Pinocchio Commedia

Pinocchio Commedia

Music and Lyrics by: Fred Palmisano  Original Book by: John Simons 

Category:  Musical · Children

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Based upon the classic orignal tale by Carlos Collodi, "Pinocchio Commedia" was originally a non-musical play written by John Simons and produced at Gallery Circle Theatre. The musical version produced during the Golden Age of Children's Corner was envisioned by New Orleans theatre legend Luis Q. Barroso, with composer Fred J. Palmisano during the 1974-75 season. Though the show has been revived on several occasions since the original production, it was this revisal conceived by Edward R. Cox which serves as the quintessential version of the production for audiences and theatricians in the 21st century.
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Total performances: 13

Adriano Mulino.... Pantalone *
Damien Midkiff.... Pinocchio *
Vatican Lokey.... Arlecchino *
Barry Marino.... Pulchinella, The Puppet Master
Carolyn Arthurs.... Columbina
Griff Midkiff.... Razullo, The Fox
Michael P. Sullivan.... Pedrolina, The Fool
Robin Noel.... Beltramo, The Cat
*=featured role

Edward R. Cox ....  Director; Production Design; Graphic Design; Scenic Designer
Amy Embry ....  Choreographer; Stage Manager
Ryan Thomas ....  Musical Director
Neil Ingles ....  Lighting Design
Roy Young ....  Asst. Stage Manager
Jaime Ardoyno ....  Costume Coordinator
Sonya Swain ....  Box Office Manager
Arthur Tong ....  House Manager; Photographer
Vatican Lokey ....  Publicity

Notes: Set Crew: Vic Woodward, Richard LeBlanc, Ryan Thomas, Gaby Fernandez, Roy Young, Amy Embry, Vatican Lokey, Neil Ingles, Travis Lehman, Robbie Guillot, Jennifer Thomas
Costume Crew: Jaime Ardoyno, Gwen Ardoyno, Gaby Fernandez, Vatican Lokey, Mr. Cox
Special Thanks to: Mae Acks, Richard Clawson, "Uncle" Wayne Daigrepont, Porta-Puppet Players, all New Orleans media, and those who have given their time and support.

Produced by special arrangement with I.E. Clark Publishers, Schulenberg, TX
References: Media
Record created by: mcahill
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