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The Yeomen of the Guard    The Merryman and His Maid

This production played in repertory with The Mikado, The Sorcerer, Trial by Jury, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe

48th Street Theatre, (4/19/1915 - 5/08/1915)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Apr 19, 1915    
Closing Date: May 08, 1915 Total Performances: 24

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


Production Staff
Produced by William A. Brady and Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company
Written by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Clarence West
Directed by Herbert Cripps
Cast
George Abbott
Second Yeoman
Arthur Aldridge
Colonel Fairfax
Natalie Alt
Elsie Maynard
May Arnold
Chorus
Digby Bell
Chorus
Alice Brady
Chorus
Una Brooks
Chorus
Gladys Caldwell
Phoebe Meryll
Frank Clarke
First Yeoman
William Danforth
Wilfred Shadbolt
Hugh Dwyer
Leonard Meryll
DeWolf Hopper
Jack Point
Marie Horgan
Dame Carruthers
James Hughes
The Headsman
Alice McComb
Kate
Maude Mordaunt
Chorus
William Quimby
First Citizen
Henry Smith
Second Citizen
Richard Temple
Chorus
Herbert Waterous
Sergeant Meryll
John Willard
Sir Richard Cholmondeley
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by W. S. Gilbert
ACT 1 Sung By
When a maiden loves she sits and sighs Phoebe Meryll
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
   
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