110 in the Shade: Musical Info & Synopsis


110 in the Shade is set in a drought-stricken town and revolves around Lizzie Curry, a strong-willed woman grappling with societal expectations and the pressure to marry. As the town longs for rain, a charismatic stranger named Starbuck arrives, claiming he can bring relief. Lizzie’s journey, both personal and romantic, unfolds against the backdrop of the scorching heat and the yearning for change. 110 in the Shade delves into themes of self-discovery, love, and the unexpected paths that life can take.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1963)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Romantic Drama

Setting: 1930s / USA (Texas)

Creative Team

Music: Harvey Schmidt

Lyrics: Tom Jones

Book: N. Richard Nash

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1963)➝

Studio Cast (1997)➝

Broadway Cast (2007)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1960s, Child Roles, Rom-Dram, Summer, Tap Dance

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