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


48th Street Theatre, (4/19/1915 - 6/19/1915)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Apr 19, 1915    
Closing Date: Jun 19, 1915 Total Performances:

Category: Musical, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Description: A comic opera in two acts


Production Staff
Produced by William A. Brady and Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company
Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Clarence West; Libretto by William S. Gilbert
Directed by Herbert Cripps
Cast
Arthur Aldridge
Ralph Rackstraw
Alice Brady
Josephine
the Captain's Daughter
William Danforth
The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B.
First Lord of the Admiralty
DeWolf Hopper
Dick Deadeye
Marie Horgan
Little Buttercup
Mrs. Cripps, a Portsmouth Bumboat Woman
George MacFarlane
Captain Corcoran
Commander of H.M.S. Pinafore
Alice McComb
Hebe
Sir Joseph's First Cousin
Herbert L. Waterous
Bill Bobstay
Boatswain
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