Sometime. Musical. Written by Rida Johnson Young
and Rudolf Friml
. Additional lyrics by Ed Wynn. Musical Director: Herbert Stothart. Musical Staging by Allan K. Foster
. Directed by Oscar Eagle
. Shubert Theatre: 4 Oct 1918- Jun 1919 (closing date unknown/283 performances). Cast: Marie Astor (as "A Girl"), Nan Bainford (as "A ...
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Did You Know?
Wasn't it Whistler who said that a great painter was one who could hide the effort which he put into his work? The same thing goes for gags. It often takes hours to think up something that is said in seconds.
Some of his more famous on-stage props: an 11-foot pole for people he wouldn't touch with a 10-foot pole; a windshield wiper to be served with grapefruit; a typewriter carriage for eating corn on the cob; a cash drawer that closed before you could open it; a non-wrinkling nightgown; and a cuckoo-clock fiddle.
Unique whimsical voice
The Perfect Fool