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Chu Chin Chow   

Manhattan Opera House, (10/22/1917 - circa. 1/1918)
Century Theatre, (1/14/1918 - 4/27/1918)
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Opening Date: Oct 22, 1917    
Closing Date: Apr 27, 1918 Total Performances: 208

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: A Musical in Three Acts, 13 Scenes
Setting: Bagdad, Iraq

Production Staff
Produced by William Elliott, F. Ray Comstock and Morris Gest
Book by Oscar Asche; Music by Frederick Norton; Lyrics by Oscar Asche; Music orchestrated by Percy E. Fletcher; Musical Director: Gustave Ferrari; Featuring songs by Grace Torrens; Featuring songs with lyrics by Arthur Anderson
Staged by E. Lyall Swete; Choreographed by Mlle. Guida and Alexis Kosloff
Scenic Design by Joseph Harker and Phil Harker; Costume Design by Percy Anderson
Nina ArtskaChorus
Edith BarrChorus
Lucy BeaumontMabubah
George BellThe Son of the Bean Seller
Louise BlanidChorus
Inez BorreroChorus
Claire BoydChorus
Francis J. BoyleAbdullah
Dolores BruneChorus
Claire BurtonChorus
Dorothy ButlerChorus
Kate CondonAlcolom
May CopelandChorus
Claire DasteChorus
Harda DaubeWoman in Green
Mercedes De CordobaChorus
Felice DeGregorioBaba Mustafa
Henry DixeyAli Baba
Gladys EarlcottChorus
Josephine EmeryThe Lady in the Pantomime
Rita FanningChorus
Helen FoxChorus
Katherine GalantaA Dancer
Marion GrayChorus
Eleanor HargraveChorus
Frances HendricksChorus
Annabelle HennesseyChorus
Robert Lee HillMusab
The Husband
Albert HowsonKasim Baba
Jeannette KaytonChorus
Rosita KhouryChorus
Bertha KnightChorus
Tessa KostaMarjanah
Helen LaTourChorus
Dorothy LeeChorus
Richie LingOtbah
Ann LinnChorus
Jessie LorraineChorus
Frank McCormackMukbill
Adele MeekerChorus
Olga MervilleChorus
Minnie MeyersChorus
Albert MooreKhuzymah
Ida MulleZatel-Demaki
Lillian NeilsonChorus
Kiyo OkitaChorus
Margerita PattiChorus
Gabrielle PitcherChorus
Mai PothChorus
Tyrone Power, Sr.Abu Hassan
Olive ProsserFortune Teller
Nan RainsforthChorus
George RaselyNur-Al-Huda
Florence ReedZahrat-Al-Huda
Mary ReillyChorus
Joan RemvilleChorus
Suzanne RenardChorus
Hazel M. RobertsonChorus
Alma RosineChorus
Louise RothackerChorus
Stella RothackerChorus
Sallie RoumayneChorus
Irene SparryChorus
Gordon StaplesThe Stranger
Beatrice SteinerChorus
Adele StollmanChorus
Lester SweydThe Lover
Arthur TaliaferroBean Seller
Matty ThomasBostan
Leonore ThompsonChorus
Clara VederaChorus
Nobu WatumaChorus
Ethel Mae WhitelyChorus
Pauline WilliamsChorus
music by Frederick Norton; lyrics by Oscar Asche
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
Here Be Oysters Stewed in HoneyAbdullah and Chorus
I Am Chu Chin ChowAbu Hassan and Chorus
Cleopatra's NileMarjanah and Chorus
I'll Sing and DanceAli Baba and Entire Company
When a Pullet Is PlumpAli Baba
We Are the Robbers of the WoodsRobbers' Chorus
I Shiver and Shake with FearAli Baba, Marjanah and Nur-Al-Huda
ACT 2 Sung By
Beans, Beans, BeansMabubah
All My Days Till End of LifeMarjanah and Ali Baba
At Siesta Time
(music by Grace Torrens; lyrics by Arthur Anderson)
Marjanah and Chorus
Any Time's Kissing Time
(lyrics by Frederick Norton)
If I Liken Thy ShapeMarjanah and Nur-Al-Huda
The Song of the ScimitarAbu Hassan and Chorus
ACT 3 Sung By
The Cobbler's SongBaba Mustafa
We Bring Ye FruitsFruit Girls
From Cairo, Bagdad, KhorasanOtbah
How Dear Is Our DayAlcolom and Ali Baba
(Sweet) Olive OilAbdullah and Chorus
Wedding ProcessionEnsemble