Dear World: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Dear World follows the story of Countess Aurelia, who lives in the basement of a Parisian bistro. When a group of businessmen discovers oil in Paris with plans to demolish the bistro in order to retrieve it, Countess Aurelia takes a stand. Despite the chaos happening above ground, she still believes in the magic and beauty of the world. Dear World explores themes of environmentalism, love, and the power of determination.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1969)

Cast Size: 13

Genre: Romantic Drama

Setting: 1940s / France (Paris)


Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Jerry Herman

Book: Jerome Lawrence, Robert E. Lee


Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1969)➝


Links

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


Tags

1960s, Rom-Dram


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