MusicalComedyRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 11, 1979
Closing Date
Nov 25, 1979
1st Preview
Sep 20, 1979
1st Preview
Sep 20, 1979
Previews
23
Performances
53
MusicalComedyRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Majestic Theatre
(Oct 11, 1979 - Nov 25, 1979)

Description
A musical in three acts

Setting
San Francisco; Napa, California; and Tony's home and barn. 1927.

Produced by Sherwin M. Goldman; Produced in association with Michigan Opera Theatre (David DiChiera, General Director) and Emhan, Inc.; Assistant Producer: Virginia Hymes
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; Assistant Stage Mgr: Philip Jerry
Conducted by Eric Stern; Music Contractor: Seymour "Red" Press; Associate Conductor: Alfonso 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
 
Neighbor
The Priest
 
Neighbor
 
Neighbor
Frederick Burchinal
Wednesday and Saturday matinees
Tony
Alternate
The Bus Driver
 
Neighbor
Neighbor
Rosabella
Sheriff
 
Neighbor
Busboy
 
Neighbor
Waitress
 
Neighbor
The Cashier
 
The Brakeman
 
Neighbor
Neighbor
Neighbor's Lady
 
Neighbor
The Doctor
Linda Michele
Wednesday and Saturday matinees
Rosabella
Alternate
 
Neighbor
Pasquale
The Postman
Waitress
 
Neighbor
Waitress
 
Neighbor
Neighbor
Neighbor's Lady
 
Neighbor
Neighbor
Ciccio
Giuseppe
Neighbor's Lady
 
Neighbor
Neighbor
Neighbor
Neighbor's Lady
 
Neighbor
 
Neighbor
Waitress
 
Neighbor
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)
music by Frank Loesser; lyrics by Frank Loesser
Act 1
Sung 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 2
Sung 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
Finale

Tony Award®

 

Best Actor in a Musical

1980 Nominee
Giorgio Tozzi

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

1980 Nominee
Giorgio Tozzi
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