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Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
Music by Richard Rodgers
Produced by Alex A. Aarons and Vinton Freedley
Book by Owen Davis
Directed by Alexander Leftwich
Choreoghraphy George Hale
Starring: Victor Moore, Betty Starbuck, Barbara Newberry and Ray Bolger
It ran for 144 performances.

 About Why Do You Suppose   

Mr. Aarons and Mr. Freedly , our producers, wanted a new theme song [...]Dick Rodgers though of using a melody which we have written for an operetta called She's my Baby, but which we have discarted before the New York opening.
So we went to our hotel and began to grope for the lyrics.
[...] I showed this lyrics to Mr. Rodgers, "It doesn't fit the music" he said [...]so we started to think.
"Why do you suppose we need another theme song?"I queried.
"That's it!" said Mr. Rodgers.
"What's it?" I queried for once in my life perplexed.
"The title, Why do you suppose!"
"Why do you suppose that robins have red breasts" again I queried."That's great!!" he answered.
And so the immortal poem was written.

Lorenz Hart - New York World - December 1, 1929

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