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Black Rhythm   

 
Comedy Theatre, (12/19/1936 - 12/24/1936)
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Opening Date: Dec 19, 1936    
Closing Date: Dec 24, 1936 Total Performances: 6

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: A Rehearsal Hall in Harlem; Backstage.



Production Staff
Produced by Earl Dancer and J. H. Levey
Book by Donald Heywood; Music by Donald Heywood; Lyrics by Donald Heywood; Musical Director: Donald Heywood
Directed by Earl Dancer and Donald Heywood
Cast
Clarence AlbrightMoney
Eddie BaerSlim
Bertye BakerLady of the Ensemble
Nita BerryLady of the Ensemble
Black Rhythm SwingstersDance Ensemble
Joe ByrdDusty
Cotton Club BoysDance Ensemble
Walder DavisChichi
Marion DowLady of the Ensemble
Ina DuncanWardrobe Sal
John FossEugene
Sammy GardnerToby
Vivian GarnetteLady of the Ensemble
Barrington GuySonny
Lillian HitchinsonLady of the Ensemble
Mildred HubertLady of the Ensemble
Ronny HutchinsonLady of the Ensemble
Connie JacksonLady of the Ensemble
Franklin KlienMr. Feinstein
Jeni Le GonJenny
Jackie LewisLady of the Ensemble
Avon LongRhythm
Alex LovejoyCornbread
Babe MatthewsBabe
Eddie MatthewsJoe Michaels
Mary Lou MurphyLady of the Ensemble
Neauchanter NerhuneLady of the Ensemble
Thelma PrinceLady of the Ensemble
The RhythmettesDance Ensemble
Ruby RichardLady of the Ensemble
Walter RichardsonDavid Songbird
Dede RogersLady of the Ensemble
Maude RussellLaura
Savoy Lindy HoppersDance Ensemble
Peggy SheppardLady of the Ensemble
Edith SykesLady of the Ensemble
Constance ThompsonLady of the Ensemble
William WalkerMr. Heydon
Geneva WashingtonEva
Wen Talbot ChoirChorus
Sonia WhitfieldLady of the Ensemble
Speedy WilsonBodidly
Woodrow WilsonVan Bugg
Swings: Sinclair Brooks
music by Donald Heywood; lyrics by Donald Heywood
ACT 1 Sung By
Truckers BallToby and Ensemble
Bow Down SinnersDavid Songbird and Choir
Back in CirculationBlack Rhythm Swingsters, Rhythmettes and Choir
ACT 2 Sung By
OrchidsDavid Songbird
Here 'TisJenny and Rhythmettes
Black RhythmEva and Rhythm
Doin' the ToledoBabe
EmalineSonny, Jenny, Laura, Babe, Eva and Ensemble