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  • (1918 - 1983) Active on Broadway [sometimes used pseudonym Arthur Francis into 1923] in the following productions:
  • (1918) Stage Play: Ladies First. Musical. Music by A. Baldwin Sloane. Book by Harry B. Smith. Lyrics by Harry B. Smith. Based on a play by Charles H. Hoyt. Musical Direction by Oscar Radin. Additional music by Nora Bayes, Seymour Simons, George Gershwin [earliest Broadway credit], Harry Clarke and Harry Akst. Additional lyrics by Irving Fisher, Seymour Simons, Ira Gershwin [earliest Broadway credit], Schuyler Greene and Harry Clarke. 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"), A. Twitchell, Lottie Tyler (as "Ada"), Henriette Wilson (as "Laura"). Produced by H.H. Frazee.
  • (1920) Stage Play: The Sweetheart Shop. Musical comedy. Music by Hugo Felix. Book by Anne Caldwell. Lyrics by Anne Caldwell. Musical Director: Hilding Andersson [credited as Hilding Anderson]. Featuring songs by George Gershwin. Featuring songs with lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Musical Staging by Julian Alfred. Directed by Edgar J. MacGregor. Knickerbocker Theatre: 31 Aug 1920- 16 Oct 1920 (55 performances). Cast: Jane Arrol (as "Clarinda/Chorus"), Marie Brady (as "Mary/Chorus"), Wilma Busey (as "Chorus"), Frankie Dawn (as "Chorus"), Ralph Derst (as "Tom"), Kathryn Fallon (as "Chorus"), Una Fleming (as "Peggy"), Helen Ford (as "Natalie Blythe"), Roy Gordon (as "Gideon Blount"), Mary Harper (as "Mildred Blount"), Daniel Healy (as "Freddie"), Clay Hill (as Mr. Hylo/Jack"), Esther Howard (as "Minerva Butts"), Teddy Hudson (as "Teddy/Chorus"), Doris Irving (as "Chorus"), Dorothy Irving (as "Iona/Chorus"), Irma Irving (as "Grace/Chorus"), Al Knight (as "Chorus"), Joseph Lertora (as "Julian Lorimer"), Thomas Malaney (as "Jerry"), Eugene Martinet (as "Chorus"), Harry K. Morton (as "Peter Potter"), Rhea Norton (as "Chorus"), Mary O'Brien (as "Timandra/Chorus"), Alfred Opler (as "Harry"), Martha Parsons (as "Chorus"), Lucille Poirier (as "Chorus"), Bobby Renys (as Chorus"), Zella Russell (as "Daphne"), Jack Scheidel (as "Bill"), Charlotte Starbuck (as "Chorus"), William Strahlman (as "Pete"), Charlotte Taylor (as "Amaranth/Chorus"), Virginia Taylor (as "Chorus"), Dot Tosbelle (as "Chorus"). Produced by Edgar J. MacGregor and William Moore Patach.
  • (1921) Stage Play: Two Little Girls in Blue. Musical comedy. Music by Paul Lannin and Vincent Youmans. Lyrics by Arthur Francis. Book by Fred Jackson. Musical Director: Charles Previn. Music orchestrated by Stephen Jones and Paul Lannin. Scenic Design by H. Robert Law. Costume Design by Shirley Barker, Henneage and Iverson. Directed by Ned Wayburn. George M. Cohan's Theatre: 3 May 1921- 27 Aug 1921 (135 performances). Cast: Patricia Clarke (as "Ophelia"), Daisy Daniels (as "Ensemble"), Edith Decker (as "Mary Bird"), Carolyn Erwin (as "Ensemble"), Madeline Fairbanks (as "Dolly Sartoris"), Marion Fairbanks (as "Polly Sartoris"), Helen Gates (as "Ensemble"), Etienne Girardot (as "Dudley La Fleur"), Ellwood Gray (as "Ensemble"), Frank Hall (as "Ensemble"), Fred Hall (as "Newton Canney/Sammy Snipe"), Otis Harper (as "Ensemble"), Dorothy Harrison (as "Ensemble"), Kay Harrison (as "Ensemble"), Vanda Hoff (as "Maid o' the Mist/Orienta/Cecile"), Olin Howland (as "Morgan Atwell"), Jacquelyn Hunter (as "Ensemble"), Emma Janvier (as "Hariette Neville"), Stanley Jessup (as "Captain Morrow"), Julie Kelety (as "Ninon La Fleur"), Edith Kessler (as "Ensemble"), Evelyn Law (as "Margie"), Muriel Lodge (as "Ensemble"), Leonora Lukens (as "Ensemble"), George E. Mack (as "Captain Morrow"), Gayle Mays (as "Ensemble"), Beulah McFarland (as "The Bride/Ensemble"), Margery Morrison (as "Ensemble"), Paul Porter (as "Ensemble"), Jobyna Ralston (as "Ensemble"), Fred Rogers (as "Ensemble"), Fred Santley (as "Jerry Lloyd"), Oscar Shaw (as "Robert Barker"), Rosemary Sill (as "Ensemble"), Taylor (as "Ensemble"), Harold Thompson (as "Ensemble"), Jack Tomson (as "Jennings"), Tommy Tomson (as "Kennedy"), Peggy Underwood (as "Ensemble"), Fay West (as "Ensemble"). Produced by Abraham L. Erlanger.
  • (1922) Stage Play: For Goodness Sake. Musical comedy. Material by Fred Jackson. Lyrics by Arthur Jackson. Music by William Daly and Paul Lannin. Musical Director: William Daly. Additional music by George Gershwin. Additional lyrics by Ira Gershwin [credited as Arthur Francis]. Musical Staging by Allan K. Foster. Additional Staging by Julian Alfred. Directed by Priestly Morrison. Lyric Theatre: 21 Feb 1922- 20 May 1922 (103 performances). Cast: Harry R. Allen, Adele Astaire, Fred Astaire, Roger Buckley, Helen Ford, Vinton Freedley, Marjorie Gateson, Jack Goeirs, Kitty Gray, Jack E. Hazzard, James Herold, Doris Hyde, Sylvia Jocelyn, Charles Judels, Bebe LaVelle, Muriel Lodge, Lenore Lukens, Dana Mayo, Peggy Mitchell, Fred Packard, Helen Paine, Ann Poulson, Phyllis Reynolds, Lorraine Sherwood, Russell Swann, Violet Vale. Produced by Alex A. Aarons.
  • (1922) Stage Play: George White's Scandals. Musical revue.. Globe Theatre: 28 Aug 1922- 11 Nov 1922 (89 performances). Produced by George White.
  • (1922) Stage Play: Molly Darling. Musical comedy. Produced by Moore and Macklin Megley.
  • (1923) Stage Play: Little Miss Bluebeard. Musical comedy. Written by Avery Hopwood. Adapated from the play by 'Gabor Dregely'. Featuring songs by E. Ray Goetz, Jose Padilla, Paul A. Rubens and George Gershwin. Featuring songs with lyrics by E. Ray Goetz, Buddy G. DeSylva, Ira Gershwin [credited as Arthur Francis] and Percy Graham Paul. Directed by W.H. Gilmore. Lyceum Theatre: 28 Aug 1923- 26 Jan 1924 (175 performances). Cast: Arthur Barry (as "Sir John Barstow'), Eric Blore' (as "The Hon. Bertie Bird") [Broadway debut], Irene Bordoni (as "Colette"), Burton Brown (as "Paul Rondel"), William Evill (as "Smithers"), Eva Leonard Boyne (as "Lulu"), Margaret Linden (qv (as "Eva Winthrop"), Stanley Logan (as "Bob Talmadge") [Broadway debut], Bruce McRae (as "Larry Charters"), Jeannette Sherwin (as "Gloria Talmadge"). Produced by Charles Frohman Inc. Produced in association with E. Ray Goetz. Note: Filmed by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation as Miss Bluebeard (1925).
  • (1923) Stage Play: Nifties of 1923. Musical revue. Sketches by Sam Bernard and William Collier Sr.. Music by Bert Kalmar, Frank Crumit and Raymond Hubbell. Lyrics by Harry Ruby, Frank Crumit, Buddy G. DeSylva [credited as Buddy DeSylva] and Ira Gershwin [credited as Arthur Francis]. Orchestra Conducted by Victor Baravalle. Choreographed by William Holbrook. Directed by R.H. Burnside and William Collier Sr.. Fulton Theatre: 25 Sep 1923- 3 Nov 1923 (47 performances). Cast: Florenz Ames, Lina Basquette, Pearl Bennett, Sam Bernard, James Brady, The Breens, Helen Broderick, James Carty, William Collier, Cortez and Peggy, Frank Crumit, Hazel Dawn, Ray Dooley, Helen Eby-Rock, The Elm City Four, Jane Green, Fred Greene, Ona Hamilton, William Holbrook, Andre Lapue, Frederick Lyon, Geraldine Markham, Gertrude McDonald, Helen McDonald, Harry Morrissey, Emil Nelson, Jack Scannell, Joe Schenck, Twelve Tiller Girls, Gus Van, Sidney Williams. Produced by Charles B. Dillingham.
