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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
Florenz Ames
Major General Stanley
Boston Opera Company Ensemble
Morton Bowe
the Pirate Apprentice
Helen Lanvin
Pirate 'Maid-of-all-Work'
Bertram Peacock
The Pirate King
Frederick Persson
The Pirate King's Lieutenant
Robert Pitkin
The Sergeant of Police
Kathleen Roche
General Stanley's Daughter
Mary Roche
General Stanley's Daughter
Margaret Roy
General Stanley's Daughter
Marie Valdez
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
Rolf Alexander
The Son
Joy Bolton-Carter
Alfredo Corvino
Marguerite De Anguera
Noelle de Mosa
The Young Queen
Jack Dunphy
Jack Gansert
The Mysterious Companion
Lucas Hovinga
Elsa Kahl
The Mother
Lydia Kocers
Eva Leckstroem
Alida Mennen
Peter Michael
Lavina Nielson
Henry Shwarz
Bunty Slack
The Seductress
Ulla Soederbaum
Richard G. Wyatt
Hans Zullig
ACT 1 Sung By
Pour, O Pour The Pirate Sherry The Pirate King, Samuel, Frederic and Pirates
When Frederic Was A Little Lad Ruth
Oh, Better Far To Live And Die The Pirate King and Pirates
Oh, False One, You Have Deceived Me! Ruth and Frederic
Climbing Over Rocky Mountain Edith, Kate and Daughters
Stop, Ladies, Pray! Frederic and Daughters
Oh, Is There Not One Maiden Breast Frederic and Daughters
Poor Wandering One Mabel and Daughters
What Ought We To Do? Edith, Kate and Daughters
How Beautifully Blue The Sky Mabel, Frederic and Daughters
Stay, We Must Not Lose Our Senses Frederic, Daughters and Pirates
Hold, Monsters! Mabel, Samuel, Major General Stanley, Daughters and Pirates
I Am The Very Model Of A Modern Major-General Major General Stanley and Ensemble
Oh, Men of Dark and Dismal Fate Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Oh, Dry The Glistening Tear Mabel and Daughters
Then Frederic Major General Stanley and Frederic
When The Foeman Bares His Steel The Sergeant of Police, Mabel, Police and Daughters
Now For The Pirates' Lair! Frederic, The Pirate King and Ruth
When You Had Left Our Pirate Fold Ruth, Frederic and The Pirate King
My Eyes Are Fully Open Frederic, Ruth and The Pirate King
Away, Away! My Heart's On Fire Ruth, The Pirate King and Frederic
All Is Prepared Mabel and Frederic
Stay, Frederic, Stay! Mabel and Frederic
Sorry Her Lot Mabel
No, I Am Brave Mabel, The Sergeant of Police and Police
When A Felon's Not Engaged In His Employment The Sergeant of Police and Police
A Rollicking Band Of Pirates We Pirates, The Sergeant of Police and Police
With Cat-Like Tread, Upon Our Prey We Steal Pirates, Police and Samuel
Hush, Hush! Not A Word Frederic, Pirates, Police and Major General Stanley
Sighing Softly To The River Major General Stanley and Ensemble
Finale Ensemble