State Fair: Musical Info & Synopsis


State Fair follows the Frake family’s annual visit to the Iowa State Fair in the 1940s. As each family member pursues their own stories and adventures at the fair, romance blossoms, dreams are made, and the family discovers the joy of unexpected opportunities. State Fair explores themes of love, ambition, and the simple pleasures of life.

Musical Information

Musical Type: 1945 Film/Pre-Contemporary Musical (1996)

Cast Size: 25+

Genre: Romantic Comedy

Setting: 1940s / USA (Iowa)

Creative Team

Music: Richard Rodgers

Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II

Book: Tom Briggs, Louis Mattioli

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1996)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1990s, Child Role, Large Cast, Rom-Com, Spring

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