H.M.S. Pinafore

One Act - Original

Majestic Theatre

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  • Opening Date: April 27, 1936
  • Closing Date: May 2, 1936
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 16

Playwright: W. S. Gilbert

Libretto: W. S. Gilbert

Music: Sir Arthur Sullivan


The daughter of the captain of Her Majesty's Ship Pinafore is in love with a humble sailor, despite her father's hopes that she will marry a better-born suitor, in W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan's operetta.


Opening Night Cast

Roy Cropper Ralph Rackstraw
William Danforth Dick Deadeye
Dean Dickens Cousin Hebe
John Eaton Captain Corcoran
Vivian Hart Josephine
Frank Moulan The Right Honorable Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B.
Vera Ross Little Buttercup
Herbert Waterous Bill Bobstay
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Opening Night Production Credits

  W. S. Gilbert Writer
  Sir Arthur Sullivan Music
  Frank Moulan Staging
  S.M. Chartock Producer
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