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Cox and Box / The Pirates of Penzance    The Long Lost Brothers

This production was composed of the following shows:

Songs for Cox and Box are listed as Act 1


Ambassador Theatre, (2/17/1944 - 3/26/1944)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Feb 17, 1944    
Closing Date: Mar 26, 1944 Total Performances: 8

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 Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company
Based on the farce "Box and Cox" by John Maddison Morton; Libretto by F.C. Burnand; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Louis Kroll
Directed by R.H. Burnside
Cast
Florenz Ames
John James Box
A Journeyman Printer
Robert Eckles
Sergeant Bouncer
Late of the Dampshire Yeomanry, with military remi
Allen Stewart
James John Cox
A Journeyman Hatter

The Pirates of Penzance

Category: Musical, Comedy, Operetta, Original, Broadway

Setting: A rocky seashore on the coast of Cornwall. A ruined chapel by moonlight.

Production Staff
Produced by Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company
Libretto by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Louis Kroll
Directed by R.H. Burnside
Cast
Florenz Ames
Major General Stanley
Tom Bennett
Chorus
Lucille Benon
Chorus
Gerald Bercier
Chorus
Edward Bird
Chorus
David Bogart
Chorus
Ruth Cummings
Chorus
Jean Davis
Chorus
John Dewey
Chorus
Robert Eckles
The Pirate King
Joseph Filos
Chorus
Walter George
Chorus
James Gerard
Frederic
the Pirate Apprentice
Alternate
Helen Jayson
Chorus
Catherine Judah
Ruth
Pirate 'Maid-of-all-Work'
Florence Keezel
Chorus
Louise King
Chorus
Lillian Koniver
Chorus
Charlotte Kremla
Chorus
August Loring
Chorus
Mary Lundon
Isabel
General Stanley's Daughter
Barry Lyndall
Chorus
Chester MaDan
Chorus
Edwin Marsh
Chorus
Maxine Masseretto
Chorus
Victoria Mayer
Chorus
Louise Miller
Chorus
Larry O'Dell
Chorus
Athena Pappas
Chorus
Doris Parker
Chorus
Bertram Peacock
Samuel
The Pirate King's Lieutenant
Robert Pitkin
The Sergeant of Police
Helen Prentiss
Chorus
Kathryn Reece
Edith
General Stanley's Daughter
Kathleen Roche
Mabel
General Stanley's Daughter
Edith Sterling
Chorus
Allen Stewart
Frederic
the Pirate Apprentice
Alternate
Virginia Tyre
Chorus
Marie Valdez
Kate
General Stanley's Daughter
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
Pour, O Pour The Pirate Sherry
(music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert)
The Pirate King, Samuel, Frederic and Pirates
When Frederic Was A Little Lad
(music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert)
Ruth
Oh, Better Far To Live And Die
(music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert)
The Pirate King and Pirates
Oh, False One, You Have Deceived Me!
(music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert)
Ruth and Frederic
Climbing Over Rocky Mountain
(music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert)
Edith, Kate and Daughters
Stop, Ladies, Pray!
(music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert)
Frederic and Daughters
Oh, Is There Not One Maiden Breast
(music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert)
Frederic and Daughters
Poor Wandering One
(music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert)
Mabel and Daughters
What Ought We To Do?
(music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert)
Edith, Kate and Daughters
How Beautifully Blue The Sky
(music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert)
Mabel, Frederic and Daughters
Stay, We Must Not Lose Our Senses
(music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert)
Frederic, Daughters and Pirates
Hold, Monsters!
(music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert)
Mabel, Samuel, Major General Stanley, Daughters and Pirates
I Am The Very Model Of A Modern Major-General
(music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert)
Major General Stanley and Ensemble
Oh, Men of Dark and Dismal Fate
(music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert)
Ensemble
ACT 3 Sung By
Oh, Dry The Glistening Tear
(music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert)
Mabel and Daughters
Then Frederic
(music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert)
Major General Stanley and Frederic
When The Foeman Bares His Steel
(music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert)
The Sergeant of Police, Mabel, Police and Daughters
Now For The Pirates' Lair!
(music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert)
Frederic, The Pirate King and Ruth
When You Had Left Our Pirate Fold
(music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert)
Ruth, Frederic and The Pirate King
My Eyes Are Fully Open
(music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert)
Frederic, Ruth and The Pirate King
Away, Away! My Heart's On Fire
(music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert)
Ruth, The Pirate King and Frederic
All Is Prepared
(music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert)
Mabel and Frederic
Stay, Frederic, Stay!
(music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert)
Mabel and Frederic
Sorry Her Lot
(music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert)
Mabel
No, I Am Brave
(music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert)
Mabel, The Sergeant of Police and Police
When A Felon's Not Engaged In His Employment
(music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert)
The Sergeant of Police and Police
A Rollicking Band Of Pirates We
(music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert)
Pirates, The Sergeant of Police and Police
With Cat-Like Tread, Upon Our Prey We Steal
(music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert)
Pirates, Police and Samuel
Hush, Hush! Not A Word
(music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert)
Frederic, Pirates, Police and Major General Stanley
Sighing Softly To The River
(music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert)
Major General Stanley and Ensemble
Finale
(music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert)
Ensemble