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Chu Chin Chow   

Manhattan Opera House, (10/22/1917 - circa. 1/1918)
Century Theatre, (1/14/1918 - 4/27/1918)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Oct 22, 1917    
Closing Date: Apr 27, 1918 Total Performances: 208

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: A Musical in Three Acts, 13 Scenes
Setting: Bagdad, Iraq


Production Staff
Produced by William Elliott, F. Ray Comstock and Morris Gest
Book by Oscar Asche; Music by Frederick Norton; Lyrics by Oscar Asche; Music orchestrated by Percy E. Fletcher; Musical Director: Gustave Ferrari; Featuring songs by Grace Torrens; Featuring songs with lyrics by Arthur Anderson
Staged by E. Lyall Swete; Choreographed by Mlle. Guida and Alexis Kosloff
Scenic Design by Joseph Harker and Phil Harker; Costume Design by Percy Anderson
Cast
Nina Artska
Chorus
Edith Barr
Chorus
Lucy Beaumont
Mabubah
George Bell
The Son of the Bean Seller
Louise Blanid
Chorus
Inez Borrero
Chorus
Claire Boyd
Chorus
Francis J. Boyle
Abdullah
Dolores Brune
Chorus
Claire Burton
Chorus
Dorothy Butler
Chorus
Kate Condon
Alcolom
May Copeland
Chorus
Claire Daste
Chorus
Harda Daube
Woman in Green
Mercedes De Cordoba
Chorus
Felice DeGregorio
Baba Mustafa
Henry Dixey
Ali Baba
Gladys Earlcott
Chorus
Josephine Emery
The Lady in the Pantomime
Rita Fanning
Chorus
Helen Fox
Chorus
Katherine Galanta
A Dancer
Marion Gray
Chorus
Eleanor Hargrave
Chorus
Frances Hendricks
Chorus
Annabelle Hennessey
Chorus
Robert Lee Hill
Musab
The Husband
Albert Howson
Kasim Baba
Jeannette Kayton
Chorus
Rosita Khoury
Chorus
Bertha Knight
Chorus
Tessa Kosta
Marjanah
Helen LaTour
Chorus
Dorothy Lee
Chorus
Richie Ling
Otbah
Ann Linn
Chorus
Jessie Lorraine
Chorus
Frank McCormack
Mukbill
Adele Meeker
Chorus
Olga Merville
Chorus
Minnie Meyers
Chorus
Albert Moore
Khuzymah
Ida Mulle
Zatel-Demaki
Lillian Neilson
Chorus
Kiyo Okita
Chorus
Margerita Patti
Chorus
Gabrielle Pitcher
Chorus
Mai Poth
Chorus
Tyrone Power, Sr.
Abu Hassan
Olive Prosser
Fortune Teller
Nan Rainsforth
Chorus
George Rasely
Nur-Al-Huda
Florence Reed
Zahrat-Al-Huda
Mary Reilly
Chorus
Joan Remville
Chorus
Suzanne Renard
Chorus
Hazel M. Robertson
Chorus
Alma Rosine
Chorus
Louise Rothacker
Chorus
Stella Rothacker
Chorus
Sallie Roumayne
Chorus
Irene Sparry
Chorus
Gordon Staples
The Stranger
Beatrice Steiner
Chorus
Adele Stollman
Chorus
Lester Sweyd
The Lover
Arthur Taliaferro
Bean Seller
Matty Thomas
Bostan
Leonore Thompson
Chorus
Clara Vedera
Chorus
Nobu Watuma
Chorus
Ethel Mae Whitely
Chorus
Pauline Williams
Chorus
music by Frederick Norton; lyrics by Oscar Asche
(Unless otherwise noted)
ACT 1 Sung By
Here Be Oysters Stewed in Honey Abdullah and Chorus
I Am Chu Chin Chow Abu Hassan and Chorus
Cleopatra's Nile Marjanah and Chorus
I'll Sing and Dance Ali Baba and Entire Company
Corraline Nur-Al-Huda
When a Pullet Is Plump Ali Baba
We Are the Robbers of the Woods Robbers' Chorus
I Shiver and Shake with Fear Ali Baba, Marjanah and Nur-Al-Huda
Behold Abdullah
ACT 2 Sung By
Beans, Beans, Beans Mabubah
All My Days Till End of Life Marjanah and Ali Baba
At Siesta Time
(music by Grace Torrens; lyrics by Arthur Anderson)
Marjanah and Chorus
Any Time's Kissing Time
(lyrics by Frederick Norton)
Alcolom
If I Liken Thy Shape Marjanah and Nur-Al-Huda
The Song of the Scimitar Abu Hassan and Chorus
ACT 3 Sung By
The Cobbler's Song Baba Mustafa
We Bring Ye Fruits Fruit Girls
From Cairo, Bagdad, Khorasan Otbah
How Dear Is Our Day Alcolom and Ali Baba
(Sweet) Olive Oil Abdullah and Chorus
Wedding Procession Ensemble