All American: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

All American is set in a football-focused college and tells the story of Professor Fodorski, who struggles to connect with his sports-minded students. But things take a turn when he begins to translate engineering concepts into football jargon. Suddenly, a timid student named Bricker begins to transform into an unexpected kicking sensation. As the team gains popularity, All American touches on themes of education, relationships, sports, and perseverance.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1962)

Cast Size: 12+

Genre: Comedy

Setting: 1960s / USA (New York)


Creative Team

Music: Charles Strouse

Lyrics: Lee Adams

Book: Mel Brooks


Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1962)➝


Resources

Licensing: Dramatic Publishing➝


Tags

1960s, Based on a Book, College, Comedic, School, Sports


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