On Your Toes: Musical Info & Synopsis


On Your Toes follows Junior Dolan, a former vaudeville performer turned music teacher, as he teams up with the talented composer Sydney and the lovestruck Frankie. Together, they embark on a mission to sell Sydney’s innovative jazz ballet to a Russian ballet company. And along the way, Junior finds himself entangled with the passionate prima ballerina and unexpected challenges. On Your Toes offers a blend of humor romance, and intrigue, showcasing the magic of collaboration between different art forms.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Jazz Age (1936)

Cast Size: 30+

Genre: Romantic Comedy

Setting: 1930s / Various

Creative Team

Music/Book: Richard Rodgers

Lyrics/Book: Lorenz Hart

Book: George Abbott

Cast Albums

Studio Cast (1952)➝

Broadway Cast (1954)➝

Broadway Cast (1983)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


1930s, Large Cast, Original, Rom-ComSchool

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