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The Shoo-Fly Regiment   

Grand Opera House, (6/03/1907 - 6/08/1907)
Bijou Theatre, (8/06/1907 - 8/17/1907)
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Opening Date: Jun 03, 1907    
Closing Date: Aug 17, 1907 Total Performances: 23

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: Acts I and III: Lincolnville Institute in Alabama. Act II: Philippines.

Production Staff
Produced by Melville B. Raymond
Music by J. Rosamond Johnson; Book by Bob Cole; Lyrics by James W. Johnson; Musical Director: James Reese Europe; Lyrics for "On the Gay Luneta" and "Who Do You Love?" by Robert Cole; Music and Lyrics for "If Adam Hadn't Seen the Apple Tree" by Robert Cole; Lyrics for "Li'l Gal" by Paul Laurence Dunbar; Music for "On the Gay Luneta" by James Reese Europe
Staged by Bob Cole; Luneta dances arranged by Siren Nevarro
Costume Design by Siren Nevarro; Settings by Ernest Albert
Bob ColeHunter Wilson
janitor, Lincolnville Institute
Wesley JenkinsBrother Doolittle
"Bode Edjicashun"
J. Rosamond JohnsonEdward Jackson
a graduate of Tuskegee
Sam LucasBrother Doless
"Bode Edjicashun"
Siren NevarroGrizelle
a Filipino dancer
Arthur RayNapoleon Bonaparte Lumpkins
the snowball
a farmer
Andrew TribbleOphelia
the village pride
Fannie WiseRose Maxwell
the professor's daughter
Herbert AmosA Filipino Spy
Frank De LyonsWilliamson
a blacksmith
Mollie DillDilsey Lumpkins
a widow with a family
Henry GantUncle July Jackson
Ned's father
Nettie GlennVirginia
Ned's sister
Anna Cook PankeyMartha Jones
lady principal
Theodore PankeyLieutenant Dixon
Co. G., 54th U.S.V.
William PhelpsOrderly
Co. H., 54th U.S.V.
J. T. PorterMailman
Lincolnville Post Office
Arthur TalbotProfessor Maxwell
principal of Lincolnville Institute
Elizabeth WilliamsAunt Phoebe Jackson
Ned's mother
music by J. Rosamond Johnson; lyrics by James Weldon Johnson
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
De Bo'd of EducationBrother Doolittle ("Bode Edjicashun") and Brother Doless ("Bode Edjicashun")
The Little Choo-Choo, Gee-GeeEdward Jackson (a graduate of Tuskegee) and Hunter Wilson (janitor, Lincolnville Institute)
Just How Much I Love YouEdward Jackson (a graduate of Tuskegee)
If Adam Hadn't Seen the Apple Tree
(music by Robert Cole; lyrics by Robert Cole)
Hunter Wilson (janitor, Lincolnville Institute) and Picks
I'll Always Love Old DixieMartha Jones (lady principal) and Girls
Run, Brudder Rabbit, RunNapoleon Bonaparte Lumpkins (the snowball) and Ophelia (the village pride)
ACT 2 Sung By
SouthlandEdward Jackson (a graduate of Tuskegee), Martha Jones (lady principal) and Male Chorus
Li'l Gal
(lyrics by Paul Laurence Dunbar)
Edward Jackson (a graduate of Tuskegee) and Chorus
The Ghost of Deacon BrownHunter Wilson (janitor, Lincolnville Institute) and Chorus
On the Gay Luneta
(music by James Reese Europe; lyrics by Robert Cole)
Lieutenant Dixon (Co. G., 54th U.S.V.) and Chorus
LemmonsHunter Wilson (janitor, Lincolnville Institute)
ACT 3 Sung By
We've Been to Boston TownCompany
Who Do You Love?
(lyrics by Robert Cole)
Napoleon Bonaparte Lumpkins (the snowball) and Ophelia (the village pride)
Floating Down the NileEdward Jackson (a graduate of Tuskegee)
Down in the PhilippinesHunter Wilson (janitor, Lincolnville Institute) and Grizelle (a Filipino dancer)
The Old Flag Never Touched the GroundEntire Company