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Afgar   

 
Central Theatre , (11/08/1920 - 4/02/1921)
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Opening Date:Nov 08, 1920   
Closing Date:Apr 02, 1921 Total Performances:168

Category: Musical, Spectacle, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Courtyard of the Palace of the Moor, Afgar; The Harem of the Palace.


Production Staff
Produced by Morris Gest and F. Ray Comstock
Music by Charles Cuvillier; Book by Fred Thompson and Worton David; Lyrics by Douglas Furher; Based on an operette by Andre Barde and Michel Carre; Musical Director: Victor Baravalle
Directed by Frank Collins
Scenic Design by Paul Poiret; Costume Design by Paul Poiret
Cast
William P. Adams Chorus
Queenie Andrews Zubaydah
Jean Barnette Zaumiss
Irving Beebe Don Juan, Jr.
Violet Blythe Messaouda
Clara Burton Belbali
Frances Cameron Isilda
Jeanne Caselle Amina
Guy Collins The Wise Man of the East
Danasch
Billie Dancha Antilas
Agnes D'Assia Shayana
Alice Delsia Zaydee
Alice Delysia Zaydee
James Duffer Chorus
Fay Evelyn Hanifa
Anna Fisher Nayhara
Roy Fitzsimmons Chorus
Alfred Frank Chorus
Glenn Gamble Khasan
Jean Grey Badoura
Olga Harting Anneka
Paul Irving Houssain
Lupino Lane Coucourli
Oretta Lewis Zurudda
Alyce Melzard Morgiana
Betty Michaels Nissa
Ana Miller Sylphine
Morris Milman Chorus
Olga Nezzie Elhawa
W. H. Rawlins Lord Afgar
Carolyn Reynolds Marrima
Vera Ruby Seraphine
Jacque Sage Delona
Edward Sheldon Chorus
Philip Sheridan Giafar
Betty Squires Kamarrah
Bertran Urrenne Chorus
music by Charles Cuvillier; lyrics by Douglas Furber
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

ACT 1Sung By
Give the Devil His Due Don Juan, Jr.
Rose of Seville Isilda
Live for Love Zaydee
Man from Mexico Coucourli
Why Don't You?
(music by Harry Tierney; lyrics by Joseph McCarthy)
Zaydee
ACT 2Sung By
United We Stand Coucourli, Houssain and Chorus
We're the Gentlemen of the Harem Coucourli, Lord Afgar, Don Juan, Jr. and Chorus
Sunshine Valley Isilda
Where Art Thou, Romeo?
(music by Harry Tierney; lyrics by Joseph McCarthy)
Zaydee
Garden of Make Believe Zaydee
I Hate the Lovely Women
(music by Harry Tierney; lyrics by Joseph McCarthy)
Coucourli
Ceremony of Veils Zaydee, Isilda, Houssain and Chorus
'Neath Thy Casement Don Juan, Jr.