One Touch of Venus: Musical Info & Synopsis


One Touch of Venus centers around Rodney Hatch, a humble barber who accidentally brings to life a statue of Venus from an art museum. Venus, charmed by the world, attempts to embark on a romantic adventure with Rodney. However, things are complicated by the fact that Rodney is engaged. One Touch of Venus is an exploration of love, the divine, and the randomness of life, weaving together elements of classic mythology.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Golden Age (1943)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Fantasy / Romantic Comedy

Setting: 1940s / USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music: Kurt Weill

Lyrics/Book: Ogden Nash

Book: S.J. Perelman

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1943)➝

Studio Cast (2014)➝


Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


1940s, Based on a Book, Fantasy, Golden Age, MagicRom-Com

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