Anyone Can Whistle is a satirical musical about a quirky nurse named Fay Apple and a corrupt mayoress who team up to stage a miracle in order to save their bankrupt town. However, when the “miracle” brings unexpected new problems, chaos ensues. The musical explores themes of conformity and individuality while offering a thought-provoking commentary on society’s norms.
Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1964)
Cast Size: 12+
Music/Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim
Book: Arthur Laurents
Audition Songs: Theatre Trip
Licensing: Music Theatre International➝
Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝
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