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The Pirates of Penzance    The Slave of Duty

This production was composed of the following shows:

Songs for Pirates of Penzance are listed under Acts 1 and 2


Martin Beck Theatre, (8/31/1936 - circa. 9/1936)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Aug 31, 1936    
Closing Date: Sep 1936 Total Performances: 20

Category: Musical, Comedy, 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 D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Written by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Isidore Godfrey
Cast
Brenda Bennett
Mabel
General Stanley's Daughter
John Dean
Frederic
the Pirate Apprentice
Marjorie Eyre
Edith
General Stanley's Daughter
Darrell Fancourt
The Pirate King
Evelyn Gardiner
Ruth
Pirate 'Maid-of-all-Work'
Sydney Granville
The Sergeant of Police
Martyn Green
Major General Stanley
Kathleen Naylor
Isabel
General Stanley's Daughter
Elizabeth Nickell-Lean
Kate
General Stanley's Daughter
Richard Walker
Samuel
The Pirate King's Lieutenant

Trial by Jury

Category: Musical, Comedy, Operetta, Revival, Broadway

Setting: A Court of Justice.

Production Staff
Produced by D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Written by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Isidore Godfrey
Cast
Ann Drummond-Grant
Plaintiff
Sydney Granville
The Learned Judge
T. Penry Hughes
Foreman of the Jury
C. William Morgan
Associate
Kathleen Naylor
First Bridesmaid
Leslie Rands
Counsel for the Plaintiff
Richard Walker
Usher
Robert Wilson
The Defendant
music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert
(Unless otherwise noted)
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
ACT 3 Sung By
Hark, the hour of ten is sounding
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Chorus
When first my old, old love I knew
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
The Defendant
All hail great judge
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Chorus
When, I good friends, was called to the bar
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
The Learned Judge and Chorus
Swear thou the jury (Recitative)
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Counsel for the Plaintiff and Usher
Where is the plaintiff? (Recitative)
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Counsel for the Plaintiff and Usher
Comes the broken flower
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Bridesmaids
O'er the season vernal
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Plaintiff
Oh, never, never, never
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
The Learned Judge
May it please you, my lud (Recitative and aria)
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Counsel for the Plaintiff and All
That she is reeling
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
The Learned Judge, Foreman of the Jury, Plaintiff and All
Oh, gentlemen, listen, I pray
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
The Defendant and Bridesmaids
A nice dilemma we have here
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
The Learned Judge, Counsel for the Plaintiff, The Defendant and Plaintiff
I love him-I love him
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Plaintiff and The Defendant
The question, gentlemen (Recitative)
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
The Learned Judge, Counsel for the Plaintiff and All
Oh, joy unbounded (Finale)
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
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