MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 08, 1919
Closing Date
May 17, 1919
Performances
47
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Nora Bayes Theatre
(Apr 08, 1919 - May 1919)
39th Street Theatre
(May 12, 1919 - May 17, 1919)

Description
A musical in a prologue and two acts

Setting
New York City and Alsace, France in 1918

Music by John L. Nelson; Book by Bide Dudley; Lyrics by John L. Nelson; Additional lyrics by Bide Dudley and Blanche Merrill; Additional music by Blanche Merrill and Fred Watson; Musical Director: Milan Roder
Staged by Edward Royce; Choreographed by Jack Mason; Produced under the direction of Frank Jackson
Ensemble
Charles Williams
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Private Louise Brown
Specialty Dances
Ensemble
Private Jeff Scroggins
Sergeant Chauncey Holmes
Peggy Penny
Ensemble
Tom McManus
Colonel Mitchell, S.A.
Mrs. Crosby
Private Peanuts Barker
Mme. Juliet
Private Jane Miller
 
Ensemble
Alouette
Cuckoo
Corporal Sue Taylor
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Algerian
Ensemble
Ensemble
General Baker, A.E.F.
Barbara Benton
John Phillips
Ensemble
Ensemble
Frank Marshall
Jim Doolittle
Ensemble
music by John L. Nelson; lyrics by John L. Nelson
(Unless otherwise noted)
Act 1
Sung By
(It's a) Long Long Time (Before Pay Day Comes 'Round)
Sergeant Chauncey Holmes and Male Chorus
Rolling de Bones at Coblenz on de Rhine
(lyrics by Bide Dudley)
Private Jeff Scroggins and Male Chorus
Doughnuts for Doughboys
(lyrics by Bide Dudley)
Mrs. Crosby, Jim Doolittle and Sergeant Chauncey Holmes
Yankee Land
Private Peanuts Barker and Ensemble
(She's) Salvation Sal
(music by Fred Watson; lyrics by Bide Dudley)
Barbara Benton and Salvation Army Girls
Gas (Mask)
(lyrics by Bide Dudley)
Private Peanuts Barker and Ensemble
When They're Beautiful
Jim Doolittle and Motor Corps Girls
When You Are Happy
Barbara Benton, Tom McManus and Ensemble
Mother Dear
Tom McManus
Act 2
Sung By
Cuckoo
Madelon and Ensemble
K.P.
Private Peanuts Barker and Ensemble
Big Drum, Little Drum
(lyrics by Bide Dudley)
Barbara Benton and Jim Doolittle
Thoughts
Barbara Benton and Tom McManus
But You Can't Believe Them
(music by Blanche Merrill; lyrics by Blanche Merrill)
Peggy Penny and Private Peanuts Barker
Big Offenseive
Jim Doolittle and Madelon
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