Paint Your Wagon: Musical Info & Synopsis


Paint Your Wagon follows the story of Ben Rumson, who strikes gold and discovers the potential for wealth in his town. As the local prospectors navigate the challenges of frontier life, they find solace and camaraderie in unexpected places. Set against the backdrop of the Gold Rush era, Paint Your Wagon weaves a tale of dreams, ambition, and the pursuit of fortune.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Golden Age (1951)

Cast Size: 14+

Genre: Comedy

Setting: 1850s / USA (California)

Creative Team

Music: Frederick Loewe

Lyrics/Book: Alan Jay Lerner

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1951)➝

Encores! Cast (2015)➝


Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


1950s, ComedicCountry, Golden Age, Original, Western

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