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Cox and Box / H.M.S. Pinafore   
The Long Lost Brothers

Songs for Cox and Box are listed as Act 1
 

This production was composed of the following shows:


Martin Beck Theatre, (9/28/1936 - 11/21/1936)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Sep 28, 1936    
Closing Date: Nov 21, 1936 Total Performances: 16

Category: Musical, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical in One Act
Setting: Furnished room in Bouncer's house, Bloomsbury, London.



Cox and Box

Category: Musical, Operetta, Original, Broadway

Production Staff
Produced by D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Libretto by F.C. Burnand; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Isidore Godfrey; Based on the farce "Box and Cox" by John Maddison Morton
Cast
John DeanJohn James Box
A Journeyman Printer
Richard DunnJames John Cox
A Journeyman Hatter
Richard WalkerSergeant Bouncer
Late of the Dampshire Yeomanry, with military remi

H.M.S. Pinafore

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
Sylvia CecilJosephine
the Captain's Daughter
Marjorie EyreCousin Hebe
Darrell FancourtDick Deadeye
Radley FlynnBob Beckett
Evelyn GardinerLittle Buttercup
Mrs. Cripps, a Portsmouth Bumboat Woman
Martyn GreenThe Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B.
First Lord of the Admiralty
Derek OldhamRalph Rackstraw
Leslie RandsCaptain Corcoran
Commander of H.M.S. Pinafore
Richard WalkerBill Bobstay
Boatswain
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Francis C. Burnand
(Unless otherwise noted)

Cox and Box
ACT 1 Sung By
Rataplan (Yes, yes, in those merry days)Sergeant Bouncer (Late of the Dampshire Yeomanry, with military remi)
Stay, Bouncer, StayJames John Cox (A Journeyman Hatter) and Sergeant Bouncer (Late of the Dampshire Yeomanry, with military remi)
Hush-a-bye, BaconJohn James Box (A Journeyman Printer)
My Master Is PunctualJames John Cox (A Journeyman Hatter)
Who are you, Sir?James John Cox (A Journeyman Hatter), John James Box (A Journeyman Printer) and Sergeant Bouncer (Late of the Dampshire Yeomanry, with military remi)
The ButtercupJames John Cox (A Journeyman Hatter) and John James Box (A Journeyman Printer)
Three years agoJohn James Box (A Journeyman Printer)
SixesJames John Cox (A Journeyman Hatter) and John James Box (A Journeyman Printer)
My hand upon it
H.M.S. Pinafore
ACT 2 Sung By
We sail the ocean blue
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
I'm called little Buttercup (Recitative and Song)
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Little Buttercup (Mrs. Cripps, a Portsmouth Bumboat Woman)
The Nightingale sigh'd for the moon's bright ray (Scena)
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Ralph Rackstraw and Chorus
A maiden fair to see (Aria)
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Ralph Rackstraw and Chorus
I am the Captain of the Pinafore (Recitative, Song, and Chorus)
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Captain Corcoran (Commander of H.M.S. Pinafore) and Men's Chorus
Sorry her lot
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Josephine (the Captain's Daughter)
Over the bright blue sea Comes Sir Joseph Porter, K. C. B.
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Women's Chorus
We sail the ocean blue (Reprise)
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Men's Chorus
I am the monarch of the sea
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B. (First Lord of the Admiralty), Hebe (Sir Joseph's First Cousin), Bill Bobstay (Boatswain) and Chorus
When I was a lad
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B. (First Lord of the Admiralty) and Chorus
A British tar is a soaring soul
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Ralph Rackstraw, Bill Bobstay (Boatswain) and Bob Beckett
Refrain, audacious tar, your suit from pressing
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Josephine (the Captain's Daughter) and Ralph Rackstraw
Can I survive this overbearing? (Finale)
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Principals and Chorus
ACT 3 Sung By
Fair moon, to thee I sing!
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Captain Corcoran (Commander of H.M.S. Pinafore)
Things are seldom what they seem
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Little Buttercup (Mrs. Cripps, a Portsmouth Bumboat Woman) and Captain Corcoran (Commander of H.M.S. Pinafore)
The hours creep on apace (Scena)
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Josephine (the Captain's Daughter)
Never mind the why or wherefore
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Josephine (the Captain's Daughter), Captain Corcoran (Commander of H.M.S. Pinafore) and The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B. (First Lord of the Admiralty)
The merry maiden and the tar
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Captain Corcoran (Commander of H.M.S. Pinafore) and Dick Deadeye
Carefully on tiptoe stealing
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Dick Deadeye, Captain Corcoran (Commander of H.M.S. Pinafore), Josephine (the Captain's Daughter), Ralph Rackstraw, Hebe (Sir Joseph's First Cousin), The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B. (First Lord of the Admiralty) and Men's Chorus
Farewell, my own, Light of my life, farewell!
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Ralph Rackstraw, Josephine (the Captain's Daughter), The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B. (First Lord of the Admiralty), Hebe (Sir Joseph's First Cousin), Dick Deadeye, Bill Bobstay (Boatswain), Bob Beckett, Little Buttercup (Mrs. Cripps, a Portsmouth Bumboat Woman) and Chorus
A many years ago, when I was young and charming (Legend)
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Little Buttercup (Mrs. Cripps, a Portsmouth Bumboat Woman) and Chorus
Oh joy, oh rapture unforseen (Finale)
(lyrics by William S. Gilbert)
Principals and Chorus