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The Chocolate Dandies   

New Colonial Theatre, (9/01/1924 - 11/22/1924)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Sep 01, 1924    
Closing Date: Nov 22, 1924 Total Performances: 96

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Bamville, Mississippi


Production Staff
Produced by B. C. Whitney
Music by Eubie Blake; Book by Noble Sissle and Lew Payton; Lyrics by Noble Sissle; Musical Director: Eubie Blake; Vocal arrangements by Lorenzo Calduel; Music orchestrated by Lorenzo Calduel; Featuring songs by Chris Smith and Edgar Dowell
Staged by Julian Mitchell; Production Supervised by Eubie Blake and Noble Sissle
Costume Design by John Newton Booth, Kiviette and Hugh Willoughby; Lighting Design by Tony Greshoff
Cast
Anita Alexander
Chorus
John Alexander
Jump Steady
Chorus
Josephine Baker
That Comedy Chorus Girl
A Deserted Female
Ruby Barbee
Chorus
Henry M. Batchelder
Chorus
Aimee Bates
Chorus
Dorothy Bellis
Chorus
May Benjamin
Chorus
W. H. Berry
Harmony King
Eubie Blake
At the Piano
Bournis Brown
Chorus
J. Mardo Brown
Struttin' Drum Major
Ivan H. Browning
Dan Jackson
Harmony King
Gladys Bryant
Chorus
E. C. Caldwell
Chorus
Addison Carey
Black Joe, Jr.
Auditor
Curtis Carpentier
Sandy Scarecrow's Jockey
Alfred Chester
Chorus
Inez Clough
Mrs. Hez Brown
Mae Cobb
Chorus
Hazel Cole
Chorus
Percy Colston
Bookkeeper
Albertina Conley

Richard Cooper
Cashier
Chorus
Earl Crompton
Chorus
Charlie Davis
Snappy
June Dodge
Chorus
George Dosher
Chorus
Howard Elmore
Chorus
May Fanning
Chorus
Gwendolyn Feaster
Sammy
Chic Fisher
Jump Steady
Chorus
Mae Fortune
Chorus
Marie Frane
Chorus
Lottie Gee
Angeline Brown
Marion Gee
Chorus
Eleanor Greenwood
Chorus
William Grundy
Mr. Hez Brown
Lolita Hall
Chorus
W. A. Hann
Bill Splivens
Harmony King
Violet Holland
Chorus
Johnny Hudgins
Joe Dolks
Mildred Hudgins
Chorus
Viola Jackson
Chorus
Fred Jennings
Uncle Eph
The Porter
Peach Johns
Chorus
George Jones, Jr.
Bookmaker
Harmony King
Lloyd Keyes
Her Bunco Attorney
Chorus
Horace Langhorne
Chorus
Claude Lawson
Draft Clerk
Marie Marsh
Chorus
Carmen Marshall
Chorus
Thelma McLaughlin
Chorus
Doris Mignotte
Chorus
Buster Milelr
Chorus
Helene Mitchell
Chorus
J. W. Mobley
Chorus
Mabel Nichols
Chorus
Catherine Parker
Chorus
Lew Payton
Mose Washington
Hilda Perleno
Chorus
Lee Randall
Silas Green
Chorus
Amanda Randolph
Mandy Green
Thelma Rhoten
Chorus
Ferdie Robinson
Shorty
Bank Policeman
Chorus
Annette Rody
Chorus
Madge Roma
Chorus
Jennie Salmons
Chorus
William Sheppard
Chorus
Willard Sinkford
Chorus
Noble Sissle
Dobby Hicks
Mildred Smallwood
Mischief
Chorus
Joe Smith
Chorus
Lucille Smith
Chorus
Russell Smith
Johnnie Wise
Valaida Snow
Manda
Secretary
Aimee Spencer
Chorus
Clara Titus
Chorus
Elizabeth Welsh
Jessie Johnson
Virginia Wheeler
Chorus
Frankie Williams
Chorus
Jaculine Williams
Chorus
Bertha Wright
Chorus
Rose Young
Chorus
music by Eubie Blake; lyrics by Noble Sissle
(Unless otherwise noted)
ACT 1 Sung By
Mammy's Choc'late Cullud Chile Mandy Green
Have a Good Time, Everybody Opening Chorus
That Charleston Dance Jessie Johnson
The Slave of Love Angeline Brown and Dan Jackson
I'll Find My Love in D-I-X-I-E Dobby Hicks and His Dixie Darlings
Bandannaland Silas Green, Johnnie Wise and Bandannaland Girls
The Sons of Old Black Joe Syncopated Sunflowers
Jassamine Lane Angeline Brown, Dan Jackson and Jassamine Chorus
Dumb Luck Mose Washington
Jump Steady Silas Green
Breakin' 'Em Down Manda and Chorus
Jockey's Life for Mine Snappy and Jockeys
ACT 2 Sung By
Dixie Moon Bookmaker and Chorus
Land of Dancing Pickaninnies Snappy and Bamville Picks
Thinking of Me Angeline Brown and Dan Jackson
All the Wrong's You've Done to Me
(music by Edgar Dowell, Lew Payton and Chris Smith; lyrics by Edgar Dowell, Lew Payton and Chris Smith)
Mose Washington and Joe Dolks
Manda Manda and Syncopated Sunflowers
Take Down Dis Letter Mose Washington
Chocolate Dandies Dobby Hicks, Pianist and Their Struttin' Company