Sweet Charity: Musical Info & Synopsis


Sweet Charity follows the adventures of Charity Hope Valentine, a hopeful dance hall hostess who is looking for love and a better life. Despite disappointments in her romantic endeavors, Charity remains resilient and continues to search for her happily ever after. Along the way, she learns valuable lessons about self-worth and the true meaning of love. Sweet Charity touches on themes of self-discovery, friendship, and the pursuit of dreams.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1966)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Romantic Dramedy

Setting: 1960s / USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music: Cy Coleman

Lyrics: Dorothy Fields

Book: Neil Simon

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1966)➝

Original London Cast (1967)➝

Studio Cast (1995)➝

Broadway Cast (2005)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1960s, Based on a Movie, Classic, Female Lead, Popular, Rom-Dramedy

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