The Desert Song

Operetta - Original

Casino Theatre (November 30, 1926 - October 08, 1927)
Century Theatre (October 10, 1927 - November 05, 1927)
Imperial Theatre (November 07, 1927 - January 07, 1928)
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  • Opening Date: November 30, 1926
  • Closing Date: January 7, 1928
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 471

Lyrics: Frank Mandel, Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto Harbach

Book: Frank Mandel, Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto Harbach

Music: Sigmund Romberg


Pierre, the seemingly mild-mannered son of a French general, masquerades as the "Red Shadow," the leader of a group of Arab bandits in the Middle East, in order to have adventures and seduce his beloved Margot.


Opening Night Cast

Albert Baron Sergeant La Vergne
Nellie Breen Susan
Eddie Buzzell Benjamin Kidd
Rachel May Clark Neri
Glen Dale Captain Paul Fontaine
Charles Davis Sergeant DuBassac
Edmund Elton General Birabeau
Lyle Evans Ali Ben Ali
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Opening Night Production Credits

Oscar Hammerstein II Oscar Hammerstein II Book
  Otto Harbach Book
  Frank Mandel Book
  Sigmund Romberg Music
Oscar Hammerstein II Oscar Hammerstein II Lyrics
  Otto Harbach Lyrics
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1926 - 1927

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