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H.M.S. Pinafore    The Lass That Loved a Sailor

Majestic Theatre, (4/27/1936 - circa. 5/1936)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Apr 27, 1936    
Closing Date: May 1936 Total Performances: 16

Category: Musical, Operetta, Revival
Description: A comic opera in two acts
Setting: Quarterdeck of H.M.S. Pinafore off Portsmouth.

Production Staff
Produced by S.M. Chartock
Written by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan
Staged by Frank Moulan
Roy Cropper
Ralph Rackstraw
William Danforth
Dick Deadeye
Dean Dickens
Cousin Hebe
John Eaton
Captain Corcoran
Commander of H.M.S. Pinafore
Vivian Hart
the Captain's Daughter
Frank Moulan
The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B.
First Lord of the Admiralty
Vera Ross
Little Buttercup
Mrs. Cripps, a Portsmouth Bumboat Woman
Herbert Waterous
Bill Bobstay
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert
ACT 1 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 2 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