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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 Curtis
Inez
John Dean
Luiz
Doreen Denny
Fiametta
Muriel Dickson
Gianetta
Marjorie Eyre
Tessa
Radley Flynn
Giorgio
Dorothy Gill
The Duchess of Plaza-Toro
Sydney Granville
Don Alhambra Del Bolero
Martyn Green
The Duke of Plaza-Toro
Eileen Moody
Casilda
Elizabeth Nickell-Lean
Vittoria
Margaret O'Brien
Giulia
Derek Oldham
Marco Palmieri
Leslie Rands
Giuseppe Palmieri
Frank Steward
Annibale
Richard Walker
Antonio
Robert Wilson
Francesco
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by W. S. Gilbert
ACT 1 Sung By
List and Learn Francesco, Gondoliers, 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 Ensemble
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 2 Sung By
Of happiness the very pith Chorus of Men, Marco Palmieri and Giuseppe Palmieri
Rising early in the morning Giuseppe Palmieri and Ensemble
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 Ensemble, 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 Ensemble