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The Pirates of Penzance   
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Songs for Pirates of Penzance are listed under Acts 1 and 2
 

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Martin Beck Theatre, (8/31/1936 - circa. 9/1936)
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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.



The Pirates of Penzance

Category: Musical, Comedy, Operetta, Original, Broadway

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 BennettMabel
General Stanley's Daughter
John DeanFrederic
the Pirate Apprentice
Marjorie EyreEdith
General Stanley's Daughter
Darrell FancourtThe Pirate King
Evelyn GardinerRuth
Pirate 'Maid-of-all-Work'
Sydney GranvilleThe Sergeant of Police
Martyn GreenMajor General Stanley
Kathleen NaylorIsabel
General Stanley's Daughter
Elizabeth Nickell-LeanKate
General Stanley's Daughter
Richard WalkerSamuel
The Pirate King's Lieutenant

Trial by Jury

Category: Musical, Comedy, Operetta, Revival, Broadway

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-GrantPlaintiff
Sydney GranvilleThe Learned Judge
T. Penry HughesForeman of the Jury
C. William MorganAssociate
Kathleen NaylorFirst Bridesmaid
Leslie RandsCounsel for the Plaintiff
Richard WalkerUsher
Robert WilsonThe Defendant
music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert
(Unless otherwise noted)

The Pirates of Penzance
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
FinaleEnsemble
Trial by Jury
ACT 3 Sung 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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