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Princess Ida    Castle Adamant

Shubert Theatre, (4/13/1925 - circa. 5/1925)
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Opening Date: Apr 13, 1925    
Closing Date: May 1925 Total Performances: 40

Category: Musical, Comedy, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Description: An opera in a prologue and two acts
Setting: Pavilion in King Hildebrand's Palace. Garden of Castle Adamant. Castle Adamant Court.

Production Staff
Produced by Lawrence J. Anhalt
Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Libretto by W. S. Gilbert
Staged by Edward Royce
Jack Abbott
Paula Ayers
Sudworth Frasier
Tessa Kosta
Princess Ida
Bernice Mershon
Lady Blanche
Ann Meyer
Robinson Newbold
King Gama
Virginia O'Brien
Lady Psyche
Bertram Peacock
Detmar Poppen
King Hildebrand
Agusta Spette
Karl Stall
Jerome Uhl
Scott Welsh
Rosamond Whiteside
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert
ACT 1 Sung By
Search throughout the panorama Florian and Chorus
Now harken to my strict command King Hildebrand and Chorus
Today we meet, my baby bride and I Hilarion
From the distant panorama Chorus
We are warriors three Ada, Guron, Scynthius and Chorus
If you give me your attention King Gama
P'raps if you address the lady most politely
Towards the empyrean heights of every kind of love Lady Psyche, Melissa and Chloe
Mighty maiden with a mission Chorus of Girls
Minerva! Minerva! Oh hear me Princess Ida
Come mighty Must! Lady Blanche
Gently, gently, evidently, we are safe so far Hilarion, Cyril and Florian
I am a maiden cold and stately Hilarion, Cyril and Florian
The world is but a broken toy Princess Ida, Cyril, Hilarion and Florian
A lady fair, of lineage high Lady Psyche, Hilarion, Cyril and Florian
The woman of the wisest wit Lady Psyche, Melissa, Hilarion, Cyril and Florian
Now wouldn't you like to rule the roost Melissa and Lady Blanche
Merrily ring the luncheon bell! Lady Blanche and Cyril
Would you know the kind of maid Cyril
Oh! Joy, our chief is sav'd
ACT 2 Sung By
Death to the invader! Melissa
I built upon a rock Princess Ida
When-e'er I spoke sarcastic joke King Gama and Chorus of Girls
When an anger spreads his wing Chorus of Ladies and Soldiers
This helmet, I suppose, was meant to ward off blows Arac, Guron, Scynthius and Chorus
This is our duty plain Chorus
With joy abiding, Together gliding