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Iolanthe   
The Peer and the Peri

 
This production played in repertory with The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance, Trial by Jury & H.M.S. Pinafore

Mark Hellinger Theatre, (11/10/1952 - 11/15/1952)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Nov 10, 1952    
Closing Date: Nov 15, 1952 Total Performances: 8

Category: Musical, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Description: An operetta in two acts
Setting: An Arcadian Landscape. Palace Yard, Westminster. Between 1700 and 1882.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Anthony Brady Farrell
Produced by S.M. Chartock
Written by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Lehman Engel
Staged by S.M. Chartock
Scenic Design by Ralph Alswang; Costume Design by Peggy Morrison
Company Manager: Leon Spachner
Stage Manager: Lewis Pierce, Radley Flynn and Athena Pappas
Assistant Conductor: Eugene Kusmiak
Press Representative: Nat Dorfman and Irvin Dorfman
Cast
Mary Louise BeatieFairy
Anthony CeramiPeer
Catherine CurrieFairy
Audrey DeardenCelia
Dolores DePugliaFairy
Helen DodgeFairy
John DorrinPeer
Robert DriscollPeer
Robert EcklesPrivate Willis
Herbert EstrowPeer
Radley FlynnPeer
Roger FranklinPeer
Martyn GreenThe Lord Chancellor
Bonnie GrevattFairy
Ella HalmanQueen of the Fairies
Vincent HenryPeer
Glynn HillIolanthe
Don LaMonPeer
Grace LangFairy
Joseph MacauleyEarl of Mountararat
Sheila MatthewsFairy
Eileen MoranFleta
Ray MorrisseyPeer
Irl MoweryPeer
Lillian MurphyPhyllis
Jan NewbyFairy
Bill NussPeer
Athena PappasFairy
Shirley PringleFairy
Stanley PropperPeer
Michael RichPeer
Mary RocheLeila
Frank RogierStrephon
Gloria SacksFairy
Jeanne SchlegelFairy
Rita SchoenFairy
Ken SmithPeer
Feodore TedickPeer
Helen WhitfieldFairy
Chase WillardPeer
Earl WilliamEarl Tolloller
Tony Award®
winner 1953 Conductor and Musical Director [winner] 
 Musical Director: Lehman Engel
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert
ACT 1 Sung By
Tripping hither, tripping thitherCelia and Leila
Iolanthe! From thy dark exile thou art summonedQueen of the Fairies, Iolanthe, Celia, Leila and Chorus of Fairies
Good morrow, good motherStrephon and Chorus of Fairies
Fare thee well, attractive strangerQueen of the Fairies and Chorus of Fairies
Good morrow, good lover!Phyllis and Strephon
None shall part us from each otherPhyllis and Strephon
Loudly let the trumpet brayTenors and Basses
The law is the true embodimentThe Lord Chancellor and Chorus of Peers
My well-loved lord and guardian dearPhyllis, Lord Tolloler and Earl of Mountararat
Nay, tempt me notPhyllis
Spurn not the nobly bornLord Tolloler and Chorus
Lords, it may not be!Phyllis, Lord Tolloler, Earl of Mountararat, Strephon, The Lord Chancellor and Chorus of Peers
When I went to the Bar as a very young manThe Lord Chancellor
When darkly looms the dayPhyllis, Iolanthe, Queen of the Fairies, Leila, Celia, Strephon, Lord Tolloler, Earl of Mountararat, The Lord Chancellor and Chorus of Fairies and Peers
ACT 2 Sung By
When all night long a chap remainsPrivate Willis
Strephon's a member of Parliament!Chorus
When Britain truly ruled the wavesEarl of Mountararat and Chorus
In vain you plead to us, Don't go!Leila, Celia, Chorus of Fairies, Earl of Mountararat and Lord Tolloler
Oh, foolish fayQueen of the Fairies and Chorus of Fairies
Tho' p'raps I may incur your blamePhyllis, Lord Tolloler, Earl of Mountararat and Private Willis
Love, unrequited, robs me of my restThe Lord Chancellor
He who shies at such a prizeLord Tolloler, Earl of Mountararat and The Lord Chancellor
My Bill has now been read a second timeStrephon
If we're weak enough to tarryPhyllis and Strephon
My lord, a suppliant at your feet I kneelFairies and Iolanthe
It may not be-for so the fates decide!Iolanthe, Queen of the Fairies, The Lord Chancellor and Fairies
Soon as we may, off and away!Phyllis, Iolanthe, Queen of the Fairies, Leila, Celia, Lord Tolloler, Earl of Mountararat, Strephon, The Lord Chancellor and Chorus of Fairies and Peers