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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 SiepiGiovanni Venturi
Michele LeeMiranda
Jyll AlexanderSinger
Nino BanomeMusician
Baker
Dancer
Ann BarryDancer
Alvin BeamHelper
Dancer
Thatcher ClarkeGino
Soup Cook
Dancer
Harry DavisFurniture Dealer
Professor Panfredoni
Norma DonaldsonSinger
Ed DumontUriti Waiter
Singer
Shellie FarrellDancer
Michele FranchiDancer
Rico FroehlichUriti Waiter
Musician
Professor Musa
Larry FullerBaker
Dancer
Penny GastonSignora Elli
Singer
Gene GavinSalad Chef
Dancer
Marcia GilfordSinger
Maria GrazianoSinger
Herad GruhnDancer
Ellen HalpinDancer
Tom HeadSinger
George S. IrvingSignor Bellardi
Barney JohnstonUriti Waiter
Policeman
Singer
Maria KarnilovaSignora Pandolfi
Lainie KazanLa Contessa
Singer
Betty KentSinger
Ronald KnightSinger
Al LantiCarlo
Baayork LeeDancer
Lu LeonardCelestina
Joe McGrathUriti Waiter
Singer
Rita MetzgerSinger
Buzz MillerDino
Night Club Manager
Head Chef
David OpatoshuAmedeo
Richard ParkSinger
Alan PetersonHelper
Dancer
Barbara RichmanDancer
Al SambognaNino
Helper
Dancer
Arnold SoboloffMoscolito
Nikki SowinskiDancer
John TaliaferroSignor Brancusi
Singer
Claude ThompsonDancer
Gene VarroneMusician
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
RomeGiovanni Venturi
UritiSignor Bellardi and Ensemble
Breachy's LawGiovanni Venturi and Amedeo
I'm All I've GotMiranda
The ArgumentGiovanni Venturi and Signor Bellardi
Signora PandolfiAmedeo, Signora Pandolfi, Night Club Manager and Musicians
The KangarooSignora Pandolfi, Night Club Manager, Waiters, Musicians and Kitchen Help
If I Were the ManGiovanni Venturi
Steady, SteadyMiranda
We Won't Discuss ItGiovanni Venturi and Amedeo
Ah, CamminareTroubadour, Giovanni Venturi and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Breachy's Law (Reprise) Giovanni Venturi, Amedeo, Signora Pandolfi and Miranda
Uriti KitchenSignor Bellardi, Moscolito, Carlo, Head Chef, Pizza Maker, Salad Chef, Bakers, Soup Cook and Helpers
Virtue ArrivederciSignor Bellardi
Bravo, GiovanniGiovanni Venturi, Signor Bellardi and Singing Ensemble
One Little World ApartMiranda
ConnubialitySignora Pandolfi and Amedeo
MirandaGiovanni Venturi