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The Chocolate Dandies   

 
New Colonial Theatre , (9/01/1924 - 11/22/1924)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Sep 01, 1924   
Closing Date:Nov 22, 1924 Total Performances:96

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Bamville, Mississippi


Production Staff
Produced by B. C. Whitney
Music by Eubie Blake; Book by Noble Sissle and Lew Payton; Lyrics by Noble Sissle; Musical Director: Eubie Blake; Vocal arrangements by Lorenzo Calduel; Music orchestrated by Lorenzo Calduel; Featuring songs by Chris Smith and Edgar Dowell
Staged by Julian Mitchell; Production Supervised by Eubie Blake and Noble Sissle
Costume Design by John Newton Booth, Kiviette and Hugh Willoughby; Lighting Design by Tony Greshoff
Cast
Anita Alexander Chorus
John Alexander Jump Steady
Chorus
Josephine Baker That Comedy Chorus Girl
A Deserted Female
Ruby Barbee Chorus
Henry M. Batchelder Chorus
Aimee Bates Chorus
Dorothy Bellis Chorus
May Benjamin Chorus
W. H. Berry Harmony King
Eubie Blake At the Piano
Bournis Brown Chorus
J. Mardo Brown Struttin' Drum Major
Ivan H. Browning Dan Jackson
Harmony King
Gladys Bryant Chorus
E. C. Caldwell Chorus
Addison Carey Black Joe, Jr.
Auditor
Curtis Carpentier Sandy Scarecrow's Jockey
Alfred Chester Chorus
Inez Clough Mrs. Hez Brown
Mae Cobb Chorus
Hazel Cole Chorus
Percy Colston Bookkeeper
Albertina Conley
Richard Cooper Cashier
Chorus
Earl Crompton Chorus
Charlie Davis Snappy
June Dodge Chorus
George Dosher Chorus
Howard Elmore Chorus
May Fanning Chorus
Gwendolyn Feaster Sammy
Chic Fisher Jump Steady
Chorus
Mae Fortune Chorus
Marie Frane Chorus
Lottie Gee Angeline Brown
Marion Gee Chorus
Eleanor Greenwood Chorus
William Grundy Mr. Hez Brown
Lolita Hall Chorus
W. A. Hann Bill Splivens
Harmony King
Violet Holland Chorus
Johnny Hudgins Joe Dolks
Mildred Hudgins Chorus
Viola Jackson Chorus
Fred Jennings Uncle Eph
The Porter
Peach Johns Chorus
George Jones, Jr. Bookmaker
Harmony King
Lloyd Keyes Her Bunco Attorney
Chorus
Horace Langhorne Chorus
Claude Lawson Draft Clerk
Marie Marsh Chorus
Carmen Marshall Chorus
Thelma McLaughlin Chorus
Doris Mignotte Chorus
Buster Milelr Chorus
Helene Mitchell Chorus
J. W. Mobley Chorus
Mabel Nichols Chorus
Catherine Parker Chorus
Lew Payton Mose Washington
Hilda Perleno Chorus
Lee Randall Silas Green
Chorus
Amanda Randolph Mandy Green
Thelma Rhoten Chorus
Ferdie Robinson Shorty
Bank Policeman
Chorus
Annette Rody Chorus
Madge Roma Chorus
Jennie Salmons Chorus
William Sheppard Chorus
Willard Sinkford Chorus
Noble Sissle Dobby Hicks
Mildred Smallwood Mischief
Chorus
Joe Smith Chorus
Lucille Smith Chorus
Russell Smith Johnnie Wise
Valaida Snow Manda
Secretary
Aimee Spencer Chorus
Clara Titus Chorus
Elizabeth Welsh Jessie Johnson
Virginia Wheeler Chorus
Frankie Williams Chorus
Jaculine Williams Chorus
Bertha Wright Chorus
Rose Young Chorus
music by Eubie Blake; lyrics by Noble Sissle
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

ACT 1Sung By
Mammy's Choc'late Cullud Chile Mandy Green
Have a Good Time, Everybody Opening Chorus
That Charleston Dance Jessie Johnson
The Slave of Love Angeline Brown and Dan Jackson
I'll Find My Love in D-I-X-I-E Dobby Hicks and His Dixie Darlings
Bandannaland Silas Green, Johnnie Wise and Bandannaland Girls
The Sons of Old Black Joe Syncopated Sunflowers
Jassamine Lane Angeline Brown, Dan Jackson and Jassamine Chorus
Dumb Luck Mose Washington
Jump Steady Silas Green
Breakin' 'Em Down Manda and Chorus
Jockey's Life for Mine Snappy and Jockeys
ACT 2Sung By
Dixie Moon Bookmaker and Chorus
Land of Dancing Pickaninnies Snappy and Bamville Picks
Thinking of Me Angeline Brown and Dan Jackson
All the Wrong's You've Done to Me
(music by Chris Smith, Edgar Dowell and Lew Payton; lyrics by Chris Smith, Edgar Dowell and Lew Payton)
Mose Washington and Joe Dolks
Manda Manda and Syncopated Sunflowers
Take Down Dis Letter Mose Washington
Chocolate Dandies Dobby Hicks, Pianist and Their Struttin' Company