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Half a Widow   

Waldorf Theatre, (9/12/1927 - 9/24/1927)
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Opening Date: Sep 12, 1927    
Closing Date: Sep 24, 1927 Total Performances: 16

Category: Musical, History, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: France during World War I


Production Staff
Produced by Wally Gluck
Music by Shep Camp; Book by Harry B. Smith and Frank Dupree; Lyrics by Harry B. Smith and Frank Dupree; Musical Director: Henry Redfield; Choral work directed by Geoffrey O'Hara; Featuring songs by Gordon Johnstone and Joe Brandfon
Directed by Lawrence Marston and Edwin T. Emery; Choreographed by Benny Rubin and Billy Pierce; Entire production under the supervision of Wally Gluck
Costume Design by Orrin Kelly; Scenic Design by P. Dodd Ackerman
Cast
Maud Allyn
Ensemble
Harry Ardatoff
Ensemble
Margot Bazin
Ensemble
George Bratis
Ensemble
Louise Brooks
Ensemble
Bunny Brown
Ensemble
Blanche Bryer
Ensemble
Andrew Burjoyne
Ensemble
Ruth Burr
Ensemble
Joan Carter-Waddell
Dance de Luxe
Albert Carties
Ensemble
Lew Christy
Gyp
Gordon Clark
Ensemble
Robert C. Cloy
Captain Wagner
Cochran Twins
Novelty Toe Dancers
Maria Convere
Ensemble
Alfred Cortez
Ensemble
Elizabeth Crandall
Ensemble
Daniel Da Silva
Tony
Fainille Davies
Ensemble
Harry Donaghy
Hon. Comm. of Captain Everett's Company
Paul Doucet
Jean Marie Alphonse Bettincourt
William Dunn
Ensemble
Rose Fleming
Ensemble
Albert Froome
Pierre Lafarge
Carolyn Gerken
Ensemble
Pauline Grayce
Ensemble
Beryl Halley
June Love
Frances Halliday
Edith Proctor
Hilda Hollis
Ensemble
Jessie James
Ensemble
Henry Jockin
Red
Al Josephs
Ensemble
Cyril Joyce
Ensemble
Benno Juerling
Ensemble
Zachary Karr
Ensemble
Julie Kelety
Nita
John Krivokosenke
Ensemble
Gertrude Lang
Babette
Ben Lewis
Ensemble
Dorothy Lyons
Ensemble
Shirley Lyons
Ensemble
Leon Mandas
Ensemble
Vivian Martin
Antoinette
Harry Miller
Ensemble
Abraham Mitchell
Ensemble
Bernard Mitchell
Ensemble
Alan Moray
Ensemble
Lewis Newman
Stubbs
Arthur Nulens
Ensemble
Geoffrey O'Hara
Lieutenant Turner
Miriam Phillips
Ensemble
Bernice Plante
Ensemble
Gregory Pravduk
Ensemble
Genay Ramsey
Ensemble
Ilys Ravel
Ensemble
George Rogers
Orderly
Benny Rubin
Izzy Press
Charles Salton
Ensemble
Ava Sand
Ensemble
Ralph D. Sanford
Brannigan
George Sawyer
Ensemble
Marshall Scott
Ensemble
Verna Scott
Ensemble
Bernadette Spencer
Ensemble
Norman Stengel
Ensemble
Benjamin Tilberg
Ensemble
Walter Timoff
Ensemble
Beatrix Tinsley
Ensemble
Serge Vinogradoff
Ensemble
Efin Vitis
Ensemble
Roman Von Sternberg Elsky
Ensemble
Gertrude Waldon
Ensemble
Wantayo
International Acrobatic Dance
Edgar Welch
Scotty
Geraldine Wells
Ensemble
June Wells
Ensemble
Halfred Young
Captain Bob Everett
Peter Zengel
Ensemble
music by Shep Camp; lyrics by Frank Dupree and Harry B. Smith
(Unless otherwise noted)
ACT 1 Sung By
Let's Laugh and Be Merry Lieutenant Turner, Captain Wagner and Male Choir
Under the Midsummer Moon
(lyrics by Harry B. Smith)
Edith Proctor and Captain Wagner
It's Great to Be a Doughboy
(lyrics by Frank Dupree)
Babette and Male Choir
Longing for You
(lyrics by Frank Dupree)
Babette and Captain Bob Everett
I Wonder If She Will Remember Captain Bob Everett and National Quartette
Song and Dance Nita, Izzy Press and Girls
AMERICA Captain Bob Everett and Entire Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Step, Step, Step
(music by Joe Brandfon and Jack Murray; lyrics by Joe Brandfon and Jack Murray)
Izzy Press, June Love, Antoinette and Girls
Tell Me Again
(lyrics by Frank Dupree)
Babette and Captain Bob Everett
A Thousand Times Nita and Izzy Press
Soldier Boy Babette and Captain Bob Everett
I Don't Want To Be a Soldier Izzy Press
ACT 3 Sung By
Babette's Wedding Day Ensemble
Babette's Military Dance Antoinette, Izzy Press and Girls
You're a Wonderful Girl Edith Proctor and Captain Wagner
I'm Thru with War Brannigan, Gyp and Stubbs
Spanish Love Nita and Girls
France Will Not Forget
(music by Gordon Johnstone and Geoffrey O'Hara; lyrics by Gordon Johnstone and Geoffrey O'Hara)
Captain Wagner and Male Choir