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The Pirates of Penzance    The Slave of Duty

This production was composed of the following shows:

Songs for Pirates of Penzance are listed under Acts 1 and 2

This production played in repertory with The Gondoliers, The Mikado

44th Street Theatre, (10/07/1940 - 10/15/1940)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Oct 07, 1940    
Closing Date: Oct 15, 1940 Total Performances: 6

Category: Musical, Comedy, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Description: A comic operetta in two acts
Setting: A rocky seashore on the coast of Cornwall. A ruined chapel by moonlight.


The Pirates of Penzance

Category: Musical, Comedy, Operetta, Original, Broadway

Production Staff
Produced by Lyric Opera Co., Joseph S. Daltry and Herman Levin
Written by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Joseph S. Daltry
Directed by Charles Alan; Choreographed by Felicia Sorel
Scenic Design by Samuel Leve
Cast
Sibyl Baubre
Chorus
Reta Baum
Chorus
Lillian C. Bennett
Chorus
Carlton Bentley
Frederic
the Pirate Apprentice
Chorus
Miriam Bentley
Edith
General Stanley's Daughter
Jeanette Bittner
Chorus
Jane Bivins
Chorus
Ernest Brown
Chorus
William Calvin
Chorus
Agnes Cassidy
Chorus
James Chartrand
Chorus
Anne Dawson
Ruth
Pirate 'Maid-of-all-Work'
Chorus
Robert De Lany
Chorus
Marilois Ditto
Chorus
Thomas Donahue
Chorus
Ernest Eames
Chorus
Robert Eckles
The Sergeant of Police
Marie Fox
Chorus
Anna Handzlik
Chorus
Clifford Jackson
Chorus
Catherine Judah
Chorus
Frank Kierman
Major General Stanley
Kathleen Killcoyne
Chorus
Marjorie King
Chorus
Michael Kozak
Chorus
Kathryn Lewis
Kate
General Stanley's Daughter
Chorus
Frederick Loadwick
Chorus
Dana Maddocks
Chorus
Glenn Martyn
Chorus
Regina McMahon
Chorus
Ellen Merrill
Isabel
General Stanley's Daughter
Chorus
Mary Margaret Merrill
Chorus
Sidney Morton
Samuel
The Pirate King's Lieutenant
Chorus
Dorothea Mueller
Chorus
James Pease
Chorus
Rupert Pole
Chorus
Phyllis Rand
Chorus
Paul Reed
Chorus
Avonelle Schaffer
Chorus
Allen Stewart
Chorus
Frank Stone
Chorus
Mary Ten Eyck
Chorus
Evans Thornton
Chorus
Walter Tibbetts
The Pirate King
Janet Webb
Mabel
General Stanley's Daughter
Chorus
Gabrielle Winship
Chorus
Carol Wolfe
Chorus

