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Cox and Box   
The Long Lost Brothers

Songs for Cox and Box are listed under Act 1
 
 
Martin Beck Theatre , (1/05/1939 - Closing date unknown)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Jan 05, 1939   
Closing Date:Closing date unknown Total Performances:

Category: Musical, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical in One Act
Setting: Furnished room in Bouncer's house, Bloomsbury, London.


Production Staff
Produced by D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Written by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Isidore Godfrey
Cast
John Dean John James Box
A Journeyman Printer
William Sumner James John Cox
A Journeyman Hatter
Richard Walker Sergeant Bouncer
Late of the Dampshire Yeomanry, with military remi
Production Staff
Produced by D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Written by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Isidore Godfrey
Cast
John Dudley Ralph Rackstraw
Marjorie Eyre Cousin Hebe
Darrell Fancourt Dick Deadeye
Radley Flynn Bob Beckett
Evelyn Gardiner Little Buttercup
Mrs. Cripps, a Portsmouth Bumboat Woman
Martyn Green The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B.
First Lord of the Admiralty
Leslie Rands Captain Corcoran
Commander of H.M.S. Pinafore
Helen Roberts Josephine
the Captain's Daughter
Richard Walker Bill Bobstay
Boatswain
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Francis C. Burnand
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

Cox and Box
ACT 1Sung By
Rataplan (Yes, yes, in those merry days) Sergeant Bouncer (Late of the Dampshire Yeomanry, with military remi)
Stay, Bouncer, Stay James John Cox (A Journeyman Hatter) and Sergeant Bouncer (Late of the Dampshire Yeomanry, with military remi)
Hush-a-bye, Bacon John James Box (A Journeyman Printer)
My Master Is Punctual James John Cox (A Journeyman Hatter)
Who are you, Sir? James John Cox (A Journeyman Hatter), John James Box (A Journeyman Printer) and Sergeant Bouncer (Late of the Dampshire Yeomanry, with military remi)
The Buttercup James John Cox (A Journeyman Hatter) and John James Box (A Journeyman Printer)
Three years ago John James Box (A Journeyman Printer)
Sixes James John Cox (A Journeyman Hatter) and John James Box (A Journeyman Printer)
My hand upon it
H.M.S. Pinafore
ACT 2Sung By
We sail the ocean blue
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
I'm called little Buttercup (Recitative and Song)
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Little Buttercup (Mrs. Cripps, a Portsmouth Bumboat Woman)
The Nightingale sigh'd for the moon's bright ray (Scena)
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Ralph Rackstraw and Chorus
A maiden fair to see (Aria)
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Ralph Rackstraw and Chorus
I am the Captain of the Pinafore (Recitative, Song, and Chorus)
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Captain Corcoran (Commander of H.M.S. Pinafore) and Men's Chorus
Sorry her lot
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Josephine (the Captain's Daughter)
Over the bright blue sea Comes Sir Joseph Porter, K. C. B.
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Women's Chorus
We sail the ocean blue (Reprise)
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Men's Chorus
I am the monarch of the sea
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B. (First Lord of the Admiralty), Hebe (Sir Joseph's First Cousin), Bill Bobstay (Boatswain) and Chorus
When I was a lad
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B. (First Lord of the Admiralty) and Chorus
A British tar is a soaring soul
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Ralph Rackstraw, Bill Bobstay (Boatswain) and Bob Beckett
Refrain, audacious tar, your suit from pressing
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Josephine (the Captain's Daughter) and Ralph Rackstraw
Can I survive this overbearing? (Finale)
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Principals and Chorus
ACT 3Sung By
Fair moon, to thee I sing!
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Captain Corcoran (Commander of H.M.S. Pinafore)
Things are seldom what they seem
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Little Buttercup (Mrs. Cripps, a Portsmouth Bumboat Woman) and Captain Corcoran (Commander of H.M.S. Pinafore)
The hours creep on apace (Scena)
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Josephine (the Captain's Daughter)
Never mind the why or wherefore
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Josephine (the Captain's Daughter), Captain Corcoran (Commander of H.M.S. Pinafore) and The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B. (First Lord of the Admiralty)
The merry maiden and the tar
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Captain Corcoran (Commander of H.M.S. Pinafore) and Dick Deadeye
Carefully on tiptoe stealing
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Dick Deadeye, Captain Corcoran (Commander of H.M.S. Pinafore), Josephine (the Captain's Daughter), Ralph Rackstraw, Hebe (Sir Joseph's First Cousin), The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B. (First Lord of the Admiralty) and Men's Chorus
Farewell, my own, Light of my life, farewell!
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Ralph Rackstraw, Josephine (the Captain's Daughter), The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B. (First Lord of the Admiralty), Hebe (Sir Joseph's First Cousin), Dick Deadeye, Bill Bobstay (Boatswain), Bob Beckett, Little Buttercup (Mrs. Cripps, a Portsmouth Bumboat Woman) and Chorus
A many years ago, when I was young and charming (Legend)
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Little Buttercup (Mrs. Cripps, a Portsmouth Bumboat Woman) and Chorus
Oh joy, oh rapture unforseen (Finale)
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Principals and Chorus