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The Southerners   

New York Theatre, (5/23/1904 - 6/25/1904)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: May 23, 1904    
Closing Date: Jun 25, 1904 Total Performances: 36

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: New Orleans

Production Staff
Produced by George W. Lederer
Music by Will Marion Cook; Book by Will Mercer and Richard Grant; Lyrics by Will Mercer and Richard Grant; Musical Director: Antonio DeNovellis; Featuring songs by Egbert Van Alstyne; Featuring songs with lyrics by R.C. MacPherson, Harry Williams, Harry B. Smith and Will Marion Cook
Staged by George W. Lederer; Choreographed by Joseph C. Smith
Scenic Design by D. Frank Dodge; Costume Design by Caroline F. Siedle
Florence Arkell
Wilmer Bentley
Colonel Maximilian Easy
William Wallace Black
Colonel Maximilian Easy
Hattie Burdell
Irene Cameron
Vinie Daly
Ethel Davies
Reine Davies
Japonica Preston
Mildred De Vere
Paul Decker
Phil Fuller
Walter Dixon
Aunt Matilda
Belva Don Kersley
Wheeler Earl
Sam Blossom
Elfie Fay
Polly Drayton
Edith Girvin
William Gould
LeRoy Preston
General Preston
Albert Hart
Bob Rutledge
Louise Lathrop
Olivia Pemberton
Eddie Leonard
Uncle Dan'l
Dandy Dan
Sallie Loomis
Junie McCree
Brannigan Bey
Abbie Mitchell
Mandy Lou
Charles Moore
Uncle Mose
Bertyne Mortimer
Magnolia Preston
Bessie Moulton
Lorraine Osborne
Violet Pearle
Theodore S. Peters
Lewis Middleton
Ella Ray
Lillian Rice
Averta Sanchez
Cecil Somers
Harry Stetson
Joseph W. Standish
Judge Budge
Mabel Verne
Charles Wentz
Cecil Brown
music by Will Marion Cook; lyrics by Will Mercer and Richard Grant
(Unless otherwise noted)
ACT 1 Sung By
I Love the Southland Chorus
Daisy Deane
Swing Along Children
A pinafored, pig-tailed girl and a knickerbockered boy Cyril Osborn and Japonica Preston
I Love the Southland (Reprise)
Julep Song Sextette or Octette
The Chipmunk and the Squirrel Polly Drayton
Agitate the cymbals! Chorus
When I First Went to Turkey Brannigan Bey and Chorus
(music by Egbert Van Alstyne; lyrics by Harry Williams)
LeRoy Preston
Dandy Dan Dandy Dan
(It's) Allus de Same in Dixie
As the Sun Flower Turns to the Sun
(lyrics by Harry B. Smith)
Mandy Lou
Mandy Lou
(lyrics by R.C. MacPherson)
Mandy Lou
Darktown Barbecue
(lyrics by Will Marion Cook)
ACT 2 Sung By
In Oriental nations, in harems of the East Chorus
Clancy Had a Fancy Brannigan Bey
A Southern Gentleman Bob Rutledge and Chorus
Where the Lotus Blossoms Grow Japonica Preston
Sarah Jane LeRoy Preston and Wives
Good Evenin' Parthenia and Dandy Dan
The Sunny South Polly Drayton
The Irish Canary Brannigan Bey
I Love You Polly Drayton and Brannigan Bey