The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas takes place in the fictional Chicken Ranch, a well-established brothel in a small Texas town. The story unfolds as the town’s sheriff, Ed Earl Dodd, and Miss Mona Stangley, the madam of the brothel, navigate the challenges presented when the Ranch is threatened to shut down. The musical explores themes of morality, freedom, and the clash between conservative values and personal choices.


Musical Information

Parental Warning: Adult Themes/Content

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1978)

Cast Size: 25+

Genre: Comedy

Setting: 1930s, 1970s / USA (Texas)


Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Carol Hall

Book: Larry L. King, Peter Masterson


Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1978)➝

Touring Cast (2001)➝


Links

Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


Tags

1970s, Comedic, Country, Large Cast, Political, Tap Dance


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