  • (1924) Stage Play: Be Yourself. Musical comedy. Music by Lewis E. Gensler and Milton Schwarzwald (also Musical Director). Book by George S. Kaufman and Marc Connelly. Additional lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Music orchestrated by Stephen Jones and Maurice De Packh. Choreographed by Vaughn Godfrey and Jack Mason. Costume Design by Mark Mooring. Scenic Design by H. Robert Law Studios. Directed by William Collier Sr.. Sam H. Harris Theatre: 3 Sep 1924- 22 Nov 1924 (93 performances). Cast: Peggy Anderson (as "Girl Friend"), Christine Bernsman (as "Girl Friend"), Ralph Brainard (as "Bull McLean"), Mildred Brown (as "Girl Friend"), Georgia Caine (as "Grandma Sarah Brennan"), Molly Christie (as "Girl Friend"), Faith Cullen (as "Girl Friend"), Eleanor Dana (as "Girl Friend"), Jack Donohue (as "Matt McLean"), Helen Evans (as "Girl Friend"), Peggy Gillespie (as "Girl Friend"), Barrett Greenwood (as "David Robinson"), Gladys Harris (as "Girl Friend"), Teddy Hudson (as "Betty"), G.P. Huntley (as "Joseph Peabody Prescott"), Jack Kearney (as "Eustace Brennan"), John Kearney (as "Hemp McLean"), Ramona Kogan (as "Girl Friend"), Cleo Lombard (as "Girl Friend"), James R. McCann (as "Adam McLean"), Florence Murphy (as "Girl Friend"), Gladys Smith (as "Girl Friend"), Queenie Smith (as "Tony Robinson"), Ray Smith (as "Girl Friend"), Mabel Stanford (as "Girl Friend"), Ann Summers (as "Girl Friend"), Edith Talbot (as "Girl Friend"), Ruth Trott (as "Girl Friend"), Ted Weller (as "Cyrus Brennan"), Dorothy Whitmore (as "Marjorie Brennan"), Jay Wilson (as "Mordecai Brennan"), Louise Wright (as "Girl Friend"). Produced by Walter Vincent and Sidney Wilmer.
  • (1924) Stage Play: Lady, Be Good. Musical comedy. Music by George Gershwin. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Based on material by Guy Bolton and Fred Thompson. Musical Director: Paul Lannin. Music orchestrated by Paul Lannin, Robert Russell Bennett, Charles Grant, Stephen Jones, Max Steiner and William Daly. Musical direction by Sammy Lee. Directed by Felix Edwardes. Liberty Theatre: 1 Dec 1924-12 Sep 1925 (330 performances). Cast: Victor Arden, Ward Arnold, Adele Astaire, Fred Astaire, Jayne Auburn, Charles Bannister, James Bradbury, Walter Catlett, Patricia Clarke, Hal Crusins, Richard Devonshire, Dorothy Donovan, Alan Edwards, 'Cliff Edwards' (as "Jeff"), Edna Farrell, Jack Fraley, Alfred Hale, Peggy Hart, Maxine Henry, Dorothy Hollis, Harry Howell, Dorothy Hughes, Mary Hutchinson, Madeline Janis, Edward Jephson, Jeanearl Johnson, Grace Jones, Elmira Lahmann, Charles LaValle, Ethel Lind, Frances Lindell, Gertrude Livingstone, Bryan Lycan, 'Lionel Maclyn' (as "Ensemble"), Kathlene Martyn, Lillian Mitchell, Esther Morris, Francis Murphy, Phil Ohman, Tony Otto, Jessie Payne, Peggy Pitou, Peggy Quinn, Richard Renaud, Sylvia Shawn, Gerald Oliver Smith, Daniel Sparks, Mildred Stevens, Doris Waldron, Irene Wiley, Paulette Winston. Produced by Vinton Freedley and Alex Aarons.
  • (1925) Stage Play: Tell Me More. Musical comedy. Lyrics by Buddy G. DeSylva and Ira Gershwin. Directed by John Harwood. Gaiety Theatre: 13 Apr 1925- 11 Jul 1925 (100 performances). Produced by Alex. A. Aarons.
  • (1925) Stage Play: Captain Jinks. Romantic comedy/musical (revival). Music by Lewis E. Gensler and Stephen Jones. Book by Frank Mandel and Laurence Schwab. Based on the play by Clyde Fitch. Lyrics by Buddy G. DeSylva [credited as B.G. DeSylva]. Featuring songs with lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Musical Director: Ivan Rudisill. Musical staging by Sammy Lee. Scenic Design by Frederick W. Jones III. Costume Design by Kiviette. Directed by Edgar J. MacGregor. Martin Beck Theatre: 8 Sep 1925- 30 Jan 1926 (167 performances). Cast: Marie Bandoux (as "Ensemble"), Joey Benton (as "Ensemble"), Bill Brown (as "World Reporter"), Joe E. Brown (as "Hap Jones"), Louise Brown (as "Mlle. Suzanne Trentoni"), Lillian Burke (as "Ensemble"), John Burns (as "Ensemble"), Lee Byrne (as "Ensemble"), Samuel Coit (as "A Federal Inspector"), Wally Crisham (as "Times Reporter"), Frank Cullen (as "Ensemble"), Carol Cummings (as "Ensemble"), Alan Dale (as "Ensemble"), Frankie De Voe (as "Ensemble"), Al Downing (as "Ensemble"), Marcel Dufan (as "Ensemble"), Andreas Erwing (as "Ensemble"), Evelyn Farrell (as "Ensemble"), Josephine Fontaine (as "Ensemble"), Jack Forrester (as "News Reporter"), Amy Frank (as "Ensemble"), Ferris Hartman (as "Belliarti, Trentoni's Ballet Master"), Max Hoffman (as "Lieut. Charles Martin, U.S. Army"), Sophie Howard (as "Ensemble"), Irene Isham (as "Ensemble"), Charlotte La Rose (as "Ensemble"), Ann Lee (as "Ensemble"), Margaret Lee (as "Ensemble"), Elsie Lombard (as "Ensemble"), Katherine Malvern (as "Ensemble"), Isabelle Mason (as "Ensemble"), Ginger Meehan (as "Ensemble"), John Meehan (as "Ensemble"), Mary Meehan (as "Ensemble"), Beth Milton (as "Ensemble"), Blanche Morton (as "Ensemble"), Frederick Murray (as "Journal Reporter"), J. Harold Murray (as "Captain Robert Jinks, U.S. Marine Corps"), Nina Olivette (as "Annie, Trentoni's Maid"), Lucille Osborn (as "Ensemble"), Bella Pogany (as "Mrs. Hochspitz"), Agnes Reilly (as "Ensemble"), Betty Richmond (as "Ensemble"), Wayne Roberts (as "Ensemble"), Penelope Rowland (as "Ensemble"), Ila Roy (as "Ensemble"), Charles Sabin (as "Ensemble"), Idylle Shaw (as "Ensemble"), Ruth Shaw (as "Ensemble"), Helen Sills (as "Ensemble"), Frances Stone (as "Ensemble"), Marion Sunshine (as "Honey Johnson"), Jackie Taylor (as "Band Leader"), O.J. Vanasse (as "A Policeman"), Betty Vane (as "Ensemble"), Arthur West (as "Seaman Frederick Lane, U.S. Navy"), Betty Whitney (as "Ensemble"). Produced by Laurence Schwab and Frank Mandel.
