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Let 'Em Eat Cake   

Imperial Theatre, (10/21/1933 - 1/06/1934)
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Opening Date: Oct 21, 1933    
Closing Date: Jan 06, 1934 Total Performances: 90

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Main Street, White House; Union Square; The New Store; The Union League Club; The Blue House; The Ball Park; The Tribunal; A Jail; The Guillotine.
Comments: Conceived as a sequel by the same authors of "Of Thee I Sing."



Production Staff
Produced by Sam H. Harris
Book by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind; Lyrics by Ira Gershwin; Music by George Gershwin; Music orchestrated by Edward Powell; Musical Director: William Daly
Book staged by George S. Kaufman; Dances and ensembles by Eugene Van Grona and Ned McGurn
Scenic Design by Albert R. Johnson; Costume Design by Kiviette and John Booth, Jr.
Cast
Kay Adams
Lady's Ensemble
Ruth Adams
Lady's Ensemble
Florenz Ames
Gen. Adam Snookfield, U.S.A.
Kathleen Ayres
Lady's Ensemble
Peggy Bancroft
Lady's Ensemble
Bruce Barclay
Prison Guard
Men's Ensemble
Vivian Barry
Mrs. Jones
Paul Brachard
Men's Ensemble
Alice Burrage
Mrs. Gilhooley
Robert Burton
Dignitary
Men's Ensemble
Gordon Clark
Men's Ensemble
Ray Clarke
Men's Ensemble
Dudley Clements
Matthew Arnold Fulton
Charles Conklin
Secretary
Men's Ensemble
Tom Curley
Men's Ensemble
Nonie Dale
Lady's Ensemble
Gail Darling
Lady's Ensemble
Bryan Davis
Men's Ensemble
Alyce Downey
Lady's Ensemble
Leon Dunar
Passerby
Men's Ensemble
Enes Early
Lady's Ensemble
Vance Elliott
Prison Guard
Men's Ensemble
Louise Estes
Lady's Ensemble
Charles Flower
Men's Ensemble
Consuelo Flowerton
Mrs. Lyons
Michael Forbes
Passerby
Men's Ensemble
Olgene Foster
Lady's Ensemble
Charles Fowler
Snodgrass
Photographer
Frank Gagen
Men's Ensemble
William Gaxton
John P. Wintergreen
Dorothy Graves
Lady's Ensemble
Yvonne Gray
Lady's Ensemble
Peggy Green
Lady's Ensemble
David Gross
Men's Ensemble
Ethel Hampton
Lady's Ensemble
Evelyn Hannons
Nurse
Lady's Ensemble
Tom Harris
Men's Ensemble
Pat Hastings
Customer
Lady's Ensemble
Don Hudson
Policeman
Men's Ensemble
Viola Hunter
Lady's Ensemble
Amalie Ideal
Lady's Ensemble
Phil King
Men's Ensemble
George Kirk
Lieutenant
Terry Lawlor
Customer
Lady's Ensemble
David Lawrence
A. Flunkey
Photographer
Men's Ensemble
Kay Lazell
Lady's Ensemble
Al LeFebevre
Men's Ensemble
Betty Lee
Lady's Ensemble
Martin Leroy
Dignitary
Vendor
Men's Ensemble
Robert Lewis
Dignitary
Men's Ensemble
Philip Loeb
Kruger
Ed Loud
Men's Ensemble
George E. Mack
Senator Robert E. Lyons
Mary Jo Matthews
Mrs. Fulton
Harold Moffet
Francis X. Gilhooley
Victor Moore
Alexander Throttlebottom
Lois Moran
Mary Wintergreen
Fred Nay
Men's Ensemble
Richard Neely
Men's Ensemble
Hazzard Newberry
Pete
Men's Ensemble
Ruth Porter
Lady's Ensemble
Victor Pullman
Men's Ensemble
Abe Reynolds
Louis Lippman
Ralph Riggs
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
President of the Union League Club
W. Francis Robertson
Uncle William
Edward H. Robins
Senator Carver Jones
Martin Sheppard
Men's Ensemble
Grenna Sloane
Mrs. Lippman
Steward Steppler
Men's Ensemble
Harold Sternberg
Men's Ensemble
Baun Sturtz
Lady's Ensemble
Richard Temple
John P. Tweedledee
Morris Tepper
Russian
Men's Ensemble
Martha Tibbetts
Lady's Ensemble
Norman Van Emburgh
Men's Ensemble
John Walsh
Men's Ensemble
Elinor Witte
Lady's Ensemble
Wanda Wood
Lady's Ensemble
Grace Worth
Trixie Flynn
Jessica Worth
Lady's Ensemble
music by George Gershwin; lyrics by Ira Gershwin
ACT 1 Sung By
Wintergreen for President Ensemble
Tweedledee for President Ensemble
Union Square Ensemble
Down With Everyone Who's Up Kruger and Agitators
Shirts by Millions Wives and Ensemble
Comes the Revolution Alexander Throttlebottom and Ensemble
Mine John P. Wintergreen, Mary Wintergreen and Ensemble
Climb Up the Social Ladder Mary Wintergreen, Wives and Ensemble
Cloistered from the Noisy City President of the Union League Club and Club Members
On and On and On John P. Wintergreen, Mary Wintergreen and Company
I've Brushed My Teeth Gen. Adam Snookfield, U.S.A. and Dignitaries
On and On and On (Reprise) Blue Shirts
The General's Gone to a Party John P. Tweedledee, John P. Wintergreen, Lieutenant and Men
All the Mothers of the Nation Mary Wintergreen, Wives and Girls
Yes, He's a Bachelor John P. Wintergreen, Blue Shirts and Lieutenant
There's Something We're Worried About Lieutenant, Army, Women, John P. Tweedledee and Kruger
What's the Proletariat? Mary Wintergreen, Wives, Committee, Army and All
Let 'Em Eat Cake John P. Wintergreen and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Blue, Blue, Blue Wives and Ensemble
Who's the Greatest? John P. Wintergreen and Ensemble
No Comprenez, No Capish League of Nations, John P. Wintergreen, Mary Wintergreen and Ensemble
Who's the Greatest? (Reprise) John P. Wintergreen and Ensemble
Play Ball Girls
When the Judges Doff the Ermine President of the Union League Club and Blue Shirts
That's What He Did Alexander Throttlebottom, Kruger and Ensemble
I Know a Foul Ball Alexander Throttlebottom
Throttle Throttlebottom Kruger and Ensemble
A Hell of a Hole (A Hell of a Fix) John P. Wintergreen, Kruger and Soldiers
Down With Everyone Who's Up (Reprise) Kruger and Ensemble
It Isn't What You Did John P. Wintergreen and Ensemble
Mine (Reprise) John P. Wintergreen, Mary Wintergreen and Ensemble
Let 'Em Eat Caviar Kruger and Ensemble
Hang Throttlebottom in the Morning Lieutenant and Ensemble