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Lost Tribes of Vaudeville
was my favorite night
out in the theater all
year. It's been nine
months since that
evening, and I'm still
raving to friends about the incredible talent, polish,
and originality of the
program. Absolute fun
from start to finish.
I'd
never seen a show like
that anywhere before and
don't expect to again
outside of NYFOS.
— Donald Weise, Editor,
Carroll & Graf Publishers

 

The Lost Tribes of Vaudeville

 

 

"Lost Tribes" is a celebration of Jewish and Black Vaudeville – two great entertainment cultures, their contributions to each others' worlds and to ours. Songs by Creamer and Layton, Shelton Brooks, Eubie Blake, Sholom Secunda and Irving Berlin, as popularized by Fannie Brice, Sophie Tucker, Ethel Wateers, Bert Williams, Cab Calloway and many others. Featuring Judy Kaye, Anika Noni Rose, Bruce Adler, Darius de Haas and James Martin, with Steven Blier, piano; Gregory Utzig, guitar, banjo, ukulele; Alan R. Kay, clarinet; and Paul Cavaciuti, drums.

Muir: Play That Barbershop Chord
Jordan: Lovey Joe
Nelson/Pease/Leonard: Josephine-a Please Don't Lean-a on the Bell
Yrain: My Man/My Sam
Ruby: The Sheik of Avenue B
Overstreet: There'll Be Some Changes Made
Warshauer: Dinah
Kanapoff: Hootsasa
Nemo: Abi Gezint
Traditional/Calloway: Ot Azoy/Utt Da Zay
Cahn: Bei Mir Bist Du Schayn
Gershwin: Feeling I'm Falling