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Sweet Adeline   

 
Hammerstein's Theatre , (9/03/1929 - 3/22/1930)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Sep 03, 1929   
Closing Date:Mar 22, 1930 Total Performances:234

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A Musical Romance of the Gay Nineties in Two Acts
Setting: Hoboken, 1898; San Juan Hill, Cuba; Olympia Burlesque Theatre, the Bowery; Various Broadway theatres;


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Arthur Hammerstein
Produced by Arthur Hammerstein
Music by Jerome Kern; Book by Oscar Hammerstein II; Musical Director: Gustave Salzer; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett; Featuring songs with lyrics by Irene Franklin; Featuring songs by Jerry Jarnagin
Book staged by Reginald Hammerstein; Dances and Ensembles staged by Danny Dare
Costume Design by Charles Le Maire; Scenic Design by Gates & Morange
Technical Director: Leighton K. Brill; Stage Manager: Frank Wells
Cast
Caryl Bergman Nellie
Emil's younger daughter
Charles Butterworth Ruppert Day
Violet Carlson Dot
a piccolo player
Thomas Chadwick The Sultan
Sergeant Malone
Robert Chisholm James Day
Robert Fischer Emil Schmidt
Irene Franklin Lulu Ward
an actress
Gus Gus
Max Hoffmann, Jr. Tom Martin
first mate, S.S. St. Paul
Robert Emmett Keane Dan Ward
a theatrical advance agent
Len Mence Sam Herzig
a theatrical manager
Helen Morgan Addie
Emil's older daughter
John Seymour Sid Barnett
a composer and orchestra leader
Will Will
Irving Arnold Gentleman of the Ensemble
Helen Ault Maizie O'Rourke
Girl of the Gay Nineties
Sally Bates Hester Van Doren Day
Peter Bender Willie Day
Louise Bernhardt Girl of the Gay Nineties
Harriet Britton Girl of the Gay Nineties
Dorothy Brown Girl of the Gay Nineties
Lillian Burke Girl of the Gay Nineties
John Campbell Gentleman of the Ensemble
Mary Carney Girl of the Gay Nineties
Kaye Carroll Girl of the Gay Nineties
Don Carter Gentleman of the Ensemble
Louise Chowning Girl of the Gay Nineties
Gertrude Clave George Smith's Girl Band
Nore Cliff Girl of the Gay Nineties
Aida Conkey Girl of the Gay Nineties
Don Cortez Gentleman of the Ensemble
Myrtle Cox Girl of the Gay Nineties
Wally Crisham Eddie
man of all-work around theatre
Betty Croke Girl of the Gay Nineties
Nonie Dale Girl of the Gay Nineties
Joseph Davidenko Gentleman of the Ensemble
Fanille Davies Girl of the Gay Nineties
George Djimos The Jester
Frank Dobert Gentleman of the Ensemble
Lynn Eldridge Gentleman of the Ensemble
Harry Esmond Old Sport
La Vergne Evans Girl of the Gay Nineties
Jackson Fairchild Young Blood
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Polly Fisher George Smith's Girl Band
Frances Flanigan George Smith's Girl Band
Christine Gallagher Girl of the Gay Nineties
Helene Gardner Girl of the Gay Nineties
Mildred Gethins Girl of the Gay Nineties
Pauline Gorin Lena
Girl of the Gay Nineties
Jack Gray Doctor
Evelyn Hannons Girl of the Gay Nineties
Muriel Harrison Girl of the Gay Nineties
Dorothy Hiller Girl of the Gay Nineties
Jerry Jarnagin Mr. Gilhooley
Helen Kelly Girl of the Gay Nineties
Grace La Rue Girl of the Gay Nineties
Evelyn Laurie Girl of the Gay Nineties
Gloria Le Bow Girl of the Gay Nineties
Louis Leo On the Ladder
Borrah Levinson George
Andy Lieb Gentleman of the Ensemble
Madge MacAnally Girl of the Gay Nineties
George Magis Doc
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Marion Martin Girl of the Gay Nineties
Helen McDonald Girl of the Gay Nineties
Peggy Messinger Girl of the Gay Nineties
Paul Moran Gentleman of the Ensemble
Billy Murray Gentleman of the Ensemble
Laura Mutch George Smith's Girl Band
Gladys Nelson Girl of the Gay Nineties
Ruby Nevins Girl of the Gay Nineties
Ruth Penery Girl of the Gay Nineties
George Raymond August
a student
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Joe Reilly Props
Josephine Rice George Smith's Girl Band
Tom Rider A Cabby
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Robertina Robertson Girl of the Gay Nineties
Gustave Salzer Gus, 1st violin
Len Saxon Gentleman of the Ensemble
Madgio Schmylee Girl of the Gay Nineties
Martin Sheppard Gentleman of the Ensemble
Colonel
William Sheppard Head Carpenter
Gabe Case
proprietor, McGowan's Pass Tavern
Bob Shutta Gentleman of the Ensemble
Alexis Sokoloff Gentleman of the Ensemble
Baum Sturz Girl of the Gay Nineties
Bertha Mae Swan Girl of the Gay Nineties
Morris Tepper Gentleman of the Ensemble
Mabel Thilbault George Smith's Girl Band
Tom Thompson Orderly
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Jim Thornton Jim Thornton
Elenore Tierney Girl of the Gay Nineties
Cyrilla Tuite Girl of the Gay Nineties
Emily Van Hoven Girl of the Gay Nineties
Genevieve Van Hoven Girl of the Gay Nineties
Robert Vernon Gentleman of the Ensemble
Efim Vitis Gentleman of the Ensemble
Lorena Walcott Girl of the Gay Nineties
Ben Wells Gabe Case
proprietor, McGowan's Pass Tavern
Marion Young Girl of the Gay Nineties
music by Jerome Kern; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

