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  • (1903 - 1948) Active on Broadway in the following productions:
  • (1903) Stage Play: The Fisher Maiden. Musical comedy/opera. Music by Harry von Tilzer. Libretto by Arthur Lamb. Musical Director: Fred Perkins. Choreographed by Joseph C. Smith. Directed by Harry von Tilzer. Victoria Theatre: 5 Oct 1903- 31 Oct 1903 (32 performances). Cast: Edna Bronson (as "Marjorie"), Frances Cameron (as "Tippee"), Tom Collins (as "Bob Bobstay"), Sydney A. Harris (as "Minister"), Dorothy Jardon (as "Mabel"), Rose La Harte (as "Georgianna"), Robert Lett (as "Sir George Gilding"), George MacFarlane (as "Robert Luckstone") [Broadway debut], Elaine Selover (as "Ethel"), Al Shean (as "Dullovitch") [Broadway debut], Harry Short (as "Benedict Sevan"), Frank Smiley (as "Dr. Grip"), J. Francis Sullivan (as "Jack Tuggs"), Bessie Tannehill (as "Maydee"), George Tennery (as "Harry Goodwill"), James Wallace (as "Photographer"), Charles Warren (as "Grimsky"), Al H. Weston (as "Simon Sax"). Produced by Harry von Tilzer.
  • The Rose Maid (1912). Musical/operetta. Music by Bruno Granichstaedten. Book by Harry B. Smith and Raymond Peck. Lyrics by Robert B. Smith. From the Viennese original "Bub Oder Madel" by Adolf Altmann and Felix Dormann. Scenic Design by William Castle and D. Frank Dodge. Costume Design by Will Barnes and Mme. Mank. Orchestra conducted by Robert Hood Bowers. Choreographed by William Rock. Directed by George F. Marion. Globe Theatre: 22 Apr 1912- 21 Sep 1912 (181 performances). Cast: Helen Atkins (as "Ensemble"), Adrienne Augarde (as "Daphne"), Winnifred Ayres (as "Ensemble"), Madelyn Ball (as "Kute Kiddy Sextette"), Burrell Barbretto (as "The Honorable Bertie Walpole, a young cadet"), Leslie Barnard (as "Ensemble"), E. Lisle Bloodgood (as "Ensemble"), Maurice Boddington (as "Ensemble"), Louise Brunnelle (as "Myrtle Doolittle"), Blanche Burnham (as "Ensemble"), May Carlisle (as "Ensemble"), Alice Clayton (as "Ensemble"), Anna Crippen (as "Ensemble"), Alfred Darling (as "Count Orloffsky of Russia/Ensemble"), Edith Decker (as "Princess Hilda Von Lahn"), Elma Decker (as "Ensemble"), Juliette Dika (as "Countess Bertrand/Chaperone"), J. Humbird Duffey (as "Duke of Barchester, a young nobleman"), May Emory (as "Berenice, a friend of the Duke"), Helen Faulkner (as "Kute Kiddy Sextette"), Florence Flandreaux (as "Ensemble"), Dorothy Follis (as "Gwendolen Bruce, a young American heiress"), Stephen Fyle (as "Ensemble"), Edward Gallagher (as "Dennis, a loan broker/banker"), Gertrude Gmelch (as "Kute Kiddy Sextette"), Cynthia Grace (as "Ensemble"), R.E. Graham (as "Sir John Portman, a wealthy bachelor"), Katherine Grant (as "Ensemble"), May Harris (as "Ensemble"), May Heagney (as "Ensemble"), William Johns (as "Ensemble"), Eithel Kelly (as "Mamie Morris"), Eloise King (as "Ensemble"), Arthur Laceby (as "Chumley, a loan broker/banker"), Harry Lambart (as "Blatz"), Edward Lawrence (as "Ensemble"), Vivian Lawrence (as "Ensemble"), Emilie Lea (as "Angela, a friend of the Duke"), Fred LeDeux (as "Ensemble"), Percy Matson (as "Ensemble"), F. McCullough (as "Honorary Member of German Cavalry"), Sadie Melles (as "Madeline Miggs"), Marie Moore (as "Kute Kiddy Sextette"), Julia Mornin (as "Ensemble"), Millie Murray (as "Ensemble"), Helen O'Day (as "Ensemble"), Zamora Pierce (as "Ensemble"), Paul Pollock (as "Ensemble"), Harry Potter (as "Ensemble"), Anne Raymond (as "Maude Schuyler"), Jane Rock (as "Madge Mortimer"), Arthur Royd (as "Duke of Barchester, a young nobleman" [Alternate]), Marie Sattler (as "Kute Kiddy Sextette"), Lucille Schrader (as "Ensemble"), Al Shean (as "Schmuke, a loan broker/banker"), Pilip Sheffield (as "Honorary Member of East Indian Lancers/Lieutenant Woolridge"), Helen Singleton (as "Kute Kiddy Sextette"), Eileen Spellman (as "Ensemble"), E.L. Spencer (as "Duke d'Este of Italy"), Virginia Steinhart (as "Ensemble"), Viola Vincent (as "Ensemble"), Alfred Watson (as "Ensemble"), Charles Wheeler (as "The Marquis Cassaignac of France/Ensemble"), Grace Williams (as "Mabel Willing"). Produced by Louis F. Werba and Mark A. Luescher.
