MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Jan 14, 1930
Closing Date
Jun 28, 1930
Performances
191
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

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Theatres
Times Square Theatre
(Jan 14, 1930 - Jun 28, 1930)

Description
A musical in two acts

Setting
In and around the Horace J. Fletcher Chocolate Works and Switzerland

Produced by Edgar Selwyn
Music by George Gershwin; Lyrics by Ira Gershwin; Book by Morrie Ryskind; Based on a libretto by George S. Kaufman; Musical Director: Hilding Anderson
Directed by Alexander Leftwich; Choreographed by George Hale
Scenic Design by Raymond Sovey; Costume Design by Charles LeMaire
Featuring the Orchestra of Red Nichols; Members of Red Nichols' Orchestra Jimmy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, Gene Krupa, Glenn Miller and Jack Teagarden
Soisette
in the dream
 
Chorus
Richard K. Sloane
Suzette
in the dream
 
Chorus
Anne Draper
Man About Town
 
Colonel Holmes
in the dream
Horace J. Fletcher
Premiere Danseuse
in the dream
Sergeant
in the dream
 
Chorus
Jim Townsend
Myra Meade
Doctor
 
Herr Konrad
in the dream
Man About Town
 
Gideon
in the dream
Doris Dumme
in the dream
 
Chorus
Mrs. Grace Draper
Joan Fletcher
Timothy Harper
music by George Gershwin; lyrics by Ira Gershwin
Act 1
Sung By
Fletcher's American Chocolate Choral Society
Timothy Harper, Richard K. Sloane and Horace J. Fletcher
I Mean to Say
Timothy Harper and Anne Draper
Typical Self-Made American
Horace J. Fletcher, Jim Townsend and Yes-Men
Soon
Joan Fletcher and Jim Townsend
A Man of High Degree
Entire Company
The Unofficial Spokesman
Colonel Holmes and Company
Three Cheers for the Union
Company
This Could Go On For Years
Company
If I Became President
Colonel Holmes and Mrs. Grace Draper
Soon (Reprise)
Joan Fletcher and Jim Townsend
(What's the Use of) Hanging Around with You?
Timothy Harper and Anne Draper
He Knows Milk
Jim Townsend, Joan Fletcher, Richard K. Sloane, Horace J. Fletcher and Ensemble
Strike Up the Band
Jim Townsend, Entire Company and Red Nichols and His Band
Act 2
Sung By
In the Rattle of the Battle
Company
Military Dancing Drill
Company
Mademoiselle from New Rochelle
Colonel Holmes, Gideon and Swiss Girls
I've Got a Crush on You
Timothy Harper and Anne Draper
(How About a Boy) Like Me?
Mrs. Grace Draper, Colonel Holmes, Gideon and Horace J. Fletcher
Official Resume
Ensemble
Ring a Ding Dong Bell (Ding Dong)
Bridesmaids and Company
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