Memphis Bound!

Musical - Original

Broadway Theatre (May 24, 1945 - June 09, 1945)
Belasco Theatre (June 11, 1945 - June 23, 1945)
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  • Opening Date: May 24, 1945
  • Closing Date: June 23, 1945
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 36

Lyrics: Don Walker

Music: Don Walker

Book: Sally Benson, Albert Wineman Barker


A 19th-century group of black performers are marooned when their Memphis-bound ship hits a sandbar, so they put on a performance of H.M.S. Pinafore to raise money for the ship's release.


Opening Night Cast

Ada Brown Mrs. Paradise
Thelma Carpenter Henny Paradise
Billy Daniels Roy Baggott
Sheila Guyse Lily Valentine
Ida James Penny Paradise
Avon Long Winfield Carter
Bill Robinson Pilot Meriwether
Ann Robinson Chloe
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Albert Wineman Barker Book
  Sally Benson Book
  Don Walker Music
  H. Clay Warnick Music
  Don Walker Lyrics
  H. Clay Warnick Lyrics
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