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The Singing Rabbi   

Selwyn Theatre, (9/10/1931 - 9/12/1931)
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Opening Date: Sep 10, 1931    
Closing Date: Sep 12, 1931 Total Performances: 3

Category: Musical, Comedy, Operetta, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: Home of the Widow Sheindel in Galacia; Aboard Steamer en route to New York; The Widow Sheindel's Home in New York.

Production Staff
Produced by Harry Thomashefsky
Book by Boris Thomashefsky and Harry Thomashefsky; Music by Joseph Rumshinsky and Harry Lubin; Lyrics by L. Wolfe Gilbert; Musical Director: Harry Lubin
Staged by William E. Morris; Dances and ensembles arranged by Florenz Ames
Scenic Design by Orestes Rainieri; Costume Design by David Spero, M. Teitelbaum and Meth & Gropper; Lighting Design by Louis Marmorstein
Jacqualine Alderman
Miss Du Peyster
Florenz Ames
Sam Ash
Will Claire
Edna Archer Crawford
Frances Dumas
Donna Fairchild
Winifred Wee Griffin
Russell Harvey
First Mate
Betty Keyes
Miss Van Buren
Flora Le Breton
Adolph Lyons
Baron Koch
Gertrude Mudge
Madame Dodee
Harry Pierson
The Captain
Robert Rhodes
Philip Ryder
Boris Thomashefsky
Tino Valenti
Regina Zuckerberg
The Widow Sheindel
music by Harry Lubin and Joseph Rumshinsky; lyrics by L. Wolfe Gilbert
(Unless otherwise noted)
ACT 1 Sung By
One Galician Miss
(music by Joseph Rumshinsky)
Yankele and Refkele
(music by Harry Lubin)
Yankele and Rifka
(music by Joseph Rumshinsky)
The Widow Sheindel
The Fifth Commandment The Widow Sheindel and Jacob
The Fifth Commandment (Reprise) The Widow Sheindel, Jacob and Shloima
Back Home
(music by Joseph Rumshinsky)
The Fifth Commandment (Reprise) The Widow Sheindel, Jacob, Shloima and Nuchem
Playing the Harpsichord
(music by Harry Lubin)
Only Your Heart Can Tell
(music by Harry Lubin)
Regina and Nuchem
Sholem Aleichem
(music by Joseph Rumshinsky)
Entire Company
ACT 2 Sung By
In a Life Boat
(music by Harry Lubin)
Rifka and Yankele
In Napoli
(music by Harry Lubin)
Bianca and Padula
Just Answer With a Kiss
(music by Harry Lubin)
Regina and Jean
I'm Wide Awake When I Dream
(music by Harry Lubin)
A Vision of the Future
(music by Joseph Rumshinsky)
Gidalia, Nuchem, Jacob, The Widow Sheindel, Shloima and Regina
Port of the World
(music by Harry Lubin)
Entire Company
ACT 3 Sung By
What's in a Name?
(music by Harry Lubin)
Rifka, Yankele, Padula and Bianca
Hear, O Israel!
(music by Joseph Rumshinsky)