  • The Princess Pat (1915). Musical comedy/opera.
  • Ziegfeld Follies of 1922 (1922). Musical revue. Music by Victor Herbert, Louis A. Hirsch and Dave Stamper. Lyrics by Ring Lardner, Gene Buck and Ralph Spence. Based on material by Ring Lardner, Gene Buck and Ralph Spence. Musical Director: Oscar Radin. Additional music by Herbert Reynolds, James F. Hanley, Jimmie Duffy, Henry Creamer and Turner Layton. Scenic Design by Joseph Urban. Costume Design by Charles Le Maire, Evelyn Law, Ada Fields, James Reynolds and Cora MacGeachy. Directed by Ned Wayburn. New Amsterdam Theatre: 5 Jun 1922- 23 Jun 1923 (424 performances). Cast: Babs Aitlen, Jean Arundel, Leonora Baron, Michel Barroy, Clara Beresbach, Eva Brady, Margery Chapin, Marjorie Chapin, Thelma Connor, Velma Connor, Dorothy Conroy, Dolly Daggars, Marie Dahm, Peggy Dana, Audrey Darrell, Nellie Davage, Ellen de Lerches, Hazel Donnelly, Alma Drange, Betty Dudley, Marcelle Earle, Mary Eaton, Pearl Eaton, Dolly Evans, Victoria Gale, Ed Gallagher, Helen Gates, Alexander Gray, Gilda Gray, Ivy Halstead, Netta Hill, May Howard, Frances Howden, Virginia Howell, Ada Hughes, Sonia Ivanoff, Beatrice Jackson, Brooke Johns, Naomi Johnson, Virginia King, Teddy Knox, Frank Lambert, Evelyn Law, Helen Lee, Phoebe Lee, Mary Lewis, Doris Lloyd, Jean Lloyd, Martha Lorber, Alma Mamay, Pansy Maness, Hallie Manning, Irene Marcellus, Pauline Mason, Lulu McConnell, Mary McDonald, Beulah McFarland, Blanche Mehaffey, Kathryn Mehaffey, Madge Merritt, Hilda Moreno, Madelyn Morrissey, Polly Nally, Cora Neary, Jimmy Nervo, Al Ochs, Olive Osborne, Rita Owin, Annie Patron, Serge Pernikoff, Miss Ray, Jessie Reed, Betsy Rees, Betty Rees, Anastasia Reilly, Frances Reveaux, Marion Rich, Will Rogers (as "Performer"), Addie Rolfe, Rita Royce, Nellie Savage, John Scott, Gertrude Selden, Sonia Shand, J.J. Shannon, Al Shean (as "Performer"), Marie Shelton, Grant Simpson, Beatrice Singleton, Nellie Smith, Miss Starhill, Kathryn Stoneburn, Muriel Stryker, Avonne Taylor, The Follies Four, Frank Tierney, The Tiller Girls, Irene Todd, Andrew Tombes (as "Performer"), George Truscott, Brandon Tynan, Vangie Valentine, Albertina Vitak, Irene Wales, Madeline Wales, Marie Wallace, Betty Webb, Hazel Webb, Fay West, Edna Wheaton, Miss Whittington, Elsie Woodall, Lillian Woods, Helen Lee Worthing. Produced by Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.
  • Ziegfeld Follies of 1923 [Summer Edition] (1923). Musical revue. Sketches by Ralph Spence and Eddie Cantor. Music by Victor Herbert, Louis A. Hirsch and Dave Stamper. Lyrics by Gene Buck. Musical Direction by Oscar Radin. Additional music by Charles Tobias, Eddie Cantor, Jean Schwartz, Ernest Breuer, Walter Donaldson and J. Turner Layton. Additional lyrics by Charles Tobias, Eddie Cantor, Chic Johnson, Ole Olsen, Sam M. Lewis, Joe Young, Henry Creamer and Buddy G. DeSylva. Scenes by Joseph Urban. Directed by Ned Wayburn. New Amsterdam Theatre: 25 Jun 1923- 15 Sep 1923 (96 performances). Cast: Babs Aitlen, Leonora Baron, Michael Barroy, Clara Beresbach, Emma Beresbach, Nina Byron, Erla Calame, Eddie Cantor, Betty Carsdale, Dorothy Clarkson, Thelma Connor, Velma Connor, Dolly Daggars, Ethel Dale, Helena D'Algy, Eleanor Dana, Audrey Darrell, Mae Daw, Alma Drange, Marcelle Earle, Mary Eaton, Pearl Eaton, Dolly Evans, Victoria Gale, Ed Gallagher, Joan Gardner, Alexander Gray, Gilda Gray, Ivy Halstead, Netta Hill, May Howard, Ada Hughes, Sonia Ivanoff, Beatrice Jackson, Hazel Jennings, Brooke Johns, Naomi Johnson, Simeon Karavaeff, Kello Brothers, Lily Kimari, Virginia King, Julia Kingsley, Sylvia Kingsley, Teddy Knox, Frank Lambert, Evelyn Law, Mary Lewis, Kitty Littlefield, Jean Lloyd, Martha Lorber, Pansy Maness, Hallie Manning, Irene Marcellus, Ilsa Marvenga, Pauline Mason, Beulah McFarland, Constance McLaughlin, Janet Megrew, Madge Merritt, Hilda Moreno, Polly Nally, Cora Neary, Jimmy Nervo, Al Ochs, Joe Opp, Olive Osborne, Elaine Palmer, Annie Patron, Ann Pennington, Serge Pernikoff, Elsa Peterson, Pearl Prosser, Jesse Reed, Anastasia Reilly, Frances Reveaux, Marion Rich, Addie Rolfe, Nellie Savage, Jack Scott, Gertrude Selden, J.J. Shannon, Al Shean , Marie Shelton, Grant Simpson, Beatrice Singleton, Nellie Smith, Kathryn Stoneburn, Muriel Stryker, The Follies Four, Tiller Girls, Irene Todd, Andrew Tombes, Brandon Tynan, Ruth Urban, Vangie Valentine, Miriam Vandergriff, Shirley Vernon, Vivian Vernon, Blossom Vreeland, Irene Wales, Marie Wallace, Betty Webb, Hazel Webb, Madlyn Wells, Fay West, West and McGinty, Edna Wheaton, Margie Whittington, Lois Wilde, Betty Williams, Willy, Elsie Woodall. Produced by Florenz Ziegfeld Jr..
