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Knights of Song   

 
Hollywood Theatre , (10/17/1938 - 10/29/1938)
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Opening Date:Oct 17, 1938   
Closing Date:Oct 29, 1938 Total Performances:16

Category: Musical, Play, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical excursion into the lives of Gilbert and Sullivan
Setting: London and New York from 1878 to 1907


Production Staff
Produced by Laurence Schwab
Book by Glendon Allvine; Based on a story by Glendon Allvine and Adele Gutman Nathan; Musical Director: George Hirst; Orchestrations furnished by Tams-Witmark Music Library, Inc.; Additional orchestrations by Harold Sanford
Staged by Oscar Hammerstein II; Gilbert and Sullivan musical excerpts staged by Avalon Collard
Scenic Design by Raymond Sovey; Costume Design by Kate Lawson
Cast
John Adair McManus
Jay Amiss Ensemble
Earl Ashcroft Ensemble
Charles Atkin James McNeil Whistler
Reginald Bach Richard D'Oyly Carte
Victor Beecroft Harris
Beulah Blake Ensemble
Freeman Bloodgood Ensemble
Nigel Bruce William Schwenk Gilbert
Ralph Bunker Sir Joseph Porter
H.M.S. Pinafore
Major General
Pirates of Penzance
Judge
Trial by Jury
Singer
Martha Burnett Midshipmate
H.M.S. Pinafore
Isabelle
Pirates of Penzance
Peep-Bo
The Mikado
Singer
Angus Cairns Ensemble
Robert Chisholm Oscar Wilde
Virginia Cole Ensemble
Robert Collins Butler
Ensemble
Burr Crandall Organ Grinder
Norman Crandall Ensemble
Shirley Dale Cousin Hebe
H.M.S. Pinafore
Mabel
Pirates of Penzance
Yum-Yum
The Mikado
Three Little Maids
The Mikado
Singer
Paul Davin Ensemble
Shannon Dean Vera Tracy
Vera Dean Ensemble
Vera Deane Three Little Maids
The Mikado
Annamary Dickey Edith
Pirates of Penzance
Pitti-Sing
The Mikado
Three Little Maids
The Mikado
Singer
Mary Dyer Buttercup
H.M.S. Pinafore
Ruth
Pirates of Penzance
Singer
Bruce Evans James Caldwell Bradley
Perkins
Anthony Ferrara Ensemble
William Foran Union Delegate
Ann Francis Ensemble
Shirley Gale Wardrobe Woman
Davie Gladstone Ensemble
Carrie Glenn Maid
Norman Gray Herald Reporter
Ensemble
Sally Hadley Ensemble
Natalie Hall Mrs. Cynthia Bradley
Edward Hayes Ensemble
Karl Holly Officer of the Deck
Ensemble
Mary Hoppel Katisha
The Mikado
Dame Carruthers
Yeomen of the Guard
Singer
Rosalind Ivan Mrs. Gilbert
Myrtis Jackson Clara
Josephine
H.M.S. Pinafore
Kate
Pirates of Penzance
Patience
Patience
Singer
Dorothy Johnson Lady-in-Waiting
Ensemble
Lois Kirk Ensemble
Earle MacVeigh Corcoran
H.M.S. Pinafore
Samuel
Pirates of Penzance
Singer
Emily Marsh Ensemble
John Moore Arthur Seymour Sullivan
Henry Mowbray His Grace, The Archbishop of Canterbury
Sandra Nova Ensemble
Winston O'Keefe George Bernard Shaw
Remington Olmstead Ensemble
Eva Paul Mary Lou Simmons
Molly Pearson Her Majesty, Queen Victoria
Orlo Rexford Ponsonby
Dick Deadeye
H.M.S. Pinafore
Pish-Tush
The Mikado
Singer
Martha Roberts Sarah Burnside
Leonard Rocky Flunkey
Ensemble
Edward Ryan, Jr. David, Grandson of Edward VII
David Showalter Tribune Reporter
Lord Ansel
Laurence Siegel Ensemble
Singer
Lawrence Siegle Mate
H.M.S. Pinafore
Pirate King
Pirates of Penzance
Betty Sparks Ensemble
George Vaughan Bosum
H.M.S. Pinafore
Ensemble
Singer
Gladstone Waldrip Timer Reporter
Ensemble
Ruth Wenton Ensemble
