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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 H. M. S. Pinafore are listed as Acts 2 and 3


New Century Theatre, (1/19/1948 - 2/28/1948)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Jan 19, 1948    
Closing Date: Feb 28, 1948 Total Performances: 16

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


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
Staged by Anna Bethell
Costume Design by Charles Ricketts
Cast
Charles Dorning
Captain Corcoran
Commander of H.M.S. Pinafore
Darrell Fancourt
Dick Deadeye
Alternate
Radley Flynn
Dick Deadeye
Alternate
Bob Beckett
Alternate
Joan Gillingham
Cousin Hebe
Martyn Green
The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B.
First Lord of the Admiralty
Ella Halman
Little Buttercup
Mrs. Cripps, a Portsmouth Bumboat Woman
Donald Harris
Bob Beckett
Alternate
Helen Roberts
Josephine
the Captain's Daughter
Thomas Round
Ralph Rackstraw
Richard Walker
Bill Bobstay
Boatswain

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; Based on the farce "Box and Cox" by John Maddison Morton
Staged by Anna Bethell
Scenic Design by Charles Ricketts; Costume Design by Charles Ricketts
Cast
Richard Dunn
James John Cox
A Journeyman Hatter
Leonard Osborn
John James Box
A Journeyman Printer
Richard Walker
Sergeant Bouncer
Late of the Dampshire Yeomanry, with military remi
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert
(Unless otherwise noted)
ACT 1 Sung By
Rataplan (Yes, yes, in those merry days)
(lyrics by Francis C. Burnand)
Sergeant Bouncer
Stay, Bouncer, Stay
(lyrics by Francis C. Burnand)
James John Cox and Sergeant Bouncer
Hush-a-bye, Bacon
(lyrics by Francis C. Burnand)
John James Box
My Master Is Punctual
(lyrics by Francis C. Burnand)
James John Cox
Who are you, Sir?
(lyrics by Francis C. Burnand)
James John Cox, John James Box and Sergeant Bouncer
The Buttercup
(lyrics by Francis C. Burnand)
James John Cox and John James Box
Three years ago
(lyrics by Francis C. Burnand)
John James Box
Sixes
(lyrics by Francis C. Burnand)
James John Cox and John James Box
My hand upon it
(lyrics by Francis C. Burnand)
ACT 2 Sung By
We sail the ocean blue
I'm called little Buttercup (Recitative and Song) Little Buttercup
The Nightingale sigh'd for the moon's bright ray (Scena) Ralph Rackstraw and Chorus
A maiden fair to see (Aria) Ralph Rackstraw and Chorus
I am the Captain of the Pinafore (Recitative, Song, and Chorus) Captain Corcoran and Men's Chorus
Sorry her lot Josephine
Over the bright blue sea Comes Sir Joseph Porter, K. C. B. Women's Chorus
We sail the ocean blue (Reprise) Men's Chorus
I am the monarch of the sea The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B., Hebe, Bill Bobstay and Chorus
When I was a lad The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B. and Chorus
A British tar is a soaring soul Ralph Rackstraw, Bill Bobstay and Bob Beckett
Refrain, audacious tar, your suit from pressing Josephine and Ralph Rackstraw
Can I survive this overbearing? (Finale) Principals and Chorus
ACT 3 Sung By
Fair moon, to thee I sing! Captain Corcoran
Things are seldom what they seem Little Buttercup and Captain Corcoran
The hours creep on apace (Scena) Josephine
Never mind the why or wherefore Josephine, Captain Corcoran and The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B.
The merry maiden and the tar Captain Corcoran and Dick Deadeye
Carefully on tiptoe stealing 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! 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) Little Buttercup and Chorus
Oh joy, oh rapture unforseen (Finale) Principals and Chorus