Flahooley: Musical Info & Synopsis


Flahooley is a whimsical musical set in the fictional town of Capsulanti, home to the world’s largest toy corporation. When puppet designer Sylvester creates a doll called Flahooley, he intends it to be the star of the company’s Christmas release. However, plans change, and adventures ensue when the meeting is interrupted by an Arabian delegation. This musical touches upon themes of capitalism, generosity, and the power of imagination.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Golden Age (1951)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Fairy Tale / Satire

Setting: USA (Fictional)

Creative Team

Music: Sammy Fain

Lyrics/Book: E.Y. Harburg

Book: Fred Saidy

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1951)➝


1950s, Christmas, Fantasy, Golden Age, One-Word, Original, Satire

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