Seven Brides for Seven Brothers: Musical Info & Synopsis


Seven Brides for Seven Brothers tells the story of Adam Pontipee, who marries Milly, a young woman from town. Upon bringing Milly to his remote cabin, Milly discovers that Adam has six unruly brothers. Determined to civilize them, Milly teaches the brothers manners and introduces them to the art of romance, ultimately leading them to set out to find their own brides. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers touches on themes of love, family, and the beauty of change.

Musical Information

Musical Type: 1954 Film/Pre-Contemporary Musical (1982)

Cast Size: 25+

Genre: Romantic Comedy / Western

Setting: 1850s / USA (Oregon)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Gene de Paul, Al Kasha, Joel Hirschhorn

Lyrics: Johnny Mercer

Book: Lawrence Kasha, David Landay

Cast Albums

Original London Cast (1985)➝

Studio Cast (2015)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1980s, Based on a Movie, Large Cast, Rom-Com, Spring, WeddingsWestern

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