One Touch of Venus weaves together elements of mythology, romance, and comedy. The story centers around Rodney Hatch, a humble barber who accidentally brings to life a statue of Venus from an art museum. Venus, curious and 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.
Musical Type: Golden Age (1943)
Cast Size: 15+
Setting: 1940s / USA (NYC)
Music: Kurt Weill
Lyrics/Book: Ogden Nash
Book: S.J. Perelman
Licensing: Music Theatre International➝
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