The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 11 Episode 44

July 19, 1959: Spoleto Festival with Sir John Gielgud, Eileen Farrell, Jerome Robbins' Ballet USA

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Jul 19, 1959 on CBS
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July 19, 1959: Spoleto Festival with Sir John Gielgud, Eileen Farrell, Jerome Robbins' Ballet USA
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Spoleto Festival (Gian Carlo Menotti's Festival of Two Worlds from Spoleto, Italy)

Guests (filmed at various locations in Spoleto, Italy):
--Gian Carlo Menotti is interviewed by Sullivan.
--Sir John Gielgud (actor) reads selections from Shakespeare's "Age of Man" (filmed at Gian Carlo Menotti's palace).
--Eileen Farrell (American soprano) sings "Pace, pace, mio Dio" (from Verdi's opera "La Forza del Destino," at the ancient amphitheater) and Verdi's "Requiem Mass" (at the Duomo Square).
--Eileen Farrell and the Armstrong Band (without Louis) - "Sunny Side of the Street" (at the market place.)
--Nora Kaye and Scott Douglas (ballet dancers) - "Romeo and Juliet," choreographed by Herbert Ross, performed at the Duomo Cathedral steps and square.
--The Jerome Robbins' Ballet: U.S.A. - dance to "Passage for Two"
--John Butler Dance Troupe - dance to "Five Senses" (at the Little Theater)
--Ornelle Vavone (Italian singer) - "Strada n'foza" (at a restaurant)
--Orchestra, conducted by American maestro Thomas Schippers, and singers perform selections from Donizetti's opera "The Duke of Alba" (at the opera house).
--Ornella Vanone sings "Strada N'Fonza."
--At the Little Theater, actors do scenes from "Night of the Iguana" by Tennessee Williams.
--Walton's Puppets (Italian puppets) - a puppet show performed for local children (filmed at the Duomo Square).

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