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Mecca   

 
Century Theatre, (10/04/1920 - 1/22/1921)
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Opening Date: Oct 04, 1920    
Closing Date: Jan 22, 1921 Total Performances: 130

Category: Musical, Mime, Spectacle, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: In and around Egypt about a thousand years ago



Production Staff
Produced by F. Ray Comstock and Morris Gest
Music by Percy E. Fletcher; Book by Oscar Asche; Lyrics by Oscar Asche; Musical Director: Frank Tours; Additional lyrics by Richard Burton
Choreographed by Michel Fokine; Staged by E. Lyall Swete; Entire production under the personal direction of Morris Gest
Scenic Design by Phil Harker and Joseph Harker; Costume Design by Percy Anderson and Leon Bakst; Properties designed by Carl Link
Cast
Audrey AndersonAyesha
Arthur BarronGate Keeper
(Of Cairo)
Beulah BersonEnsemble
Mr. BoughmanEnsemble
Mr. BowlanEnsemble
Lionel BrahamAli Shar
Esther BrankinEnsemble
Margaret BrodnaxLamra
Orville R. CaldwellThe Sultan, Al Malik Al-Nasir
Lionel ChalmersAn Old Wazir
Florence ChandlerEnsemble
Alice ColeEnsemble
Mr. ConroyEnsemble
Genevieve DolaroAn Old Woman
John DoranAbu Yaksan
Dorothy DurlandEnsemble
Evelyn FarrarEnsemble
Mr. FitzpatrickEnsemble
Mr. GrayEnsemble
Viola GreenEnsemble
Herbert GrimwoodPrince Nur Al-Din
Sybil GunnEnsemble
Gladys HansonSharazad
Richard HenryOfficer of the Guard
Patriarch
Harriet HicklinEnsemble
Earl HoppeEnsemble
Dorothy JohnsonEnsemble
Hildreth KeehnerEnsemble
Georgia LaneEnsemble
Walter LaneAbram
Mr. LawrenceEnsemble
Thomas LearyWei San Wei
Dorothy LeeEnsemble
Florence LoebEnsemble
Martha LorberDancing Girl
Lily LubellEnsemble
Kate MayhewZarka
Nesha MedwinEnsemble
Thomas MerrymanZan
Ida MulleWei Wa Shi
Mr. NashEnsemble
John NicholsonAbdullah
Mr. OliverEnsemble
Edwina OliverEnsemble
John PiersonWazir Au Shamar
Gabrielle PitcherEnsemble
Mai PothMirza
Harry L. ReeseA Singer of the Pilgrims
Suzanne RennardEnsemble
Robert RhodesKataf
Virginia RichardsonEnsemble
Nellie SavageEnsemble
Harold SkinnerWazir Al Khasib
Basil SmithThe Blind Man
Erna SteinwayEnsemble
Phyllis SydneyEnsemble
Elizabeth TalmaZobeide
Irene TitusEnsemble
Hannah TobackZummurud
Edward WatsonZaid
Elizabeth WestEnsemble
Billie WilcoxEnsemble
Julian WintersOrange Seller
Helen ZornNazida
music by Percy E. Fletcher; lyrics by Oscar Asche
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
The Gates of Cairo
From Bagdad We ComeAli Shar and Troupe
My King of LoveZummurud
A Fool There WasAbu Yaksan
The Sultan's MarchSharazad's Theme
When Love Knocked Upon the DoorZummurud
Allah Guard TheeEnsemble
Me Welly Poor Old ChinamanWei San Wei
In the Palace GardensSingers and Dancers
ACT 2 Sung By
Hast Though Been to MeccaAbu Yaksan
The Kin of Nur Al-DinChorus
In the Harem
Love in My Breast
(lyrics by Oscar Asche and Richard Burton)
Zummurud
Memories of the Past
ACT 3 Sung By
The Slave Market