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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 AmesThe Duke of Plaza-Toro
Jean DavisVittoria
Robert EcklesGiorgio
Catherine JudahThe Duchess of Plaza-Toro
Florence KeezelInez
Mary LundonGiulia
Edwin MarshFrancesco
Frank MurrayAntonio
Roland PartridgeLuiz
Lewis PierceGiuseppe Palmieri
Robert PitkinDon Alhambra Del Bolero
Kathryn ReeceTessa
Kathleen RocheGianetta
Allen StewartMarco Palmieri
Virginia TyreFiametta
Marie ValdezCasilda
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by W. S. Gilbert
ACT 1 Sung By
List and LearnFrancesco, Gondoliers, Marco Palmieri and Giuseppe Palmieri
From the sunny Spanish shoreThe Duke of Plaza-Toro, The Duchess of Plaza-Toro, Casilda and Luiz
In enterprise of martial kindThe Duke of Plaza-Toro
O rapture, when alone togetherCasilda and Luiz
There was a TimeCasilda and Luiz
I stole the PrinceDon Alhambra Del Bolero, Casilda, The Duke of Plaza-Toro, The Duchess of Plaza-Toro and Luiz
But, bless my heartCasilda and Don Alhambra Del Bolero
Try we life longThe Duke of Plaza-Toro, The Duchess of Plaza-Toro, Casilda, Luiz and Don Alhambra Del Bolero
Bridegroom and brideEnsemble
When a merry maiden marriesTessa
Kind sir, you cannot have the heartGianetta
Then one of usMarco Palmieri, Giuseppe Palmieri, Gianetta and Tessa
ACT 2 Sung By
Of happiness the very pithChorus of Men, Marco Palmieri and Giuseppe Palmieri
Rising early in the morningGiuseppe Palmieri and Ensemble
Take a pair of sparkling eyesMarco Palmieri
Here we are at the riskGianetta, Tessa, Fiametta and Vittoria
Dance a Cachucha
There lived a king, as I've been toldDon Alhambra Del Bolero, Marco Palmieri and Giuseppe Palmieri
In a contemplative fashionMarco Palmieri, Giuseppe Palmieri, Gianetta and Tessa
With ducal pompEnsemble, The Duke of Plaza-Toro and The Duchess of Plaza-Toro
On the day I was weddedThe Duchess of Plaza-Toro
To help unhappy commoners/Small Titles and OrdersThe Duke of Plaza-Toro and The Duchess of Plaza-Toro
I am a courtier grave and seriousThe Duke of Plaza-Toro, The Duchess of Plaza-Toro, Casilda, Marco Palmieri and Giuseppe Palmieri
Here is a case unprecedented
Now let the royal liegesMarco Palmieri, Giuseppe Palmieri, Casilda, Gianetta, Tessa and Ensemble