  • (1925) Stage Play: Tip-Toes. Musical comedy. Music by George Gershwin. Book by Guy Bolton and Fred Thompson. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Musical Director: William Daly. On Piano: Victor Arden and Phil Ohman. Dances and Ensembles staged by Sammy Lee. Additional dances directed by Earl Lindsay. Book directed by John Harwood. Liberty Theatre: 28 Dec 1925- 12 Jun 1926 (192 performances). Cast: Barney Adams (as "Gentleman of the Ensemble"), Marjorie Bailey (as "Lady of the Ensemble"), Winifred Beck (as "Lady of the Ensemble"), Marcia Bell (as "Lady of the Ensemble"), Seldon Bennett (as "Detective Kane"), Mildred Brower (as "Lady of the Ensemble"), Dorothy Cola (as "Lady of the Ensemble"), Arthur Craig (as "Gentleman of the Ensemble"), Lyn Dauer (as "Lady of the Ensemble"), Paul Dessey (as "Gentleman of the Ensemble"), Ann Ecklund (as "Lady of the Ensemble"), Al Fischer (as "Gentleman of the Ensemble"), Sam Fischer (as "Gentleman of the Ensemble"), Bob Gebhardt (as "Gentleman of the Ensemble"), Anita Gordon (as "Lady of the Ensemble"), Robert Halliday (as "Rollo Metcalf"), Peggy Hart (as "Lady of the Ensemble"), Maxine Henry (as "Lady of the Ensemble"), Edwin Hodge (as "Steward"), Harry Howell (as "Gentleman of the Ensemble"), George Hughes (as "Gentleman of the Ensemble"), Diana Hunt (as "Lady of the Ensemble"), Grace Jones (as "Lady of the Ensemble"), Jack Jordan (as "Gentleman of the Ensemble"), Allen Kearns (as "Steve Burton"), Harry Lake (as "Gentleman of the Ensemble"), Lovey Lee (as "Denise Marshall"), Jeanette MacDonald (as "Sylvia Metcalf"), Marie Marceline (as "Lady of the Ensemble"), Edith Martin (as "Lady of the Ensemble"), Ethel Maye (as "Lady of the Ensemble"), Gertrude McDonald (as "Binnie Oakland"), Tom McLaughlin (as "Gentleman of the Ensemble"), Lillian Mitchell (as "Telephone Operator/Lady of the Ensemble"), Elsie Neal (as "Lady of the Ensemble"), Alice O'Brien (as "Lady of the Ensemble"), Blanche O'Donohue (as "Lady of the Ensemble"), Marie Otto (as "Lady of the Ensemble"), Peggy Quinn (as "Lady of the Ensemble"), George Rand (as "Gentleman of the Ensemble"), Amy Revere (as "Peggy Schuyler"), Queenie Smith (as "Tip-Toes" Kaye"), Jacques Stone (as "Gentleman of the Ensemble"), Andrew Tombes (as "Al Kaye"), Flora Watson (as "Lady of the Ensemble"), Harry Watson (as "Hen Kaye"), Betty Waxton (as "Lady of the Ensemble"), Ted White (as "Gentleman of the Ensemble"), Paulette Winston (as "Lady of the Ensemble"), Betty Wright (as "Lady of the Ensemble"). Produced by Alex Aarons and Vinton Freedley.
  • (1926) Stage Play: Americana. Musical revue. Based on material by J.P. McEvoy. Music by Con Conrad and Henry Souvaine. Additional music by George Gershwin. Additional numbers by George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Philip Charig and Morrie Ryskind. Directed by Alan Dinehart and Larry Ceballos. Belmont Theatre: 26 Jul 1926- Feb 1927 (closing date unknown/224 performances). Cast: Roy Atwell, Roberta Bellinger, Lew Brice, Harriette Burke, Charles Butterworth, Tom Button, Betty Compton, Maryon Dale, Aline Gardner, Edgar Gardner, Georgia Ingram. Produced by Richard Herndon.
  • (1926) Stage Play: Oh, Kay! Musical comedy. Book by Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse. Music by George Gershwin. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Scenic Design by John Wenger. Directed by John Harwood. Imperial Theatre: 8 Nov 1926- Jun 1927 (closing date unknown/256 performances). Cast: Gertrude Lawrence (as "Kay"), Victor Moore (as "Shorty" McGee"), Oscar Shaw (as "Jimmy Winter"), Adrienne Armond (as "Ensemble"), Sascha Beaumont (as "Constance Appleton"), Marcia Bell (as "Ensemble"), Bonnie Blackwood (as "Ensemble"), Dowell Brown (as "Ensemble"), Constance Carpenter (as "Mae"), Grace Carroll (as "Ensemble"), Jean Carroll (as "Ensemble"), Melville Chapman (as "Ensemble"), Betty Compton (as "Molly Morse"), Ted Daniels (as "Ensemble"), Eugene Day (as "Ensemble"), Frances DeFoe (as "Ensemble"), Harland Dixon (as "Larry Potter"), Ann Ecklund (as "Ensemble"), Madeline Fairbanks (as "Dolly Ruxton"), Marion Fairbanks (as "Phil Ruxton"), Kappie Fay (as "Ensemble"), Al Fisher (as "Ensemble"), Jack Fraley (as "Ensemble"), Amy Frank (as "Ensemble"), Elsie Frank (as "Ensemble"), Frank Gardiner Judge Appleton"), Bob Gebhardt (as "Ensemble"), Janette Gilmore (as "Peggy"), Anita Gordon (as "Ensemble"), Sara Jane Heliker (as "Ensemble"), Peggy Johnstone (as "Ensemble"), Grace Jones (as "Ensemble"), Dot Justin (as "Ensemble"), 'Lionel Maclyn' (as "Ensemble"), Pansy Maness (as "Ensemble"), Maxine Marshall (as "Ensemble"), Tom Martin (as "Ensemble"), Burton McEvilly (as "Ensemble"), Gloria Murray (as "Ensemble"), Elsie Neal (as "Ensemble"), Blanche O'Donahue (as "Ensemble"), Marie Otto (as "Ensemble"), Caroline Phillips (as "Ensemble"), Peggy Quinn (as "Ensemble"), Dorothy Saunders (as "Ensemble"), Harry T. Shannon (as "Revenue Officer Jansen"), Gerald Oliver Smith (as "The Duke"), Alan Stevens (as "Ensemble"), Frances Stone (as "Ensemble"), Jacques Stone (as "Ensemble"), May Sullivan (as "Ensemble"), Betty Vane (as "Ensemble"), Betty Waxton (as "Ensemble"), Claire Wayne (as "Ensemble"), Jean Wayne (as "Ensemble"), Amy Weber (as "Ensemble"), Justine Welch (as "Ensemble"), Ted White (as "Ensemble"), Polly Williams (as "Ensemble"), Paulette Winston (as "Daisy"). Produced by Alex Aarons and Vinton Freedley.
  • (1936) Stage Play: Ziegfeld Follies of 1936. Musical revue. Music by Vernon Duke. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Based on material by David Freeman. Musical Director: John McManus. Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek, Conrad Sallinger, Robert Russell Bennett and Don Walker. Additional Orchestrations by Conrad Sallinger, Russell Bennett, Don Walker and Will Vodery. Scenic Design and Costume Design by Vincente Minnelli. Sketches directed by Eddie Dowling. Ballets directed by George Balanchine. Directed by John Murray Anderson and Edward C. Lilley. Winter Garden Theatre: 30 Jan 1936- 9 May 1936 (115 performances). Cast: Fanny Brice, Bob Hope, Gertrude Niesen, Eve Arden, Gene Ashley, Josephine Baker, Milton Barnett, Vicki Belling, Herman Belmonte, Prescott Brown, Edward Browne, Florine Callahan, Judy Canova, George Church, Stella Clauson, Evelyn Dale, Dorothy Daly, Maxine Darrell, Roger Davis, Nancy Dolan, Tom Draper, Althea Elder, George Enz, Helene Fromson, Thomas Gleason, Vera Haal, Georgia Hiden, Harriet Hoctor, Gay Hoff, John Hoyt, Stan Kavanaugh, Irene Kelly, Lyn Leslie, Ula Love, Elena Marano, Helene Marchand, Duke McHale, Rodney McLennan, Betty McMahon, Mary Alice Moore, Jean Moorhead, Howard Morgan, Jane Moxon, Paul Nelson, The Nicholas Brothers, Gertrude Niesen, Hugh O'Connell, Eileen O'Driscoll, Jessica Pepper, Gloria Pierre, Cherry Preisser, June Preisser, Isabel Pulsford, William Quentmeyer, Peggy Quinn, J. Ramos, Erminie Randolph, Frances Rands, Cornelia Rogers, J. Sastere, Marion Semler, Thelma Shearon, Didi Skoug, Marlyn Stuart, Ricki Tanzi, Peggy Thomas, Ethel Thorsen, Williem Van Loon, Marie Vanneman, Everette West, Irving West, Ben Yost. Produced by Billie Burke Ziegfeld, Lee Shubert and J.J. Shubert.
  • (1928) Stage Play: Oh, Kay! Musical comedy (revival). Book by Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse. Music by George Gershwin. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin.
  • (1928) Stage Play: Rosalie. Musical. Music by George Gershwin and Sigmund Romberg. Material by William Anthony McGuire and Guy Bolton. Lyrics by P.G. Wodehouse and Ira Gershwin. Vocal arrangements by Arthur Johnston. Music orchestrated by Emil Gerstenberger, William Daly, Maurice De Packh, Hans Spialek, Max Steiner and Hilding Andersson. Choreographed by Seymour Felix. Directed by William Anthony McGuire. New Amsterdam Theatre: 10 Jan 1928- 27 Oct 1928 (335 performances). Cast: Joan Adaire, Bobbe Arnst, Frank Atwell, Jeanne Audree, Colette Ayers, Mabel Baade, Berkman Bauer, Jack Bauer, Elsie Behrens, Marion Benda, Joey Benton, Caryl Bergman, Jack Blair, Jack Bruns (as "Corps Lieutenant"), Sydelle Bry, Katherine Burke (as "Sister Angelica"), Dorothy Campbell, Gordon Clark, Clay Clement (as "Captain Banner"), Jeannette Creagan, Margaret Dale (as "Her Royal Highness Queen"), Claudia Dell [final Broadway role], Harry Donaghy, Jack Donohue [credited as Jack Donahue], Lewis Dower, George Eising, Walter Fairmont, Anne Fallon, Hazel Forbes, Betty Garst, Mary Gassman, Gladys Glad, Carlos Gomez, Charles Gotthold, Dolores Grant, Yvonne Grey, Bernard Hazzert, Henri Jackin, A.P. Kaye, Ethel Kriston, David Labris, Antonina Lalaew, Leon Leshay, Preston Lewis, Phyllis Loft, Martha Mackay, Virginia Magee, Edith Martin, Doris Maye, John McCahill, Oliver McLennan, Gene McVey, William McVey, Marilyn Miller (as "Princess Rosalie"), Frank Morgan, Wilma Novak, Patsy O'Day, Clarence Oliver, Lucille Osborne, Lillian Ostrom, Howard Phillips, Ethel Raye, Gladys Redmond, Fielden Reed, Addie Rolfe, Beatrice Shaw, Rose Shaw, Mark Shull, Beatrice Smith, Leslie Storey, Frank Subers, Ruth Tara, Gladys Turner, Edgar Welch, Diana White, Paulette Winston, Star Woodman, Halfred Young, Marion Young. Produced by Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.
