Face the Music: Musical Info & Synopsis


Face the Music revolves around a producer named Hal Reisman, who concocts a scheme to create a hit musical. With the help of his loyal secretary, his wife, and a group of eccentric characters, Hal sets out to stage the production despite numerous obstacles and setbacks. As Hal and his team navigate the challenges of show business, Face the Music touches on topical themes revolving around the Great Depression, while offering a humorous take on the entertainment industry.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Jazz Age (1932)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Satire

Setting: 1930s / USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Irving Berlin

Book: Moss Hart

Cast Albums

Encores! Cast (2007)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


1930s, MetatheatreOriginalSatire

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