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Jumbo   

Hippodrome Theatre, (11/16/1935 - 4/18/1936)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Nov 16, 1935    
Closing Date: Apr 18, 1936 Total Performances: 233

Category: Musical, Comedy, Puppets, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: John Considine's Wonder Show


Production Staff
Produced by Billy Rose
Music by Richard Rodgers; Book by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Music orchestrated by Adolph Deutsch, Murray Cutter, Joseph Nussbaum, Hans Spialek and Conrad Salinger; Choral arrangement by Charles Henderson
Directed by John Murray Anderson; Book directed by George Abbott; Equestrian, acrobatic and aerial ballets by Allan K. Foster; Rhythmic movement and dance impressions by Marjery Fielding
Scenic Design by Albert R. Johnson; Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Additional costumes and masks designed by Wynn and James Reynolds; 35 foot puppet by Remo Bufano
Cast
Dave Adams
Second Razorback
Razorback
Edward Angelry
Razorback
Nancy Antoine
Allan K. Foster Girl
Anita Arden
Show Girl
Dave Ballard
Circus Specialty
Barbette
Circus Specialty
Jack Barnes
Circus Specialty
Allen Bennett
Circus Specialty
Razorback
Big Rosie
Jumbo
Donald Black
Chief of Police
Florence Blair
Allan K. Foster Girl
Evelyn Bonefine
Dancer
Dorothy Bradshaw
Dancer
Tom Breen
Circus Specialty
Helen Brooks
Circus Specialty
William Brooks
Circus Specialty
Helen Brown
Circus Specialty
Camilla's Birds
Circus Specialty
Joseph Caplan
Circus Specialty
Razorback
Violet Carson
Dancer
Gloria Claire
Dancer
Aina Constant
Show Girl
Vyna Dale
Dancer
Theodore Daniels
Razorback
Daniel Dansby
Razorback
Willard Dashiell
Auctioneer
Charles De Camo
Circus Specialty
Betty De Elmo
Dancer
Josie DeMotte
Circus Specialty
Albert Dewbeery
Circus Specialty
Virginia Donahue
Dancer
Margaret Donohue
Circus Specialty
Dancer
Dr. Ostermeier's "Doheos"
Circus Specialty
Lipman Duckat
Razorback
Lenze Duo
Circus Specialty
Jimmy Durante
Claudius B. Bowers
Madeline Ecklund
Show Girl
Sybil Elaine
Little Girl
Mickey Elbert
Allan K. Foster Girl
Lynn Eldredge
Razorback
Phil Eppens
Razorback
William J. Ferry
Circus Specialty
France and LaPell
Circus Specialty
Vivian Francis
Allan K. Foster Girl
William Freeman
Circus Specialty
Razorback
Roger Gerry
Razorback
Tilda Getze
Dancer
Gloria Grafton
Mickey Considine
Joan Gray
Dancer
Mona Gray
Allan K. Foster Girl
Gene Greenlaw
Sweeney
Razorback
Grace Elizabeth Hanneford
Circus Specialty
Poodles Hanneford
"Poodles"
Betty Harris
Allan K. Foster Girl
Helen Harvey
Circus Specialty
Maurine Holmes
Show Girl
Mildred Hughes
Show Girl
Mary Jackson
Circus Specialty
Harry Jackson, Jr.
Circus Specialty
Harry Jackson, Sr.
Circus Specialty
Julius Johnson
Razorback
Robert Johnson
Razorback
Billie Joyce
Dancer
A. P. Kaye
Mr. Jellico
Dorothy Keller
Allan K. Foster Girl
Tiny Kline
Circus Specialty
Patricia Knight
Dancer
Karl Kosicsky
Circus Specialty
John Kuebler
Reilly
Razorback
Arthur La Fleur
Circus Specialty
Henry LaMarr
Flanagan
Razorback
Sonny Lang
Circus Specialty
Ed LaNole
Circus Specialty
Helen LaNole
Circus Specialty
Minnie LaPell
Circus Specialty
Bob Lawrence
Mr. Ball
Edna Lee
Circus Specialty
Jack Leslie
Razorback
Walter Lewis
Razorback
McCarthy
Tom Lomas
First Artist
Charlotte Lorraine
Dancer
Gladys Lorraine
Allan K. Foster Girl
Jim Mandy
Circus Specialty
Carlotta Mann
Show Girl
Lela Manor
Dancer
Lila Manor
Dancer
Jim Mardy
Circus Specialty
Josephine Martin
Allan K. Foster Girl
Rudolph Mattson
Razorback
William J. McCarthy
Matthew Mulligan
Kathryn McDonald
Allan K. Foster Girl
Frances McMasters
Circus Specialty
Gayle Mellott
Show Girl
Menagerie from John T. Benson's Wild Animal Farm
Circus Specialty
Ray Miller
First Razorback
Razorback
Victoria Miller
Circus Specialty
Virginia Moore
Allan K. Foster Girl
Donald Novis
Matt Mulligan, Jr.
Olivette
Circus Specialty
William Parker
Razorback
J. H. Pendergast
Razorback
Jack Phillips
Razorback
Claude Ratliff
Circus Specialty
Razorback
Bob Reano
Circus Specialty
A. Robins
Circus Specialty
William Selig
Circus Specialty
Lillian Sherry
Allan K. Foster Girl
Arthur Sherwood
Circus Specialty
Arthur Sinclair
John A. Considine
Fred Spear
Second Artist
Gwen Stader
Allan K. Foster Girl
Stanley's Bears
Circus Specialty
Edwina Steele
Dancer
Julie Sterling
Show Girl
Barbara Stuart
Allan K. Foster Girl
Ethel Summerville
Show Girl
Takayama
Circus Specialty
The Kimris
Circus Specialty
The Nagyfys
Circus Specialty
The Nazfys
Circus Specialty
The Stonleys
Circus Specialty
Carol Tolle
Razorback
Lomas Troupe
Circus Specialty
Tyana
Circus Specialty
Howard Urbach
Razorback
Frances Van Ritter
Circus Specialty
Litri Wagner
Circus Specialty
Herbert Waldman
Razorback
Dorothy Warren
Allan K. Foster Girl
George Watts
United States Marshal
Merrit Wells
Razorback
Solon West
Razorback
Cliff Whitcombe
Razorback
Arnold Wilson
Razorback
Effie Winter
Allan K. Foster Girl
Mae Winter
Allan K. Foster Girl
Philip Wood
Mr. Piper
Victor Young
Razorback
music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Lorenz Hart
ACT 1 Sung By
Over and Over Again Mr. Ball and Henderson's Razorbacks
The Circus Is on Parade Henderson's Razorbacks and Artists of the Circus
The Most Beautiful Girl in the World Matt Mulligan, Jr. and Mickey Considine
Laugh Claudius B. Bowers and Circus Specialty
My Romance Matt Mulligan, Jr. and Mickey Considine
Little Girl Blue Mickey Considine
ACT 2 Sung By
The Song of the Roustabouts The Razorbacks
Women Claudius B. Bowers, Circus Specialty, Allan K. Foster Girls and Dancers
Memories of Madison Square Garden (When the Circus Played the Garden) Ensemble
Diavolo Mr. Ball, The Razorbacks and Circus Specialties
The Circus Wedding Entire Company and The Menagerie