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The Yeomen of the Guard   
The Merryman and His Maid


Adelphi Theatre, (7/29/1935 - 8/28/1935)
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Opening Date: Jul 29, 1935    
Closing Date: Aug 28, 1935 Total Performances: 12

Category: Musical, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Description: An operetta in two acts
Setting: Tower Green. 16th Century.

Production Staff
Produced by Lodewick Vroom and The Civic Light Opera Company
Written by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan
Scenic Design by Eugene B. Dunkel
John AlbertEnsemble
Jay AmissEnsemble
Elfrida AndabelEnsemble
Frances BavielloEnsemble
Don BeckerEnsemble
Joan BoekholtzEnsemble
Mildred BurkeEnsemble
Helene BushEnsemble
Marion CastlerayEnsemble
John CosbyThe Headsman
William DanforthWilfred Shadbolt
Margaret DaumElsie Maynard
Madeline de SouterEnsemble
Nina DeanKate
Alfred DrakeFirst Citizen
Adele DruryEnsemble
George EbertFirst Yeoman
Grace GarnettEnsemble
Edith GibsonEnsemble
Eleanor GilmoreKate
Ione HaalsEnsemble
Vivian HartPhoebe Meryll
Roger InghamEnsemble
Robert IrvingEnsemble
Siegfried LangerEnsemble
Ruth MannersEnsemble
Emily MarshEnsemble
Howard MarshColonel Fairfax
Jean MatusEnsemble
Mildred MercerEnsemble
Frank MoulanJack Point
John MuccioEnsemble
Vera MullerEnsemble
Bertram PeacockSir Richard Cholmondeley
George RogersLeonard Meryll
Jane RondthalerEnsemble
Marion RossEnsemble
Vera RossDame Carruthers
Frederick RudinEnsemble
Jean TalcottEnsemble
Alma TollefsenEnsemble
Serg UryEnsemble
Marie ValezEnsemble
William VenturoSecond Yeoman
Rudolph WagnerEnsemble
Gertrude WaldonEnsemble
Margaret WalkerEnsemble
Herbert WaterousSergeant Meryll
Solon WestSecond Yeoman
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by W. S. Gilbert
ACT 1 Sung By
When a maiden loves she sits and sighsPhoebe Meryll
Tower Warders, under ordersPeople and Warders
This is the autumn of our lifeSolo Warder
When our gallant Norman foesDame Carruthers and Warders
Alas! I waver to and froPhoebe Meryll, Leonard Meryll and Sergeant Meryll
Is life a boon?Colonel Fairfax
Here's a man of jollityChorus
I have a song to sing, O!Elsie Maynard and Jack Point
How say you, maiden, will you wed?Elsie Maynard, Jack Point and Sir Richard Cholmondeley
I've jibe and joke and quip and crankJack Point
'Tis done! I am a bride!Elsie Maynard
Were I thy bridePhoebe Meryll
Oh, Sergeant Meryll, is it true-
ACT 2 Sung By
Night has spread her pall once moreChorus
Warders are ye?Dame Carruthers
Oh! a private buffoon is a lighthearted loonJack Point
Hereupon we're both agreedJack Point and Wilfred Shadbolt
Free from his fetters grimColonel Fairfax
Strange adventure!Kate, Dame Carruthers, Colonel Fairfax and Sergeant Meryll
Hark! What was that, sir?Elsie Maynard, Phoebe Meryll, Dame Carruthers, Colonel Fairfax, Wilfred Shadbolt, Jack Point, Sir Richard Cholmondeley, Sergeant Meryll and Chorus
A man who would woo a fair maidElsie Maynard, Phoebe Meryll and Colonel Fairfax
When a wooer goes a-wooingElsie Maynard, Phoebe Meryll, Colonel Fairfax and Jack Point
Rapture! Rapture!Dame Carruthers and Sergeant Meryll
Comes the pretty young bride