Concert program for a repertory of operas performed by The Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company. Operas performed were The Mikado, Pirates of Penzance, Trial By Jury and H.M.S. Pinafore. The four performances occurred over the course of three days.
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MAYFAIR THEATRE 833 S. W. Broadway Portland, Oregon PROGRAMME R. H. BURNSIDE presents THE GILBERT AND SULLIVAN OPERA COMPANY IN A REPERTORY OF THE WORLD'S FAMOUS OPERAS WRITTEN AND COMPOSED By GILBERT and SULLIVAN Musical Director, Louis Kroll THE MIKADO MONDAY, APRIL 2ND AND WEDNESDAY MATINEE, APRIL 4TH THE MIKADO OF JAPAN ROBERT PITKIN NANKI-POO (His son, disguised as a wandering minstrel, and in love with Yum-Yum JAMES GERARD KO-KO (Lord High Executioner of Titipu) RALPH RIGGS POOH-BAH (Lord High Everything Else) ROBERT ECKLES PISH-TUSH (A Noble Lord) BERTRAM PEACOCK GO-TO LEWIS PIERCE YUM-YUM KATHLEEN ROCHE PITTI-SING KATHRYN REECE PEEP-BO MARIE VALDEZ Three Sisters, Wards of Ko-Ko KATISHA (An elderly lady, in love with Nanki-Poo) CATHERINE JUDAH CHORUS OF SCHOOL GIRLS, NOBLES, GUARDS AND COOLIES Act I. Scene: Courtyard of Ko-Ko's Palace in Titipu Act II. Scene: Ko-Ko's Garden in Titipu Liberty Transfer & Storage Co. Pete Pihl, Manager Local and Long Distance Moving Service 521 N. W. Sixth Avenue Phone Broadway 5360 MUSICAL NUMBERS OVERTURE ACT I. OVERTURE 1. "If You Want to Know Who We Are" (Opening Chorus and Recitative) Nanki-Poo and Men 2. "A Wand-ring Minstrel I" (Solo and Chorus) Nanki-Poo and Men 3. "Our Great Mikado, Virtuous Man" (Solo and Chorus) Pish-Tush and Men 4. "Young Man, Despair" (Song Pooh-Bah, Nanki-Poo and Pish-Tush 4a. "And Have I Journeyed for a Month" (Recitative) Nanki-Poo and Pooh-Bah 5. "Behold the Lord High Executioner" (Chorus and Solo)..Ko-Ko and Men 5a. "As Some Day it May Happen" (Solo and Chorus):...........Ko-Ko and Men 6. "Comes a Train of Little Ladies" (Chorus Girls 7. "Three Little Maids from School Are We" (Trio and Chorus) Yum-Yum, Peep-Bo, Pitti-Sing and Girls 8. "So Please You, Sir, We Much Regret" (Quartet and Chorus) Yum-Yum, Peep-Bo, Pitti-Sing, Pooh-Bah and Girls 9. "Were You Not to Ko-Ko Plighted?" (Duet) Yum-Yum and Nanki-Poo 10. "I Am So Proud" (Trio) Pooh-Bah, Ko-Ko and Pish-Tush 11. "With Aspects Stern and Gloomy Stride" (Finale of Act I) Ensemble ACT II. 12. "Braid the Raven Hair" (Opening Chorus and Solo) Pitti-Sing and Girls 13. "The Sun, Whose Rays Are All Ablaze" (Solo) Yum-Yum 14. "Brightly Dawns Our Wedding Day" (Madrigal) Yum-Yum, Pitti-Sing, Nanki-Poo and Pish-Tush 15. "Here's a How-de-do" (Trio) Yum-Yum, Nanki-Poo and Ko-Ko 16. "Mi-ya Sa-ma" (March of the Mikado's Troops, Chorus and Duet) Mikado, Katisha, Girls and Men 17. "A More Humane Mikado" (Solo and Chorus) Mikado, Girls and Men 18. "The Criminal Cried As He Dropped Him Down" (Trio and Chorus) Ko-Ko, Pitti-Sing, Pooh-Bah, Girls