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The Pirates of Penzance    The Slave of Duty

Martin Beck Theatre, (9/06/1934 - 12/11/1934)
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Opening Date: Sep 06, 1934    
Closing Date: Dec 11, 1934 Total Performances: 14

Category: Musical, Comedy, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Description: A comic operetta in two acts
Setting: A rocky seashore on the coast of Cornwall. A ruined chapel by moonlight.
Comments: Opened 9/6/34, closed 9/8/34 after 4 perfs.; re-opened 10/8-10/34 for 4 perfs; re-opened 12/10-11/34 for 2 perfs. (with "Cox and Box"); re-opened 11/8-10/34 for 4 perfs. (with "Trial by Jury").

Production Staff
Produced by D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Libretto by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Isidore Godfrey
Directed by James McRobbie Gordon
Scenic Design by George Sheringham; Costume Design by George Sheringham
Maisie Baxter
General Stanley's Daughter
Marjorie Eyre
General Stanley's Daughter
Darrell Fancourt
The Pirate King
Kathleen Frances
General Stanley's Daughter
Dorothy Gill
Pirate 'Maid-of-all-Work'
Sydney Granville
The Sergeant of Police
Martyn Green
Major General Stanley
Elizabeth Nickell-Lean
General Stanley's Daughter
Derek Oldham
the Pirate Apprentice
Richard Walker
The Pirate King's Lieutenant
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