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The Pirates of Penzance   
The Slave of Duty

Songs for Pirates of Penzance are listed under Acts 1 and 2
 
 
Martin Beck Theatre , (8/31/1936 - circa. 9/1936)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Aug 31, 1936   
Closing Date:Sep 1936 Total Performances:20

Category: Musical, Comedy, 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 D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Written by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Isidore Godfrey
Cast
Brenda Bennett Mabel
General Stanley's Daughter
John Dean Frederic
the Pirate Apprentice
Marjorie Eyre Edith
General Stanley's Daughter
Darrell Fancourt The Pirate King
Evelyn Gardiner Ruth
Pirate 'Maid-of-all-Work'
Sydney Granville The Sergeant of Police
Martyn Green Major General Stanley
Kathleen Naylor Isabel
General Stanley's Daughter
Elizabeth Nickell-Lean Kate
General Stanley's Daughter
Richard Walker Samuel
The Pirate King's Lieutenant
Production Staff
Produced by D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Written by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Isidore Godfrey
Cast
Ann Drummond-Grant Plaintiff
Sydney Granville The Learned Judge
T. Penry Hughes Foreman of the Jury
C. William Morgan Associate
Kathleen Naylor First Bridesmaid
Leslie Rands Counsel for the Plaintiff
Richard Walker Usher
Robert Wilson The Defendant
music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

The Pirates of Penzance
ACT 1Sung By
Pour, O Pour The Pirate Sherry The Pirate King, Samuel (The Pirate King's Lieutenant), Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice) and Pirates
When Frederic Was A Little Lad Ruth (Pirate 'Maid-of-all-Work')
Oh, Better Far To Live And Die The 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 Mountain Edith (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 Breast Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice) and Daughters
Poor Wandering One Mabel (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 Sky Mabel (General Stanley's Daughter), Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice) and Daughters
Stay, We Must Not Lose Our Senses Frederic (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-General Major General Stanley and Ensemble
Oh, Men of Dark and Dismal Fate Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
Oh, Dry The Glistening Tear Mabel (General Stanley's Daughter) and Daughters
Then Frederic Major General Stanley and Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice)
When The Foeman Bares His Steel The 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 Fold Ruth (Pirate 'Maid-of-all-Work'), Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice) and The Pirate King
My Eyes Are Fully Open Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice), Ruth (Pirate 'Maid-of-all-Work') and The Pirate King
Away, Away! My Heart's On Fire Ruth (Pirate 'Maid-of-all-Work'), The Pirate King and Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice)
All Is Prepared Mabel (General Stanley's Daughter) and Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice)
Stay, Frederic, Stay! Mabel (General Stanley's Daughter) and Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice)
Sorry Her Lot Mabel (General Stanley's Daughter)
No, I Am Brave Mabel (General Stanley's Daughter), The Sergeant of Police and Police
When A Felon's Not Engaged In His Employment The Sergeant of Police and Police
A Rollicking Band Of Pirates We Pirates, The Sergeant of Police and Police
With Cat-Like Tread, Upon Our Prey We Steal Pirates, Police and Samuel (The Pirate King's Lieutenant)
Hush, Hush! Not A Word Frederic (the Pirate Apprentice), Pirates, Police and Major General Stanley
Sighing Softly To The River Major General Stanley and Ensemble
Finale Ensemble
Trial by Jury
ACT 3Sung By
Hark, the hour of ten is sounding
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Chorus
When first my old, old love I knew
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
The Defendant
All hail great judge
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Chorus
When, I good friends, was called to the bar
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
The Learned Judge and Chorus
Swear thou the jury (Recitative)
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Counsel for the Plaintiff and Usher
Where is the plaintiff? (Recitative)
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Counsel for the Plaintiff and Usher
Comes the broken flower
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Bridesmaids
O'er the season vernal
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Plaintiff
Oh, never, never, never
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
The Learned Judge
May it please you, my lud (Recitative and aria)
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Counsel for the Plaintiff and All
That she is reeling
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
The Learned Judge, Foreman of the Jury, Plaintiff and All
Oh, gentlemen, listen, I pray
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
The Defendant and Bridesmaids
A nice dilemma we have here
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
The Learned Judge, Counsel for the Plaintiff, The Defendant and Plaintiff
I love him-I love him
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Plaintiff and The Defendant
The question, gentlemen (Recitative)
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
The Learned Judge, Counsel for the Plaintiff and All
Oh, joy unbounded (Finale)
(music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
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