On the Town is set during World War II in NYC and follows the escapades of three sailors on a 24-hour shore leave. As they explore the city that never sleeps, each sailor falls in love with a different woman, leading to a whirlwind of romance, comedy, and dance numbers. With the backdrop of wartime uncertainty, On the Town celebrates the joy of living in the moment and seizing opportunities for happiness.
Musical Type: Golden Age (1944)
Cast Size: 25+
Music: Leonard Bernstein
Lyrics/Book: Betty Comden, Adolph Green
Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝
Sheet Music: Amazon➝
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