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The Rose of China   

 
Lyric Theatre, (11/25/1919 - 1/07/1920)
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Opening Date: Nov 25, 1919    
Closing Date: Jan 07, 1920 Total Performances: 47

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: The garden of Tsao Ling, Tommy Tilford's bungalow and the Terrace outside the bungalow



Production Staff
Produced by F. Ray Comstock and Morris Gest
Music by Armand Vecsey; Book by Guy Bolton; Lyrics by P. G. Wodehouse; Based on a play by Samuel Shipman; Featuring songs with lyrics by Oscar Shaw; Musical Director: Frank Tours
Staged by Robert Milton and Julian Mitchell
Scenic Design by Joseph Urban; Costume Design by Alice O'Neil and Helen Dryden
Cast
Dolly AlwinEnsemble
Marjorie BaileyEnsemble
Jean BarnettEnsemble
Gene BillingtonEnsemble
Jane BrownEnsemble
Louise BrownelTon Ka
Blanche ChristenEnsemble
Cecil CunninghamPolly Baldwin
Marion CushionEnsemble
Percy DavenportEnsemble
Nelly DayEnsemble
Georgie DeckerEnsemble
Ed DwyerEnsemble
Leo DwyerPriest
Mabelle ElliottEnsemble
Marie HeboldEnsemble
Madeline HurlockEnsemble
Paul IrvingDum Tong
Billy IzzardEnsemble
Thomas E. JacksonChung
Perry LindbloomEnsemble
Larry MackEnsemble
Frank McIntyreWilson Peters
Bessie MoreEnsemble
Robert MoreyEnsemble
Bessie MulliganEnsemble
Olive O'BrienEnsemble
Edna May OliverMrs. Hobson
Cynthia PerotGrace Hobson
Ed PierceEnsemble
William H. PringleTsao Ling
Thelma RichardsEnsemble
Jane RichardsonLing Tao
Virginia RichmondEnsemble
Gus RichtonEnsemble
Stanley RidgesTing-Fang-Lee
Virginia RocheEnsemble
Mona SartorisEnsemble
Eleanor ScottEnsemble
Georgie ScottEnsemble
Mary ScottEnsemble
Oscar ShawTommy Tilford
Beatrice SingerEnsemble
Grace WestEnsemble
Swan WoodDance Specialty
music by Armand Vecsey; lyrics by P. G. Wodehouse
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
Hymn to the SunEnsemble
YaleTing-Fang-Lee and Chinese Girls
Bunny DearLing Tao and Chinese Girls
The Legend of the Tea TreeLing Tao and Tommy Tilford
College SpiritTommy Tilford, Wilson Peters and Ting-Fang-Lee
What! What! What!Polly Baldwin and Tommy Tilford
ACT 2 Sung By
Little BrideLing Tao and Ensemble
Our Chinese Bungalow
(lyrics by P. G. Wodehouse and Oscar Shaw)
Ling Tao and Tommy Tilford
ProposalsPolly Baldwin, Wilson Peters and Tommy Tilford
When You Are in ChinaLing Tao, Tommy Tilford, Grace Hobson and Mrs. Hobson
YesterdayLing Tao and Tommy Tilford
ACT 3 Sung By
The Spirit of the DrumTon Ka and Girls
(Down) On the Banks of the SubwayPolly Baldwin and Wilson Peters
My China RoseTommy Tilford and Girls
Broken BlossomsLing Tao