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Bravo Giovanni   

 
Broadhurst Theatre , (5/19/1962 - 9/15/1962)
First Preview:May 17, 1962 Total Previews:3
Opening Date:May 19, 1962   
Closing Date:Sep 15, 1962 Total Performances:76

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: Rome. The present.
Comments: On layoff from July 14 - September 6, 1962.


Production Staff
Produced by Philip Rose
Book by A. J. Russell; Music by Milton Schafer; Lyrics by Ronny Graham; Based on "The Crime of Giovanni Venturi" by Howard Shaw; Musical Director: Anton Coppola; Music orchestrated by Robert Ginzler; Music arranged by Robert Ginzler; Dance music arranged and orchestrated by Luther Henderson; Vocal arrangements by Anton Coppola
Directed by Stanley Prager; Choreographed by Carol Haney; Assistant Choreographer: Buzz Miller
Scenic Design by Robert Randolph; Costume Design by Ed Wittstein; Lighting Design by Robert Randolph
Production Stage Manager: Samuel Liff; Stage Manager: Gene Perlowin and Mike Abel
Press Representative: James D. Proctor
Cast
Cesare Siepi Giovanni Venturi
Michele Lee Miranda
Jyll Alexander Singer
Nino Banome Musician
Baker
Dancer
Ann Barry Dancer
Alvin Beam Helper
Dancer
Thatcher Clarke Gino
Soup Cook
Dancer
Harry Davis Furniture Dealer
Professor Panfredoni
Norma Donaldson Singer
Ed Dumont Uriti Waiter
Singer
Shellie Farrell Dancer
Michele Franchi Dancer
Rico Froehlich Uriti Waiter
Musician
Professor Musa
Larry Fuller Baker
Dancer
Penny Gaston Signora Elli
Singer
Gene Gavin Salad Chef
Dancer
Marcia Gilford Singer
Maria Graziano Singer
Herad Gruhn Dancer
Ellen Halpin Dancer
Tom Head Singer
George S. Irving Signor Bellardi
Barney Johnston Uriti Waiter
Policeman
Singer
Maria Karnilova Signora Pandolfi
Lainie Kazan La Contessa
Singer
Betty Kent Singer
Ronald Knight Singer
Al Lanti Carlo
Baayork Lee Dancer
Lu Leonard Celestina
Joe McGrath Uriti Waiter
Singer
Rita Metzger Singer
Buzz Miller Dino
Night Club Manager
Head Chef
David Opatoshu Amedeo
Richard Park Singer
Alan Peterson Helper
Dancer
Barbara Richman Dancer
Al Sambogna Nino
Helper
Dancer
Arnold Soboloff Moscolito
Nikki Sowinski Dancer
John Taliaferro Signor Brancusi
Singer
Claude Thompson Dancer
Gene Varrone Musician
Troubadour
Pizza Maker
Brigadiere
Tony Award®
 1963 Best Composer and Lyricist [nominee]
Music by Milton Schafer; Lyrics by Ronny Graham
 1963 Best Choreography [nominee]
Carol Haney
 1963 Best Conductor and Musical Director [nominee]
Musical Director: Anton Coppola
music by Milton Schafer; lyrics by Ronny Graham
ACT 1Sung By
Rome Giovanni Venturi
Uriti Signor Bellardi and Ensemble
Breachy's Law Giovanni Venturi and Amedeo
I'm All I've Got Miranda
The Argument Giovanni Venturi and Signor Bellardi
Signora Pandolfi Amedeo, Signora Pandolfi, Night Club Manager and Musicians
The Kangaroo Signora Pandolfi, Night Club Manager, Waiters, Musicians and Kitchen Help
If I Were the Man Giovanni Venturi
Steady, Steady Miranda
We Won't Discuss It Giovanni Venturi and Amedeo
Ah, Camminare Troubadour, Giovanni Venturi and Company
ACT 2Sung By
Breachy's Law (Reprise)Giovanni Venturi, Amedeo, Signora Pandolfi and Miranda
Uriti Kitchen Signor Bellardi, Moscolito, Carlo, Head Chef, Pizza Maker, Salad Chef, Bakers, Soup Cook and Helpers
Virtue Arrivederci Signor Bellardi
Bravo, Giovanni Giovanni Venturi, Signor Bellardi and Singing Ensemble
One Little World Apart Miranda
Connubiality Signora Pandolfi and Amedeo
Miranda Giovanni Venturi