Trial by Jury

Category: Musical, Comedy, Operetta, Revival, Broadway

Production Staff
Produced by Lyric Opera Co., Joseph S. Daltry and Herman Levin
Written by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Joseph S. Daltry
Directed by Charles Alan; Choreographed by Felicia Sorel
Scenic Design by Samuel Leve
Cast
Sibyl Baubre
Chorus
Reta Baum
Chorus
Lillian C. Bennett
Chorus
Carlton Bentley
Chorus
Jeanette Bittner
Chorus
Jane Bivins
Bridesmaid
Ernest Brown
Chorus
William Calvin
Chorus
Agnes Cassidy
Chorus
James Chartrand
Chorus
Robert De Lany
Chorus
Marilois Ditto
Chorus
Thomas Donahue
Chorus
Ernest Eames
Usher
Marie Fox
Chorus
Dean Gehring
Bridesmaid
Clifford Jackson
Chorus
Michael Kozak
Chorus
Charles Latterner
Chorus
Kathryn Lewis
Bridesmaid
Dana Maddocks
Chorus
Glenn Martyn
Chorus
Regina McMahon
Chorus
Ellen Merrill
Bridesmaid
Mary Margaret Merrill
Chorus
Sidney Morton
Chorus
Dorothea Mueller
Chorus
Rupert Pole
Chorus
Phyllis Rand
Chorus
Paul Reed
Foreman of the Jury
Mary Roche
Plaintiff
Chorus
Avonelle Schaffer
Bridesmaid
Allen Stewart
The Defendant
Leonard Stocker
Counsel for the Plaintiff
Chorus
Frank Stone
The Learned Judge
Chorus
Mary Ten Eyck
Chorus
Evans Thornton
Chorus
Janet Webb
Bridesmaid
Gabrielle Winship
Chorus
music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert
(Unless otherwise noted)
ACT 1 Sung By
Pour, O Pour The Pirate Sherry The Pirate King, Samuel (The Pirate King's Lieutenant), Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice) and Pirates
When Frederic Was A Little Lad Ruth (Pirate 'Maid-of-all-Work')
Oh, Better Far To Live And Die The Pirate King and Pirates
Oh, False One, You Have Deceived Me! Ruth (Pirate 'Maid-of-all-Work') and Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice)
Climbing Over Rocky Mountain Edith (General Stanley's Daughter), Kate (General Stanley's Daughter) and Daughters
Stop, Ladies, Pray! Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice) and Daughters
Oh, Is There Not One Maiden Breast Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice) and Daughters
Poor Wandering One Mabel (General Stanley's Daughter) and Daughters
What Ought We To Do? Edith (General Stanley's Daughter), Kate (General Stanley's Daughter) and Daughters
How Beautifully Blue The Sky Mabel (General Stanley's Daughter), Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice) and Daughters
Stay, We Must Not Lose Our Senses Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice), Daughters and Pirates
Hold, Monsters! Mabel (General Stanley's Daughter), Samuel (The Pirate King's Lieutenant), Major General Stanley, Daughters and Pirates
I Am The Very Model Of A Modern Major-General Major General Stanley and Ensemble
Oh, Men of Dark and Dismal Fate Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Oh, Dry The Glistening Tear Mabel (General Stanley's Daughter) and Daughters
Then Frederic Major General Stanley and Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice)
When The Foeman Bares His Steel The Sergeant of Police, Mabel (General Stanley's Daughter) and Daughters
Now For The Pirates' Lair! Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice), The Pirate King and Ruth (Pirate 'Maid-of-all-Work')
When You Had Left Our Pirate Fold Ruth (Pirate 'Maid-of-all-Work'), Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice) and The Pirate King
My Eyes Are Fully Open Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice), Ruth (Pirate 'Maid-of-all-Work') and The Pirate King
Away, Away! My Heart's On Fire Ruth (Pirate 'Maid-of-all-Work'), The Pirate King and Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice)
All Is Prepared Mabel (General Stanley's Daughter) and Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice)
Stay, Frederic, Stay! Mabel (General Stanley's Daughter) and Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice)
Sorry Her Lot Mabel (General Stanley's Daughter)
No, I Am Brave Mabel (General Stanley's Daughter), The Sergeant of Police and Police
When A Felon's Not Engaged In His Employment The Sergeant of Police and Police
A Rollicking Band Of Pirates We Pirates, The Sergeant of Police and Police
With Cat-Like Tread, Upon Our Prey We Steal Pirates, Police and Samuel (The Pirate King's Lieutenant)
Hush, Hush! Not A Word Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice), Pirates, Police and Major General Stanley
Sighing Softly To The River Major General Stanley and Ensemble
Finale Ensemble
ACT 3 Sung By
Hark, the hour of ten is sounding
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Chorus
When first my old, old love I knew
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
The Defendant
All hail great judge
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Chorus
When, I good friends, was called to the bar
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
The Learned Judge and Chorus
Swear thou the jury (Recitative)
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Counsel for the Plaintiff and Usher
Where is the plaintiff? (Recitative)
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Counsel for the Plaintiff and Usher
Comes the broken flower
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Bridesmaids
O'er the season vernal
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Plaintiff
Oh, never, never, never
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
The Learned Judge
May it please you, my lud (Recitative and aria)
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Counsel for the Plaintiff and All
That she is reeling
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
The Learned Judge, Foreman of the Jury, Plaintiff and All
Oh, gentlemen, listen, I pray
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
The Defendant and Bridesmaids
A nice dilemma we have here
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
The Learned Judge, Counsel for the Plaintiff, The Defendant and Plaintiff
I love him-I love him
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Plaintiff and The Defendant
The question, gentlemen (Recitative)
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
The Learned Judge, Counsel for the Plaintiff and All
Oh, joy unbounded (Finale)
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
All