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H.M.S. Pinafore   
The Lass That Loved a Sailor

 
This production played in repertory with The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance
 
Uris Theatre , (5/16/1976 - 5/23/1976)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:May 16, 1976   
Closing Date:May 23, 1976 Total Performances:4

Category: Musical, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Description: A comic opera in two acts
Setting: Quarterdeck of H.M.S. Pinafore off Portsmouth.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by James M. Nederlander, Joseph Nederlander and Gerard Oestreicher
Produced by James M. Nederlander; Produced by arrangement with D'Oyly Carte Opera Company and Dame Bridget D'Oyly Carte
Originally produced by D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Written by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Royston Nash
Directed by Michael Heyland
Scenic Design by Disley Jones; Back cloth designed and painted by Joseph Harker and Phil Harker
General Manager for Bridget D'Oyly Carte Ltd.: Frederic Lloyd; Company Manager for Bridget D'Oyly Carte Ltd.: Herbert Newby; General Manager: Nelle Nugent; Company Manager: Susan Gustafson
Technical & Stage Director for Bridget D'Oyly Carte Ltd.: Peter Riley; Production Supervisor: Ben Janney
Orchestra Contractor: Mel Rodnon
Property Man: Barry-Robert Molitch
General Press Representative: Michael Alpert and Marilynn LeVine; Production Assistant: Sandra Mandel and Kim Sellon; Advertising: Mike Mones and Blaine-Thompson
Cast
John Ayldon Dick Deadeye
Lyndsie Holland Little Buttercup
Mrs. Cripps, a Portsmouth Bumboat Woman
Patricia Leonard Cousin Hebe
Barbara Lilley Josephine
the Captain's Daughter
Michael Rayner Captain Corcoran
Commander of H.M.S. Pinafore
John Reed The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B.
First Lord of the Admiralty
Meston Reid Ralph Rackstraw
Michael Buchan Bob Beckett
Jon Ellison Bill Bobstay
Boatswain
Caroline Baker Ensemble
Patricia Ann Bennett Ensemble
Gillian Burrows Ensemble
Paul Burrows Ensemble
Barry Clark Ensemble
Malcolm Coy Ensemble
Lorraine Dulcie-Daniels Ensemble
Anne Egglestone Ensemble
Josephine Hinchley Ensemble
Gareth Jones Ensemble
Beti Lloyd-Jones Ensemble
Guy Matthews Ensemble
Elsie McDougall Ensemble
Roberta Morrell Ensemble
Helen Moulder Ensemble
Suzanne O'Keeffe Ensemble
William Palmerley Ensemble
Andrea Phillips Ensemble
Glynis Prendergast Ensemble
Patricia Rea Ensemble
Edwin Rolles Ensemble
Thomas Scholey Ensemble
Alan Spencer Ensemble
William Strachan Ensemble
Vivian Tierney Ensemble
Paul Waite Ensemble
Michael Westbury Ensemble
ACT 1
We sail the ocean blue
I'm called little Buttercup (Recitative and Song) Little Buttercup (Mrs. Cripps, a Portsmouth Bumboat Woman)
The Nightingale sigh'd for the moon's bright ray (Scena) Ralph Rackstraw and Chorus
A maiden fair to see (Aria) Ralph Rackstraw and Chorus
I am the Captain of the Pinafore (Recitative, Song, and Chorus) Captain Corcoran (Commander of H.M.S. Pinafore) and Men's Chorus
Sorry her lot Josephine (the Captain's Daughter)
Over the bright blue sea Comes Sir Joseph Porter, K. C. B. Women's Chorus
We sail the ocean blue (Reprise)Men's Chorus
I am the monarch of the sea 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 The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B. (First Lord of the Admiralty) and Chorus
A British tar is a soaring soul Ralph Rackstraw, Bill Bobstay (Boatswain) and Bob Beckett
Refrain, audacious tar, your suit from pressing Josephine (the Captain's Daughter) and Ralph Rackstraw
Can I survive this overbearing? (Finale) Principals and Chorus
ACT 2
Fair moon, to thee I sing! Captain Corcoran (Commander of H.M.S. Pinafore)
Things are seldom what they seem Little Buttercup (Mrs. Cripps, a Portsmouth Bumboat Woman) and Captain Corcoran (Commander of H.M.S. Pinafore)
The hours creep on apace (Scena) Josephine (the Captain's Daughter)
Never mind the why or wherefore 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 Captain Corcoran (Commander of H.M.S. Pinafore) and Dick Deadeye
Carefully on tiptoe stealing 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! 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) Little Buttercup (Mrs. Cripps, a Portsmouth Bumboat Woman) and Chorus
Oh joy, oh rapture unforseen (Finale) Principals and Chorus