and Men (Glee) Mikado, Pitti-Sing, Pooh-Bah, Ko-Ko and Katisha 19. "The Flowers That Bloom in the Spring" (Song) Nanki-Poo, Ko-Ko, Yum-Yum, Pitti-Sing and Pooh-Bah 20. "Alone, and Yet Alive!" (Recitative and Song) Katisha 21. "Willow, Tit-willow" (Song) Ko-Ko 22. "There Is Beauty in the Bellow of the Blast" (Duet) Katisha and Ko-Ko 23. "For He's Gone and Married Yum-Yum" (Finale of Act II) Ensemble CHORUS: Charlotte Kremla, Frances Mohan, Ruth Cumming, Thelma Edmunds, Adeline Petek, Laura Lyons, Marie Hermaine, Daphne Klein, Lillian Xoniver, Victoria Mayer, Athena Pappas, Helen Jayson, Jacqueline Geffen, Suzanne Rossen, Beatrice Foulkes, Helen Henry, Larry Beck, John Dewey, August Loring, Joseph Filos, Chester Madan, Tom Bennett, James Galente, Hy Daniels, Alphonse Pichette, David Bogart, Harold Clark. Coming Soon Next Stage Attraction MAYFAIR MAY 24-25 and 26th HELEN HAYES IN "HARRIET" PIRATES OF PENZANCE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4TH THE PIRATE KING ROBERT ECKLES SAMUEL—HIS LIEUTENANT BERTRAM PEACOCK FREDERIC—A PIRATE APPRENTICE JAMES GERARD MAJOR-GENERAL STANLEY RALPH RIGGS SERGEANT OF POLICE ROBERT PITKIN MABEL KATHLEEN ROCHE EDITH KATHRYN REECE KATEMARIE VALDEZ ISABEL MARY LUNDON General Stanleys Daughters RUTH—A piratical "Maid-of-all-work" CATHERINE JUDAH ACT I—A Rocky Seashore on the Coast of Cornwall ACT II—A Ruined Chapel by Moonlight ACT I. 1. Opening Chorus of Pirates and Solo 2. Song (Ruth) 3. Song (Pirate King and Chorus) 4. Recitative and Duet (Ruth and Frederic) 5. Chorus of Girls 6. Recitative (Edith, Kate, Frederic and Chorus) 7. Aria (Frederic and Chorus of Girls) 8. Aria (Mabel and Chorus) 9. (Edith Kate, and Chorus of Girls) 10. Duet (Mabel and Frederic, and Chorus of Girls) 11. (Frederic and Chorus of Girls and Pirates) 12. Recitative (Mabel, Major-General Stanley, Samuel and Chorus) 13. Song (Major-General and Chorus) Finale—Act I. (Mabel, Kate, Edith, Frederic, Samuel, King, Major-General, Ruth and Chorus) ACT II. 1. Introduction Solo (Mabel and Chorus) 2. Recitative (Frederic and Major-General) 3. Chorus with Solos (Mabel, Edith, and Sergeant) 4. Recitative and Trio 5. Trio (Ruth, Frederic and King) 6. Trio (Ruth, Frederic and King) 7. Recitative and Duet (Mabel and Frederic) 8. Duet (Mabel and Frederic) 9. Recitative (Mabel, etc., Chorus of Police) 10. Song (Sergeant and Chorus) 11. Solo (Sergeant and Chorus of Pirates and Police) 12. Solo (Samuel and Chorus of Pirates) 13. (Frederic, King, Major-General, Police and Pirates) 14. Song (Major-General and Chorus of Pirates and Police) TRIAL BY JURY TUESDAY, APRIL 3RD JUDGE RALPH RIGGS PLAINTIFF KATHRYN REECE COUNSEL FOR PLAINTIFF BERTRAM PEACOCK DEFENDANT ROLAND PARTRIDGE FOREMAN OF JURY ROBERT ECKLES USHER ROBERT PITKIN 1st BRIDESMAID MARY LUNDON 2nd BRIDESMAID HELEN HENRY Chorus of Bridesmaids, Jury and Spectators H.M.S. PINAFORE