Bloomer Girl: Musical Info & Synopsis


Bloomer Girl tells the story of Evelina Applegate, a young woman abolitionist who challenges societal norms by wearing bloomers. As she navigates progress and activism, she ends up falling in love with a Kentucky man, whom she refuses to marry until he frees his slave. Bloomer Girl is an exploration of gender roles, racial equality, relationships, and social justice.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Golden Age (1944)

Cast Size: 25+

Genre: Dramedy

Setting: 1860s / USA

Creative Team

Music: Harold Arlen

Lyrics: E.Y. Harburg

Book: Sig Herzig, Fred Saidy

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1944)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Sheet Music Now➝


1940s, Golden Age, Obscure

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