Promenade: Musical Info & Synopsis


Promenade is an avant-garde musical that follows the story of two escaped prisoners, known only by their numbers, who navigate a world of absurdity and contradiction. As they journey through “The City”, they interact with everyone from the destitute to the extravagantly wealthy. Promenade touches on themes of truth, wealth, and the human condition, exploring the depths of imagination and reality.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1965)

Cast Size: 17

Genre: Abstract

Setting: N/A / “The City”

Creative Team

Music: Al Carmines

Lyrics/Book: María Irene Fornés

Cast Albums

Original Off-Broadway Cast (1969)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


1960s, Avant-Garde, FolkOperetta, One Word, Original

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