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Shoo-fly regiment (musical play)

Author(s)/Publishing Information

Bob Cole, J. Rosamond Johnson, and James Weldon Johnson


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First African American operetta, a musical in three acts, opened in 1906 at the Majestic Theatre in Washington, D.C. History of the play is available in many sources.


Related Entries Citing this Entry

NKAA Entry:  Tribble, Andrew A.

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“Shoo-fly regiment (musical play),” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed March 28, 2023,

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