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Apollo Theatre, (4/16/1923 - 5/19/1923)
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Opening Date: Apr 16, 1923    
Closing Date: May 19, 1923 Total Performances: 40

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Mobile, Alabama and Chicago, Illinois

Production Staff
Produced by Criterion Productions, Inc.
Book by Eddie Hunter; Music by Ben Harris; Lyrics by Ben Harris; Additional numbers by Will Vodery and Henry Creamer; Music orchestrated by Will Vodery; Musical Director: Will Vodery
Directed by Sam H. Grisman; Choreographed by Henry Creamer and Frank Montgomery
Scenic Design by Runnel-Amend, Inc.
Eunice Anderson
Sister Brown
Sidney Bechet
Chief of Police
LeRoy Broomfield
Brother Wire Nail
Alice Brown
Miss Disappear
Claire Campbell
Sister High
Chappy Chapelle
A Smart Lawyer
Alfred Chester
Brother Inkwell
Nona Chester
Sister Jones
George W. Cooper
Rufus Wise
Amanda Craig
Sarah Green
Amon Davis
Ebenezer Green
Elvetta Davis
Ruth Johnson
James Dingbat
Brother Low Down
Donita Sisters
Helen Dunmore
Cathrine Peace
Carrie Edwards
Hortense Carter
Andrew Fairchild
Deacon Long Tack
Rita Fairchild
Sister Know All
Hilary Friend
Sister Doolittle
Mary Goodwin
Sister Wrong
Lottie Harris
Sister Scott
Vivian Harris
Lorabelle Wise
Olive Harrison
Sister Pull Back
George Haynes
Brother Samson
Billy Higgins
Smiling Sam
Eddie Hunter
Rastus Skunkton Lime
Harry Hunter
First Policeman
Nina Hunter
Dolores Love
Catherine Jarvis
Sister Blue
Adrian Joyce
Second Policeman
Mabel Kemp
Millie Johnson
George C. Lane
Dandy Dan
Dorothy Lewis
Marie Fraine
Alec Lovejoy
Brother Ham
George Lynch
Brother Wood
Emma Maitland
Sister Bridge
Isaac Momen
Third Policeman
Al Moore
Brother Coal
Johnny Nit
Octavia Sawyer
Sister Whale
Juanita Stinette
Malinda Joy
Sadie Tapins
Sister Wright
Andrew Tribble
Ophelia Snow
Percy Wade
Brother Smoke
Charles Walker
Brother Inkwell
Harry Watkins
Brother Sharp
Birch Williams
Brother Black
Violet Williams
Sister Ashes
music by Ben Harris; lyrics by Ben Harris
(Unless otherwise noted)
ACT 1 Sung By
Pretty Malindy Brother Wire Nail, Dolores Love, Sister Jones and Company
Certainly Is the Truth Ensemble
Goodnight, Brother Green Ensemble
Syncopated Strain Miss Disappear, Dolores Love, Sister Jones and Company
Bandanna Anna Dancing Girls
Pickaninny Vamp A Smart Lawyer, Malinda Joy and Chorus
Sweetheart, Farewell A Smart Lawyer, Malinda Joy and Company
Dinah Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Gingerena Brother Wire Nail and Company
Charleston Swing
(music by Ben Harris, Henry Creamer and Will Vodery; lyrics by Ben Harris, Henry Creamer and Will Vodery)
Miss Disappear, Dolores Love, Sister Jones and Company
In My Dixie Dreamland Specialty and Company
When I'm Blue Malinda Joy
Love Will Bring You Happiness A Smart Lawyer and Malinda Joy
I Didn't Grieve Over Daniel Miss Disappear and Ebenezer Green
Keep the Man You've Got Miss Disappear
Count Your Money Brother Ham and Deacon Long Tack
(music by Ben Harris, Henry Creamer and Will Vodery; lyrics by Ben Harris, Henry Creamer and Will Vodery)
A Smart Lawyer, Malinda Joy and Company
Some More Dancing Specialty