The New Yorkers: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

The New Yorkers is set in New York City during the Prohibition era and revolves around Alice Wentworth, a wealthy socialite. Although she is engaged to a British aristocrat, she falls for a charismatic bootlegger named Al Spanish. As the characters navigate love triangles, mistaken identities, and the speakeasy scene, The New Yorkers serves as a satirical commentary on the social dynamics of the time.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Jazz Age (1930)

Cast Size: 10+

Genre: Satire

Setting: 1920s / USA (NYC)


Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Cole Porter

Book: Herbert Fields


Cast Albums

Encores! Cast (2017)➝


Resources

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


Tags

1930s, NYC, Satire


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