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The Yeomen of the Guard    The Merryman and His Maid


New Century Theatre, (2/02/1948 - 3/27/1948)
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Opening Date: Feb 02, 1948    
Closing Date: Mar 27, 1948 Total Performances: 16

Category: Musical, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Description: An operetta in two acts


Production Staff
Produced by D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Written by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan
Staged by Anna Bethell
Scenic Design by Peter Goffin; Costume Design by Peter Goffin
Cast
Gwyneth Cullimore
Kate
Richard Dunn
Second Yeoman
Darrell Fancourt
Sergeant Meryll
Denise Findlay
Phoebe Meryll
Martyn Green
Jack Point
Ella Halman
Dame Carruthers
Tom Hancock
Leonard Meryll
C. William Morgan
First Citizen
Leonard Osborn
Colonel Fairfax
Peter Pratt
Second Citizen
Helen Roberts
Elsie Maynard
Rhys Thomas
First Yeoman
Richard Walker
Wilfred Shadbolt
Richard Watson
Sir Richard Cholmondeley
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by W. S. Gilbert
ACT 1 Sung By
When a maiden loves she sits and sighs People
Tower Warders, under orders People and Warders
This is the autumn of our life Solo Warder
When our gallant Norman foes Dame Carruthers and Warders
Alas! I waver to and fro Phoebe Meryll, Leonard Meryll and Sergeant Meryll
Is life a boon? Colonel Fairfax
Here's a man of jollity Chorus
I have a song to sing, O! Elsie Maynard and Jack Point
How say you, maiden, will you wed? Elsie Maynard, Jack Point and Sir Richard Cholmondeley
I've jibe and joke and quip and crank Jack Point
'Tis done! I am a bride! Elsie Maynard
Were I thy bride Phoebe Meryll
Oh, Sergeant Meryll, is it true-
ACT 2 Sung By
Night has spread her pall once more Chorus
Warders are ye? Dame Carruthers
Oh! a private buffoon is a lighthearted loon Jack Point
Hereupon we're both agreed Jack Point and Wilfred Shadbolt
Free from his fetters grim Colonel Fairfax
Strange adventure! Kate, Dame Carruthers, Colonel Fairfax and Sergeant Meryll
Hark! What was that, sir? Elsie Maynard, Phoebe Meryll, Dame Carruthers, Colonel Fairfax, Wilfred Shadbolt, Jack Point, Sir Richard Cholmondeley, Sergeant Meryll and Chorus
A man who would woo a fair maid Elsie Maynard, Phoebe Meryll and Colonel Fairfax
When a wooer goes a-wooing Elsie Maynard, Phoebe Meryll, Colonel Fairfax and Jack Point
Rapture! Rapture! Dame Carruthers and Sergeant Meryll
Comes the pretty young bride