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Dearest Enemy   

Knickerbocker Theatre, (9/18/1925 - 5/22/1926)
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Opening Date: Sep 18, 1925    
Closing Date: May 22, 1926 Total Performances: 286

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: The Murray Mansion, New York City, 1776.

Production Staff
Produced by George Ford
Book by Herbert Fields; Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Music orchestrated by Emil Gerstenberger
Dances and Ensembles Directed by Carl Hemmer; Directed by John Murray Anderson; Libretto Directed by Charles Sinclair and Harry Ford
Scenic Design by Clark Robinson; Costume Design by Mark Mooring (Costumes for Act One), Hubert Davis (Costumes for Act One) and James Reynolds (Costumes for Acts Two and Three)
Orchestra under the direction of Richard Rodgers
Flavia ArcaroMrs. Robert Murray
Peggy BancroftEnsemble
Charles BenningtonDance Specialty
Arthur BrownLieutenant Sudsby
Walter BurkeEnsemble
Rachel ChesterEnsemble
Harold CraneGeneral Sir William Howe
Roberta CurryAdele
James CushmanMajor Aaron Burr
Marian DabneyEnsemble
Marita DennisEnsemble
H.E. EldridgeGeneral George Washington
William EvillGeneral Henry Clinton
Gloria FayeEnsemble
Helen FordBetsy Burke
Percy FrenchPrivate Woods
Alden GayCaroline
Louis GomezEnsemble
Conrad GordonEnsemble
George HaroldEnsemble
Don KnoblochEnsemble
Frank LambertEnvoy
Edward LarkinEnsemble
Andrew Lawlor, Jr.Jimmy Burke
Joy LeitchEnsemble
Betty LinnMarjorie
Mildred MannEnsemble
Burton McEvillyEnsemble
Elizabeth NorthEnsemble
Jane OvertonPeg
Dance Specialty
Josephine PayneEnsemble
Detmar PoppenGeneral John Tryon
Geneva PriceEnsemble
Charles PurcellCaptain Sir John Copeland
Eugenia RenonEnsemble
John SeymourCaptain Harry Tryon
Jack ShannonPrivate Peters
Lucille SmyserEnsemble
Helen SpringJane Murray
Mark TruscottPrivate Lindsay
John ValentineEnsemble
Marian WilliamsAnnabelle
Polly WilliamsEnsemble
Percy WoodleyGeneral Israel Putnam
Devah WorrellEnsemble
Mabel ZoecklerEnsemble
music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Lorenz Hart
ACT 1 Sung By
Heigh-Ho, Lackaday!Mrs. Robert Murray and Girls
War Is WarMrs. Robert Murray and Girls
I Beg Your PardonJane Murray and Captain Harry Tryon
CheerioCaptain Sir John Copeland and Officers
Full Blown RosesMrs. Robert Murray, Officers and Girls
The HermitsMrs. Robert Murray and General John Tryon
Here in My ArmsBetsy Burke and Captain Sir John Copeland
Tho' We've No Authentic ReasonEnsemble
ACT 2 Sung By
GavotteOfficers and Girls
I'd Like To Hide ItBetsy Burke and Girls
Where the Hudson River FlowsMrs. Robert Murray, General Sir William Howe, General John Tryon, Officers and Girls
Bye and ByeBetsy Burke and Captain Sir John Copeland
Old Enough to LoveGeneral John Tryon and Girls
Sweet PeterJane Murray, Captain Harry Tryon, Officers and Girls
Here's a KissJane Murray and Captain Sir John Copeland
ACT 3 Sung By
Here in My Arms (Reprise) Betsy Burke