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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 AckermanMary Stewart
Albert AmatoEnsemble
Ivena BakerEnsemble
Jack BauerEnsemble
Allan BlairEnsemble
Billie BlakeEnsemble
Hazel BoffingerEnsemble
William BradleyEnsemble
Cleo BrownEnsemble
Muriel BuckEnsemble
Mildred BurkhardtEnsemble
Helene CambridgeEnsemble
Gertrude ColeEnsemble
Annette DaviesEnsemble
Kay DoneganEnsemble
Margaret DumontMrs. Rittenhouse
John ElliottEnsemble
Walton FordEnsemble
Helen FowbleEnsemble
Janice GlennEnsemble
Alyse GreenEnsemble
Robert GreigHives
Mildred HatfieldEnsemble
Gerry HoffmanEnsemble
Gypsy HollisEnsemble
Margaret IrvingMrs. Whitehead
Genevieve KentEnsemble
Dorothy KnowltonEnsemble
Jewel LaKotaEnsemble
Preston LewisEnsemble
Arthur LipsonM. Doucet
Serrita LorraineEnsemble
Dorothy MarmonEnsemble
Maxine MarshallEnsemble
Chico MarxEmanuel Ravelli
Groucho MarxCaptain Spalding
Harpo MarxThe Professor
Zeppo MarxJamison
Bert MathewsWally Winston
Eleanor McCabeEnsemble
Florine MeyersEnsemble
Virginia MeyersEnsemble
Lucille MilamEnsemble
Marcelle MillerEnsemble
Louise MillsEnsemble
Marie MusselleEnsemble
Irma NicholasEnsemble
Pat O'KeefeEnsemble
Mary O'RourkeEnsemble
Hermes PanEnsemble
Harry PedersonEnsemble
Bobbie PerkinsGrace Carpenter
Patricia PursleyEnsemble
Marty RhieleEnsemble
Aileen ShawEnsemble
Helene SheldonEnsemble
Erma ShyEnsemble
Louis SorinRoscoe W. Chandler
Virginia StoneEnsemble
Audrey VolmerEnsemble
Florence WallEnsemble
George WallaceEnsemble
Milton WatsonJohn Parker
Alpha WellemkotterEnsemble
Frances WiseEnsemble
Thelma WitzigEnsemble
Alice WoodArabella Rittenhouse
Jessica WorthEnsemble
Edward YoungEnsemble
music by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby; lyrics by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby
ACT 1 Sung By
NewsWally Winston and Sixteen Markert Dancers
Hooray for Captain SpaldingHives, Jamison, Mrs. Rittenhouse, Captain Spalding and Ensemble
Who's Been Listening to My HeartMary Stewart and John Parker
The Long Island Low-DownWally Winston and Grace Carpenter
Go Places and Do ThingsEnsemble
Watching the Clouds Roll ByMary Stewart and John Parker
ACT 2 Sung By
When Things Are Bright and RosyWally Winston and Arabella Rittenhouse
Cool OffGrace Carpenter and Ensemble
MusketeersJamison, Captain Spalding, Emanuel Ravelli and The Professor