Everett West Thomas
Ralph
H.M.S. Pinafore
Frederic
Pirates of Penzance
Nanki-Poo
The Mikado
Marco
Gondoliers
Singer
Rex Williams His Imperial Highness, Crown Prince Wilhelm
Monty Woolley His Royal Highness, Albert Edward, Prince of Wales
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by W. S. Gilbert
ACT 1Sung By
Over the Bright Blue Sea (from H.M.S. PINAFORE) Singing Girls
Sir Joseph's Berge Is Seen (from H.M.S. PINAFORE) Singing Men and Singing Girls
Now Give Three Cheers (from H.M.S. PINAFORE) Sir Joseph Porter (H.M.S. Pinafore), Corcoran (H.M.S. Pinafore) and Cousin Hebe (H.M.S. Pinafore)
When I Was a Lad (from H.M.S. PINAFORE) Sir Joseph Porter (H.M.S. Pinafore), Cousin Hebe (H.M.S. Pinafore) and Ensemble
H. M. S. Pinafore Act 2 Finale (from H.M.S. PINAFORE) Corcoran (H.M.S. Pinafore), Sir Joseph Porter (H.M.S. Pinafore), Cousin Hebe (H.M.S. Pinafore), Josephine (H.M.S. Pinafore), Ralph (H.M.S. Pinafore), Dick Deadeye (H.M.S. Pinafore) and Ensemble
Ring the Merry Bells (from H.M.S. PINAFORE) Mrs. Cynthia Bradley, Corcoran (H.M.S. Pinafore), Sir Joseph Porter (H.M.S. Pinafore) and Guests
I Was a Pale Young Curate Then (from THE SORCERER) Oscar Wilde
Merry Young Heart (from THE SORCERER) Mrs. Cynthia Bradley and Arthur Seymour Sullivan
When I, Good Friends (from TRIAL BY JURY) Arthur Seymour Sullivan
Onward Christian Soldieres Mrs. Cynthia Bradley
Opening Chorus of The Pirates of Penzance (from THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE) Samuel (Pirates of Penzance) and Pirates
Oh, Is There Not One Maiden Breast (from THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE) Frederic (Pirates of Penzance) and Singing Girls
Poor Wandering One (from THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE) Mabel (Pirates of Penzance) and Singing Girls
Policeman's Song (from THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE) Sergeant and Policeman
The Pirates of Penzance Act 2 Finale (from THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE) Pirate King (Pirates of Penzance), Major General (Pirates of Penzance), Ruth (Pirates of Penzance), Mabel (Pirates of Penzance), Edith (Pirates of Penzance), Kate (Pirates of Penzance), Frederic (Pirates of Penzance), Samuel (Pirates of Penzance), Mrs. Cynthia Bradley and Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
Happy With Winged Feet (from IVANHOE) Clara and Thomas
None Shall Part Us (from IVANHOE) Mrs. Cynthia Bradley and Arthur Seymour Sullivan
The Flowers That Bloom in the Spring (from THE MIKADO) Mrs. Cynthia Bradley and Arthur Seymour Sullivan
Am I Alone? (from PATIENCE) Oscar Wilde
The Moon and I (from THE MIKADO) Mrs. Cynthia Bradley
The Mikado Act 1 Finale (from THE MIKADO) Katisha (The Mikado), Nanki-Poo (The Mikado), Yum-Yum (The Mikado), Pitti-Sing (The Mikado), Peep-Bo (The Mikado) and Pish-Tush (The Mikado)
Three Little Maids from School (from THE MIKADO) Three Little Maids (The Mikado)
I Am a Judge (from TRIAL BY JURY) Judge (Trial by Jury) and Ensemble
The Screw May Twist (from THE YEOMEN OF THE GUARD) Dame Carruthers (Yeomen of the Guard) and Ensemble
For I Am Blithe (from PATIENCE) Patience (Patience)
Take a Pair of Sparkling Eyes (from THE GONDOLIERS) Marco (Gondoliers)
Bow Bow (from IOLANTHE) Principals and Ensemble