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Africana   

 
Venice Theatre , (11/26/1934 - 11/28/1934)
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Opening Date:Nov 26, 1934   
Closing Date:Nov 28, 1934 Total Performances:3

Category: Musical, Operetta, Original, Broadway
Description: An operetta in two acts
Setting: Africa


Production Staff
Produced by Perry-Wood Co. and John Mason
Book by Donald Heyward; Music by Donald Heyward; Lyrics by Donald Heyward; Additional lyrics by Abe Tuvim; Music orchestrated by Philip Ellis and Fredda Feranda; Musical Director: Donald Heyward
Staged by Peter Morell
Scenic Design by Anthony Continer
Choral Director: Philomena Perry
Cast
Alexander Adderly Nuba
African Jumper
Ernest Adderly Zebo
African Jumper
Sy Altman Petion
Officer of the Foreign Legion
Ismay Andrews Banjo
Witch Woman
Dora Bacote Girl Singing Ensemble
Leo Bailey Sonny
Isaac Baker Moca
African Jumper
E.W. Barber Rahmo
Witch Doctor
Thomas Bolden Men Singing Ensemble
C.M. Bootsie Davis Court Guard
Gretchen Branch Wamba
Rooney Branch Siloka
African Jumper
Edna Brevard Girl Singing Ensemble
Evelyn Brevard Ju-ju Stomper
Wilhelmina Bridgewater Ju-ju Stomper
Ena Brown Ju-ju Stomper
Ernest Brown Men Singing Ensemble
Mary Brown Girl Singing Ensemble
Joseph Byrd Rufus
Jack Carr King Yafouoba
Earl Carter Poungla
Witch Doctor
Margaret Clinton Sanja
Ju-ju Stomper
Marie Clinton Ju-ju Stomper
Ruby Cole Darna
African Jumper
Ju-ju Stomper
James Cooper Court Guard
Lee David Men Singing Ensemble
John Dawson Puka
African Jumper
Roy De Lapina Men Singing Ensemble
Sally Ellis Corima
Charles Ford Men Singing Ensemble
Nita Gale Mme. Adrienne Petain
Viola Gibson Ju-ju Stomper
Florence Gould Ju-ju Stomper
Howard Gould Colonel Henri Petain
Barrington Guy Francois
Officer of the Foreign Legion
Cashious Hall Men Singing Ensemble
Andrew Harding Men Singing Ensemble
John Hastings Jean
Officer of the Foreign Legion
Ora Hines Girl Singing Ensemble
Millie Holmes Girl Singing Ensemble
Lillian Howard Girl Singing Ensemble
Nancy Hunt Ju-ju Stomper
Victoria Hunt Ju-ju Stomper
E.A. Jackson Lemo
Men Singing Ensemble
Murray Jackson Men Singing Ensemble
Augustine Joseph Ju-ju Stomper
Mildred Kelly Ju-ju Stomper
Hannah Lance Girl Singing Ensemble
Fred Lane Men Singing Ensemble
Mulford Lee Kunka
Men Singing Ensemble
Beatrice Lewis Ju-ju Stomper
Ivan Lewis Court Crier
Mary Lewis Ju-ju Stomper
Emily Malloy Ju-ju Stomper
Douglas Martin Kini
Officer of the Foreign Legion
Dan C. Michaels Rastus
Olivette Miller Congi
Emma Moorehead Trema
Ju-ju Stomper
Joseph Nealy Bayla
African Jumper
Arnold Nelson Men Singing Ensemble
Gordon Osborne Men Singing Ensemble
Ethel Owen Girl Singing Ensemble
Elmina Padgett Ju-ju Stomper
Ed Perkins Men Singing Ensemble
Robert Price Men Singing Ensemble
Lillian Pryor Ju-ju Stomper
Alice Ramsey Janoba
Geneva Reed Ju-ju Stomper
Walter Richardson Prince Sayonga
Ernestine Robinson Ju-ju Stomper
Virginia Robinson Girl Singing Ensemble
Walter Roper Roko
Men Singing Ensemble
Jo Stripling Men Singing Ensemble
Mary Alice Stripling Girl Singing Ensemble
Leonard Sturrup Luka
Witch Doctor
Jubo
African Jumper
Jerry Sylvon Leoni
Officer of the Foreign Legion
Heshla Tamayana Princess Yasogi
Capitola Taylor Ju-ju Stomper
Helen Taylor Ju-ju Stomper
Leon Threadgill Men Singing Ensemble
Charles Ware Alvarez
Officer of the Foreign Legion
William Waters Men Singing Ensemble
Richard Webb Bastaboo
Witch Doctor
Ethel Williams Tanganya
Ritual Dancer
music by Donald Heywood; lyrics by Donald Heywood
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

ACT 1
Just a Promise
No Peace in My Soul
(lyrics by Abe Tuvim)
Stop Beating Those Drums
Yamaboo
Africana
Love Me