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The Pirates of Penzance    The Slave of Duty

Shubert Theatre, (10/06/1955 - 10/08/1955)
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Opening Date: Oct 06, 1955    
Closing Date: Oct 08, 1955 Total Performances: 8

Category: Musical, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Description: A comic operetta in two acts
Setting: A rocky seashore on the coast of Cornwall. A ruined chapel by moonlight.

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 Robert A. Gibson
Costume Design by George Sheringham
General Manager: Frederic Lloyd; Company Manager: Les Appleby
Stage Manager: Jerome Stephens, Herbert Newby and Harry Haste
Press Representative: Gerald Goode
Donald Adams
The Pirate King
Margaret Dobson
General Stanley's Daughter
Ann Drummond-Grant
Pirate 'Maid-of-all-Work'
Neville Griffiths
the Pirate Apprentice
Muriel Harding
General Stanley's Daughter
Trevor Hills
The Pirate King's Lieutenant
Fisher Morgan
The Sergeant of Police
Joy Mornay
General Stanley's Daughter
Peter Pratt
Major General Stanley
Joyce Wright
General Stanley's Daughter
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