THE BEAUTY PRIZE



Composer: Jerome Kern
Lyricist: P.G. Wodehouse

Opened: September 5, 1923, Winter Garden Theatre, London
Performances: 214



A Cottage In Kent (L: George Grossmith; P.G. Wodehouse):

1. 78/Columbia 957 (London Theatre Orchestra conducted by Albert Ketelbey) [reissued on Set To Music: Original Orchestral Selections From Musicals In London Volume One, CD/Must Close Saturday Records MCSR 3004]
2. City Of Dreams: Rediscovered Gems From The Early Days Of Musical Theatre Vol. II, CD/Operetta Archives OA 1013 (Robin Farnsley and Peter Halverson with Victoria  Kirsch, piano)


Honeymoon Isle:

1. 78/Columbia 957 (London Theatre Orchestra conducted by Albert Ketelbey) [reissued on Set To Music: Original Orchestral Selections From Musicals In London Volume One, CD/Must Close Saturday Records MCSR 3004]


Itís A Long, Long Way (L: George Grossmith; P.G. Wodehouse):

1. 78/Columbia 957 (London Theatre Orchestra conducted by Albert Ketelbey) [reissued on Set To Music: Original Orchestral Selections From Musicals In London Volume One, CD/Must Close Saturday Records MCSR 3004]


Joy Bells:

1. 78/Columbia 957 (London Theatre Orchestra conducted by Albert Ketelbey) [reissued on Set To Music: Original Orchestral Selections From Musicals In London Volume One, CD/Must Close Saturday Records MCSR 3004]


Meet Me Down On Main Street (L: George Grossmith; P.G. Wodehouse):

1. 78/Columbia 957 (London Theatre Orchestra conducted by Albert Ketelbey) [reissued on Set To Music: Original Orchestral Selections From Musicals In London Volume One, CD/Must Close Saturday Records MCSR 3004]


Moon Love:

1. 78/Columbia 957 (London Theatre Orchestra conducted by Albert Ketelbey) [reissued on Set To Music: Original Orchestral Selections From Musicals In London Volume One, CD/Must Close Saturday Records MCSR 3004]
2. 78/Zonophone 2468 (Blanche Tomlin with Max Darewski, piano)



Non-Stop Dancing (Craze):

1. 78/Columbia 957 (London Theatre Orchestra conducted by Albert Ketelbey) (two renditions) [reissued on Set To Music: Original Orchestral Selections From Musicals In London Volume One, CD/Must Close Saturday Records MCSR 3004]
2. Jerome Kern In London And Hollywood, CD/Rialto Recordings SLRR-9201 (Karon Kearney and Kevin McMahon with musical direction by Ethyl Will)
3. The Land Where The Good Songs Go: The Lyrics Of P.G. Wodehouse, CD/Harbinger HCD 1901 (Hal Cazalet and Sylvia McNair with Steven Blier, piano)


Overture:

1. Lost Broadway And More Volume 6: Jerome Kern, CD/Original Cast OC-1399 (Michael Lavine, piano)


When You Take The Road With Me (Opening Number) (L: George Grossmith; P.G. Wodehouse):

1. 78/Columbia 957 (London Theatre Orchestra conducted by Albert Ketelbey) [reissued on Set To Music: Original Orchestral Selections From Musicals In London Volume One, CD/Must Close Saturday Records MCSR 3004]
2. Jerome Kern In London And Hollywood, CD/Rialto Recordings SLRR-9201 (David Staller and Anna Marie Gutierrez with musical direction by David Holcenberg)


You Canít Make Love By Wireless (L: George Grossmith; P.G. Wodehouse) (music later used for ďBow BellsĒ in BLUE EYES):

1. 78/Columbia 957 (London Theatre Orchestra conducted by Albert Ketelbey) [reissued on Set To Music: Original Orchestral Selections From Musicals In London Volume One, CD/Must Close Saturday Records MCSR 3004]
2. Jerome Kern In London And Hollywood, CD/Rialto Recordings SLRR-9201 (David Holcenberg, piano; Dermot Mulroney, cello; Kieran Mulroney, violin)                                                                                            
3. Jerome Kern In London And Hollywood, CD/Rialto Recordings SLRR-9201 (Rebecca Luker and Adam Grupper with musical direction by Ethyl Will)
4. The Land Where The Good Songs Go: The Lyrics Of P.G. Wodehouse, CD/Harbinger HCD 1901 (Hal Cazalet and Sylvia McNair with Steven Blier, piano)


Unrecorded Material:

Concerted Number (sheet music only)
Entrance Scene (L: George Grossmith; P.G. Wodehouse)
Finale Act I (L: George Grossmith; P.G. Wodehouse)
Finale Act II (L: George Grossmith; P.G. Wodehouse)
For The Man I Love (L: George Grossmith; P.G. Wodehouse)
Iím A Prize
(Youíll Find Me Playing) Mah-Jong
Melodrama
Opening Act II
Opening Act III
We Will Take The Road Together (Finale Act III)