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Shoot the Works   

George M. Cohan's Theatre, (7/21/1931 - 10/03/1931)
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Opening Date: Jul 21, 1931    
Closing Date: Oct 03, 1931 Total Performances: 87

Category: Musical, Revue, Original, Broadway
Description: A revue in two acts


Production Staff
Produced by Heywood Broun; Produced in association with Milton Raison
Book by Heywood Broun, Peter Arno, Sig Herzig, Dorothy Parker, Nunnally Johnson, E.B. White, Milton Lazarus, Jack Hazzard, Edward J. McNamara and H. I. Phillips; Music by Michael H. Cleary, Philip Chagrig, Jay Gorney, Robert Stolz, Jimmy McHugh, Irving Berlin, Ann Ronell, Vernon Duke, Joseph Meyer, Alexander Williams, Herbert Goode and Muriel Pollock; Lyrics by Armin Robinson, Leo Robin, Dorothy Fields, Ira Gershwin, Irving Berlin, E.Y. Harburg, Max Lief, Nathaniel Lief, Walter Reisch, Alexander Williams, Muriel Pollock and Joe Young; Musical Director: Harry Archer; Music orchestrated by Frank E. Barry and King Ross
Dialogue directed by Theodore Hammerstein; Dances by John Boyle
Scenic Design by Henry Dreyfuss; Lighting Design by Henry Dreyfuss; Costume Design by Charles LeMaire and Kiviette
Cast
Rose Armand

Alice Bankert

Johnny Boyle
Opening
Lee Brody
A Girl about Town
Turtle Bay Dover's and Breeder's Social Club
Miss Straight
Lo, the Poor Doctor
Otto K. Attelbury's Daughter
The Radiomaniac
"The First Lady of the Land"
The Wife
Another Triangle
Heywood Broun
Opening
In the Dressing Room
Man about Town
Turtle Bay Dover's and Breeder's Social Club
"I Want to Chisel in on Your Heart" (reprise)
Evelyn Carpenter

Cornelia Chason

Imogene Coca
"(Let's Go) Out in the Open Air"
Fanille Davies

Frances Dewey
"How's Your Uncle?"
"(I'm Just a) Doorstep Baby
Believe It or Not
"Chirp Chirp"
Margaret Doncaster

Frank Ericson

Mickie Forbs

Bobby Gillette
"(Let's Go) Out in the Open Air"
"My Heart's a Banjo"
Believe It or Not
Al Gold
"How's Your Uncle?"
You Were Perfectly Fine
"Chirp Chirp"
J. Gonzales

Taylor Gordon
"Shoulders"
Maerena Grady

Francis Guinan

Frank Hauser

Jack Hazzard
Proprietor
Turtle Bay Dover's and Breeder's Social Club
Otto K. Attelbury
The Radiomaniac
The Lover
Another Triangle
Percy Helton
Cornelius Swaggerbilt
Turtle Bay Dover's and Breeder's Social Club
Mr. Coe
Lo, the Poor Doctor
The Man
Another Triangle
The Patient
Death Says It Isn't So
Believe It or Not
Jack Irwin

Julie Johnson
"I Want to Chisel in on Your Heart"
"(Just) Begging for Love"
"Do As You Like"(Do What You Like)
Albert Jordan

Tom Jordan

Joe Kaye

Irene Kelly

Don Lannon

James Libby

Constance Madison

Lela Manor
"I Want to Chisel in on Your Heart" (reprise)
Lila Manor
"I Want to Chisel in on Your Heart" (reprise)
Vida Manuel

Dolly Martinez

Nellie Mayer

John McAvoy

Edward J. McNamara
In the Dressing Room
The Visitor
Death Says It Isn't So
Leslyn Miller

John Muccio

George Murphy
Slit-throat McGillicuddy
Turtle Bay Dover's and Breeder's Social Club
"I Want to Chisel in on Your Heart"
"(Just) Begging for Love"
"Do As You Like"(Do What You Like)
Edward Murray

Dick Neely

Edgar Nelson
A Customer
Turtle Bay Dover's and Breeder's Social Club
Dr. Campbell
Lo, the Poor Doctor
The Doctor
Death Says It Isn't So
Herman
Park Avenue
Frances Nevins
"Muchacha"
James Notarro

William O'Neal
Dr. Fenway
Lo, the Poor Doctor
"Das Lied ist aus"(Don't Ask Me Why)
"Hot Moonlight"
Lester Ostrander

Nora Puntin

Inez Purdy

Jack Ray

Jerry Reardon

Margot Riley
Mrs. Coe
Lo, the Poor Doctor
Otto K. Attelbury's Daughter
The Radiomaniac
The Nurse
Death Says It Isn't So
Virginia Smith
You Were Perfectly Fine
Fifi
Park Avenue
Dorothy Snowden

Marjorie Sohmer

Anne Stanley

Morris Tepper

Winnie Turner

Helen Tuttle

Florence Winkel


ACT 1
In the Stars
(music by Michael H. Cleary; lyrics by Max Lief and Nathaniel Lief)
Taken for a Ride
(music by Michael H. Cleary; lyrics by Max Lief and Nathaniel Lief)
How's Your Uncle?
(music by Jimmy McHugh; lyrics by Dorothy Fields)
Shoulders
(music by Alexander Williams and Herbert Goode; lyrics by Alexander Williams and Herbert Goode)
Back in Circulation Again
(music by Michael H. Cleary; lyrics by Max Lief and Nathaniel Lief)
I Want to Chisel in on Your Heart
(music by Michael H. Cleary; lyrics by Max Lief and Nathaniel Lief)
(I'm Just a) Doorstep Baby
(music by Michael H. Cleary; lyrics by Max Lief and Nathaniel Lief)
(Let's Go) Out in the Open Air
(music by Ann Ronell and Muriel Pollock; lyrics by Ann Ronell and Muriel Pollock)
Das Lied ist aus (Don't Ask Me Why) (from German film of the same name)
(music by Robert Stolz; lyrics by Walter Reisch, Armin Robinson and Joe Young)
Pie in the Sky
(music by Michael H. Cleary; lyrics by Max Lief and Nathaniel Lief)
ACT 2
Muchacha
(music by Jay Gorney and Vernon Duke; lyrics by E.Y. Harburg)
The First Lady of the Land
(music by Michael H. Cleary; lyrics by Max Lief and Nathaniel Lief)
Hot Moonlight
(music by Jay Gorney; lyrics by E.Y. Harburg)
I Want to Chisel in on Your Heart (Reprise)
(music by Michael H. Cleary; lyrics by Max Lief and Nathaniel Lief)
(Just) Begging for Love
(music by Irving Berlin; lyrics by Irving Berlin)
My Heart's a Banjo
(music by Jay Gorney; lyrics by E.Y. Harburg)
Do As You Like (Do What You Like)
(music by Phil Charig; lyrics by Leo Robin)
Chirp Chirp
(music by Phil Charig and Joseph Meyer; lyrics by Ira Gershwin)