  • (1928) Stage Play: Treasure Girl. Musical comedy. Book by Fred Thompson and Vincent Lawrence. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Music by George Gershwin. Musical Director: Alfred Newman. Choreographed by Bobby Connolly. At the Pianos: Victor Arden and Phil Ohman. Alvin Theatre: 8 Nov 1928- 5 Jan 1929 (68 performances). Cast: Florence Allen, Nitza Andre, Sidney Ayres, Charles Barron, Marcia Bell, Edwin Bidwell, Frank G. Bond, Claire Carroll, Jean Carroll, Walter Catlett (as "Larry Hopkins"), Betty Clark, Peggy Conklin (as "Ensemble") [Broadway debut], Cleo Cullen, Constance Cummings, Norman Curtis, Eugene Day, Dotte DeSykva, John Dunsmure, Kathleen Edwardes, Evelyn Farrell, Stephen Francis, Virginia Franck, Paul Frawley, Sherry Gale, E.M. Gall, Victor Garland, Regis Geary, Bob Gebhardt, Ferris Hartman, Mary Hay, Thomas Hodges, Alma Hookey, Edward Humbert, Joyce Johnson, Dorothy Jordan, Richard Keith, Adrienne Lampel, Gertrude Lawrence, William L. Mack, Lionel Maclyn, Helen Mann, Vida Manuel, Frances Markey, Mabel Martin, Isobel Mason, Pauline Mason, Ethel Maye, John McAvoy, Billy McCarver, Gertrude McDonald, Anabel McMann, Maureen McNeil, Lillian Michel, Jack Morton, Alfonso Mullarkey, Elsie Neal, Wilma Novak, Daniel O'Brien, Peggy O'Neill, Tony Otto, Ruth Penery, Edwin Preble, Peggy Quinn, Alli Raddigan, Marvyne Ray, Fritz Reinhard, Wilma Roeloff, W. Kenneth Shepard, Helen Sills, Sam Simpson, Kay Smythe, Florence Spink, Jack Stevens, Jacques Stone, Gwendolyn Vernon, Betty Vine, Sims Walker, Beryl Wallace, Walter Wandell, Clifton Webb (as "'Nat' McNally"), Betty Wright. Produced by Alex Aarons
  • (1929) Stage Play: Show Girl. Musical comedy. Music by George Gershwin. Material by William Anthony McGuire. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin and Gus Kahn [final Broadway credit during lifetime]. Based the novel by J.P. McEvoy. Musical Director: William Daly. Additional lyrics by Thomas Malie, Sidney Skolsky, W.H. Farrell and Jimmy Durante. Additional music by W.H. Farrell and Jimmy Durante. Featuring songs by J. Little. Directed by William Anthony McGuire. Ziegfeld Theatre: 2 Jul 1929- 5 Oct 1929 (111 performances). Cast: Florence Allen, Virginia Allen, Jean Althan, Selma Althan, Jane Barry, Betty Bassett, Marcia Bell, Eddee Belmont, Caryl Bergman, Hazel Boffinger, Dorothy Bow, Bobby Brodsley, Pamela Bryant, Orine Bryne, Edna Bunte, Emily Burton, Dorothy Carrigan, Doris Carson, Peggy Carthew, Virginia Case, Lew Clayton, Blaine Cordner, Billie Cortez, Cleo Cullen, Dona Desne Curry, Gertrude Dahl, Dolores De Fina, Mildred Defina, Violet Dell, Katherine Downer, Doris Downes, Alma Drange, Sadie Duff, Jimmy Durante (as "Snozzle/Sombre Eyes"), Kay English, Caja Eric, Austin Fairman (as "John Milton"), Eddie Foy Jr. (as "Denny Kerrigan"), Noel Francis (as "Peggy Ritz"), Virginia Frank, Vera Frederick, Janet Gibbard, Dolores Grant, Viola Hage, Ruth Hayden, Althea Heinly, Kathryn Hereford, Harriet Hoctor, Maurine Holmes, Eddie Jackson, Andy Jochim, Agatha Johann, Juliette Jones, Ruby Keeler (as "Dixie Dugan"), Mildred Klaw, Renee Landeau, Ada Landis, Camille Lanier, Ruth Love, Nick Lucas, Joseph Macauley, Mary MacDonald, Lottie Marcy, Doris May, Patricia McGrath, Frank McHugh (as "Jimmy Doyle"), Dorothy Morgan, Howard Morgan, Barbara Newberry, Evelyn Nichols, Dore Nodine, Lucille O'Connor, Pat O'Keefe, Georgia Payne, Lois Peck, Leonia Pennington, Vivian Porter, Beatrice Powers, Dolores Ray, Louise Raymond, Dorothy Ryan, Blanche Satchell, Matthew Smith, Wanda Stevenson, Mildred Swunke, Calvin Thomas, Mildred Turner, Sunny Van, Claire Wayne, Jean Wayne, Virginia Whitmore. Replacement actor: Dorothy Stone (as "Dixie Dugan"). Produced by Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. Notes: (1) This mediocre production was greatly enhanced by pre-Broadway publicity when Al Jolson serenaded his wife, Ruby Keeler, during her dance to the Gershwin tune "Liza", from the audience on it's opening night in Boston. This impromptu performance was greeted enthusiastically but Ms. Keeler withdrew from the show soon after it's Broadway opening and replaced by Ms. Stone. (2) This would prove to be the last profitable Ziegfeld production.
  • (1930) Stage Play: Strike Up the Band. Musical comedy. Music by George Gershwin. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Book by Morrie Ryskind. Based on a libretto by George S. Kaufman. Musical Director: Hilding Andersson. Scenic Design by Raymond Sovey. Costume Design by Charles Le Maire. Featuring the Orchestra of Red Nichols. Members of Red Nichols' Orchestra: Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Gene Krupa, Jimmy Dorsey and Jack Teagarden. Choreographed by George Hale. Directed by Alexander Leftwich. Times Square Theatre: 14 Jan 1930- 28 Jun 1930 (191 performances). Cast: Virginia Barnes (as "Soisette, in the dream/Chorus"), Robert Bentley (as "Richard K. Sloane"), Ethel Britton (as "Suzette, in the dream/Chorus"), Doris Carson (as "Anne Draper"), Bobby Clark (as "Man About Town/Colonel Holmes, in the dream"), Dudley Clements (as "Horace J. Fletcher"), Joyce Coles (as "Premiere Danseuse, in the dream") [Broadway debut], Walter Fairmont (as "Sergeant, in the dream/Chorus"), Jerry Goff (as "Jim Townsend"), Ethel Kenyon (as "Myra Meade"), Maurice Lapue (as "Doctor/Herr Konrad, in the dream"), Paul McCullough (as "Man About Town/Gideon, in the dream"), Marion Miller (as "Doris Dumme, in the dream/Chorus"), Blanche Ring (as "Mrs. Grace Draper"), Margaret Schilling (as "Joan Fletcher"), Gordon Smith (as "Timothy Harper"). Produced by Edgar Selwyn. Note: Filmed by MGM as Strike Up the Band (1940).
  • (1930) Stage Play: Garrick Gaieties. Musical revue (revival). Music by Marc Blitzstein, Vernon Duke, Harold Goldman, Ned Lehac, Everett Miller, Peter Nolan, Willard Robison, Charles M. Schwab, Kay Swift, Richard Myers and Harold Goodman. Book by Carroll Carroll, Leopoldine Damrosch, Gretchen Damrosch Finletter, Landon Herrick, Sterling Holloway, Benjamin M. Kaye, Newman Levy, Sally Humason and Louis M. Simon. Lyrics by Allen Boretz, Ira Gershwin, E.Y. Harburg, Paul James, Ronald Jeans, Johnny Mercer, Henry Myers, Edward Eliscu, Josiah Titzell, Thomas McKnight, Newman Levy and Marc Blitzstein. Musical Director: Tom Jones. Assistant Choreographer: Stella Bloch. Choreographed by Olin Howard. Scenic Design by Kate Drain Lawson. Directed by Philip Loeb. Guild Theatre: 4 Jun 1930- 8 Oct 1930 (158 performances). Cast: Nan Blackstone [final Broadway role], Micky Burton, Albert Carroll, Ruth Chorpenning, Imogene Coca, Anna Marie Cotter, Ted Fetter, Edwin Gilcher, Hildegarde Halliday, Ray Heatherton, Sterling Holloway, Otto Hulett, Eve Latour, Kate Drain Lawson, Philip Loeb, Ginger Meehan, Edith Meiser, Jo Meyers, Ruth Montague, James Norris, Cynthia Rodgers, Polly Rose, Edith Sheldon, Florentine Sherman, Jane Sherman, Midge Sidney, Roger Stearns, Donald Stewart, William Tannen, Thelma Tipson, Velma Vavra. Produced by The Theatre Guild.
