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The Gondoliers    The King of Barataria


Ambassador Theatre, (2/21/1944 - 3/26/1944)
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Opening Date: Feb 21, 1944    
Closing Date: Mar 26, 1944 Total Performances: 4

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


Production Staff
Produced by Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company
Written by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Louis Kroll
Directed by R.H. Burnside
Cast
Florenz Ames
The Duke of Plaza-Toro
Jean Davis
Vittoria
Robert Eckles
Giorgio
Catherine Judah
The Duchess of Plaza-Toro
Florence Keezel
Inez
Mary Lundon
Giulia
Edwin Marsh
Francesco
Frank Murray
Antonio
Roland Partridge
Luiz
Lewis Pierce
Giuseppe Palmieri
Robert Pitkin
Don Alhambra Del Bolero
Kathryn Reece
Tessa
Kathleen Roche
Gianetta
Allen Stewart
Marco Palmieri
Virginia Tyre
Fiametta
Marie Valdez
Casilda
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