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Bamboola   

A Unique Afro-American Musical Comedy in Two Acts

Royale Theatre, (6/26/1929 - 7/18/1929)
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Opening Date: Jun 26, 1929    
Closing Date: Jul 18, 1929 Total Performances: 27

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two parts
Setting: In and around the Frost home in Savannah and the Jackson Theatre, New York


Production Staff
Produced by Irving Cooper
Music by D. Frank Marcus and Bernard Maltin; Book by D. Frank Marcus; Lyrics by D. Frank Marcus and Bernard Maltin; Conceived by Jimmie Cooper; Music arranged by Ken Macomber, Arthur Gutman, Hal Brown and Carl F. Williams; Vocal arrangements by Arthur Johnston
Directed by Sam Rose; Choreographed by Allie Ross
Scenic Design by Theatrical Art Studios and Beaumont Studios; Costume Design by Lili; Electrical effects by Display Stage Lighting Company
Cast
Billy Andrews
J. Quentin Creech, the star
Charles Banks
Ensemble
Alice Bowen
Ensemble
John Bragg
Ensemble
Brevard Burnett
Tom Gin, "The Chief Comedian"
Billie Cortez
Myrtle Wyms, the Soubrette
Fannie Cotton
Ensemble
Ernest Creanshaw
Ensemble
Frank Davis
Ensemble
Robert Ecton
Eb
The "Harmonizers"
Estella Finley
Ensemble
Violet Fisher
Ensemble
Clinton "Dusty" Fletcher
"Dusty"
Oliver Foster
Jeb
The "Harmonizers"
Mercedes Gilbert
Rhodendra Frost
Ray Giles
Deputy Sheriff
Stage Doorman
The Preacher
Timoney Gladstone
Ensemble
Kenneth Harris
Ensemble
Monte Hawley
'Lije Frost
Mabel Hopkins
Ensemble
Clara Howard
Ensemble
Pearl Howell
Ensemble
Revella Hughes
"The Song Bird"
Ruth Krygar
Second Pedestrian
Ensemble
Charles Lawrence
Ned
The "Harmonizers"
Claude Lawson
Fred
The "Harmonizers"
Carmen Lopez
Ensemble
Adelaide Marshall
Ensemble
John Mason
Sambo
Ernestine McLain
Ensemble
Josephine McLain
Ensemble
Dominick Mendez
Ensemble
Cora Merano
First Pedestrian
Anna's Maid
Arthur Oliver
Ensemble
Hilda Perleno
Shelia Nesoit
George Randol
Ludlow Bassom
Jenny Salmons
Ensemble
Edna Scarez
Ensemble
Ollie Schoonmaker
Ensemble
Thomas Schriner
Ensemble
Georgette Spelvin
Ensemble
Marion L. Tyler
Ensemble
Catherine Upshur
Ensemble
Isabell Washington
Anna Frost
Derby Wilson
Ensemble
Percy Winters
Samson Frost
ACT 1 Sung By
Evenin' Southland Singers and the Swanee Four
Ace of Spades Shelia Nesoit, Samson Frost and Ensemble
Dixie Vagabond Ludlow Bassom and Ensemble
Rub-a-Dub Your Rabbit's Foot Anna Frost
The Way to Do Bomboola Myrtle Wyms, the Soubrette, Samson Frost and Ensemble
Somebody Like Me Anna Frost, Ludlow Bassom, "The Song Bird", Shelia Nesoit, Sambo, "Dusty" and Tom Gin, "The Chief Comedian"
ACT 2 Sung By
Tailor Made Babies Myrtle Wyms, the Soubrette, Bomboola Stepper and Ensemble
African Whoopee Anna Frost and Her Wild Animals
Tampico Tune Shelia Nesoit, "The Song Bird", J. Quentin Creech, the star and Derby Girls
Song of Harlem Anna Frost and Swanee Four
Shoutin' Sinners Myrtle Wyms, the Soubrette, Shelia Nesoit, Tom Gin, "The Chief Comedian", "Dusty", Southland Singers and Swanee Four
Anna Anna Frost, J. Quentin Creech, the star and Ensemble
Wedding Procession Ensemble
Hot Patootie Wedding Night Anna Frost and Company