Mr. Saturday Night: Musical Info & Synopsis


Mr. Saturday Night follows the ups and downs of Buddy Young Jr., a seasoned stand-up comedian, as he reflects on his life in show business. The musical spans Buddy’s early years in vaudeville to his rise to fame on television and the challenges he faces along the way. As Buddy navigates the evolving landscape of entertainment, Mr. Saturday Night explores themes of family, ambition, and the cost of success.

Musical Information

Parental Warning: Adult Themes/Content

Musical Type: Contemporary (2021)

Cast Size: 8

Genre: Dramedy

Setting: 1940s, 1950s, 1990s / USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music: Jason Robert Brown

Lyrics: Amanda Green

Book: Billy Crystal, Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2022)➝


2020s, Jazz

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