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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 Andre Ensemble
Marlynn Arden Specialty
Monica Boyer Specialty
Eric Brotherson Byron Burns
Betty Burns Ensemble
David Burns Walters
Jean Cooke Ensemble
Crandall Sisters Specialty
Harry Day Specialty
Ernie DiGennaro Ensemble
Larry Evers Ensemble
Nanette Fabray Jean
Bill Ferguson Ensemble
Louise Fiske Ensemble
Marjorie Gaye Ensemble
Gordon Gifford Gordon
Lorene Gray Ensemble
Helene and her violin Specialty
Willie Howard Barney Short
William Hunter Ensemble
Dorothy Hyatt Ensemble
Marilyn Johnson Ensemble
Edith Laumer Edith
Betty Leighton Ensemble
Della Lorrie Specialty
William Lundy Ensemble
Ginger Lynne Ensemble
Jack Lyons Ensemble
Robin Marlowe Ensemble
Anne Middleton Ensemble
Vivian Newell Ensemble
Sherle North Lulu
William Nunn Playwright
Mitzi Perry Mitzi
Louise Rose Specialty
Renee Russell Renee
Ethel Shutta Daphne Drew
Joan Sommers Ensemble
Zynaid Spencer Ensemble
Virginia Stevens Ensemble
Georgie Tapps Tapps
The Harmoneers Specialty
Dorothy Thomas Ensemble
Lee Varrett Specialty
Paul Vincent Ensemble
Janice Wallace Ruth
Jesse White Gus 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 1Sung By
Feet on the Sidewalk Tapps, Jean, The Harmoneers, Boys and Girls
My Dear Public Gordon, Lulu, Gus Wagner, Ensemble, Boys, Girls and The Harmoneers
Last Will and Testament Byron Burns
Little Gamins Daphne Drew and Ensemble
(This Is) Our Private Love Song Byron Burns and Jean
My Spies Tell Me Walters, Lulu and The Crandall Sisters
Color Line (There Ain't No Color Line Around the Rainbow) Rose Brown
If You Want a Deal With Russia Barney Short
May All Our Children Have Rhythm Tapps, Jean, The Crandall Sisters, The Harmoneers, Ensemble, Girls and Boys
ACT 2Sung By
Pipes of Pan Americana Gordon, The Harmoneers, Ensemble, Boys and Girls
Rhumba Jake Barney Short and Daphne Drew
Lulu Walters 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 Words Jean, Tapps, Boys and Girls
(This Is) Our Private Love Song (Reprise)