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P G Wodehouse

P G WODEHOUSE

  (1881 - 1975)

Nationality:    English
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Literary Agent:    The Agency (London) Ltd  

Pelham Granville Wodehouse was born on 14th October 1881. His father was a judge in Hong Kong and he was brought up in England by aunts and attended boarding schools. Up to the age of fifteen he hardly ever saw his parents. He attended Dulwich College which he enjoyed. He acted in plays there and edited the school magazine. He was unable to go to University because of financial problems of his father's. His father got him a job in a bank but he disliked it. He started writing and in 1902 became a journalist on "the Globe" newspaper. He took over the paper's humorous column. He had contributions in "Punch" and "Vanity Fair" wrote numerous stories for schoolboy magazines and with Bertram Fletcher Robinson wrote some playlets. In 1909 he sold some stories to "Cosmopolitan" and "Collier's Magazine" he was paid far more than he had ever received before. He resigned from "the Globe" and left for New York. He then split his time between the U S and U K. In 1914 he married Ethel Wayman who had a daughter - LeonorA. Because he was being taxed in both countries of residence he moved to France. He seemed unaware of the oncoming War and when the Germans invaded France he was interred. In the internment camps he put on entertainments fro the other internees. He was released just before his 60th birthday - this gave rise to the story that he had collaborated with the enemy - but the GenEva Convention said that people who reached the age of 60 should be released. He went to live in Berlin for a while and then Paris which was still occupied. He drafted humorous broadcasts aimed at Americans. All this was evidence that he was collaborating - he had hoped it would show a stiff upper lip. He was investigated by MI5 who determined that he was naive but not a traitor. After the War he moved permanently to the US and never returned to Britain again. He became a US citizen in 1955. In 1975 he was knighted but was not well enough to travel to London for the investiture. He died after a heart attack on February 14th 1975.Of all the hundreds of books, stories, lyrics and plays that he wrote he will always be remembered for Jeeves and Wooster

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        Anything Goes         Baa Baa Black Sheep         Beauty Prize         Brother Alfred         Cabaret Girl         Canary, The         Candlelight         Come On, Jeeves         Damsel In Distress         Don't Listen Ladies         Gentleman Of Leisure, A         Girl Behind the Gun, The         Golden Moth, The         Good Morning Bill         Have a Heart         Her Cardboard Lover         Inside Stand, The         Joy In the Morning         King Arthur's Court         Kissing Time         Kitty Darlin'         Leave it to Jane         Leave It To Psmith         Little Red Riding Hood         Love Among the Chickens         Miss 1917         Miss Springtime         Never Gonna Dance         Nuts and Wine         Oh Kay         Oh! Lady! Lady!         Oh, Boy         Oh, My Dear!         Play's the Thing, The         Progressive's Progress, The         Riviera Girl, The         Rosalie         Rose of China, The         Sally         See You Later         Sitting Pretty         Sleeping Beauty         Thief For A Night         Three Musketeers, The         Who's Who


Anything Goes

Anything Goes
Billy Crocker falls in love with a young girl he shares a taxi with. His boss is going to England aboard the S.S. American and Billy goes to see him off. He spots the young girl going aboard - she is heiress Hope Harcourt travelling with her mother and fiance. Billy determines to get on board and is aided by two members of Snake Eyes Johnson's gang who have disguised themselves as a clergyman and a missionary worker. Snake Eyes has not turned up so they give his passport and ticket to Billy. On board Billy professes his love for Hope and she for him but says that she must marry her fiance for financial reasons. the ship's captain receives a wire to alert him to the fact that a wanted gangster is on board

Notes:
Music by Cole Porter; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Guy Bolton And P. G. Wodehouse; Book revised by Howard Lindsay And Russell Crouse

1st Produced:
Alvin Theater, New York     21 Nov 1934

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Original cast recording: Smithsonian (R-007) 1934

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Baa Baa Black Sheep

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Written by P G Wodehouse and Ian Hay. Based on a short story by Ian Hay

1st Produced:
New Theatre, London     22 Apr 1929

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Beauty Prize

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Music by Jerome Kern; lyrics and book by George Grossmith; P G Wodehouse

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Brother Alfred

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Written with H H Bostock. Based on the short story "Rallying Round Old George" by P G Wodehouse

1st Produced:
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Cabaret Girl

Synopsis:
An unemployed musical comedy actress looks for work in London.

