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Chee-Chee   

Based on the novel "The Son of the Grand Eunuch"
 
Lew Fields' Mansfield Theatre , (9/25/1928 - 10/20/1928)
First Preview: Total Previews:0
Opening Date:Sep 25, 1928   
Closing Date:Oct 20, 1928 Total Performances:31

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: A corridor in the Palace of the Holy Emperor; The road to the future; A wayside tavern; A forest; Visiting day at the Monastery of Celestial Clouds; The Gallery of Torments; The Palace


Production Staff
Produced by Lew M. Fields
Book by Lew M. Fields; Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Music orchestrated by Roy Webb; Musical Director: Roy Webb; Based on the novel "The Son of the Grand Eunuch" by Charles Pettit
Directed by Alexander Leftwich; Choreographed by Jack Haskell
Scenic Design by John F. Hawkins, Jr.; Costume Design by John Booth, Jr.; Miss Ford's costumes designed by James Reynolds
Cast
George Ali San Toy
Violetta Aoki Dancing Idol
Marshall Bradford Leader of Khonghouses
Richardson Brown Ensemble
Gene Byron Ensemble
James Dale Ensemble
Robert Davis Ensemble
Helen Ford Chee-Chee
Ralph Glover A Eunuch
Holy Emperor
William Griffith A Very Narrow-Minded Owl
Radiance and Felicity
Evelyn Hannons Ensemble
George Hassell Li-Pi Siao
George Houston The Tartar Chief
Paul Jensen Ensemble
George C. Lehrian Ensemble
Philip Loeb Innkeeper
Produndity and Meditation
Alan Lowe Another Eunuch
Bunny Moore Ensemble
Starke Patterson Prince Tao-Tee
Ruby Poe Ensemble
Eugenia Renon Ensemble
Dorothy Roye Miss Smile of a Rose at the Dawning of Spring
Masa Sanami Dancing Idol
Helen Shepard Ensemble
Betty Starbuck Li-Li Wee
Velma Valentine Ensemble
Ted White Ensemble
William Williams Li-Pi Tchou
music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Lorenz Hart
ACT 1Sung By
We're Men of Brains Eunuchs
I Am a Prince Prince Tao-Tee
In a Great Big Way Li-Li Wee
The Most Majestic of Domestic Officials Ensemble
Holy of Holies Li-Pi Siao and Li-Li Wee
Her Hair is Black as Licorice Li-Pi Siao
Dear, Oh Dear Chee-Chee and Li-Pi Tchou
Await Your Love (Concubines' Song) Li-Pi Siao, Miss Smile of a Rose at the Dawning of Spring and Ensemble
Joy Is Mine Li-Pi Tchou
I Wake at Morning Li-Pi Tchou
I Grovel to Earth Chee-Chee
Just a Little Thing Li-Pi Tchou and Chee-Chee
You Are Both Agreed Li-Pi Siao, Li-Pi Tchou and Chee-Chee
I Must Love You Chee-Chee and Li-Pi Tchou
Owl Song (Song of the Owl) A Very Narrow-Minded Owl
I Must Love You (Reprise)
I Bow a Glad Good Day Innkeeper, Li-Pi Siao and Ensemble
Better Be Good to Me Li-Li Wee
The Tartar Song The Tartar Chief and Ensemble
Better Be Good to Me Prince Tao-Tee
ACT 2Sung By
Khonghouse Song Li-Pi Tchou and Ensemble
Sleep, Weary Head Chee-Chee
Singing a Love Song The Tartar Chief and Ensemble
Living Buddha (Impassive Buddha) Produndity and Meditation
Moon of My Delight Li-Li Wee and Prince Tao-Tee
I Grovel to Your Cloth Chee-Chee
I Must Love You (Reprise)
We Are the Horrors of Deadliest Woe Ensemble
Oh, Gala Day, Red-Letter Day Principals and Ensemble
Farewell, O Life Li-Pi Tchou and Ensemble