Flora, the Red Menace: Musical Info & Synopsis


Flora the Red Menace tells the story of Flora, an aspiring artist with big dreams and a passion for social justice. As she navigates the challenges of finding work during tough times, Flora leads and inspires her fellow artists who are also eager to bring about change. Along the way, she also meets Harry, and a romantic relationship begins to blossom. Flora the Red Menace explores themes of love, politics, and the pursuit of happiness in a world of uncertainty.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1965)

Cast Size: 9+

Genre: Dramedy

Setting: 1930s / USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music: John Kander

Lyrics: Fred Ebb

Book: George Abbott, Robert Russell, David Thompson

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1965)➝

Off-Broadway Cast (1987)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


1960s, Based on a Book, Female Lead, Political

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