Let 'Em Eat Cake

Original Broadway Production (1933)

Production Info

Opening October 21, 1933
Closing: January 6, 1934
Length of Run: 90 perf.
Run Type: Open-ended

Location Info

Market: Broadway
Location: New York, NY

Credits Highlights

See full list

...
Book Staging
...
Dances and Ensembles

Cast

...
Gen. Adam Snookfield, U.S.A.
...
Trixie Flynn
...
Francis X. Gilhooley
...
Louis Lippman
...
Mary Wintergreen
...
John P. Wintergreen
...
The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
...
Alexander Throttlebottom
...
Kruger
...
John P. Tweedledee

Musical Numbers

Act One

  • Overture
  • Wintergreen for President .... Ensemble
  • Tweedledee for President .... Ensemble
  • Union Square .... Ensemble
  • Down With Everyone That's Up .... Kruger and Agitators
  • Shirts by Millions .... Wives and Ensemble
  • Comes the Revolution .... Throttlebottom and Ensemble
  • Mine .... Wintergreen, Mary and Ensemble
  • Climb Up the Social Ladder .... Mary, Wives and Ensemble
  • Cloistered from the Noisy City .... President of the Union League Club and Club Members
  • On and On and On .... Wintergreen, Mary and Ensemble
  • Finale
    • Double Dummy Drill
    • Let 'Em Eat Cake .... Wintergreen and Company

Act Two

  • Blue, Blue, Blue .... Wives and Ensemble
  • Who's the Greatest––––––? ..... Wintergreen and Ensemble
  • No Comprenez, No Capish .... League of Nations
  • When the Judges Doff the Ermine .... Chief Justice and Blue Shirts
  • The Trial of Throttlebottom
    • That's What He Did .... Throttlebottom, Kruger and Ensemble
    • I Know a Foul Ball .... Throttlebottom
    • Throttle Throttlebottom .... Kruger and Ensemble
  • A Hell of a Hole .... Wintergreen, Kruger and Soldiers
  • Hanging Throttlebottom in the Morning .... Ensemble

Additional Musical Numbers Lists

No additional musical numbers lists yet.

Trivia & History

Florenz Ames played General Snookfield in both this production and the subsequent national tour. He also played The French Ambassador in Of Thee I Sing (to which Let 'Em Eat Cake was a sequel) in the original Broadway cast, the Broadway return engagement and the 1952 Broadway revival.

Posters & Promo Art

Photos

Videos

No videos yet.

Production Info

Opening October 21, 1933
Closing: January 6, 1934
Length of Run: 90 perf.
Run Type: Open-ended

Location Info

Market: Broadway
Location: New York, NY

Venues

Main Run

Tryout

Audio Recordings

No audios listed yet.

Video Recordings

No videos listed yet.

Copyright ©2022 ovrtur.com
Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy | Contact Us