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Cox and Box / H.M.S. Pinafore    The Long Lost Brothers

This production was composed of the following shows:

Songs for Cox and Box are listed as Act 1


Martin Beck Theatre, (9/28/1936 - 11/21/1936)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Sep 28, 1936    
Closing Date: Nov 21, 1936 Total Performances: 16

Category: Musical, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical in One Act


Cox and Box

Category: Musical, Operetta, Original, Broadway

Setting: Furnished room in Bouncer's house, Bloomsbury, London.

Production Staff
Produced by D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Libretto by F.C. Burnand; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Isidore Godfrey; Based on the farce "Box and Cox" by John Maddison Morton
Cast
John Dean
John James Box
A Journeyman Printer
Richard Dunn
James John Cox
A Journeyman Hatter
Richard Walker
Sergeant Bouncer
Late of the Dampshire Yeomanry, with military remi

H.M.S. Pinafore

Category: Musical, Comedy, Operetta, Revival, Broadway

Setting: Quarterdeck of H.M.S. Pinafore off Portsmouth.

Production Staff
Produced by D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Written by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Isidore Godfrey
Cast
Sylvia Cecil
Josephine
the Captain's Daughter
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
Derek Oldham
Ralph Rackstraw
Leslie Rands
Captain Corcoran
Commander of H.M.S. Pinafore
Richard Walker
Bill Bobstay
Boatswain
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Francis C. Burnand
(Unless otherwise noted)
ACT 1 Sung By
Rataplan (Yes, yes, in those merry days) Sergeant Bouncer
Stay, Bouncer, Stay James John Cox and Sergeant Bouncer
Hush-a-bye, Bacon John James Box
My Master Is Punctual James John Cox
Who are you, Sir? James John Cox, John James Box and Sergeant Bouncer
The Buttercup James John Cox and John James Box
Three years ago John James Box
Sixes James John Cox and John James Box
My hand upon it
ACT 2 Sung 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
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 and Men's Chorus
Sorry her lot
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Josephine
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., Hebe, Bill Bobstay and Chorus
When I was a lad
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B. and Chorus
A British tar is a soaring soul
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Ralph Rackstraw, Bill Bobstay and Bob Beckett
Refrain, audacious tar, your suit from pressing
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Josephine and Ralph Rackstraw
Can I survive this overbearing? (Finale)
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Principals and Chorus
ACT 3 Sung By
Fair moon, to thee I sing!
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Captain Corcoran
Things are seldom what they seem
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Little Buttercup and Captain Corcoran
The hours creep on apace (Scena)
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Josephine
Never mind the why or wherefore
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Josephine, Captain Corcoran and The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B.
The merry maiden and the tar
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Captain Corcoran and Dick Deadeye
Carefully on tiptoe stealing
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Dick Deadeye, Captain Corcoran, Josephine, Ralph Rackstraw, Hebe, The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B. and Men's Chorus
Farewell, my own, Light of my life, farewell!
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Ralph Rackstraw, Josephine, The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B., Hebe, Dick Deadeye, Bill Bobstay, Bob Beckett, Little Buttercup and Chorus
A many years ago, when I was young and charming (Legend)
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Little Buttercup and Chorus
Oh joy, oh rapture unforseen (Finale)
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Principals and Chorus