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Carmelina

Carmelina

Musical




Overview


Synopsis

Taking place in the small Italian village of San Forino, about eighteen years after the end of World War II, the show concerns Carmelina and her 17-year-old daughter, Gia. Carmelina has told her daughter that her father is an American soldier, who had heroically died in battle. Even though a local café owner, Vittorio, woos Carmelina, she refuses to love again. However, Carmelina harbors a painful secret. She had actually had love affairs with three different American soldiers “ and she does not know which one is the father of Gia. Trouble ensues when the three American Veterans decide to have a reunion back in San Forino.


Characters

Male

Lead

Female

Supporting



Show Information

Music:
Lyrics:
Category
Musical
Number of Acts:
2 Acts
First Produced:
1979
Cast Size
large
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes adult, mature adult, late teen characters

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