  • (1930) Stage Play: Girl Crazy. Musical comedy. Music by George Gershwin. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Book by Guy Bolton and John McGowan. Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett. Musical Director: Earl Busby. Choreographed by George Hale. Costume Design by Kiviette. Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager. Conducted by George Gershwin. Directed by Alexander Leftwich. Alvin Theatre: 14 Oct 1930- 6 Jun 1931 (272 performances). Cast: Jack Barrett, Gloria Beaumont, Gene Brady, Olive Brady (as "Tess Parker"), Bob Burton, Norma Butler, Lillian Carson, Kathryn Cathcart, Chief Rivers, Jack Classon, Jack Closson, Arthur Craig, Norman Curtis, Bob Derden, Dorothy Donnelly (as "Ensemble"), Kay Downer, LaVern Evans, Jack Fago, Jacqueline Feeley, Mickie Forbs, Donald Foster, Bob Gebhardt, Dorothy Gordon, Faye Greene, Harry Griffin, Marion Harcke, Thomasine Haye, Eunice Healy, Willie Howard, Ray Johnson, Starr West Jones (as "Lariat Joe"/Ensemble), Virginia Kay, Allen Kearns, Vivian Keefer, William Kent, Muriel LaCount, Rena Landeau, Jane Lane, Leila Laney, Lillian Lorray, Gertrude Lowe, Carlton Macy (as "Lank Sanders"), Mary Mascher, Ethel Merman (as "Kate Fothergill"), Betty Morton, Elsie Neal, Dick Nealy, Hazzard Newberry, Kendall Northrop, James Notono, Peggy O'Connor, Margie O'Shea, Lillian Ostrom, Lew Parker, Julia Pirie, Del Porter, Vivian Porter, Marvyne Ray, Ginger Rogers (as "Molly Gray"), Kathy Schauer, John Sciortino, Marshall Smith, Dwight Snyder, Drucilla Strain, Ruth Timmons, Clyde Veaux, Nondas Wayne. Produced by Alex Aarons and Vinton Freedley. Note: Filmed by Radio Pictures as Girl Crazy (1932), and by MGM as Girl Crazy (1943).
  • (1930) Stage Play: Sweet and Low. Musical revue. Sketches by David Freedman. Musical Director: William Daly. Featuring songs by Harry Archer, Oscar Levant, Charlotte Kent, Harry Warren, Vivian Ellis, William C.K. Irwin, Louis Alter, George M. Cohan, Dana Suesse, Phil Charig and Joseph Meyer. Featuring songs with lyrics by Edward Eliscu, Ira Gershwin, Billy Rose, Malcolm McComb and Ballard MacDonald. Choreographed by Daniel Dare. Additional Dances by Busby Berkeley. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Directed by Alexander Leftwich. Chanin's 48th Street Theatre: 17 Nov 1930- Apr 1931 (closing date unknown/184 performances). Cast: James Barton, Fanny Brice, George Jessel, Borrah Minevitch, Peggy Andre, Gladys Aster, Kathleen Ayres, Arline Baber, Joe Barry, Jack Bauer, Marion Bonnell, Kitty Brady, Ethel Brice, Emily Burton, Betty Croke, Ruth Dana, Roger Davis, Nancy Dolan, Harry Edwards, Loretta Flushing, Rita Jason, Cy Landry, James Lee, Muriel Markert, Charles Millang, Moss & Fontana, Edward Murray, Edwin Murray, Jerry Norris, Lucille Osborne, Viola Paulson, Jack Ray, Shirley Richards, Polly Rose, Ruth Sato, Pauline Schaefer, Charlotte Stoll, Ray Stuart, Baun Sturtz, Arthur Treacher, Paula Trueman, Mildred Tully, Dorothy Van Hess, Emily Van Hoven, Hannah Williams, Dan Wyler. Produced by Billy Rose.
  • (1931) Stage Play: Shoot the Works. Musical revue.
  • (1931) Stage Play: Of Thee I Sing. Musical comedy. Based on material by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind. Music by George Gershwin. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Musical Director: Charles Previn. Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett and William Daly. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Choreography by Chester Hale. Directed by George S. Kaufman. Music Box Theatre (moved to The 46th Street Theatre from 10 Oct 1932 to close): 26 Dec 1931- 14 Jan 1933 (441 performances). Cast: Ruth Adams, Dave Allman, Florenz Ames (as "The French Ambassador"), Kathleen Ayres, Bruce Barclay, Vivian Barry, Charles Bennett, Leslie Bingham (as "Nora"), Grace Brinkley, Bobbie Brodsley, Robert Burton, Martha Carroll, Mary Carroll, Ray Clarke, Dudley Clements (as "Matthew Arnold Fulton"), Charles Conklin, Tom Curley, Dorothy Donnelly (as "Ensemble"), Tom Draak, Leon Dunar, Ann Ecklund, Frank Erickson, Jack Fago, Michael Forbes, Olgene Foster, Virginia Franck, Frank Gagen, William Gaxton (as "John P. Wintergreen"), Dorothy Graves, Yvonne Gray, Peggy Greene, Sulo Hevonpaa, Walter Hinger, Milton Hollander, Georgette Lampsi, Terry Lawlor, David Lawrence, Martin Le Roy, Jack Linton, Lillian Lorray, George E. Mack (as "Senator Robert E. Lyons"), Martha Maggard, Sam Mann, Mary Mascher, John McCahill, Charles McClelland, Jake Vander Meulen, Frank Miller, Harold Moffet (as "Francis X. Gilhooley"), Victor Moore (as "Alexander Throttlebottom"), Lois Moran, George Murphy (as "Sam Jenkins"), Richard Neely, Hazzard Newberry, June O'Dea, Anita Pam, Jack Ray, Ralph Riggs, Edward H. Robins, Billie Seward, Pete Shance, Grenna Sloane, Adele Smith, Barbara Smith, Baun Sturtz, Peggy Thomas, Patricia Whitney, Jessica Worth. Produced by Sam Harris. Note: One of the few big hits of the dismal 1932 Broadway theatrical season.
  • (1933) Stage Play: Pardon My English. Musical comedy. Music by George Gershwin. Book by Herbert Fields. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Musical Director: Earl Busby. Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett, William Daly and Adolph Deutsch. Scenic Design by John Wenger. Costume Design by Robert Ten Eyck. Production staged by Vinton Freedley. Musical numbers staged by George Hale. Book directed by John McGowan. Majestic Theatre: 20 Jan 1933- 25 Feb 1933 (43 performances). Cast: Albert Amato, Eugene Ashley, Alex Atzenbeck, Peggy Bancroft, Jack Barrett, Rosil Benda, Tony Blair, Gene Brady, Lauretta Bruns, Thomas Burke, Clare Carter, Jack Carver, Marie Clyde, Don Cortez, John Cortez, Gordon Cross, Norman Curtis, Maxine Darrell, Jack Davis, Vance Elliott, Eva Farrell, Mildred Fenton, Dorothea Frank, Mack Gassl, Joe Gerhei, George Givot (as "Michael Bramleigh"), Irving Green, Harry Griffin, Cliff Hall, Betty Hamilton, Helen Hannan, Kal Hansen, Marion Harcke, Raymond Hitchkock, Meredith Howard, Virginia Howard, Josephine Huston, Joe Kaye, Irene Kelly, Hans Kiendl, Irene Kimmel, Meta Korbett, Tom Lannon, William Lilling, Ruth Marshal, Elsie Neal, Edith Nelson, Marion Nevins, Barbara Newberry, Marion Newberry, Jacqueline Paige, Myrtle Patterson, Jack Pearl, John Perkins, Gloria Pierre, Carl Randall, Lyda Roberti (as "Gita"), Wilma Roeloff, Kenneth Rogers, Eddie Ryan, Max Seidl, Billie Seward, Eleanor Shaler, Harry T. Shannon, George Shields, Barbara Smith, Gerald Oliver Smith (as "Dr. Richard Carter"), Robert Spencer, Harold Sternberg, Cynthia Thompson, Jimmy Thompson, Beau Tilden (as "Gentleman of the Ensemble"), Ruth Urban, Efin Vitis, Joe Wagner. Produced by Alex Aarons and Vinton Freedley.
