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GAIETY THEATRE

Rathmines and R athgar Musical Society presents

THE NEW MOON


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Proprietors: T H E GAIETY T H E A T R E (DUBLIN) LTD. RiMident Manager: JOSEPH KEARNS

House Manager: KEN REEVES

COMMENCING MONDAY, 2nd NOVEMBER, 1964

RATHMINES AND RATHGAR MUSICAL SOCIETY presents

The I\ew Moon Book and Lyrics by FRANK MANDEL, LAURENCE SCHWAB and OSCAR HAM M ERSTEIN II M usic by SIGM UND ROMBERG By arrangem ent w ith Chappell & Co. Ltd., London

C horeography: DOLORES DELAHUNTY Musical D ire c to r: TERRY O ’CONNOR Settings designed by JAMES M A H O N and executed by BRIAN COLLINS Entire Production by ANTHONY CUNDELL

PRICES OF ADMISSION Dress Circle 1 1/-

P arterre 9 /-

G rand Circle 7 /- & 5 /-

T h e p u b lic m a y leave a t th e end o f th e perform a n ce b y a ll e x it doors. Persons shall n o t be p e rm itte d to stand o r s it in any o f th e gangways in te rs e c tin g th e seating, o r to s it in a n y o f th e o th e r gangw ays.—^Copy Bye-Law.


SYNOPSIS OF SCENES

THE N E W

The whole action of th e play takes place in the years 1792 to 1793.

MOON

ACT ONE SCENE SCENE SCENE SCENE SCENE

C H A R A C T E R S (in o r d e r o f t h e i r a p p e a r a n c e )

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Monsieur B eaunoir’s mansion, near New Orleans. Afternoon. The entrance to th e Chez Creole. T hat evening. Inside the Chez Creole. A few m inutes later. Outside the C hez Creole. Monsieur B eaunoir’s mansion. Later th a t night.

A SEAMSTRESS ....................................................................................................... EVA STAVELEY

INTERVAL 15 M INU TES

JULIE, a maid ................................................................................................. MARY O'CALLAGHAN

ACT TWO

M O NSIEU R BEAUNOIR, M arianne’s father ........................................... H U G H KERRIGAN

SCENE SCENE SCENE SCENE SCENE

C APTAIN GEORGES DUVAL, Captain of “ T he New Moon ” ....... MICHAEL FEARON VICOMTE RIBAUD, a detective .................................................................

CLARKE ASCOUGH

FOU C HET, his assistant ................................................................................... FRANK McKEVITT

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

On board “ T h e New Moon,” in the Caribbean Seas. A week later. The Isle of Pines. Two days later. T he stockade on the island. One year later. A nother part of the island. T h a t evening. The stockade. Later th a t night and early the following morning.

ROBERT, a bond-servant ............................................................................................ JOHN COMYN

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SE AM US O ’ N E IL L A V EEN ARCHER A N N K IN G C h o ru s M is tre s s ................................................................................................................. EILEEN K N O W L E S H o n . S e c re ta r y ........................................................................................................................... C L E M P. R Y A N

BESAC, boatswain of “ T he New Moon ” ........................................... EDDIE GUILMARTIN ............................ . LEONARD DESMOND

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M A R IA N N E ............................................... !... ...................................................... LOUISE STUDLEY EMILE, a sailor ................................. ........................................................................

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S ta g e D i r e c t o r ................................................................................................................ A s s is t a n t Stage D ire c to r s ...........................................................................

ALEX AN DER, a n o th e r bond-servant ................................... ................................ FRAN K FAHY

JA CQUES, first m ate of “ T he New Moon ”

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PHILIPPE, a friend of R o b ert’s ...................................................................... DERMOT HORGAN

S tage D ir e c to r ......................................................................................................................... | I M M Y POTTER S tage M a n a g e r ............................................................................................................................. P A D D Y JONES

Doorman of th e Chez Creole ............................................................................... DAVID ROWELL

C h ie f E le c t r ic ia n ...................................................................................................................

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BRUNET, a sailor on “ T he New Moon ” ............................

L a d ie s , T a v e r n W e n c h e s , B r id e s -s h ip W o m e n :

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M isses K. A h e r n . E. B o y la n , D. B r o w n . C . B y r n e , N . B y rn e ,

P. C a r r o ll, N . C a sh e n , M . F e rg u s o n , M . F i t z p a t r ic k , E. H a r r o ld , M . H e a ly , F. H o u g h , P. H o u g h , ). L o f tu s , M . M c C a n n , D . O’ C a lla g h a n , D. O ’ H a g a n , P. P a s ley, P. R e id y , E. S ta v e le y , S. Y o u n g . C o u rtie rs , S a ilo rs, Is la n d e rs , P ira te s , B o n d S e rv a n ts : T . O 'D w y e r. N . B y rn e , D . B r o w n , P. C a ssidy, ). D illo n , F. G ra h a m , P. L a w lo r , E. K e lly , N . M a g e e , J. O 'B r ie n , P. O ’ D o n o v a n , D . R o w e ll, T . S w e e n e y , B . S y n n o tt , B. W o o d s , K. H o u g h , D . De asy, P. W a ls h , B. M c M a h o n , B. G race, L. F i t z p a t r ic k , P. M c B r id e , C. G ra n t, D a n c e rs : M is s e s D o lo re s D e la h u n t y , C . F o le y , J. C o n w a y , J. W a ls h e .

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CLOTILDE LOMBASTE, leader of the brides-ship woman ............... H EA T H E R HEW SON

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