Other Works

  • (1918 - 1957) Active on Broadway in the following productions:
  • (1920) Stage: "Ziegfeld Midnight Frolic" on Broadway. Musical revue. Book by Ballard MacDonald. Music by Harry Carroll. Musical Director: Max Hoffmann. Additional music by Max Hoffmann, Irving Berlin, Harry Akst and Dave Stamper. Music orchestrated by Alfred Dalby. Scenic Design by Joseph Urban. Conceived / produced by Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. General Manager: Victor Kiraly. Directed by Edward Royce. Ziegfeld Roof: 1 Feb 1921-unknown (unknown performances). Cast: Alene Allison, Kathlyn Ardelle, Annette Bade, Edythe Baker, Virginia Bell, Peggy Brady, Betty Burns, Pearl Eaton, Helen Ellsworth, Marguerite Falconer, Frank Farnum, Norma Fontaine, Perle Germonde, Ben Ali Haggin, Jack Hanley, Dorothy Haver, Herbert Hoey, Alla King, Bob LaSalle, Phoebe Lee, Gladys Loftus, Helen Lomp, Dorothy Mackaill, Lillian MacKenzie, Alma Mamay, Irene Marcellus, Albertine Marlowe, Kathleen Martin, Bird Millman, Beatrice Milner, Geneva Mitchell, Olive Osborne, Addie Rolfe, Carletta Ryan, Beatrice Savage, Mildred Sinclair, Lucy Smith, Louise Stafford, Avonne Taylor, Vangie Valentine, Princess White Deer, Irene Wilson, Lillian Woods.
  • (1921) Stage: Musical Supervisor on "Music Box Revue" on Broadway. Musical revue. Book by William Collier, T.J. Gray, Frances Nordstrom and George V. Hobart. Music by Irving Berlin. Music orchestrated by Frank Tours, Alfred Dalby, Maurice De Packh, Charles Grant, Stephen Jones and Oscar Radin. Directed by Hassard Short. Music Box Theatre: 22 Sep 1921-30 Sep 1922 (440 performances). Cast: Aleta, Wilda Bennett, Irving Berlin, Sam Bernard, Hugh Cameron, William Collier, Paul Frawley, Frank Gill, Emma Haig, Margaret Irving, Richard Keene, Mlle. Marguerite, Florence Moore, Renie Riano, Rose Rolando, Joseph Santley, Ivy Sawyer. Prodcuced by 'Sam H. Harris (IV)'.
  • (1922) Stage: Wrote music for "Music Box Revue" on Broadway.
  • (1927) Stage Play: Artists and Models. Musical revue. Music by Harry Akst and Maurie Rubens. Additional lyrics by Ted Lewis and Jack Osterman. Lyrics by Benny Davis and J. Keirn Brennan. Musical Director: Max Meth. Featuring songs by Gus Kahn and Ray Henderson. Featuring songs with lyrics by Gus Kahn, Buddy DeSylva and Lew Brown. Choreographed by Ralph Reader, Earl Lindsey and Jan Oyra. Winter Garden Theatre: 15 Nov 1927- 24 Mar 1928 (151 performances). Cast: Tennylis Allyn, Lucille Arnold, William Baden, Julia Barker, Dan Berrigan, Beatrice Bickel, Allan Blair, Eleanor Brooks, Adelaide Candee, Buddy Carpenter, Cyrilla Casey, Mary Chandler, Eddie Chester, Louise Chowing, Charles Collins, Ethel Daniels, Annette Davies, Molly Davis, Jack Dayton, Willa De Brauw, Howard Deighton, Peggy Deighton, Doris Delairs, Doris Downes, Helen Doyle, Mary Ellis, Mildred Espy, Margie Evans, Helen Farez, Lillian Ford, Ethel Fuller, Catherine Gallimore, Walter Gilfoyle, Ruth Grace, Herman Grossman, Thalie Hamilton, Elizabeth Hill, Mary Hillyer, Margaret Hollyn, Walter Johnson, Jscherey & Hully, King, King & King, Maybell Leather, George Leland, Betty LeMay, Peggy Lemay, Ted Lewis, Henrietta Livingstone, Barbara Lloyd, Marie Lovette, Madeline Luzon, Marion Luzon, Neva Lynn, Dana Mayo, John Herbert McDowell, Elena Meade, Florence Moore, Margaret Moore, Iris Morse, William Neeley, Peggy Neil, Jack Norris, Marietta O'Brien, Harry O'Neal, Jack Osterman, Phillip Ott, Jan Oyra Dorothy Palmer, Chauncey Parsons, Patty Patterson, Nayan Pearce, Jack Pearl, Agatha Phillips, Imogene Phillips, Manilla Powers, Rosalind Rensing, Gene Roberts, Madeleine Russell, Arthur Schnitzer, Muriel Seely, Katherine Sheeran, Kay Simmons, Jack Squires, Mozel Stapp, Jo Storace, Dolly Thain, Katrina Trask, Veloz and Yolanda, Marjorie Vernelli, Amy von Hansa, Myrtle Wagner, Bee Walz, Dorothy Weber, Gladys Wheaton, Jack White, Josephine White, Mazie White, Marjorie Younger. Produced by Lee Shubert and J.J. Shubert.
