The Southerners | IBDB: The official source for Broadway Information IBDB: The official source for Broadway Information


IBDB: Internet Broadway Database Policies About the Internet Broadway Database Help FAQ/Contact the Internet Broadway Database
  Home Shows People Theatres Characters Awards Songs grosses  
The Broadway League

Official Broadway League sites:

Quick Search For:   In This Category:  
The credits for this production have not yet been completed or verified.

The Southerners   

New York Theatre, (5/23/1904 - 6/25/1904)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: May 23, 1904    
Closing Date: Jun 25, 1904 Total Performances: 36

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: New Orleans

Production Staff
Produced by George W. Lederer
Music by Will Marion Cook; Book by Will Mercer and Richard Grant; Lyrics by Will Mercer and Richard Grant; Musical Director: Antonio DeNovellis; Featuring songs by Egbert Van Alstyne; Featuring songs with lyrics by R.C. MacPherson, Harry Williams, Harry B. Smith and Will Marion Cook
Staged by George W. Lederer; Choreographed by Joseph C. Smith
Scenic Design by D. Frank Dodge; Costume Design by Caroline F. Siedle
Florence ArkellLily
Wilmer BentleyColonel Maximilian Easy
William Wallace BlackColonel Maximilian Easy
Hattie BurdellLouisiana
Irene CameronPansy
Vinie DalyParthenia
Ethel DaviesFlorida
Reine DaviesJaponica Preston
Mildred De VereViolet
Paul DeckerPhil Fuller
Walter DixonAunt Matilda
Belva Don KersleyDaisy
Wheeler EarlSam Blossom
Elfie FayPolly Drayton
Edith GirvinAlabama
William GouldLeRoy Preston
General Preston
Albert HartBob Rutledge
Louise LathropOlivia Pemberton
Eddie LeonardUncle Dan'l
Dandy Dan
Sallie LoomisVirginia
Junie McCreeBrannigan Bey
Abbie MitchellMandy Lou
Charles MooreUncle Mose
Bertyne MortimerMagnolia Preston
Bessie MoultonGeorgia
Lorraine OsborneMarguerite
Violet PearleAtlanta
Theodore S. PetersLewis Middleton
Ella RayCarolina
Lillian RiceOrleans
Averta SanchezMaryland
Cecil SomersHarry Stetson
Joseph W. StandishJudge Budge
Mabel VerneRose
Charles WentzCecil Brown
music by Will Marion Cook; lyrics by Will Mercer and Richard Grant
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
I Love the SouthlandChorus
Daisy Deane
Swing Along Children
A pinafored, pig-tailed girl and a knickerbockered boyCyril Osborn and Japonica Preston
I Love the Southland (Reprise)
Julep SongSextette or Octette
The Chipmunk and the SquirrelPolly Drayton
Agitate the cymbals!Chorus
When I First Went to TurkeyBrannigan Bey and Chorus
(music by Egbert Van Alstyne; lyrics by Harry Williams)
LeRoy Preston
Dandy DanDandy Dan
(It's) Allus de Same in Dixie
As the Sun Flower Turns to the Sun
(lyrics by Harry B. Smith)
Mandy Lou
Mandy Lou
(lyrics by R.C. MacPherson)
Mandy Lou
Darktown Barbecue
(lyrics by Will Marion Cook)
ACT 2 Sung By
In Oriental nations, in harems of the EastChorus
Clancy Had a FancyBrannigan Bey
A Southern GentlemanBob Rutledge and Chorus
Where the Lotus Blossoms GrowJaponica Preston
Sarah JaneLeRoy Preston and Wives
Good Evenin'Parthenia and Dandy Dan
The Sunny SouthPolly Drayton
The Irish CanaryBrannigan Bey
I Love YouPolly Drayton and Brannigan Bey