The Firebrand of Florence

The Firebrand of Florence

Musical




Overview


Synopsis

Benvenuto Cellini, the great Florentine sculptor, is sentenced to hang, but he is pardoned when the duke realizes that he has not completed a previously commissioned sculpture. Freed, he is able to turn his attention to his favorite model (and object of his affections), Angela. The Duke also is interested in Angela. Thus, Cellini does his best to keep the Duke away from Angela. Meanwhile, he finds he has to keep himself away from the Duchess! At the end of the show, Cellini escapes yet another death sentence by fleeing to Paris.



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Category
Musical
Number of Acts:
2 Acts
First Produced:
1945
Cast Size
large
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast