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1. Sergeant Brue

Opening Night: December 10, 1904, Strand Theatre, London. Total Performances: 152
Book: Owen Hall Lyrics: J.Hickory Wood & P.G.Wodehouse
Music: Liza Lehmann & Frederick Rosse Song Lyrics by PGW: Put Me In My Little Cell ()
U.S. Opening Night: April 24, 1905, Knickerbocker Theatre, New York.

2. The Beauty of Bath

Opening Night: March 19, 1906, Aldwich Theatre, London. Total Performances: 287
Book: Seymour Hicks & Cosmo Hamilton Lyrics: Chas.H.Taylor & P.G.Wodehouse
Music: Herbert E.Haines & Jerome Kern Song Lyrics by PGW: Mister Chamberlain

3. The Gay Gordons

Opening Night: September 11, 1907, Aldwich Theatre, London. Book: Seymour Hicks
Lyrics: Arthur Wimperis, C.H.Bovill, Henry Hamilton & P.G.Wodehouse Music: Guy Jones
Song Lyrics by PGW: Now That My Ship's Come Home / You, You, You

4. The Bandit's Daughter

Opening Night: November 11, 1907, Bedford Music Hall, Camden Town, England.
Sketches: P.G.Wodehouse & Herbert Westbrook Music: Ella King-Hall

5. Nuts and Wine

Opening Night: January 4, 1914, Empire Theatre, London. Sketches: P.G.Wodehouse & C.H.Bovill Music: Frank Tours

6. Pom Pom

Opening Night: February 28, 1916, Cohan Theatre, New York. Total Performances: 114
Book and Lyrics: Anne Caldwell & P.G.Wodehouse Music: Hugo Felix

7. Miss Springtime

Opening Night: September 25, 1916, New Amsterdam Theatre, New York.
Total Performances: 227 Book: Guy Bolton Lyrics: P.G.Wodehouse & Herbert Reynolds
Music: Emmerich Kalman & Jerome Kern Song Lyrics by PGW: My Castle in the Air /
Once Upon a Time / Saturday Night / This is the Existence / Throw Me a Rose /
A Very Good Girl on Sunday / When You're Full of Talk

8. Have a Heart

Opening Night: January 11, 1917, Liberty Theatre, New York. Total Performances: 78
Book: Guy Bolton & P.G.Wodehouse Lyrics: P.G.Wodehouse Music: Jerome Kern
Song Lyrics by PGW: And I Am All Alone / Bright Lights / Daisy / Have a Heart / Honeymoon Inn / I See You There / I'm Here, Little Girl, I'm Here / I'm So Busy / Look in His Eyes /
My Wife-My Man /Napoleon / Peter Pan / Polly Believed in Preparedness /
The Road That Lies Before / Samarkand / Shop / They All Look Alike / You Said Something

9. Oh, Boy!

Opening Night: February 20, 1917, Princess Theatre, New York. Total Performances: 475
Book: Guy Bolton & P.G.Wodehouse Lyrics: P.G.Wodehouse Music: Jerome Kern
Song Lyrics by PGW: Ain't It a Grand and Glorious Feeling / Be a Little Sunbeam / Every Day / The First Day of May / Flubby Dub, the Cave Man / Koo-La-Loo /
Land Where the Good Songs Go (also in #13) / Let's Make a Night of It / Little Bit of Ribbon / Nesting Time in Flatbush / Oh, Daddy, Please / An Old Fashioned Wife A Package of Seeds /
A Pal Like You / Rolled Into One / Till the Clouds Roll By / We're Going To Be Pals /
Words Are Not Needed / You Never Knew About Me
English Opening Night: January 27, 1919, Kingsway Theatre, London. Total Performances: 167
Retitled: Oh, Joy!

