One Touch of Venus: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

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 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)➝


Links

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝


Tags

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


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