  • (1934) Stage Play: Calling All Stars. Musical revue. Sketches by Lew Brown, A. Dorian Otvos, Alan Baxter, Home Fickett, Billy K. Wells and H.I. Philips. Music by Harry Akst. Lyrics by Lew Brown. Musical Director: Al Goodman. Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek and Conrad Salinger. Dances and ensembles directed by Maurice L. Kussel. Scenic Design by Nat Karson. Costume Design by Billi Livingston. Lighting Design by Abe Feder. Strauss dances directed by Sara Mildred Strauss. Entire production supervised by Lew Brown. Directed by by Thomas Mitchell and Lew Brown. Hollywood Theatre: 13 Dec 1934- 12 Jan 1935 (36 performances). Cast: Edna Abbey, Janet Abbott, Eunice Altea, Alice Anderson, Alice Anthon, Arthur Auerbach, Phil Baker, Alice Bankert, Al Bernie, Babette Bissinger, Alice Blair, Anthony Blair, Mary Bolles, Patricia Bowman, George Brady, Ann Budnik, Emma Burke, Olga Burke, Dolores Campbell, Anne Canova [Broadway debut], Judy Canova [Broadway debut], Pete Canova [credited as Peter Canova], Zeke Canova [Broadway debut], Gloria Claire, Catherine Clark, Marie Cole, Irene Coleman, Nathalie Crandall, Marguerite De Coursey, Rena Dell, Anita Ferne, Pat C. Flick, Gladys Glancy, George Gordon, Roxy Green, Revalie Haber, Billy Hale, Marion Heemsath, Orchid Henson, Lou Holtz, George Hunter, Estelle Jayne, Eddie Johnson, Sel Jos, Iris Kingsley, Viola Lenn, Clark Leston, Ella Logan, Eleanor Low, Helen Mack, Ned Maisel, Joan Manners, Everett Marshall, Camilla Masters, Gloria Mausier, Mitzi Mayfair, Sara Mazo, June McGraol, Harry McNaughton, June McNulty, William Meader, Ann Metzger, Gertrude Michael, Elsie Mindell, Ruth Morgan, June Murphy, Gertrude Niesen, Rose Palmer, Grace Patterson, Harry Patterson, Ellen Pratt, Grace Pearce, Jean Rauley, Martha Raye [Broadway debut], D. Raymond, Grace Rochester, Sara Mildred Strauss Dancers, Munice Sich, Frances Sinclair, Polly Sturgeon, Jack Tally, Peggy Taylor and Her Dancing Pirates, Lorraine Teatom, June Tempest, Bobby Theiss, Cynthia Thompson, Emily Von Hoven, Marguerite White, 'Jack Whiting' (qv, Joan Whitney. Produced by Lew Brown.
