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In Dahomey   

 
Grand Opera House, (8/27/1904 - 9/10/1904)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Aug 27, 1904    
Closing Date: Sep 10, 1904 Total Performances: 17

Category: Musical, Farce, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: Boston, Florida, and Dahomey



Production Staff
Produced by Jules Hurtig and Harry Seamon
Book by Jesse A. Shipp; Music by Will Marion Cook; Musical Director: James J. Vaughn; Lyrics by Alex Rogers; Additional music by James J. Vaughn, J. Leubrie Hill, Alex Rogers, Tom Lemonier, William J. Accooe and Al Johns; Additional lyrics by Will Marion Cook and Frank H. Williams
Scenic Design by Moses & Hamilton; Costume Design by Pauline Reed
Cast
Miss CarleChorus
George CatlinMe Sing
W.H. ChappelleHelper to the Doctor
Richard ConnorsLeather
Maggie DavisChorus
Ida DayChorus
John EdwardsJames
Mattie EdwardsSpecialty
William C. ElkinsMenki
Chorus
Jessie EllisChorus
Miss GastonChorus
Lloyd G. GibbsChorus
George HammondOfficer Still
Je-Je
Mr. HendersonChorus
Miss HillChorus
J. Leubrie HillDr. Straight
Miss KempChorus
Rosa Lee TylerMadame Flash
James LightfootHamilton Lightfoot
Miss MartinChorus
Hattie McIntoshCecilia Lightfoot
Theodore PankeyChorus
Messenger Rush
Sterling RexChorus
Muriel RinggoldChorus
James RiversChorus
Mose Lightfoot
Alex RogersGeorge Reeder
L.H. SaulsburyHenry Stampfield
Chorus
Jesse A. ShippHustling Charley
G. Henry TapleyArchie Brown
Bessie VaughanChorus
Aida Overton WalkerRosetta Lightfoot
Chorus
George W. WalkerRareback Pinkerton
Bert A. WilliamsShylock Homestead
Lottie WilliamsMrs. Stringer

ACT 1 Sung By
The Attuck's March
(music by Will Marion Cook; lyrics by Alex Rogers)
(My) Dahomian Queen
(music by J. Leubrie Hill; lyrics by Frank H. Williams)
Specialty, Archie Brown and Chorus
Caboceers' Choral
(music by Will Marion Cook; lyrics by Paul Laurence Dunbar)
Chorus
Swing Along
(music by Will Marion Cook; lyrics by Will Marion Cook)
Company
When the Moon Shines (on the Moonshine)
(music by James J. Vaughn; lyrics by Alex Rogers)
Leather and Chorus
Me an de Minstrel Ban'
(music by James J. Vaughn; lyrics by Alex Rogers)
Rareback Pinkerton and Chorus
(On) Broadway in Dahomey (Bye and Bye)
(music by Al Johns; lyrics by Alex Rogers)
Shylock Homestead, Rareback Pinkerton and Chorus
Un Oncore
(music by Will Marion Cook; lyrics by Alex Rogers)
Shylock Homestead
ACT 2 Sung By
Why Adam Sinned
(music by Alex Rogers; lyrics by Alex Rogers)
Rosetta Lightfoot
Chin Chin
(music by Will Marion Cook; lyrics by Alex Rogers)
Me Sing
Society
(music by Will Marion Cook and William J. Accooe; lyrics by Paul Laurence Dunbar)
Hamilton Lightfoot, Chorus, Archie Brown and Leather
I May Be Crazy But I Ain't No Fool
(music by Alex Rogers; lyrics by Alex Rogers)
Shylock Homestead
A Rich Coon's Babe
(music by Alex Rogers; lyrics by Alex Rogers)
Rosetta Lightfoot and Male Double Quartette
A Dream of the Philippines
(music by Will Marion Cook; lyrics by Alex Rogers)
Rareback Pinkerton, Shylock Homestead, Rosetta Lightfoot and Dancing Filipino Misses
Dear Luzon
(music by Tom Lemonier; lyrics by Alex Rogers)
Rareback Pinkerton, Shylock Homestead, Rosetta Lightfoot and Dancing Filipino Misses