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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
Cast
Flavia Arcaro Mrs. Robert Murray
Peggy Bancroft Ensemble
Charles Bennington Dance Specialty
Arthur Brown Lieutenant Sudsby
Walter Burke Ensemble
Rachel Chester Ensemble
Cynthia
Harold Crane General Sir William Howe
Roberta Curry Adele
Ensemble
James Cushman Major Aaron Burr
Ensemble
Marian Dabney Ensemble
Josephine
Marita Dennis Ensemble
H.E. Eldridge General George Washington
William Evill General Henry Clinton
Gloria Faye Ensemble
Helen Ford Betsy Burke
Percy French Private Woods
Alden Gay Caroline
Louis Gomez Ensemble
Conrad Gordon Ensemble
George Harold Ensemble
Don Knobloch Ensemble
Frank Lambert Envoy
Edward Larkin Ensemble
Andrew Lawlor, Jr. Jimmy Burke
Joy Leitch Ensemble
Betty Linn Marjorie
Ensemble
Mildred Mann Ensemble
Burton McEvilly Ensemble
Elizabeth North Ensemble
Jane Overton Peg
Dance Specialty
Josephine Payne Ensemble
Detmar Poppen General John Tryon
Geneva Price Ensemble
Charles Purcell Captain Sir John Copeland
Eugenia Renon Ensemble
John Seymour Captain Harry Tryon
Jack Shannon Private Peters
Lucille Smyser Ensemble
Helen Spring Jane Murray
Mark Truscott Private Lindsay
John Valentine Ensemble
Marian Williams Annabelle
Polly Williams Ensemble
Percy Woodley General Israel Putnam
Devah Worrell Ensemble
Mabel Zoeckler Ensemble
Susan
music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Lorenz Hart
ACT 1Sung By
Heigh-Ho, Lackaday! Mrs. Robert Murray and Girls
War Is War Mrs. Robert Murray and Girls
I Beg Your Pardon Jane Murray and Captain Harry Tryon
Cheerio Captain Sir John Copeland and Officers
Full Blown Roses Mrs. Robert Murray, Officers and Girls
The Hermits Mrs. Robert Murray and General John Tryon
Here in My Arms Betsy Burke and Captain Sir John Copeland
Tho' We've No Authentic Reason Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
Gavotte Officers and Girls
I'd Like To Hide It Betsy Burke and Girls
Where the Hudson River Flows Mrs. Robert Murray, General Sir William Howe, General John Tryon, Officers and Girls
Bye and Bye Betsy Burke and Captain Sir John Copeland
Old Enough to Love General John Tryon and Girls
Sweet Peter Jane Murray, Captain Harry Tryon, Officers and Girls
Here's a Kiss Jane Murray and Captain Sir John Copeland
ACT 3Sung By
Here in My Arms (Reprise)Betsy Burke