Valentino (Cosmos 2011)
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English Title: Valentino
Japanese Title: ヴァレンチノ
Romanized Title: Varenchino
Performances: Theater Drama City, 03/08 - 03/20; Nippon Seinenkan Hall, 08/13 - 08/19†
Based On: the life of Hollywood actor Rudolph Valentino
Author / Director: Koike Shuuichirou
Music: Yoshizaki Kenji
Available on DVD: Yes (release date 06/06/11)
DVD Scene/Music Cut: Yes
Part of scene two "California~Hollywood" had the music replaced.
|Rudolph "Rudy" Valentino (a young man from Italy)||Oozora Yuuhi|
|June Mathis (a script writer)||Nono Sumika|
|Jesse Lasky (Executive Vice-President of Paramount Pictures)||Kotobuki Tsukasa|
|Tex Guinan (owner of the New York speakeasy "Club 21")||Mikaze Maira|
|Melosope (an Egyptian fortune teller)||Amou Tamaki|
|Jack DeSaul (Mafia Boss)||Yuumi Hiro|
|Bianca (DeSaul's mistress)||Oomi Ako|
|George Ullman (Metro Pictures head of publicity)||Harukaze Misato|
|Helen Rose (a reporter for The New York Times)||Hanatsuyu Sumika|
|Alla Nazimova (Imperial Russian actress)||Junya Chitose|
|Bebe Daniels (an actress)||Himiya Sakura|
|Natacha Rambova (Rudy's wife; Nazimova's costume designer)||Nanami Hiroki|
|Johnny Mandel (a radio show host)||Houju Ichi|
|Alice (George's secretary)||Seoto Risa|
Other cast: Mikage Rin, Kotoha Sakurako, Koumi Maito, Ayase Akina, Momochi ito, Matsukaze Akira, Tsukie Juma, Hoshibuki Ayato, Sorahane Riku, Yuino Kanari, Mitsuki Haruka, Fuuma Kakeru, Aisaki Maria, Ayaka Mari, Nanao Maki, Mirei Jun
WARNING!! MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS!!
Summary Information here.
- Valentino was originally staged at Bow Hall in 1986, with Mori Keaki and Mitsuki Ayu in the leads. It was revived in 1992-93 when Mori Keaki was a top star, with Murasaki Tomo as her partner.
- † Originally scheduled to run at Nippon Seinenkan from 03/26 - 04/02, the Tokyo performances were canceled due to damage to the Seinenkan from the Tohoku earthquake.
- Final performance for Himiya Sakura.
Review by Zangiku
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