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Very Good Eddie   

 
Princess Theatre , (12/23/1915 - circa. 5/1916)
Casino Theatre , (5/29/1916 - circa. 9/1916)
39th Street Theatre , (9/11/1916 - circa. 10/1916)
Princess Theatre , (10/02/1916 - 10/14/1916)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Dec 23, 1915   
Closing Date:Oct 14, 1916 Total Performances:341

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts and three scenes
Setting: June 1913. Act I: A Hudson River Dayliner. Act II: Lobby of Honeymoon Inn in the Catskills.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by F. Ray Comstock
Produced by Marbury-Comstock Co.
Book by Philip Bartholomae and Guy Bolton; Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics by Schuyler Green; Based on a farce "Over Night" by Philip Bartholomae; Additional music by Henry Kailimai; Additional lyrics by Elsie Janis, Harry B. Smith, Herbert Reynolds and John E. Hazzard; Music orchestrated by Frank Saddler; Musical Director: Max Hirschfeld
Staged by Frank McCormack; Choreographed by David Bennett
Scenic Design by Elsie DeWolfe; Costume Design by Melville Ellis
Cast
Helen Bond Flo Tide
Arline Chase Belle Fontaine
Louise Cook Miss Funnie Rekkod
Alice Dovey Mrs. Elsie Darling
Sedgewick Draper Mr. Rollo Munn
Lew Fullerton Purser
Stuart Gillmore Mr. Watt Pumkyns
John E. Hazzard Al Cleveland
Herbert Hoey Mr. Dyer Thurst
Bessie Kelly Miss Lily Pond
Kuy Kendall West Point Cadet
Adah Lewis Mme. Matroppo
Dorothy Jane Londoner Ensemble
James Lounsbery M. de Rougemont
Tess Mayer Miss Chrystal Poole
Harry McKenna Mr. Dustin Stacks
Julia Mills Victoria Lake
Mary Louise Morrison Miss Munnie Duzzyt
Dorothy Nita Miss Gay Ann Giddy
Helen O'Day Miss Alwys Innit
Anna Orr Miss Elsie Lilly
Katherine Rahn Miss E.Z. Morrels
Helen Raymond Mrs. Georgina Kettle
Oscar Shaw Mr. Dick Rivers
Georgia Spelvin Magazine Girl
Dorothy Sylvia Virginia Spring
Ernest Truex Mr. Eddie Kettle
Carl Wadsworth Mr. Tayleurs Dumme
John Willard Mr. Percy Darling
Genevieve Willment Miss Carrie Closewell
Morton Wood Mr. Fullern A. Goat
Benjamin F. Wright Steward
music by Jerome Kern; lyrics by Schuyler Greene
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

ACT 1Sung By
We're on Our Way Victoria Lake and Ensemble
The Same Old Game Mr. Dick Rivers and Girls
Some Sort of Somebody (from MISS INFORMATION)
(lyrics by Elsie Janis)
Mr. Dick Rivers and Miss Elsie Lilly
Isn't It Great To Be Married Mr. Eddie Kettle, Mrs. Elsie Darling, Mr. Percy Darling and Mrs. Georgina Kettle
Wedding Bells Are Calling Me (from NOBODY HOME)
(lyrics by Harry B. Smith)
ACT 2Sung By
On the Shore at Le Lei Wi
(music by Jerome Kern and Henry Kailimai; lyrics by Herbert Reynolds)
Miss Elsie Lilly, Mr. Dick Rivers and Ensemble
If I Find the Girl
(lyrics by Herbert Reynolds and John E. Hazzard)
Mr. Dick Rivers and Ensemble
Thirteen Collar Mr. Eddie Kettle
Old Boy Neutral Miss Elsie Lilly, Mr. Dick Rivers and Ensemble
Babes in the Wood
(lyrics by Schuyler Greene and Jerome Kern)
Mrs. Elsie Darling and Mr. Eddie Kettle
The Fashion Show Victoria Lake and Ensemble
I Wish I Had a Million
(lyrics by Herbert Reynolds)
Al Cleveland and Girls
Nodding Roses
(lyrics by Herbert Reynolds and John E. Hazzard)
Miss Elsie Lilly and Mr. Dick Rivers
Finale
(lyrics by Herbert Reynolds and John E. Hazzard)
Ensemble