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Sweet Adeline   

Hammerstein's Theatre, (9/03/1929 - 3/22/1930)
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Opening Date: Sep 03, 1929    
Closing Date: Mar 22, 1930 Total Performances: 234

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A Musical Romance of the Gay Nineties in Two Acts
Setting: Hoboken, 1898; San Juan Hill, Cuba; Olympia Burlesque Theatre, the Bowery; Various Broadway theatres;

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Arthur Hammerstein
Produced by Arthur Hammerstein
Music by Jerome Kern; Book by Oscar Hammerstein II; Musical Director: Gustave Salzer; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett; Featuring songs with lyrics by Irene Franklin; Featuring songs by Jerry Jarnagin
Book staged by Reginald Hammerstein; Dances and Ensembles staged by Danny Dare
Costume Design by Charles Le Maire; Scenic Design by Gates & Morange
Technical Director: Leighton K. Brill; Stage Manager: Frank Wells
Caryl BergmanNellie
Emil's younger daughter
Charles ButterworthRuppert Day
Violet CarlsonDot
a piccolo player
Thomas ChadwickThe Sultan
Sergeant Malone
Robert ChisholmJames Day
Robert FischerEmil Schmidt
Irene FranklinLulu Ward
an actress
Max Hoffmann, Jr.Tom Martin
first mate, S.S. St. Paul
Robert Emmett KeaneDan Ward
a theatrical advance agent
Len MenceSam Herzig
a theatrical manager
Helen MorganAddie
Emil's older daughter
John SeymourSid Barnett
a composer and orchestra leader
Irving ArnoldGentleman of the Ensemble
Helen AultMaizie O'Rourke
Girl of the Gay Nineties
Sally BatesHester Van Doren Day
Peter BenderWillie Day
Louise BernhardtGirl of the Gay Nineties
Harriet BrittonGirl of the Gay Nineties
Dorothy BrownGirl of the Gay Nineties
Lillian BurkeGirl of the Gay Nineties
John CampbellGentleman of the Ensemble
Mary CarneyGirl of the Gay Nineties
Kaye CarrollGirl of the Gay Nineties
Don CarterGentleman of the Ensemble
Louise ChowningGirl of the Gay Nineties
Gertrude ClaveGeorge Smith's Girl Band
Nore CliffGirl of the Gay Nineties
Aida ConkeyGirl of the Gay Nineties
Don CortezGentleman of the Ensemble
Myrtle CoxGirl of the Gay Nineties
Wally CrishamEddie
man of all-work around theatre
Betty CrokeGirl of the Gay Nineties
Nonie DaleGirl of the Gay Nineties
Joseph DavidenkoGentleman of the Ensemble
Fanille DaviesGirl of the Gay Nineties
George DjimosThe Jester
Frank DobertGentleman of the Ensemble
Lynn EldridgeGentleman of the Ensemble
Harry EsmondOld Sport
La Vergne EvansGirl of the Gay Nineties
Jackson FairchildYoung Blood
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Polly FisherGeorge Smith's Girl Band
Frances FlaniganGeorge Smith's Girl Band
Christine GallagherGirl of the Gay Nineties
Helene GardnerGirl of the Gay Nineties
Mildred GethinsGirl of the Gay Nineties
Pauline GorinLena
Girl of the Gay Nineties
Jack GrayDoctor
Evelyn HannonsGirl of the Gay Nineties
Muriel HarrisonGirl of the Gay Nineties
Dorothy HillerGirl of the Gay Nineties
Jerry JarnaginMr. Gilhooley
Helen KellyGirl of the Gay Nineties
Grace La RueGirl of the Gay Nineties
Evelyn LaurieGirl of the Gay Nineties
Gloria Le BowGirl of the Gay Nineties
Louis LeoOn the Ladder
Borrah LevinsonGeorge
Andy LiebGentleman of the Ensemble
Madge MacAnallyGirl of the Gay Nineties
