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Bravo Giovanni   

Broadhurst Theatre, (5/19/1962 - 9/15/1962)
First Preview: May 17, 1962 Total Previews: 3
Opening Date: May 19, 1962    
Closing Date: Sep 15, 1962 Total Performances: 76

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: Rome. The present.
Comments: On layoff from July 14 - September 6, 1962.



Production Staff
Produced by Philip Rose
Book by A. J. Russell; Music by Milton Schafer; Lyrics by Ronny Graham; Based on "The Crime of Giovanni Venturi" by Howard Shaw; Musical Director: Anton Coppola; Music orchestrated by Robert Ginzler; Music arranged by Robert Ginzler; Dance music arranged and orchestrated by Luther Henderson; Vocal arrangements by Anton Coppola
Directed by Stanley Prager; Choreographed by Carol Haney; Assistant Choreographer: Buzz Miller
Scenic Design by Robert Randolph; Costume Design by Ed Wittstein; Lighting Design by Robert Randolph
Production Stage Manager: Samuel Liff; Stage Manager: Gene Perlowin and Mike Abel
Press Representative: James D. Proctor
Cast
Cesare Siepi
Giovanni Venturi
Michele Lee
Miranda
Jyll Alexander
Singer
Nino Banome
Musician
Baker
Dancer
Ann Barry
Dancer
Alvin Beam
Helper
Dancer
Thatcher Clarke
Gino
Soup Cook
Dancer
Harry Davis
Furniture Dealer
Professor Panfredoni
Norma Donaldson
Singer
Ed Dumont
Uriti Waiter
Singer
Shellie Farrell
Dancer
Michele Franchi
Dancer
Rico Froehlich
Uriti Waiter
Musician
Professor Musa
Larry Fuller
Baker
Dancer
Penny Gaston
Signora Elli
Singer
Gene Gavin
Salad Chef
Dancer
Marcia Gilford
Singer
Maria Graziano
Singer
Herad Gruhn
Dancer
Ellen Halpin
Dancer
Tom Head
Singer
George S. Irving
Signor Bellardi
Barney Johnston
Uriti Waiter
Policeman
Singer
Maria Karnilova
Signora Pandolfi
Lainie Kazan
La Contessa
Singer
Betty Kent
Singer
Ronald Knight
Singer
Al Lanti
Carlo
Baayork Lee
Dancer
Lu Leonard
Celestina
Joe McGrath
Uriti Waiter
Singer
Rita Metzger
Singer
Buzz Miller
Dino
Night Club Manager
Head Chef
David Opatoshu
Amedeo
Richard Park
Singer
Alan Peterson
Helper
Dancer
Barbara Richman
Dancer
Al Sambogna
Nino
Helper
Dancer
Arnold Soboloff
Moscolito
Nikki Sowinski
Dancer
John Taliaferro
Signor Brancusi
Singer
Claude Thompson
Dancer
Gene Varrone
Musician
Troubadour
Pizza Maker
Brigadiere
Tony Award®
1963 Best Composer and Lyricist [nominee]
Music by Milton Schafer; Lyrics by Ronny Graham
1963 Best Choreography [nominee]
Carol Haney
1963 Best Conductor and Musical Director [nominee]
Musical Director: Anton Coppola
music by Milton Schafer; lyrics by Ronny Graham
ACT 1 Sung By
Rome Giovanni Venturi
Uriti Signor Bellardi and Ensemble
Breachy's Law Giovanni Venturi and Amedeo
I'm All I've Got Miranda
The Argument Giovanni Venturi and Signor Bellardi
Signora Pandolfi Amedeo, Signora Pandolfi, Night Club Manager and Musicians
The Kangaroo Signora Pandolfi, Night Club Manager, Waiters, Musicians and Kitchen Help
If I Were the Man Giovanni Venturi
Steady, Steady Miranda
We Won't Discuss It Giovanni Venturi and Amedeo
Ah, Camminare Troubadour, Giovanni Venturi and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Breachy's Law (Reprise) Giovanni Venturi, Amedeo, Signora Pandolfi and Miranda
Uriti Kitchen Signor Bellardi, Moscolito, Carlo, Head Chef, Pizza Maker, Salad Chef, Bakers, Soup Cook and Helpers
Virtue Arrivederci Signor Bellardi
Bravo, Giovanni Giovanni Venturi, Signor Bellardi and Singing Ensemble
One Little World Apart Miranda
Connubiality Signora Pandolfi and Amedeo
Miranda Giovanni Venturi