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The Geisha   

 
Erlanger's Theatre, (10/05/1931 - 10/17/1931)
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Opening Date: Oct 05, 1931    
Closing Date: Oct 17, 1931 Total Performances: 16

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: House of Ten Thousand Joys; Chrysanthemum F├ęte in the Palm Garden.



Production Staff
Produced by The Civic Light Opera Company
Book by Owen Hall; Music by Sidney Jones; Lyrics by Harry Greenbank; Musical Director: Louis Kroll
Staged by Milton Aborn
Costume Design by Brooks
Art Direction by Charles Baatz
Cast
Frances BaldwinEnsemble
Frances BavielloEnsemble
Ann CareyLady Constance Wynne
Ethel ClarkJuliette Diamont
Roy CropperLieutenant Reginald Fairfax
Officer of the HMS Turtle
Kathryn CurlMiss Mabel Grant
Ensemble
Dhoris DelehanteO Kiku San
Chrysanthemum
Dhenise DelehenteEnsemble
Marie DolanEnsemble
Dorothy DuncanEnsemble
Lloyd EricssonEnsemble
Walter FranklynEnsemble
Sylvia GansEnsemble
Rudy GlaisekEnsemble
Sigmund GlukoffEnsemble
Lieutenant Vernon Johnson
Thomas GreenEnsemble
Otis HolwerkEnsemble
Irene HubertMiss Ethel Hurst
Ensemble
Theresa HyleEnsemble
Hizi KoykeO Mimosa San
Siegfried LangerEnsemble
Lieutenant Charles Baker
August LoringGeorge Grimson
Ensemble
Sano MarcoDick Cunningham
Officer of the HMS Turtle
Vera MillerEnsemble
Frances MooreEnsemble
Mary MossKomurasaki
Little Violet
Ensemble
Edward OrchardTakemini
Mario PichlerEnsemble
Detmar PoppenThe Marquis Imari
James T. PowersWun Hi
Proprietor of the Tea House
Mary RyszEnsemble
Louie Plumpton
Olga SchumacherO Kinkoto San
Golden Harp
Ensemble
Cyrilla TuiteMiss Marie Worthington
Ensemble
Milton TullyCaptain Katana
Ensemble
Serge UryEnsemble
Theo Van TassellNami
Wave of the Sea
Margaret WalkerA Mana San
Blossom
Dorothy WatsonEnsemble
Rella WinnMiss Molly Seamore
S. Otis WolwerkArthur Cuddy
June YorkinEnsemble
music by Sidney Jones; lyrics by Harry Greenbank
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
Happy JapanChorus
Here they comeChorus and Officers
Jack's the boy
(music by Lionel Monckton)
Lieutenant Reginald Fairfax (Officer of the HMS Turtle) and Officers
The dear little Jappy-Jap-JappyDick Cunningham (Officer of the HMS Turtle)
The Amorous GoldfishO Mimosa San
The KissingO Mimosa San and Lieutenant Reginald Fairfax (Officer of the HMS Turtle)
If you will come to teaO Mimosa San and Chorus
Lamentation (Oh, will they sell our master up)Chorus and Geishas
We're going to call on the MarquisLieutenant Reginald Fairfax (Officer of the HMS Turtle), Dick Cunningham (Officer of the HMS Turtle), Officers, Geishas and Chorus
The ToyMiss Molly Seamore and Lieutenant Reginald Fairfax (Officer of the HMS Turtle)
A Geisha's LifeO Mimosa San
Attention, pray!Takemini, The Marquis Imari, Lieutenant Katasna, Lieutenant Reginald Fairfax (Officer of the HMS Turtle) and Chorus
ChivalryLieutenant Reginald Fairfax (Officer of the HMS Turtle) and Chorus
Chon KinaMiss Molly Seamore and Chorus
Thought of staying too longPrincipals and Chorus
ACT 2 Sung By
Day born of loveChorus
The Toy Monkey
(music by Lionel Monckton)
Miss Molly Seamore and Chorus
Ching-a-ring-a-reeJuliette Diamont and Wun Hi (Proprietor of the Tea House)
Geisha are weFour Geishas, Officers, Dick Cunningham (Officer of the HMS Turtle) and English Girls
Star of my soulLieutenant Reginald Fairfax (Officer of the HMS Turtle)
If that's not love-what is?Juliette Diamont
With splendor auspiciousGeishas
Chin, Chin, ChinamanWun Hi (Proprietor of the Tea House) and Chorus
Love! Love!Lieutenant Reginald Fairfax (Officer of the HMS Turtle) and Chorus
Hey-diddle-diddle! when man is in loveDick Cunningham (Officer of the HMS Turtle) and Chorus
The Interfering ParrotMiss Molly Seamore and Chorus
Before our eyesEnsemble