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The Belle of Bridgeport   

 
Bijou Theatre , (10/29/1900 - 12/08/1900)
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Opening Date:Oct 29, 1900   
Closing Date:Dec 08, 1900 Total Performances:45

Category: Play, Farce, Play with music, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: John Smith's office, Malcolm Crane's apartment, and the New York Woman's Athletic Club


Production Staff
Produced by May Irwin
Written by Glen MacDonough; Music by Rosamond Johnson; Lyrics by Bob Cole and J. W. Johnson; Additional music by William J. Accooe, William Jefferson and Cissie Loftus; Additional lyrics by William Jefferson, Cissie Loftus and William J. Accooe; Musical Director: Watty Hydes
Directed by George A. Beane
Scenic Design by Louis & Macaughtry and Fox & Vincent
Cast
Grace Almy Miss Green
George A. Beane John Smith
Edith Blair Miss Roberts
Jane Burby Mrs. John Smith
Roland Carter Dr. Luke Craven
Charles Church Phil Bonhomie
Lillie Collins Mamie Cassidy
Mabel Florence Jessica
Ruth Grey Miss Black
Raymond Hitchcock Bokhara Skitbollitski
Alice Howard Mary Doyle
May Irwin Ariel Smith
Frank M. Johnson A. J. Factor
Gussie Jones Parepa Box
Jacques Kruger Ferdinand
James McDonough Roundsman Sharp
Sadie Peters Agnes Crane
Charles Prince Alonzo Topping
Helen Rainsley Mrs. Marion Colby
Bert Thayer Malcolm Crane
Queenie Vassar Miss Popkins
Frank H. White Ethelbert Box
Anne Woodward Miss White
music by J. Rosamond Johnson; lyrics by Bob Cole and James Weldon Johnson
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

ACT 1Sung By
Mabel Moore
(music by William J. Accooe; lyrics by William J. Accooe)
Ariel Smith
Dandy Soldier Coon
(music by William J. Accooe; lyrics by William J. Accooe)
Ariel Smith
I Ain't Gwine to Work No Mo Ariel Smith
ACT 2Sung By
Why Don't the Band Play?
(I've Got) Troubles of My Own
Dance on Friday Night
(music by William Jefferson; lyrics by William Jefferson)
ACT 3Sung By
(Magdalene, My) Southern Queen
Bullfrog Ben
(music by Cissie Loftus; lyrics by Cissie Loftus)
(I'm Gwine to Marry) Angeline
(music by Cissie Loftus; lyrics by Cissie Loftus)