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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
Cast
Harold Abbey Ensemble
Jack Barker Robert Adams
Hazel Barnes Ensemble
Vivian Bartlett Ensemble
Anna Bell Ensemble
Marion Benda Ensemble
David Breen Eddie
The Brox Sisters Specialty
Muriel Buck Ensemble
Dorothy Caldwell Ensemble
Rita Carita Ensemble
Edna Caton Ensemble
Dorothy Clark Ensemble
Phyllis Cleveland Polly Potter
Gertrude Cole Ensemble
Warren Crosby Ensemble
Margaret Dumont Mrs. Potter
Betty Frisby Ensemble
Fred Greggor Ensemble
Mildred Hamilton Ensemble
Lebanon Hoffa Ensemble
Eleanor Hopkins Ensemble
Virginia Huff Ensemble
Dorothy Knight Ensemble
Rosita Kyle Ensemble
Lotti Lee Ensemble
Lucille Lee Ensemble
Frances Mallory Ensemble
Philip Mann Ensemble
Jerry Marlow Ensemble
Juan Marlow Ensemble
Chico Marx Willie the Wop
Groucho Marx Henry W. Schlemmer
Harpo Marx Silent Sam
Zeppo Marx Jamison
Mat Matus Ensemble
Mary Meys Ensemble
Verdi Miller Ensemble
Essie Moore Ensemble
Crystal Moray Ensemble
Mary Nesi Ensemble
Philip Porterfield Ensemble
Beverly Raynor Ensemble
Joseph Riley Ensemble
Jerome Robertson Ensemble
Basil Ruysdael Hennessey
Wilfred Shepard Ensemble
Sybil Steward Ensemble
Ethel Sweatman Ensemble
The DeMarcos Specialty
Louise Thompson Ensemble
Emma Tuerfs Ensemble
Janet Velie Penelope Martin
Hazel Vernon Ensemble
Henry Whittemore Harvey Yates
Jerry Whyte Ensemble
Frances Williams Frances Williams
music by Irving Berlin; lyrics by Irving Berlin
ACT 1Sung By
The Guests Jamison, Cocoanut Grove Girls and Boys
The Bellhops Eddie and Sisteen Stepping Bell-hops
Why Do You Want to Know Why?
Lucky Boy Robert Adams and Boys
A Little Bungalow Robert Adams, Polly Potter, Cocoanut Grove Girls and Boys
Florida By the Sea Jamison, Cocoanut Grove Girls and Boys
Monkey Doodle Doo Frances Williams, Specialty and Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
Five O'Clock Tea Cocoanut Grove Ensemble
They're Blaming the Charleston Frances Williams, Eddie, Specialty and Charleston Girls
Why Do You Want to Know Why? (Reprise)
Minstrel Days Penelope Martin and Company
Tango Melody Penelope Martin
The Tale of a Shirt Hennessey and Company