ACT 1Sung By
Play Us a Polka Dot Dot (a piccolo player), Boys and Girls
Twas Not So Long Ago Addie (Emil's older daughter) and Ensemble
My Husband's First Wife
(lyrics by Irene Franklin)
Lulu Ward (an actress)
Here Am I Addie (Emil's older daughter) and Dot (a piccolo player)
First Mate Martin Tom Martin (first mate, S.S. St. Paul), Ruppert Day and Ensemble
Spring is Here Dot (a piccolo player), Ruppert Day and Girls
Out of the Blue Jim Thornton, Tom Martin (first mate, S.S. St. Paul), Boys, Dot (a piccolo player), Nellie (Emil's younger daughter), Girls, Drill, Gus and Will
Naughty Boy Lulu Ward (an actress), Ruppert Day and Girls
Oriental Moon The Sultan, The Jester and Ensemble
Mollie O' Donahue Maizie O'Rourke and Girls
Why Was I Born? Addie (Emil's older daughter)
Finale Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
Twas Not So Long Ago (Reprise)Emil Schmidt
Winter in Central Park Ensemble
The Sun About to Rise Sid Barnett (a composer and orchestra leader), Addie (Emil's older daughter), Jim Thornton and Ensemble
Some Girl is on Your Mind James Day, Tom Martin (first mate, S.S. St. Paul), Sid Barnett (a composer and orchestra leader), Jim Thornton and Male Ensemble
Don't Ever Leave Me Addie (Emil's older daughter) and James Day
Here I am (Reprise)Dot (a piccolo player)
Finaletto Addie (Emil's older daughter)
Indestructible Kate
(music by Irene Franklin and Jerry Jarnagin; lyrics by Irene Franklin and Jerry Jarnagin)
Lulu Ward (an actress)
Take Me for a Honeymoon Ride Dot (a piccolo player), Ruppert Day, Gus, Will and Bicycle Girls
Harbor Scene
Scene Addie (Emil's older daughter), Sid Barnett (a composer and orchestra leader) and Jim Thornton
Twas Not So Long Ago (Reprise)Chorus
Finale Ensemble