Redhead: Musical Info & Synopsis


Redhead unfolds in the Simpson Sisters Wax Museum, where Essie Whimple works under the guidance of her two aunts. When Inspector White and Tom Baxter enter the scene, Essie finds herself drawn to Tom, concocting a tale about having the missing information he seeks. Redhead unfolds with humor, romance, and intrigue, all against the backdrop of Victorian London.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Golden Age (1959)

Cast Size: 14+

Genre: Murder Mystery

Setting: 1900s / England (London)

Creative Team

Music: Albert Hague

Lyrics/Book: Dorothy Fields

Book: Herbert Fields, Sidney Sheldon, David Shaw

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1959)➝


Licensing: Music Theatre International➝


1950s, Golden Age, Mystery, One-Word, Original, Tony Award

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