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Mecca   

 
Century Theatre , (10/04/1920 - 1/22/1921)
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Opening Date:Oct 04, 1920   
Closing Date:Jan 22, 1921 Total Performances:130

Category: Musical, Mime, Spectacle, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: In and around Egypt about a thousand years ago


Production Staff
Produced by F. Ray Comstock and Morris Gest
Music by Percy E. Fletcher; Book by Oscar Asche; Lyrics by Oscar Asche; Musical Director: Frank Tours; Additional lyrics by Richard Burton
Choreographed by Michel Fokine; Staged by E. Lyall Swete; Entire production under the personal direction of Morris Gest
Scenic Design by Phil Harker and Joseph Harker; Costume Design by Percy Anderson and Leon Bakst; Properties designed by Carl Link
Cast
Audrey Anderson Ayesha
Arthur Barron Gate Keeper
(Of Cairo)
Beulah Berson Ensemble
Mr. Boughman Ensemble
Mr. Bowlan Ensemble
Lionel Braham Ali Shar
Esther Brankin Ensemble
Margaret Brodnax Lamra
Orville R. Caldwell The Sultan, Al Malik Al-Nasir
Lionel Chalmers An Old Wazir
Florence Chandler Ensemble
Alice Cole Ensemble
Mr. Conroy Ensemble
Genevieve Dolaro An Old Woman
John Doran Abu Yaksan
Dorothy Durland Ensemble
Evelyn Farrar Ensemble
Mr. Fitzpatrick Ensemble
Mr. Gray Ensemble
Viola Green Ensemble
Herbert Grimwood Prince Nur Al-Din
Sybil Gunn Ensemble
Gladys Hanson Sharazad
Richard Henry Officer of the Guard
Patriarch
Harriet Hicklin Ensemble
Earl Hoppe Ensemble
Dorothy Johnson Ensemble
Hildreth Keehner Ensemble
Georgia Lane Ensemble
Walter Lane Abram
Mr. Lawrence Ensemble
Thomas Leary Wei San Wei
Dorothy Lee Ensemble
Florence Loeb Ensemble
Martha Lorber Dancing Girl
Lily Lubell Ensemble
Kate Mayhew Zarka
Nesha Medwin Ensemble
Thomas Merryman Zan
Ida Mulle Wei Wa Shi
Mr. Nash Ensemble
John Nicholson Abdullah
Mr. Oliver Ensemble
Edwina Oliver Ensemble
John Pierson Wazir Au Shamar
Gabrielle Pitcher Ensemble
Mai Poth Mirza
Harry L. Reese A Singer of the Pilgrims
Suzanne Rennard Ensemble
Robert Rhodes Kataf
Virginia Richardson Ensemble
Nellie Savage Ensemble
Harold Skinner Wazir Al Khasib
Basil Smith The Blind Man
Erna Steinway Ensemble
Phyllis Sydney Ensemble
Elizabeth Talma Zobeide
Irene Titus Ensemble
Hannah Toback Zummurud
Edward Watson Zaid
Elizabeth West Ensemble
Billie Wilcox Ensemble
Julian Winters Orange Seller
Helen Zorn Nazida
music by Percy E. Fletcher; lyrics by Oscar Asche
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

ACT 1
The Gates of Cairo
From Bagdad We Come Ali Shar and Troupe
My King of Love Zummurud
A Fool There Was Abu Yaksan
The Sultan's March Sharazad's Theme
When Love Knocked Upon the Door Zummurud
Allah Guard Thee Ensemble
Me Welly Poor Old Chinaman Wei San Wei
In the Palace Gardens Singers and Dancers
ACT 2
Hast Though Been to Mecca Abu Yaksan
The Kin of Nur Al-Din Chorus
In the Harem
Love in My Breast
(lyrics by Oscar Asche and Richard Burton)
Zummurud
Memories of the Past
ACT 3
The Slave Market