George MagisDoc
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Marion MartinGirl of the Gay Nineties
Helen McDonaldGirl of the Gay Nineties
Peggy MessingerGirl of the Gay Nineties
Paul MoranGentleman of the Ensemble
Billy MurrayGentleman of the Ensemble
Laura MutchGeorge Smith's Girl Band
Gladys NelsonGirl of the Gay Nineties
Ruby NevinsGirl of the Gay Nineties
Ruth PeneryGirl of the Gay Nineties
George RaymondAugust
a student
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Joe ReillyProps
Josephine RiceGeorge Smith's Girl Band
Tom RiderA Cabby
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Robertina RobertsonGirl of the Gay Nineties
Gustave SalzerGus, 1st violin
Len SaxonGentleman of the Ensemble
Madgio SchmyleeGirl of the Gay Nineties
Martin SheppardGentleman of the Ensemble
William SheppardHead Carpenter
Gabe Case
proprietor, McGowan's Pass Tavern
Bob ShuttaGentleman of the Ensemble
Alexis SokoloffGentleman of the Ensemble
Baum SturzGirl of the Gay Nineties
Bertha Mae SwanGirl of the Gay Nineties
Morris TepperGentleman of the Ensemble
Mabel ThilbaultGeorge Smith's Girl Band
Tom ThompsonOrderly
Gentleman of the Ensemble
Jim ThorntonJim Thornton
Elenore TierneyGirl of the Gay Nineties
Cyrilla TuiteGirl of the Gay Nineties
Emily Van HovenGirl of the Gay Nineties
Genevieve Van HovenGirl of the Gay Nineties
Robert VernonGentleman of the Ensemble
Efim VitisGentleman of the Ensemble
Lorena WalcottGirl of the Gay Nineties
Ben WellsGabe Case
proprietor, McGowan's Pass Tavern
Marion YoungGirl of the Gay Nineties
music by Jerome Kern; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
Play Us a Polka DotDot (a piccolo player), Boys and Girls
Twas Not So Long AgoAddie (Emil's older daughter) and Ensemble
My Husband's First Wife
(lyrics by Irene Franklin)
Lulu Ward (an actress)
Here Am IAddie (Emil's older daughter) and Dot (a piccolo player)
First Mate MartinTom Martin (first mate, S.S. St. Paul), Ruppert Day and Ensemble
Spring is HereDot (a piccolo player), Ruppert Day and Girls
Out of the BlueJim Thornton, Tom Martin (first mate, S.S. St. Paul), Boys, Dot (a piccolo player), Nellie (Emil's younger daughter), Girls, Drill, Gus and Will
Naughty BoyLulu Ward (an actress), Ruppert Day and Girls
Oriental MoonThe Sultan, The Jester and Ensemble
Mollie O' DonahueMaizie O'Rourke and Girls
Why Was I Born?Addie (Emil's older daughter)
ACT 2 Sung By
Twas Not So Long Ago (Reprise) Emil Schmidt
Winter in Central ParkEnsemble
The Sun About to RiseSid Barnett (a composer and orchestra leader), Addie (Emil's older daughter), Jim Thornton and Ensemble
Some Girl is on Your MindJames Day, Tom Martin (first mate, S.S. St. Paul), Sid Barnett (a composer and orchestra leader), Jim Thornton and Male Ensemble
Don't Ever Leave MeAddie (Emil's older daughter) and James Day
Here I am (Reprise) Dot (a piccolo player)
FinalettoAddie (Emil's older daughter)
Indestructible Kate
(music by Irene Franklin and Jerry Jarnagin; lyrics by Irene Franklin and Jerry Jarnagin)
Lulu Ward (an actress)
Take Me for a Honeymoon RideDot (a piccolo player), Ruppert Day, Gus, Will and Bicycle Girls
Harbor Scene
SceneAddie (Emil's older daughter), Sid Barnett (a composer and orchestra leader) and Jim Thornton
Twas Not So Long Ago (Reprise) Chorus