The Grand Tour: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

The Grand Tour follows the story of Jacobowsky, a Polish-Jewish refugee, and his companionship with Colonel Stjerbinsky and Marianne. Fleeing the turmoil of World War II, this unlikely trio navigates through Europe, encountering various challenges and misadventures along the way. As they travel together in a dilapidated car, their differences and prejudices are tested, ultimately leading to a transformative journey of friendship and understanding. The Grand Tour explores themes of tolerance and unity, while reminding us of the power of empathy in times of adversity.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1978)

Cast Size: 25+

Genre: Romantic Dramedy

Setting: 1940s / France (Paris, St. Nazaire)


Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Jerry Herman

Book: Michael Stewart, Mark Bramble


Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1979)➝


Links

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


Tags

1970s, Immigration, Large Cast, Rom-Dramedy, War, Weddings


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