Panama Hattie: Musical Info & Synopsis


Panama Hattie tells the story of Hattie Maloney, a nightclub owner and performer who ends up finding herself in an extremely unexpected situation. As Hattie endeavors to navigate her engagement and rocky relationship with her soon-to-be stepdaughter, the musical explores themes of family, class divides, and the impact of the war on relationships.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Golden Age (1940)

Cast Size: 23

Genre: Romantic Comedy

Setting: 1940s / Panama Canal

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Cole Porter

Book: Herbert Fields, B.G. DeSylva

Cast Albums

Selections from Panama Hattie (1950)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


1940s, Child Role, Female Lead, Golden Age, Rom-Com

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