Notes:
Music by Jerome Kern. American premier was not until 2004

1st Produced:
Winter Garden Theatre, London     1922

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Original cast recording: Rediscovered Gems From the Early Days of Musical theatre Volume One

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Canary, The

Synopsis:
A man accidently swallows a diamond

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Music by Irving Berlin; Ivan Caryll; lyrics Anne Caldwell; P G Wodehouse; book P G Wodehouse

1st Produced:
-     1918

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Candlelight

Candlelight
A comedy which relates how Prince Rudolf's valet falls in love with a pretty voice over the telephone, invites his charmer to his master's first floor apartment, and then, naturally, puts off his livery and becomes a Prince - all this is related with an arid, wiry wit that is capital entertainment. Particularly when Prince Rudolf returns unexpectedly in person and sardonically accepts the situation by donning his valet's livery - particularly then are the lines neatly turned and the situations nicely groomed in the acting. Your sympathies are very much with the ambitious valet who confesses that his previous love affairs have been confined to "cooks and mAIDS, with the possibility of a governess at Christmas."

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Original Playwright - Siegfried Geyer

1st Produced:
Empire Theatre, NY    

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Come On, Jeeves

Come On, Jeeves
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written by Guy Bolton And P G Wodehouse. Also known As "Ring For Jeeves"

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Contained in: "Wodehouse Four Plays" published by Methuen 1983   

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Damsel In Distress

Synopsis:
Golf-loving American composer George Bevan falls in love with a mysterious young lady who takes refuge in his taxicab one day; when he tracks her down to a romantic rural manor, mistaken identity leads to all manner of brouhaha.

Notes:
Written by P G Wodehouse and Ian Hay

1st Produced:
New Theatre, London     13 Aug 1928

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1st Published:
Samuel French Ltd, London 1930   

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Don't Listen Ladies

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Written under the name Stephen Powys. Written with Guy Bolton

1st Produced:
St James Theatre, London     02 Sep 1948

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Gentleman Of Leisure, A

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Written with Douglas Fairbanks Sr; John Stapleton. Retitled for U K production as: "A Thief For A Night" (1913)

1st Produced:
Playhouse Theatre, New York     24 Aug 1911

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Girl Behind the Gun, The

Synopsis:
Actress Georgette St Paul has invited a number of friends to stay with her. Brichoux her godson who she has not seen since he was a little boy - he is now a cook in the French army. Her friend Lucienne Touquet and her husband Max who does not know his wife is invited too and is also in the army. He has written a play that he wants to interest Georgette in. Colonel Bolinger who used to be Georgette's guardian. Georgette's husband Bibi is also there. Max and Brichoux arrive together. Max thinks he might have a better chance with his play if Georgette thinks it is by her godson - so he gets Brichoux to swap identities. Max flirts with Georgette. then his wife turns up - to avoid her seeing who he is he shaves off his beard and moustache. But Lucienne knows who he is and for revenge flirts outrageously with the Colonel. Everyone mistakes Bibi for a servant

Notes:
Music by Ivan Caryll; Book by Guy Bolton And P. G. Wodehouse; Lyrics by Guy Bolton And P. G. Wodehouse.Later revised and retitled "Kissing Time"

1st Produced:
New Amsterdam Theatre, NY     16 Sep 1918

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Golden Moth, The

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Music by Ivor Novello; lyrics by Fred Thompson; P G Wodehouse; book by P G Wodehouse

1st Produced:
-     1921

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Good Morning Bill

Good Morning Bill
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Original Playwright - Ladislaus Fodor

1st Produced:
-     1927

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1st Published:
Contained in: "Wodehouse Four Plays" published by Methuen 1983   

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Have a Heart

Have a Heart
Four couples: Divorced Peggy and Rudy. they are still in love and Ruddy is determined to win her back. Peggy's aunt and uncle were always against the match and are determined that they wont get back together. Jane and Jeff fall in love as soon as they lay eyes on each other. then there is reformed pickpocket Henry and Lizzie

