Irene: Musical Info & Synopsis


Irene tells the story of Irene O’Dare, a spirited Irish girl who works with her mother at their music store. When she’s sent to tune a piano for wealthy businessman, Donald Marshall III, romance blooms between them. However, tensions arise when Donald asks Irene to pose as a society girl. Irene is filled with romance, comedic misunderstandings, and little moments of surprise.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Jazz Age (1919)

Cast: 15+

Genre: Romantic Comedy

Setting: 1910s / USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music: Harry Tierney

Lyrics: Joseph McCarthy

Book: James Montgomery, Joseph Stein, Hugh Wheeler

Cast Albums

Broadway Cast (1973)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


One-Word, Rom-Com

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