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The Hot Mikado   

Broadhurst Theatre, (3/23/1939 - 6/03/1939)
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Opening Date: Mar 23, 1939    
Closing Date: Jun 03, 1939 Total Performances: 85

Category: Musical, All Black Cast, Operetta, Original, Broadway
Setting: Somewhere in Japan.

Production Staff
Produced by Michael Todd
Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Based on "The Mikado" by W. S. Gilbert; Swing Orchestrations by Charles L. Cooke; Lyrics by W. S. Gilbert; Book by W. S. Gilbert
Directed by Hassard Short; Choreographed by Truly McGee
Scenic Design by Nat Karson; Costume Design by Nat Karson
Jules Adger"Tap-a-Teer"
Alyce AjayeSinging Girl
Vincent AndersonGuard
Charlie BanksSinging Boy
Fay BanksSinging Girl
William BarberSinging Boy
Ronetta BatsonDancing Girl
Valerie BlackDancing Girl
Frances BrockPitti-Sing
Ethel BrownSinging Girl
Louis Brown"Tap-a-Teer"
Rosa BrownKatisha
Samuel BrownGuard
Lemuel BullockSinging Boy
Russell CarringtonSinging Boy
Alice CarterSinging Girl
Maggie CarterSinging Girl
Mitzi ColemanDancing Girl
Traverse CrawfordQuartette
Singing Boy
Gladys CroderJitterbug Girl
Archie CrossSinging Boy
May DanielsSinging Girl
Elaine DashDancing Girl
Eddie DavisJitterbug Boy
Geneva DavisJitterbug Girl
John DiggsSinging Boy
Willie DinkinsGuard
Elizabeth DozierDancing Girl
Ethlynn EdmonsonSinging Girl
Vivian EleySinging Girl
Maurice EllisPooh-Bah
Marie FraserSinging Girl
Ernest Frazier"Tap-a-Teer"
Ortho GainsQuartette
Otho GainsSinging Boy
Eddie GreenKo-Ko
Leslie GreySinging Boy
Marion HairstonSinging Girl
Marshall HaleySinging Boy
Josephine HallSinging Girl
Ethel HarperSinging Girl
Pearl HarrisonSinging Girl
Claudie HawardDancing Girl
Fred Heron"Tap-a-Teer"
Belle HillJitterbug Girl
Connie HillJitterbug Girl
Bruce HowardSinging Girl
Julie HunterSinging Girl
John JacksonSinging Boy
Leon JamesJitterbug Boy
Irene JohnsonSinging Girl
Walter JohnsonJitterbug Boy
Cleo LawDancing Girl
Rosetta LeNoirePeep-Bo
Chick Lee"Tap-a-Teer"
Sylvia LeeDancing Girl
Harry LewisQuartette
Singing Boy
Jackie LewisDancing Girl
James A. LilliardPish-Tush
Lee LyonsJitterbug Boy
Pearl McCormackDancing Girl
Gershon MeyersGuard
Elmaurice MillerQuartette
Singing Boy
May MillerJitterbug Girl
Albert MinneJitterbug Boy
Walter MosbySinging Boy
Bob ParrishNanki-Poo
Massie PattersonSinging Girl
Idelle PembertonSinging Girl
Mildred PollardJitterbug Girl
Gwendolyn ReydeYum-Yum
Ruby RichardsDancing Girl
Edna RickesSinging Girl
Bill RobinsonThe Mikado
Freddie RobinsonMessenger Boy
Mary RobinsonDancing Girl
Maynard SandridgeSinging Boy
Larry SeymourSinging Boy
Vincent ShieldsRed Cap
Singing Boy
Anne SimmonsSinging Girl
Harold SlappySinging Boy
Theresa StoneSinging Girl
Anthon TaylorSinging Boy
Clyde TurnerSinging Boy
Ben WaillesSinging Boy
Geneva WashingtonSinging Girl
Roy WhiteSinging Boy
John WilliamsGuard
Luther WilliamsGuard
Russell WilliamsJitterbug Boy
Waldine WilliamsSinging Girl
Moke WilsonSinging Boy
Mary YoungSinging Girl
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by W. S. Gilbert
ACT 1 Sung By
If You Want to Know Who We AreEnsemble
A Wandering MinstrelNanki-Poo, Male Chorus and "Tap-a-Teers"
Our Great MikadoPish-Tush, Male Chorus and "Tap-a-Teers"
Young Man DespairPooh-Bah, Pish-Tush and Nanki-Poo
Behold the Lord High ExecutionerKo-Ko and Male Chorus
I've Got a Little ListKo-Ko and Male Chorus
Comes a Train of Little LadiesGirls' Chorus
Three Little MaidsYum-Yum, Pitti-Sing, Peep-Bo, "Tap-a-Teers", Dancing Girls and Jitterbugs
So Pardon UsYum-Yum, Pitti-Sing, Peep-Bo, Pooh-Bah, Pish-Tush and Girls' Chorus
Were You Not to Ko-Ko PlightedYum-Yum and Nanki-Poo
ACT 2 Sung By
Braid the Raven HairEnsemble
The Moon and IYum-Yum and The Harmoneers
Here's a How-de-doYum-Yum, Nanki-Poo and Ko-Ko
The MikadoThe Mikado, Katisha and Entire Ensemble
I'm the Emperor of JapanThe Mikado and Katisha
My Object All SublimeThe Mikado
Flowers That Bloom in the SpringPitti-Sing, Yum-Yum, Nanki-Poo, Pooh-Bah and Ko-Ko
I, Living IKatisha