Notes:
Music by Jerome Kern; Book by Guy Bolton And P. G. Wodehouse; Lyrics by Guy Bolton And P. G. Wodehouse

1st Produced:
Liberty Theatre, NY     11 Jan 1917

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Her Cardboard Lover

Synopsis:
Simone realises that she is still in love with the husband she divorced. To make sure that she does not go back to her husband she hires Andre a young gambler to be her companion. Simone soon forgets her husband when she falls in love with Andre

Notes:
Original Playwright - Jaques Deval. Original title: "Dans sa Candeur Naive"

1st Produced:
Empire Theatre. New York     21 Mar 1927

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Inside Stand, The

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Based on the book "Hot Water" by P G Wodehouse

1st Produced:
Alhambra, Glasgow     1935

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Joy In the Morning

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Based on the book "Old Reliable" by P G Wodehouse

1st Produced:
Studio Theatre, Ashburton, Devon     25 Aug 1954

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King Arthur's Court

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Written with Bertram Fletcher Robinson

1st Produced:
-     1905

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Kissing Time

Kissing Time
Actress Georgette St Paul has invited a number of friends to stay with her. Brichoux her godson who she has not seen since he was a little boy - he is now a cook in the French army. Her friend Lucienne Touquet and her husband Max who does not know his wife has been invited. Max has written a play and hopes that he can persuade Georgette to take it up. He thinks he will have a better chance if she thinks he is her godson - so he persuades Brichoux to swap identities. then Max' wife turns up he quickly shaves off his beard and moustache but she still knows it is him and when she thinks he is making up to Georgette she starts flirting madly with Colonel Bolinger, another of the guests. Meanwhile, everyone thinks that Georgette's husband Bibi is a servant and treat him as such

Notes:
Music by Ivan Carryl; lyrics by Clifford Grey; book by Guy Bolton; P G Wodehouse

1st Produced:
Winter Garden Theatre, New York     1919

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1st Published:
Chappell 1919   

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Kitty Darlin'

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Music by Rudolf Friml; lyrics by P G Wodehouse; book by Guy Bolton; P G Wodehouse. Based on "Sweet Kitty Belairs" by David Belasco

1st Produced:
-     1917

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Leave it to Jane

Leave it to Jane
Jane Witherspoon the most popular girl at Atwater College - even one of the professors has a crush on her. Atwater is locked in a battle - on the football field - with rival college Bingham. the Atwater coach is trying to get Silent Murphy a bulking furniture remover a place at the college so he can join the team. It is learnt that Bingham will have a professional player - Billy Bolton - on their team. Jane is asked to try and persuade Billy to come over to Atwater by any means - including romancing him

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Music by Jerome Kern; Book by Guy Bolton And P. G. Wodehouse; Lyrics by P. G. Wodehouse; from "the College Widow" by George Ade

1st Produced:
Longacre Theater, New York     28 Aug 1917

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Revival cast recording: DRG (15017) 1959

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Leave It To Psmith

Leave It To Psmith
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written by Ian Hay and P G Wodehouse

1st Produced:
-     1930

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Contained in: "Wodehouse Four Plays" published by Methuen 1983   

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Little Red Riding Hood

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Written with Bertram Fletcher Robinson

1st Produced:
-     1904

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Love Among the Chickens

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Based on the book "Love Among the Chickens" by P G Wodehouse

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Miss 1917

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Music by Victor Herbert And Jerome Kern; Book by Guy Bolton And P. G. Wodehouse

1st Produced:
Century Theatre, NY     1917

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Miss Springtime

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Music Jerome Kern; lyrics and book by Herbert Reynolds; P G Wodehouse. Based on "Zsuzsi Kisassony" by Emmerich Kalman. Also known as: "Little Miss Springtime"

1st Produced:
New Amersterdam Theatre, New York     1916

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Never Gonna Dance

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by Jeffrey Hatcher; Music by Jerome Kern; lyrics by Dorothy Fields, Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto Harbach, Johnny Mercer, Ira Gershwin, P G Wodehouse, Jimmy McHugh And Edward Laska. Based on the film "Swing Time" RKO Radio.

