MusicalOperettaRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Jan 08, 1981
Closing Date
Nov 28, 1982
1st Preview
Dec 22, 1980
1st Preview
Dec 22, 1980
Previews
29
Performances
787
MusicalOperettaRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Uris Theatre
(Jan 08, 1981 - Aug 09, 1981)
Minskoff Theatre
(Aug 12, 1981 - Nov 28, 1982)

Description
A comic operetta in two acts

Setting
A rocky seashore on the coast of Cornwall. A ruined chapel by moonlight.

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander
Produced by Joseph Papp
Words by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan
Directed by Wilford Leach; Choreographed by Graciela Daniele
Scenic Design by Bob Shaw and Wilford Leach; Costume Design by Patricia McGourty; Lighting Design by Jennifer Tipton; Sound Design by Don Ketteler; Scenery Supervised by Paul Eads; Hair Design by J. Roy Helland; Make-Up Design by J. Roy Helland; Pirate Boat designed by Jack Chandler
NYSF General Manager: Robert Kamlot; Company Manager: Charles Willard; Assistant Co. Mgr: Rheba Flegelman
Production Stage Manager: Zane Weiner; Stage Manager: Frank di Filia; Assistant Stage Mgr: Roy Alan; NYSF Production Supervisor: Jason Steven Cohen; NYSF Production Manager: Andrew Mihok; NYSF Technical Director: Mervyn Haines, Jr.
Music adapted by William Elliott; The restoration of part of the original New York finale (1879) was done by Richard Traubner; Conducted by William Elliott; Associate Conductor: Dan Berlinghoff; Personnel Manager: Marty Grupp; Winds: Richard Cohen and Simeon Westbrooke; Flutes: Keith Underwood and Sheryl Henze; Trumpet: Lauren Draper and Ron Stinson; Trombones: Keith Green; Keyboards: Dan Berlinghoff, Allen Shawn, Susan Anderson and Ada Janik; Percussion: William Moersch, William Ruyle and Larry Spivack; Bass: Dennis Masuzzo and Michael Tomasula; Clarinet: Steven Hartman ; Music Preparation Services: Mathilde Pincus, Al Miller and Chelsea Music Services, Inc.
Press Representative: Richard Kornberg; Dance Captain: Dean Badolato; Voice Coach: Marjorie Rivingston; Photographer: Martha Swope; Cover Design by Paul Davis; NYSF General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; NYSF Casting: Rosemarie Tichler; Advertising: Case & McGrath
The Pirate King
Dec 22, 1980 - Aug 23, 1981
Ruth
Pirate 'Maid-of-all-Work'
Mabel
General Stanley's Daughter
Major General Stanley
Frederic
the Pirate Apprentice
The Sergeant of Police
Samuel
The Pirate King's Lieutenant
Edith
General Stanley's Daughter
Kate
General Stanley's Daughter
Pirate and Policeman
Pirate and Policeman
Major-General Stanley's Daughter
Pirate and Policeman
Pirate and Policeman
Pirate and Policeman
Pirate and Policeman
Pirate and Policeman
Major-General Stanley's Daughter
Major-General Stanley's Daughter
Pirate and Policeman
Pirate and Policeman
Pirate and Policeman
Pirate and Policeman
Pirate and Policeman
Pirate and Policeman
Major-General Stanley's Daughter
Pirate and Policeman
Pirate and Policeman
Isabel
General Stanley's Daughter
Understudies: Scott Burkholder (Frederic), Karla DeVito (Mabel), Ray Gill (The Pirate King), Maria Guida (Isabel), Nancy Heikin (Edith), Daniel Marcus (The Sergeant of Police), G. Eugene Moose (Samuel), Walter Niehenke (The Pirate King), Joe Pichette (Major General Stanley), Bonnie Simmons (Kate) and Wendy Wolfe (Ruth)

Uris Theatre (Jan 08, 1981 - Aug 09, 1981)

