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Bandanna Land   

Majestic Theatre, (2/03/1908 - 4/18/1908)
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Opening Date: Feb 03, 1908    
Closing Date: Apr 18, 1908 Total Performances: 89

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: Amos Simmons' home; Off Fellows' Hall; "Bandanna Land"

Production Staff
Produced by F. Ray Comstock
Music by Will Marion Cook; Book by Jesse A. Shipp and Alex Rogers; Lyrics by Jesse A. Shipp and Alex Rogers; Featuring "It's Hard to Love Somebody" by Chris Smith and Cecil Mack; Featuring "Somewhere" by Frank H. Williams and Joe Jordan; Featuring "Late Hours" by Bert A. Williams and David Kempner; Featuring "Kinky" and "When I Was Sweet Sixteen" by Mord Allen; Featuring "When I Was Sweet Sixteen" by J. Leubrie Hill; Orchestra under the direction of Will Marion Cook and James J. Vaughan
Staged by Jesse A. Shipp and Alex Rogers; Musical numbers staged by Aida Overton Walker
Scenic Design by Carns, New York; Women's costumes by Pauline Reed; Men's costumes by Richie Harnden Company; Mr. Walker's costumes by Max Marx
Abbie Mitchell Cook
Mandy Lou
niece of Amos
J. Leubrie Hill
Sandy Turner
chairman of the corporation meeting
Ada Rex
Angelina Diggs
teacher and president of the R.L.B.H. Society
Alex Rogers
Amos Simmons
who owns the property that all the fuss is about
Lavinia Rogers
Doc Foster
the Conjure Man
Jesse A. Shipp
Mose Blackstone
a lawyer and founder of the T.S.C.R. Co.
Henry Troy
Mr. Collins
Secretary of the Corporation
Fred Lewis
Fountain Lewis' nephew
Aida Overton Walker
Dinah Simmons
Amos' daughter
George W. Walker
Bud Jenkins
Bon Bon Buddie
Bert A. Williams
Skunkton Bowser
the missing heir
Mord Allen
Si Springer
Bessie Brady
Amelia Green
Dinah's Schoolmate
George Catlin
Jack Dimery
Uncle Apple Jack
W.H. Chappelle
Sleepy Jim Harper
Bertha Clarke
niece of Amos
Maggie Davis
Julia Smothers
Dinah's Schoolmate
Ida Day
Babe Brown
Dinah's Schoolmate
Lloyd G. Gibbs
Deacon Sparks
H. B. Guillaume
Dick Beel
on the Board
Charles Hall
Jim Strode
on the Board
Angelo Hously
Bill Hayden
on the Board
Matt Hously
Neil Carter
on the Board
Katie Jones
Becky White
a kid
James E. Lightfoot
Mr. Wilson
large shareholder
Hattie McIntosh
Sophie Simmons
Amos' wife
Charles H. Moore
Pete Simmons
Amos' brother
J. Francis Mores
Doc Foster
the Conjure Man
Arthur Payne
Mr. White
on the Board
J. P. Reed
Mr. Black
on the Board
Sterling Rex
Mr. Jones
large shareholder
L.H. Saulsbury
Abe Milum
on the Board
R. Henri Strange
Fountain Lewis
owner of the Carrolton Hotel barber shop
G. Henry Tapley
Mr. Brown
on the Board
James M. Thomas
Sid Morgan
on the Board
Ada Vaughan
Jim Harper, Jr.
Bessie Vaughan
Sue Higgins
Dinah's Schoolmate
Marguerite Ward
Sis Black
a kid
Frank H. Williams
Mr. Green
on the Board
music by Will Marion Cook; lyrics by Alex Rogers and Jesse A. Shipp
(Unless otherwise noted)
ACT 1 Sung By
Corn Song Mandy Lou, Male Quartette and Chorus
(lyrics by Mord Allen)
Dinah Simmons and Kinky Girls
'Tain't Gwine to Be No Rain Amos Simmons and Male Chorus
Exhortation Deacon Sparks and Male Chorus
Until Then Skunkton Bowser, Bud Jenkins and Male Chorus
ACT 2 Sung By
Minuet Mose Blackstone
Red, Red Rose
(lyrics by Alex Rogers)
Mandy Lou
When I Was Sweet Sixteen
(music by J. Leubrie Hill; lyrics by Mord Allen)
Angelina Diggs
It's Hard to Love Somebody (When Your Somebody Don't Love You)
(music by Chris Smith; lyrics by Cecil Mack)
Dinah Simmons
Just the Same
(music by Joe Jordan and Frank H. Williams; lyrics by Joe Jordan and Frank H. Williams)
Mr. Collins and Chorus
Late Hours
(music by Bert A. Williams; lyrics by David Kempner)
Mose Blackstone
Bon Bon Buddie
(lyrics by Alex Rogers)
Bud Jenkins
ACT 3 Sung By
(music by Al Johns)
Dinah Simmons and Girls
Me to Me Is Me Mose Blackstone