MusicalComedy VarietyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Nov 29, 1939
Closing Date
Dec 09, 1939
Performances
13
MusicalComedy VarietyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

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Theatres
Center Theatre
(Nov 29, 1939 - Dec 09, 1939)

Description
A musical in two acts

Setting
New Orleans in 1890

Produced by Erik Charell; Produced in association with Jean Rodney
Variation on "A Midsummer Night's Dream" by William Shakespeare; Book by Gilbert Seldes and Erik Charell; Lyrics by Eddie de Lange; Music by Jimmy Van Heusen; Vocal arrangements by Lyn Murray; Music orchestrated by Phil Wall, Herb Guigley, Ardon Cornwell and Fletcher Henderson; Musical Director: Don Voorhees; Music for "Jumpin' at the Woodside" by Count Basie; Music for "Pick-a-Rib," "Rachel's Dream" and "Flying Home" by Benny Goodman; Music for "Wedding March" by Felix Mendelssohn; Music for "St. Louis Blues" by W. C. Handy; Lyrics for "St. Louis Blues" by W. C. Handy; Music for "Ain't Misbehavin'" by Thomas "Fats" Waller; Music for "Ain't Misbehaving'" by Harry Brooks; Lyrics for "Ain't Misbehaving'" and "Christopher Columbus" by Andy Razaf; Music for "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" by Jimmy Hugh; Lyrics for "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" by Dorothy Fields; Music for "Moonglow" by Will Hudson, Eddie de Lange and Irving Mills; Lyrics for "Moonglow" by Will Hudson, Eddie de Lange and Irving Mills; Music for "Hold Tight-Hold Tight" by Leonard Kent, Edward Robinson, Leonard Ware, Jerry Brandow and Willie Spotswood; Lyrics for "Hold Tight-Hold Tight" by Leonard Kent, Edward Robinson, Leonard Ware and Jerry Brandow; Lyrics for "Hold Tight-Hold Tight" by Willie Spotswood; Music for "My Melancholy Baby" by Ernie Burnett; Lyrics for "My Melancholy Baby" by George A. Norton; Music for "Christopher Columbus" by Leon Berry; Music for "Way Down Younder in New Orleans" by Larry Clinton; Lyrics for "Way Down Younder in New Orleans" by Larry Clinton; Music for "Ol' Man Mose" by Louis Armstrong; Lyrics for "Ol' Man Mose" by Zilner T. Randolph; Music for "Jeepers Creepers" by Harry Warren; Lyrics for "Jeepers Creepers" by Johnny Mercer; Music for "Oh, You Crazy Moon" by James Van Heusen; Lyrics for "Oh, You Crazy Moon" by Johnny Burke; Music for "The Flat Foot Floogie" by Slim Gaillard, Slam Stewart and Bud Green; Lyrics for "The Flat Foot Floogie" by Slim Gaillard, Slam Stewart and Bud Green; Music for "Down by the Old Mill Stream" by Tell Taylor; Lyrics for "Down by the Old Mill Stream" by Tell Taylor; Music for "Big John's Special" by Horace Henderson; Music for "Dinah" by Harry Akst; Lyrics for "Dinah" by Sam M. Lewis and Joe Young; Music for "Rose Room" by Art Hickman; Lyrics for "Rose Room" by Harry Williams; Music for "Flying Home' by Lionel Hampton; Music for "Sugarfoot Stomp" by Joseph Oliver; Lyrics for "Sugarfoot Stomp" by Walter Melrose
Staged by Erik Charell; Dialogue directed by Philip Loeb; Dances by Agnes de Mille; Jitterbugs by Herbert White
Scenic Design by Herbert Andrews and Walter Jagemann; Costume Design by Herbert Andrews
Scenery based on cartoons designed by Walt Disney
Bottom/Pyramus
Specialty Dancer
 
Cupid
Dancer
Jitterbugger
Jitterbugger
Dancer
Jitterbugger
Snout/Wall
Child
Cornelius
Dancer
Alexander
Jitterbugger
Second Pixie
Third Pixie
First Pixie
Singer
Jitterbugger
Singer
Jitterbugger
Singer
Jitterbugger
Jitterbugger
Singer
Polly
Majordomo
Jitterbugger
Singer
Singer
Theodore
Governor of Louisiana
Dancer
Jitterbugger
Jitterbugger
Jitterbugger
Jitterbugger
Singer
Dancer
Jitterbugger
Jitterbugger
Dancer
Singer
Jitterbugger
Dancer
Gloria
Quince
Singer
Jitterbugger
Jitterbugger
Jitterbugger
Jitterbugger
Jitterbugger
Starveling/Moon
Jitterbugger
Drummer Boy
Peaceful Pearl
Singer
Jitterbugger
Dancer
Flute/Thisbe
Singer
Singer
Performer
Dancer
Jitterbugger
Singer
Dancer
Singer
Dancer
Titania
Dancer
Singer
Jitterbugger
Jitterbugger
Singer
music by Jimmy Van Heusen; lyrics by Eddie de Lange
(Unless otherwise noted)
Act 1
Sung By
Spring Song
(music by Benny Goodman and Jimmy Van Heusen)
Deep River Boys and Ensemble
Peace, Brother
Deep River Boys and Ensemble
There's Gotta Be a Weddin'
Bottom/Pyramus, Flute/Thisbe, Snout/Wall, Quince, Starveling/Moon, Snug/Lion, the Rythmettes, Stable Boys and Kitchen Maids
Peace, Brother (Reprise)
Bottom/Pyramus, Flute/Thisbe, Starveling/Moon, Snout/Wall, Quince, Snug/Lion, Deep River Boys and Ensemble
Act 2
Sung By
Swingin' a Dream
Jitterbugs and Dandridge Sisters
Moonland
Titania, Deep River Boys and Ensemble
Love's a Riddle
Titania, Dandridge Sisters, Deep River Boys and Ensemble
Darn That Dream
Titania, Bottom/Pyramus, Cupid, Dandridge Sisters, the Rhythmettes, Deep River Boy and Ensemble
Jumpin' at the Woodside
(music by Count Basie)
Jitterbugs
Swingin' a Dream (Reprise)
Titania, Deep River Boys and Ensemble
Pick-a-Rib
(music by Benny Goodman)
The Benny Goodman Sextette
Wedding March
(music by Felix Mendelssohn)
Theodore and his party, Deep River Boys and Ensemble
The Opera "Pyramus and Thisbe"
Quince, Bottom/Pyramus, Flute/Thisbe, Snout/Wall, Starveling/Moon, Snug/Lion and Cupid
Jumpin' at the Woodside (Reprise)
(music by Count Basie)
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