The Drowsy Chaperone revolves around a theatre enthusiast known as the Man in Chair. Seeking solace from a dreary day, he plays the record of his favorite 1928 musical, The Drowsy Chaperone, which magically comes to life in his apartment. The musical within the musical unfolds as a wedding-day romp, complete with mistaken identities, gangsters posing as pastry chefs, and a chaperone who enjoys her cocktails a bit too much. Throughout, the Man in Chair provides commentary, sharing his love for musical theater and adding an element of humor and nostalgia.
Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1998)
Cast Size: 14+
Music/Lyrics: Lisa Lambert, Greg Morrison
Book: Bob Martin, Don McKellar
Audition Songs: Theatre Trip
Licensing: Music Theatre International➝
Sheet Music: Amazon➝
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