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The Gondoliers   
The King of Barataria

 
St. James Theatre, (2/12/1951 - 2/14/1951)
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Opening Date: Feb 12, 1951    
Closing Date: Feb 14, 1951 Total Performances: 4

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



Production Staff
Produced by D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Written by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Isidore Godfrey
Staged by Eleanor Evans
Cast
Caryl FaneInez
Radley FlynnGiorgio
Joan GillinghamTessa
Henry GoodierLuiz
Martyn GreenThe Duke of Plaza-Toro
Ella HalmanThe Duchess of Plaza-Toro
Tom HancockFrancesco
Muriel HardingGianetta
Ceinwen JonesVittoria
Margaret MitchellCasilda
Leonard OsbornMarco Palmieri
Peter PrattAntonio
Alan StylerGiuseppe Palmieri
Enid WalshFiametta
Richard WatsonDon Alhambra Del Bolero
Joyce WrightGiulia
Stanley YoungmanAnnibale
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by W. S. Gilbert
ACT 1 Sung By
List and LearnGongoliers, Francesco, 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 brideChorus
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 Chorus
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 pompChorus, 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 Chorus