Maggie Flynn: Musical Info & Synopsis


Maggie Flynn tells the story of Maggie, an Irish woman dedicated to running a home for Black children orphaned by the Civil War. However, Maggie’s life takes a turn when her husband abandons her to join the circus. After Maggie finds love again with Colonel John Farraday, and the two become engaged, her ex-husband reappears, determined to win back his wife. Maggie Flynn is an exploration of resilience, forgiveness, and the power of love amidst adversity.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1968)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Drama

Setting: 1860s / USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics/Book: Hugo Peretti, Luigi Creatore, George David Weiss

Book: Morton DaCosta

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1968)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


1960s, Child Roles, Dramatic, HistoricalTrue Story, War

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