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The Southerners   

 
New York Theatre , (5/23/1904 - 6/25/1904)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:May 23, 1904   
Closing Date:Jun 25, 1904 Total Performances:36

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: New Orleans


Production Staff
Produced by George W. Lederer
Music by Will Marion Cook; Book by Will Mercer and Richard Grant; Lyrics by Will Mercer and Richard Grant; Musical Director: Antonio DeNovellis; Featuring songs by Egbert Van Alstyne; Featuring songs with lyrics by R.C. MacPherson, Harry Williams, Harry B. Smith and Will Marion Cook
Staged by George W. Lederer; Choreographed by Joseph C. Smith
Scenic Design by D. Frank Dodge; Costume Design by Caroline F. Siedle
Cast
Florence Arkell Lily
Wilmer Bentley Colonel Maximilian Easy
William Wallace Black Colonel Maximilian Easy
Hattie Burdell Louisiana
Irene Cameron Pansy
Vinie Daly Parthenia
Ethel Davies Florida
Reine Davies Japonica Preston
Mildred De Vere Violet
Paul Decker Phil Fuller
Walter Dixon Aunt Matilda
Belva Don Kersley Daisy
Wheeler Earl Sam Blossom
Elfie Fay Polly Drayton
Edith Girvin Alabama
William Gould LeRoy Preston
General Preston
Albert Hart Bob Rutledge
Louise Lathrop Olivia Pemberton
Eddie Leonard Uncle Dan'l
Dandy Dan
Sallie Loomis Virginia
Junie McCree Brannigan Bey
Abbie Mitchell Mandy Lou
Charles Moore Uncle Mose
Bertyne Mortimer Magnolia Preston
Bessie Moulton Georgia
Lorraine Osborne Marguerite
Violet Pearle Atlanta
Theodore S. Peters Lewis Middleton
Ella Ray Carolina
Lillian Rice Orleans
Averta Sanchez Maryland
Cecil Somers Harry Stetson
Joseph W. Standish Judge Budge
Mabel Verne Rose
Charles Wentz Cecil Brown
music by Will Marion Cook; lyrics by Will Mercer and Richard Grant
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

ACT 1Sung By
I Love the Southland Chorus
Daisy Deane
Swing Along Children
A pinafored, pig-tailed girl and a knickerbockered boy Cyril Osborn and Japonica Preston
I Love the Southland (Reprise)
Julep Song Sextette or Octette
The Chipmunk and the Squirrel Polly Drayton
Agitate the cymbals! Chorus
When I First Went to Turkey Brannigan Bey and Chorus
Tippecannoe
(music by Egbert Van Alstyne; lyrics by Harry Williams)
LeRoy Preston
Dandy Dan Dandy Dan
(It's) Allus de Same in Dixie
As the Sun Flower Turns to the Sun
(lyrics by Harry B. Smith)
Mandy Lou
Mandy Lou
(lyrics by R.C. MacPherson)
Mandy Lou
Darktown Barbecue
(lyrics by Will Marion Cook)
Slaves
ACT 2Sung By
In Oriental nations, in harems of the East Chorus
Clancy Had a Fancy Brannigan Bey
A Southern Gentleman Bob Rutledge and Chorus
Where the Lotus Blossoms Grow Japonica Preston
Sarah Jane LeRoy Preston and Wives
Good Evenin' Parthenia and Dandy Dan
The Sunny South Polly Drayton
The Irish Canary Brannigan Bey
I Love You Polly Drayton and Brannigan Bey