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Oh, Ernest!   

 
Royale Theatre, (5/09/1927 - circa. 6/1927)
Earl Carroll Theatre, (6/06/1927 - 6/25/1927)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: May 09, 1927    
Closing Date: Jun 25, 1927 Total Performances: 56

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Algernon Moncrieff's rooms, London. The Garden Manor House, Woolton.



Production Staff
Produced by P. T. Rossiter
Music by Robert Hood Bowers; Book by Francis DeWill; Lyrics by Francis DeWill; Based on "The Importance of Being Ernest" by Oscar Wilde; Musical Director: Robert Hood Bowers
Staged by William J. Wilson; Musical Staging by Ralph Riggs
Scenic Design by Walter Harvey; Costume Design by Nesor Costume Company
Cast
Flavia ArcaroLady Bracknell
Phyllis AustinJessica Esmond
Mae BlighFriend
Erma ChaseFriend
Dorothy DawnFriend
Dorothy DilleyCecily Cardew
Hal FordeHon. John Worthing, J.P.
Marjorie GatesonHon. Gwendolen Fairfax
Florence GuntherFriend
William JordanSir Percy Middowshire
Anita LoringFriend
Dorothea MabieEvelyn Stuart
Vivian MarloweJane
Harry McNaughtonAlgernon Moncrieff
Margot MillerFriend
Virginia MyersFriend
Barbara NewberryPollyanna Montague
Dimples RiedeClarice Chitworth
Ralph RiggsJames Lane
Wilma RoeloffFriend
Jethro WarnerRev. Canon Chasuble, D.D.
Sonia WinfieldMiss Prism
Katherine WitchieMartha
Edith Mae WrightAnne Aubrey
Patricia WynnePeggy Vernon
music by Robert Hood Bowers; lyrics by Francis DeWitt
ACT 1 Sung By
On the BeachAlgernon Moncrieff, Jessica Esmond, Peggy Vernon, Anne Aubrey, Clarice Chitworth and Evelyn Stuart
Taken By SurpriseHon. Gwendolen Fairfax and Hon. John Worthing, J.P.
AncestryHon. John Worthing, J.P. and Lady Bracknell
Cupid's CollegeHon. Gwendolen Fairfax, Algernon Moncrieff, Hon. John Worthing, J.P., Peggy Vernon, Anne Aubrey and Clarice Chitworth
DidoesAlgernon Moncrieff, James Lane, Jessica Esmond, Martha, Peggy Vernon, Anne Aubrey, Clarice Chitworth and Evelyn Stuart
Over the Garden WallJane and Maids
CecilyCecily Cardew and Miss Prism
Let's PretendAlgernon Moncrieff and Cecily Cardew
PollyannaPollyanna Montague and Girls
Don't ScoldCompany
And he walked down Piccadilly with a poppy and a lily
ACT 2 Sung By
Give Me SomeoneCecily Cardew and Girls
Little StrangerPollyanna Montague and Girls
Rose in BloomHon. John Worthing, J.P. and Hon. Gwendolen Fairfax
TanglesCompany
There's a MuddleHon. John Worthing, J.P.
Give Me Someone (Reprise) Cecily Cardew and Pollyanna Montague
Never Trouble TroubleHon. Gwendolen Fairfax, Cecily Cardew, Algernon Moncrieff, Hon. John Worthing, J.P. and Girls