(1931- 1951). Active on Broadway
in the following productions:
(1932). Stage Play: Through the Years. Musical/romance. Music by Vincent Youmans
. Book by Brian Hooker
. Based on "Smilin' Through" by Jane Cowl
and Allan Langdon Martin. Lyrics by Edward Heyman
. Musical Director: William Daly. Choreographed by Jack Haskell and Max Scheck. Directed by Edgar J. MacGregor
. Manhattan Theatre: 28 Jan 1932- 13 Feb 1932 (20 performances). Cast: Kay Adams, Peggy Andre, Marion Ballou, Frank Barron, Michael Bartlett, Gloria Beaumont, Caryl Bergman, Emily Burton, Dee Collins, Audrey Davis, Adline Forbes, Patricia Francis, John Frederick, Gregory Gaye, Mildred Gethins, Natalie Hall, Evelyn Hannons, Ann Hardman, Jack Lawrence, Nick Long, Gertrude Lowe, Anton Luksor, Estelle Malin, Dolly Martinez, Martha Mason, Evelyn Monte, Sonny Nelson, Leone Newmann, Reginald Owen
(as "John Carteret"), Irving Pichler, Lelane Rivera, Peggy Schenck, Ivan Sokoloff, Ray Thomas, Winnie Torney, Marie Valot, Norman Van Emburgh, Charles Winninger
(as "Dr. Owen Harding"), Paulette Winston, Anna Worth. Produced by Vincent Youmans.
(1932). Stage Play: Chamberlain Brown's Scrap Book. Musical revue. Sketched by Chamberlain Brown. Featuring songs by Andy Razaf ("If It Ain't Love"), Don Redman ("If It Ain't Love"), Fats Waller
("If It Ain't Love"), Walter Donaldson ("My Mom"), Rudolf Friml
("Song of the Vagabonds"), Ruggiero Leoncavallo ("Prologue from 'I Pagliacci'"), Georges Bizet
("End of Act IV from 'Carmen'"), Eubie Blake ("(Lovin You) The Way I Do"), Richard Wagner ("Die Walküre"), Easthope Martin ("Come to the Fair"), Giuseppe Verdi
("Il Travatore"), Harry Warren ("You're My Everything"), Dana Suesse ("My Silent Love"), Bernice Petkere ("Lullaby of the Leaves") and Johnny Tucker ("Sleep Baby Sleep"), Featuring songs with lyrics by Andy Razaf ("If It Ain't Love"), Don Redman ("If It Ain't Love"), Fats Wllaer ("If It Ain't Love"), Walter Donaldson ("My Mom"), Brian Hooker
("Song of the Vagabonds"), Will Morrissey ("(Lovin You) The Way I Do"), Jack Scholl ("(Lovin You) The Way I Do"), Helen Taylor ("Come to the Fair"), Mort Dixon ("You're My Everything"), Joe Young ("You're My Everything," "Lullaby of the Leaves"), Edward Heyman
("My Silent Love") and Joe Schuster ("Sleep Baby Sleep"). Orchestra conducted by Smith Ballew. Assembled by Chamberlain Brown. Directed by Charles Schofield and Robert Lively. Ambassador Theatre: 1 Aug 1932- 8 Aug 1932 (10 performances). Cast: 3 Flashes of Lightning (Specialty Dancers), Laurette Adams, William Andrews, John Armstrong, Florence Auer, Valerie Bergere, Helen Bertam, Barbara Blair, Dwight Butcher, Carl Carmen, Terry Carroll, Frazer Coleman, Ruth Conley, Stella De Mette, Mae Dix, Robert Gordon, Betty Hanna, Vinton Haworth, Ina Hayward, Ray Hedge
(as "Myrt and Marge" Performer/"Ray"/"In a Radio Station"), Charles Hedley, Barre Hill, Marjorie Hoffman, Jonathan Hole
(as "Station Announcer"/"In a Radio Station"/"Francis Cameron"/"Skit Skat"), Frank Huyler, Paul Jachia
(as "Kenneth"/"Picking a Play"), Harold Kennedy, Priscilla Knowles, Salvatore Lo Curto, Leda Lombard, Francis Lyman, Dorothy MacDonald, Edwin MacKenna, Nancy McCord, David Morris, Ethel Norris, John Patrick, Lillian Ridley, Cecile Sherman, Danny Simmons, Autumn Simms, Peter Smallwood, Louis Tanno, Paul Taubman, Leslie Urbach, Valerie Valaire, Percy Verwayne, Herbert Warren, Pierre Watkin, Pierre Watkins, Ernest Whitman, Robert Williamson, Edwin Wilson, Kate Woods Fiske. Produced by Chamberlain Brown.