Company Manager: Mitzi Harder
Production Stage Manager: Frank di Filia
Associate Conductor: Susan Anderson; Conducted by Dan Berlinghoff; Clarinets: Richard Cohen; Mallets: William Moersch; Tympani: William Ruyle; Percussion: Dick Koff; Bassoon: Simeon Westbrooke; Flutes: Gary Shocker
Photographer: George E. Joseph

Cast

Frederic
the Pirate Apprentice
Mabel
General Stanley's Daughter

Minskoff Theatre (Aug 12, 1981 - Nov 28, 1982)

Theatre Owned / Operated by Minskoff Organization and James M. Nederlander
Stage Manager: Bonnie Panson; Assistant Stage Mgr: Bonnie Panson

Cast

Frederic
the Pirate Apprentice
Jul 27, 1982 - Nov 28, 1982
 
Frederic
the Pirate Apprentice
The Pirate King
Aug 25, 1981 - ?
Ruth
Pirate 'Maid-of-all-Work'
Ruth
Pirate 'Maid-of-all-Work'
Kate
General Stanley's Daughter
The Pirate King
Pirate and Policeman
Frederic
the Pirate Apprentice
Mabel
General Stanley's Daughter
Jun 29, 1982 - Jul 20, 1982
Ensemble
Pirate and Policeman
Ensemble
The Sergeant of Police
Ensemble
Pirate and Policeman
Isabel
General Stanley's Daughter
Edith
General Stanley's Daughter
Major-General Stanley's Daughter
Major General Stanley
Pirate and Policeman
Pirate and Policeman
 
The Pirate King
Ensemble
 
Pirate and Policeman
Major-General Stanley's Daughter
The Sergeant of Police
Major-General Stanley's Daughter
Pirate and Policeman
Mabel
General Stanley's Daughter
Sep 08, 1981 - ?
Pirate and Policeman
Major-General Stanley's Daughter
 
Mabel
General Stanley's Daughter
Feb 16, 1982 - Mar 02, 1982
Samuel
The Pirate King's Lieutenant
 
The Pirate King
Jan 12, 1982 - Jan 26, 1982
Kate
General Stanley's Daughter
Major General Stanley
Pirate and Policeman
Pirate and Policeman
Pirate and Policeman
The Pirate King
Pirate and Policeman
Kate
General Stanley's Daughter
Samuel
The Pirate King's Lieutenant
Pirate and Policeman
Pirate and Policeman
Swing: Iris Revson
Understudies: Mark Beudert (Frederic), Spring Fairbank (Ruth), Susan Goodman (Kate), Cheryl Hodges (Isabel), Nick Jolley (Samuel), Wally Kurth (The Pirate King, The Sergeant of Police), Janene Lovullo (Mabel), Donna Lee Marshall (Edith), Jeff McCarthy (The Pirate King), Kathy Morath (Mabel), Robert Polenz (Frederic), Michael Scott (The Pirate King), Louis Valenzi (Frederic) and Martin Walsh (Major General Stanley)
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 (From "Ruddigore")
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 (from "H.M.S. Pinafore")
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

Tony Award®

Best Actor in a Musical

1981 Winner
Kevin Kline
 

Best Actor in a Musical

1981 Nominee
George Rose
 

Best Actress in a Musical

1981 Nominee
Linda Ronstadt
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1981 Nominee
Tony Azito
 

Best Choreography

1981 Nominee
Choreographed by Graciela Daniele

Best Direction of a Musical

1981 Winner
Directed by Wilford Leach

Reproduction (Play or Musical)

1981 Winner
Originally produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Produced by Joseph Papp

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Musical

1981 Winner
Produced by Joseph Papp

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

1981 Winner
Kevin Kline
 

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

1981 Nominee
George Rose

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

1981 Winner
Tony Azito
 

Outstanding Choreography

1981 Nominee
Choreographed by Graciela Daniele

Outstanding Director of a Musical

1981 Winner
Directed by Wilford Leach

Outstanding Costume Design

1981 Winner
Costume Design by Patricia McGourty
 

Outstanding Set Design

1981 Nominee
Scenic Design by Bob Shaw and Wilford Leach

Theatre World

Award

1981 Recipient
Rex Smith
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