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Nuts and Wine

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Music by Melville Gideon; Frank E Tours; lyrics by C H Bovill; Guy Jones; P G Wodehouse; book by C H Bovill; P G Wodehouse

1st Produced:
-     1914

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Oh Kay

Oh Kay
Prohibition. Jimmy Winters arrives at his holiday beach home with his new bride. He finds Shorty McGee there and thinks he is his new butler. Shorty is a bootlegger and is guarding five hundred cases of booze hidden in the cellar. A telegram arrives informing Jimmy that his divorce is not finalised and that he is still married to his first wife. His new bride leaves. This gives Lady Katherine (Kay) her chance. She met Jimmy some time ago and has been carrying a torch for him ever since

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Book by Guy Bolton And P. G. Wodehouse; Music by George Gershwin; Lyrics by Ira Gershwin

1st Produced:
Imperial Theatre, New York     08 Nov 1926

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Revival cast recording: DRG (15017) 1960

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Oh! Lady! Lady!

Oh! Lady! Lady!
Mrs Farringdon disAproves of her daughter's intended, Willoughby. Willoughby's best friend Hale is courting his ex-fiancee and the butler and his sticky-fingered girl friend are up to no good.

Notes:
Music by Jerome Kern; Book by Guy Bolton And P. G. Wodehouse; Lyrics by Guy Bolton And P. G. Wodehouse

1st Produced:
Princess Theatre, New York     1918

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Revival cast recording was abandoned

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Oh, Boy

Oh, Boy
George Budd's apartment on Long Island. George is not at home when a telegram arrives for him - he is off marrying his sweetheart Lou Ellen. George's friend Jim arrives with a number of "young things". - they want to party and celebrate Jim's polo match victory. they all go into the dining room looking for drink and food when George and Lou Ellen come back and enter the bedroom - unaware of the party. Later they hear noises and come out of the bedroom. George spots the telegram. It is from his aunt who has control of his finances. She does not approve of Lou Ellen and is on her way to put a stop to their liaison. they think it best that Lou Ellen goes back to her parents. they go to get a taxi. All the party goers apart from Jim leave to go to another do. Jackie, an actress bursts in with a gun. She tells Jim the police are after her. Jim tells her to pretend to be George's wife when they arrive and to further convince them she puts on Lou Ellen's pajamas

Notes:
Music by Jerome Kern; Book by Guy Bolton And P. G. Wodehouse; Lyrics by Guy Bolton And P. G. Wodehouse. Retitled for U K as "Oh, Joy!" (1919)

1st Produced:
Princess Theatre, NY     22/1917

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Oh, My Dear!

Synopsis:
the owner of a health resort persuades a young man to pretend to be a Broadway star

Notes:
Music by Louis A. Hirsch; Book by Guy Bolton And P. G. Wodehouse; Lyrics by Guy Bolton And P. G. Wodehouse

1st Produced:
Princess Theatre, NY     27 Nov 1918

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Play's the Thing, The

Play's the Thing, The
A young playwright overhears an actress that he is in love with talking passionately to another man. His friend tries to persuade him she is rehearsing a play

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Original Playwright - Ferenc Molnar

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Contained in: "Wodehouse Four Plays" published by Methuen 1983   

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Progressive's Progress, The

Synopsis:
Memories of 1906

Notes:
Written with Bertram Fletcher Robinson

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-     1907

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Riviera Girl, The

Synopsis:
Setting: Monte Carlo

Notes:
Music by Emmerich Kalman; Book by Guy Bolton And P. G. Wodehouse; Lyrics by P. G. Wodehouse; Based on A Viennese operette by Leo Stein And Bela Jenbch

