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Bandanna Land   

 
Majestic Theatre , (2/03/1908 - 4/18/1908)
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Opening Date:Feb 03, 1908   
Closing Date:Apr 18, 1908 Total Performances:89

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: Amos Simmons' home; Off Fellows' Hall; "Bandanna Land"


Production Staff
Produced by F. Ray Comstock
Music by Will Marion Cook; Book by Jesse A. Shipp and Alex Rogers; Lyrics by Jesse A. Shipp and Alex Rogers; Featuring "It's Hard to Love Somebody" by Chris Smith and Cecil Mack; Featuring "Somewhere" by Frank H. Williams and Joe Jordan; Featuring "Late Hours" by Bert A. Williams and David Kempner; Featuring "Kinky" and "When I Was Sweet Sixteen" by Mord Allen; Featuring "When I Was Sweet Sixteen" by J. Leubrie Hill; Orchestra under the direction of Will Marion Cook and James J. Vaughan
Staged by Jesse A. Shipp and Alex Rogers; Musical numbers staged by Aida Overton Walker
Scenic Design by Carns, New York; Women's costumes by Pauline Reed; Men's costumes by Richie Harnden Company; Mr. Walker's costumes by Max Marx
Cast
Abbie Mitchell Cook Mandy Lou
niece of Amos
J. Leubrie Hill Sandy Turner
chairman of the corporation meeting
Ada Rex Angelina Diggs
teacher and president of the R.L.B.H. Society
Alex Rogers Amos Simmons
who owns the property that all the fuss is about
Lavinia Rogers Doc Foster
the Conjure Man
Jesse A. Shipp Mose Blackstone
a lawyer and founder of the T.S.C.R. Co.
Henry Troy Mr. Collins
Secretary of the Corporation
Fred Lewis
Fountain Lewis' nephew
Aida Overton Walker Dinah Simmons
Amos' daughter
George W. Walker Bud Jenkins
Bon Bon Buddie
Bert A. Williams Skunkton Bowser
the missing heir
Mord Allen Si Springer
janitor
Bessie Brady Amelia Green
Dinah's Schoolmate
George Catlin Jack Dimery
Uncle Apple Jack
W.H. Chappelle Sleepy Jim Harper
Bertha Clarke Cynthia
niece of Amos
Maggie Davis Julia Smothers
Dinah's Schoolmate
Ida Day Babe Brown
Dinah's Schoolmate
Lloyd G. Gibbs Deacon Sparks
H. B. Guillaume Dick Beel
on the Board
Charles Hall Jim Strode
on the Board
Angelo Hously Bill Hayden
on the Board
Matt Hously Neil Carter
on the Board
Katie Jones Becky White
a kid
James E. Lightfoot Mr. Wilson
large shareholder
Hattie McIntosh Sophie Simmons
Amos' wife
Charles H. Moore Pete Simmons
Amos' brother
J. Francis Mores Doc Foster
the Conjure Man
Arthur Payne Mr. White
on the Board
J. P. Reed Mr. Black
on the Board
Sterling Rex Mr. Jones
large shareholder
L.H. Saulsbury Abe Milum
on the Board
R. Henri Strange Fountain Lewis
owner of the Carrolton Hotel barber shop
G. Henry Tapley Mr. Brown
on the Board
James M. Thomas Sid Morgan
on the Board
Ada Vaughan Jim Harper, Jr.
Bessie Vaughan Sue Higgins
Dinah's Schoolmate
Marguerite Ward Sis Black
a kid
Frank H. Williams Mr. Green
on the Board
music by Will Marion Cook; lyrics by Jesse A. Shipp and Alex Rogers
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

ACT 1Sung By
Corn Song Mandy Lou (niece of Amos), Male Quartette and Chorus
Kinky
(lyrics by Mord Allen)
Dinah Simmons (Amos' daughter) and Kinky Girls
'Tain't Gwine to Be No Rain Amos Simmons (who owns the property that all the fuss is about) and Male Chorus
Exhortation Deacon Sparks and Male Chorus
Until Then Skunkton Bowser (the missing heir), Bud Jenkins (Bon Bon Buddie) and Male Chorus
ACT 2Sung By
Minuet Mose Blackstone (a lawyer and founder of the T.S.C.R. Co.)
Red, Red Rose Mandy Lou (niece of Amos)
When I Was Sweet Sixteen
(music by J. Leubrie Hill; lyrics by Mord Allen)
Angelina Diggs (teacher and president of the R.L.B.H. Society)
It's Hard to Love Somebody (When Your Somebody Don't Love You)
(music by Chris Smith; lyrics by Cecil Mack)
Dinah Simmons (Amos' daughter)
Just the Same
Somewhere
(music by Frank H. Williams and Joe Jordan; lyrics by Frank H. Williams and Joe Jordan)
Mr. Collins (Secretary of the Corporation) and Chorus
Late Hours
(music by Bert A. Williams; lyrics by David Kempner)
Mose Blackstone (a lawyer and founder of the T.S.C.R. Co.)
Bon Bon Buddie Bud Jenkins (Bon Bon Buddie)
ACT 3Sung By
Ethiopia
(music by Al Johns)
Dinah Simmons (Amos' daughter) and Girls
Me to Me Is Me Mose Blackstone (a lawyer and founder of the T.S.C.R. Co.)