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Black Rhythm   

 
Comedy Theatre , (12/19/1936 - 12/24/1936)
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Opening Date:Dec 19, 1936   
Closing Date:Dec 24, 1936 Total Performances:6

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: A Rehearsal Hall in Harlem; Backstage.


Production Staff
Produced by Earl Dancer and J. H. Levey
Book by Donald Heywood; Music by Donald Heywood; Lyrics by Donald Heywood; Musical Director: Donald Heywood
Directed by Earl Dancer and Donald Heywood
Cast
Clarence Albright Money
Eddie Baer Slim
Bertye Baker Lady of the Ensemble
Nita Berry Lady of the Ensemble
Black Rhythm Swingsters Dance Ensemble
Joe Byrd Dusty
Cotton Club Boys Dance Ensemble
Walder Davis Chichi
Marion Dow Lady of the Ensemble
Ina Duncan Wardrobe Sal
John Foss Eugene
Sammy Gardner Toby
Vivian Garnette Lady of the Ensemble
Barrington Guy Sonny
Lillian Hitchinson Lady of the Ensemble
Mildred Hubert Lady of the Ensemble
Ronny Hutchinson Lady of the Ensemble
Connie Jackson Lady of the Ensemble
Franklin Klien Mr. Feinstein
Jeni Le Gon Jenny
Jackie Lewis Lady of the Ensemble
Avon Long Rhythm
Alex Lovejoy Cornbread
Babe Matthews Babe
Eddie Matthews Joe Michaels
Mary Lou Murphy Lady of the Ensemble
Neauchanter Nerhune Lady of the Ensemble
Thelma Prince Lady of the Ensemble
The Rhythmettes Dance Ensemble
Ruby Richard Lady of the Ensemble
Walter Richardson David Songbird
Dede Rogers Lady of the Ensemble
Maude Russell Laura
Savoy Lindy Hoppers Dance Ensemble
Peggy Sheppard Lady of the Ensemble
Edith Sykes Lady of the Ensemble
Constance Thompson Lady of the Ensemble
William Walker Mr. Heydon
Geneva Washington Eva
Wen Talbot Choir Chorus
Sonia Whitfield Lady of the Ensemble
Speedy Wilson Bodidly
Woodrow Wilson Van Bugg
Swing: Sinclair Brooks
music by Donald Heywood; lyrics by Donald Heywood
ACT 1Sung By
Truckers Ball Toby and Ensemble
Bow Down Sinners David Songbird and Choir
Back in Circulation Black Rhythm Swingsters, Rhythmettes and Choir
ACT 2Sung By
Orchids David Songbird
Here 'Tis Jenny and Rhythmettes
Black Rhythm Eva and Rhythm
Doin' the Toledo Babe
Emaline Sonny, Jenny, Laura, Babe, Eva and Ensemble