I Remember Mama: Musical Info & Synopsis


I Remember Mama follows the Hansen family, with a focus on their daughter Katrin. From Katrin’s perspective, we witness the family’s struggles, including the threat of losing their home, while also celebrating the central figure of Mama. The musical captures the essence of immigrant life, emphasizing the importance of family bonds and the resilience found in love and support.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1979)

Cast Size: 12+

Genre: Dramedy

Setting: 1910s / USA (California)

Creative Team

Music: Richard Rodgers

Lyrics: Martin Charnin, Raymond Jessel

Book: Thomas Meehan

Cast Albums

Studio Cast (1985)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


1970s, Child RolesFamilyImmigrationObscure

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