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My Dear Public   

46th Street Theatre, (9/09/1943 - 10/16/1943)
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Opening Date: Sep 09, 1943    
Closing Date: Oct 16, 1943 Total Performances: 45

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Backstage, Barney Short's Office, the Crystal Hill Hostpital, and LaGuardia Field

Production Staff
Produced by Irving Caesar
Music by Irving Caesar, Samuel M. Lerner and Gerald Marks; Book by Irving Caesar and Charles Gottesfeld; Lyrics by Irving Caesar, Samuel M. Lerner and Gerald Marks; Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek and Ted Royal; Musical Director: Harry S. Levant; Vocal arrangements by Clay Warnick; Featuring songs by Irma Hollander
Choreographed by Felicia Sorel; Staged by Edgar MacGregor; Assistant Choreographer: Henry LeTang; Choreography Supervised by Loretta Jefferson
Scenic Design by Albert R. Johnson; Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard; Lighting Design by Al Alloy
Richard AndreEnsemble
Marlynn ArdenSpecialty
Monica BoyerSpecialty
Eric BrothersonByron Burns
Betty BurnsEnsemble
David BurnsWalters
Jean CookeEnsemble
Crandall SistersSpecialty
Harry DaySpecialty
Ernie DiGennaroEnsemble
Larry EversEnsemble
Nanette FabrayJean
Bill FergusonEnsemble
Louise FiskeEnsemble
Marjorie GayeEnsemble
Gordon GiffordGordon
Lorene GrayEnsemble
Helene and her violinSpecialty
Willie HowardBarney Short
William HunterEnsemble
Dorothy HyattEnsemble
Marilyn JohnsonEnsemble
Edith LaumerEdith
Betty LeightonEnsemble
Della LorrieSpecialty
William LundyEnsemble
Ginger LynneEnsemble
Jack LyonsEnsemble
Robin MarloweEnsemble
Anne MiddletonEnsemble
Vivian NewellEnsemble
Sherle NorthLulu
William NunnPlaywright
Mitzi PerryMitzi
Louise RoseSpecialty
Renee RussellRenee
Ethel ShuttaDaphne Drew
Joan SommersEnsemble
Zynaid SpencerEnsemble
Virginia StevensEnsemble
Georgie TappsTapps
The HarmoneersSpecialty
Dorothy ThomasEnsemble
Lee VarrettSpecialty
Paul VincentEnsemble
Janice WallaceRuth
Jesse WhiteGus Wagner
music by Irving Caesar,Samuel M. Lerner and Gerald Marks; lyrics by Irving Caesar ,Samuel M. Lerner and Gerald Marks
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
Feet on the SidewalkTapps, Jean, The Harmoneers, Boys and Girls
My Dear PublicGordon, Lulu, Gus Wagner, Ensemble, Boys, Girls and The Harmoneers
Last Will and TestamentByron Burns
Little GaminsDaphne Drew and Ensemble
(This Is) Our Private Love SongByron Burns and Jean
My Spies Tell MeWalters, Lulu and The Crandall Sisters
Color Line (There Ain't No Color Line Around the Rainbow)Rose Brown
If You Want a Deal With RussiaBarney Short
May All Our Children Have RhythmTapps, Jean, The Crandall Sisters, The Harmoneers, Ensemble, Girls and Boys
ACT 2 Sung By
Pipes of Pan AmericanaGordon, The Harmoneers, Ensemble, Boys and Girls
Rhumba JakeBarney Short and Daphne Drew
LuluWalters and Lulu
Love Is Such a Cheat
(music by Gerald Marks, Irma Hollander and Irving Caesar; lyrics by Gerald Marks, Irma Hollander and Irving Caesar)
Daphne Drew and The Harmoneers
I Love to Sing the WordsJean, Tapps, Boys and Girls
(This Is) Our Private Love Song (Reprise)