Jimmy: Musical Info & Synopsis


Jimmy unfolds the story of New York City Mayor Jimmy Walker, tracing the highs and lows of his political career, which was tainted by corruption. The musical weaves together the story of Walker’s rise to power and subsequent downfall. Jimmy offers audiences a melodic and theatrical glimpse into the complex legacy of one of NYC’s charismatic yet flawed politicans.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1969)

Cast Size: 30+

Genre: Semi-Biography

Setting: 1920s, 1930s / USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Bill Jacob, Patti Jacob

Book: Melville Shavelson

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1969)➝


1960s, Biographical, NYC, Obscure, One-Word, PoliticalTrue Story

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