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Chee-Chee   

Based on the novel "The Son of the Grand Eunuch"

Lew Fields' Mansfield Theatre, (9/25/1928 - 10/20/1928)
First Preview: Total Previews: 0
Opening Date: Sep 25, 1928    
Closing Date: Oct 20, 1928 Total Performances: 31

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: A corridor in the Palace of the Holy Emperor; The road to the future; A wayside tavern; A forest; Visiting day at the Monastery of Celestial Clouds; The Gallery of Torments; The Palace


Production Staff
Produced by Lew M. Fields
Book by Lew M. Fields; Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Music orchestrated by Roy Webb; Musical Director: Roy Webb; Based on the novel "The Son of the Grand Eunuch" by Charles Pettit
Directed by Alexander Leftwich; Choreographed by Jack Haskell
Scenic Design by John F. Hawkins, Jr.; Costume Design by John Booth, Jr.; Miss Ford's costumes designed by James Reynolds
Cast
George Ali
San Toy
Violetta Aoki
Dancing Idol
Marshall Bradford
Leader of Khonghouses
Richardson Brown
Ensemble
Gene Byron
Ensemble
James Dale
Ensemble
Robert Davis
Ensemble
Helen Ford
Chee-Chee
Ralph Glover
A Eunuch
Holy Emperor
William Griffith
A Very Narrow-Minded Owl
Radiance and Felicity
Evelyn Hannons
Ensemble
George Hassell
Li-Pi Siao
George Houston
The Tartar Chief
Paul Jensen
Ensemble
George C. Lehrian
Ensemble
Philip Loeb
Innkeeper
Produndity and Meditation
Alan Lowe
Another Eunuch
Bunny Moore
Ensemble
Starke Patterson
Prince Tao-Tee
Ruby Poe
Ensemble
Eugenia Renon
Ensemble
Dorothy Roye
Miss Smile of a Rose at the Dawning of Spring
Masa Sanami
Dancing Idol
Helen Shepard
Ensemble
Betty Starbuck
Li-Li Wee
Velma Valentine
Ensemble
Ted White
Ensemble
William Williams
Li-Pi Tchou
music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Lorenz Hart
ACT 1 Sung By
We're Men of Brains Eunuchs
I Am a Prince Prince Tao-Tee
In a Great Big Way Li-Li Wee
The Most Majestic of Domestic Officials Ensemble
Holy of Holies Li-Pi Siao and Li-Li Wee
Her Hair is Black as Licorice Li-Pi Siao
Dear, Oh Dear Chee-Chee and Li-Pi Tchou
Await Your Love (Concubines' Song) Li-Pi Siao, Miss Smile of a Rose at the Dawning of Spring and Ensemble
Joy Is Mine Li-Pi Tchou
I Wake at Morning Li-Pi Tchou
I Grovel to Earth Chee-Chee
Just a Little Thing Li-Pi Tchou and Chee-Chee
You Are Both Agreed Li-Pi Siao, Li-Pi Tchou and Chee-Chee
I Must Love You Chee-Chee and Li-Pi Tchou
Owl Song (Song of the Owl) A Very Narrow-Minded Owl
I Must Love You (Reprise)
I Bow a Glad Good Day Innkeeper, Li-Pi Siao and Ensemble
Better Be Good to Me Li-Li Wee
The Tartar Song The Tartar Chief and Ensemble
Better Be Good to Me Prince Tao-Tee
ACT 2 Sung By
Khonghouse Song Li-Pi Tchou and Ensemble
Sleep, Weary Head Chee-Chee
Singing a Love Song The Tartar Chief and Ensemble
Living Buddha (Impassive Buddha) Produndity and Meditation
Moon of My Delight Li-Li Wee and Prince Tao-Tee
I Grovel to Your Cloth Chee-Chee
I Must Love You (Reprise)
We Are the Horrors of Deadliest Woe Ensemble
Oh, Gala Day, Red-Letter Day Principals and Ensemble
Farewell, O Life Li-Pi Tchou and Ensemble
   
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