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        The Show Boat Arrives | Show Boat

        The Show Boat arrives on the banks of the Mississippi, and the dock workersand townspeople sing "Cotton Blossom" as they load the ship. Captain Andy (Fred Willard) enters, and the chorus sings "Cap'n Andy's Ballyhoo". Julie La Verne (Vanessa Williams) is the leading lady on the ship, and a fight breaks out between her husband Steve and a rude man Pete who makes passes at her. This scene introduces the cast and illustrates an example of river boat theatrical troupes active in the late 19th century.

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