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Trial by Jury   

 
 
Martin Beck Theatre , (9/13/1934 - 11/29/1934)
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Opening Date:Sep 13, 1934   
Closing Date:Nov 29, 1934 Total Performances:15

Category: Musical, Comedy, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Description: A comic opera in one act.
Setting: A Court of Justice.
Comments: Opened 9/13/34; closed 9/15/34 after 4 perfs.; re-opened 10/22/34; closed 10/24/34 for 4 perfs.; re-opened 11/28/34, closed 11/29/34 for 3 perfs. Re-opened 11/8/34, closed 11/10/34 for 4 perfs. (with "Pirates of Penzance").


Production Staff
Produced by D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Libretto by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Isidore Godfrey
Directed by James McRobbie Gordon
Scenic Design by Charles Ricketts; Costume Design by Charles Ricketts
Cast
Doreen Denny Plaintiff
Kathleen Frances First Bridesmaid
Sydney Granville The Learned Judge
C. William Morgan Associate
Leslie Rands Counsel for the Plaintiff
Frank Steward Foreman of the Jury
Richard Walker Usher
Robert Wilson The Defendant
ACT 1Sung By
Hark, the hour of ten is sounding Chorus
When first my old, old love I knew The Defendant
All hail great judge Chorus
When, I good friends, was called to the bar The Learned Judge and Chorus
Swear thou the jury (Recitative) Counsel for the Plaintiff and Usher
Where is the plaintiff? (Recitative) Counsel for the Plaintiff and Usher
Comes the broken flower Bridesmaids
O'er the season vernal Plaintiff
Oh, never, never, never The Learned Judge
May it please you, my lud (Recitative and aria) Counsel for the Plaintiff and All
That she is reeling The Learned Judge, Foreman of the Jury, Plaintiff and All
Oh, gentlemen, listen, I pray The Defendant and Bridesmaids
A nice dilemma we have here The Learned Judge, Counsel for the Plaintiff, The Defendant and Plaintiff
I love him-I love him Plaintiff and The Defendant
The question, gentlemen (Recitative) The Learned Judge, Counsel for the Plaintiff and All
Oh, joy unbounded (Finale) All