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Apollo Theatre , (4/16/1923 - 5/19/1923)
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Opening Date:Apr 16, 1923   
Closing Date:May 19, 1923 Total Performances:40

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Mobile, Alabama and Chicago, Illinois


Production Staff
Produced by Criterion Productions, Inc.
Book by Eddie Hunter; Music by Ben Harris; Lyrics by Ben Harris; Additional numbers by Will Vodery and Henry Creamer; Music orchestrated by Will Vodery; Musical Director: Will Vodery
Directed by Sam H. Grisman; Choreographed by Henry Creamer and Frank Montgomery
Scenic Design by Runnel-Amend, Inc.
Cast
Eunice Anderson Sister Brown
Sidney Bechet Chief of Police
LeRoy Broomfield Brother Wire Nail
Alice Brown Miss Disappear
Claire Campbell Sister High
Chappy Chapelle A Smart Lawyer
Alfred Chester Brother Inkwell
Nona Chester Sister Jones
George W. Cooper Rufus Wise
Amanda Craig Sarah Green
Amon Davis Ebenezer Green
Elvetta Davis Ruth Johnson
James Dingbat Brother Low Down
Donita Sisters Specialty
Helen Dunmore Cathrine Peace
Carrie Edwards Hortense Carter
Andrew Fairchild Deacon Long Tack
Rita Fairchild Sister Know All
Hilary Friend Sister Doolittle
Mary Goodwin Sister Wrong
Lottie Harris Sister Scott
Vivian Harris Lorabelle Wise
Olive Harrison Sister Pull Back
George Haynes Brother Samson
Billy Higgins Smiling Sam
Eddie Hunter Rastus Skunkton Lime
Harry Hunter First Policeman
Nina Hunter Dolores Love
Catherine Jarvis Sister Blue
Adrian Joyce Second Policeman
Mabel Kemp Millie Johnson
George C. Lane Dandy Dan
Dorothy Lewis Marie Fraine
Alec Lovejoy Brother Ham
George Lynch Brother Wood
Emma Maitland Sister Bridge
Isaac Momen Third Policeman
Al Moore Brother Coal
Johnny Nit Specialty
Octavia Sawyer Sister Whale
Juanita Stinette Malinda Joy
Sadie Tapins Sister Wright
Andrew Tribble Ophelia Snow
Percy Wade Brother Smoke
Charles Walker Brother Inkwell
Harry Watkins Brother Sharp
Birch Williams Brother Black
Violet Williams Sister Ashes
music by Ben Harris; lyrics by Ben Harris
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

ACT 1Sung By
Pretty Malindy Brother Wire Nail, Dolores Love, Sister Jones and Company
Certainly Is the Truth Ensemble
Goodnight, Brother Green Ensemble
Syncopated Strain Miss Disappear, Dolores Love, Sister Jones and Company
Bandanna Anna Dancing Girls
Pickaninny Vamp A Smart Lawyer, Malinda Joy and Chorus
Sweetheart, Farewell A Smart Lawyer, Malinda Joy and Company
Dinah Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
Gingerena Brother Wire Nail and Company
Charleston Swing
(music by Ben Harris, Henry Creamer and Will Vodery; lyrics by Ben Harris, Henry Creamer and Will Vodery)
Miss Disappear, Dolores Love, Sister Jones and Company
In My Dixie Dreamland Specialty and Company
When I'm Blue Malinda Joy
Love Will Bring You Happiness A Smart Lawyer and Malinda Joy
I Didn't Grieve Over Daniel Miss Disappear and Ebenezer Green
Keep the Man You've Got Miss Disappear
Count Your Money Brother Ham and Deacon Long Tack
E-Gypsy-Ann
(music by Ben Harris, Henry Creamer and Will Vodery; lyrics by Ben Harris, Henry Creamer and Will Vodery)
A Smart Lawyer, Malinda Joy and Company
Some More Dancing Specialty