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The Cocoanuts   

Century Theatre, (5/16/1927 - 5/28/1927)
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Opening Date: May 16, 1927    
Closing Date: May 28, 1927 Total Performances: 16

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: In and around "The Cocoanuts," Cocoanut Beach, Florida
This production is a return engagement of The Cocoanuts (12/08/1925 - 8/07/1926)


Production Staff
Produced by Sam H. Harris
Book by George S. Kaufman; Additional text by Morrie Ryskind; Music by Irving Berlin; Lyrics by Irving Berlin; Musical Director: George Hirst; Music orchestrated by Frank Tours, Maurice DePackh, Stephen Jones and Louis Katzman; Vocal arrangements by Arthur Johnston
Directed by Oscar Eagle; Musical Staging by Sammy Lee
Scenic Design by Woodman Thompson; Costume Design by Charles LeMaire
Cast
Harold Abbey
Ensemble
Jack Barker
Robert Adams
Hazel Barnes
Ensemble
Vivian Bartlett
Ensemble
Anna Bell
Ensemble
Marion Benda
Ensemble
David Breen
Eddie
The Brox Sisters
Specialty
Muriel Buck
Ensemble
Dorothy Caldwell
Ensemble
Rita Carita
Ensemble
Edna Caton
Ensemble
Dorothy Clark
Ensemble
Phyllis Cleveland
Polly Potter
Gertrude Cole
Ensemble
Warren Crosby
Ensemble
Margaret Dumont
Mrs. Potter
Betty Frisby
Ensemble
Fred Greggor
Ensemble
Mildred Hamilton
Ensemble
Lebanon Hoffa
Ensemble
Eleanor Hopkins
Ensemble
Virginia Huff
Ensemble
Dorothy Knight
Ensemble
Rosita Kyle
Ensemble
Lotti Lee
Ensemble
Lucille Lee
Ensemble
Frances Mallory
Ensemble
Philip Mann
Ensemble
Jerry Marlow
Ensemble
Juan Marlow
Ensemble
Chico Marx
Willie the Wop
Groucho Marx
Henry W. Schlemmer
Harpo Marx
Silent Sam
Zeppo Marx
Jamison
Mat Matus
Ensemble
Mary Meys
Ensemble
Verdi Miller
Ensemble
Essie Moore
Ensemble
Crystal Moray
Ensemble
Mary Nesi
Ensemble
Philip Porterfield
Ensemble
Beverly Raynor
Ensemble
Joseph Riley
Ensemble
Jerome Robertson
Ensemble
Basil Ruysdael
Hennessey
Wilfred Shepard
Ensemble
Sybil Steward
Ensemble
Ethel Sweatman
Ensemble
The DeMarcos
Specialty
Louise Thompson
Ensemble
Emma Tuerfs
Ensemble
Janet Velie
Penelope Martin
Hazel Vernon
Ensemble
Henry Whittemore
Harvey Yates
Jerry Whyte
Ensemble
Frances Williams
Frances Williams
music by Irving Berlin; lyrics by Irving Berlin
ACT 1 Sung By
The Guests Jamison, Cocoanut Grove Girls and Boys
The Bellhops Eddie and Sisteen Stepping Bell-hops
Why Do You Want to Know Why?
Lucky Boy Robert Adams and Boys
A Little Bungalow Robert Adams, Polly Potter, Cocoanut Grove Girls and Boys
Florida By the Sea Jamison, Cocoanut Grove Girls and Boys
Monkey Doodle Doo Frances Williams, Specialty and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Five O'Clock Tea Cocoanut Grove Ensemble
They're Blaming the Charleston Frances Williams, Eddie, Specialty and Charleston Girls
Why Do You Want to Know Why? (Reprise)
Minstrel Days Penelope Martin and Company
Tango Melody Penelope Martin
The Tale of a Shirt Hennessey and Company