Good News!: Musical Info & Synopsis


Good News! takes place at Tait College in the 1920s and unfolds during the lead up to the university’s big football game. The narrative follows the adventures of the charming football hero, Tom Marlowe, as he hopes to score the winning touchdown of the game. Good News! touches on themes of the spirit of youth, blossoming romance, and the pursuit of one’s goals.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Jazz Age (1927)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Comedy

Setting: 1920s / USA

Creative Team

Music: Ray Henderson

Lyrics/Book: B.G. DeSylva

Lyrics: Lew Brown

Book: Laurence Schwab

Cast Albums

Original Cast (1996)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


1920s, CollegeComedicFeel-Good, Original, SchoolSports, Summer

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