Sweet Charity: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Sweet Charity follows the adventures of Charity Hope Valentine, a hopeful dance hall hostess 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)➝


Links

Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


Tags

1960s, Based on a Movie, Classic, Female Lead, PopularRomance


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