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Rufus Rastus   

American Theatre, (1/29/1906 - 2/05/1906)
West End Theatre, (2/26/1906 - circa. 3/1906)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Jan 29, 1906    
Closing Date: Mar 1906 Total Performances: 8

Category: Musical, Extravaganza, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: St. Augustine, Florida and Madison Square Garden
Comments: Also played 16 performances at the Metropolis Theatre from February 5 to February 10, 1906



Production Staff
Produced by Jules Hurtig and Harry Seamon
Book by William D. Hall; Music by Ernest Hogan and Tom Lemonier; Musical Director: H. Lawrence Freeman; Lyrics by Frank H. Williams; Additional music by Joe Jordan and H. Lawrence Freeman; Additional lyrics by Earle C. Jones
Staged by J. Ed. Green
Scenic Design by Castle & Harvey; Costume Design by Will Barnes
Cast
R. C. Baker
Ensemble
Pearl Brown
Ensemble
A. D. Byrd
Angelica Newcomb
Pinkey Cooper
Ensemble
Nellie Dansy
Ensemble
Carita Day
Selina Giltedge
Mamie Emerson
Mandy Jones
Harry Fiddler
Hugo
Jeannette Foster
Ensemble
Bertha Gillespie
Ensemble
Harry Gilliam
Samson Strong
John L. Grant
Ensemble
Edward Gray
Ensemble
J. Ed. Green
Noah Beasley
Sarah Green
Ensemble
Pauline Hackney
Belmoral
Ensemble
J. Leubrie Hill
Dr. Fo-Jo
John Hill
Ensemble
Ernest Hogan
Rufus Rastus
Beverly Housley
Ensemble
Matt Housley
Ensemble
Angelo Hously
Ensemble
Maude Jones
Ensemble
Robert A. Kelly
Reverend Nightingale
Pearl Lavan
Ensemble
Amy Leslie
Ensemble
George Lynnier
Ensemble
Alice Mackey
Federica
Georgia Mickey
Ensemble
Billie Moore
Floor Manager
Ensemble
J. F. Morres
John Drake
Ensemble
Anna Cook Pankey
Sophronia
Theodore Pankey
Enoch
Cousin Monk
Catasterphe
William Pierce
Ensemble
Muriel Ringgold
Snowflack
Walter Robertson
Ensemble
William Spicer
Officer
Ensemble
Mollie Sullivan
Ensemble
Marie Thomas
Ensemble
Jennie Thompson
Ensemble
Henry Troy
Lazarus Tuttle
Mabel Turner
Ensemble
Maude Turner
Ensemble
Madge Warren
Ensemble
Anita Wilkins
Ensemble
Will Wilkins
Bill B. Dam
Ensemble
James Worles
Ensemble
music by Ernest Hogan and Tom Lemonier; lyrics by Frank H. Williams
(Unless otherwise noted)
ACT 1 Sung By
What We're Supposed to Do Ensemble
Mammy Reverend Nightingale, Angelica Newcomb, Federica, Snowflack and Enoch
My Mobile Mandy Mandy Jones
Oh (Say) Wouldn't It Be a Dream?
(music by Joe Jordan; lyrics by Earle C. Jones)
Rufus Rastus
Cockadoodle Doo
Watermelon
Consolation Lazarus Tuttle
Is Everybody Happy? Rufus Rastus
ACT 2 Sung By
The (Beautiful) Isle of Repose
(music by H. Lawrence Freeman)
Sophronia
Old Kentucky Home Scrub Woman
If Peter Was a Colored Man
Good-Bye, Old Dixie Land
Newsboys' Life
The Horney and the Bee Selina Giltedge
Lilly's Wedding Day