Damn Yankees: Musical Info & Synopsis


Damn Yankees follows the story of Joe Boyd, a passionate baseball fan who would do anything to see the Washington Senators win against the New York Yankees. His wish catches the attention of the devilish Mr. Applegate, who offers Joe a deal – he can become young Joe Hardy, a baseball superstar who will lead the Senators to victory, in exchange for his soul. Damn Yankees explores the allure of fame, love, and the battle between good and evil.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Golden Age (1955)

Cast Size: 13+

Genre: Comedy / Fantasy

Setting: 1950s / USA (Washington, D.C.)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Richard Adler, Jerry Ross

Book: George Abbott, Douglass Wallop

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1955)➝

Broadway Cast (1994)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1950s, Based on a Book, Classic, ComedicFantasy, Golden Age, PopularSportsTap DanceTony Award Winner

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