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Memphis Bound!   

 
Broadway Theatre , (5/24/1945 - 6/09/1945)
Belasco Theatre , (6/11/1945 - 6/23/1945)
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Opening Date:May 24, 1945   
Closing Date:Jun 23, 1945 Total Performances:36

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts. Drawn freely from "Trial By Jury" and "H.M.S. Pinafore"
Setting: Near Calliboga, Tennessee


Production Staff
Produced by John J. Wildberg
Music by Don Walker and Clay Warnick; Book by Albert Wineman Barker and Sally Benson; Lyrics by Don Walker and Clay Warnick; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Vocal arrangements by Clay Warnick; Orchestrations to dances by Ted Royal; Additional Vocal Arrangements by Rene deKnight
Staged by Robert Ross; Staging assisted by Eva Jessye; Choreographed by Al White, Jr.
Scenic Design by George Jenkins; Lighting Design by George Jenkins; Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard
General Manager: Nick Holde; Company Manager: Clarence Jacobson
Production Supervisor: Vinton Freedley; Stage Manager: Paul Porter
Conducted by Charles Sanford
Press Representative: Karl N. Bernstein
Cast
William Archer Ensemble
Ada Brown Mrs. Paradise
Theodore Brown Ensemble
Marion Bruce Ensemble
Thelma Carpenter Henny Paradise
Traverse Crawford Delta Rhythm Boy
Billy Daniels Roy Baggott
Rene deKnight Delta Rhythm Boy
John Diggs Ensemble
William Dillard Gabriel
Ensemble
Lee Eberle Ensemble
Lee Gaines Delta Rhythm Boy
Timothy Grace Timmy
Ensemble
Leslie Gray Ensemble
Sheila Guyse Lily Valentine
Harriet Jackson Sarabelle
Ensemble
Ida James Penny Paradise
Carl Jones Delta Rhythm Boy
Mary Lewis Ensemble
Avon Long Winfield Carter
Joy Merrimore Eulalia
Ensemble
David Perry Ensemble
Kelsey Pharr Delta Rhythm Boy
Nell Plante Ensemble
Oscar Plante Ensemble
Sherriff McDaniels
Richard Reed Ensemble
Eulabel Riley Ensemble
Ann Robinson Chloe
Bill Robinson Pilot Meriwether
William C. Smith Hector
Ensemble
Marliene Strong Cherub
Ensemble
Georgia Ann Timmons Ensemble
Cherub
Rodester Timmons Ensemble
Muriel Watkins Ensemble
Charles Welch Bill
Ensemble
Ethel White Ensemble
Roy White Ensemble
Lulling Williams Ensemble
Edith Wilson Melissa Carter
Frank Wilson Mr. Finch
music by Don Walker and Clay Warnick; lyrics by Don Walker and Clay Warnick
ACT 1Sung By
Big Old River Ensemble
Stand Around the Band Winfield Carter, Delta Rhythm Boys and Ensemble
Old Love and Brand New Love Roy Baggott, Winfield Carter and Lily Valentine
Growing Pains Pilot Meriwether
We Sail the Ocean Blue Sailors
I'm Called Little Buttercup Mrs. Paradise and Delta Rhythm Boys
A Maiden Fair to See Roy Baggott and Sailors
I Am the Captain of the Pinafore Winfield Carter and Sailors
Sorry Her Lot Lily Valentine, Penny Paradise and Henny Paradise
Over the Bright Blue Sea Ensemble
I Am the Monarch of the Sea Pilot Meriwether and Ensemble
The Ruler of the Queen's Navee Pilot Meriwether
The Nightingale, the Moon and I Roy Baggott
ACT 2Sung By
The Gilbert & Sullivan Blues Chloe
Farewll, My Own Pilot Meriwether, Roy Baggott and the Beer Garden Four
Fair Moon Winfield Carter, Delta Rhythm Boys and Ensemble
Love or Reason Lily Valentine, Penny Paradise and Henny Paradise
Things Are Seldom What They Seem Pilot Meriwether and Winfield Carter
Trial By Jury Pilot Meriwether, Winfield Carter, Melissa Carter, Mr. Finch, Gabriel and Ensemble
The Nightingale, the Moon and I (Reprise)Roy Baggott, Lily Valentine and Ensemble
Old Love and Brand New Love (Reprise)Delta Rhythm Boys and Ensemble
A-Many Years Ago Mrs. Paradise and Delta Rhythm Boys
Ring the Merry Belles Pilot Meriwether