The play is a comedy set in a small Italian mountain village of San Crispino, where the young priest, Father Silvestro, receives a very unusual telephone call which causes chaos in the village, amongst the inhabitants - Clementina, who is madly in love with the priest, her father, the miserly mayor, Toto, the village simpleton and Consolation, a lady of somewhat doubtful virtue, who arrives there on a dowry fund-raising trip.
These unusual ingredients result in a musical show of refreshing and different entertainment.
Beyond the Rainbow is an Italian musical comedy which was adapted from the English novel "After Me The Deluge", by David Forrest. The show was first produced in Rome in 1974, where it ran for 3½ years. The London production opened at the Adelphi Theatre
Beyond the Rainbow is an Italian musical comedy which was adapted from the English novel "After Me The Deluge", by David Forrest. The show was first produced in Rome in 1974, where it ran for 3½ years. The London production opened at the Adelphi Theatre on the 9th November 1978 starring the original Father Silvestro - Johnny Dorelli. Roy Kinnear played the Mayor.
Come Join Us at the Table - Silvestro & Company
Pity - Clementina & Silvestro
The Ding Dong Song - Silvestro & Company
Throw it Away - Company
A Time for Love - Silvestro & Company
Consolation - Consolation & Men
A Time for Love (reprise) - Silvestro & Company
Love According to Me - Silvestro, Clementina, Toto and Consolation
A Tiny Art - Silvestro & Company
San Crispino - Company
Pity (reprise) - Silvestro and Clementina
Clementina - Silvestro
I Want You - Toto, Consolation & Company
Beyond the Rainbow - Silvestro & Company
Love According To You - (reprise) - Silvestro & Company
Come Join Us at the Table - (reprise) - Company
•ENRICO, the mayor
•ORTENSIA, his wife
•CLEMENTINA, his daughter
•TOTO, a robust but inexperienced young man .
•CONSOLATION, an itinerant prostitute
Beyond the rainbow (1978-12-Adelphi Theatre-London)Type de série: Original London
Théâtre: Adelphi Theatre (Londres - Angleterre) Durée : Nombre : 238 représentationsPremière Preview : InconnuPremière : jeudi 09 novembre 1978Dernière : InconnuMise en scène : Pietro Garinei • Chorégraphie : Gino Landi • Producteur : Avec : Johnny Dorelli (Father Silvestro), Roy Kinnear (Mayor Enrico), Lesley Duff (Clementina), Geoffrey Burridge (Toto), Janet Mahoney (Consolation), Dorothy Vernon, Franco RicchioCommentaires : This was adapted from the English novel “After Me the Deluge” by David Forrest (the pseudonym used by Robert Forrest-Webb and David Eliades). The adaptors, Garinei and Giovannini had a previous production entitled “When in Rome” at the Adelphi in 1959, and they also wrote popular songs including "Volare" and "Arriverderci Roma!"
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