They’re Playing Our Song: Musical Info & Synopsis


They’re Playing Our Song follows the relationship between songwriters Sonia Walsk and Vernon Gersch. Set against the backdrop of their music collaboration, the story unfolds as they navigate the challenges of love, creativity, and personal quirks. They’re Playing Our Song is inspired by the real-life professional and romantic partnership of Marvin Hamlisch and Carole Bayer Sager, and the musical explores the complexities of relationships in the world of show business.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1978)

Cast Size: 9

Genre: Romance

Setting: 1970s / USA (California, NYC)

Creative Team

Music: Marvin Hamlisch

Lyrics: Carole Bayer Sager

Book: Neil Simon

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1979)➝

Original London Cast (1980)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


1970s, Dating, DiscoRomanticTrue Story

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