Annie Get Your Gun: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Annie Get Your Gun is set in the Wild West and follows the journey of Annie Oakley, a talented sharpshooter with a big heart. As she joins Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show, Annie’s skills capture the attention of the renowned marksman Frank Butler. Sparks fly between them, both on and off the shooting range, leading to a fierce competition for the title of the best shot in the West. Annie Get Your Gun touches on themes of love, endurance, and self discovery.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Golden Age (1946)

Cast Size: 35+

Genre: Western

Setting: 1800s / USA (NYC, Ohio, Minnesota)


Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Irving Berlin

Book: Dorothy Fields, Herbert Fields


Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1946)➝

Studio Cast (1957)➝

Studio Cast (1963)➝

Lincoln Center Cast (1966)➝

Studio Cast (1995)➝

Broadway Cast (1999)➝


Links

Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


Tags

1940s, Child Roles, ClassicCountry, Female Lead, Golden Age, Large Cast, PopularWestern


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