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The Liar   

 
Broadhurst Theatre, (5/18/1950 - 5/27/1950)
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Opening Date: May 18, 1950    
Closing Date: May 27, 1950 Total Performances: 12

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Scenes include a square, an inn and the Doctor's house in Venice, in the Spring in the Sixteenth Century.



Production Staff
Produced by Dorothy Willard and Thomas Hammond
Music by John Mundy; Book by Alfred Drake and Edward Eager; Lyrics by Edward Eager; Based on "La Locandiera" by Carlo Goldoni; Musical Director: Lehman Engel; Music orchestrated by Lehman Engel and Ben Ludlow
Directed by Alfred Drake; Choreographed by Hanya Holm
Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager; Costume Design by Motley; Lighting Design by Donald Oenslager
General Stage Manager: John E. Sola
Assistant to the Producer: David Graham; Casting: David Graham; Swordplay staged by Leslie Litomy
Cast
Walter F. ApplerInnkeeper
Barbara AshleyCleonice Anselmi
Martin BalsamServingman
Edward BryceGuard
Glenn BurrisFlorindo Pallido
Stanley CarlsonOttavio Ossimorsi
Leonardo CiminoServingman
David ColiverVino
Russell CollinsBrighelia
Philip CoolidgeDoctor Balanzoni
Melville CooperPantalone Bisognosi
William EytheLelio Bisognosi
Jean HandzlikInnkeeper's Wife
William HogueGuard
Paula LaurenceColombina
Karen LindgrenBeatrice Balanzoni
Leslie LitomyLetter Carrier
Walter MatthauGuard
Barbara MoserRosaura Balanzoni
May MuthWoman at Window
William MyersUrchin
Marybelle NortonVegetabili
Margery OldroydFiori
Robert PennCaptian of the Venetian Guard
Joshua ShelleyArlecchino
Lawrence WeberGuard
Lee WilcoxServingwench
music by John Mundy; lyrics by Edward Eager
ACT 1 Sung By
March of the GuardsCaptian of the Venetian Guard and Guards
The Ladies' OpinionInnkeeper's Wife, Woman at Window, Servingwench, Fiori and Vegetabili
You've Stolen My HeartFlorindo Pallido
The Liar's SongLelio Bisognosi and Arlecchino
Supper Trio Lelio Bisognosi, Arlecchino and Ottavio Ossimorsi
TruthColombina, Arlecchino, Lelio Bisognosi, Rosaura Balanzoni and Beatrice Balanzoni
LackadayRosaura Balanzoni and Florindo Pallido
Stop Holding Me BackOttavio Ossimorsi and Company
What's in a NameRosaura Balanzoni and Lelio Bisognosi
ACT 2 Sung By
Women's WorkColombina, Innkeeper's Wife, Servingwench and Woman at Window
SpringColombina and Brighelia
Stomachs and StomachsArlecchino
A Jewel of a DuelCaptian of the Venetian Guard, Rosaura Balanzoni, Beatrice Balanzoni, Colombina, Pantalone Bisognosi, Doctor Balanzoni, Lelio Bisognosi and Arlecchino
Out of Sight, Out of MindLelio Bisognosi and Company
Lackaday (Reprise) Rosaura Balanzoni and Florindo Pallido
A Plot to Catch a Man InCompany
Out of Sight, Out of Mind (Reprise) Cleonice Anselmi
Funeral MarchCompany
'Twill Never Be the SameCleonice Anselmi