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Rufus Rastus   

 
American Theatre , (1/29/1906 - 2/05/1906)
West End Theatre , (2/26/1906 - circa. 3/1906)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Jan 29, 1906   
Closing Date:Mar 1906 Total Performances:8

Category: Musical, Extravaganza, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: St. Augustine, Florida and Madison Square Garden
Comments: Also played 16 performances at the Metropolis Theatre from February 5 to February 10, 1906


Production Staff
Produced by Jules Hurtig and Harry Seamon
Book by William D. Hall; Music by Ernest Hogan and Tom Lemonier; Musical Director: H. Lawrence Freeman; Lyrics by Frank H. Williams; Additional music by Joe Jordan and H. Lawrence Freeman; Additional lyrics by Earle C. Jones
Staged by J. Ed. Green
Scenic Design by Castle & Harvey; Costume Design by Will Barnes
Cast
R. C. Baker Ensemble
Pearl Brown Ensemble
A. D. Byrd Angelica Newcomb
Pinkey Cooper Ensemble
Nellie Dansy Ensemble
Carita Day Selina Giltedge
Mamie Emerson Mandy Jones
Harry Fiddler Hugo
Jeannette Foster Ensemble
Bertha Gillespie Ensemble
Harry Gilliam Samson Strong
John L. Grant Ensemble
Edward Gray Ensemble
J. Ed. Green Noah Beasley
Sarah Green Ensemble
Pauline Hackney Belmoral
Ensemble
J. Leubrie Hill Dr. Fo-Jo
John Hill Ensemble
Ernest Hogan Rufus Rastus
Beverly Housley Ensemble
Matt Housley Ensemble
Angelo Hously Ensemble
Maude Jones Ensemble
Robert A. Kelly Reverend Nightingale
Pearl Lavan Ensemble
Amy Leslie Ensemble
George Lynnier Ensemble
Alice Mackey Federica
Georgia Mickey Ensemble
Billie Moore Floor Manager
Ensemble
J. F. Morres John Drake
Ensemble
Anna Cook Pankey Sophronia
Theodore Pankey Enoch
Cousin Monk
Catasterphe
William Pierce Ensemble
Muriel Ringgold Snowflack
Walter Robertson Ensemble
William Spicer Officer
Ensemble
Mollie Sullivan Ensemble
Marie Thomas Ensemble
Jennie Thompson Ensemble
Henry Troy Lazarus Tuttle
Mabel Turner Ensemble
Maude Turner Ensemble
Madge Warren Ensemble
Anita Wilkins Ensemble
Will Wilkins Bill B. Dam
Ensemble
James Worles Ensemble
music by Ernest Hogan and Tom Lemonier; lyrics by Frank H. Williams
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

ACT 1Sung By
What We're Supposed to Do Ensemble
Mammy Reverend Nightingale, Angelica Newcomb, Federica, Snowflack and Enoch
My Mobile Mandy Mandy Jones
Oh (Say) Wouldn't It Be a Dream?
(music by Joe Jordan; lyrics by Earle C. Jones)
Rufus Rastus
Cockadoodle Doo
Watermelon
Consolation Lazarus Tuttle
Is Everybody Happy? Rufus Rastus
ACT 2Sung By
The (Beautiful) Isle of Repose
(music by H. Lawrence Freeman)
Sophronia
Old Kentucky Home Scrub Woman
If Peter Was a Colored Man
Good-Bye, Old Dixie Land
Newsboys' Life
The Horney and the Bee Selina Giltedge
Lilly's Wedding Day