House of Flowers: Musical Info & Synopsis


House of Flowers unfolds on the eve of Mardi Gras at the Maison des Fleurs Brothel. The story revolves around Ottilie, one of the girls in the house, whose destiny takes an unexpected turn when Monsieur Jamison expresses interest in her. However, Ottilie, finds herself drawn to the charm of a local country boy named Royal. As the love triangle unfolds, House of Flowers explores themes of love, superstition, desire, and manipulation.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Golden Age (1954)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Romantic Drama

Setting: Caribbean (Haiti)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Harold Arlen

Lyrics/Book: Truman Capote

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1954)➝


Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


1950s, Based on a Book, Golden Age, Rom-Dram

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