High Spirits: Musical Info & Synopsis


High Spirits follows Charles Condomine, an author who remarried after the death of his first wife. When Charles and his second wife invite a medium, Madame Arcati, to their home for a dinner party séance, Charles’s first wife, Elvira, is summoned back from the afterlife. However, Elvira’s presence is only felt by Charles, to the dismay of his current wife, Ruth. High Spirits is brimming with chaos and unexpected surprises, offering a playful exploration of the spirit world.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1964)

Cast Size: 12+

Genre: Fantasy

Setting: 1960s / England (London)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics/Book: Hugh Martin, Timothy Gray

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1964)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1960s, Fantasy, Spooky

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