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

Songs for H. M. S. Pinafore are listed as Acts 2 and 3
 

This production was composed of the following shows:


New Century Theatre, (1/19/1948 - 2/28/1948)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Jan 19, 1948    
Closing Date: Feb 28, 1948 Total Performances: 16

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



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
Staged by Anna Bethell
Costume Design by Charles Ricketts
Cast
Charles DorningCaptain Corcoran
Commander of H.M.S. Pinafore
Darrell FancourtDick Deadeye
Alternate
Radley FlynnDick Deadeye
Alternate
Bob Beckett
Alternate
Joan GillinghamCousin Hebe
Martyn GreenThe Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B.
First Lord of the Admiralty
Ella HalmanLittle Buttercup
Mrs. Cripps, a Portsmouth Bumboat Woman
Donald HarrisBob Beckett
Alternate
Helen RobertsJosephine
the Captain's Daughter
Thomas RoundRalph Rackstraw
Richard WalkerBill Bobstay
Boatswain

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; Based on the farce "Box and Cox" by John Maddison Morton
Staged by Anna Bethell
Scenic Design by Charles Ricketts; Costume Design by Charles Ricketts
Cast
Richard DunnJames John Cox
A Journeyman Hatter
Leonard OsbornJohn James Box
A Journeyman Printer
Richard WalkerSergeant Bouncer
Late of the Dampshire Yeomanry, with military remi
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert
(Unless otherwise noted)

Cox and Box
ACT 1 Sung By
Rataplan (Yes, yes, in those merry days)
(lyrics by Francis C. Burnand)
Sergeant Bouncer (Late of the Dampshire Yeomanry, with military remi)
Stay, Bouncer, Stay
(lyrics by Francis C. Burnand)
James John Cox (A Journeyman Hatter) and Sergeant Bouncer (Late of the Dampshire Yeomanry, with military remi)
Hush-a-bye, Bacon
(lyrics by Francis C. Burnand)
John James Box (A Journeyman Printer)
My Master Is Punctual
(lyrics by Francis C. Burnand)
James John Cox (A Journeyman Hatter)
Who are you, Sir?
(lyrics by Francis C. Burnand)
James John Cox (A Journeyman Hatter), John James Box (A Journeyman Printer) and Sergeant Bouncer (Late of the Dampshire Yeomanry, with military remi)
The Buttercup
(lyrics by Francis C. Burnand)
James John Cox (A Journeyman Hatter) and John James Box (A Journeyman Printer)
Three years ago
(lyrics by Francis C. Burnand)
John James Box (A Journeyman Printer)
Sixes
(lyrics by Francis C. Burnand)
James John Cox (A Journeyman Hatter) and John James Box (A Journeyman Printer)
My hand upon it
(lyrics by Francis C. Burnand)
ACT 2 Sung By
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 lotJosephine (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 seaThe 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 ladThe Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B. (First Lord of the Admiralty) and Chorus
A British tar is a soaring soulRalph Rackstraw, Bill Bobstay (Boatswain) and Bob Beckett
Refrain, audacious tar, your suit from pressingJosephine (the Captain's Daughter) and Ralph Rackstraw
Can I survive this overbearing? (Finale)Principals and Chorus
ACT 3 Sung By
Fair moon, to thee I sing!Captain Corcoran (Commander of H.M.S. Pinafore)
Things are seldom what they seemLittle 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 whereforeJosephine (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 tarCaptain Corcoran (Commander of H.M.S. Pinafore) and Dick Deadeye
Carefully on tiptoe stealingDick 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