  • Betsy (1926). Musical comedy. Music by Richard Rodgers. Based on material by Irving Caesar and David Freedman. Lyrics by Lorenz Hart. Musical Director: Victor Baravalle. Featuring songs with lyrics by A. Segal. Choreographed by Sammy Lee. Directed by William Anthony McGuire. Production Supervised by Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. New Amsterdam Theatre: 28 Dec 1926- 29 Jan 1927 (39 performances). Cast: Belle Baker (as "Betsy"), Madeline Cameron, Dan Healy, Ed Hickey, Pauline Hoffman, Jimmy Hussey, Allen Kearns, Vanita La Nier, Evelyn Law, Barbara Newberry, Bobbie Perkins, Phil Pyley, Al Shean (as "Stonewall Moskowitz"), Jack White, Ralph Whitehead. Produced by Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.
  • The Prince of Pilsen (1930). Musical comedy (revival). Music by Gustave Luders. Book by Frank S. Pixley. Directed by Milton Aborn. Jolson's 59th Street Theatre: 13 Jan 1930- 25 Jan 1930 (16 performances). Cast: Frances Baviello, Leonore Brody, India Cox (as "Mrs. Madison Crocker"), Roy Cropper (as "Carl Otto "), Carl Dews (as "Sergeant Brie"), Dene Dickens, Wee Griffin (as "Jimmy "), Denis Gurney (as "Arthur St. John Wilberforce"), Vivian Hart (as "Nellie Wagner"), Clara Martens, Mona Moray, Robert Emmett O'Connor (as "Francois"), Melvin Redden, Marjorie Seltzer, Al Shean (as "Mrs. Madison Crocker"), Joseph Toner, Alice Wellman. Produced by Jolson Theatre Musical Comedy Company.
  • Light Wines and Beer (1930). Comedy/farce.
  • Music in the Air (1932). Musical comedy.
  • Father Malachy's Miracle (1937). Comedy.
  • Popsy (1941).
  • Meet a Body (1944). Written by Jane Hinton. Directed by William Castle. Forrest Theatre: 16 Oct 1944- 4 Nov 1944 (24 performances). Cast: Helene Ambrose (as "Carla Thorne"), John Boyd (as "Officer McVey"), Nancy Butler (as "Ellen Thorne "), Harry Gribbon (as "Detective Sergeant Corey"), Whitford Kane (as "John MacGregor"), Dann Malloy (as "Doctor Hester"), Ruth McDevitt (as "Margaret MacGregor"), John McQuade (as "Norman Clark"), Stephen Morrow (as "The Dancer"), LeRoi Operti (as "Everett T. George "), Forrest Orr (as "Horace Craig"), Paul Potter (as "Tim MacGregor"), Al Shean (as "Manny Siegelmann"). Produced by H. Clay Blaney.
  • (1948) Stage Play: Doctor Social. Written by Joseph L. Estry. Directed by Don Appell. Booth Theatre: 11 Feb 1948- 14 Feb 1948 (5 performances). Cast: Ronald Alexander (as "Dr. Tom Morrisey"), Donald Foster (as "Dr. Fleming"), Eda Heinemann (as "Ann Harris"), Dean Jagger (as "Dr. Norman Farrar"), Nelly Malcolm (as "Mrs. Hamilton"), Mae Questel (as "Yvonne Tompkins"), Al Shean (as "Dr. Isaac Gordon") [final Broadway credit], Haila Stoddard (as "Lee Manning"), Drake Thorton (as "Paul Harris"). Produced by Harold Barnard.
  • (1917) Stage Play: Home Again.
  • (1917- ?). The following works were produced off-Broadway:

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