Carmelina Revival

Ages: 13+
Opened: January 27, 2019
Closing: February 03, 2019

Carmelina - 2019 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

York Theatre Company
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In a picturesque Italian village, Carmelina has raised her teenaged daughter to believe her father was an American who died heroically in World War II-all the while collecting child support checks from three American soldiers, each of whom thinks he is the girl's father. Complications arise when all three soldiers show up at the same time for a reunion. Even though the original Broadway production only ran for 17 performances, the lush Lerner and Lane score received a 1979 Tony Award nomination for Best Score. The version of Carmelina presented here is the revised version created by Joseph Stein, Burton Lane, and Lerner protégé Barry Harman for The York in 1996, then further revised for a second Mufti presentation ten years later.

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BWW Review: Andréa Burns Says Buona Sera To The York's CARMELINA
by Michael Dale - February 1, 2019

With a proliferation of pimps, drug dealers and muggers saturating Times Square, business on Broadway was struggling during much of the 1970s, with theatres frequently left empty for long stretches and shows that didn't receive enthusiastic praise from the critics usually shutting down quickly.

Photo Coverage: CARMELINA Celebrates Opening Night at The York Theatre
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - January 28, 2019

Opening the 2019 winter series is Carmelina, with music by Burton Lane, lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, additional lyrics by Barry Harman, and book by Joseph Stein and Alan Jay Lerner. Performances began Saturday afternoon, January 26, 2019 and continue for 11 performances only through February 3, 2019. The show officially opened last night and BroadwayWorld was there. Check out the photos below!

Andréa Burns to Lead the York's CARMELINA; Full Cast
by Julie Musbach - January 17, 2019

Celebrating the centennial of Alan Jay Lerner! The York Theatre Company enters the new year with the 25th Anniversary of its acclaimed Musicals in Mufti series celebrating the work of the legendary librettist and lyricist Alan Jay Lerner, whose hundredth birthday was August 31, 2018. The series honors one of the creators behind such classics as Brigadoon, Camelot, Love Life, and My Fair Lady.


A Widow's Prayer
It's Time for a Love Song
Why Him?
I Must Have Her
Someone in April
Signora Campbell
Love Before Breakfast
Yankee Doodles Are Coming to Town
One More Walk Around the Garden
All That He Wants Me to Be
The Image of Me
I'm a Woman
Carmelina has had 4 productions including Broadway which opened in 1979, Broadway which opened in 1979, Off-Broadway which opened in 2006 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2019.



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