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Broadway and Buttermilk. Musical comedy. Written by Willard Mack
. Music by Charles Grant. Lyrics by Schuyler Greene. Additional music by Dave Stamper
. Musical Director: John R. Britz. Directed by Ben Teal
. Maxine Elliott's Theatre: 15 Aug 1916- 2 Sep 1916 (23 performances). Cast: Erville Alderson (as "Maj. Dunworthy Hawes"),
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In 1926 he took an interest in a young actress named Ruby Stevens hired to perform a small part as a chorus girl, "Dot" in his new play, "The Noose." After coaching Stevens in acting, he rewrote parts of the play to enhance her role then talked her into changing her name to Barbara Stanwyck
. A substantial hit, the play ran 197 performances at the Hudson Theatre.