Theatre Information

Edison Theatre (New York, NY)
240 W. 47th St.

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Me and Bessie Production Information


October 18, 1975 (2 previews)


October 22, 1975

Closing:December 05, 1976
# Performances:453
Theatres: Ambassador Theatre (New York, NY)
10/18/1975 - 11/29/1975

Edison Theatre (New York, NY)
12/3/1975 - 12/5/1976

Production Type:Original Production
Production Status:
Run Type:Open Run


Other Productions of Me and Bessie

1975   Broadway Original Broadway Production
1977   US Tour National Tour
US Tour


Audio Recordings

1975  Original Broadway Cast

Show Information

SHOW TYPE: Musical

Score Overview

The following is a list of songs in the show or that have been included in the show in various versions:

Main Program

I Feel Good
God Shall Wipe All the Tears Away
Moan You Moaners
New Orleans Hop Scop Blues
Romance in the Dark
a.k.a. In the Dark
Preach Them Blues
a.k.a. Preachin' the Blues
A Good Man Is Hard to Find
'T Ain't Nobody's Biz-ness If I Do
a.k.a. Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do [i]
a.k.a. T'Ain't Nobodys Bizness If I Do
a.k.a. Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do [ii]
a.k.a. Tain't Nobodys Bizness If I Do
Gimme a Pigfoot and a Bottle of Beer
a.k.a. Gimme a Pigfoot (and a Bottle of Beer)
a.k.a. Gimme a Pig Foot
Put It Right Here
You've Been a Good Old Wagon
a.k.a. You've Been a Good Ole Wagon
Trombone Cholly
Jazzbro Brown
After You've Gone
There'll Be a Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight
a.k.a. Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight
Empty Bed Blues
Kitchen Man
Mama Don't 'Low
a.k.a. Mama Don' 'Low
Do Your Duty
Dink's Song
a.k.a. Fare Thee Well
Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out
The Man's Alright