Dames at Sea: Musical Info & Synopsis


Dames at Sea is about a small-town girl named Ruby, who arrives in New York City with dreams of making it big on Broadway. She lands a role in a new musical just as the theatre is set to be demolished. Amidst the chaos, romance blossoms between Ruby and a young sailor named Dick. Dames at Sea captures the spirit of chasing stardom and finding love in unexpected places.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1966)

Cast Size: 10+

Genre: Comedy / Spoof

Setting: 1930s / USA (NYC), At Sea

Creative Team

Music: Jim Wise

Lyrics/Book: George Haimsohn, Robin Miller

Cast Albums

Original Off-Broadway Cast (1969)➝

Original London Cast (1969)➝

London Cast (1989)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Sheet Music Now➝


1960s, Comedic, Metamusical, SpoofTap Dance, Weddings

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