Settings Of Play - The Gritti Palace Hotel, Venice.
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When the Navy pays a courtesy call in Venice, a lieutenant, an ensign and a civilian scientist take up residence in a plush hotel to execute a fantastic scheme. With the aid of a spotter in a local roulette palace, they are going to relay numbers from one particular wheel to the secret computer aboard a cruiser and use the scientific calculation of odds to break the bank. A couple of lovely girls prove too distracting for the schemers. The lieutenant falls for the one who turns out to be the admiral's daughter. When the admiral himself appears, all their plans are compromised. The scientist runs into his old fiancee who is now engaged to a pompous windbag. The noose tightens on the schemers: a blaze of signal lights and counter espionage brings the curtain down on a peak of hilarity and innocent resolution.
"A good American farce...Most enjoyable." - The New York Daily News
Golden Fleecing premiered on Broadway at Henry Miller's Theatre in October 1959 under the direction of Abe Burrows.