The information about Busby Berkeley’s stage work was gathered from Berkeley’s memoirs; Tony Thomas and Jim Terry, with Busby Berkeley, The Busby Berkeley Book (Greenwich, Conn.: New York Graphic Society, 1973); Martin Rubin, Showstoppers: Busby Berkeley and the Tradition of Spectacle (New York: Columbia University Press, 1993); and assorted Playbills and similar theater handouts.
A drama by Jules Eckert Goodman. Buzz played an unidentified dramatic role in the out-of-town production that ran for a year.
A musical comedy in two acts. MUSIC: Harry Tierney. BOOK: James Montgomery. LYRICS: Joseph McCarthy. Buzz played the role of Madame Lucy.
An exploration of the dance. DESIGNER AND DIRECTOR: Michio Itow. STAGE MANAGER: Busby Berkeley. Buzz also appeared as an actor.
A revue in two acts. STAGE DIRECTOR: Busby Berkeley.
A musical revue. Buzz starred in the touring version and was director and performer.