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Trial by Jury & H.M.S. Pinafore   
The Lass That Loved a Sailor

Trial By Jury Songs are listed as Act 1. Songs for H.M.S. Pinafore are listed as Acts 2 and 3.
 

This production was composed of the following shows:


Shubert Theatre, (10/17/1955 - 10/19/1955)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Oct 17, 1955    
Closing Date: Oct 19, 1955 Total Performances: 13

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



H.M.S. Pinafore

Category: Musical, Comedy, Operetta, Revival, Broadway

Production Staff
Produced by D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Libretto by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Isidore Godfrey
Staged by Robert A. Gibson
Scenic Design by Joseph Harker and Phil Harker; Ladies' costumes by George Sheringham
General Manager: Frederic Lloyd; Company Manager: Les Appleby
Stage Manager: Jerome Stephens, Herbert Newby and Harry Haste
General Press Representative: Gerald Goode
Cast
Donald AdamsDick Deadeye
George CookBob Beckett
Ann Drummond-GrantLittle Buttercup
Mrs. Cripps, a Portsmouth Bumboat Woman
Neville GriffithsRalph Rackstraw
Muriel HardingJosephine
the Captain's Daughter
Trevor HillsBill Bobstay
Boatswain
Peter PrattThe Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B.
First Lord of the Admiralty
Jeffrey SkitchCaptain Corcoran
Commander of H.M.S. Pinafore
Joyce WrightCousin Hebe

Trial by Jury

Category: Musical, Comedy, Operetta, Revival, Broadway

Production Staff
Produced by D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Libretto by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Isidore Godfrey
Directed by Robert A. Gibson
Scenic Design by Joseph Harker and Phil Harker; Ladies' costumes by George Sheringham
General Manager: Frederic Lloyd; Company Manager: Les Appleby
Stage Manager: Jerome Stephens, Herbert Newby and Harry Haste
General Press Representative: Gerald Goode
Cast
John BanksForeman of the Jury
George CookAssociate
Margaret DobsonFirst Bridesmaid
John FryattThe Defendant
Trevor HillsUsher
John ReedThe Learned Judge
Alan StylerCounsel for the Defense
Kathleen WestPlaintiff
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by William S. Gilbert
H.M.S. Pinafore
ACT 1 Sung By
Hark, the hour of ten is soundingChorus
When first my old, old love I knewThe Defendant
All hail great judgeChorus
When, I good friends, was called to the barThe Learned Judge and Chorus
Swear thou the jury (Recitative)Counsel for the Plaintiff and Usher
Where is the plaintiff? (Recitative)Counsel for the Plaintiff and Usher
Comes the broken flowerBridesmaids
O'er the season vernalPlaintiff
Oh, never, never, neverThe Learned Judge
May it please you, my lud (Recitative and aria)Counsel for the Plaintiff and All
That she is reelingThe Learned Judge, Foreman of the Jury, Plaintiff and All
Oh, gentlemen, listen, I prayThe Defendant and Bridesmaids
A nice dilemma we have hereThe Learned Judge, Counsel for the Plaintiff, The Defendant and Plaintiff
I love him-I love himPlaintiff and The Defendant
The question, gentlemen (Recitative)The Learned Judge, Counsel for the Plaintiff and All
Oh, joy unbounded (Finale)All
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 2 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