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New Amsterdam Theatre
Additional title: Program for Betsy at the New Amsterdam Theatre
Additional title: Florenz Ziegfeld presents new musical comedy Betsy with Belle Baker
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979 (Composer)
Hart, Lorenz, 1895-1943 (Lyricist)

Billy Rose Theatre Collection program file

Betsy (1926)

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1926-12-28
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *T-PRG
Baker, Belle
Ziegfeld, Flo, 1869-1932
Hart, Lorenz, 1895-1943
New Amsterdam Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979
Caesar, Irving, 1895-1996 -- Betsey
Freedman, David, 1898-1936
McGuire, William Anthony, 1885-1940
Lee, Sammy, 1890-1968
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989 -- Blue skies (Song)
Theater programs
Content: Book by Irving Caesar and David Freedman.
Content: Original run.
Content: Pages digitized containing content about the musical: front cover, [31], 33, 35, 37, 39, 41, 43, 45, 46, 47, 48.
Content: Produced by Florenz Ziegfeld.
Content: Richard Rodgers project.
Content: The musical included the song Blue Skies written by Irving Berlin.
Content: Rodgers and Hart.
Content: Staged by [William] Anthony Maguire [McGuire].
Content: [Choreographed] by Sammy Lee.
Content: Opening night : Dec. 28, 1926.
Content: With Belle Baker in the role of Betsy; other cast members documented in the program include Madeline Cameron, Barbara Newberry, Eveyn Law, Dan Healy, Jimmy Hussey, Allen Kearns, Bobby Perkins and Borrah Minnevitch leading the Harmonica Symphony Orchestra.
Date: Program published December 28, 1926.
Physical Description
Extent: [52] p. ; 20 cm
Type of Resource
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d07095a0-c6c2-012f-3888-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1902: Creator Born
  • 1926: Issued
  • 1979: Creator Died
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "New Amsterdam Theatre" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1926-12-28. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/79ed10e5-f4e5-f87b-e040-e00a18062f36

Chicago/Turabian Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "New Amsterdam Theatre" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 4, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/79ed10e5-f4e5-f87b-e040-e00a18062f36

APA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. (1926-12-28). New Amsterdam Theatre Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/79ed10e5-f4e5-f87b-e040-e00a18062f36

Wikipedia Citation

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New Amsterdam Theatre