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Bottomland   

 
Princess Theatre , (6/27/1927 - 7/13/1927)
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Opening Date:Jun 27, 1927   
Closing Date:Jul 13, 1927 Total Performances:19

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: Bottomland and New York City


Production Staff
Produced by Clarence Williams, Inc.
Music by Clarence Williams; Book by Clarence Williams; Lyrics by Clarence Williams; Musical Director: Clarence Williams; Featuring songs with lyrics by Jo Trent, Chris Smith, Len Gray and Joe Jordan; Featuring songs by Donald Heywood, Spencer Williams and Gerald Williams
Staged by Clarence Williams and Aaron Gates
Scenic Design by Beaumont Studios
Cast
Dot Campbell Chorus
Raymond Campbell Skinny
Alice Carter Chorus
Louis Cole Jimmy
Craddock and Shadney Specialty
Charles Doyle Henry Henpeck
Edith Dunbar Chorus
Edward Farrow Rastus
Portia Hands Chorus
Katherine Henderson Tough Tilly
Slim Henderson Joshua
"Nuggie" Johnson Shiftless Sam
Dolly Langhorn Chorus
James A. Lilliard Pappy Lee
Sara Martin Mammy Lee
John Mason The Dumb Waiter
Walter Miller Chorus
Gansea Otiz Chorus
Olive Otiz Sally
Willie Porter Mammy Chloe
Mildred Pritchard Chorus
Eva Taylor May Mandy Lee
Edwin Tonde Policeman Doolittle
Emanuel Weston Kid Slick
Clarence Williams At the Piano
Bertha Wright Chorus
Billie Yarbough Chorus
music by Clarence Williams; lyrics by Clarence Williams
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

Steamboat Days
(I'm Going Back to) Bottomland
(lyrics by Jo Trent)
May Mandy Lee
Shoot Dat Pistol
(lyrics by Chris Smith)
You're the Only One That I Love
(lyrics by Len Gray)
Come On Home
(music by Donald Heywood; lyrics by Donald Heywood)
Dancing Girl
(music by Spencer Williams and Clarence Williams; lyrics by Spencer Williams and Clarence Williams)
Any Time
(lyrics by Joe Jordan)
When I March With April in May
(music by Gerald Williams and Spencer Williams; lyrics by Gerald Williams and Spencer Williams)
I'm Gonna Take My Bimbo Back to the Bamboo Isle May Mandy Lee and Jimmy