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The Sorcerer   

 
This production played in repertory with The Yeomen of the Guard, The Mikado, Trial by Jury, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe

48th Street Theatre, (5/24/1915 - 6/05/1915)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: May 24, 1915    
Closing Date: Jun 05, 1915 Total Performances: 16

Category: Musical, Comedy, Operetta, Revival, 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 William A. Brady and Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company
Libretto by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Clarence West
Directed by Herbert Cripps
Cast
Arthur AldridgeAlexis
Natalie AltAline
May ArnoldPrincipals
Digby BellDr. Daly
Gladys CaldwellConstance
DeWolf HopperJohn Wellington Wells
Alice McCombMrs. Parlett
Henry SmithNotary
Herbert WaterousSir Marmaduke Pointdexter
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