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Blue Holiday   

Belasco Theatre, (5/21/1945 - 5/26/1945)
First Preview: May 19, 1945 Total Previews: 2
Opening Date: May 21, 1945    
Closing Date: May 26, 1945 Total Performances: 8

Category: Musical, Revue, Original, Broadway
Description: An all-Negro variety show in two acts


Production Staff
Produced by Irvin Shapiro and Doris Cole
Music by Al Moritz, Duke Ellington, E.Y. Harburg and Morey Amsterdam; Lyrics by Al Moritz, Duke Ellington, E.Y. Harburg and Morey Amsterdam; Choral Director: Hall Johnson; Musical Director: Billy Butler
Directed by Monroe B. Hack; Staged by Moe Hack; Choreographed by Katherine Dunham
Scenic Design by Perry Watkins; Costume Design by Kasia
General Manager: Gerald Goode; Company Manager: Joseph Moss
General Stage Manager: Harry Altner; Assistant Stage Mgr: J. De Witt Spencer
Casting: Max Richard; Press Representative: Bernard Simon
Cast
Willie Bryant
Performer
Timmie Rogers
Performer
Ethel Waters
Performer
Josh White
Performer
Mary Lou Williams
Performer
Evelyn Ellis
Performer
Lillian Fitzgerald
Performer
Josephine Premice
Performer
Mildred Joanne Smith
Performer
The Chocolateers

The Three Poms

Laura Adamson
Hall Johnson Choir
James Armstrong
Hall Johnson Choir
Olive Ball
Hall Johnson Choir
Talley Beatty
Katherine Dunham Dancer
Mable Bergen
Hall Johnson Choir
Wilbur Bradley
Katherine Dunham Dancer
Maudiva Brown
Hall Johnson Choir
William Davis
Hall Johnson Choir
Teppy Fletcher
Katherine Dunham Dancer
Roxie Foster
Katherine Dunham Dancer
Muriel Gaines

Bessie Guy
Hall Johnson Choir
Jesse Hawkins
Katherine Dunham Dancer
Lola Hayes
Hall Johnson Choir
Victoria Henderson
Katherine Dunham Dancer
Alvaleta Hudson
Katherine Dunham Dancer
Richard James
Katherine Dunham Dancer
Eartha Kitt
Broadway debut
Katherine Dunham Dancer
Ruthena Matson
Hall Johnson Choir
Willie Mays
Hall Johnson Choir
Violet McDowell
Hall Johnson Choir
Florence Moriles
Katherine Dunham Dancer
Massie Patterson
Hall Johnson Choir
Albert Popwell
Katherine Dunham Dancer
Bertha Powell
Hall Johnson Choir
George Rayston
Hall Johnson Choir
Eugene Robinson
Katherine Dunham Dancer
Joe Smith
Katherine Dunham Dancer
J. De Witt Spencer
Katherine Dunham Dancer
John Weaver
Katherine Dunham Dancer
Enid Williams
Katherine Dunham Dancer
Jessie Williams
Hall Johnson Choir
Lavinia Williams
Katherine Dunham Dancer
Robert Woodland
Hall Johnson Choir