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Very Good Eddie   

Princess Theatre, (12/23/1915 - circa. 5/1916)
Casino Theatre, (5/29/1916 - circa. 9/1916)
39th Street Theatre, (9/11/1916 - circa. 10/1916)
Princess Theatre, (10/02/1916 - 10/14/1916)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Dec 23, 1915    
Closing Date: Oct 14, 1916 Total Performances: 341

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts and three scenes
Setting: June 1913. Act I: A Hudson River Dayliner. Act II: Lobby of Honeymoon Inn in the Catskills.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by F. Ray Comstock
Produced by Marbury-Comstock Co.
Book by Philip Bartholomae and Guy Bolton; Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics by Schuyler Green; Based on a farce "Over Night" by Philip Bartholomae; Additional music by Henry Kailimai; Additional lyrics by Elsie Janis, Harry B. Smith, Herbert Reynolds, John E. Hazzard and Ring Lardner; Music orchestrated by Frank Saddler; Musical Director: Max Hirschfeld
Staged by Frank McCormack; Choreographed by David Bennett
Scenic Design by Elsie DeWolfe; Costume Design by Melville Ellis
Helen Bond
Flo Tide
Arline Chase
Belle Fontaine
Louise Cook
Miss Funnie Rekkod
Alice Dovey
Mrs. Elsie Darling
Sedgewick Draper
Mr. Rollo Munn
Lew Fullerton
Stuart Gillmore
Mr. Watt Pumkyns
John E. Hazzard
Al Cleveland
Herbert Hoey
Mr. Dyer Thurst
Bessie Kelly
Miss Lily Pond
Kuy Kendall
West Point Cadet
Adah Lewis
Mme. Matroppo
Dorothy Jane Londoner
James Lounsbery
M. de Rougemont
Tess Mayer
Miss Chrystal Poole
Harry McKenna
Mr. Dustin Stacks
Julia Mills
Victoria Lake
Mary Louise Morrison
Miss Munnie Duzzyt
Dorothy Nita
Miss Gay Ann Giddy
Helen O'Day
Miss Alwys Innit
Anna Orr
Miss Elsie Lilly
Katherine Rahn
Miss E.Z. Morrels
Helen Raymond
Mrs. Georgina Kettle
Oscar Shaw
Mr. Dick Rivers
Georgia Spelvin
Magazine Girl
Dorothy Sylvia
Virginia Spring
Ernest Truex
Mr. Eddie Kettle
Carl Wadsworth
Mr. Tayleurs Dumme
John Willard
Mr. Percy Darling
Genevieve Willment
Miss Carrie Closewell
Morton Wood
Mr. Fullern A. Goat
Benjamin F. Wright
music by Jerome Kern; lyrics by Schuyler Greene
(Unless otherwise noted)
ACT 1 Sung By
We're on Our Way Victoria Lake and Ensemble
The Same Old Game Mr. Dick Rivers and Girls
Some Sort of Somebody
(lyrics by Elsie Janis)
Mr. Dick Rivers and Miss Elsie Lilly
Isn't It Great To Be Married Mr. Eddie Kettle, Mrs. Elsie Darling, Mr. Percy Darling and Mrs. Georgina Kettle
Wedding Bells Are Calling Me
(lyrics by Harry B. Smith)
Old Bill Baker (song added after opening night)
(lyrics by Ring Lardner)
ACT 2 Sung By
On the Shore at Le Lei Wi
(music by Henry Kailimai and Jerome Kern; lyrics by Herbert Reynolds)
Miss Elsie Lilly, Mr. Dick Rivers and Ensemble
If I Find the Girl
(lyrics by John E. Hazzard and Herbert Reynolds)
Mr. Dick Rivers and Ensemble
Thirteen Collar Mr. Eddie Kettle
Old Boy Neutral Miss Elsie Lilly, Mr. Dick Rivers and Ensemble
Babes in the Wood
(lyrics by Schuyler Greene and Jerome Kern)
Mrs. Elsie Darling and Mr. Eddie Kettle
The Fashion Show Victoria Lake and Ensemble
I Wish I Had a Million
(lyrics by Herbert Reynolds)
Al Cleveland and Girls
Nodding Roses
(lyrics by John E. Hazzard and Herbert Reynolds)
Miss Elsie Lilly and Mr. Dick Rivers
(lyrics by John E. Hazzard and Herbert Reynolds)