(1932). Stage Play: Earl Carroll's Vanities. Musical revue. Music by Harold Arlen
. Book by Jack McGowan. Lyrics by Ted Koehler
. Additional dialogue by Eugene Conrad. Music orchestrated by Edward Powell. Featuring songs with lyrics by Edward Heyman, Haven Gillespie, Charles Tobias
, Sidney Clare and Will Fyffe. Musical Direction by Ray Kavanaugh. Additional music by Richard Myers, Henry Tobias, Andre Renaud, Peter Tinturin and Will Fyffe. Scenic Design by Vincente Minnelli
. Dialogue Staged by Edgar J. MacGregor
.Earl Carroll's Broadway
Theatre: 27 Sep 1932- 10 Dec 1932 (97 performances). Cast: Audrey Arlington, Katheryn Becker, Milton Berle (as "Mortimer"), Hazel Brandt, Helen Broderick, Sylvia P. Brown, Helene Callahan, Claire Carter, The Celebrated Helen Jackson Girls, Earl Christie, Keith Clark, Andy Costello, Lester Crawford, Evelyn Crowell, Elizabeth Deignan, Betty Dell, Marcelle Edwards, Louise Estes, Rosalie Fromson, Will Fyffe, Kathaleen Gaughran, Mazie Gibson, Renee Goldberg, Dolores Grant, John Hale, Harriet Hoctor, Agatha Hoff, Ann Howard, Peggy Hunter, Josephine Huston, Flo Johnson, Eddie Jones, Evelyn Joslyn, Billy Joyce, Vivian Keefer, Elinor Keenan, Evelyn Kelly, Nelda Kincaid, Sybil Elaine Krinney, Fay Lytell, Martha Mackay, Ruth Mann, Helene Marano, Olive McLay, Cora Joyce Melnick, Ida Michaels, Jacqueline Mousette, Hazel Nevin, Gay Orlova, Betty Ann Pulis, Barbara Rand, André Randall, Hilda Regal, Andre Renaud, Lydia Resh, Lorna Rodionoff, Patricia Roe, Martin Roses, Ubaldo Russo, Bruno Sarti, Lillian Shade, Euna Sinnott, Phylis Ann Slattery, Ruth Snyder, Bill Spears, Edwin Styles, Betty Sundmark, Anna Taranda, Marion Volk, Max Wall, Beryl Wallace
(as "Ray Kavanaugh's Vanities Band"/"Girl"/"Mourning Becomes Impossible"/"Beryl"/"Gossip"/"Second Girl"/"The Hospital"/"Publisher's Daughter"/"A Street in Vienna"/"Spanish Girl"), Flo Ward, Teddy Wilson. Production Conceived and Produced by Earl Carroll.
(1933). Stage Play: Murder at the Vanities. Musical comedy/drama. Material by Earl Carroll
and Rufus King. Additional dialogue by Eugene Conrad. Lyrics by Edward Heyman
. Additional lyrics by Ned Washington
, Paul Francis Webster and Herman Hupfeld. Music by Richard Meyers. Additional music by Victor Young
, John J. Loeb, Herman Hupfeld
and John W. Green. Musical Direction by Ray Kavanaugh. Music orchestrated by Edward Powell and [error]. Dialogue staged by Burk Symon
. Dances by Chester Hale
. Additional dance arrangements by Ned McGurn. Directed by Earl Carroll. New Amsterdam Theatre: (moved to The Majestic Theatre from 10 Mar 1934 to close): 12 Sep 1933- 10 Mar 1934 (207 performances). Cast: James Rennie, Sybil Aarons, Janet Abbott, Ednamay Adair, Jean Adair
(as "Madame Tanqueray, Wardrobe Mistress"), Wiley Adams, Ernestine Anderson, Renee Armour, Charles Ashley, Olga Baklanova, William Balfour
(as "Noomhouse, Night Watchman"), DeDon Blumier, Mickey Braatz, Eileen Burns, Marion Callahan, Earl Carroll (as Cameo appearance; is only time on stage as an actor), Eunice Coleman, Amby Costello, James Coughlin, Robert Cummings, Sylvia Curry, Dorothy Dawes, Nancy Dolan, Patsy Drew, Lew Eckles
(as "Mr. Kerrick, Assistant District Attorney"), Caja Eric, Muriel Evans
(as "[one of] The Most Beautiful Girls in the World"), William Fay, Betty French, Paul Gerrish, Dolores Grant, Flo Harris, Patricia Hayward, Ruth Hillard, Billy House
