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The Liar   

Broadhurst Theatre, (5/18/1950 - 5/27/1950)
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Opening Date: May 18, 1950    
Closing Date: May 27, 1950 Total Performances: 12

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Scenes include a square, an inn and the Doctor's house in Venice, in the Spring in the Sixteenth Century.


Production Staff
Produced by Dorothy Willard and Thomas Hammond
Music by John Mundy; Book by Alfred Drake and Edward Eager; Lyrics by Edward Eager; Based on "La Locandiera" by Carlo Goldoni; Musical Director: Lehman Engel; Music orchestrated by Lehman Engel and Ben Ludlow
Directed by Alfred Drake; Choreographed by Hanya Holm
Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager; Costume Design by Motley; Lighting Design by Donald Oenslager
General Stage Manager: John E. Sola
Assistant to the Producer: David Graham; Casting: David Graham; Swordplay staged by Leslie Litomy
Cast
Walter F. Appler
Innkeeper
Barbara Ashley
Cleonice Anselmi
Martin Balsam
Servingman
Edward Bryce
Guard
Glenn Burris
Florindo Pallido
Stanley Carlson
Ottavio Ossimorsi
Leonardo Cimino
Servingman
David Coliver
Vino
Russell Collins
Brighelia
Philip Coolidge
Doctor Balanzoni
Melville Cooper
Pantalone Bisognosi
William Eythe
Lelio Bisognosi
Jean Handzlik
Innkeeper's Wife
William Hogue
Guard
Paula Laurence
Colombina
Karen Lindgren
Beatrice Balanzoni
Leslie Litomy
Letter Carrier
Walter Matthau
Guard
Barbara Moser
Rosaura Balanzoni
May Muth
Woman at Window
William Myers
Urchin
Marybelle Norton
Vegetabili
Margery Oldroyd
Fiori
Robert Penn
Captian of the Venetian Guard
Joshua Shelley
Arlecchino
Lawrence Weber
Guard
Lee Wilcox
Servingwench
music by John Mundy; lyrics by Edward Eager
ACT 1 Sung By
March of the Guards Captian of the Venetian Guard and Guards
The Ladies' Opinion Innkeeper's Wife, Woman at Window, Servingwench, Fiori and Vegetabili
You've Stolen My Heart Florindo Pallido
The Liar's Song Lelio Bisognosi and Arlecchino
Supper Trio Lelio Bisognosi, Arlecchino and Ottavio Ossimorsi
Truth Colombina, Arlecchino, Lelio Bisognosi, Rosaura Balanzoni and Beatrice Balanzoni
Lackaday Rosaura Balanzoni and Florindo Pallido
Stop Holding Me Back Ottavio Ossimorsi and Company
What's in a Name Rosaura Balanzoni and Lelio Bisognosi
ACT 2 Sung By
Women's Work Colombina, Innkeeper's Wife, Servingwench and Woman at Window
Spring Colombina and Brighelia
Stomachs and Stomachs Arlecchino
A Jewel of a Duel Captian of the Venetian Guard, Rosaura Balanzoni, Beatrice Balanzoni, Colombina, Pantalone Bisognosi, Doctor Balanzoni, Lelio Bisognosi and Arlecchino
Out of Sight, Out of Mind Lelio Bisognosi and Company
Lackaday (Reprise) Rosaura Balanzoni and Florindo Pallido
A Plot to Catch a Man In Company
Out of Sight, Out of Mind (Reprise) Cleonice Anselmi
Funeral March Company
'Twill Never Be the Same Cleonice Anselmi