Mexican Hayride: Musical Info & Synopsis


Mexican Hayride follows Joe Bascom, an American on the run from the FBI. When he suddenly becomes a hero after a bullfighting event, Joe teams up with a speculator to create a national lottery, leading to a series of misadventures and creative disguises to evade the authorities. Mexican Hayride is a comedic romp filled with adventure, romance, and unexpected surprises.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Golden Age (1944)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Comedy

Setting: Mexico

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Cole Porter

Book: Herbert Fields, Dorothy Fields

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1944)➝


1940s, Comedic, Golden Age

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