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Rufus Rastus   

American Theatre, (1/29/1906 - 2/05/1906)
West End Theatre, (2/26/1906 - circa. 3/1906)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Jan 29, 1906    
Closing Date: Mar 1906 Total Performances: 8

Category: Musical, Extravaganza, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: St. Augustine, Florida and Madison Square Garden
Comments: Also played 16 performances at the Metropolis Theatre from February 5 to February 10, 1906

Production Staff
Produced by Jules Hurtig and Harry Seamon
Book by William D. Hall; Music by Ernest Hogan and Tom Lemonier; Musical Director: H. Lawrence Freeman; Lyrics by Frank H. Williams; Additional music by Joe Jordan and H. Lawrence Freeman; Additional lyrics by Earle C. Jones
Staged by J. Ed. Green
Scenic Design by Castle & Harvey; Costume Design by Will Barnes
R. C. BakerEnsemble
Pearl BrownEnsemble
A. D. ByrdAngelica Newcomb
Pinkey CooperEnsemble
Nellie DansyEnsemble
Carita DaySelina Giltedge
Mamie EmersonMandy Jones
Harry FiddlerHugo
Jeannette FosterEnsemble
Bertha GillespieEnsemble
Harry GilliamSamson Strong
John L. GrantEnsemble
Edward GrayEnsemble
J. Ed. GreenNoah Beasley
Sarah GreenEnsemble
Pauline HackneyBelmoral
J. Leubrie HillDr. Fo-Jo
John HillEnsemble
Ernest HoganRufus Rastus
Beverly HousleyEnsemble
Matt HousleyEnsemble
Angelo HouslyEnsemble
Maude JonesEnsemble
Robert A. KellyReverend Nightingale
Pearl LavanEnsemble
Amy LeslieEnsemble
George LynnierEnsemble
Alice MackeyFederica
Georgia MickeyEnsemble
Billie MooreFloor Manager
J. F. MorresJohn Drake
Anna Cook PankeySophronia
Theodore PankeyEnoch
Cousin Monk
William PierceEnsemble
Muriel RinggoldSnowflack
Walter RobertsonEnsemble
William SpicerOfficer
Mollie SullivanEnsemble
Marie ThomasEnsemble
Jennie ThompsonEnsemble
Henry TroyLazarus Tuttle
Mabel TurnerEnsemble
Maude TurnerEnsemble
Madge WarrenEnsemble
Anita WilkinsEnsemble
Will WilkinsBill B. Dam
James WorlesEnsemble
music by Ernest Hogan and Tom Lemonier; lyrics by Frank H. Williams
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
What We're Supposed to DoEnsemble
MammyReverend Nightingale, Angelica Newcomb, Federica, Snowflack and Enoch
My Mobile MandyMandy Jones
Oh (Say) Wouldn't It Be a Dream?
(music by Joe Jordan; lyrics by Earle C. Jones)
Rufus Rastus
Cockadoodle Doo
ConsolationLazarus Tuttle
Is Everybody Happy?Rufus Rastus
ACT 2 Sung By
The (Beautiful) Isle of Repose
(music by H. Lawrence Freeman)
Old Kentucky HomeScrub Woman
If Peter Was a Colored Man
Good-Bye, Old Dixie Land
Newsboys' Life
The Horney and the BeeSelina Giltedge
Lilly's Wedding Day