facebook youtube twitter Pinterest

IBDB: Internet Broadway Database
The Broadway League
 

Official Broadway League sites:

 
Quick Search For:   In This Category:  

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

Closed April 26, 1879 and reopened May 12, 1879

Broadway Theatre, (3/10/1879 - 5/24/1879)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Mar 10, 1879    
Closing Date: May 24, 1879 Total Performances: 71

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


Production Staff
Presented by John Gorman's Philadelphia Church Choir Comapny
Libretto by William S. Gilbert; Music by Arthur Sullivan
Conducted by John Philip Sousa
Cast
Louis De Lange
The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B.
First Lord of the Admiralty
Emma Henry
Josephine
the Captain's Daughter
F. W. Huff
Dick Deadeye
Joseph J. Knox
Bill Bobstay
Boatswain
A. V. Rutherford
Little Buttercup
Mrs. Cripps, a Portsmouth Bumboat Woman
G. B. Snyder
Captain Corcoran
Commander of H.M.S. Pinafore
M. P. Stevenson
Hebe
Sir Joseph's First Cousin
G. S. Sturgis
Ralph Rackstraw
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert
ACT 1 Sung By
We sail the ocean blue
I'm called little Buttercup Little ButtercupMrs. Cripps, a Portsmouth Bumboat Woman
The Nightingale sigh'd for the moon's bright ray Ralph Rackstraw and Chorus
A maiden fair to see Ralph Rackstraw and Chorus
I am the Captain of the Pinafore Captain CorcoranCommander of H.M.S. Pinafore and Men's Chorus
Sorry her lot Josephinethe Captain's Daughter
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.First Lord of the Admiralty, HebeSir Joseph's First Cousin, Bill BobstayBoatswain and Chorus
When I was a lad The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B.First Lord of the Admiralty and Chorus
A British tar is a soaring soul Ralph Rackstraw, Bill BobstayBoatswain and Bob Beckett
Refrain, audacious tar, your suit from pressing Josephinethe Captain's Daughter and Ralph Rackstraw
Can I survive this overbearing? Principals and Chorus
ACT 2 Sung By
Fair moon, to thee I sing! Captain CorcoranCommander of H.M.S. Pinafore
Things are seldom what they seem Little ButtercupMrs. Cripps, a Portsmouth Bumboat Woman and Captain CorcoranCommander of H.M.S. Pinafore
The hours creep on apace Josephinethe Captain's Daughter
Never mind the why or wherefore Josephinethe Captain's Daughter, Captain CorcoranCommander of H.M.S. Pinafore and The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B.First Lord of the Admiralty
The merry maiden and the tar Captain CorcoranCommander of H.M.S. Pinafore and Dick Deadeye
Carefully on tiptoe stealing Dick Deadeye, Captain CorcoranCommander of H.M.S. Pinafore, Josephinethe Captain's Daughter, Ralph Rackstraw, HebeSir Joseph's First Cousin, The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B.First Lord of the Admiralty and Men's Chorus
Farewell, my own, Light of my life, farewell! Ralph Rackstraw, Josephinethe Captain's Daughter, The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B.First Lord of the Admiralty, HebeSir Joseph's First Cousin, Dick Deadeye, Bill BobstayBoatswain, Bob Beckett, Little ButtercupMrs. Cripps, a Portsmouth Bumboat Woman and Chorus
A many years ago, when I was young and charming Little ButtercupMrs. Cripps, a Portsmouth Bumboat Woman and Chorus
Oh joy, oh rapture unforseen Principals and Chorus