How Now, Dow Jones: Musical Info & Synopsis


How Now, Dow Jones revolves around Kate, the announcer of the Dow Jones numbers, who finds that the stock market is suddenly linked to her romantic life. After her fiancé makes the choice not to marry her until the Dow Jones Average hits 1000, Kate becomes entangled in a comedic series of unexpected events. How Now, Dow Jones offers an exploration of the unpredictable nature of love and money, set against the backdrop of the fluctuating stock market.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1967)

Cast Size: 25+

Genre: Comedy

Setting: 1960s / USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music: Elmer Bernstein

Lyrics: Carolyn Leigh

Book: Max Shulman

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1968)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


1960s, Comedic, Large Cast, Original

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