Darling of the Day: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Darling of the Day tells the story of Priam Farll, a renowned and reclusive artist who decides to fake his own death to escape the demands of his public life. After assuming a new identity, he begins a fresh chapter married to a woman named Alice Challice. Darling of the Day is an exploration of identity, love, and societal expectations, touching on themes of art and status.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1968)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Dramedy

Setting: 1900s / England (London)


Creative Team

Music: Jule Styne

Lyrics: E.Y. Harburg

Book: Nunnally Johnson


Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1968)➝


Tags

1960s, Based on a Book, Royalty


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