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The Yeomen of the Guard    The Merryman and His Maid

Ambassador Theatre, (3/03/1944 - 3/26/1944)
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Opening Date: Mar 03, 1944    
Closing Date: Mar 26, 1944 Total Performances: 1

Category: Musical, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Description: An operetta in two acts
Setting: Tower Green. 16th Century.

Production Staff
Produced by Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company
Written by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Louis Kroll
Directed by R.H. Burnside
Florenz Ames
Jack Point
Robert Eckles
Sergeant Meryll
Walter George
The Headsman
James Gerard
Colonel Fairfax
Catherine Judah
Dame Carruthers
August Loring
Second Citizen
Chester MaDan
First Citizen
Frank Murray
First Yeoman
Bertram Peacock
Sir Richard Cholmondeley
Lewis Pierce
Second Yeoman
Robert Pitkin
Wilfred Shadbolt
Kathryn Reece
Phoebe Meryll
Kathleen Roche
Elsie Maynard
Allen Stewart
Leonard Meryll
Marie Valdez
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by W. S. Gilbert
ACT 1 Sung By
When a maiden loves she sits and sighs Phoebe Meryll
Tower Warders, under orders People and Warders
This is the autumn of our life Solo Warder
When our gallant Norman foes Dame Carruthers and Warders
Alas! I waver to and fro Phoebe Meryll, Leonard Meryll and Sergeant Meryll
Is life a boon? Colonel Fairfax
Here's a man of jollity Chorus
I have a song to sing, O! Elsie Maynard and Jack Point
How say you, maiden, will you wed? Elsie Maynard, Jack Point and Sir Richard Cholmondeley
I've jibe and joke and quip and crank Jack Point
'Tis done! I am a bride! Elsie Maynard
Were I thy bride Phoebe Meryll
Oh, Sergeant Meryll, is it true-
ACT 2 Sung By
Night has spread her pall once more Chorus
Warders are ye? Dame Carruthers
Oh! a private buffoon is a lighthearted loon Jack Point
Hereupon we're both agreed Jack Point and Wilfred Shadbolt
Free from his fetters grim Colonel Fairfax
Strange adventure! Kate, Dame Carruthers, Colonel Fairfax and Sergeant Meryll
Hark! What was that, sir? Elsie Maynard, Phoebe Meryll, Dame Carruthers, Colonel Fairfax, Wilfred Shadbolt, Jack Point, Sir Richard Cholmondeley, Sergeant Meryll and Chorus
A man who would woo a fair maid Elsie Maynard, Phoebe Meryll and Colonel Fairfax
When a wooer goes a-wooing Elsie Maynard, Phoebe Meryll, Colonel Fairfax and Jack Point
Rapture! Rapture! Dame Carruthers and Sergeant Meryll
Comes the pretty young bride