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The Gondoliers   
The King of Barataria

 

Martin Beck Theatre, (9/03/1934 - 12/15/1934)
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Opening Date: Sep 03, 1934    
Closing Date: Dec 15, 1934 Total Performances: 19

Category: Musical, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Description: An operetta in two acts
Setting: The Piazetta, Venice. Pavilion in the Palace of Barataria.
Comments: Opened 9/3/34, closed 9/5/34 after 4 perfs.; re-opened 10/1/34, closed 10/8/34 for 8 perfs.; re-opened 12/14/34, closed 12/15/34 for 3 perfs.



Production Staff
Produced by D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Libretto by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Isidore Godfrey
Directed by James McRobbie Gordon
Scenic Design by Charles Ricketts; Costume Design by Charles Ricketts
Cast
Josephine CurtisInez
John DeanLuiz
Doreen DennyFiametta
Muriel DicksonGianetta
Marjorie EyreTessa
Radley FlynnGiorgio
Dorothy GillThe Duchess of Plaza-Toro
Sydney GranvilleDon Alhambra Del Bolero
Martyn GreenThe Duke of Plaza-Toro
Eileen MoodyCasilda
Elizabeth Nickell-LeanVittoria
Margaret O'BrienGiulia
Derek OldhamMarco Palmieri
Leslie RandsGiuseppe Palmieri
Frank StewardAnnibale
Richard WalkerAntonio
Robert WilsonFrancesco
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by W. S. Gilbert
ACT 1 Sung By
List and LearnFrancesco, Gondoliers, Marco Palmieri and Giuseppe Palmieri
From the sunny Spanish shoreThe Duke of Plaza-Toro, The Duchess of Plaza-Toro, Casilda and Luiz
In enterprise of martial kindThe Duke of Plaza-Toro
O rapture, when alone togetherCasilda and Luiz
There was a TimeCasilda and Luiz
I stole the PrinceDon Alhambra Del Bolero, Casilda, The Duke of Plaza-Toro, The Duchess of Plaza-Toro and Luiz
But, bless my heartCasilda and Don Alhambra Del Bolero
Try we life longThe Duke of Plaza-Toro, The Duchess of Plaza-Toro, Casilda, Luiz and Don Alhambra Del Bolero
Bridegroom and brideEnsemble
When a merry maiden marriesTessa
Kind sir, you cannot have the heartGianetta
Then one of usMarco Palmieri, Giuseppe Palmieri, Gianetta and Tessa
ACT 2 Sung By
Of happiness the very pithChorus of Men, Marco Palmieri and Giuseppe Palmieri
Rising early in the morningGiuseppe Palmieri and Ensemble
Take a pair of sparkling eyesMarco Palmieri
Here we are at the riskGianetta, Tessa, Fiametta and Vittoria
Dance a Cachucha
There lived a king, as I've been toldDon Alhambra Del Bolero, Marco Palmieri and Giuseppe Palmieri
In a contemplative fashionMarco Palmieri, Giuseppe Palmieri, Gianetta and Tessa
With ducal pompEnsemble, The Duke of Plaza-Toro and The Duchess of Plaza-Toro
On the day I was weddedThe Duchess of Plaza-Toro
To help unhappy commoners/Small Titles and OrdersThe Duke of Plaza-Toro and The Duchess of Plaza-Toro
I am a courtier grave and seriousThe Duke of Plaza-Toro, The Duchess of Plaza-Toro, Casilda, Marco Palmieri and Giuseppe Palmieri
Here is a case unprecedented
Now let the royal liegesMarco Palmieri, Giuseppe Palmieri, Casilda, Gianetta, Tessa and Ensemble