Call Me Madam: Musical Info & Synopsis


Call Me Madam follows the story of Sally Adams, a charismatic and eccentric socialite appointed as the U.S. ambassador to fictional Lichtenburg. As Sally navigates the diplomatic challenges of her new position, she brings her lively personality to the political scene. Call Me Madam is a light-hearted exploration of politics and romance, all led by a strong leading lady.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Golden Age (1950)

Cast Size: 25+

Genre: Satire

Setting: 1940s / USA (Washington, D.C.), Germany (Fictional)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Irving Berlin

Book: Howard Lindsay, Russel Crouse

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1950)➝

With Selections from Panama Hattie (1950)➝

Encores! Cast (1995)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


1950s, Female Lead, Golden Age, Large Cast, PoliticalRoyaltySatire, True Story

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