Blackbirds of 1933

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Blackbirds of 1933
Music Mann Holiner, Alberta Nichols, Ned Washington, Joseph Young and Victor Young
Lyrics Mann Holiner, Alberta Nichols, Joseph Young, Ned Washington and Victor Young
Book Nat N. Dorfman, Mann Holiner and Lew Leslie
Productions 1933 Broadway

Blackbirds of 1933 is a musical revue that debuted Dec 2, 1933 at the Apollo Theatre in New York. It featured the premiere of the Joseph Young/Ned Washington standard "A Hundred Years From Today."


Blackbirds of 1933 was a follow-up to Blackbirds of 1928.


The original Broadway production opened at Apollo Theater on December 2, 1933 and ran for 25 performances. It was staged by Lew Leslie and featured scenic design by Mabel A. Buell. The opening night cast featured James Thomas Boxwill, Pike Davis' Continental Orchestra, Eddie Hunter, Brady Jackson, John Mason, Blue McAllister, Lionel Monagas, Kathryn Perry, Speedy Smith, Slappy Wallace, Henry Williams, Edith Wilson and Worthy & Thompson.

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