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At Home With Ethel Waters   

 
48th Street Theatre , (9/22/1953 - 10/10/1953)
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Opening Date:Sep 22, 1953   
Closing Date:Oct 10, 1953 Total Performances:23

Category: Special, Revue, Original, Broadway
Description: A revue in two acts


Production Staff
Produced by Richard Barr and Charles Bowden
Music for "I Ain't Gonna Sin No More" by Con Conrad and Herb Magidson; Lyrics for "I Ain't Gonna Sin No More" by Con Conrad and Herb Magidson; Music for "Sleepy Time Down South" by Clarence Muse, Leon René and Otis René; Lyrics for "Sleepy Time Down South" by Clarence Muse, Leon René and Otis René; Music for "Throw Dirt" by Shelton Brooks; Lyrics for "Throw Dirt" by Shelton Brooks; Music for "Am I Blue" and "Dinah" by Harry Akst; Lyrics for "Am I Blue" by Grant Clarke; Music for "Half of Me" by Peter De Rose and Sam M. Lewis; Lyrics for "Half of Me" by Peter De Rose; Lyrics for "Half of Me" and "Dinah" by Sam M. Lewis; Music for "Washtub Rubstudy," "Dance Hall Hostess" and "Somethin' Told Me..." by Alberta Nichols; Lyrics for "Washtub Rubstudy," "Dance Hall Hostess" and "Somethin' Told Me..." by Mann Holiner; Music for "Bread and Gravy" by Hoagy Carmichael; Music for "Love For Sale" by Cole Porter; Lyrics for "Dinah" by Joe Young; Music for "Go Back Where You Stayed Last Night" by Ethel Waters and Sidney Easton; Lyrics for "Go Back Where You Stayed Last Night" by Ethel Waters and Sidney Easton; Music for "My Man" by Maurice Yvain; French Lyrics for "My Man" by Albert Willemetz and Jacques Charles; English Lyrics for "My Man" by Channing Pollock; Music for "St. Louis Blues" by W. C. Handy; Lyrics for "St. Louis Blues" by W. C. Handy; Music for "Suppertime" by Irving Berlin; Lyrics for "Suppertime" by Irving Berlin; Music for "Takin' a Chance on Love" and "Cabin in the Sky" by Vernon Duke; Lyrics for "Takin' a Chance on Love" and "Cabin in the Sky" by John Latouche; Lyrics for "Takin' a Chance on Love" by Ted Fetter; Music for "Happiness is Jes' a Thing Called Joe" and "Stormy Weather" by Harold Arlen; Lyrics for "Happiness is Jes' a Thing Called Joe" by E.Y. Harburg; Music for "Lady Be Good" by George Gershwin; Lyrics for "Lady Be Good" by Ira Gershwin; Lyrics for "Stormy Weather" by Ted Koehler
Staged by Richard Barr
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Robert Mackintosh
Production Stage Manager: Elliot Martin
At the piano: Reginald Beane
Cast
Ethel Waters

ACT 1
I Ain't Gonna Sin No More
(music by Con Conrad and Herb Magidson; lyrics by Con Conrad and Herb Magidson)
(When It's) Sleepy Time Down South
(music by Otis René, Leon René and Clarence Muse; lyrics by Otis René, Leon René and Clarence Muse)
Throw Dirt
(music by Shelton Brooks; lyrics by Shelton Brooks)
Am I Blue (from film ON WITH THE SHOW)
(music by Harry Akst; lyrics by Grant Clarke)
Half of Me
(music by Peter De Rose and Sam M. Lewis; lyrics by Peter De Rose and Sam M. Lewis)
Washtub Rubsudy (from RHAPSODY IN BLACK)
(music by Alberta Nichols; lyrics by Mann Holiner)
Bread and Gravy
(music by Hoagy Carmichael)
Love For Sale
(music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter)
Dinah (introduced by Miss Waters in PLANTATION REVUE)
(music by Harry Akst; lyrics by Sam M. Lewis and Joe Young)
Go Back Where You Stayed Last Night
(music by Ethel Waters and Sidney Easton; lyrics by Ethel Waters and Sidney Easton)
My Man (from ZIEGFELD FOLLIES OF 1921)
(music by Maurice Yvain; lyrics by Albert Willemetz, Jacques Charles and Channing Pollock)
St. Louis Blues
(music by W. C. Handy; lyrics by W. C. Handy)
Suppertime (from AS THOUSANDS CHEER)
(music by Irving Berlin; lyrics by Irving Berlin)
ACT 2
Dance Hall Hostess (from RHAPSODY IN BLACK)
(music by Alberta Nichols; lyrics by Mann Holiner)
Odd Moments
(music by Reginald Beane; lyrics by Reginald Beane)
Jerome Kern Medley
(music by Jerome Kern)
Takin' a Chance on Love (from CABIN IN THE SKY)
(music by Vernon Duke; lyrics by John La Touche and Ted Fetter)
Somethin' Told Me Not to Trust That Man
(music by Alberta Nichols; lyrics by Mann Holiner)
Happiness is Jes' a Thing Called Joe (from CABIN IN THE SKY film)
(music by Harold Arlen; lyrics by E.Y. Harburg)
Lady Be Good (from LADY, BE GOOD)
(music by George Gershwin; lyrics by Ira Gershwin)
Stormy Weather (from COTTON CLUB PARADE-1933)
(music by Harold Arlen; lyrics by Ted Koehler)
Mammy
Motherless Chile (Spiritual)
Crucifixion (Spiritual)
Cabin in the Sky (from CABIN IN THE SKY)
(music by Vernon Duke; lyrics by John La Touche)