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Oh, Kay! musical (1926)

Composer – G. Gershwin, lyrics by I. Gershwin. Writers – G. Bolton & P.G. Wodehouse. It premiered on November 1926 at the Imperial Theatre stage. Closure took place in June 1927 after 256 performances. Director – J. Harwood. Choreographer – S. Lee. The histrionics had such cast: G. O. Smith, G. Lawrence, O. Shaw, S. Beaumont, V. Moore, H. Dixon, F. Gardiner, H. Shannon & C. Carpenter. The London premiere took place in September 1927 at His Majesty's Theatre scene. 213 performances have been shown. Several years after, this show was re-considered, rearranged & renamed onto ‘Nice Work If You Can Get It’.

Musical went in Century Theatre in two weeks of January 1928 with 16 performances. Director – H. Howell, choreographer – S. Lee. Cast: J. Sanderson, F. Crumit, C. D. Brown, B. Swanson, S. Camp, F. Gardiner, F. Harper, J. E. Young & H. Arden. The musical also was staged from April 1960 in East 74th Street Theatre for 89 exhibitions. The cast included: M. Stevens, D. Daniels & B. West amongst others. In 1978, the musical was staged in the Canadian Royal Alexandra Theatre.

The show took place in Richard Rodgers Theatre & Lunt-Fontanne from Nov. 1990 to Apr. 1991 with 77 plays. Only black actors were in the cast. The director & choreographer was D. Siretta. Adaptation of the script was made by J. Racheff. Cast: B. S. Mitchell, A. Teek, S. W. Mathis, A. Barton, T. Tunie, K. Ramsey, H. A. Cooper. In 1997, the show was hosted by the Barbican Centre. The spectacular with black actors won Theatre World aw., and was nominated for Drama Desk & Tony, but didn’t win these.
Release date: 1926
Last Update:June, 25th 2016

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