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Rio Rita   

Ziegfeld Theatre, (2/02/1927 - circa. 12/25/1927)
Lyric Theatre, (12/26/1927 - circa. 3/11/1928)
Majestic Theatre, (3/12/1928 - 4/07/1928)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Feb 02, 1927    
Closing Date: Apr 07, 1928 Total Performances: 494

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Mexico and Texas


Production Staff
Produced by Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr.
Book by Guy Bolton and Fred Thompson; Music by Harry Tierney; Lyrics by Joseph McCarthy; Musical Director: Oscar Bradley; Music orchestrated by Frank Parry
Staged by John Harwood; Choreographed by Sammy Lee and Albertina Rasch; Production Supervised by Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr.
Costume Design by John W. Harkrider; Scenic Design by Joseph Urban
At the Piano: Muriel Pollock and Constance Mering
Cast
Ada-May
Dolly
Avis Adair
Ensemble
Mary Alter
Ensemble
Melba Alter
Ensemble
George Anez
Ensemble
Martha Ann
Ensemble
Alfred Arnold
Ensemble
Antonio Arreola
Ensemble
Mabel Baade
Ensemble
Margie Baily
Ensemble
Anita Banton
Ensemble
Pauline Bartlett
Ensemble
Elma Bayer
Ensemble
Elsie Behrens
Ensemble
Marion Benda
Conchita
Ensemble
Carol Bergman
Ensemble
Jose Betancourt
Ensemble
Virginia Biddle
Ensemble
Peggy Blake
Lolita
Victor Bragamonte
Ensemble
Alcides Briseno
Ensemble
Katherine Burke
Montezuma's Daughter
George Butler
Ensemble
Camille
Ensemble
Al Clair
Reporter
Helen C. Clive
Carmen
Collette
Herminia
Suzanne Conroy
Ensemble
Peggy Cornell
Ensemble
Jean Crittenden
Ensemble
Audrey Dale
Ensemble
Fred Dalton
Grim Gomez
Myrna Darby
Margarita
Ensemble
Agatha DeBussy
Ensemble
Naomi deMusie
Ensemble
Helen Derby
Ensemble
Dorothy Dickerson
Ensemble
Jennie Dolova
Ensemble
Donald Douglas
Sergeant Wilkins
Kay English
Santiago
Ensemble
Rass Erickson
Ensemble
Carlos Estrada
Ensemble
Lucien Farland
Ensemble
Elaine Field
Ensemble
Janet Flynn
Ensemble
Noel Francis
Katie Bean
Helene Gardner
Ensemble
Gladys Glad
Raquel
Ensemble
Margaret Godsworthy
Ensemble
Portia Grafton
Ensemble
Ann Hardman
Ensemble
Mignon Hawkes
Ensemble
Josephine Hayes
Ensemble
Gabriel Herrera
Ensemble
Owen Hervey
Ensemble
Charles Holly
Ensemble
Harriet Hughes
Ensemble
Yvonne Hughes
Ensemble
Theresa Hyle
Ensemble
Alf James
Davalos
Naomi Johnson
Ensemble
Ivanelle Ladd
Ensemble
Lavergne Lambert
Ensemble
Valerie Lennox
Ensemble
Mildred Lunnay
Ensemble
Cookie Lunsford
Ensemble
Lottie Marcy
Ensemble
Marjorie-May Martin
Ensemble
Earl Marvin
Ensemble
Robert Mathews
Ensemble
Dorothy May
Ensemble
Charles McClelland
Ensemble
Betty McHugh
Ensemble
Frances Mildern
Ensemble
Florence Miller
Ensemble
Alma Moore
Ensemble
Vivian Morgan
Ensemble
Franciska Mueller
Ensemble
Gladys Murphy
Ensemble
J. Harold Murray
Jim
Vincente Murtado
Ensemble
Leo Nash
Ensemble
Henry Nelthropp
Ensemble
Bill Otero
Ensemble
Walter Palm
Ensemble
Dorothy Patterson
Ensemble
Molly Peck
Ensemble
Walter Petrie
Roberto Ferguson
Jack Phillips
Ensemble
Rita Pischel
Ensemble
Margaret Purple
Ensemble
Harry Ratcliffe
Sergeant McGinn
Louise Richardson
Ensemble
Joseph Rogers
Ensemble
Pedro Rubin
Escamillo
Rosemary Ryder
Ensemble
A. Safanow
Ensemble
Vincent Serrano
General Enrique Joselito Esteban
Madeline Sheldon
Ensemble
Lillian Shields
Ensemble
Al Small
Ensemble
Jack Spinelly
Ensemble
Douglas Stead
Ensemble
Marion Strasmick
Ensemble
Norma Taylor
Ensemble
Morris Tepper
Ensemble
Ethelind Terry
Rio Rita
Edward Theopold
Ensemble
Jack Thompson
Ensemble
Raymond Toben
Ensemble
Francisco Torres
Ensemble
Peggy Udell
Ensemble
Manuel Valdespino
Ensemble
Bernice Varden
Ensemble
Richard Vernon
Ensemble
Juan Villasana
El Patron
Rosemary Wallace
Ensemble
Florence Ware
Ensemble
Clarentine Wayne
Ensemble
Jean Wayne
Ensemble
Nondas Wayne
Ensemble
Dorothy Wegman
Juanita
Ensemble
Maxine Wells
Ensemble
John Werner
Ensemble
Amy West
Ensemble
Bert Wheeler
Chick Bean
Marion Wilson
Ensemble
Ann Woods
Ensemble
Robert Woolsey
Ed Lovett
Philomena Yvsocka
Ensemble
M. Zaharia
Ensemble
Frank Zolt
Ensemble
music by Harry Tierney; lyrics by Joseph McCarthy
ACT 1 Sung By
Siesta Time (in San Lucar) Chorus
The Best Little Lover in Town Ed Lovett
Sweethearts Rio Rita and Ensemble
River Song Rio Rita and Ensemble
Are You There? Dolly and Chick Bean
Rio Rita Jim and Rio Rita
March of the Rangers Jim, Sergeant McGinn, Sergeant Wilkins and Rangers
The Spanish Shawl Carmen and Serenaders
The Charra Dance Escamillo and Albertina Rasch Dancers
The Kinkajou Dolly and Ensemble
If You're in Love, You'll Waltz Rio Rita and Jim
Out on the Loose Chick Bean, Glorified Girls, Dancing Girls and Albertina Rasch Dancers
ACT 2 Sung By
Yo Ho and a Bottle of Rum Ziegfeld Dancers
Following the Sun Around Jim
I Can Speak Espanol Dolly and Ed Lovett
Montezuma's Daughter Rio Rita and Albertina Rasch Dancers
The Jumping Bean Dolly, Ziegfeld Dancers and Albertina Rasch Dancers
Moonshine Chick Bean