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St. Louis Woman   

 
Martin Beck Theatre , (3/30/1946 - 7/06/1946)
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Opening Date:Mar 30, 1946   
Closing Date:Jul 06, 1946 Total Performances:113

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: St. Louis, 1898.


Production Staff
Produced by Edward Gross
Music by Harold Arlen; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer; Book by Arna Bontemps and Countee Cullen; Based on the novel "God Sends Sunday" by Arna Bontemps; Musical Director: Leon Leonardi
Directed by Rouben Mamoulian; Choreographed by Charles Walters
Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers; Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
Cast
Pearl Bailey Butterfly
J. Mardo Brown Drum Major
Herbert Coleman Piggie
Yvonne Coleman Celestine
Joseph Eady Jackie
Lorenzo Fuller Joshua
Frank Green Dandy Dave
Juanita Hall Leah
June Hawkins Lila
Ruby Hill Della Green
Rex Ingram Biglow Brown
Carrington Lewis Waiter
Fayard Nicholas Barney
Harold Nicholas Li'l Augie
Richard Pope Badfoot
Maude Russell The Hostess
Louis Sharp Slim
Elwood Smith Ragsdale
Merritt Smith Pembroke
Creighton Thompson Preacher
Charles Welch Jasper
Milton J. Williams Mississippi
Milton Wood Mr. Hopkins
music by Johnny Mercer; lyrics by Harold Arlen
ACT 1Sung By
Li'l Augie Is a Natural Man (Sweeten' Water) Badfoot
Any Place I Hang My Hat is Home Della Green
I Feel My Luck Comin' Down Li'l Augie
(I Had Myself a) True Love Lila
Legalize My Name Butterfly
Cakewalk Walk Your Lady Drum Major, Quartet and Competing Couples
ACT 2Sung By
Come Rain or Come Shine Della Green and Li'l Augie
Chinquapin Bush Children
We Shall Meet to Part, No Never Piggie
Lullaby Della Green
Sleep Peaceful (Mr. Used-To-Be) Lila
Leavin' Time Choral Group
ACT 3Sung By
Come Rain or Come Shine (Reprise)Della Green
(It's) A Woman's Prerogative Butterfly
Ridin' on the Moon Li'l Augie and Ensemble
Least That's My Opinion Badfoot
Racin' Form Leah
Come On, Li'l Augie Ensemble