Gentlemen Prefer Blondes: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes follows the story of Lorelei Lee and her best friend, Dorothy Shaw, as they embark on a cruise to Paris. During the journey, the narrative unfolds with blossoming romantic entanglements and dazzling nightclub performances. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes is a comedic romp that explores themes of love, wealth, and the entertainment industry.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Golden Age (1949)

Cast Size: 40+

Genre: Comedy

Setting: 1920s / France (Paris), USA (NYC), At Sea


Creative Team

Music: Jule Styne

Lyrics: Leo Robin

Book: Joseph Fields, Anita Loos


Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1949)➝

Broadway Cast (1995)➝

Encores! Cast (2012)➝


Resources

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


Tags

1940s, Based on a Book, Classic, ComedicFeel-Good, Golden Age, Large Cast, PopularTravel


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