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The Sorcerer   

Broadway Theatre, (2/21/1879 - 3/08/1879)
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Opening Date: Feb 21, 1879    
Closing Date: Mar 08, 1879 Total Performances: 20

Category: Musical, Comedy, Operetta, Original, Broadway
Description: An opera in two acts
Setting: The grounds of Sir Marmaduke's Mansion and the Market-place of Ploverleigh

Production Staff
Produced by Chandos Fulton and George Edgar
Libretto by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: J. A. Kinney
Annie Boudinot
Lady Sangazure
Frank Budworth
Sir Marmaduke Pointdexter
Tom Bullock
Minnie Clive
W.H. Crompton
Dr. Daly
William Horace Lingard
John Wellington Wells
Matilda Scott
J.P. Swinburne
Florence Wood
Mrs. Parlett
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert
ACT 1 Sung By
Ring forth, ye bells Chorus
Constance, my daughter, why this strange depression? Mrs. Parlett and Constance
When he is here Constance
The air is charged with amatory numbers Dr. Daly
Time was, when Love and I were well acquainted (A Pale Young Curate) Dr. Daly
Sir Marmaduke, my dear young friend Sir Marmaduke Pointdexter, Dr. Daly and Alexis
With heart and with voice Chorus of Girls
My kindly friends, I thank you for this greeting
Happy young heart Aline
My child, I join these congratulations Lady Sangazure
With heart and with voice Chorus of Men
Welcome joy! Adieu to sadness Lady Sangazure and Sir Marmaduke Pointdexter
All is prepared Aline, Alexis, Notary and Chorus
For love alone Alexis
My name is John Wellington Wells John Wellington Wells
Sprites of earth and air Aline, Alexis, John Wellington Wells and Chorus
Now to the Banquet we press Principals and Chorus
ACT 2 Sung By
'Tis Twelve, I think Aline, Alexis and John Wellington Wells
Dear friends, take pity on my lot Constance, Notary, Aline, Alexis and Chorus
It is not love Alexis
Such a wife to soothe his years Aline, Mrs. Parlett, Alexis, Dr. Daly and Sir Marmaduke Pointdexter
Oh, I have wrought much evil with my spells! (Hate Me! Lady Sangazure and Sir Marmaduke Pointdexter
Alexis! Doubt me not my loved one! Aline
Engaged to So-and-so Dr. Daly
Oh, joyous boon! Oh, mad delight! Aline, Alexis, Dr. Daly and Chorus
Prepare for sad surprises Alexis
Or he or I must die Principals and Chorus