Roadside: Musical Info & Synopsis


Roadside transports audiences back to the era of the Wild West against the backdrop of a traveling tent show. The story follows Pap Raider and his daughter Hannie as they navigate the challenges of frontier life. With suitors like the persistent farmer Buzzey and the rebellious cowboy Texas vying for Hannie’s affection, hilarity ensues. Roadside is a western-style musical touching on themes of courtship, individualism, and family dynamics.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2001)

Cast Size: 10+

Genre: Western

Setting: 1900s / USA

Creative Team

Music: Harvey Schmidt

Lyrics/Book: Tom Jones

Cast Albums

Original Off-Broadway Cast (2001)➝


Licensing: Music Theatre International➝


2000s, Country, One-Word, Western

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