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Iolanthe   
The Peer and the Peri

 
Erlanger's Theatre, (7/13/1931 - 1/09/1932)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Jul 13, 1931    
Closing Date: Jan 09, 1932 Total Performances: 24

Category: Musical, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Description: An operetta in two acts
Setting: An Arcadian Landscape. Palace Yard, Westminster. Between 1700 and 1882.
Comments: Open July 13, 1931, closed July 25, 1931 after 16 performances; re-opened January 4, 1932 and closed January 9, 1932 after 8 performances for a total of 24 performances.



Production Staff
Produced by The Civic Light Opera Company
Libretto by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Louis Kroll
Staged by Milton Aborn
Scenic Design by Woodman Thompson (Originally designed for 1926 production.); Costume Design by Eaves
Art Direction by John C. Baatz
Cast
Marynia ApelChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Edith ArtleyChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Frances BavielloChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
John CardiniChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Francis ClarkChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Patricia ClarkChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Dean DickensIolanthe
Georgina DieterCelia
Frank DowlingChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Harrison FullerChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Eleanor GilmoreFleta
Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Carroll GodwinChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Vivian HartPhyllis
Helen HospChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Charlotte La RoseChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Bernard LaneChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Martin LilienfieldChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Joseph MacaulayStrephon
Howard MarshLord Tolloler
Mary Jo MatthewsChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Bert MelroseChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Frank MoulanThe Lord Chancellor
Frank MurrayChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Felix NoonanChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Isabel NorwoodChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Frederick PerssonEarl of Mountararat
Marie PittmanChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Patrick QuintonChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Harold RaymondChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Ramon RecaldeChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Julia ReidChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Vera RossQueen of the Fairies
Rosa RubensteinChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Olga SchumacherChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Rosalyn ShawChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Adele StoryChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Lee TalbotChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Edward TaylorChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Mabel ThompsonChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Gertrude WaldonLeila
Chorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Allan WareChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
Herbert WaterousPrivate Willis
Hobson YoungChorus of Fairies, Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscou
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert
ACT 1 Sung By
Tripping hither, tripping thitherCelia and Leila
Iolanthe! From thy dark exile thou art summonedQueen of the Fairies, Iolanthe, Celia, Leila and Chorus of Fairies
Good morrow, good motherStrephon and Chorus of Fairies
Fare thee well, attractive strangerQueen of the Fairies and Chorus of Fairies
Good morrow, good lover!Phyllis and Strephon
None shall part us from each otherPhyllis and Strephon
Loudly let the trumpet brayTenors and Basses
The law is the true embodimentThe Lord Chancellor and Chorus of Peers
My well-loved lord and guardian dearPhyllis, Lord Tolloler and Earl of Mountararat
Nay, tempt me notPhyllis
Spurn not the nobly bornLord Tolloler and Chorus
Lords, it may not be!Phyllis, Lord Tolloler, Earl of Mountararat, Strephon, The Lord Chancellor and Chorus of Peers
When I went to the Bar as a very young manThe Lord Chancellor
When darkly looms the dayPhyllis, Iolanthe, Queen of the Fairies, Leila, Celia, Strephon, Lord Tolloler, Earl of Mountararat, The Lord Chancellor and Chorus of Fairies and Peers
ACT 2 Sung By
When all night long a chap remainsPrivate Willis
Strephon's a member of Parliament!Chorus
When Britain truly ruled the wavesEarl of Mountararat and Chorus
In vain you plead to us, Don't go!Leila, Celia, Chorus of Fairies, Earl of Mountararat and Lord Tolloler
Oh, foolish fayQueen of the Fairies and Chorus of Fairies
Tho' p'raps I may incur your blamePhyllis, Lord Tolloler, Earl of Mountararat and Private Willis
Love, unrequited, robs me of my restThe Lord Chancellor
He who shies at such a prizeLord Tolloler, Earl of Mountararat and The Lord Chancellor
My Bill has now been read a second timeStrephon
If we're weak enough to tarryPhyllis and Strephon
My lord, a suppliant at your feet I kneelFairies and Iolanthe
It may not be-for so the fates decide!Iolanthe, Queen of the Fairies, The Lord Chancellor and Fairies
Soon as we may, off and away!Phyllis, Iolanthe, Queen of the Fairies, Leila, Celia, Lord Tolloler, Earl of Mountararat, Strephon, The Lord Chancellor and Chorus of Fairies and Peers