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Iolanthe   
The Peer and the Peri

 
Erlanger's Theatre , (7/13/1931 - 1/09/1932)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Jul 13, 1931   
Closing Date:Jan 09, 1932 Total Performances:24

Category: Musical, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Description: An operetta in two acts
Setting: An Arcadian Landscape. Palace Yard, Westminster. Between 1700 and 1882.
Comments: Open July 13, 1931, closed July 25, 1931 after 16 performances; re-opened January 4, 1932 and closed January 9, 1932 after 8 performances for a total of 24 performances.


Production Staff
Produced by The Civic Light Opera Company
Libretto by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Louis Kroll
Staged by Milton Aborn
Scenic Design by Woodman Thompson (Originally designed for 1926 production.); Costume Design by Eaves
Art Direction by John C. Baatz
Cast
Marynia Apel Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Edith Artley Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Frances Baviello Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
John Cardini Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Francis Clark Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Patricia Clark Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Dean Dickens Iolanthe
Georgina Dieter Celia
Frank Dowling Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Harrison Fuller Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Eleanor Gilmore Fleta
Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Carroll Godwin Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Vivian Hart Phyllis
Helen Hosp Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Charlotte La Rose Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Bernard Lane Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Martin Lilienfield Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Joseph Macaulay Strephon
Howard Marsh Lord Tolloler
Mary Jo Matthews Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Bert Melrose Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Frank Moulan The Lord Chancellor
Frank Murray Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Felix Noonan Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Isabel Norwood Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Frederick Persson Earl of Mountararat
Marie Pittman Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Patrick Quinton Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Harold Raymond Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Ramon Recalde Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Julia Reid Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Vera Ross Queen of the Fairies
Rosa Rubenstein Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Olga Schumacher Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Rosalyn Shaw Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Adele Story Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Lee Talbot Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Edward Taylor Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Mabel Thompson Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Gertrude Waldon Leila
Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Allan Ware Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Herbert Waterous Private Willis
Hobson Young Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
ACT 1Sung By
Tripping hither, tripping thither Celia and Leila
Iolanthe! From thy dark exile thou art summoned Queen of the Fairies, Iolanthe, Celia, Leila and Chorus of Fairies
Good morrow, good mother Strephon and Chorus of Fairies
Fare thee well, attractive stranger Queen of the Fairies and Chorus of Fairies
Good morrow, good lover! Phyllis and Strephon
None shall part us from each other Phyllis and Strephon
Loudly let the trumpet bray Tenors and Basses
The law is the true embodiment The Lord Chancellor and Chorus of Peers
My well-loved lord and guardian dear Phyllis, Lord Tolloler and Earl of Mountararat
Nay, tempt me not Phyllis
Spurn not the nobly born Lord Tolloler and Chorus
Lords, it may not be! Phyllis, Lord Tolloler, Earl of Mountararat, Strephon, The Lord Chancellor and Chorus of Peers
When I went to the Bar as a very young man The Lord Chancellor
When darkly looms the day Phyllis, Iolanthe, Queen of the Fairies, Leila, Celia, Strephon, Lord Tolloler, Earl of Mountararat, The Lord Chancellor and Chorus of Fairies and Peers
ACT 2Sung By
When all night long a chap remains Private Willis
Strephon's a member of Parliament! Chorus
When Britain truly ruled the waves Earl of Mountararat and Chorus
In vain you plead to us, Don't go! Leila, Celia, Chorus of Fairies, Earl of Mountararat and Lord Tolloler
Oh, foolish fay Queen of the Fairies and Chorus of Fairies
Tho' p'raps I may incur your blame Phyllis, Lord Tolloler, Earl of Mountararat and Private Willis
Love, unrequited, robs me of my rest The Lord Chancellor
He who shies at such a prize Lord Tolloler, Earl of Mountararat and The Lord Chancellor
My Bill has now been read a second time Strephon
If we're weak enough to tarry Phyllis and Strephon
My lord, a suppliant at your feet I kneel Fairies and Iolanthe
It may not be-for so the fates decide! Iolanthe, Queen of the Fairies, The Lord Chancellor and Fairies
Soon as we may, off and away! Phyllis, Iolanthe, Queen of the Fairies, Leila, Celia, Lord Tolloler, Earl of Mountararat, Strephon, The Lord Chancellor and Chorus of Fairies and Peers