10. Leave It to Jane

Opening Night: August 28, 1917, Longacre Theatre, New York. Total Performances: 167
Book: Guy Bolton & P.G.Wodehouse Lyrics: P.G.Wodehouse Music: Jerome Kern
Song Lyrics by PGW: Cleopatterer () / The Crickets Are Calling / I'm Going to Find a Girl /
It's a Great Big Land / Just You Watch My Step / Leave It To Jane () / A Peach of a Life /
Poor Prune / Sir Galahad / The Siren's Song / The Sun Shines Brighter / There It Is Again /
Wait Till Tomorrow / What I'm Longing to Say / Why?
Revived: May 25, 1959, Sheridan Square Playhouse, New York. Total Performances: 928

11. Kitty Darlin'

Opening Night: September 19, 1917, Tecic Theatre, Buffalo, New York. Total Performances: 14
Book: Guy Bolton Lyrics: P.G.Wodehouse Music: Rudolf Friml
Song Lyrics by PGW: Am I To Blame? / The Blarney Stone / The Dawn of Love / Dear Bath /
Dear Caracloe / Dear Old Dublin / I'd Do the Same / Just We Two / Kittv Darlin /
The Maid and the Valet / Noah / Peggy's Leg / Spread the News / Swing Song /
The Sword of Thy Father / Tick, Tick, Tick / When She Gives Him a Shamrock Bloom / You'll See

12. The Riviera Girl

Opening Night: September 24, 1917, New Amsterdam Theatre, New York.
Total Performances: 78 Book: Guy Bolton Lyrics: P.G.Wodehouse Music: Emmerich Kalman & Jerome Kern Song Lyrics by PGW: The Fall of Man / Gypsy, Bring Your Fiddle / Half a Married Man / Just a Voice to Call Me, Dear / Let's Build a Little Bungalow in Quogue / Life's a Tale /
The Lilt of a Gypsy Strain / Man, Man, Man / Sometimes I Feel Just Like Grandpa /
There'll Never Be Another Girl Like Daisy / Will You Forget? / Why Don't They Hand It To Me?

13. Miss 1917

Opening Night: November 5, 1917, Century Theatre, New York. Total Performances: 48
Sketches: Guy Bolton & P.G.Wodehouse Music: Jerome Kern & Victor Herbert
Song Lyrics by PGW: The Beauty Doctor / A Dancing Courtship / A Dancing M.D. / Go, Little Boat / I'm The Old Man in the Moon / The Palm Beach Girl / The Land Where the Good Songs Go (see also #9) / Peaches / The Picture I Want To See (see also #14) / The Society Farmerettes / Tell Me All Your Troubles, Curie / We Want To Laugh / We're Crooks / Who's Zoo in Girl Land / You're the Little Girl I've Looked So Long For

14. Oh, Lady! Lady!

Opening Night: February 1, 1918, Princess Theatre, New York. Total Performances: 219
Book: Guy Bolton & P.G.Wodehouse Lyrics: P.G.Wodehouse Music: Jerome Kern
Song Lyrics by PGW: Before I Met You / Bill (see also #30) / Dear Old Prison Days / Do It Now / Do Look At Him / Greenwich Village / I'm To Be Married Today / It's a Hard, Hard World for a Man / Little Ships Come Sailing Home / Moon Song / Not Yet / Oh, Lady! Lady! / Our Little Nest /
A Picture I Want to See / Some Little Girl / The Sun Starts to Shine Again /
Waiting Round the Corner / Wheatless Days / You Found Me And I Found You

15. See You Later

Opening Night: April 15, 1918, Academy of Music, Baltimore, Maryland. Book: Guy Bolton & P.G.Wodehouse Lyrics: P.G.Wodehouse Music: Jean Schwartz & Joseph Szulc
Song Lyrics by PGW: Anytime is Dancing Time / Desert bland / Honeymoon Island /
I Never Knew / I'm Going to Settle Down / In Our Little Paradise / Isn't It Wonderful /
It Doesn't Matter / Love's a Funny Thing / Lover's Quarrels / Mother Paris / Nerves! /
See You Later, Girls / See You Later Shimmy / The Train That Leaves for Town /
You Whispered It / Young Man

