Promises, Promises: Musical Info & Synopsis


Promises, Promises tells the story of Chuck Baxter, an ambitious employee at a large insurance company, who lends his apartment to his superiors for their extramarital affairs in the hope of climbing the corporate ladder. Chuck’s plans take an unexpected turn when he discovers that one of the women involved is Fran Kubelik, the elevator girl he’s been pining for. Promises, Promises explores themes of love, ambition, and the moral dilemmas faced in pursuit of success.

Musical Information

Parental Warning: Adult Themes/Content

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1968)

Cast Size: 25+

Genre: Dramedy

Setting: 1960s / USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music: Burt Bacharach

Lyrics: Hal David

Book: Neil Simon

Cast Albums

Broadway Cast (2010)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


1960s, Based on a Movie, Christmas, Satire, Sports

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