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Martin Beck Theatre, (10/11/1934 - 12/04/1934)
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Opening Date: Oct 11, 1934    
Closing Date: Dec 04, 1934 Total Performances: 10

Category: Musical, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Description: An operetta in two acts
Setting: Exterior of Bunthorne Castle. A glade.
Comments: Opened 10/11/34, closed 10/13/34 after 4 perfs.; re-opened 11/5/34, closed 11/7/34 for 4 perfs.; re-opened 12/3/34, closed 12/4/34 for 2 perfs.

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
Maisie BaxterLady Saphir
John DeanLieut. The Duke of Dunstable
Muriel DicksonPatience
a dairy maid
Marjorie EyreLady Angela
Darrell FancourtColonel Calverley
Kathleen FrancesLady Ella
Dorothy GillLady Jane
Martyn GreenReginald Bunthorne
W. F. HodgkinsMr. Bunthorne's Solicitor
Leslie RandsArchibald Grosvenor
Frank StewardMajor Murgatroyd
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by W. S. Gilbert
ACT 1 Sung By
Twenty Lovesick maidens We Chorus of Maidens
Love Feeds on HopeLady Angela
Go, Breaking HeartLady Ella
Still Brooding on their Mad InfatuationPatience (a dairy maid)
I Cannot Tell what this Love may bePatience (a dairy maid)
The Soldiers of our QueenChorus of Dragoons
If You Want a Receipt for that Popular MysteryColonel Calverley
In a Doleful TrainLady Angela, Lady Ella and Reginald Bunthorne
Now is this not Ridiculous?Chorus of Dragoons
Mystic Poet, hear our prayerLady Angela
Though my book I Seem to ScanReginald Bunthorne
Though so Excellently WiseLady Saphir
Oh, Hollow! Hollow! Hollow!Reginald Bunthorne
When First I Put This Uniform OnColonel Calverley
Am I Alone?Reginald Bunthorne
If You're Anxious for to ShineReginald Bunthorne
Long Years AgoPatience (a dairy maid) and Lady Angela
Prithee, Pretty Maiden, Willow, Willow, WalyPatience (a dairy maid) and Archibald Grosvenor
Let the Merry Cymbals SoundChorus
Now Tell Us We Pray YouChorus of Dragoons
Your Maiden HeartsLieut. The Duke of Dunstable
If There be a Pardon in your HeartPatience (a dairy maid)
True Love Must be Single-HeartedPatience (a dairy maid) and Reginald Bunthorne
I Hear the Soft Note of the Echoing VoiceLady Ella, Lady Saphir, Lady Angela, Lieut. The Duke of Dunstable, Major Murgatroyd and Colonel Calverley
ACT 2 Sung By
Sad Is That Woman's LotLady Jane
Silvered Is the raven HairLady Jane
Turn, oh Turn in this DirectionChorus of Maidens
A Magnet Hung in a Hard-ware ShopArchibald Grosvenor
Love Is a Plaintive SongPatience (a dairy maid)
So Go to Him and Say to HimLady Jane and Reginald Bunthorne
It's Clear that Medieval ArtLieut. The Duke of Dunstable, Major Murgatroyd and Colonel Calverley
If Saphir I Choose to MarryLady Angela, Lady Saphir, Lieut. The Duke of Dunstable, Major Murgatroyd and Colonel Calverley
When I Go out of DoorsReginald Bunthorne and Archibald Grosvenor
I'm a Waterloo-House Young ManArchibald Grosvenor and Chorus of Maidens
After much Debate InternalPrincipals and Chorus