16. The Girl Behind the Gun

Opening Night: September 16, 1918, New Amsterdam Theatre, New York.
Total Performances: 160 Book: Guy Bolton & P.G.Wodehouse Lyrics: P.G.Wodehouse
Music: Ivan Caryll Song Lyrics by PGW: Back to the Dear Old Trenches / Flags of the Allies /
The Girl Behind the Gun / Godsons and Godmothers / A Happy Family / I Like It, I Like It /
I'm True To Them All / I've a System / Oh, How Warm It Is Today / Some Day Waiting Will End / That Ticking Taxi's Waiting at the Door / There's a light in Your Eves /
There's Life in the Old Dog Yet / Woman Hasn't Any Mercy On a Man
English Opening Night: May 20, 1919, Winter Garden Theatre, London.
Total Performances: 430 Retitled: Kissing Time

17. The Canary

Opening Night: November 4,1918, Globe Theatre, New York. Total Performances: 152
Book: George Barr & Louis Verneuill Lyrics: Anne Caldwell & P. G. Wodehouse Music: Ivan Caryll Song Lyric by PGW: Thousands of Years Ago

18. Oh, My Dear!

Opening Night: November 27, 1918, Princess Theatre, New York. Total Performances: 189 Book: Guy Bolton & P.G.Wodehouse Lyrics: P.G.Wodehouse Music: Louis Hirsch Retitled: Ask Dad Song Lyrics by PGW: Ask Dad / Boat Song (see also #13) / Childhood Days / City of Dreams / Come Where Nature Calls / I Love a Musical Comedy Show / I Shall Be All Right Now /
I Wonder Whether I've Loved You All My Life / I'd Ask No More /
If They Ever Parted Me From You / It Sorta Makes a Fellow Stop and Think /
The Land Where Journeys End and Dreams Come True / Now and Then But Not All the Time / Phoebe Snow / Try Again / You Never Know

19. The Rose of China

Opening Night: November 25, 1919, Lyric Theatre, New York. Total Performances: 47
Book: Guy Bolton Lyrics: P.G.Wodehouse Music: Armand Vecsey
Song Lyrics by PGW: Bunny Dear / College Spirit / Down on the Banks of the Subway /
The Legend of the Tea Tree / Love is a Wonderful Feeling / Lovely Ladies / Never More /
Our Chinese Bungalow / Proposals / Romeo and Juliet / Spirit of the Drum / Tao Loved His Li / When You Are In China / Yale / Yesterday

20. Sally

Opening Night: December 21, 1920, New Amsterdam Theatre, New York.
Total Performances: 570 Book: Guy Bolton Lyrics: Clifford Grey & P.G.Wodehouse
Music: Jerome Kern Song Lyrics by PGW: The Church Round the Corner /
You Can't Keep a Good Girl Down (Joan of Arc)
English Opening Night: September 10, 1921, Winter Garden Theatre, London.
Total Performances: 383

21. The Blue Mazurka

Written: 1921, never produced. Book: Guy Bolton & P. G. Wodehouse Lyrics: P.G.Wodehouse Music: Franz Lehar & Jerome Kern Song Lyrics by PGW: The Hickey Doo /
If You've Nothing Else To Do

22. The Golden Moth

Opening Night: October 5, 1921, Adelphi Theatre, London. Total Performances: 281
Book: Fred Thompson & P.G.Wodehouse Lyrics: P.G.Wodehouse Music: Ivor Novello
Song Lyrics by PGW: Dartmoor Days / Dear Eyes That Shine / Fairy Prince /
Give Me a Thought Now and Then / If I Ever Lost You / Lonely Soldier / My Girl / Nuts in May / Romance is Calling / We've Had a Busy Day

23. Pat (The Gibson Girl)

Written: 1922, never produced. Book: Guy Bolton & P.G.Wodehouse
Lyrics: P.G.Wodehouse & Billy Rose Music: Vincent Youmans

24. The Cabaret Girl

Opening Night: September 19, 1922, Winter Garden Theatre, London. Total Performances: 462 Book: George Grossmith & P.G.Wodehouse Lyrics: P.G.Wodehouse Music: Jerome Kern
Song Lyrics by PGW: First Rose of Summer / Journey's End / London, Dear Old London /
Looking All Over For You / Mr. Grawins-Mr. Gripps / Nerves (see also #15) / Oriental Dreams /
The Pergola Patrol / Shimmy With Me / Those Days Are Gone Forever / Whoop-De-Oodle-Do /
You Want the Best Seats, We Have 'Em