  • Swingin' The Dream
  • (1953) Stage Play: At Home With Ethel Waters. Special/musical revue. Music for "I Ain't Gonna Sin No More" by Con Conrad and Herb Magidson. Lyrics for "I Ain't Gonna Sin No More" by Con Conrad and Herb Magidson. Music and lyrics for "Sleepy Time Down South" by Clarence Muse, Leon René and Otis René. Music and lyrics for "Throw Dirt" by Shelton Brooks. Music for "Am I Blue" and "Dinah" by Harry Akst. Lyrics for "Am I Blue" by Grant Clarke. Music for "Half of Me" by Peter De Rose and Sam M. Lewis. Lyrics for "Half of Me" by Peter De Rose. Lyrics for "Half of Me" and "Dinah" by Sam M. Lewis. Music for "Washtub Rubstudy," "Dance Hall Hostess" and "Somethin' Told Me..." by Alberta Nichols. Lyrics for "Washtub Rubstudy," "Dance Hall Hostess" and "Somethin' Told Me..." by Mann Holiner. Music for "Bread and Gravy" by Hoagy Carmichael. Music for "Love For Sale" by Cole Porter. Lyrics for "Dinah" by Joe Young. Music / lyrics for "Go Back Where You Stayed Last Night" by Ethel Waters and Sidney Easton. Music for "My Man" by Maurice Yvain. French Lyrics for "My Man" by Albert Willemetz and Jacques Charles. English Lyrics for "My Man" by Channing Pollock. Music / lyrics for "St. Louis Blues" by W.C. Handy. Music / lyrics for "Suppertime" by Irving Berlin. Music for "Takin' a Chance on Love" and "Cabin in the Sky" by Vernon Duke. Lyrics for "Takin' a Chance on Love" and "Cabin in the Sky" by John La Touche. Lyrics for "Takin' a Chance on Love" by Ted Fetter. Music for "Happiness is Jes' a Thing Called Joe" and "Stormy Weather" by Harold Arlen. Lyrics for "Happiness is Jes' a Thing Called Joe" by E.Y. Harburg. Music for "Lady Be Good' by George Gershwin. Lyrics for "Lady Be Good" by Ira Gershwin. Lyrics for "Stormy Weather" by Ted Koehler. Directed by Richard Barr. 48th Street Theatre: 22 Sep 1953-10 Oct 1953 (23 performances). Cast: Ethel Waters. Produced by Richard Barr and Charles Bowden.
  • John Murray Anderson's Almanac
  • (1956) Stage Play: Mr. Wonderful. Musical comedy. Book by Joseph Stein and Will Glickman. Music by Larry Holofcener, Jerry Bock [earliest Broadway credit] and George David Weiss [credited as George Weiss] (earliest Broadway credit). Lyrics by Jerry Bock, Lawrence Holofcener [credited as Larry Holofcener] and George David Weiss. Musical Director: Morton L. Stevens. Music orchestrated by Ted Royal and Morton Stevens [credited as Morton L. Stevens] (final Broadway credit). Production Conceived by Jule Styne. Featuring songs by Sam Coslow ("Sing, You Sinners"), W. Franke Harling ("Sing, You Sinners"), Sid Kuller ("Daddy, Uncle and Me"), Arthur Hammerstein ("Because of You"), Dudley Wilkinson ("Because of You"), Harold Arlen ("That Old Black Magic"), Johnny Mercer ("That Old Black Magic"), Buddy G. DeSylva ("Birth of the Blues"), Lew Brown ("Birth of the Blues"), Ray Henderson ("Birth of the Blues"), Cole Porter ("It's All Right With Me"), Benny Davis ("Dearest"), Harry Akst ("Dearest"), George Gershwin ("Liza"), Ira Gershwin ("Liza") and Gus Kahn ("Liza"). Scenic Design by Oliver Smith. Costume Design by Robert Mackintosh. Lighting Design by Peggy Clark. Directed by Jack Donohue. Broadway Theatre: 22 Mar 1956- 23 Feb 1957 (383 performances). Cast: Jack Carter (as "Fred Campbell") [only Broadway role], Sammy Davis Jr. (as "Charlie Welch") [Broadway debut], Olga James (as "Ethel Pearson"), The Will Mastin Trio, Chita Rivera (as "Rita Romano"), Marvin Arnold (as "Hoofer"), Malcolm Lee Beggs (as "Mr. Foster") [final Broadway role], Ann Buckles (as "Unemployed Actress"), Marilyn Cooper (as "Little