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Deep Harlem   

 
Hudson Theatre, (1/07/1929 - 1/12/1929)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Jan 07, 1929    
Closing Date: Jan 12, 1929 Total Performances: 8

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Africa, Savannah, Georgia, and Harlem



Production Staff
Produced by Sam H. Grisman
Music by Joe Jordan; Book by Salem Whitney and Homer Tutt; Lyrics by Homer Tutt and Henry Creamer; Music orchestrated by Joe Jordan; Musical Director: Joe Jordan
Staged by Henry Creamer
Costume Design by Brooks Costume Company; Scenic Design by Mallard H. Frane's Sons
Cast
Rose AndersonEnsemble
Billy AndrewsSlave Trader
Billy
Citizen
The Dancer's Friend
Mr. AusbrookEnsemble
Quartette
Jimmie BasketteProphet
Officer
Andrew BishopAn Author
Slave Trader
Auctioneer
Ivy BlackDancing Ivy
Specialty
Ensemble
Virginia BranumSoft-Stepper
Lulia
Specialty
Ensemble
Rebecca BraxtonEnsemble
Neil BridgesEnsemble
Quartette
Elmira BrittEnsemble
Chappy ChapellePrincess of Bataboula
Cutout & LeonardSailors
Specialty
Rookie DavisCongo-Lulu
William EdmonsonSlave Trader
Officer
Detective
A. G. EdwardsEnsemble
Howard ElmoreDancing Dan
It
Marie FraineEnsemble
Gertrude GardeenHaly
Soft-Stepper
Glory
Ensemble
Tony GaytzeraEnsemble
Quartette
Inez GloverEnsemble
August GoldenAfrican Native
Ensemble
Alice GorgasThe Creeper's Gal
Specialty
Sterling GrantSlave Trader
Red
Haly's Boy Friend
Thomas R. HallSpecialty
Ensemble
Claudette HeywardEnsemble
Carrie HuffEnsemble
Columbus JacksonNebo
Boss
Bobby JohnsEnsemble
Frances JohnsonEnsemble
Mr. KeysEnsemble
Quartette
Mary KingSpecialty
Ensemble
May KingEnsemble
Emily MalloyEnsemble
John MasonThe Real Boss
Jethro
Pearl McCormackJen
Pearl
Ruby MeyersEnsemble
Felix NorthernEnsemble
Joe NorthernEnsemble
Ralph NorthernEnsemble
Robert NorthernEnsemble
Thula OryizEnsemble
Charles RidleySpecialty
Officer
Mabel RidleyPrincess Ola
High Yaller
Ticket Girl
Pianist
Palm RobertsEnsemble
Joe RobinsonEnsemble
Alice SampsonHally
Ensemble
Neeka ShawAfricana
Temptress
The Dancer
Juanita StinettePrincess Lulu
Miranda
Cherokee ThorntonEnsemble
Homer TuttCrown Prince
The Creeper
Jelly Bean
Dorothy WalkerEnsemble
Bridesmaid
Winifred WalkerBridesmaid
Ensemble
Helen WallaceBridesmaid
Ensemble
Jean WallaceEnsemble
Bridesmaid
Marietta WarrenColored Picnicker
Specialty
Ensemble
Mary WelchSpecialty
Ensemble
Anita WartonEnsemble
Rosa WhiteQueen
That
Salem WhitneyKing
Elder Toots
The Orator
George WhittingtonThe Porter
Specialty
Harriet WilliamsCrow Jane
Ensemble
Louise WilliamsSpecialty
Ensemble
Lena WilsonMrs. Jenkins
Entertainer
Lucy YarboroughColored Picnicker
Ensemble
music by Joe Jordan; lyrics by Homer Tutt and Henry Creamer
ACT 1 Sung By
Cushite DanceEnsemble
I Shall Love YouPrincess of Bataboula and Princess Lulu
Dance of the TemptressTemptress
I Shall Love You (Reprise) Princess of Bataboula and Princess Lulu
DeliverSlave Ensemble
Slave ShipSlave Ensemble
AfricanaCongo-Lulu, Africana and Africanas
Tappin' to the PicnicDancing Dan, Dancing Girls, Dancing Ivy, Soft-Steppers and Specialty
Kentucky/Mexican BluesPrincess of Bataboula and Princess Lulu
Old PlantationMrs. Jenkins and Company
Virginia ReelCompany
I'm LovingBilly, Glory and Entire Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Possum TrotCongo-Lulu, Girls, Mrs. Jenkins, Glory, Lulia, Hally, Sailors and The Dancer
Real High Yaller and Sealskin BrownThe Real Boss and Boss
Deep HarlemOfficer
Rags and TattersThe Porter
Deep Harlem (Reprise) Officer
Y Como Le VaThe Dancer
Why?Princess of Bataboula and Princess Lulu
I Shall Love You (Reprise) Princess of Bataboula and Princess Lulu
Deep Harlem (Reprise) Company