The Unsinkable Molly Brown: Musical Info


Synopsis:

The Unsinkable Molly Brown tells the story of Molly, a spirited young woman from the early 1900s. As Molly’s journey unfolds, she becomes a saloon singer and falls in love with Johnny Brown, who believes she is the woman he’s destined to marry. Their relationship faces challenges as Molly seeks social acceptance, eventually leading them into the glamorous world of Denver’s elite. Her journey takes a dramatic turn when she decides to sail home on the RMS Titanic.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1960)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Semi-Biography / Western

Setting: 1900s, 1910s / France (Paris), Monte Carlo, USA (Colorado, Missouri), At Sea


Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Meredith Willson

Book: Richard Morris


Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1960)➝

Off-Broadway Cast (2022)➝


Resources

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


Tags

1960s, Biographical, Country, Female Lead, Royalty, Travel, Western


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