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The Pirates of Penzance   
The Slave of Duty


Adelphi Theatre, (7/22/1935 - 8/24/1935)
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Opening Date: Jul 22, 1935    
Closing Date: Aug 24, 1935 Total Performances: 12

Category: Musical, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Description: A comic operetta in two acts
Setting: A rocky seashore on the coast of Cornwall. A ruined chapel by moonlight.

Production Staff
Produced by Lodewick Vroom and The Civic Light Opera Company
Libretto by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan
Staged by R.H. Burnside
Scenic Design by Eugene B. Dunkel; Costume Design by Brooks Costume Company; Costumes from sketches by Billie Livingston
Conducted by Louis Kroll
John AlbertEnsemble
Jay AmissEnsemble
Elfrida AndabelEnsemble
Frances BavielloIsabel
General Stanley's Daughter
Don BeckerEnsemble
Joan BoekholtzEnsemble
Mildred BurkeEnsemble
Helene BushEnsemble
Marion CastlerayEnsemble
John CosbyEnsemble
William DanforthEdward
a Sergeant of Police
Margaret DaumEdith
General Stanley's Daughter
Madeline de SouterEnsemble
Nina DeanKate
General Stanley's Daughter
Alfred DrakeEnsemble
Adele DruryEnsemble
George EbertEnsemble
Grace GarnettEnsemble
Edith GibsonEnsemble
Eleanor GilmoreEnsemble
Ione HaalsEnsemble
Vivian HartMabel
General Stanley's Daughter
Roger InghamEnsemble
Robert IrvingEnsemble
Siegfried LangerEnsemble
Ruth MannersEnsemble
Emily MarshEnsemble
Howard MarshFrederic
the Pirate Apprentice
Jean MatusEnsemble
Mildred MercerEnsemble
Frank MoulanMajor General Stanley
John MuccioEnsemble
Vera MullerEnsemble
Bertram PeacockSamuel
The Pirate King's Lieutenant
George RogersEnsemble
Jane RondthalerEnsemble
Marion RossEnsemble
Vera RossRuth
Pirate 'Maid-of-all-Work'
Frederick RudinEnsemble
Jean TalcottEnsemble
Alma TollefsenEnsemble
Serg UryEnsemble
Marie ValezEnsemble
William VenturoEnsemble
Rudolph WagnerEnsemble
Gertrude WaldonEnsemble
Margaret WalkerEnsemble
Herbert WaterousRichard
The Pirate King
Solon WestEnsemble
ACT 1 Sung By
Pour, O Pour The Pirate SherryThe Pirate King, Samuel (The Pirate King's Lieutenant), Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice) and Pirates
When Frederic Was A Little LadRuth (Pirate 'Maid-of-all-Work')
Oh, Better Far To Live And DieThe Pirate King and Pirates
Oh, False One, You Have Deceived Me!Ruth (Pirate 'Maid-of-all-Work') and Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice)
Climbing Over Rocky MountainEdith (General Stanley's Daughter), Kate (General Stanley's Daughter) and Daughters
Stop, Ladies, Pray! Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice) and Daughters
Oh, Is There Not One Maiden BreastFrederic (the Pirate Apprentice) and Daughters
Poor Wandering OneMabel (General Stanley's Daughter) and Daughters
What Ought We To Do?Edith (General Stanley's Daughter), Kate (General Stanley's Daughter) and Daughters
How Beautifully Blue The SkyMabel (General Stanley's Daughter), Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice) and Daughters
Stay, We Must Not Lose Our SensesFrederic (the Pirate Apprentice), Daughters and Pirates
Hold, Monsters!Mabel (General Stanley's Daughter), Samuel (The Pirate King's Lieutenant), Major General Stanley, Daughters and Pirates
I Am The Very Model Of A Modern Major-GeneralMajor General Stanley and Ensemble
Oh, Men of Dark and Dismal FateEnsemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Oh, Dry The Glistening TearMabel (General Stanley's Daughter) and Daughters
Then FredericMajor General Stanley and Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice)
When The Foeman Bares His SteelThe Sergeant of Police, Mabel (General Stanley's Daughter), Police and Daughters
Now For The Pirates' Lair!Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice), The Pirate King and Ruth (Pirate 'Maid-of-all-Work')
When You Had Left Our Pirate FoldRuth (Pirate 'Maid-of-all-Work'), Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice) and The Pirate King
My Eyes Are Fully OpenFrederic (the Pirate Apprentice), Ruth (Pirate 'Maid-of-all-Work') and The Pirate King
Away, Away! My Heart's On FireRuth (Pirate 'Maid-of-all-Work'), The Pirate King and Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice)
All Is PreparedMabel (General Stanley's Daughter) and Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice)
Stay, Frederic, Stay!Mabel (General Stanley's Daughter) and Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice)
Sorry Her LotMabel (General Stanley's Daughter)
No, I Am BraveMabel (General Stanley's Daughter), The Sergeant of Police and Police
When A Felon's Not Engaged In His EmploymentThe Sergeant of Police and Police
A Rollicking Band Of Pirates WePirates, The Sergeant of Police and Police
With Cat-Like Tread, Upon Our Prey We StealPirates, Police and Samuel (The Pirate King's Lieutenant)
Hush, Hush! Not A WordFrederic (the Pirate Apprentice), Pirates, Police and Major General Stanley
Sighing Softly To The RiverMajor General Stanley and Ensemble