Destry Rides Again: Musical Info & Synopsis


Destry Rides Again is a Western musical that unfolds in the town of Bottleneck. The story revolves around the arrival of the new deputy, Destry, who is tasked with restoring order to the lawless town. As Destry navigates his new role, he forms an alliance with Frenchy, a saloon singer, which inevitably turns romantic. Destry Rides Again captures the essence of the American frontier, blending action, romance, and comedy while touching on themes of justice and redemption.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Golden Age (1959)

Cast Size: 25+

Genre: Western

Setting: 1890s / USA (Fictional)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Harold Rome

Book: Leonard Gershe

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1959)➝

London Cast (1982)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


1950s, Based on a Movie, Golden Age, Western

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