New Girl in Town: Musical Info & Synopsis


New Girl in Town follows the story of Anna, a young woman who returns to her father’s home after years spent away in St. Paul, Missouri. Despite her past struggles, Anna hopes to start anew. However, her efforts are complicated by the arrival of a charismatic sailor named Mat, who awakens feelings in her that she thought were long buried. New Girl in Town explores themes of redemption, love, and the search for identity in a changing world.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Golden Age (1957)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Romantic Dramedy

Setting: 1890s, 1900s, 1910s / USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Bob Merrill

Book: George Abbott

Cast Albums

Original Cast (1957)➝


Licensing: Music Theatre International➝


1950s, Golden Age, Obscure, Rom-Dramedy, Summer

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