(as "Walter Buck, Assistant Stage Manager"), Charles G. Johnson, Joyce Johnson, Constance Jordan, Elise Joyce, Marie Kahrkahn, Evelyn Kelly, Irene Kelly, Alice Kerwin, Frank Kingdon
(as "Mr. Martin, the General Manager"), Evalyn Knapp
(as "[one of] The Most Beautiful Girls in the World"), Ben Lackland
(as "Billy Slade"), Al Lee, Sari Leone, Ben Lewis, Lewis & Van, Bela Lugosi
(as "Siebenkase"), Mackie & Lavallie, Helen Madison, Francis X. Mahoney, June Mahr, Ruth Mann, Adeline Martin, Ruth Miller, Woods Miller, Villi Milli, Pauline Moore
(as "Liane Ware, a Vanities Girl"), Kay Murphy, Martha Murray, Alice Nelson, Hazel Nevin, Gay Orlova, Anita Patterson, Dorothy Plant, Martha Pryor, Helena Rapport, Naomi Ray, F. Raymond, June Raymond, Lorna Rode, Elsie Rossi, Ann Rothey, Alma Saunders, Leone Sedalle, Marion Semler, Samuel Shaw, Phil Sheridan
(as "Winchester"), Laurie Shevlin, Lisa Silbert, Francine Sinclaire, Anya Taranda, Walker Thornton, Edwin Vickery, Una Vilon, Emily Von Hoven, Beryl Wallace
(as "Hope Carol, a Vanities Girl"), Ferne Ward, Marie Warren, Al Webster, Joan Webster, Barbara Winchester, Evelyn Witt. Produced by Earl Carroll.
(1934). Stage Play: Ziegfeld Follies of 1934. Musical revue. Music by Vernon Duke
, Samuel Pokrass, Billy Hill, H.I. Phillips
, Fred Allen, Harry Tugend and Ballard MacDonald
. Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
. Musical Director: John McManus. Sketches by: H.I. Philips, Fred Allen
and David Freedman. Written by Harry Turgend. Featuring songs with lyrics by Ballard MacDonald, Billy Rose, Billy Hill and Edward Heyman
. Featuring songs by Joseph Meyer, Richard Myers, Dana Suesse
, Peter DeRose, Billy Hill and James F. Hanley
. Additional numbers staged by John Murray Anderson
. Costume Design by Russell Patterson, Raoul Pene Du Bois
, Charles Le Maire
, Billy Livingston and Kiviette. Scenic Design by Watson Barrett and Albert R. Johnson. Lighting Design by John Murray Anderson. Dialogue Directed by Edward C. Lilley
. Directed by Bobby Connolly
. Winter Garden Theatre: 4 Jan 1934- 9 Jun 1934 (182 performances). Cast: John Adair
, Joanna Allen, Virginia Allen, Louene Ambrosius, Peggy Ann, Eve Arden
], Margorie Baglin, Judith Barron, Leon Barte, Mary Bay, Betzi Beaton, Anna Bell, Herman Belmonte, Helen Bennett, Al Bloom, Hazel Boffinger, Mary Bolles, Mildred Borst, Patricia Bowman, Fanny Brice
, Mary Ellen Brown, Dorothy Buckley, Joanne Cannon, Joseph Carey, Jean Carson, Jacques Cartier, Jack Coogan, Gloria Cook, Dorothy Daly, Hope Dare, Hope Dare, Maxine Darrell, Loretta Dennison, Eva Desca, Buddy Ebsen
, Vilma Ebsen
, Frank Ericson, Lonita Foster, Helene Frederic, Jane Froman, Marjorie Gayle, Gloria Glennon, Julia Gorman, Irene Hamlin, Helen Hannon, Pearl Harris, Eugene Howard, Willie Howard, Brice Hutchins, Vivian Janis, Julie Jenner, Ruth Kane, Gladyse Keating, James Kitson, Evelyn Laurie, Naomi Leaf, Clark Leston, Rose Lipton, Dorothy MacKinnon, Florence Mallee, Florence Malley, Carlotta Mann, Charlotte Mann, Lillian Mann, Fred Mannat, Everett Marshall
, Camilla Masters, Sara Mazo, Pam McAvoy, Frances McHugh
, Vicki Michak, Bobbie Miller, Dinty Moore, Victor Morely, Jane Moxon, Evelyn Nichols, Evelyn Nielson, Cherry Preisser, June Preisser
, Ina Ray, Ruth Reiter, Susanne Remos, Edith Roark, Thora Roberts, Don Ross, Caroline Ryan, Ruth Saks, Sid Salzer, Marion Santre, Sunya Shurman, Leone Sousa, Edwina Steele, Maria Steele, Marie Stevens, Jean Stuart, Lucile Stuart, Adlynn Swan, Gladine Sweetser, Ethel Thorsen, The Vikings, Oliver Wakefield, Mildred Webb, Gil White, Marguerite White, Betty Worth. Produced by Mrs. Florenz Ziegfeld (Billie Burke
