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The Swing Mikado   

 
New Yorker Theatre , (3/01/1939 - 4/29/1939)
44th Street Theatre , (5/01/1939 - 5/20/1939)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Mar 01, 1939   
Closing Date:May 20, 1939 Total Performances:86

Category: Musical, Operetta, Original, Broadway
Setting: A Coral Island in the Pacific.


Production Staff
Produced by Federal Theatre Project of The WPA
Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Based on "The Mikado" by W. S. Gilbert; Conceived by Harry Minturn; Swing orchestrations by Charles Levy; Swing arrangments by Gentry Warden; Vocal Director: Viola Hill; Lyrics by W. S. Gilbert
Directed by Harry Minturn; Choreographed by Sammy Dyer; Assistant Choreographer: Hazel Davis
Scenic Design by Clive A. Rickabaugh; Costume Design by John Pratt; Lighting Design by Oscar Ryan
Company Manager: George Morley
Stage Manager: Dan Seymour
Lyrics adapted by Harry Minturn; Conducted by Edward Wurtzebach
Press Representative: Campbell B. Casad
Cast
Deloise Alexander Dancer
Chorus
Jack Arnold Chorus
James Arnold Quintet
Oarsman
Asa Barnes Dancer
Chorus
George Bateman Quintet
Body-Guard
Chorus
Alfred Bean Dancer
John Bean Dancer
Alice Biddix Dancer
Chorus
Gladys Boucree Yum-Yum
Wilma Bowen Dancer
Chorus
Paul Bradney Dancer
Chorus
Alice Brooks Dancer
Chorus
Marion Brooks Dancer
Chorus
Clara Brown Chorus
William Burns Quintet
Fan-Bearer
Chorus
Lloyd Cabbell Chorus
Georgia Carpenter Chorus
William Carr Quintet
Fan-Bearer
Chorus
Mabel Carter Peep-Bo
Geraldine Clark Dancer
Chorus
Joseph Clark Oarsman
Chorus
Samuel Clark Oarsman
Chorus
Maurice Cooper Nanki-Poo
Abie Crawford Chorus
Margaret Cross Chorus
Frankie Fambro Pitti-Sing
Edward Fraction The Mikado
William Franklin Pooh-Bah
Isabel Futrell Chorus
Ashton Gorham Quintet
Body-Guard
Chorus
Percy Grace Dancer
Chorus
Herman Greene Ko-Ko
Willard Gregg Chorus
James Harris Dancer
Chorus
Helen Howard Chorus
John Hughes Oarsman
Chorus
Charles Johnson Chorus
Elvira Johnson Chorus
Tillie Johnson Chorus
Harry Jones Chorus
Rebecca Jones Chorus
Martin Logan Dancer
Chorus
Rose Long Chorus
Raymond Lowe Oarsman
Chorus
Martin Lucas Chorus
Scott Manning Oarsman
Chorus
Harry Mitchell Chorus
Ronald Montgomery Chorus
Vivian Morrison Chorus
Lulubelle Mosby Dancer
Chorus
Eddie Mae Nance Dancer
Shelby Nichols Chorus
Vivian Parker Chorus
Hettie Reed Chorus
Emmett Richardson Chorus
Irwin Richardson Chorus
Ernest Roberts Chorus
James Smith Dancer
Albert Stanley Chorus
Clara Strickland Dancer
Chorus
Mercedes Taliaferro Chorus
Mabel Walker Katisha
Theodore Ward Chorus
Lewis White Pish-Tush
Paul Williams Chorus
Woody Wilson Dancer
Chorus
Ernest Woodson Chorus
Jack Wright Dancer
Chorus
Beatrice Yancy Dancer
Chorus
ACT 1Sung By
A Wandering Minstrel Nanki-Poo and Male Chorus
Our Great Mikado Pish-Tush and Male Chorus
Young Man Despair Pooh-Bah, Pish-Tush and Nanki-Poo
Behold the Lord High Executioner Ko-Ko and Male Chorus
I've Got a Little List Ko-Ko and Male Chorus
Three Little Maids from School Yum-Yum, Pitti-Sing, Peep-Bo and Girls Chorus
So Pardon Us Yum-Yum, Pitti-Sing, Peep-Bo, Pooh-Bah, Pish-Tush and Girls Chorus
Were You Not to Ko-Ko Plighted Yum-Yum and Nanki-Poo
I Am So Proud Ko-Ko, Pooh-Bah and Pish-Tush
ACT 2Sung By
Braid the Raven Hair Pitti-Sing and Girls Chorus
Moon Song (The Moon and I) Yum-Yum and Quintet
Madrigal Yum-Yum, Pitti-Sing, Nanki-Poo and Pish-Tush
Here's a How-de-do Yum-Yum, Nanki-Poo and Ko-Ko
The Mikado Katisha and The Mikado
I'm the Emperor of Japan The Mikado and Chorus
The Criminal Cried Ko-Ko, Pitti-Sing and Pooh-Bah
A Is Happy The Mikado, Pooh-Bah, Pitti-Sing, Ko-Ko and Katisha
Flowers That Bloom in the Spring Pitti-Sing, Ko-Ko, Katisha, Pooh-Bah, Nanki-Poo, Dancers and Quintet
Titwillow Ko-Ko
There Is Beauty in the Bellows of the Blast Katisha and Ko-Ko