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Majestic Theatre , (10/11/1979 - 11/25/1979)
First Preview:Sep 20, 1979 Total Previews:23
Opening Date:Oct 11, 1979   
Closing Date:Nov 25, 1979 Total Performances:53

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: San Francisco; Napa, California; and Tony's home and barn. 1927.

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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Sherwin M. Goldman; Produced in association with Michigan Opera Theatre (David DiChiera, General Director) and Emhan, Inc.
Book by Frank Loesser; Music by Frank Loesser; Lyrics by Frank Loesser; Based on "They Knew What They Wanted" by Sidney Howard; Musical Director: Andrew Meltzer; Music orchestrated by Don Walker
Directed by Jack O'Brien; Choreographed by Graciela Daniele
Scenic Design by Douglas W. Schmidt; Costume Design by Nancy Potts; Lighting Design by Gilbert V. Hemsley, Jr.
General Manager: Mario De Maria
Production Stage Manager: Herb Vogler; Stage Manager: Ben Janney
Conducted by Eric Stern; Music Contractor: Seymour "Red" Press; Associate Conductor: Al Cavaliere
Casting: Johnson-Liff Associates; General Press Representative: The Merlin Group, Ltd.; Dance Captain: Tina Paul; Press Representative: Becky Flora, Glen Gary and Marguerite Wolfe; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner and Associates
Giorgio Tozzi Tony
Steven Alex-Cole Max
Lawrence Asher The Priest
Dean Badolato Clem
Frederick Burchinal
Wednesday and Saturday matinees
Tony Alternate
Michael Capes The Bus Driver
Richard Croft Neighbor
Sharon Daniels Rosabella
Stephen Dubov Sheriff
Louisa Flaningam Cleo
Tim Flavin Busboy
Karen Giombetti Waitress
Bill Hastings The Cashier
The Brakeman
D. Michael Heath Neighbor
Melanie Helton Neighbor's Lady
Adrienne Leonetti Marie
Joe McGrath The Doctor
Linda Michele
Wednesday and Saturday matinees
Rosabella Alternate
David Miles Jake
Richard Muenz Joe
Darren Nimnicht Pasquale
Dan O'Sullivan The Postman
Tina Paul Waitress
D'arcy Phifer Waitress
Patrice Pickering Neighbor
Candace Rogers Neighbor
Dee Etta Rowe Neighbor's Lady
Bonnie Simmons Neighbor
Franco Spoto Ciccio
Gene Varrone Giuseppe
Dennis Warning Herman
Jane Warsaw Neighbor's Lady
Richard White Neighbor
Carla Wilkins Neighbor
Sally Williams Neighbor's Lady
Kevin Wilson Al
Smith Wordes Waitress
Swings: Philip Jerry and Laurie Scandurra
Understudies: Lawrence Asher (The Postman), Michael Capes (Clem), Richard Croft (Ciccio), Stephen Dubov (Al), D. Michael Heath (Jake), David Miles (Herman), Dan O'Sullivan (Pasquale), Dee Etta Rowe (Cleo), Franco Spoto (Giuseppe, The Doctor), Richard White (Joe, The Cashier) and Carla Wilkins (Marie)
Tony Award®
 1980 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Giorgio Tozzi
Drama Desk Award
 1980 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Giorgio Tozzi
music by Frank Loesser; lyrics by Frank Loesser
ACT 1Sung By
Ooh! My Feet! Cleo
I Know How It Is Cleo and Rosabella
Seven Million Crumbs Cleo
I Don't Know (The Letter) Rosabella
Maybe He's Kind of Crazy Rosabella and Cleo
Somebody, Somewhere Rosabella
The Most Happy Fella Tony and Neighbors
A Long Time Ago Marie and Tony
Standing on the Corner Herman, Clem, Jake and Al
Joey, Joey, Joey Joe
Soon You Gonna Leave Me, Joe Tony
Rosabella Tony
Abbondanza Giuseppe, Pasquale and Ciccio
Plenty Bambini Tony
Sposalizio Neighbors
Special Delivery! The Postman
Benvenuta Giuseppe, Pasquale, Ciccio and Joe
Aren't You Glad? Rosabella
No Home, No Job Rosabella
Eyes like a stranger Marie
Don't Cry Joe and Rosabella
ACT 2Sung By
Fresno Beauties Workers
Cold and Dead Rosabella and Joe
Love and Kindness The Doctor
Happy to Make Your Acquaintance Rosabella, Tony and Cleo
I Don't Like This Dame Marie and Cleo
Big D Cleo, Herman and Neighbors
How Beautiful the Days Tony, Rosabella, Marie and Joe
Young People Marie, Tony and Young Neighbors
Warm All Over Rosabella
Old People Gotta Tony
I Like Everybody Herman and Cleo
I Love Him Rosabella
I Know How It Is Cleo
Like a Woman Loves a Man Rosabella
My Heart Is So Full of You Tony and Rosabella
Hoedown Tony, Rosabella and Neighbors
Mamma, Mamma Tony
Abbondanza (Reprise)Pasquale, Giuseppe and Ciccio
Goodbye, Darlin' Cleo and Herman
I Like Everybody (Reprise)Herman and Cleo
Song of a Summer Night The Doctor and Neighbors
Please Let Me Tell You Rosabella
Tell Tony and Rosabella Goodbye for Me (Tony's Thoughts) Joe
She Gonna Come Home Wit' Me Tony
Nobody's Ever Gonna Love You Tony, Marie and Cleo
I Made a Fist Herman and Cleo