25. The Beauty Prize

Opening Night: September 5, 1923, Winter Garden Theatre, London. Total Performances: 214 Book: George Grossmith & P.G.Wodehouse Lyrics: P.G.Wodehouse Music: Jerome Kern
Song Lyrics by PGW: Cottage in Kent / Honeymoon Isle / I'm a Prize / It's a Long Long Day /
Joy Bells / Meet Me Down on Main Street / Moon Love / Non-Stop Dancing /
You Can't Make Love By Wireless

26. Sitting Pretty

Opening Night: April 8, 1924, Fulton Theatre, New York. Total Performances: 95
Book: Guy Bolton & P.G.Wodehouse Lyrics: P.G.Wodehouse Music: Jerome Kern
Song Lyrics by PGW: All You Need Is a Girl / Bongo on the Congo / Days Gone By /
Dear Old Fashioned Prison of Mine / A Desert Island / The Enchanted Train /
Is This Not a Lovely Spot? / Mr. & Mrs. Rorer / The Polka Dot / Shadow of the Moon /
Shufflin Sam / Sitting Pretty / There Isn't One Girl / Tulip Time in Sing Sing / Worries /
A Year From Today

27. Hearts and Diamonds

Opening Night: June 1, 1926, Strand Theatre, London. Total Performances: 46
Book: Graham John & P.G.Wodehouse Lyrics: P.G.Wodehouse & Graham John
Music: Bruno Granichstaedten

28. Oh, Kay!

Opening Night: November 8, 1926, Imperial Theatre, New York. Total Performances: 256
Book: Guy Bolton & P.G.Wodehouse Lyrics: Ira Gershwin Music: George Gershwin
English Opening Night: September 21, 1927, His Majesty's Theatre, London.
Total Performances: 213

29. The Nightingale

Opening Night: January 3, 1927, Jolson Theatre, New York. Total Performances: 96
Book: Guy Bolton & P.G.Wodehouse Lyrics: P. G. Wodehouse Music: Armand Vecsey
Song Lyrics by PGW: Breakfast in Bed / May Moon / Two Little Ships

30. Show Boat

Opening Night: December 27, 1927, Ziegfeld Theatre, New York. Total Performances: 572 Book: Oscar Hammerstein 2nd Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein 2nd & P.G.Wodehouse
Music: Jerome Kern English Opening Night: May 3, 1928, Drury Lane Theatre, London.
Total Performances: 350 Song Lyric by PGW: Bill (see also #14)

31. Rosalie

Opening Night: January 10, 1928, New Amsterdam Theatre, New York. Total Performances: 335 Book: Guy Bolton & Bill McGuire Lyrics: Ira Gershwin & P.G.Wodehouse
Music: George Gershwin & Sigmund Romberg Song Lyrics by PGW: Hussais March /
Oh Gee! Oh Joy! / Say So / West Point Song / Why Must We Always Be Dreaming?

32. The Three Musketeers

Opening Night: March 13, 1928, Lyric Theatre, New York. Total Performances: 318
Book: Bill McGuire Lyrics: P.G.Wodehouse & Clifford Grey Music: Rudolf Friml
Song Lyrics by PGW: March of the Musketeers / Your Eyes
English Opening Night: March 28, 1930, Drury Lane Theatre, London Total Performances: 242

33. Anything Goes

Opening Night: November 21, 1934, Alvin Theatre, New York. Total Performances: 420
Book: Guy Bohon & P.G.Wodehouse Lyrics: Cole Porter Music: Cole Porter
English Opening Night: June 14, 1935, Palace Theatre, London. Total Performances: 250

34. Leave It To Jeeves

Written: 1971, not produced. Book: Guy Bohon & P.G.Wodehouse Lyrics: P.G.Wodehouse Music: Robert Wright & George Forrest

Source: David A. Jasen. P. G. Wodehouse - A Portrait of a Master

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