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The Witch's Curse

Cosmopolitan Theatre, (5/20/1927 - 6/04/1927)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: May 20, 1927    
Closing Date: Jun 04, 1927 Total Performances: 19

Category: Musical, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Description: An operetta in two acts
Setting: The fishing village of Rederring, in Cornwall. Picture gallery in Ruddigore Castle. Early in the 19th century.

Production Staff
Produced by Lawrence J. Anhalt
Libretto by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan
Directed by Charles Jones; Production Supervised by Lawrence J. Anhalt
Scenic Design by Rollo Wayne
Choral Director: Harry Gilbert; Conducted by Max Hirschfeld
Robert BennettChorus
Madeline BiltmoreChorus
Donald BlackGhost of Sir Gilbert Murgatroyd
Walter BrennonChorus
Cassandra BrownChorus
Juliet BuellRuth
Andrew BurjoyneChorus
Lee BurroughsChorus
Craig CampbellRichard Dauntless
Violet CarlsonRose Maybud
Vestol ChristenberryChorus
Alexander ClarkRobin Oakapple
Beatrice ClarkChorus
Sally CoakleyChorus
William DanforthSir Despard Murgatroyd
Jack EdmundsChorus
Sarah M. EdwardsMad Margaret
Mary FelderChorus
Carolyn FerreeChorus
George GanonChorus
Margaret GroveChorus
Noel HarlanGhost of Sir Desmond Murgatroyd
Edward HoffmanChorus
Rose HostChorus
Harvey HowardOld Adam Goodheart
Alice HuntingtonChorus
John JendrickChorus
Dorothy JohnsonChorus
Patricia JohnsonChorus
Basil KirkChorus
Sue LakeChorus
Helen LehmanChorus
Alan MorayChorus
Leona MourtonChorus
Dorothy PilzerDame Hannah
Ruth RamseyZorah
Henry RiebeselleGhost of Sir Lionel Murgatroyd
Herbert RothwellChorus
Vernon RudolphChorus
John RussellGhost of Sir Joseph Murgatroyd
Paul ShorranGhost of Sir Mervyn Murgatroyd
Hugh SorensonGhost of Sir Conrad Murgatroyd
Eva SyfertChorus
Peggy ThomasChorus
Herbert WaterousGhost of Sir Roderic Murgatroyd
Robert WillardGhost of Sir Rupert Murgatroyd
Hilda WithersChorus
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert
ACT 1 Sung By
Fair is Rose as bright May dayZorah and Chorus of Bridesmaids
Sir Rupert Murgatroyd His leisure and his richesDame Hannah and Chorus
If somebody there chanced to beRose Maybud
I know a youth who loves a little maidRose Maybud and Robin Oakapple
From the briny seas comes young RichardChorus of Bridesmaids
I shipped, d'ye see, in a revenue sloopRichard Dauntless
My boy, you may take it from meRobin Oakapple
The battle's roar is over, O my love!Rose Maybud and Richard Dauntless
If well his suit is spedChorus of Bridesmaids
In sailing o'er life's ocean wideRose Maybud, Richard Dauntless and Robin Oakapple
Cheerily carols the lark Over the cotMad Margaret
Welcome gentryChorus
O why am I moody and sadSir Despard Murgatroyd
You understand? I think I doRichard Dauntless and Sir Despard Murgatroyd
Hail the bride of seventeen summers
ACT 2 Sung By
I once was as meek as a newborn lambRobin Oakapple and Old Adam Goodheart
Happily coupled are we, you seeRose Maybud and Richard Dauntless
In bygone days I had thy loveRose Maybud and Chorus of Bridesmaids
Painted emblems of a raceRobin Oakapple, Ghost of Sir Roderic Murgatroyd and Chorus
When the night wind howls in the chimney cowlsGhost of Sir Roderic Murgatroyd and Chorus
He yields! He yields!Chorus
Away, remorse! Compunction, hence!Robin Oakapple
I once was a very abandon'd personMad Margaret and Sir Despard Murgatroyd
My eyes are fully open to my awful situationMad Margaret, Robin Oakapple and Sir Despard Murgatroyd
There grew a little flower 'neath a great oak treeDame Hannah and Ghost of Sir Roderic Murgatroyd
When a man has been a naughty Baronet