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An Evening of Gilbert & Sullivan

Marion Leeds Carroll, Program Coordinator; Scott Brumit, Master of Ceremonies; James Hay, Accompanist

August 7, 2018 at 7:30pm
Christ Episcopal Church, Needham, MA

Climbing Over Rocky Mountain, The Pirates of Penzance
Make the most of fleeting leasure -
- Kerry Tamm, Edith; Carolyn Schwartz, Kate; women

A Wonderful Joy Our Eyes to Bless, Utopia, Ltd. English girl of eleven stone two, And five foot ten in her dancing shoe!
- Laurie Weissbrot

Sad is That Woman's Lot, Patience
There will be too much of me...
Susan Larson, mezzo-soprano

When I Went to the Bar, Iolanthe
I have always kept my duty strictly before my eyes
- Benjamin Morse, baritone

If Somebody There Chanced to Be, Ruddigore
This book of etiquette has been, through life, my guide and monitor.
- Kerry Tamm, soprano

I Know a Youth, Ruddigore
...he is unduly bashful in my presence, and lo, it is hard to bring him to the point.

- Kerry Tamm, Kenneth McPherson

The Hours Creep on Apace, HMS Pinafore
Will Josephine elope with a lowly sailor?
- Elizabeth Clutts, soprano

Never Mind the Why and Wherefore, HMS Pinafore
Love is a platform upon which all ranks meet.
- Elizabeth Clutts, Kenneth McPherson, Benjamin Morse

Cheerily Carols the Lark, Ruddigore
Mad - I? - yes - very!
- Carolyn Schwartz, mezzo-soprano

Poor Wandring One, The Pirates of Penzance
Take heart of grace, Frederic!

- Letitia Stevens, soprano; women

*** Intermission ***

The Nightmare Song, Iolanthe
Love, unrequited, robs me of my rest
- Benjamin Morse, baritone

If You Go In, Iolanthe
Faint heart never won fair lady!
- Kenneth McPherson, Benjamin Morse, Tim Daughters

Minerva, Princess Ida
Oh, goddess wise...

- Marion Leeds Carroll, soprano

If Saphir I Choose to Marry, Patience
The only question is, who will take who?
- Juliet Cunningham-Oliva, Letitia Stevens, Kenneth McPherson, Tim Daughters, Laurie Weissbrot

There is Beauty in the Bellow of the Blast, The Mikado
Yes, I like to see a tiger from the Congo or the Niger...

- Carolyn Schwartz, Benjamin Morse

Three Little Maids From School, The Mikado
Freed from its genius tutelary -
- Letitia Stevens, Juliet Cunningham-Oliva, Mei-Lin Po

A Modern Major General, The Pirates of Penzance
And it is, it is a glorious thing to be a Major-General!

- Laurie Weissbrot

Hail, Poetry, The Pirates of Penzance
What, we ask, is life without a touch of Poetry in it?
- Kenneth McPherson, baritone; full company plus audience

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