Musical - Original

St. James Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: March 29, 1979
  • Opening Date: April 8, 1979
  • Closing Date: April 21, 1979
  • Previews: 11
  • Performances: 17

Lyrics: Alan Jay Lerner

Book: Alan Jay Lerner, Joseph Stein

Music: Burton Lane


An Italian woman collects child support checks from three American soldiers, each of whom thinks he is the father of her daughter, and each of whom returns to her village for a nostalgic tour in Burton Lane, Alan Jay Lerner and Joseph Stein's musical suggested by the film Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell.


Opening Night Cast

Georgia Brown Signora Carmelina Campbell
Cesare Siepi Vittorio Bruno
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Opening Night Production Credits

Alan Jay  Lerner Alan Jay Lerner Book
Joseph Stein Joseph Stein Book
Burton Lane Burton Lane Music
Alan Jay  Lerner Alan Jay Lerner Lyrics
  José Ferrer Director
Peter Gennaro Peter Gennaro Choreographer
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1979 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Grace Keagy Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1979 Original Score Burton Lane
Alan Jay Lerner
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