  • (1933) Stage Play: Of Thee I Sing. Musical comedy (revival). Music by George Gershwin. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Book by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind. Musical Director: Eugene Fuerst. Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Costume Design by Charles Le Maire. Singing and dancing ensembles staged by George Hale. Book Directed by George S. Kaufman. Imperial Theatre: 5 May 1933- 10 Jun 1933 (32 performances). Cast: Betty Allen, Dave Allman, Florenz Ames (as "The French Ambassador"), Kathleen Ayres, Bruce Barclay, Vivian Barry, Leslie Bingham, Bobbie Brodsley, Lillian Burke, Robert Burton, Pete Chance, Ray Clarke, Dudley Clements (as "Matthew Arnold Fulton"), Gus Cooper, John Creighton, Tom Curley, Nancy Dolan, Tom Draak, Leon Dunar, Ann Ecklund, Helen Erickson, Frank Ericson, Jack Fago, Michael Forbes, Olgene Foster, Florence Fouchia, Virginia Franck, Frank Gagen, William Gaxton (as "John P. Wintergreen"), Yvonne Gray, Peggy Greene, Barbara Hamilton, Sulo Hevonpaa, Walter Hinger, Milton Hollander, Tana Kamp, Terry Lawlor, David Lawrence, Martin Le Roy, Lillian Lorray, George E. Mack, Martha Maggard, Mary Mascher, Doris May, John McCahill, Jake Vander Meuelen, Frank Miller, Harold Moffet (as "Francis X. Gilhooley"), Victor Moore (as "Alexander Throttlebottom"), George Murphy (as "Sam Jenkins"), Richard Neely, Hazzard Newberry, June O'Dea, Lilyan O'Jela, Ronald Perry, Irma Philbin, Jack Ray, Abe Reynolds, Ralph Riggs, Edward H. Robins, Ann Sothern (as "Mary Turner") [credited as Harriette Lake], Baun Sturtz, Peggy Thomas, Patricia Whitney, Jessica Worth. Produced by Sam Harris.
  • (1933) Stage Play: Let 'Em Eat Cake. Musical comedy. Book by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Music by George Gershwin. Music orchestrated by Edward Powell. Musical Director: William Daly. Dances and ensembles by Eugene Van Grona and Ned McGurn. Scenic Design by Albert R. Johnson. Directed by George S. Kaufman. Imperial Theatre: 21 Oct 1933- 6 Jan 1934 (90 performances). Cast: Kay Adams, Ruth Adams, Florenz Ames (as "Gen. Adam Snookfield, U.S.A."), Kathleen Ayres, Peggy Bancroft, Bruce Barclay, Vivian Barry, Paul Brachard, Alice Burrage (as "Mrs. Gilhooley"), Robert Burton, Gordon Clark, Ray Clarke, Dudley Clements (as "Matthew Arnold Fulton"), Charles Conklin (as "Secretary/Men's Ensemble"), Tom Curley, Nonie Dale, Gail Darling, Bryan Davis, Alyce Downey, Leon Dunar, Enes Early, Vance Elliott (as "Prison Guard/Men's Ensemble"), Louise Estes, Charles Flower, Consuelo Flowerton, Michael Forbes, Olgene Foster, Charles Fowler, Frank Gagen, William Gaxton (as "John P. Wintergreen"), Dorothy Graves, Yvonne Gray, Peggy Green, David Gross, Ethel Hampton, Evelyn Hannons, Tom Harris, Pat Hastings, Don Hudson, Viola Hunter, Amalie Ideal, Phil King, George Kirk (as "Lieutenant"), Terry Lawlor (as "Customer/Lady's Ensemble"), David Lawrence, Kay Lazell, Al LeFebevre, Betty Lee, Martin Leroy, Robert Lewis (as "Dignitary/Men's Ensemble"), Philip Loeb (as "Kruger"), Ed Loud, George E. Mack (as "Sen. Robert E. Lyons"), Mary Jo Matthews (as "Mrs. Fulton"), Harold Moffet (as "Francis X. Gilhooley"), Victor Moore (as "Alexander Throttlebottom"), Lois Moran (as "Mary Wintergreen"), Fred Nay, Richard Neely, Hazzard Newberry, Ruth Porter, Victor Pullman (as "Men's Ensemble"), Abe Reynolds (as "Louis Lippman"), Ralph Riggs (as "Chief Justice of the Supreme Court/President of the Union League Club"), W. Francis Robertson, Edward H. Robins, Martin Sheppard, Grenna Sloane, Steward Steppler, Harold Sternberg, Baun Sturtz, Richard Temple, Morris Tepper, Martha Tibbetts, Norman Van Emburgh, John Walsh, Elinor Witte, Wanda Wood, Grace Worth, Jessica Worth. Produced by Sam Harris.
  • (1934) Stage Play: Life Begins at 8:40. Musical revue. Music by Harold Arlen. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin and E.Y. Harburg. Comedy scenes directed by Philip Loeb. Principal director: John Murray Anderson. Winter Garden Theatre: 27 Aug 1934- 16 Mar 1935 (237 performances). Cast: Ray Bolger, Luella Gear (as "The Bride/The Rose/The Window Dresser's Wife/Agatha/Frou-Frou/Winnie Whittlebone/"I Couldn't Hold My Man" Singer/The First Lady Life Begins at City Hall"), Bert Lahr, Frances Williams, Eugene Ashley, Jack Barrett, Mary Bay, Regina Beck, Vicki Belling, Helen Bennett, George Bockman, Hazel Boffinger, Edward Browne, Sally Bynum, Mary Ann Carr, Noreen Carr, Jean Carson, Geri Chopin, Frances Comstock, Aida Conkey, Hope Dare, Maxine Darrell, Aline Davis, Brian Donlevy, Tom Draper, Dixie Dunbar, Helene Ecklund, William Ehlers, Marjorie Ezequelle, Charles Fowler, Darley Fuller, Peggy Gallimore, Williem Gerard, Sally Gibbs, Ilse Gronau, Kai Hansen, Pearl Harris, Winifred Harris (as "The Mother/Chin Up/Lydia Gooseberry/New Deal Ladies' Circle"), Josephine Houston, Mary Howard, Julie Jenner, Esther Junger, Jane Lane, Michael Logan, Arthur Manning, Adrienne Matzenauer, James McColl, Ethel Medsker, Jane Moxon, Ofelia & Pimento, Emmett Oldfield, Earl Oxford, Jessica Pepper, Gloria Pierre, Sid Salzer, Betty Schlaffer, Josephine Schwarz, Bartlett Simmons, Grena Sloan, Jack Starr, Donald Stewart, Sherry Stuart, Anya Taranda, Peggy Thomas, Ethel Thorsen, Walter Wahl, Mildred Webb, The Charles Weidman Dancers, Grover Whalen, Robert Wildhack. Produced by Lee Shubert and J.J. Shubert.
  • (1934) Stage Play: Thumbs Up! Musical revue. Music by James F. Hanley and Henry Sullivan. Based on material by H.I. Phillips, Harold Atteridge and Alan Baxter. Lyrics by Ballard MacDonald and Earle Crooker. Musical Director: Gene Salzer. Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek, Conrad Salinger and David Raksin. Vocal arrangements by Jane Pickens. Additional music by Vernon Duke, Gerald Marks and Steve Child. Additional lyrics by Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin, Karl Stark, Jean Herbert, James F. Hanley, John Murray Anderson and Irving Caesar. Choreographed by Robert Alton. Directed by Edward C. Lilley. St. James Theatre: 27 Dec 1934- 11 May 1935 (156 performances). Cast: Margaret Adams, Robert Alan, Louene Ambrosius, Adrian Anthony, Sheila Barrett, Helen Bent, Prescott Brown, Hugh Cameron, William Chandler, George Church, Bobby Clark, Jack Cole, The Delmars, The Demnati Troupe, Henry Dick, Ray Dooley, Eddie Dowling, Paul Draper, Alice Dudley, Althea Elder, Dolly Falla, Holly Falla, Dionne Farrelle, John Fearnley, Agnes Franey, Emerson Frone, Ruben Garcia, Eddie Garr, Sandra Gould, Dawn Greenwood, Eunice Healy, Rose King, Don Knobloch, Hal Le Roy, Phyllis Lind, Lucy Mann, Vida Manuel, Yvonne Marchand, Irene McBride, Paul McCullough, Howard Morgan, J. Harold Murray, Joan Nelson, Frances Nevins, Ruth Nicholson, Barnett Parker, Helen Pickens, Jane Pickens, Patti Pickens, Frances Rand, Stanley Rash, Marty Rhiele, Beth Roland, Al Sexton, Phil Shaw, Marion Vannemann, Billie Worth. Produced by Eddie Dowling.
  • (1935) Stage Play: Porgy and Bess. Musical/opera. Produced by The Theatre Guild.
  • (2012-2013 Season) George Gershwin and his musical, "My One and Only," was performed at the Marriott Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Andrew Lupp and Ted Louis Levy in the cast. Tammy Mader was choreographer.
