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The Belle of Bridgeport   

Bijou Theatre, (10/29/1900 - 12/08/1900)
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Opening Date: Oct 29, 1900    
Closing Date: Dec 08, 1900 Total Performances: 45

Category: Play, Farce, Play with music, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: John Smith's office, Malcolm Crane's apartment, and the New York Woman's Athletic Club

Production Staff
Produced by May Irwin
Written by Glen MacDonough; Music by Rosamond Johnson; Lyrics by Bob Cole and J. W. Johnson; Additional music by William J. Accooe, William Jefferson and Cissie Loftus; Additional lyrics by William Jefferson, Cissie Loftus and William J. Accooe; Musical Director: Watty Hydes
Directed by George A. Beane
Scenic Design by Louis & Macaughtry and Fox & Vincent
Grace AlmyMiss Green
George A. BeaneJohn Smith
Edith BlairMiss Roberts
Jane BurbyMrs. John Smith
Roland CarterDr. Luke Craven
Charles ChurchPhil Bonhomie
Lillie CollinsMamie Cassidy
Mabel FlorenceJessica
Ruth GreyMiss Black
Raymond HitchcockBokhara Skitbollitski
Alice HowardMary Doyle
May IrwinAriel Smith
Frank M. JohnsonA. J. Factor
Gussie JonesParepa Box
Jacques KrugerFerdinand
James McDonoughRoundsman Sharp
Sadie PetersAgnes Crane
Charles PrinceAlonzo Topping
Helen RainsleyMrs. Marion Colby
Bert ThayerMalcolm Crane
Queenie VassarMiss Popkins
Frank H. WhiteEthelbert Box
Anne WoodwardMiss White
music by J. Rosamond Johnson; lyrics by Bob Cole and James Weldon Johnson
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
Mabel Moore
(music by William J. Accooe; lyrics by William J. Accooe)
Ariel Smith
Dandy Soldier Coon
(music by William J. Accooe; lyrics by William J. Accooe)
Ariel Smith
I Ain't Gwine to Work No MoAriel Smith
ACT 2 Sung By
Why Don't the Band Play?
(I've Got) Troubles of My Own
Dance on Friday Night
(music by William Jefferson; lyrics by William Jefferson)
ACT 3 Sung By
(Magdalene, My) Southern Queen
Bullfrog Ben
(music by Cissie Loftus; lyrics by Cissie Loftus)
(I'm Gwine to Marry) Angeline
(music by Cissie Loftus; lyrics by Cissie Loftus)