Ankles Aweigh: Musical Info & Synopsis


Ankles Aweigh follows Hollywood starlet Wynne, who defies her movie contract to marry U.S. Navy lieutenant Bill Kelley. To embark on a secret honeymoon, Wynne disguises herself as a sailor and stows away on Bill’s ship. However, their romantic getaway takes a turn when they unexpectedly encounter Bill’s jealous ex-girlfriend. Ankles Aweigh offers a nostalgic romp filled with romance, chaotic moments, and plenty of surprises.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Golden Age (1955)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Comedy

Setting: 1950sAfrica (Morocco), Italy, At Sea

Creative Team

Music: Sammy Fain

Lyrics: Dan Shapiro

Book: Guy Bolton, Eddie Davis

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1955)➝


1950s, Comedic, Golden Age, Original

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