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In Dahomey   

 
New York Theatre, (2/18/1903 - 4/04/1903)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Feb 18, 1903    
Closing Date: Apr 04, 1903 Total Performances: 53

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



Production Staff
Produced by Jules Hurtig and Harry Seamon
Music by Will Marion Cook; Book by Jesse A. Shipp; Lyrics by Paul Laurence Dunbar; Musical Director: James J. Vaughan; Additional music by James J. Vaughan, Benjamin L. Shook, Alex Rogers, William J. Accooe, Al Johns, Tom Lemonier and John H. Cook; Additional lyrics by Will Marion Cook, Alex Rogers, Cecil Mack, Benjamin L. Shook and James Weldon Johnson
Scenic Design by Moses & Hamilton; Costume Design by Pauline Reed
Cast
William BarkerMose Lightfoot
Miss BowmanChorus
George CatlinMe Sing
Richard ConnorsLeather
Maggie DavisChorus
Fred DouglasDr. Straight
William C. ElkinsChorus
Jessie EllisChorus
Lloyd G. GibbsChorus
Pete HamptonCicero Lightfoot
J. Leubrie HillBill Primrose
Hattie HopkinsChorus
Hattie McIntoshCecilia Lightfoot
Theodore PankeyMessenger Rush
George W. PickettOfficer Still
Walter RichardsonHenry Stampfield
Alexander RogersGeorge Reeder
L.H. SaulsburyChorus
Jesse A. ShippHustling Charley
G. Henry TapleyChorus
Aida Overton WalkerRosetta Lightfoot
George W. WalkerRareback Pinkerton
Bert A. WilliamsShylock Homestead
Lottie WilliamsMrs. Stringer

ACT 1 Sung By
Dat Gal of Mine
(music by Benjamin L. Shook; lyrics by Benjamin L. Shook)
Bill Primrose and Officer Still
Organ Quartette
(music by Will Marion Cook; lyrics by Paul Laurence Dunbar)
Leather and Chorus
Molly Green
(music by Will Marion Cook; lyrics by Will Marion Cook and Cecil Mack)
Company
When Sousa Comes to Coontown
(music by Tom Lemonier and James J. Vaughan; lyrics by Alex Rogers)
Rareback Pinkerton and Company
(On) Broadway in Dahomey (Bye and Bye)
(music by Al Johns; lyrics by Alex Rogers)
Shylock Homestead, Rareback Pinkerton and Chorus
ACT 2 Sung By
Leader of (the) Colored Aristocracy
(music by Will Marion Cook; lyrics by James Weldon Johnson)
Cecilia Lightfoot and Company
Society
(music by Will Marion Cook and William J. Accooe; lyrics by Paul Laurence Dunbar)
Rosetta Lightfoot, Cecilia Lightfoot, Leather, George Reeder, Dr. Straight, Shylock Homestead and Chorus
The Jonah Man
(music by Alex Rogers; lyrics by Alex Rogers)
Shylock Homestead
I Want to Be a Real Lady
(music by Tom Lemonier; lyrics by Alex Rogers)
Rosetta Lightfoot
The Czar
(music by John H. Cook and Will Marion Cook; lyrics by Alex Rogers)
Rareback Pinkerton and Company
(On) Emancipation Day
(music by Will Marion Cook; lyrics by Paul Laurence Dunbar)
Shylock Homestead, Rareback Pinkerton and Company
ACT 3 Sung By
Caboceers' Choral
(music by Will Marion Cook; lyrics by Paul Laurence Dunbar)
Company