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Trial by Jury   


Martin Beck Theatre, (9/13/1934 - 11/29/1934)
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Opening Date: Sep 13, 1934    
Closing Date: Nov 29, 1934 Total Performances: 15

Category: Musical, Comedy, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Description: A comic opera in one act.
Setting: A Court of Justice.
Comments: Opened 9/13/34; closed 9/15/34 after 4 perfs.; re-opened 10/22/34; closed 10/24/34 for 4 perfs.; re-opened 11/28/34, closed 11/29/34 for 3 perfs. Re-opened 11/8/34, closed 11/10/34 for 4 perfs. (with "Pirates of Penzance").

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 James McRobbie Gordon
Scenic Design by Charles Ricketts; Costume Design by Charles Ricketts
Doreen DennyPlaintiff
Kathleen FrancesFirst Bridesmaid
Sydney GranvilleThe Learned Judge
C. William MorganAssociate
Leslie RandsCounsel for the Plaintiff
Frank StewardForeman of the Jury
Richard WalkerUsher
Robert WilsonThe Defendant
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert
ACT 1 Sung By
Hark, the hour of ten is soundingChorus
When first my old, old love I knewThe Defendant
All hail great judgeChorus
When, I good friends, was called to the barThe 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 flowerBridesmaids
O'er the season vernalPlaintiff
Oh, never, never, neverThe Learned Judge
May it please you, my lud (Recitative and aria)Counsel for the Plaintiff and All
That she is reelingThe Learned Judge, Foreman of the Jury, Plaintiff and All
Oh, gentlemen, listen, I prayThe Defendant and Bridesmaids
A nice dilemma we have hereThe Learned Judge, Counsel for the Plaintiff, The Defendant and Plaintiff
I love him-I love himPlaintiff and The Defendant
The question, gentlemen (Recitative)The Learned Judge, Counsel for the Plaintiff and All
Oh, joy unbounded (Finale)All