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Chu Chin Chow   

 
Manhattan Opera House , (10/22/1917 - circa. 1/1918)
Century Theatre , (1/14/1918 - 4/27/1918)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Oct 22, 1917   
Closing Date:Apr 27, 1918 Total Performances:208

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: A Musical in Three Acts, 13 Scenes
Setting: Bagdad, Iraq


Production Staff
Produced by William Elliott, F. Ray Comstock and Morris Gest
Book by Oscar Asche; Music by Frederick Norton; Lyrics by Oscar Asche; Music orchestrated by Percy E. Fletcher; Musical Director: Gustave Ferrari; Featuring songs by Grace Torrens; Featuring songs with lyrics by Arthur Anderson
Staged by E. Lyall Swete; Choreographed by Mlle. Guida and Alexis Kosloff
Scenic Design by Joseph Harker and Phil Harker; Costume Design by Percy Anderson
Cast
Nina Artska Chorus
Edith Barr Chorus
Lucy Beaumont Mabubah
George Bell The Son of the Bean Seller
Louise Blanid Chorus
Inez Borrero Chorus
Claire Boyd Chorus
Francis J. Boyle Abdullah
Dolores Brune Chorus
Claire Burton Chorus
Dorothy Butler Chorus
Kate Condon Alcolom
May Copeland Chorus
Claire Daste Chorus
Harda Daube Woman in Green
Mercedes De Cordoba Chorus
Felice DeGregorio Baba Mustafa
Henry Dixey Ali Baba
Gladys Earlcott Chorus
Josephine Emery The Lady in the Pantomime
Rita Fanning Chorus
Helen Fox Chorus
Katherine Galanta A Dancer
Marion Gray Chorus
Eleanor Hargrave Chorus
Frances Hendricks Chorus
Annabelle Hennessey Chorus
Robert Lee Hill Musab
The Husband
Albert Howson Kasim Baba
Jeannette Kayton Chorus
Rosita Khoury Chorus
Bertha Knight Chorus
Tessa Kosta Marjanah
Helen LaTour Chorus
Dorothy Lee Chorus
Richie Ling Otbah
Ann Linn Chorus
Jessie Lorraine Chorus
Frank McCormack Mukbill
Adele Meeker Chorus
Olga Merville Chorus
Minnie Meyers Chorus
Albert Moore Khuzymah
Ida Mulle Zatel-Demaki
Lillian Neilson Chorus
Kiyo Okita Chorus
Margerita Patti Chorus
Gabrielle Pitcher Chorus
Mai Poth Chorus
Tyrone Power, Sr. Abu Hassan
Olive Prosser Fortune Teller
Nan Rainsforth Chorus
George Rasely Nur-Al-Huda
Florence Reed Zahrat-Al-Huda
Mary Reilly Chorus
Joan Remville Chorus
Suzanne Renard Chorus
Hazel M. Robertson Chorus
Alma Rosine Chorus
Louise Rothacker Chorus
Stella Rothacker Chorus
Sallie Roumayne Chorus
Irene Sparry Chorus
Gordon Staples The Stranger
Beatrice Steiner Chorus
Adele Stollman Chorus
Lester Sweyd The Lover
Arthur Taliaferro Bean Seller
Matty Thomas Bostan
Leonore Thompson Chorus
Clara Vedera Chorus
Nobu Watuma Chorus
Ethel Mae Whitely Chorus
Pauline Williams Chorus
music by Frederick Norton; lyrics by Oscar Asche
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

ACT 1Sung By
Here Be Oysters Stewed in Honey Abdullah and Chorus
I Am Chu Chin Chow Abu Hassan and Chorus
Cleopatra's Nile Marjanah and Chorus
I'll Sing and Dance Ali Baba and Entire Company
Corraline Nur-Al-Huda
When a Pullet Is Plump Ali Baba
We Are the Robbers of the Woods Robbers' Chorus
I Shiver and Shake with Fear Ali Baba, Marjanah and Nur-Al-Huda
Behold Abdullah
ACT 2Sung By
Beans, Beans, Beans Mabubah
All My Days Till End of Life Marjanah and Ali Baba
At Siesta Time
(music by Grace Torrens; lyrics by Arthur Anderson)
Marjanah and Chorus
Any Time's Kissing Time
(lyrics by Frederick Norton)
Alcolom
If I Liken Thy Shape Marjanah and Nur-Al-Huda
The Song of the Scimitar Abu Hassan and Chorus
ACT 3Sung By
The Cobbler's Song Baba Mustafa
We Bring Ye Fruits Fruit Girls
From Cairo, Bagdad, Khorasan Otbah
How Dear Is Our Day Alcolom and Ali Baba
(Sweet) Olive Oil Abdullah and Chorus
Wedding Procession Ensemble