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Trial by Jury & H.M.S. Pinafore    The Lass That Loved a Sailor

This production was composed of the following shows:

Trial By Jury Songs are listed as Act 1. Songs for H.M.S. Pinafore are listed as Acts 2 and 3.


Shubert Theatre, (10/17/1955 - 10/19/1955)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Oct 17, 1955    
Closing Date: Oct 19, 1955 Total Performances: 13

Category: Musical, Comedy, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Description: A comic opera in two acts


H.M.S. Pinafore

Category: Musical, Comedy, Operetta, Revival, Broadway

Setting: Quarterdeck of H.M.S. Pinafore off Portsmouth.

Production Staff
Produced by D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Libretto by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Isidore Godfrey
Staged by Robert A. Gibson
Scenic Design by Joseph Harker and Phil Harker; Ladies' costumes by George Sheringham
General Manager: Frederic Lloyd; Company Manager: Les Appleby
Stage Manager: Jerome Stephens, Herbert Newby and Harry Haste
General Press Representative: Gerald Goode
Cast
Donald Adams
Dick Deadeye
George Cook
Bob Beckett
Ann Drummond-Grant
Little Buttercup
Mrs. Cripps, a Portsmouth Bumboat Woman
Neville Griffiths
Ralph Rackstraw
Muriel Harding
Josephine
the Captain's Daughter
Trevor Hills
Bill Bobstay
Boatswain
Peter Pratt
The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B.
First Lord of the Admiralty
Jeffrey Skitch
Captain Corcoran
Commander of H.M.S. Pinafore
Joyce Wright
Cousin Hebe

Trial by Jury

Category: Musical, Comedy, Operetta, Revival, Broadway

Setting: A Court of Justice.

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
Scenic Design by Joseph Harker and Phil Harker; Ladies' costumes by George Sheringham
General Manager: Frederic Lloyd; Company Manager: Les Appleby
Stage Manager: Jerome Stephens, Herbert Newby and Harry Haste
General Press Representative: Gerald Goode
Cast
John Banks
Foreman of the Jury
George Cook
Associate
Margaret Dobson
First Bridesmaid
John Fryatt
The Defendant
Trevor Hills
Usher
John Reed
The Learned Judge
Alan Styler
Counsel for the Defense
Kathleen West
Plaintiff
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert
ACT 1 Sung By
Hark, the hour of ten is sounding Chorus
When first my old, old love I knew The Defendant
All hail great judge Chorus
When, I good friends, was called to the bar The Learned Judge and Chorus
Swear thou the jury (Recitative) Counsel for the Plaintiff and Usher
Where is the plaintiff? (Recitative) Counsel for the Plaintiff and Usher
Comes the broken flower Bridesmaids
O'er the season vernal Plaintiff
Oh, never, never, never The Learned Judge
May it please you, my lud (Recitative and aria) Counsel for the Plaintiff and All
That she is reeling The Learned Judge, Foreman of the Jury, Plaintiff and All
Oh, gentlemen, listen, I pray The Defendant and Bridesmaids
A nice dilemma we have here The Learned Judge, Counsel for the Plaintiff, The Defendant and Plaintiff
I love him-I love him Plaintiff and The Defendant
The question, gentlemen (Recitative) The Learned Judge, Counsel for the Plaintiff and All
Oh, joy unbounded (Finale) All
We sail the ocean blue
I'm called little Buttercup (Recitative and Song) Little Buttercup
The Nightingale sigh'd for the moon's bright ray (Scena) Ralph Rackstraw and Chorus
A maiden fair to see (Aria) Ralph Rackstraw and Chorus
I am the Captain of the Pinafore (Recitative, Song, and Chorus) Captain Corcoran and Men's Chorus
Sorry her lot Josephine
Over the bright blue sea Comes Sir Joseph Porter, K. C. B. Women's Chorus
We sail the ocean blue (Reprise) Men's Chorus
I am the monarch of the sea The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B., Hebe, Bill Bobstay and Chorus
When I was a lad The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B. and Chorus
A British tar is a soaring soul Ralph Rackstraw, Bill Bobstay and Bob Beckett
Refrain, audacious tar, your suit from pressing Josephine and Ralph Rackstraw
Can I survive this overbearing? (Finale) Principals and Chorus
ACT 2 Sung By
Fair moon, to thee I sing! Captain Corcoran
Things are seldom what they seem Little Buttercup and Captain Corcoran
The hours creep on apace (Scena) Josephine
Never mind the why or wherefore Josephine, Captain Corcoran and The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B.
The merry maiden and the tar Captain Corcoran and Dick Deadeye
Carefully on tiptoe stealing Dick Deadeye, Captain Corcoran, Josephine, Ralph Rackstraw, Hebe, The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B. and Men's Chorus
Farewell, my own, Light of my life, farewell! Ralph Rackstraw, Josephine, The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B., Hebe, Dick Deadeye, Bill Bobstay, Bob Beckett, Little Buttercup and Chorus
A many years ago, when I was young and charming (Legend) Little Buttercup and Chorus
Oh joy, oh rapture unforseen (Finale) Principals and Chorus