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Afgar   

 
Central Theatre, (11/08/1920 - 4/02/1921)
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Opening Date: Nov 08, 1920    
Closing Date: Apr 02, 1921 Total Performances: 168

Category: Musical, Spectacle, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Courtyard of the Palace of the Moor, Afgar; The Harem of the Palace.



Production Staff
Produced by Morris Gest and F. Ray Comstock
Music by Charles Cuvillier; Book by Fred Thompson and Worton David; Lyrics by Douglas Furher; Based on an operette by Andre Barde and Michel Carre; Musical Director: Victor Baravalle
Directed by Frank Collins
Scenic Design by Paul Poiret; Costume Design by Paul Poiret
Cast
William P. AdamsChorus
Queenie AndrewsZubaydah
Jean BarnetteZaumiss
Irving BeebeDon Juan, Jr.
Violet BlytheMessaouda
Clara BurtonBelbali
Frances CameronIsilda
Jeanne CaselleAmina
Guy CollinsThe Wise Man of the East
Danasch
Billie DanchaAntilas
Agnes D'AssiaShayana
Alice DelysiaZaydee
James DufferChorus
Fay EvelynHanifa
Anna FisherNayhara
Roy FitzsimmonsChorus
Alfred FrankChorus
Glenn GambleKhasan
Jean GreyBadoura
Olga HartingAnneka
Paul IrvingHoussain
Lupino LaneCoucourli
Oretta LewisZurudda
Alyce MelzardMorgiana
Betty MichaelsNissa
Ana MillerSylphine
Morris MilmanChorus
Olga NezzieElhawa
W. H. RawlinsLord Afgar
Carolyn ReynoldsMarrima
Vera RubySeraphine
Jacque SageDelona
Edward SheldonChorus
Philip SheridanGiafar
Betty SquiresKamarrah
Bertran UrrenneChorus
music by Charles Cuvillier; lyrics by Douglas Furber
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
Give the Devil His DueDon Juan, Jr.
Rose of SevilleIsilda
Live for LoveZaydee
Man from MexicoCoucourli
Why Don't You?
(music by Harry Tierney; lyrics by Joseph McCarthy)
Zaydee
ACT 2 Sung By
United We StandCoucourli, Houssain and Chorus
We're the Gentlemen of the HaremCoucourli, Lord Afgar, Don Juan, Jr. and Chorus
Sunshine ValleyIsilda
Where Art Thou, Romeo?
(music by Harry Tierney; lyrics by Joseph McCarthy)
Zaydee
Garden of Make BelieveZaydee
I Hate the Lovely Women
(music by Harry Tierney; lyrics by Joseph McCarthy)
Coucourli
Ceremony of VeilsZaydee, Isilda, Houssain and Chorus
'Neath Thy CasementDon Juan, Jr.