  • (1936) Stage Play: Ziegfeld Follies of 1936 [Return engagement]. Musical revue. Music by Vernon Duke. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Based on material by David Freeman. Musical Director: John McManus. Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek, Conrad Sallinger, Robert Russell Bennett and Don Walker. Additional Orchestrations by Conrad Sallinger, Russell Bennett, Don Walker and Will Vodery. Scenic Design and Costume Design by Vincente Minnelli. Sketches directed by Eddie Dowling. Ballets directed by George Balanchine. Directed by John Murray Anderson. Winter Garden Theatre: 14 Sep 1936- 19 Dec 1936 (112 performances). Produced by Billie Burke Ziegfeld.
  • (1927) George Gershwin and his musical, "Oh, Kay!", was performed at His Majesty's Theatre in London, England with Gertrude Lawrence, Claude Hulbert and Harold French in the cast.
  • (September 11, 1924 - December 1924) George Gershwin, Guy Bolton, George Grossmith and his musical, "Primrose", was performed at the Winter Garden Theatre in London, England with Margaret Hicklin, Claude Hulbert, Vera Lennox, Leslie Henson, Percy Heming and Heather Thatcher in the cast.
  • (May 26, 1925 - September 1925) George Gershwin and his musical, "Tell Me More", was performed at the Winter Garden Theatre in London, England with Heather Thatcher, Leslie Henson, Elsa MacFarlane, Arthur Margetson, Ada Palmer, Claude Hulbert, Vera Lennox, Sylvia Hawkes, Muriel Barnby, George De Warfaz, Guy Fane and Ernest A. Graham in the cast.
  • (April 14, 1926 - June 1926) George Gershwin and his musical, "Lady, Be Good!", was performed at the Empire Theatre in London, England with Fred Astaire, Adele Astaire, Cyril Stowell, George Vollaire, Buddy Lee, William Kent, Roy Emerton, Sylvia Leslie, Irene Russell, Glori Beaumont and Ewart Scott in the cast.
  • (August 31, 1926 - November 1926) George Gershwin, Guy Bolton and his musical, "Tip-Toes", was performed at the Winter Garden Theatre in London, England with Laddie Cliff, Dorothy Dickson, John Kirkby, Vera Bryer, Evan Thomas, Allen Kearns, Peggy Beaty and Lovely Lee in the cast.
  • (1928) George Gershwin and his musical, "Lady Be Good", was performed at the Leeds Empire Theatre in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England with Gerald Seymour, Vera Vere, C. Denier Warren, Nina Barry, Dorothy Graham and Alec Johnstone in the cast.
  • (2010 - 2011) George Gershwin and his musical, "Porgy and Bess", was performed at the Court Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Sean Blake and Bethany Thomas in the cast. Charlie Newell was the director. Doug Peck was the musical director.
  • (1943) Stage Play: Lady in the Dark. Musical (revival). Book by Moss Hart. Music by Kurt Weill. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Musical Director: Maurice Abravanel. Choreographed by Albertina Rasch. Production Design by Hassard Short. Lighting Design by Hassard Short. Scenic Design by Harry Horner. Costume Design by Irene Sharaff. Gowns Designed by Hattie Carnegie. Assistant to Mr. Horner: Lester Polakov and Dick Bernstein. Assistant to Miss Sharaff: Brion. Press Representative: John Peter Toohey and Marian Byram. General Stage Manager: William McFadden. Directed by Moss Hart. Broadway Theatre: 27 Feb 1943- 15 May 1943 (110 performances). Cast: Gertrude Lawrence (as "Liza Elliott"), Adelaide Abbot (as "Mapleton High Glee Club"), Lynn Alden (as "Jack/Mapleton High Glee Club"), Robert Allen [credited as Bob Allen](as "Child"), Bonnie Baker (as "Child"), Lee Bergere (as "Ben Butler"), Ken Black (as "Mapleton High Glee Club"), Anne Bracken (as "Child"), Ingeborg Bransen (as "Mapleton High Glee Club"), Eric Brotherson (as "Russell Paxton"), Edward Browne (as "Joe, an office boy/Alberta Rasch Group Dancer"), Rita Charise (as "Alberta Rasch Group Dancer"), Jack Collins (as "Mapleton High Glee Club"), Jean Cumming (as "Mapleton High Glee Club"), Margaret Dale (as "Maggie Grant"), 'Richard D'Arcy' (as "Alberta Rasch Group Dancer"), Arthur Davies (as "Soloist/Mapleton High Glee Club"), Phyllis De Bus (as "Child"), Joyce Doncaster (as "Mapleton High Glee Club"), Rose Marie Elliott (as "Ruthie, a model/Mapleton High Glee Club"), Nikolai Fatula (as "Alberta Rasch Group Dancer"), Sally Ferguson (as "Child"), Matthew Ferrugio (as "Mapleton High Glee Club"), Margaret Gibson (as "Carol, a model/Alberta Rasch Group Dancer"), Richard Hale (as "Dr. Brooks"), Anne Helm (as "Alberta Rasch Group Dancer"), Christine Horn (as "Marcia, a model/Alberta Rasch Group Dancer"), Jane Irving (as "Barbara/Mapleton High Glee Club"), Warren Jones (as "Soloist/Mapleton High Glee Club"), Ann Lee (as "Alison Du Bois"), Joan Lee (as "Alberta Rasch Group Dancer"), John Leslie (as "Kendall Nesbitt"), June MacLaren (as "Alberta Rasch Group Dancer"), Hugh Marlowe (as "Charley Johnson"), George Martin (as "Alberta Rasch Group Dancer"), Scott Merrill (as "Alberta Rasch Group Dancer"), Byron Milligan (as "Soloist/Mapleton High Glee Club"), Adrienne Moore (as "Miss Stevens"), Willard Parker (as "Randy Curtis"), Louise Pearl (as "Child"), Fred Perrone (as "Mapleton High Glee Club"), Gedda Petry (as "Miss Foster"), Nicholas Saunders (as "Liza's Father"), John Scott (as "Alberta Rasch Group Dancer"), Jeanne Shelby (as "Miss Bowers"), Alla Shishkina (as "Alberta Rasch Group Dancer"), Janice Smith (as "Child"), Walter Stane (as "Tom, an office boy/Alberta Rasch Group Dancer"), Edward Tappa (as "Child"), William Welch (as "Child"), Florence White (as "Mapleton High Glee Club"), Florence Wyman (as "Mapleton High Glee Club"), Helene Young (as "Helen, a model"), Edwin Ziegler (as "Mapleton High Glee Club"). Replacement actors: Jane Davies (as "Barbara"), Wayne Walker (as "Mapleton High Glee Club"), Geoffrey Warren (as "Mapleton High Glee Club/Soloist"), Lester Wolf (as "Mapleton High Glee Club). Produced by Sam Harris. Note: Filmed by Paramount Pictures as Lady in the Dark (1944).
  • (August 27, 1934 - March 16, 1935) Broadway: "Life Begins at 8:40". Lyrics by Ira Gershwin and E.Y. Harburg. Principal director: John Murray Anderson. Winter Garden Theatre; 237 performances.
  • (November 12, 2011 - February 26, 2012) George Gershwin and his musical, "Porgy and Bess", was performed at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway in New York City with Audra McDonald (played "Bess"), Norm Lewis (played "Porgy") and David Alan Grier in the cast.
  • (1968) George Gershwin and his musical, "Lady Be Good", was performed at the Saville Theatre in London, England with Aimi MacDonald, Lionel Blair, Joe Baker and Norman Warwick in the cast. Hugh Goldie was the director.
  • (2001) George Gershwin and his musical, "My One and Only", was performed in a Chichester Festival Production at the Chichester Festival Theatre in Chichester, West Sussex, England with Janie Dee, Tim Flavin, Hilton McRae, Richard Lloyd King, Richard Calkin, Anna Jane Casey and Heather Douglas in the cast. Loveday Ingram was the director.
  • (2002) George Gershwin and his musical, "My One and Only", was performed in a 2001 Chichester Festival Production at the Piccadilly Theatre in London, England with Janie Dee, Tim Flavin, Hilton McRae, Richard Calkin, Jenny Galloway and Richard Lloyd King in the cast. Loveday Ingram was the director.
  • (1992) George Gershwin and his musical, "Crazy for You," was performed at the Sam S. Schubert Theatre on Broadway in New York City with John Hillner, Michele Pawk, and Bruce Adler in the cast. Mike Ockrent was director.
  • (1993) George Gershwin and his musical, "Crazy for You," was performed at the Prince Edward Theatre in London, England with Kirby Ward, Ruthie Henshall, Chris Langham, Don Fellows, Amanda Prior, Shaun Scott, and Avril Angers in the cast. Mike Ockrent was director.
  • (1994) George Gershwin and his musical, "Crazy for You," was performed at the Sam S. Schubert Theatre on Broadway in New York City with Harry Groener, Karen Ziemba, and Bruce Adler in the cast. Mike Ockrent was director.
  • (2012-2013 Season) His musical, "My One and Only," was performed at the Marriott Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Andrew Lupp and Ted Louis Levy in the cast. Tammy Mader was choreographer.
