Of Thee I Sing: Musical Info & Synopsis


Of Thee I Sing is set during a fictional USA election and revolves around presidential candidate John P. Wintergreen and his campaign team. To gain popularity, Wintergreen promises to marry the winner of a beauty pageant. This sets off a series of comedic events as Wintergreen grapples with political and personal challenges that come with his decision. Of Thee I Sing addresses themes of love, democracy, and the quirks of the American political landscape.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Jazz Age (1931)

Cast Size: 35+

Genre: Satire

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

Creative Team

Music: George Gershwin

Lyrics: Ira Gershwin

Book: George S. Kaufman, Morrie Ryskind

Cast Albums

Broadway Cast (1952)➝

Studio Cast (1987)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


1930s, Large Cast, Original, PoliticalSatire

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