Jamaica: Musical Info & Synopsis


Jamaica transports audiences to the Caribbean and follows the story of Savannah, a strong-willed woman who dreams of escaping the confines of her small village. However, when a charming businessman named Joe arrives with big plans of his own, Savannah’s world is set on a course of change. Jamaica touches on themes of love, freedom, and the challenges that come with commercialism.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Golden Age (1957)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Romantic Dramedy

Setting: 1950s / Caribbean (Jamaica)

Creative Team

Music: Harold Arlen

Lyrics/Book: E.Y. Harburg

Book: Fred Saidy

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1957)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


1950s, Golden Age, One-Word, Original, Romantic DramedySatire

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