(1934). Stage Play: Caviar. Musical/romantic comedy. Book by Leo Randole. Lyrics by Edward Heyman
. Music by Harden Church. Musical Director: Ivan Rudisill
credit]. Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek
, Edward Powell and Don Walker
credit]. Choreographed by John Lonergan. Scenic Design by Steele Savage. Costume Design by Steele Savage. Directed by Clifford Brooke. Forrest Theatre: 7 Jun 1934- 23 Jun 1934 (20 performances). Cast: Walter Armin
(as "Count Chipolita/Organ Grinder"), Gene Ashley (as "A Masseuse/An American Sailor/Ensemble"), Hugh Cameron
(as "Wallace"), Violet Carlson (as "Jeannine"), Maxine Carter (as "Ensemble"), Dudley Clements
(as "Pavel"), Jack Cole (as "Sailor"), Frank Coletti
(as "A Reporter"), Don Connolly (as "Jack"), Nonie Dale (as "A Hairdresser/Ensemble"), Paula Denning (as "Ensemble"), Alice Dudley (as "Maid"), Franklyn Fox
(as "Carol"), Mitzi Garner (as "A Manicurist/Ensemble"), George Gordon (as "Messenger/Ensemble"), Nanette Guilford (as "Elena"), Kai Hansen (as "A Pedicure/Ensemble"), Drina Hill (as "Midinette/Lenotcha"), Rita Horgan (as "Ensemble"), George Houston (as "Dimitri"), George Hunter (as "Another Facialist/A French Sailor/Ensemble"), Amalie Ideal (as "Another Manicurist/Amelie Ideal (as "Ensemble"), Richard Langdon (as "Ensemble"), Billie Leonard (as "Helen"), Joseph Long (as "Moofty"), Ed Loud (as "A Turkish Detective/Ensemble"), Betty Lyon (as "Ensemble"), Mary Mascher (as "Facialist/Ensemble"), Ray Miller (as "Ray"), Tully Millet (as "Another Masseuse/An English Sailor/Ensemble"), Tesore Mio (as "Herself"), Edward Murray (as "Ensemble"), Joseph Olney (as "Carabinieri/Ensemble"), John J. Walsh (as "Wassili"). Produced by Patrick A. Leonard.
(1936). Stage Play: New Faces of 1936. Musical revue. Music by Alexander Fogarty, Irvin Graham
credit] and Joseph Meyer. Sketches by Mindret Lord, Everett Marcy and Edwin Gilbert. Lyrics by June Sillman, Edwin Gilbert, Bickley Reichner and Edward Heyman
. Musical Director: Ray Cavanaugh
. Music orchestrated by David Raksin
. Choreographed by Ned McGurn. Directed by Leonard Sillman
. Vanderbilt Theatre: 19 May 1936- 7 Nov 1936 (193 performances). Cast: Imogene Coca
, Charles Kemper
, Cliff Allen, Robert Bard, Jean Bellows, Jack Blair, Ralph Blane, Robert Burton, William Chandler, Dorothy Chilton, Ray Clarke, Frank Gagen, Billie Haywood, Indus Hollingsworth, Stretch Johnson, Van Johnson
(as "Performer") [Broadway debut
], Winnie Johnson, Patricia Mallinson, Marian Martin, Katherine Mayfield, Grace Milliman, Irene Moore, Gerry Probst, Ione Reed, Edna Russell, Tom Rutherfurd, Bea Thrift, Mildred Todd, Nancy Weatherill, Elizabeth Wilde, Joyce Worth, Dorothy Young. Produced by Leonard Sillman.
(1936). Stage Play: Ziegfeld Follies of 1936.
(1950). Stage Play: Pardon Our French. Musical revue.
(1985- ). The following Broadway
productions were credited posthumously:
(1985). Stage Play [posthumous credit]: Singin' in the Rain. Musical comedy.
(1986). Stage Play [posthumous credit]: Uptown...It's Hot! Musical revue.
(1989). Stage Play [posthumous credit]: Black and Blue. Musical revue.
(2010). Stage Play [posthumous credit]: Come Fly Away. Musical.
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