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The Pirates of Penzance / The Prodigal Son    The Slave of Duty

This production was composed of the following shows:


St. James Theatre, (2/17/1942 - 3/14/1942)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Feb 17, 1942    
Closing Date: Mar 14, 1942 Total Performances: 11

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


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 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
Cast
Florenz Ames
Major General Stanley
Boston Opera Company Ensemble
Ensemble
Morton Bowe
Frederic
the Pirate Apprentice
Helen Lanvin
Ruth
Pirate 'Maid-of-all-Work'
Bertram Peacock
The Pirate King
Frederick Persson
Samuel
The Pirate King's Lieutenant
Robert Pitkin
The Sergeant of Police
Kathleen Roche
Mabel
General Stanley's Daughter
Mary Roche
Edith
General Stanley's Daughter
Margaret Roy
Kate
General Stanley's Daughter
Marie Valdez
Isabel
General Stanley's Daughter

The Prodigal Son

Category: Special, Ballet, Original, Broadway

Production Staff
Produced by Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.)
Music by Frederic Cohen
Staged by Kurt Jooss
Costume Design by Dimitri Bouchene
Cast
Rolf Alexander
The Son
Joy Bolton-Carter
Harlot
Alfredo Corvino
Ensemble
Marguerite De Anguera
Ensemble
Noelle de Mosa
The Young Queen
Jack Dunphy
Ensemble
Jack Gansert
The Mysterious Companion
Lucas Hovinga
Ensemble
Elsa Kahl
The Mother
Lydia Kocers
Harlot
Ensemble
Eva Leckstroem
Ensemble
Alida Mennen
Ensemble
Peter Michael
Ensemble
Lavina Nielson
Ensemble
Henry Shwarz
Ensemble
Bunty Slack
The Seductress
Ulla Soederbaum
Ensemble
Richard G. Wyatt
Ensemble
Hans Zullig
Ensemble

ACT 1 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 2 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