Giorgio, a young soldier, is in love with the married Clara and becomes her lover. But they are separated when Giorgio is posted far away where he meets the unhappy unhealthy Fosca who develops a passionate love for Giorgio and tries to make him love her. Film of the Broadway production. Written by
Did You Know?
The original Broadway production of "Passion" opened at the Plymouth Theater in New York on May 9, 1984, ran for 280 performances and won the 1994 Tony Awards for the Best Musical, Book and Score. Donna Murphy
, Jere Shea
, Marin Mazzie
, Gregg Edelman
, Tom Aldredge
, Linda Balgord
, William Parry
, Francis Ruivivar
and Marcus Olson
recreated their roles in the filmed production. Donna Murphy
won a 1994 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical, Jere Shea
was nominated for a 1994 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical, Marin Mazzie
was nominated for a 1994 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical and Tom Aldredge
was nominated for a 1994 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical. See more
Die for me? What kind of love is that?
The truest love. Would Clara give her life for yours? Would she, Giorgio? I would. Happily. In the end, you will finally see what is beautiful about me.
Remake of Passione d'amore
Music by Stephen Sondheim
Lyrics by James Lapine
Performed by Donna Murphy See more