A Night in Spain

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Cover sheet to the revue's libretto

A Night in Spain is a musical revue with a book by Harold R. Atteridge, music by Jean Schwartz and lyrics by Al Bryan. Additional music and lyrics were contributed by Phil Baker, Sid Silvers and Ted Healy. The revue was presented on Broadway in 1927 for a total of 174 performances.

Production[edit]

A great deal of information is available about the production in 'Nobody's Stooge' by Ted Healy published in 2015 for those wishing learn about the production.[1] The cast included Phil Baker, Ted Healy and Norma Terris. Marion Harris appeared in the Broadway production at the Winter Garden Theatre.[2] Smaller roles were taken by Sid Silvers, Helen Kane (the Boop-Boop-a-Doop Girl) and Shemp Howard (of the Three Stooges).

The show opened at the 44th Street Theatre on May 3, 1927, then transferred to the Winter Garden Theatre on October 10, 1927 and closed on November 12, 1927. It was produced by the Shubert Brothers, directed by Gertrude Hoffmann and Charles Judels, with additional dances choreographed by Ralph Reader

Musical numbers[edit]

Act 1
  • Argentine
  • International Vamp
  • De Dum Dum
  • The Sky Girl
  • C'est Vous
  • Promenade the Esplanade
  • My Rose in Spain
  • Rainy Day Pal (by Baker and Silvers)
  • Love and Kisses (from Baby to You) (by Baker and Silvers)
  • Columbus and Isabella
Act 2
  • Hot Hot Honey
  • Under the Clover Moon (by Ted Healy)
  • A Spanish Shawl
  • The Nocturn
  • The Curfew Walk
  • Bambazoola
  • A Million Eyes

Also:

References[edit]

  • original 1927 Theatre program for A Night in Spain (44th Street version), which lists acts, song titles, and performers
  • original 1927 Theatre program for A Night in Spain (Winter Garden version), which lists acts, song titles, and performers
  1. ^ The New York Times, May 1, 1927. Sunday Edition. Display #112
  2. ^ "Marion Harris". Retrieved 2010-03-06. 
  3. ^ http://www.redhotjazz.com/lyman.html

External links[edit]

  • [1] IBDB entry for A Night in Spain
  • [2] Another IBDB entry for A Night in Spain
  • [3] Article which mentions Ted Healy's appearance in A Night in Spain