ILLYA DARLING is based on Jules Dassin’s 1960 film Never on Sunday. The story follows Illya, a prostitute in the port town of Piraeus outside Athens, and Homer Thrace, an American pursuing the glories of ancient Greece.
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- Rehearsal Materials
- Cast List
- Brief History
Book by Jules Dassin
Music by Manos Hadjidakis
Lyrics by Joe Darion
1 Piano Conductor’s Score
1 Prompt Book
12 Prompt Books for Principal Characters
5 Vocal Parts
25 Chorus Parts
(In Order of Appearance)
The Other Girl
ILLYA DARLING opened on Broadway at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, April 11, 1967 and played for 320 performances starring Melina Mercouri and Orson Bean.
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