Jerome Kern recordings

Oh Lady! Lady!! (1918)

An Musical Comedy in Three Acts

Music by Jerome Kern; Book and lyrics by Guy Bolton & P.G. Wodehouse
Script Edited by Tom Petiet

COL05P-2C   OH, LADY! LADY!! with dialog................$20
COL05P-1M   OH, LADY! LADY!! Music only................$15
Concert performance, with dialog or music only. Duo piano accomp.

Oh Lady, Lady!
Overture............................................................................ Mr. Aceto & Mr. Johnson

ACT 1

Opening Chorus "To Be Married Today"........................ Molly and Chorus
Not Yet (1)........................................................................ Molly and Willoughby
Do It Now......................................................................... Hale, Spike, and Willoughby
Bill ‡.................................................................................. Molly and Girls
Our Little Nest.................................................................. Spike and Fanny
Oh Lady!, Lady!............................................................... Willoughby and Girls
You found me and I found you....................................... May and Hale
Finale Act I (2)................................................................. the Ensemble

ACT 2

Opening Act II, Moon Song............................................. Clarette and Chorus
Waiting around the corner.............................................. May and Boys
When the ships come home............................................. Molly and Girls
Melodrama....................................................................... Molly and Willoughby
Before I met you............................................................... Molly and Willoughby
Greenwich Village............................................................. Willoughby, Spike, and Fanny
Wheatless Day................................................................... Hale and May
It’s a Hard, Hard world.................................................... Willoughby, Hale and Cyril
Finale Ultimo..................................................................... The Ensemble
‡ denotes song was cut before Broadway run

Appendix:
Do Look At Him (replaced "Bill" during tryouts)
The Sun Starts to Shine Again – cut
(originally "Land Where the Good Songs Go, from MISS 1917) sung by Molly & Girls
Those Dear Old Prison Days – cut –Sung by Spike and Fanny

(1) Originally "You're the only girl he loves" from Polish Wedding (1912)
(2) "Jubilate" introduction later used as "The Love Parade" from The Cat and the Fiddle (1931)

Cast

Molly Farringdon............................................................................ Lynn Bishop
Willoughby Finch "Bill" ................................................................. David Troiano
Hale Underwood, Bill’s best friend................................................ Greg Wakefield
Spike Hudgins, Willoughby Finch's valet...................................... Dennis Eagle
Fanny Welch, a pickpocket............................................................ Kim Parr
May Barber, Bill’s former fiancee................................................... Kristin Walukas
Cyril Twombly, a private eye........................................................... Tom Petiet
William Watty, a gentleman of social standing............................. Bob Douglas
Mrs. Farringdon, Molly’s mother.................................................... Pat Petiet
Miss Marie Schino........................................................................... Katie Cilluffo
Miss Clarette Cup............................................................................ Milena Grubor
Narrated by George Valenta

Ensemble: Lynn Bishop, Katie Cilluffo, Kim Dolanski, Liz Filios, Suzanne Galer, Milena Grubor, Diane McEwen-Martin, Kim Parr, Kristin Walukas, Bob Douglas, Dennis Eagle, Tom Petiet. David Troiano, Greg Wakefield

Music Director ............................................................................... Adam Aceto
Personnel Mgr. and Repetetieur .................................................. Patrick Johnson
Script restoration and new narration by....................................... Tom Petiet


Adam Aceto and Patrick Johnson at the two pianos

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