TUESDAY, APRIL 3RD THE RT. HON. SIR JOSEPH PORTER, K. C. B. (First Lord of Admiralty) ...RALPH RIGGS CAPTAIN CORCORAN (Commander of H.M.S. Pinafore) BERTRAM PEACOCK RALPH RACKSTRAW (Able Seaman) JAMES GERARD DICK DEADEYE (Able Seaman) ROBERT PITKIN BILL BOBSTAY (Boatswain) ROBERT ECKLES BOB BECKET (Boatswain's Mate) ROLAND PARTRIDGE TOMMY TUCKER (Midshipmite) MASTER ARTHUR HENDERSON JOSEPHINE (The Captain's Daughter) KATHLEEN ROCHE COUSIN HEBE (Sir Joseph's First Cousin) MARIE VALDEZ LITTLE BUTTERCUP (A Portsmouth Bumboat Woman) CATHERINE JUDAH ACT I. 1. Introduction and Opening Chorus (Sailors) "We Sail the Ocean Blue" 2. Recitative and Aria (Buttercup)"I'm Called Kittle Buttercup" 2a. Recitative (Buttercup and Boatswain) "But Tell Me Who's the Youth" 3. Madrigal (Ralph and Chorus of Sailors) "The Nightingale" 3a. Ba'.ad (Ralph and Chorus of Sailors) "A Maiden Fair to See" 4. Recitative and Song (Captain Corcoran and Chorus of Sailors) "My Gallant Crew" 4a. Recitative (Buttercup and Captain Corcoran) "Sir, You Are Sad!" 5. Ballad (Josephine) "Sorry Her Lot" 6. (Chorus of Sailors and Sir Joseph's Female Relatives) "We Sail the Ocean Blue" 7. (Capt. Corcoran, Sir Joseph, Cousin Hebe and Chorus) "Now Give Three Cheers" 8. Song (Sir Joseph and Chorus) "When I Was Sad" 9. (Sir Joseph, Cousin Hebe, Female Relatives and Sailors) "For I Hold That on the Sea" 10. Glee (Ralph, Boatswain, Carpenter's Mate and Chorus of Sailors) "A British Tar" 11. Duet (Josephine and Ralph) "Refrain, Audacious Tar" 12. Finale—Act I. (Ralph, Dick Deadeye, Hebe, Bos'n, Joephine and Chorus) "Can I Survive This Overbearing" ACT II. 13. Song (Captain Corcoran) "Fair Moon, to Thee I Sing" 14. Duet (Buttercup and Captain Corcoran) "Things Are Seldom What They Are" 15. Scene (Josephine) "The Hours Creep on Apace" 16. Trio (Josephine, Captain and Sir Joeph) "Never Mind the Why and Wherefore" 17. Duet (Captain and Dick Deadeye) "Kind Captain, I've Important Information" 18. Solo and Chorus "Carefully on Tiptoe Stealing" 18a. Song, Duet and Chorus (Captain Corcoran, Josephine, Sir Joseph, Hebe, Ralph, Bos'n and Chorus)...."He Is An Englishman" 19. Octet and Chorus "Farewell, My Own" 20. Song (Buttercup and Chorus) "A Many Years Ago" 20a. Recitative (Sir Joseph, Josephine, Hebe, Ralph and Chorus) "Oh Bliss! Oh Rapture!" 21. Finale (Cast and Ensemble) "Oh Joy, or Rapture Unforeseen" STAFF FOR MR. BURNSIDE Stage Manager Bertram Peacock Company Manager Dave Rosen Press Representative Geo. Atkinson Property Man James Mills Electrician Russell Ingersoll Carpenter Al McAvoy Wardrobe Mistress Dorothy Hodikay CREDITS Fabrics made of "CELANESE" Rayon Yarn Reg. U. S. Patent Office All musical material from Century, Inc., 234 West 44th St., New York City 18 All costumes by Stage Costumes, Inc., 3 West 61st St., New York City 23
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April 2, 1945