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The Gondoliers   
The King of Barataria

 
 
Martin Beck Theatre , (9/03/1934 - 12/15/1934)
First Preview: Total Previews:
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: 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 1Sung 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 2Sung 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