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Apollo Theatre, (4/16/1923 - 5/19/1923)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Apr 16, 1923    
Closing Date: May 19, 1923 Total Performances: 40

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Mobile, Alabama and Chicago, Illinois



Production Staff
Produced by Criterion Productions, Inc.
Book by Eddie Hunter; Music by Ben Harris; Lyrics by Ben Harris; Additional numbers by Will Vodery and Henry Creamer; Music orchestrated by Will Vodery; Musical Director: Will Vodery
Directed by Sam H. Grisman; Choreographed by Henry Creamer and Frank Montgomery
Scenic Design by Runnel-Amend, Inc.
Cast
Eunice AndersonSister Brown
Sidney BechetChief of Police
LeRoy BroomfieldBrother Wire Nail
Alice BrownMiss Disappear
Claire CampbellSister High
Chappy ChapelleA Smart Lawyer
Alfred ChesterBrother Inkwell
Nona ChesterSister Jones
George W. CooperRufus Wise
Amanda CraigSarah Green
Amon DavisEbenezer Green
Elvetta DavisRuth Johnson
James DingbatBrother Low Down
Donita SistersSpecialty
Helen DunmoreCathrine Peace
Carrie EdwardsHortense Carter
Andrew FairchildDeacon Long Tack
Rita FairchildSister Know All
Hilary FriendSister Doolittle
Mary GoodwinSister Wrong
Lottie HarrisSister Scott
Vivian HarrisLorabelle Wise
Olive HarrisonSister Pull Back
George HaynesBrother Samson
Billy HigginsSmiling Sam
Eddie HunterRastus Skunkton Lime
Harry HunterFirst Policeman
Nina HunterDolores Love
Catherine JarvisSister Blue
Adrian JoyceSecond Policeman
Mabel KempMillie Johnson
George C. LaneDandy Dan
Dorothy LewisMarie Fraine
Alec LovejoyBrother Ham
George LynchBrother Wood
Emma MaitlandSister Bridge
Isaac MomenThird Policeman
Al MooreBrother Coal
Johnny NitSpecialty
Octavia SawyerSister Whale
Juanita StinetteMalinda Joy
Sadie TapinsSister Wright
Andrew TribbleOphelia Snow
Percy WadeBrother Smoke
Charles WalkerBrother Inkwell
Harry WatkinsBrother Sharp
Birch WilliamsBrother Black
Violet WilliamsSister Ashes
music by Ben Harris; lyrics by Ben Harris
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
Pretty MalindyBrother Wire Nail, Dolores Love, Sister Jones and Company
Certainly Is the TruthEnsemble
Goodnight, Brother GreenEnsemble
Syncopated StrainMiss Disappear, Dolores Love, Sister Jones and Company
Bandanna AnnaDancing Girls
Pickaninny VampA Smart Lawyer, Malinda Joy and Chorus
Sweetheart, FarewellA Smart Lawyer, Malinda Joy and Company
DinahEnsemble
ACT 2 Sung By
GingerenaBrother Wire Nail and Company
Charleston Swing
(music by Ben Harris, Henry Creamer and Will Vodery; lyrics by Ben Harris, Henry Creamer and Will Vodery)
Miss Disappear, Dolores Love, Sister Jones and Company
In My Dixie DreamlandSpecialty and Company
When I'm BlueMalinda Joy
Love Will Bring You HappinessA Smart Lawyer and Malinda Joy
I Didn't Grieve Over DanielMiss Disappear and Ebenezer Green
Keep the Man You've GotMiss Disappear
Count Your MoneyBrother Ham and Deacon Long Tack
E-Gypsy-Ann
(music by Ben Harris, Henry Creamer and Will Vodery; lyrics by Ben Harris, Henry Creamer and Will Vodery)
A Smart Lawyer, Malinda Joy and Company
Some More DancingSpecialty