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The Cocoanuts   

Century Theatre, (5/16/1927 - 5/28/1927)
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Opening Date: May 16, 1927    
Closing Date: May 28, 1927 Total Performances: 16

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: In and around "The Cocoanuts," Cocoanut Beach, Florida
This production is a return engagement of The Cocoanuts (12/08/1925 - 8/07/1926)

Production Staff
Produced by Sam H. Harris
Book by George S. Kaufman; Additional text by Morrie Ryskind; Music by Irving Berlin; Lyrics by Irving Berlin; Musical Director: George Hirst; Music orchestrated by Frank Tours, Maurice DePackh, Stephen Jones and Louis Katzman; Vocal arrangements by Arthur Johnston
Directed by Oscar Eagle; Musical Staging by Sammy Lee
Scenic Design by Woodman Thompson; Costume Design by Charles LeMaire
Harold AbbeyEnsemble
Jack BarkerRobert Adams
Hazel BarnesEnsemble
Vivian BartlettEnsemble
Anna BellEnsemble
Marion BendaEnsemble
David BreenEddie
The Brox SistersSpecialty
Muriel BuckEnsemble
Dorothy CaldwellEnsemble
Rita CaritaEnsemble
Edna CatonEnsemble
Dorothy ClarkEnsemble
Phyllis ClevelandPolly Potter
Gertrude ColeEnsemble
Warren CrosbyEnsemble
Margaret DumontMrs. Potter
Betty FrisbyEnsemble
Fred GreggorEnsemble
Mildred HamiltonEnsemble
Lebanon HoffaEnsemble
Eleanor HopkinsEnsemble
Virginia HuffEnsemble
Dorothy KnightEnsemble
Rosita KyleEnsemble
Lotti LeeEnsemble
Lucille LeeEnsemble
Frances MalloryEnsemble
Philip MannEnsemble
Jerry MarlowEnsemble
Juan MarlowEnsemble
Chico MarxWillie the Wop
Groucho MarxHenry W. Schlemmer
Harpo MarxSilent Sam
Zeppo MarxJamison
Mat MatusEnsemble
Mary MeysEnsemble
Verdi MillerEnsemble
Essie MooreEnsemble
Crystal MorayEnsemble
Mary NesiEnsemble
Philip PorterfieldEnsemble
Beverly RaynorEnsemble
Joseph RileyEnsemble
Jerome RobertsonEnsemble
Basil RuysdaelHennessey
Wilfred ShepardEnsemble
Sybil StewardEnsemble
Ethel SweatmanEnsemble
The DeMarcosSpecialty
Louise ThompsonEnsemble
Emma TuerfsEnsemble
Janet VeliePenelope Martin
Hazel VernonEnsemble
Henry WhittemoreHarvey Yates
Jerry WhyteEnsemble
Frances WilliamsFrances Williams
music by Irving Berlin; lyrics by Irving Berlin
ACT 1 Sung By
The GuestsJamison, Cocoanut Grove Girls and Boys
The BellhopsEddie and Sisteen Stepping Bell-hops
Why Do You Want to Know Why?
Lucky BoyRobert Adams and Boys
A Little BungalowRobert Adams, Polly Potter, Cocoanut Grove Girls and Boys
Florida By the SeaJamison, Cocoanut Grove Girls and Boys
Monkey Doodle DooFrances Williams, Specialty and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Five O'Clock TeaCocoanut Grove Ensemble
They're Blaming the CharlestonFrances Williams, Eddie, Specialty and Charleston Girls
Why Do You Want to Know Why? (Reprise)
Minstrel DaysPenelope Martin and Company
Tango MelodyPenelope Martin
The Tale of a ShirtHennessey and Company