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Take the Air   

Waldorf Theatre, (11/22/1927 - circa. 4/1928)
Earl Carroll Theatre, (4/16/1928 - 5/19/1928)
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Opening Date: Nov 22, 1927    
Closing Date: May 19, 1928 Total Performances: 206

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts and a prologue
Setting: Texas and Long Island

Production Staff
Produced by Gene Buck
Music by Dave Stamper; Book by Anne Caldwell and Gene Buck; Lyrics by Anne Caldwell and Gene Buck; Musical Director: Charles Drury; Additional numbers by James Hanley, Russell J. Robinson, Willard Robison, Al Dubin, Con Conrad and Abner Silver
Directed by Alexander Leftwich; Entire production under the direction of Gene Buck; Musical Staging by Ralph Reader
Scenic Design by William Oden Waller; Costume Design by Charles LeMaire, Cora MacGeachy and Evelyn McHorter
Charlotte AyresSpecialty
Hugh BennettMonte
Audrey BerryMarguerite
Bobby BlissEnsemble
Muriel BuckEnsemble
Andrew BurgoyneEnsemble
Violet CaseyEnsemble
Edward ConantEnsemble
Vincent CurranEnsemble
Diana DayEnsemble
Edris DiamondEnsemble
Dorothy DilleyLillian "Baby" Bond
William F. DonahueRed
Norman DonaldEnsemble
Greek EvansCaptain Halliday
Helga FarringmoreEnsemble
Frederica FinleyEnsemble
Gene FontaineEnsemble
Beryl GoldenEnsemble
Joseph GorrienEnsemble
Irene GriffithEnsemble
Francis GuinanEnsemble
Ethel HandlerEnsemble
Helen HermsEnsemble
Eleanor HuntEnsemble
Loretta JeffersonEnsemble
Paul JonesEnsemble
Starr West JonesEnsemble
Simeon KaravaeffWing
Rosabelle KayEnsemble
Gladys KeckSing Song
Nellie KingEnsemble
Rose KingGoldie
Carol KingsburyEnsemble
Florence KinneyEnsemble
Walter Scott KolkLieutenant Dale
Maurice LupueSenor Jose
Carol LynneEnsemble
Will MahoneyHappy Hokum
Herman MaierEnsemble
Lee MannersEnsemble
Muriel MannersEnsemble
Julio MartelEnsemble
Loretta McCarverEnsemble
Marcelle MillerEnsemble
Geneva MitchellGloria
Helen MurrayEnsemble
Marie MusselleEnsemble
Hazzard NewberryEnsemble
Al OchsMink
Kitty O'ConnorBroncho Liz
Bud PearsonLieutenant Sullivan
Jack PearsonLieutenant Berg
Adelaide Permin Ensemble
Herbert PickettEnsemble
Charles RainsfordEnsemble
Basil RallisEnsemble
John RoachEnsemble
Marjorie SpahnEnsemble
George SpelvinThe Mule
TriniSenorita Carmela Cortez
Blanche VictoriaEnsemble
Dorothy WallerEnsemble
Bobbe WeeksEnsemble
Donald WellsEnsemble
Agnes WhiteEnsemble
Leo WilliamsEnsemble
Mabel WilliamsEnsemble
Chick YorkSergeant Mooney
music by Dave Stamper; lyrics by Anne Caldwell and Gene Buck
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
All Aboard for Times SquareGloria, Marguerite and Girls
Silver WingsCaptain Halliday and Aviators
The Wild and Woolly WestLillian "Baby" Bond, Cowboys and Girls
CarmelaSenorita Carmela Cortez and Ensemble
Carmen Has Nothing on MeGoldie and Girls
MaybeLillian "Baby" Bond and Happy Hokum
We'll Have a New Home in the Morning
(music by Willard Robison; lyrics by Russell J. Robinson and Gene Buck)
Broncho Liz, Cowboys and Girls
Take the AirSenorita Carmela Cortez and Aviators
ACT 2 Sung By
Aviation BalletLillian "Baby" Bond and Girls
Tango EspagnolSenorita Carmela Cortez and Senor Jose
(On) A Pony for Two
(music by James Hanley)
Lillian "Baby" Bond, Happy Hokum, Sergeant Mooney, Goldie and Girls
LullabyBroncho Liz
We'd Rather Dance Than EatGene Buck Dancers
Japanese MoonLillian "Baby" Bond and Guests
Ham and Eggs
(music by Con Conrad and Abner Silver; lyrics by Al Dubin)
Senorita Carmela Cortez and Happy Hokum