High Button Shoes: Musical Info & Synopsis


High Button Shoes follows the misadventures of a family that gets caught up in the schemes of con man Harrison Floy and his accomplice, Mr. Pontdue. When the family is unexpectedly targeted by the con men, chaos ensues as they attempt to swindle them out of their money. High Button Shoes is a whirlwind of mistaken identities, romantic entanglements, and slapstick humor.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Golden Age (1947)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Comedy

Setting: 1910s / USA (New Jersey)

Creative Team

Music: Jule Styne

Lyrics: Sammy Cahn

Book: Stephen Longstreet

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1947)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


1940s, Based on a Book, Comedic, Golden Age

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