1st Produced:
New Amsterdam Theatre, NY     24 Sep 1917

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Rosalie

Synopsis:
West Point flyer Lieutenant Dick Fay flies to Romanza to visit the girl he met in Paris - Rosalie. When he discovers that she is a princess he gets angry and leaves for West Point. the King of Romanza - Cyril - has arranged to go to the US to ask for a loan for his country. Rosalie goes with him. She goes to West Point and she and Dick make up. However, Rosalie agrees to marry Captain Karl whose Father is a prince. Dick flies back to Romanza and starts a revolution to divest Rosalie of most of her royal obligations. King Cyril announces that Dick and Rosalie are to wed

Notes:
Music by George Gershwin; Sigmund Romberg; lyrics by Ira Gershwin; P G Wodehouse; book by Guy Bolton; William Anthony McGuire

1st Produced:
New Amsterdam Theatre, New York     1928

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Rose of China, The

Synopsis:
Setting: the garden of Tsao Ling, Tommy Tilford's bungalow and the Terrace outside the bungalow

Notes:
Music by Armand Vecsey; Book by Guy Bolton; Lyrics by P. G. Wodehouse

1st Produced:
Lyric Theatre, NY     25 Nov 1919

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1st Published:
T B Harms 1919   

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Sally

Sally
The Alley Inn, Greenwich Village. Mrs Ten Broek brings in a number of waifs to apply to be dishwasher. Sally is given the position and is dubbed "Sally Of The Alley". She meets the waiter Connie who is really Grand Duke Constantin in disguise. Connie's embassy is holding a ball in his honour. Having seen Sally dance he thinks it will be a good idea if she danced at the ball. However a famous French ballerina has been booked for the occasion. When she backs out and as no one in New York has seen her it is decided to pass Sally off as her. The result is that Sally gets a leading role at the "Ziegfeld Follies"

Notes:
Music by Jerome Kern; lyrics by Anne Caldwell; Buddy G DeSilva; Clifford Grey; P G Wodehouse; book by Guy Bolton. Based on the unproduced musical: "The Little Thing" by P G Wodehouse

1st Produced:
New Amsterdam Theatre, New York     21 Dec 1920

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Original London cast: Monmouth Evergreen

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See You Later

Synopsis:
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Notes:
Music by William F Peters; Jean Schwartz; lyrics by P G Wodehouse; book by Guy Bolton; P G Wodehouse

1st Produced:
-     1918

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Sitting Pretty

Sitting Pretty
Bill Pennington together with his fiancee Babe and a group of friends arrive at his uncle's country home to picnic and party. Identical twin sisters, May and Dixie, from the orphanage next door climb over the wall to pick flowers. Bill discovers them and they chat. Bill's uncle summons all the family to a meeting. He tells them that he has disinherited them all and that he is going to adopt two orphans and have them marry and produce perfect Penningtons. When Babe hears about this she breaks off the engagement. Bill upset goes into the garden where he meets May and they fall in love. Bill says he will go and seek his fortune and return for May. Horace the boy that Uncle Pennington is to adopt arrives with his uncle a crook. the crooked uncle plans to rob the household with the help of Horace from the inside. Horace meets Dixie and they fall in love. Dixie hopes that she will be chosen as the adoptee and thus be able to marry Horace. Unfortunately she insults Uncle Pennington and he chooses May instead

Notes:
Book by Guy Bolton And P. G. Wodehouse; Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics by P. G. Wodehouse And Guy Bolton

1st Produced:
Fulton Theatre, NY     08 Apr 1924

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Sleeping Beauty

Synopsis:
-

Notes:
Written with Bertram Fletcher Robinson

1st Produced:
-     1903

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Thief For A Night

Synopsis:
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Notes:
Written with Douglas Fairbanks Sr; John Stapleton. U S title: "A Gentleman Of Leisure" (1911) retitled for U K production

1st Produced:
-     1913

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Three Musketeers, The

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Music by Rudolph Frimi; lyrics by Clifford Grey And P G Wodehouse. Book by Mark Bramble. Based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas. (This production has A new book by Mark Bramble. the original production in 1928 had A book by William Anthony McGuire)

1st Produced:
Broadway Theatre, New York     1984

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1st Published:
T B Harms 1937   

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Who's Who

Synopsis:
-

Notes:
Written with Guy Bolton. Based on the book "If I Were You" by P G Wodehouse

1st Produced:
-     1934

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