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My Lady Molly is a 'comedy opera' in two acts with a libretto by George H. Jessop, additional lyrics by Percy Greenbank and Charles H. Taylor, and music by Sidney Jones. The story centers around Lady Molly Martingale, a vivacious young woman, who disguises herself as a man to win the man she loves.

The piece opened at the Theatre Royal in Brighton, England, on 11 August 1902 and then at Terry's Theatre in London on 14 March 1903, running for 342 performances.

Dramatis Personæ

CAPTAIN HARRY ROMNEY Mr. Richard Green
LIONEL BLAND Mr. Walter Hyde
SIR MILES COVERDALE Mr. Charles F. Cooke
MICKEY O'DOWD   (Servant to Captain Harry) Mr. Bert Gilbert
LANDLORD   (of the Coverdale Arms) Mr. H. M. Imano
HEAD GROOM Mr. William Waite
REV. SILAS WAPSHOTT   (Vicar of Coverdale) Mr. Walter Wright
JUDGE ROMNEY   (Father to Harry) Mr. Cecil Howard
LADY MOLLY MARTINDALE Miss Sybil Arundale
HESTER   (her confidential Maid) Miss Mabel Allen
ALICE COVERDALE   (Daughter to Sir Miles) Miss Decima Moore
MADEMOISELLE MIRABEAU   (Governess to Alice) Miss Andrèe Corday
HOUSEKEEPER   (at Coverdale Arms) Miss Dorothy Cameron
LUCY
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Miss Grace Arundale
Miss Rose Batchelor

MIDI Files

ACT I -   The Courtyard at Coverdale Arms.   "Morning."

Act II -   The Hall in Coverdale Castle.   "Night."


Pictures of the production

External Links
Vocal Score at UR Research
My Lady Molly at Wikipedia

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