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The Yeomen of the Guard   
The Merryman and His Maid

 
This production played in repertory with The Mikado, The Sorcerer, Trial by Jury, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe

48th Street Theatre, (4/19/1915 - 5/08/1915)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Apr 19, 1915    
Closing Date: May 08, 1915 Total Performances: 24

Category: Musical, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Description: An operetta in two acts
Setting: Tower Green.



Production Staff
Produced by William A. Brady and Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company
Written by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Clarence West
Directed by Herbert Cripps
Cast
George AbbottSecond Yeoman
Arthur AldridgeColonel Fairfax
Natalie AltElsie Maynard
May ArnoldChorus
Digby BellChorus
Alice BradyChorus
Una BrooksChorus
Gladys CaldwellPhoebe Meryll
Frank ClarkeFirst Yeoman
William DanforthWilfred Shadbolt
Hugh DwyerLeonard Meryll
DeWolf HopperJack Point
Marie HorganDame Carruthers
James HughesThe Headsman
Alice McCombKate
Maude MordauntChorus
William QuimbyFirst Citizen
Henry SmithSecond Citizen
Richard TempleChorus
Herbert WaterousSergeant Meryll
John WillardSir Richard Cholmondeley
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by W. S. Gilbert
ACT 1 Sung By
When a maiden loves she sits and sighsPhoebe Meryll
Tower Warders, under ordersPeople and Warders
This is the autumn of our lifeSolo Warder
When our gallant Norman foesDame Carruthers and Warders
Alas! I waver to and froPhoebe Meryll, Leonard Meryll and Sergeant Meryll
Is life a boon?Colonel Fairfax
Here's a man of jollityChorus
I have a song to sing, O!Elsie Maynard and Jack Point
How say you, maiden, will you wed?Elsie Maynard, Jack Point and Sir Richard Cholmondeley
I've jibe and joke and quip and crankJack Point
'Tis done! I am a bride!Elsie Maynard
Were I thy bridePhoebe Meryll
Oh, Sergeant Meryll, is it true-
ACT 2 Sung By
Night has spread her pall once moreChorus
Warders are ye?Dame Carruthers
Oh! a private buffoon is a lighthearted loonJack Point
Hereupon we're both agreedJack Point and Wilfred Shadbolt
Free from his fetters grimColonel Fairfax
Strange adventure!Kate, Dame Carruthers, Colonel Fairfax and Sergeant Meryll
Hark! What was that, sir?Elsie Maynard, Phoebe Meryll, Dame Carruthers, Colonel Fairfax, Wilfred Shadbolt, Jack Point, Sir Richard Cholmondeley, Sergeant Meryll and Chorus
A man who would woo a fair maidElsie Maynard, Phoebe Meryll and Colonel Fairfax
When a wooer goes a-wooingElsie Maynard, Phoebe Meryll, Colonel Fairfax and Jack Point
Rapture! Rapture!Dame Carruthers and Sergeant Meryll
Comes the pretty young bride