Whoopee!

Musical - Original

New Amsterdam Theatre

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  • Opening Date: December 4, 1928
  • Closing Date: November 23, 1929
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 407

Lyrics: Gus Kahn

Music: Walter Donaldson

Book: William Anthony McGuire

Synopsis

A hypochondriac seeking a cure for his health in California inadvertently elopes with a rancher's daughter who is avoiding marriage to a sheriff but in love with an American Indian, causing plenty of comic complications in this musical farce.

 

Opening Night Cast

Eddie Cantor Henry Williams
Jean Ackerman Estelle
Josephine Adair Mable
Sylvia Adam Ma-ta-pe
Olive Brady Pearl
Eleanor
Katherine Burke Irene
Chief Caupolican Black Eagle
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Opening Night Production Credits

  William Anthony McGuire Book
  Walter Donaldson Music
  Gus Kahn Lyrics
  Seymour Felix Director
  Seymour Felix Dance and Ensemble Staging
  William Anthony McGuire Dialogue Staging
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1928 - 1929

 
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