Dear World: Musical Info & 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, Countess Aurelia takes a stand. Despite the chaos happening above ground, she still believes in the beauty of the world. Dear World explores themes of love, environment, 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)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


1960s, Rom-Dram

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