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The Mikado / The Big City / A Ball in Old Vienna   
The Town of Titipu

 

This production was composed of the following shows:

 
St. James Theatre , (2/03/1942 - 3/14/1942)
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Opening Date:Feb 03, 1942   
Closing Date:Mar 14, 1942 Total Performances:19

Category: Musical, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Description: A comic operetta in two acts
Setting: Courtyard of Ko-Ko's official residence. Ko-Ko's garden in Titipu.


The Mikado

Category: Musical, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Courtyard of Ko-Ko's official residence. Ko-Ko's garden in Titipu.

Production Staff
Produced by Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.)
Written by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Louis Kroll
Directed by R.H. Burnside
Cast
Florenz Ames Ko-Ko
Lord High Executioner of Titipu
Boston Opera Company Ensemble Ensemble
Morton Bowe Nanki-Poo
son of the Mikado, disguised as a wandering minstr
Helen Lanvin Katisha
an Elderly Lady, in love with Nanki-Poo
Bertram Peacock Pooh-Bah
Lord High Everything Else
Frederick Persson Pish-Tush
a Noble Lord
Robert Pitkin The Mikado of Japan
Kathleen Roche Yum-Yum
one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko
Mary Roche Pitti-Sing
one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko
Margaret Roy Peep-Bo
one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko

The Big City

Category: Special, Operetta, Ballet, Original, Broadway
Setting: The street; the workers' quarters; the dance hall.

Production Staff
Produced by Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.)
Music by Alexander Tansman
Choreographed by Kurt Jooss
Costume Design by H. Heckroth
Cast
Noelle de Mosa The Young Girl
Jack Gansert The Libertine
Hans Zullig The Young Workman

A Ball in Old Vienna

Category: Special, Ballet, Original, Broadway
Setting: Vienna in the 1840s.

Production Staff
Produced by Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.)
Music by Joseph Lanner; Music arranged by Frederic Cohen
Choreographed by Kurt Jooss; Staged by Leon Greanin
Costume Design by Aino Sllmola
Cast
Joy Bolton-Carter Dancer
Alfredo Corvino Dancer
Marguerite De Anguera Dancer
Noelle de Mosa His Sweetheart
Jack Gansert Dancer
Lucas Hovinga The Eligible Young Man
Elsa Kahl Her Aunt
Lydia Kocers Dancer
Eva Leckstroem His Partner
Henry Shwarz The Dancing Master
Jack Skinner Dancer
Bunty Slack Her Aunt
Ulla Soederbaum The Debutante
Hans Zullig Her Admirer
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by W. S. Gilbert
ACT 1Sung By
If You Want to Know Who We Are Chorus of Men
A Wand'ring Minstrel I Nanki-Poo (son of the Mikado, disguised as a wandering minstr) and Chorus
Our Great Mikado, Virtuous Man Pish-Tush (a Noble Lord) and Chorus
Young Man, Despair, Likewise Go To Pooh-Bah (Lord High Everything Else), Nanki-Poo (son of the Mikado, disguised as a wandering minstr) and Pish-Tush (a Noble Lord)
And Have I Journey'd for a Month Nanki-Poo (son of the Mikado, disguised as a wandering minstr) and Pooh-Bah (Lord High Everything Else)
Behold the Lord High Executioner Ko-Ko (Lord High Executioner of Titipu)
As Some Day It May Happen Ko-Ko (Lord High Executioner of Titipu) and Chorus
Comes a Train of Little Ladies Chorus of Girls
Three Little Maids From School Yum-Yum (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko), Peep-Bo (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko), Pitti-Sing (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko) and Chorus
So Please You, Sir, We Much Regret Yum-Yum (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko), Peep-Bo (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko), Pitti-Sing (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko), Pooh-Bah (Lord High Everything Else) and Chorus
Were You No to Ko-Ko Plighted Yum-Yum (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko) and Nanki-Poo (son of the Mikado, disguised as a wandering minstr)
I Am So Proud Ko-Ko (Lord High Executioner of Titipu), Pooh-Bah (Lord High Everything Else) and Pish-Tush (a Noble Lord)
With Aspect Stern and Gloomy Stride Company
ACT 2Sung By
Braid the Raven Hair Pitti-Sing (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko) and Chorus of Girls
The Sun, Whose Rays Are All Ablaze Yum-Yum (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko)
Brightly Dawns Our Wedding Day Yum-Yum (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko), Pitti-Sing (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko), Nanki-Poo (son of the Mikado, disguised as a wandering minstr) and Pish-Tush (a Noble Lord)
Here's a How-de-do! If I Marry You Yum-Yum (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko), Nanki-Poo (son of the Mikado, disguised as a wandering minstr) and Ko-Ko (Lord High Executioner of Titipu)
Mi-ya-sa-ma-mi-ya-sa-ma Chorus
A More Humane Mikado Never Did in Japan Exist The Mikado of Japan and Chorus
The Criminal Cried as He Dropped Him Down Pitti-Sing (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko), Ko-Ko (Lord High Executioner of Titipu), Pooh-Bah (Lord High Everything Else) and Chorus
The Flowers That Bloom in the Spring Nanki-Poo (son of the Mikado, disguised as a wandering minstr), Ko-Ko (Lord High Executioner of Titipu), Yum-Yum (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko), Pitti-Sing (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko) and Pooh-Bah (Lord High Everything Else)
Alone, and Yet Alive Katisha (an Elderly Lady, in love with Nanki-Poo)
On a Tree by a River, a Little Tom-tit Sang Willow, Tit-willow Ko-Ko (Lord High Executioner of Titipu)
There Is a Beauty in the Bellow of the Blast Katisha (an Elderly Lady, in love with Nanki-Poo) and Ko-Ko (Lord High Executioner of Titipu)
For He's Gone and Married Yum-Yum Company