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Mecca   

Century Theatre, (10/04/1920 - 1/22/1921)
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Opening Date: Oct 04, 1920    
Closing Date: Jan 22, 1921 Total Performances: 130

Category: Musical, Mime, Spectacle, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: In and around Egypt about a thousand years ago


Production Staff
Produced by F. Ray Comstock and Morris Gest
Music by Percy E. Fletcher; Book by Oscar Asche; Lyrics by Oscar Asche; Musical Director: Frank Tours; Additional lyrics by Richard Burton
Choreographed by Michel Fokine; Staged by E. Lyall Swete; Entire production under the personal direction of Morris Gest
Scenic Design by Phil Harker and Joseph Harker; Costume Design by Percy Anderson and Leon Bakst; Properties designed by Carl Link
Cast
Audrey Anderson
Ayesha
Arthur Barron
Gate Keeper
(Of Cairo)
Beulah Berson
Ensemble
Mr. Boughman
Ensemble
Mr. Bowlan
Ensemble
Lionel Braham
Ali Shar
Esther Brankin
Ensemble
Margaret Brodnax
Lamra
Orville R. Caldwell
The Sultan, Al Malik Al-Nasir
Lionel Chalmers
An Old Wazir
Florence Chandler
Ensemble
Alice Cole
Ensemble
Mr. Conroy
Ensemble
Genevieve Dolaro
An Old Woman
John Doran
Abu Yaksan
Dorothy Durland
Ensemble
Evelyn Farrar
Ensemble
Mr. Fitzpatrick
Ensemble
Mr. Gray
Ensemble
Viola Green
Ensemble
Herbert Grimwood
Prince Nur Al-Din
Sybil Gunn
Ensemble
Gladys Hanson
Sharazad
Richard Henry
Officer of the Guard
Patriarch
Harriet Hicklin
Ensemble
Earl Hoppe
Ensemble
Dorothy Johnson
Ensemble
Hildreth Keehner
Ensemble
Georgia Lane
Ensemble
Walter Lane
Abram
Mr. Lawrence
Ensemble
Thomas Leary
Wei San Wei
Dorothy Lee
Ensemble
Florence Loeb
Ensemble
Martha Lorber
Dancing Girl
Lily Lubell
Ensemble
Kate Mayhew
Zarka
Nesha Medwin
Ensemble
Thomas Merryman
Zan
Ida Mulle
Wei Wa Shi
Mr. Nash
Ensemble
John Nicholson
Abdullah
Mr. Oliver
Ensemble
Edwina Oliver
Ensemble
John Pierson
Wazir Au Shamar
Gabrielle Pitcher
Ensemble
Mai Poth
Mirza
Harry L. Reese
A Singer of the Pilgrims
Suzanne Rennard
Ensemble
Robert Rhodes
Kataf
Virginia Richardson
Ensemble
Nellie Savage
Ensemble
Harold Skinner
Wazir Al Khasib
Basil Smith
The Blind Man
Erna Steinway
Ensemble
Phyllis Sydney
Ensemble
Elizabeth Talma
Zobeide
Irene Titus
Ensemble
Hannah Toback
Zummurud
Edward Watson
Zaid
Elizabeth West
Ensemble
Billie Wilcox
Ensemble
Julian Winters
Orange Seller
Helen Zorn
Nazida
music by Percy E. Fletcher; lyrics by Oscar Asche
(Unless otherwise noted)
ACT 1 Sung By
The Gates of Cairo
From Bagdad We Come Ali Shar and Troupe
My King of Love Zummurud
A Fool There Was Abu Yaksan
The Sultan's March Sharazad's Theme
When Love Knocked Upon the Door Zummurud
Allah Guard Thee Ensemble
Me Welly Poor Old Chinaman Wei San Wei
In the Palace Gardens Singers and Dancers
ACT 2 Sung By
Hast Though Been to Mecca Abu Yaksan
The Kin of Nur Al-Din Chorus
In the Harem
Love in My Breast
(lyrics by Oscar Asche and Richard Burton)
Zummurud
Memories of the Past
ACT 3
The Slave Market