The Will Rogers Follies: Musical Info & Synopsis


The Will Rogers Follies is structured similarly to a Ziegfeld Follies-style revue. The musical explores key moments in Will Rogers’ life, from his early days as a cowboy and rope performer to his rise as a radio personality, film star, and beloved commentator. The Will Rogers Follies captures the spirit of the Follies era and pays homage to Will Rogers’ enduring popularity.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1991)

Cast Size: 25+

Genre: Comedy

Setting: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s / USA

Creative Team

Music: Cy Coleman

Lyrics: Betty Comden, Adolph Green

Book: Peter Stone

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1991)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1990s, Child Roles, Comedic, Country, Large Cast, Metamusical, Tap DanceTony AwardTrue Story

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