Theatre Information

London Coliseum (London, )
(Charing Cross)- St. Martin's Lane
London,

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Blackbirds of 1934 Production Information


Opening:

August 25, 1934

Closing:unknown
# Performances:193
Theatres: London Coliseum (London, )
8/25/1934 - ?

Production Type:Original Production
Production Status:
Run Type:Open Run
Market:West End
Intermissions:1
 


Other Productions of Blackbirds of 1934


1934   West End 1934 Edition [London]
West End

 

 

Show Information

SHOW TYPE: Revue

OTHER TITLES:

  • Blackbirds of 1933 (edition title)
  • Blackbirds of 1934 (edition title)

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

Prologue
A Street in Harlem
A Harlem Flat
Another Harlem Flat
An Audition Backstage
Great Gettin' Up Mornin'
a.k.a. In That Great Getting Up Morning
I'm Walkin' the Chalk Line
What Price Accident?
I Just Couldn't Take It, Baby
Harlem Bridge
Your Mother's Son-in-Law
Design for Harlem
Tappin' the Barrel
Emperor Bones
Victim of the Voodoo Drums
Voodoo Pageant
Mikado in Harlem
Gentlemen of Japan
Minstrel Man
Three Little Maids from School
Ensemble
Doin' the Shim Sham
On the Spot
A Hundred Years from Today
Maedchen Without Uniform
Pullman Porters on Parade
Let Me Be Born Again
Concentrate a Little on Love
Bill Robinson and His Shadow
What--No Dixie?
a.k.a. What, No Dixie?
No Dinner at Eight
Finale

Cut during Boston tryout

Making History
Roll Them Bones
We're in the Chain Gang Now
I've Got 'Em on My List
Big Black Block
The Punishment Fit the Crime
Just a Song and Dance

Added after Broadway opening

St. James Infirmary
Rhapsody in Blue
Papa-De-Da-Da
a.k.a. Papa De Da Da
a.k.a. Papa De Dah Dah
Christmas Night in Harlem
Moonglow
a.k.a. Moon Glow

Added to the London production

Southern Melodies
a.k.a. Down South
Honeymooners
Walter Batie & Bardu Ali
Playing According to Hoyle
The Four Cobs
Statler Service
Ladies
Picking a Plot
Peg Leg Bates
The Imposter