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The Yeomen of the Guard   
The Merryman and His Maid

 

New Century Theatre, (2/02/1948 - 3/27/1948)
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Opening Date: Feb 02, 1948    
Closing Date: Mar 27, 1948 Total Performances: 16

Category: Musical, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Description: An operetta in two acts



Production Staff
Produced by D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Written by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan
Staged by Anna Bethell
Scenic Design by Peter Goffin; Costume Design by Peter Goffin
Cast
Gwyneth CullimoreKate
Richard DunnSecond Yeoman
Darrell FancourtSergeant Meryll
Denise FindlayPhoebe Meryll
Martyn GreenJack Point
Ella HalmanDame Carruthers
Tom HancockLeonard Meryll
C. William MorganFirst Citizen
Leonard OsbornColonel Fairfax
Peter PrattSecond Citizen
Helen RobertsElsie Maynard
Rhys ThomasFirst Yeoman
Richard WalkerWilfred Shadbolt
Richard WatsonSir Richard Cholmondeley
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by W. S. Gilbert
ACT 1 Sung By
When a maiden loves she sits and sighsPeople
Tower Warders, under ordersPeople and Warders
This is the autumn of our lifeSolo Warder
When our gallant Norman foesDame Carruthers and Warders
Alas! I waver to and froPhoebe Meryll, Leonard Meryll and Sergeant Meryll
Is life a boon?Colonel Fairfax
Here's a man of jollityChorus
I have a song to sing, O!Elsie Maynard and Jack Point
How say you, maiden, will you wed?Elsie Maynard, Jack Point and Sir Richard Cholmondeley
I've jibe and joke and quip and crankJack Point
'Tis done! I am a bride!Elsie Maynard
Were I thy bridePhoebe Meryll
Oh, Sergeant Meryll, is it true-
ACT 2 Sung By
Night has spread her pall once moreChorus
Warders are ye?Dame Carruthers
Oh! a private buffoon is a lighthearted loonJack Point
Hereupon we're both agreedJack Point and Wilfred Shadbolt
Free from his fetters grimColonel Fairfax
Strange adventure!Kate, Dame Carruthers, Colonel Fairfax and Sergeant Meryll
Hark! What was that, sir?Elsie Maynard, Phoebe Meryll, Dame Carruthers, Colonel Fairfax, Wilfred Shadbolt, Jack Point, Sir Richard Cholmondeley, Sergeant Meryll and Chorus
A man who would woo a fair maidElsie Maynard, Phoebe Meryll and Colonel Fairfax
When a wooer goes a-wooingElsie Maynard, Phoebe Meryll, Colonel Fairfax and Jack Point
Rapture! Rapture!Dame Carruthers and Sergeant Meryll
Comes the pretty young bride