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The Cohan Revue of 1918   

 
New Amsterdam Theatre, (12/31/1917 - 3/23/1918)
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Opening Date: Dec 31, 1917    
Closing Date: Mar 23, 1918 Total Performances: 96

Category: Musical, Revue, Original, Broadway
Description: A Musical Comedy in Two Acts and 15 Scenes
Setting: In and around a theatre, a tailorshop and picture studio, Potash and Perlmutter's home, the music room, the slave market, the Winter Garden, Grant Mitchell's office, and the Red Cross Pavilion



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Klaw & Erlanger
Produced by Cohan & Harris
Book by George M. Cohan; Music by George M. Cohan and Irving Berlin; Lyrics by George M. Cohan and Irving Berlin; Music orchestrated by Frank Sadler; Musical Director: Charles J. Gebest
Staged by George M. Cohan; Musical Staging by Jack Mason, James Gorman and George M. Cohan
Ladies' costumes by Schneider-Anderson Company; Miss Bayes' hats and gowns designed by Lucile; Men's costumes by Eaves Costume Company; Men's modern clothes by Max Marx
Cast
Nora BayesPolly of the Follies
Madame Sand
Music Memory
Florence Reed
Jessica BrownBessie McCoy
The She Dancer
The Dancing Slave
Paul E. BurnsPerlmutter
Flynn
Charles Dow ClarkBelasco
a manager
C. Bert DunlopFrank Tinney
John B. Dyllyn The King's Attendant
Music Minister
Chu Chin Chow
Murry Evans Frank Craven
Irving FisherJazbo
the Hindoo
A Soldier Boy
Edward GeppBluch
Eleanor HenryTiger Rose
Miss Melody
Arthur HillA Regular Tiger
A Spanish Bull
Bosco
Sydney JarvisBill McDevlin
Lionel Ibbetson
Music Writer
Mitchell's Stenographer
Russell
Neil KellyA Newsboy
Lou LockettMr. Maytime
The He Dancer
Paul NicholsonZiegfeld
Hitchy Koo
Jack Ibbetson
Corbett
Nathan
Lila RhodesMiss Maytime
Tanya Huber
the tailor's daughter
Miss Harmony
Lucille RomainMiss 1918
Frederick SantleyJohn Paul Bart
a tailor's hand
Mr. Words
A Slave Auctioneer
Tailor-Made Mitchell
Al StedmanBelasco's Office Boy
Blond
the Kings detective
Count Zucco
the Kings chamberlain
Music Butler
Another Minister
Fanny StedmanRosie Potash
Marjorie Rambeau
Phil WhitePotash
Hart
Hans WilsonJack O'Lantern
Charles WinningerKing Leo
of Moldavia
Mitchell's Secretary
music by Irving Berlin; lyrics by George M. Cohan
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1
(Polly) Pretty Polly
Show Me the Way
(lyrics by Irving Berlin)
Ensemble
(music by George M. Cohan)
When Ziegfeld's Follies Hit the Town
(music by George M. Cohan)
Our Acrobatic Melodramatic Home
(music by George M. Cohan)
Spanish
The Eyes of Youth See the Truth
(music by George M. Cohan)
All Dressed Up In a Tailor-Made
(music by George M. Cohan)
The Potash and Perlmutter Ball
(music by George M. Cohan)
A Man Is Only a Man
(lyrics by Irving Berlin)
King of Broadway
(lyrics by Irving Berlin)
The Wedding of Words and Music
(lyrics by Irving Berlin)
ACT 2
The Gathering of the Slaves
(music by George M. Cohan and Irving Berlin; lyrics by George M. Cohan and Irving Berlin)
The Slave Dance
(music by George M. Cohan and Irving Berlin; lyrics by George M. Cohan and Irving Berlin)
A Bad Chinaman from Shanghai
(lyrics by Irving Berlin)
Down Where the Pumpkins Grow
(lyrics by Irving Berlin)
The Old Maid Blues
(music by David W. Guion; lyrics by Web Maddox)
Who Do You Love?
(music by Ed Moran; lyrics by James Brockmann)
Their Hearts Are Over Here
(music by George M. Cohan)
Finale
(music by George M. Cohan and Irving Berlin; lyrics by George M. Cohan and Irving Berlin)