Let ‘Em Eat Cake: Musical Info & Synopsis


Let ‘Em Eat Cake is a satirical sequel to Of Thee I Sing. The story continues with John P. Wintergreen, the former President of the United States, who has lost his bid for re-election. Frustrated by his defeat, he decides to lead a revolution and overthrow the government. Let ‘Em Eat Cake explores themes of power, rebellion, and the consequences of political decisions, poking fun at the complexities of democracy.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Jazz Age (1933)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Satire

Setting: 1930s / USA (NYC, Washington, D.C.)

Creative Team

Music: George Gershwin

Lyrics: Ira Gershwin

Book: George S. Kaufman, Morrie Ryskind

Cast Albums

Studio Cast (1987)➝


1930s, PoliticalSatire

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