God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater: Musical Info & Synopsis


God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater follows Eliot Rosewater, a wealthy and drunken philanthropist who embarks on an experiment with the help of writer Kilgore Trout. As Eliot navigates his way through the absurdities of wealth, greed, and hypocrisy, God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater offers a satirical exploration of wealth and society, exploring what it means to be human.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1979)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Satire

Setting: 1960s / USA (Indiana, NYC)

Creative Team

Music: Alan Menken

Lyrics: Dennis Green

Lyrics/Book: Howard Ashman

Cast Albums

Premiere Cast (2017)➝


Licensing: Music Theatre International➝


1970s, Based on a Book, Satire, War

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