Hallelujah, Baby!: Musical Info & Synopsis


Hallelujah, Baby! is set against the landscape of racial and gender relations in America from the early 20th century to the civil rights era. The story follows the journey of Georgina Franklin, an ambitious young Black woman, who rises from domestic work to stardom. Hallelujah, Baby! is a celebration of resilience and the evolving spirit of the times, capturing the essence of a transformative period in American history.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1967)

Cast Size: 30+

Genre: Dramedy

Setting: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s / USA

Creative Team

Music: Jule Styne

Lyrics: Adolph Green, Betty Comden

Book: Arthur Laurents

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1967)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


1960s, Female Lead, Jazz, Large Cast, Original, Tony Award

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