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The Sorcerer   

Broadway Theatre, (2/21/1879 - 3/08/1879)
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Opening Date: Feb 21, 1879    
Closing Date: Mar 08, 1879 Total Performances: 20

Category: Musical, Comedy, Operetta, Original, Broadway
Description: An opera in two acts
Setting: The grounds of Sir Marmaduke's Mansion and the Market-place of Ploverleigh

Production Staff
Produced by Chandos Fulton and George Edgar
Libretto by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: J. A. Kinney
Annie BoudinotLady Sangazure
Frank BudworthSir Marmaduke Pointdexter
Tom BullockAlexis
Minnie CliveConstance
W.H. CromptonDr. Daly
William Horace LingardJohn Wellington Wells
Matilda ScottAline
J.P. SwinburneNotary
Florence WoodMrs. Parlett
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert
ACT 1 Sung By
Ring forth, ye bellsChorus
Constance, my daughter, why this strange depression?Mrs. Parlett and Constance
When he is hereConstance
The air is charged with amatory numbersDr. Daly
Time was, when Love and I were well acquainted (A Pale Young Curate)Dr. Daly
Sir Marmaduke, my dear young friendSir Marmaduke Pointdexter, Dr. Daly and Alexis
With heart and with voiceChorus of Girls
My kindly friends, I thank you for this greeting
Happy young heartAline
My child, I join these congratulationsLady Sangazure
With heart and with voiceChorus of Men
Welcome joy! Adieu to sadnessLady Sangazure and Sir Marmaduke Pointdexter
All is preparedAline, Alexis, Notary and Chorus
For love aloneAlexis
My name is John Wellington WellsJohn Wellington Wells
Sprites of earth and airAline, Alexis, John Wellington Wells and Chorus
Now to the Banquet we pressPrincipals and Chorus
ACT 2 Sung By
'Tis Twelve, I thinkAline, Alexis and John Wellington Wells
Dear friends, take pity on my lotConstance, Notary, Aline, Alexis and Chorus
It is not loveAlexis
Such a wife to soothe his yearsAline, Mrs. Parlett, Alexis, Dr. Daly and Sir Marmaduke Pointdexter
Oh, I have wrought much evil with my spells! (Hate Me!Lady Sangazure and Sir Marmaduke Pointdexter
Alexis! Doubt me not my loved one!Aline
Engaged to So-and-soDr. Daly
Oh, joyous boon! Oh, mad delight!Aline, Alexis, Dr. Daly and Chorus
Prepare for sad surprisesAlexis
Or he or I must diePrincipals and Chorus