Walking Happy: Musical Info & Synopsis


Walking Happy follows the story of a bootmaker named Hobson and his three daughters. When Maggie, the eldest daughter, feels overlooked in matters of love, she sets up her own boot shop, hiring Hobson’s star bootmaker, Will Mossop. Walking Happy showcases Maggie’s transformation and unexpected romance, touching on themes of love, resilience, and the spirit of independence.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1966)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Comedy

Setting: 1880s / England

Creative Team

Music: James Van Heusen

Lyrics: Sammy Cahn

Book: Roger O. Hirson, Ketti Frings

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1966)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1960s, Comedic

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