  • (1997) Kurt Weill, Moss Hart, and his musical, "Lady in the Dark," was performed in a Royal National Theatre production at the Lyttelton Theatre in London, England with Maria Friedman, Hugh Ross, Charlotte Cornwell, James Dreyfus, Adrian Dunbar, and Paul Shelley in the cast. Francesca Zambello was director.
  • (2002) George Gershwin and his musical, "My One and Only," was performed at the Piccadilly Theatre in London, England with Janie Dee, Tim Flavin, and Hilton McRae in the cast. Loveday Ingram was director.
  • (1999) George Gershwin and his musical, "Broadway's Best Sing Gershwin," was performed at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Maureen Brennan, George Dvorsky, Lee Roy Reams, Darcie Roberts, and Jim Walton in the cast.
  • (2002) George Gershwin and his musical, "My One and Only," was performed at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with John Scherer, Jeana Schweppe, Adrian Bailey, Michael James Leslie and Sean McCourt in the cast.
  • (2011) George Gershwin and his musical, "Crazy for You," was performed at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Bill Bateman, Michael Brian Dunn, and Natalie Joy in the cast.
  • (1988) George Gershwin and his musical, "My One and Only," was performed at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with George Dvorsky and Tia Riebling in the cast.
  • (1928) George Gershwin and his musical, "Oh Kay," was performed at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • (1933) George Gershwin, George S. Kaufman, Morrie Ryskind and his musical, "Of Thee I Sing," was performed at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • (October 10, 1932) He was lyricist for the musical, "Of Thee I Sing," at the 46th Street Theatre in New York City.
  • (January 15, 1933) He was lyricist for the musical comedy, "Of Thee I Sing," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Oscar Shaw, Harriette Lake, Donald Meek, Cecil Lean, Abe Reynolds, William J. Pringle, Georgette Lampsi, Francis Pierlot, Paul Everton, Gaile Darling, Al Sexton, Audrey Christie, Tommy Texas, Sergeant Reynolds, John Cherry, Jeannette Marion, Adrian Rosley and Tommy Thompson in the cast. Georgie Hale was choreographer. Jo Mielziner was set designer. Weld and Charles LeMaire were costume designers. George S. Kaufman was director. Sam H. Harris was producer. George Gershwin composed music. George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind wrote the book.
  • (December 26, 1931) He was lyricist for the musical, "Of Thee I Sing," at the Music Box Theatre in New York City.
  • (November 24, 1942) Moss Hart, Kurt Weill and his musical, "Lady in the Dark," was performed at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Gertrude Lawrence in the cast.
  • (October 9, 1952) He and Du Bose Hayward wrote the music and lyrics for the musical, "Porgy and Bess," at the Stoll Theatre in London, England.
  • (May 17, 1954) He and Du Bose Hayward wrote the music and lyrics for the musical, "Porgy and Bess," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Leontyne Price (Bess); LeVern Hutcherson (Porgy); Cab Calloway (Sportin Life); Helen Dowdy; Irene Williams; Elizabeth Foster; Georgia Burke; Helen Colbert; Joseph James; William Veasey; Leslie Scott; John McCurry; Howard Roberts; Moses LaMarr; Sam Kasakoff; Helen Thigpen; Catherine Ayres; Jerry Laws; Sherman Sneed; and Ray Yeates in the cast. Du Bose and Dorothy Heyward wrote the book. George Gershwin was composer. Wolfgang Roth was set designer. Jed Mace was costume designer. Eva Jessye was choral director. Alexander Smallens was conductor. Robert Breen was director. Blevins Davis and Robert Breen were producers.
  • (March 10, 1953) He and Du Bose Hayward wrote the music and lyrics for the musical, "Porgy and Bess," at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York City for 305 performances.
  • (1987-1988 Season) George Gershwin and his musical, "My One and Only," was performed at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with George Dvorsky and Donna Kane in the cast. Richard Casper was director. Patti D'Beck was choreographer. Mark Goodman was musical director. Adrianne Lobel and Tony Walton were scenic designers. Marc B. Weiss was lighting designer. Guy Geoly was costume designer.
  • (July 1988) He was lyricist for the musical, "My One and Only," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine. George Gershwin was composer. Peter Stone and Timothy S. Mayer wrote the book.
  • (July 2007) He was lyricist for the musical, "Crazy for You," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Rue McClanahan, Jeffrey Dunman and Beverly Ward in the cast. George Gershwin was composer. Ken Ludwig wrote the book.
  • (September 18 to November 22, 1992) He was lyricist for the musical, "Of Thee I Sing," in The Arena Stage Theatre production at the Kreeger Theater in Washington D.C. George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind wrote the book. Douglas C. Wager was director. George Gershwin was composer.
  • (April 22 to June 1, 2014) He and George Gershwin wrote the music and lyrics for the musical, "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Dubose and Dorothy Heyward wrote the original book. Suzan-Lori Parks adapted the book. Diedre L. Murray adapted the musical score. Diane Paulus was director. Emilio Sosa was costume designer.
  • (2015-2016 season) Ira Gershwin and his musical, "Nice Work If You Can Get It," was performed at the Theatre at the Centre in Chicago, Illinois. Danny Herman was choreographer. Brenda Winstead was costume designer.
  • (2016 to 2017 season) George Gershwin and his musical, "Crazy for You," was performed at the Drury Lane Productions Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Clyde Alves (Bobby Child) and Larry Adams (Bela Zangler) in the cast. Matthew Crowle was director and choreographer.
  • (1984 to 1985 season) He was composer for the musical, "Hang On To Me," at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater, 725 Vineland Place, Minneapolis, Minnesota with Werner Klemperer and Marianne Tatum in the cast. Maxim Gorky wrote the book, "Summerfolk." George Gershwin was also composer. Maria M. Markof-Belaeff and Peter Sellars were translators. Peter Sellars was also director. Adrienne Lobel was set designer. Dunya Ramicova was costume designer. Craig Smith was music director.
  • (November 7, 2017 to January 14, 2018) He was composer and lyricist for the musical, "Crazy for You," at the Signature Theatre in Arlington, Virginia with Sean Bell (Perkins; Billy, Nevada Miner and Cowboy); Demoya Watson Brown (Louise, Follie's Girl); Kurt Boehm (Fight Captain; Mingo, Nevada Miner and Cowboy); Cole Burden (Lank Hawkins); Jennifer Cordiner (Betsy, Follie's Girl); Tricia Desario (Margie, Follie's Girl); Natascia Diaz (Irene Roth); Sherri L. Edelen (Mother/Patricia Fodor); Danny Gardner (Bobby Child); Colleen Hayes (Patsy, Follie's Girl); Andre Hinds (Custus, Nevada Miner and Cowboy); Elise Kowalick (Vera, Follie's Girl); Robert Mintz (Jimmy, Nevada Cowboy and Miner); Georgina Moore (Sheila, Follie's Girl); Corinne Munsch (Mitzi, Follie's Girl); A.Ross Neal (Moose, Nevada Miner and Cowboy); Maria Rizzo (Tess, Follie's Girl); Robbie Roby (Dance Captain; Wyatt, Nevada Miner and Cowboy); Thomas Adrian Simpson (Eugene Fodor; Pete, Nevada Miner and Cowboy); Bobby Smith (Bela Zangler); Harrison Smith (Sam, Nevada Miner and Cowboy); Ashley Spencer (Polly Baker) and Harry A. Winter (Everett Baker) in the cast. George Gershwin was also composer and lyricist. Ken Ludwig was writer. Ken Ludwig and Mike Ockrent were developers. Guy Bolton and John McGowan was original developer. Roger Horchow and Elizabeth Williams were original Broadway producers. Susan Stroman was original Broadway choreographer. Paul Tate Depoo III was scenic designer. Tristan Raines was costume designer. Jason Lyons was lighting designer. Ryan Hickey was sound designer. Leah Loukas was wig designer. Laura Stanczyk was New York Casting director. Walter Ware III was Washington D.C. casting director. William David Brohn was orchestra manager. Kerry Epstein was production stage manager. Jessica Skelton was assistant stage manager. Kelly Crandall D'Amboise was associate director. Robbie Roby was also associate choreographer. Ricky Drummond was assistant director. Matthew Gardiner was director and associate artistic director. Jim Gross was production manager. Joe Calarco was resident director and director of New Works. DAvid Zobell was director of education. Christine Stanley was director of advancement and planning. Jennifer Buzzell was director of marketing and sales. Barb Auld was director of finance and administration. Jon Kalbfleisch was music director and conductor. Denis Jones was choreographer. Marty Nau played Reed 1. Ben Bakor played Reed 2. Lee Lachman played Reed 3. Kelsey Mine played Reed 4. Chris Walker played trumpet 1. Davy DeArmond played Trumpet 2. Adam McColley played trombone. Daniel Pendley played trombone and tuba. Jim Roberts played guitar. Max Murray played bass. Paul Keesling played drums. Lee Hinkle played percussion. Jacob Kidder played keyboard 1. Alexander Greenberg played keyboard 2. Eric Schaeffer was artistic director.

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