Jennie: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Jennie unfolds the spirited tale of Jennie Malone and James O’Connor, a married couple who perform together in popular melodramas across the USA. However, when the lights dim, their personal relationship drama takes center stage. Jennie paints a vibrant picture of a theatrical era, blending the enchantment of performance with the complexities of love and ambition.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1963)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Romantic Drama

Setting: 1900s / USA (NYC, South Dakota, Washington)


Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz

Book: Arnold Schulman


Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1963)➝


Tags

1960s, Metatheatre, One-Word, Rom-Dram, True Story


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