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The Mikado / The Big City / A Ball in Old Vienna    The Town of Titipu

This production was composed of the following shows:

St. James Theatre, (2/03/1942 - 3/14/1942)
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Opening Date: Feb 03, 1942    
Closing Date: Mar 14, 1942 Total Performances: 19

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

The Mikado

Category: Musical, Operetta, Revival, Broadway

Setting: Courtyard of Ko-Ko's official residence. Ko-Ko's garden in Titipu.

Production Staff
Produced by Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.)
Written by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Louis Kroll
Directed by R.H. Burnside
Florenz Ames
Lord High Executioner of Titipu
Boston Opera Company Ensemble
Morton Bowe
son of Mikado, disguised as a wandering minstrel
Helen Lanvin
an Elderly Lady, in love with Nanki-Poo
Bertram Peacock
Lord High Everything Else
Frederick Persson
a Noble Lord
Robert Pitkin
The Mikado of Japan
Kathleen Roche
one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko
Mary Roche
one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko
Margaret Roy
one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko

The Big City

Category: Special, Ballet, Original, Broadway

Setting: The street; the workers' quarters; the dance hall.

Production Staff
Produced by Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.)
Music by Alexander Tansman
Choreographed by Kurt Jooss
Costume Design by H. Heckroth
Noelle de Mosa
The Young Girl
Jack Gansert
The Libertine
Hans Zullig
The Young Workman

A Ball in Old Vienna

Category: Special, Ballet, Original, Broadway

Setting: Vienna in the 1840s.

Production Staff
Produced by Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.)
Music by Joseph Lanner; Music arranged by Frederic Cohen
Choreographed by Kurt Jooss; Staged by Leon Greanin
Costume Design by Aino Sllmola
Joy Bolton-Carter
Alfredo Corvino
Marguerite De Anguera
Noelle de Mosa
His Sweetheart
Jack Gansert
Lucas Hovinga
The Eligible Young Man
Elsa Kahl
Her Aunt
Lydia Kocers
Eva Leckstroem
His Partner
Henry Shwarz
The Dancing Master
Jack Skinner
Bunty Slack
Her Aunt
Ulla Soederbaum
The Debutante
Hans Zullig
Her Admirer
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by W. S. Gilbert
ACT 1 Sung By
If You Want to Know Who We Are Chorus of Men
A Wand'ring Minstrel I Nanki-Poo and Chorus
Our Great Mikado, Virtuous Man Pish-Tush and Chorus
Young Man, Despair, Likewise Go To Pooh-Bah, Nanki-Poo and Pish-Tush
And Have I Journey'd for a Month Nanki-Poo and Pooh-Bah
Behold the Lord High Executioner Ko-Ko
As Some Day It May Happen Ko-Ko and Chorus
Comes a Train of Little Ladies Chorus of Girls
Three Little Maids From School Yum-Yum, Peep-Bo, Pitti-Sing and Chorus
So Please You, Sir, We Much Regret Yum-Yum, Peep-Bo, Pitti-Sing, Pooh-Bah and Chorus
Were You No to Ko-Ko Plighted Yum-Yum and Nanki-Poo
I Am So Proud Ko-Ko, Pooh-Bah and Pish-Tush
With Aspect Stern and Gloomy Stride Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Braid the Raven Hair Pitti-Sing and Chorus of Girls
The Sun, Whose Rays Are All Ablaze Yum-Yum
Brightly Dawns Our Wedding Day Yum-Yum, Pitti-Sing, Nanki-Poo and Pish-Tush
Here's a How-de-do! If I Marry You Yum-Yum, Nanki-Poo and Ko-Ko
Mi-ya-sa-ma-mi-ya-sa-ma Chorus
A More Humane Mikado Never Did in Japan Exist The Mikado of Japan and Chorus
The Criminal Cried as He Dropped Him Down Pitti-Sing, Ko-Ko, Pooh-Bah and Chorus
The Flowers That Bloom in the Spring Nanki-Poo, Ko-Ko, Yum-Yum, Pitti-Sing and Pooh-Bah
Alone, and Yet Alive Katisha
On a Tree by a River, a Little Tom-tit Sang Willow, Tit-willow Ko-Ko
There Is a Beauty in the Bellow of the Blast Katisha and Ko-Ko
For He's Gone and Married Yum-Yum Company