The Golden Apple: Musical Info & Synopsis


The Golden Apple is a musical operetta set in the quaint town of Angel’s Roost. Things get chaotic when Helen, who is married to Menelaus, runs away with Paris, a traveling salesman who was in town to judge a pie bake-off. Ulysses, who just came back from war, goes on a journey to bring Helen back, leaving his wife Penelope behind for ten years. The Golden Apple weaves a whimsical tale of love, adventure, and small-town intrigue.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Golden Age (1954)

Cast Size: 30+

Genre: Dramedy

Setting: 1900s, 1910s / USA (Washington)

Creative Team

Music: Jerome Moross

Libretto: John Latouche

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1966)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


1950s, Classical, Golden Age, Large Cast, OperaticSung-Through

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