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Animal Crackers   

44th Street Theatre , (10/23/1928 - 4/06/1929)
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Opening Date:Oct 23, 1928   
Closing Date:Apr 06, 1929 Total Performances:191

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: The Long Island Home of Mrs. Rittenhouse; The Grounds; The Drawing room; The Breakfast room; The Garden

Production Staff
Produced by Sam H. Harris
Book by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind; Music by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby; Lyrics by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby; Musical Director: Gus Salzer
Staged by Oscar Eagle; Musical Staging by Russell Markert
Scenic Design by Raymond Sovey; Costume Design by Mabel E. Johnston and Eaves Costume Company
Bernice Ackerman Mary Stewart
Albert Amato Ensemble
Ivena Baker Ensemble
Jack Bauer Ensemble
Allan Blair Ensemble
Billie Blake Ensemble
Hazel Boffinger Ensemble
William Bradley Ensemble
Cleo Brown Ensemble
Muriel Buck Ensemble
Mildred Burkhardt Ensemble
Helene Cambridge Ensemble
Gertrude Cole Ensemble
Annette Davies Ensemble
Kay Donegan Ensemble
Margaret Dumont Mrs. Rittenhouse
John Elliott Ensemble
Walton Ford Ensemble
Helen Fowble Ensemble
Janice Glenn Ensemble
Alyse Green Ensemble
Robert Greig Hives
Mildred Hatfield Ensemble
Gerry Hoffman Ensemble
Gypsy Hollis Ensemble
Margaret Irving Mrs. Whitehead
Genevieve Kent Ensemble
Dorothy Knowlton Ensemble
Jewel LaKota Ensemble
Preston Lewis Ensemble
Arthur Lipson M. Doucet
Serrita Lorraine Ensemble
Dorothy Marmon Ensemble
Maxine Marshall Ensemble
Chico Marx Emanuel Ravelli
Groucho Marx Captain Spalding
Harpo Marx The Professor
Zeppo Marx Jamison
Bert Mathews Wally Winston
Eleanor McCabe Ensemble
Florine Meyers Ensemble
Virginia Meyers Ensemble
Lucille Milam Ensemble
Marcelle Miller Ensemble
Louise Mills Ensemble
Marie Musselle Ensemble
Irma Nicholas Ensemble
Pat O'Keefe Ensemble
Mary O'Rourke Ensemble
Hermes Pan Ensemble
Harry Pederson Ensemble
Bobbie Perkins Grace Carpenter
Patricia Pursley Ensemble
Marty Rhiele Ensemble
Aileen Shaw Ensemble
Helene Sheldon Ensemble
Erma Shy Ensemble
Louis Sorin Roscoe W. Chandler
Virginia Stone Ensemble
Audrey Volmer Ensemble
Florence Wall Ensemble
George Wallace Ensemble
Milton Watson John Parker
Alpha Wellemkotter Ensemble
Frances Wise Ensemble
Thelma Witzig Ensemble
Alice Wood Arabella Rittenhouse
Jessica Worth Ensemble
Edward Young Ensemble
music by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby; lyrics by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby
ACT 1Sung By
News Wally Winston and Sixteen Markert Dancers
Hooray for Captain Spalding Hives, Jamison, Mrs. Rittenhouse, Captain Spalding and Ensemble
Who's Been Listening to My Heart Mary Stewart and John Parker
The Long Island Low-Down Wally Winston and Grace Carpenter
Go Places and Do Things Ensemble
Watching the Clouds Roll By Mary Stewart and John Parker
ACT 2Sung By
When Things Are Bright and Rosy Wally Winston and Arabella Rittenhouse
Cool Off Grace Carpenter and Ensemble
Musketeers Jamison, Captain Spalding, Emanuel Ravelli and The Professor