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Globe Theatre, (9/16/1925 - 6/19/1926)

Opening Date: Sep 16, 1925
Closing Date: Jun 19, 1926
Total Performances: 321

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: The home of James Smith, New York. The lawn at Chickadee Cottage. The living room.
Comments: This production is often identified with Babe Ruth and the Boston Red Sox "curse" legend, as the show (in a pre-Broadway version) that producer H.H. Frazee sold Ruth to the New York Yankees to finance.

Opening Night Production Staff

Produced by H. H. Frazee

Book by Otto Harbach and Frank Mandel; Music by Vincent Youmans; Lyrics by Irving Caesar and Otto Harbach; Based on the comedy "My Lady Friends" by Frank Mandel and Emil Nyitray; Musical Director: Nicholas Kempner

Directed by H. H. Frazee; Musical Staging by Sammy Lee

Scenic Design by P. Dodd Ackerman

Act 1 Costumes Provided by Milgrims; Act 2 Costumes Provided by Schneider-Anderson Company; Act 3 Costumes Provided by Frances; Costume Supervisor: Corinne Barker

Opening Night Cast

Marjorie BaileyMarjorie
William BaileyWilliam
Jack BarkerTom Trainor
Lucille's Nephew
Bonnie BlandBonnie
Veeda BurgettMrs. Smythe-Smith
Wellington CrossBilly Early
a Lawyer
Eleanor DawnSue Smith
Jimmy's Wife
Ethel GibsonEthel
Louise GroodyNanette
a Protégée of Sue
Jane HurdMrs. Lane-Gardner
Peggy JohnstoneMrs. Parker-Lyne
Douglas KeatonDouglas
Ruth KentRuth
Helen KeyesHelen
Jerome KirklandJerome
Mary LawlorWinnie Winslow
from Washington
Edouard Le FebvreEdouard
Beatrice LeeBetty Brown
from Boston
Stanley LiptonStanley
Lillian MacKenzieMrs. Holmes-Gore
Aline MartinMrs. Ormesby-Willard
Alfred MilanoAlfred
Beth MiltonBeth
Lucille MooreLucille
Raymond MooreRay
Edward Nell, Jr.Edward
Ellen O'BrienMrs. Webster-Wylie
Georgia O'RameyPauline
Cook at the Smiths'
Adele OrmistonMrs. Brown-Maddox
Hazel PandoHazel
Frank ParkerFrank
Eleanor RoweMrs. Codman-Russell
Robert SpencerRobert
May SullivanMrs. Whitney-Cabot
Winifred VerinaMrs. Townley-Morgan
Eva VincentEva
Edna WhistlerFlora Latham
from 'Frisco
Josephine WhittellLucille Early
Billy's Wife
Beatrice WilsonBeatrice
Charles WinningerJimmy Smith

Songs

music by Vincent Youmans; lyrics by Irving Caesar and Otto Harbach

ACT 1 Sung By
Flappers Are We
(lyrics by Irving Caesar and Otto Harbach)
Pauline (Cook at the Smiths'), Maids, Marrieds and Bachelors
Call of the Sea
(lyrics by Irving Caesar and Otto Harbach)
Billy Early (a Lawyer), Maids and Bachelors
Too Many Rings Around Rosie
(lyrics by Irving Caesar and Otto Harbach)
Lucille Early (Billy's Wife), Maids, Marrieds and Bachelors
Waiting for You
(lyrics by Irving Caesar and Otto Harbach)
Nanette (a Protégée of Sue) and Tom Trainor (Lucille's Nephew)
I Want to Be Happy
(lyrics by Irving Caesar and Otto Harbach)
Nanette (a Protégée of Sue), Jimmy Smith and Ensemble
No, No, Nanette
(lyrics by Irving Caesar and Otto Harbach)
Nanette (a Protégée of Sue) and Bachelors
ACT 2 Sung By
The Deep Blue Sea
(lyrics by Irving Caesar and Otto Harbach)
Nanette (a Protégée of Sue) and Ensemble
My DoctorPauline (Cook at the Smiths')
Fight Over MeJimmy Smith, Betty Brown (from Boston), Winnie Winslow (from Washington) and Maids
Tea for Two
(lyrics by Irving Caesar and Otto Harbach)
Nanette (a Protégée of Sue), Tom Trainor (Lucille's Nephew) and Ensemble
You Can Dance With Any Girl
(lyrics by Irving Caesar and Otto Harbach)
Lucille, Billy Early (a Lawyer) and Ensemble
I Want to Be Happy (Reprise)
(lyrics by Irving Caesar and Otto Harbach)
Jimmy Smith, Billy Early (a Lawyer), Flora Latham (from 'Frisco), Betty Brown (from Boston) and Winnie Winslow (from Washington)
ACT 3 Sung By
Telephone Girlie
(lyrics by Irving Caesar and Otto Harbach)
Billy Early (a Lawyer), Betty Brown (from Boston), Winnie Winslow (from Washington), Flora Latham (from 'Frisco) and Ensemble
Where-Has-My-Hubby-Gone Blues
(lyrics by Irving Caesar and Otto Harbach)
Lucille, Bachelors and Boys
Pay Day PaulinePauline (Cook at the Smiths'), Jimmy Smith and Billy Early (a Lawyer)

Replacement/Transfer Info


The following people are credited as replacements or additions if they were not credited on opening night.


Globe Theatre

(9/16/1925 - 6/19/1926)

Cast

Ona Munson
Nanette
a Protégée of Sue
(circa. 1926 - ?)


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