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The Gondoliers   
The King of Barataria

 
 
New Century Theatre , (1/26/1948 - 3/06/1948)
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Opening Date:Jan 26, 1948   
Closing Date:Mar 06, 1948 Total Performances:16

Category: Musical, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Description: An operetta in two acts
Setting: Venice. Pavilion in the Palace of Barataria.


Production Staff
Produced by D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Written by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan
Staged by Anna Bethell
Scenic Design by Charles Ricketts; Costume Design by Charles Ricketts
Cast
Laura Crombie Giulia
Gwyneth Cullimore Gianetta
Charles Dorning Giuseppe Palmieri
Richard Dunn Annibale
Cheryl Fane Inez
Denise Findlay Tessa
Radley Flynn Giorgio
Joan Gillingham Vittoria
Martyn Green The Duke of Plaza-Toro
Ella Halman The Duchess of Plaza-Toro
Tom Hancock Francesco
Eric Hutson Antonio
Margaret Mitchell Casilda
Leonard Osborn Marco Palmieri
Thomas Round Luiz
Enid Walsh Fiametta
Richard Watson Don Alhambra Del Bolero
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by W. S. Gilbert
ACT 1Sung By
List and Learn Gongoliers, Francesco, Marco Palmieri and Giuseppe Palmieri
From the sunny Spanish shore The Duke of Plaza-Toro, The Duchess of Plaza-Toro, Casilda and Luiz
In enterprise of martial kind The Duke of Plaza-Toro
O rapture, when alone together Casilda and Luiz
There was a Time Casilda and Luiz
I stole the Prince Don Alhambra Del Bolero, Casilda, The Duke of Plaza-Toro, The Duchess of Plaza-Toro and Luiz
But, bless my heart Casilda and Don Alhambra Del Bolero
Try we life long The Duke of Plaza-Toro, The Duchess of Plaza-Toro, Casilda, Luiz and Don Alhambra Del Bolero
Bridegroom and bride Chorus
When a merry maiden marries Tessa
Kind sir, you cannot have the heart Gianetta
Then one of us Marco Palmieri, Giuseppe Palmieri, Gianetta and Tessa
ACT 2Sung By
Of happiness the very pith Chorus of Men, Marco Palmieri and Giuseppe Palmieri
Rising early in the morning Giuseppe Palmieri and Chorus
Take a pair of sparkling eyes Marco Palmieri
Here we are at the risk Gianetta, Tessa, Fiametta and Vittoria
Dance a Cachucha
There lived a king, as I've been told Don Alhambra Del Bolero, Marco Palmieri and Giuseppe Palmieri
In a contemplative fashion Marco Palmieri, Giuseppe Palmieri, Gianetta and Tessa
With ducal pomp Chorus, The Duke of Plaza-Toro and The Duchess of Plaza-Toro
On the day I was wedded The Duchess of Plaza-Toro
To help unhappy commoners/Small Titles and Orders The Duke of Plaza-Toro and The Duchess of Plaza-Toro
I am a courtier grave and serious The Duke of Plaza-Toro, The Duchess of Plaza-Toro, Casilda, Marco Palmieri and Giuseppe Palmieri
Here is a case unprecedented
Now let the royal lieges Marco Palmieri, Giuseppe Palmieri, Casilda, Gianetta, Tessa and Chorus