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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
Dolly Alwin Ensemble
Marjorie Bailey Ensemble
Jean Barnett Ensemble
Gene Billington Ensemble
Jane Brown Ensemble
Louise Brownel Ton Ka
Blanche Christen Ensemble
Cecil Cunningham Polly Baldwin
Marion Cushion Ensemble
Percy Davenport Ensemble
Nelly Day Ensemble
Georgie Decker Ensemble
Ed Dwyer Ensemble
Leo Dwyer Priest
Mabelle Elliott Ensemble
Marie Hebold Ensemble
Madeline Hurlock Ensemble
Paul Irving Dum Tong
Billy Izzard Ensemble
Thomas E. Jackson Chung
Perry Lindbloom Ensemble
Larry Mack Ensemble
Frank McIntyre Wilson Peters
Bessie More Ensemble
Robert Morey Ensemble
Bessie Mulligan Ensemble
Olive O'Brien Ensemble
Edna May Oliver Mrs. Hobson
Cynthia Perot Grace Hobson
Ed Pierce Ensemble
William H. Pringle Tsao Ling
Thelma Richards Ensemble
Jane Richardson Ling Tao
Virginia Richmond Ensemble
Gus Richton Ensemble
Stanley Ridges Ting-Fang-Lee
Virginia Roche Ensemble
Mona Sartoris Ensemble
Eleanor Scott Ensemble
Georgie Scott Ensemble
Mary Scott Ensemble
Oscar Shaw Tommy Tilford
Beatrice Singer Ensemble
Grace West Ensemble
Swan Wood Dance Specialty
music by Armand Vecsey; lyrics by P. G. Wodehouse
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1Sung By
Hymn to the Sun Ensemble
Yale Ting-Fang-Lee and Chinese Girls
Bunny Dear Ling Tao and Chinese Girls
The Legend of the Tea Tree Ling Tao and Tommy Tilford
College Spirit Tommy Tilford, Wilson Peters and Ting-Fang-Lee
What! What! What! Polly Baldwin and Tommy Tilford
ACT 2Sung By
Little Bride Ling Tao and Ensemble
Our Chinese Bungalow
(lyrics by P. G. Wodehouse and Oscar Shaw)
Ling Tao and Tommy Tilford
Proposals Polly Baldwin, Wilson Peters and Tommy Tilford
When You Are in China Ling Tao, Tommy Tilford, Grace Hobson and Mrs. Hobson
Yesterday Ling Tao and Tommy Tilford
ACT 3Sung By
The Spirit of the Drum Ton Ka and Girls
(Down) On the Banks of the Subway Polly Baldwin and Wilson Peters
My China Rose Tommy Tilford and Girls
Broken Blossoms Ling Tao