Girl"), Richard Curry (as "Song Plugger"), Sammy Davis, Sr. (as "Dad"), Dorothy D'Honau (as "Acrobat"), Rina Falcone (as "Soprano"), Herb Fields (as "Counterman"), Tempy Fletcher (as "Dancer"), Charlotte Foley (as "Annie's Friend"), Harold Gordon (as "Bop Musician"), Shirley Graser (as "Dancer"), Jerri Gray (as "Cigarette Girl"), T.J. Halligan (as "Talent Scout"), Suan Hartman (as "Dancer"), Bob Kole (as "Stage Manager"), Gail Kuhr (as "Sister"), Ronnie Lee (as "Sophie's Boy"), Barbara Leigh (as "Sister"), Bob Leslie (as "A Comic"), Larry B. Leslie (as "A Comic"), Hal Loman (as "Hal") [final Broadway role], Pat Marshall (as "Lil Campbell"), Frank Marti (as "Stagehand"), Will Mastin (as "Uncle"), Sherry McCutcheon (as "Sister"), Sally Neal (as "Dancer"), John Pelletti (as "Johnnie"), Ginny Perlowin (as "Script Girl"), Albert Popwell (as "Bop Musician"), Bill Reilly (as "Hoofer"), Patti Ann Rita (as "Dancer"), Tony Rossi (as "Stagehand"), Sylvia Shay (as "Dancer"), Karen Shepard (as "A Singer"), Claude Thompson (as "Bop Musician"), Jimmie Thompson (as "Hoofer"), Patti Wharton (as "Dancer"), Pat Wilkes (as "Audition Annie"). Understudies: T.J. Halligan (as "Mr. Foster"), Bob Leslie (as "Fred Campbell"), Jimmie Thompson (as "Hal"), George Watts (as "Dad/Uncle"), Patti Wharton (as "Rita Romano"), Pat Wilkes (as "Lil Campbell"), Louise Woods (as "Ethel Pearson"). Replacement actors: Bob Burkhardt (as "Hal/Agent"), Charlotte Foley (as "Audition Annie"), T.J. Halligan (as "Mr. Foster [from 28 May 1956- ?], Larry Kert (as "Stagehand"), Larry B. Leslie (as "Talent Scout"), Jackie McElroy (as "A Singer"), Kay Medford (as "Lil Campbell"), Gary Morton (as "A Comic/Talent Scout"), Robert Neukum (as "Stage Manager"), Lew Parker (as "Fred Campbell"), Elizabeth Taylor (as "Dancer/ Soprano"). Understudies: Ann Buckles (as "Lil Campbell"), Rina Falcone (as "Unemployed Actress"), Bob Leslie (as "Mr. Foster/Bartender"), Joan Morton (as "Rita Romano"). Produced by Jule Styne and George Gilbert. Produced in association with Lester Osterman Jr. Note: filmed by The Samuel Goldwyn Co. As Mr. Wonderful (1993).
  • Blues in the Night
  • Uptown...It's Hot!
  • Black and Blue
  • (1918) Stage Play: Ladies First. Musical. Music by A. Baldwin Sloane. Book and Lyrics by Harry B. Smith. Based on a play by Charles Hale Hoyt. Musical Director: Oscar Radin. Additional music by Nora Bayes, Seymour Simons, George Gershwin [earliest Broadway credit], Harry Clarke. Additional lyrics by Irving Fisher, Seymour Simons, Ira Gershwin [earliest Broadway credit], Schuyler Greene and Harry Clarke and Harry Akst [earliest Broadway credit]. Featuring songs by James Brockmann and James Kendl. Scenic Design by D. Frank Dodge and William Castle. Directed by Frank Smithson. Broadhurst Theatre (moved to The Nora Bayes Theatre from 30 Dec 1918-close): 24 Oct 1918-15 Mar 1919 (164 performances). Cast: Nora Bayes (as "Betty Burt"), May Brooks (as "Hattie"), Paul E. Burns (as "Lefty McGuirk"), Jane Conrad (as "Belle"), Lew Cooper (as "D.C. Washington"), Martha Dean (as "Martha"), Elma Decker (as "Stella"), Jane Elliott (as "Mrs. Ebbsmith"), Irving Fisher (as "Benton Holmes"), Stanley Forde (as "Brighton Betts"), William Kent (as "Uncle Tody"), Florence Lee (as "Edith"), Florence Morrison (as "Aunt Jim"), Clarence Nordstrom (as "Little Jack"), Charles Olcott (as "Larry Burt"), Elsie Shaw (as "Jane"), Doris Sheerin (as "Kate"), Archie Twitchell, Lottie Tyler (as "Ada"), Henriette Wilson (as "Laura"). Produced by H.H. Frazee.

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