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Edison Theatre, (11/24/1975 - 11/30/1975)
First Preview: Oct 15, 1975 Total Previews: 48
Opening Date: Nov 24, 1975    
Closing Date: Nov 30, 1975 Total Performances: 7

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: A villa outside Florence in the year 1348.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Norman Kean
Produced by Rita Fredricks, Norman Kean and Theatre Now, Inc.
Originally presented as a showcase production at the Williamstown Theatre; Subsequently produced at Arena Stage (Zelda Fichandler: Artistic Director); Directed at Arena Stage by Gene Lesser
Based on stories from "The Decameron" by Giovanni Boccaccio; Music by Richard Peaslee; Dramatized by Kenneth Cavander; Lyrics by Kenneth Cavander; Musical Director: Ken Bichel; Music orchestrated by Walt Levinsky and Richard Peaslee; Music arranged by Walt Levinsky and Richard Peaslee
Directed by Warren Enters; Musical Staging by Julie Arenal
Scenic Design by Robert U. Taylor; Lighting Design by Patrika Brown; Costume Design by Linda Fisher; Hair Design by Steve Atha; Wig Design by Joanne Doloff; Make-Up Consultant: Rober Winslow Baker
General Manager: Theatre Now, Inc.
Production Stage Manager: Ron Abbott; Stage Manager: John Beven; Assistant Stage Mgr: Claudia Burk
General Press Representative: Les Schecter Associates; Casting: Howard Feuer; Vocal Coach: Jim Litt; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company; Photographer: Kenn Duncan
Armand AssanteMasetto
Beltramo's Younger Brother
D'Jamin BartlettIsabella
Masetto's Mistress
Sister Angelica
Richard BauerAnichino
Steward to the Family
Jill ChoderAlibech
Masetto's Friend
Sister Makaria
Munson HicksRustico
A Cousin
Brother Perdurabo
Caroline McWilliamsBeatrice
Beltramo's Widowed Sister
Sister Teresa
Ferondo's Wife
Virginia VestoffGiletta
Beltramo's Wife
Michael ZaslowBeltramo
Count of Rossiglione
Standby: Michael Forella (Abbot, Anichino, Beltramo, Brother Perdurabo, Egano, Ferondo, Leonetto, Masetto, Nuto, Rustico) and Sheilah Rae (Abbess, Alibech, Beatrice, Ferondo's Wife, Giletta, Isabella, Sister Angelica, Sister Makaria, Sister Teresa)
music by Richard Peaslee; lyrics by Kenneth Cavander
ACT 1 Sung By
Masetto's SongMasetto (Beltramo's Younger Brother) and Nuto
Nuns's SongAbbess and Nuns
God Is GoodMasetto (Beltramo's Younger Brother) and Nuns
Now My Season's HereCompany
Only in My SongAnichino (Steward to the Family)
Egano D'GalluzziAnichino (Steward to the Family) and Egano
The Men Who Have Loved MeBeatrice (Beltramo's Widowed Sister)
In the Garden Anichino (Steward to the Family) and Egano
Lucky AnichinoCompany
Pretend You're LivingIsabella (Masetto's Mistress)
Devil in HellAlibech (Masetto's Friend), Rustico (A Cousin) and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
She DoctorGiletta (Beltramo's Wife) and Beltramo (Count of Rossiglione)
Lover Like a Blind ManGiletta (Beltramo's Wife)
If You Had Seen Giletta (Beltramo's Wife)
Love Was Just a GameBeltramo (Count of Rossiglione)
Madonna IsabellaIsabella (Masetto's Mistress) and Company
My Holy PrayerAbbot and Monks
Hold Me GentlyFerondo's Wife