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The Chocolate Dandies   

New Colonial Theatre, (9/01/1924 - 11/22/1924)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Sep 01, 1924    
Closing Date: Nov 22, 1924 Total Performances: 96

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Bamville, Mississippi

Production Staff
Produced by B. C. Whitney
Music by Eubie Blake; Book by Noble Sissle and Lew Payton; Lyrics by Noble Sissle; Musical Director: Eubie Blake; Vocal arrangements by Lorenzo Calduel; Music orchestrated by Lorenzo Calduel; Featuring songs by Chris Smith and Edgar Dowell
Staged by Julian Mitchell; Production Supervised by Eubie Blake and Noble Sissle
Costume Design by John Newton Booth, Kiviette and Hugh Willoughby; Lighting Design by Tony Greshoff
Anita AlexanderChorus
John AlexanderJump Steady
Josephine BakerThat Comedy Chorus Girl
A Deserted Female
Ruby BarbeeChorus
Henry M. BatchelderChorus
Aimee BatesChorus
Dorothy BellisChorus
May BenjaminChorus
W. H. BerryHarmony King
Eubie BlakeAt the Piano
Bournis BrownChorus
J. Mardo BrownStruttin' Drum Major
Ivan H. BrowningDan Jackson
Harmony King
Gladys BryantChorus
E. C. CaldwellChorus
Addison CareyBlack Joe, Jr.
Curtis CarpentierSandy Scarecrow's Jockey
Alfred ChesterChorus
Inez CloughMrs. Hez Brown
Mae CobbChorus
Hazel ColeChorus
Percy ColstonBookkeeper
Albertina Conley
Richard CooperCashier
Earl CromptonChorus
Charlie DavisSnappy
June DodgeChorus
George DosherChorus
Howard ElmoreChorus
May FanningChorus
Gwendolyn FeasterSammy
Chic FisherJump Steady
Mae FortuneChorus
Marie FraneChorus
Lottie GeeAngeline Brown
Marion GeeChorus
Eleanor GreenwoodChorus
William GrundyMr. Hez Brown
Lolita HallChorus
W. A. HannBill Splivens
Harmony King
Violet HollandChorus
Johnny HudginsJoe Dolks
Mildred HudginsChorus
Viola JacksonChorus
Fred JenningsUncle Eph
The Porter
Peach JohnsChorus
George Jones, Jr.Bookmaker
Harmony King
Lloyd KeyesHer Bunco Attorney
Horace LanghorneChorus
Claude LawsonDraft Clerk
Marie MarshChorus
Carmen MarshallChorus
Thelma McLaughlinChorus
Doris MignotteChorus
Buster MilelrChorus
Helene MitchellChorus
J. W. MobleyChorus
Mabel NicholsChorus
Catherine ParkerChorus
Lew PaytonMose Washington
Hilda PerlenoChorus
Lee RandallSilas Green
Amanda RandolphMandy Green
Thelma RhotenChorus
Ferdie RobinsonShorty
Bank Policeman
Annette RodyChorus
Madge RomaChorus
Jennie SalmonsChorus
William SheppardChorus
Willard SinkfordChorus
Noble SissleDobby Hicks
Mildred SmallwoodMischief
Joe SmithChorus
Lucille SmithChorus
Russell SmithJohnnie Wise
Valaida SnowManda
Aimee SpencerChorus
Clara TitusChorus
Elizabeth WelshJessie Johnson
Virginia WheelerChorus
Frankie WilliamsChorus
Jaculine WilliamsChorus
Bertha WrightChorus
Rose YoungChorus
music by Eubie Blake; lyrics by Noble Sissle
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
Mammy's Choc'late Cullud ChileMandy Green
Have a Good Time, EverybodyOpening Chorus
That Charleston DanceJessie Johnson
The Slave of LoveAngeline Brown and Dan Jackson
I'll Find My Love in D-I-X-I-EDobby Hicks and His Dixie Darlings
BandannalandSilas Green, Johnnie Wise and Bandannaland Girls
The Sons of Old Black JoeSyncopated Sunflowers
Jassamine LaneAngeline Brown, Dan Jackson and Jassamine Chorus
Dumb LuckMose Washington
Jump SteadySilas Green
Breakin' 'Em DownManda and Chorus
Jockey's Life for MineSnappy and Jockeys
ACT 2 Sung By
Dixie MoonBookmaker and Chorus
Land of Dancing PickaninniesSnappy and Bamville Picks
Thinking of MeAngeline Brown and Dan Jackson
All the Wrong's You've Done to Me
(music by Chris Smith, Edgar Dowell and Lew Payton; lyrics by Chris Smith, Edgar Dowell and Lew Payton)
Mose Washington and Joe Dolks
MandaManda and Syncopated Sunflowers
Take Down Dis LetterMose Washington
Chocolate DandiesDobby Hicks, Pianist and Their Struttin' Company