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The Yeomen of the Guard   
The Merryman and His Maid

 
This production played in repertory with The Mikado, The Sorcerer, Trial by Jury, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe
 
48th Street Theatre , (4/19/1915 - 5/08/1915)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Apr 19, 1915   
Closing Date:May 08, 1915 Total Performances:24

Category: Musical, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Description: An operetta in two acts
Setting: Tower Green.


Production Staff
Produced by William A. Brady and Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company
Written by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Clarence West
Directed by Herbert Cripps
Cast
George Abbott Second Yeoman
Arthur Aldridge Colonel Fairfax
Natalie Alt Elsie Maynard
May Arnold Chorus
Digby Bell Chorus
Alice Brady Chorus
Una Brooks Chorus
Gladys Caldwell Phoebe Meryll
Frank Clarke First Yeoman
William Danforth Wilfred Shadbolt
Hugh Dwyer Leonard Meryll
DeWolf Hopper Jack Point
Marie Horgan Dame Carruthers
James Hughes The Headsman
Alice McComb Kate
Maude Mordaunt Chorus
William Quimby First Citizen
Henry Smith Second Citizen
Richard Temple Chorus
Herbert Waterous Sergeant Meryll
John Willard Sir Richard Cholmondeley
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by W. S. Gilbert
ACT 1Sung By
When a maiden loves she sits and sighs Phoebe Meryll
Tower Warders, under orders People and Warders
This is the autumn of our life Solo Warder
When our gallant Norman foes Dame Carruthers and Warders
Alas! I waver to and fro Phoebe Meryll, Leonard Meryll and Sergeant Meryll
Is life a boon? Colonel Fairfax
Here's a man of jollity Chorus
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 crank Jack Point
'Tis done! I am a bride! Elsie Maynard
Were I thy bride Phoebe Meryll
Oh, Sergeant Meryll, is it true-
ACT 2Sung By
Night has spread her pall once more Chorus
Warders are ye? Dame Carruthers
Oh! a private buffoon is a lighthearted loon Jack Point
Hereupon we're both agreed Jack Point and Wilfred Shadbolt
Free from his fetters grim Colonel 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 maid Elsie Maynard, Phoebe Meryll and Colonel Fairfax
When a wooer goes a-wooing Elsie Maynard, Phoebe Meryll, Colonel Fairfax and Jack Point
Rapture! Rapture! Dame Carruthers and Sergeant Meryll
Comes the pretty young bride