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Sing for Your Supper   

 
Adelphi Theatre , (4/24/1939 - 6/30/1939)
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Opening Date:Apr 24, 1939   
Closing Date:Jun 30, 1939 Total Performances:44

Category: Musical, Revue, Original


Production Staff
Produced by Federal Theatre Project of The WPA
Music by Lee Wainer and Ned Lehac; Book by Harold Hecht, David Lesan, Turner Bullock, Charlotte Kent and John La Touche; Lyrics by Robert Sour
Directed by H. Gordon Graham, Harold Hecht and Robert H. Gordon; Choreographed by Ned McGurn and Anna Sokolow
Scenic Design by Herbert Andrews; Costume Design by Mary Merrill; Lighting Design by Feder
Cast
Theresa Alvarez Principal
Spencer Barnes Ensemble
J. Mae Batie Negro Tapper
Joseph Belsky Modern Dancer
John Berry Negro Tapper
Bidda Blakeley Principal
Naomi Bodine Modern Dancer
Virginia Bolen Principal
Willis Bradley Ensemble
Doris Bramble Negro Tapper
William Britten Principal
Mann Brown Modern Dancer
William Brown Negro Tapper
John Campbell Principal
Carl Chapin Principal
Marjorie Church Modern Dancer
Bonnie Clarke Ensemble
Gordon Clarke Principal
William Clayton Ensemble
Lenore Cobb Negro Tapper
Eva Connell Ensemble
John Connolly Modern Dancer
Edwin Cooper Principal
Peggy Coudray Principal
Carol Coult Principal
George DeFour Negro Tapper
Muni Diamond Principal
Leon Diggs Ensemble
Arthur Donaldson Principal
St. Clair Dotson Negro Tapper
Ethel Drayton Ensemble
James Eakins Ensemble
Estelle Ehrlich Ensemble
William Elliott Modern Dancer
Genora English Principal
Ensemble
Richard Finlayson Principal
Rufus Finlayson Principal
Walter Franklyn Ensemble
Hilaria Friend Negro Tapper
Edward Fuller Principal
William Garrett Modern Dancer
Dorothy Gee Negro Tapper
Trudy Goodrich Ensemble
Iris Griffith Negro Tapper
Edith Groome Principal
Edward Gutter Ensemble
Joseph Hall Ensemble
Lena Halsey Ensemble
Harry Hart Ensemble
Roslyn Harvey Ensemble
Edward Hemmer Ensemble
Roy Holland Ensemble
Vivian Holt Ensemble
Minnie Hylton Ensemble
Paul Jacchia Principal
Theresa Jentry Negro Tapper
Augustina Josephs Ensemble
Louise Kelly Principal
Ensemble
Ruth LaMarr Negro Tapper
Julia Lane Modern Dancer
Israel Lansky Modern Dancer
Paula Laurence Principal
Edward Le Due Principal
Walter Le Roy Ensemble
Adele Leo Ensemble
Ray Lieb Modern Dancer
Ruth Lindsay Negro Tapper
Eve Lord Modern Dancer
Alec Lovejoy Ensemble
Virginia Mansfield Modern Dancer
Anne Marcus Modern Dancer
Blue McAllister Negro Tapper
Muriel McCrory Ensemble
Ruby Meyers Ensemble
Martin Michel Modern Dancer
James Mordecai Principal
Negro Tapper
William Myron Principal
Frank Newton Principal
Samuel Owens Negro Tapper
Andre Pampleton Negro Tapper
Ernest Pavano Ensemble
Theodora Peck Principal
Rose Poindexter Negro Tapper
Alice Ramsey Ensemble
Clarence Redd Ensemble
Libby Robinson Negro Tapper
Lou Rosen Modern Dancer
Coby Ruskin Principal
Attilio Salzano Modern Dancer
Georgette Schneer Modern Dancer
Emma Sealey Ensemble
Elsie Sealy Negro Tapper
Maurice Siegle Ensemble
Maurice Silvers Modern Dancer
Violet Smith Ensemble
Lee Speaks Negro Tapper
Sidney Stark Modern Dancer
Ruth Thompson Ensemble
Allen Tinney Principal
William Tinney Principal
Bowen Charleton Tufts, III Principal
Dorothy Turner Negro Tapper
Virgil VanCleve Ensemble
Lily Verne Modern Dancer
Lee Wainer Principal
Muriel Watts Ensemble
Edwin Whitner Principal
George Whittington Ensemble
Allen Williams Negro Tapper
Hansford Wilson Principal
Costello Woolridge Negro Tapper

ACT 1
Sing for Your Supper
(music by Ned Lehac; lyrics by Robert Sour)
At Long Last
(music by Lee Wainer; lyrics by Robert Sour)
Opening Night
(music by Lee Wainer; lyrics by Robert Sour)
A Tisket A Tax It
(music by Lee Wainer; lyrics by Robert Sour)
Bonnie Banks
How Can We Swing It?
Oh, Boy Can We Deduct
Legitimate
(music by Lee Wainer; lyrics by John Latouche)
The Last Waltz
(music by Alex North)
Young Man With a Horn
(music by Lee Wainer; lyrics by Robert Sour)
Papa's Got a Job
(music by Ned Lehac; lyrics by Hector Troy)
ACT 2
Lucky
(music by Lee Wainer; lyrics by Robert Sour)
Imagine My Finding You Here
(music by Ned Lehac; lyrics by Robert Sour)
Perspiration
(music by Lee Wainer; lyrics by John Latouche)
Her Pop's a Cop
(music by Ned Lehac; lyrics by Phil Conwit)
Dirge
(music by Charlotte Kent; lyrics by Charlotte Kent)
Leaning on a Shovel
(music by Lee Wainer; lyrics by John Latouche)
Ballad of Uncle Sam (Ballad for Americans)
(music by Earl Robinson; lyrics by John Latouche)