Karl KosicskyCircus Specialty
John KueblerReilly
Arthur La FleurCircus Specialty
Henry LaMarrFlanagan
Sonny LangCircus Specialty
Ed LaNoleCircus Specialty
Helen LaNoleCircus Specialty
Minnie LaPellCircus Specialty
Bob LawrenceMr. Ball
Edna LeeCircus Specialty
Jack LeslieRazorback
Walter LewisRazorback
Tom LomasFirst Artist
Charlotte LorraineDancer
Gladys LorraineAllan K. Foster Girl
Jim MandyCircus Specialty
Carlotta MannShow Girl
Lela ManorDancer
Lila ManorDancer
Jim MardyCircus Specialty
Josephine MartinAllan K. Foster Girl
Rudolph MattsonRazorback
William J. McCarthyMatthew Mulligan
Kathryn McDonaldAllan K. Foster Girl
Frances McMastersCircus Specialty
Gayle MellottShow Girl
Menagerie from John T. Benson's Wild Animal FarmCircus Specialty
Ray MillerFirst Razorback
Victoria MillerCircus Specialty
Virginia MooreAllan K. Foster Girl
Donald NovisMatt Mulligan, Jr.
OlivetteCircus Specialty
William ParkerRazorback
J. H. PendergastRazorback
Jack PhillipsRazorback
Claude RatliffCircus Specialty
Bob ReanoCircus Specialty
A. RobinsCircus Specialty
William SeligCircus Specialty
Lillian SherryAllan K. Foster Girl
Arthur SherwoodCircus Specialty
Arthur SinclairJohn A. Considine
Fred SpearSecond Artist
Gwen StaderAllan K. Foster Girl
Stanley's BearsCircus Specialty
Edwina SteeleDancer
Julie SterlingShow Girl
Barbara StuartAllan K. Foster Girl
Ethel SummervilleShow Girl
TakayamaCircus Specialty
The KimrisCircus Specialty
The NagyfysCircus Specialty
The NazfysCircus Specialty
The StonleysCircus Specialty
Carol TolleRazorback
Lomas TroupeCircus Specialty
TyanaCircus Specialty
Howard UrbachRazorback
Frances Van RitterCircus Specialty
Litri WagnerCircus Specialty
Herbert WaldmanRazorback
Dorothy WarrenAllan K. Foster Girl
George WattsUnited States Marshal
Merrit WellsRazorback
Solon WestRazorback
Cliff WhitcombeRazorback
Arnold WilsonRazorback
Effie WinterAllan K. Foster Girl
Mae WinterAllan K. Foster Girl
Philip WoodMr. Piper
Victor YoungRazorback
music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Lorenz Hart
ACT 1 Sung By
Over and Over AgainMr. Ball and Henderson's Razorbacks
The Circus Is on ParadeHenderson's Razorbacks and Artists of the Circus
The Most Beautiful Girl in the WorldMatt Mulligan, Jr. and Mickey Considine
LaughClaudius B. Bowers and Circus Specialty
My RomanceMatt Mulligan, Jr. and Mickey Considine
Little Girl BlueMickey Considine
ACT 2 Sung By
The Song of the RoustaboutsThe Razorbacks
WomenClaudius B. Bowers, Circus Specialty, Allan K. Foster Girls and Dancers
Memories of Madison Square Garden (When the Circus Played the Garden)Ensemble
DiavoloMr. Ball, The Razorbacks and Circus Specialties
The Circus WeddingEntire Company and The Menagerie