The Pajama Game: Musical Info & Synopsis


The Pajama Game unfolds in the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory, where labor disputes and love affairs take center stage. The story revolves around Babe Williams, a union representative, and Sid Sorokin, the new factory superintendent. As tension rises between management and workers over a 7.5-cent pay raise, romantic sparks fly between Babe and Sid. The Pajama Game explores themes of love, labor, and the struggle for fair treatment in the workplace.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Golden Age (1954)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Romantic Comedy

Setting: 1950s / USA (Iowa)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Richard Adler, Jerry Ross

Book: George Abbott, Richard Bissell

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1954)➝

Studio Cast (1996)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1950s, Based on a Book, Golden Age, Rom-ComTony Award

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