Calamity Jane: Musical Info & Synopsis


Calamity Jane follows the adventures of the legendary sharpshooter, Calamity Jane, as she strives to prove her skills and find her place in a male-dominated world. Along the way, chance encounters and mistaken identities lead to chaos and unexpected surprises. Calamity Jane blends romance and comedy, touching on themes of identity, acceptance, love, and friendship.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1961)

Cast Size: 18+

Genre: Western

Setting: 1870s / USA (Illinois, South Dakota)

Creative Team

Music: Sammy Fain

Lyrics: Paul Francis Webster

Adaptation: Ronald Hanmer, Phil Park

Cast Albums

Studio Cast (1995)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


1960s, Based on a Movie, Country, Female Lead, Western

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