Seventeen: Musical Info & Synopsis


Seventeen follows the lovestruck Willie Baxter, who becomes captivated by the charming Lola Pratt during her summer visit. Willie goes to great lengths to win her affections, even putting on his father’s oversized suit in an attempt to impress her. However, as summer comes to an end, Lola must leave the city. Seventeen explores the journey of young love and the bittersweet lessons that come with its fleeting nature.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Golden Age (1951)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Romantic Comedy

Setting: 1900s / USA (Indiana)

Creative Team

Music: Walter Kent

Lyrics: Kim Gannon

Book: Sally Benson

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1951)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


1950s, Based on a Book, Golden Age, One-Word, Rom-Com, Summer

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