Where’s Charley?: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Where’s Charley? revolves around Charley Wykeham, a charismatic young man who becomes entangled in a series of comedic mishaps. When Charley disguises himself as his wealthy aunt so that he and his friend can pursue romance, mistaken identities and misunderstandings ensue. Where’s Charley? is comedic romp that weaves humor and farce into a twist-filled narrative.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Golden Age (1948)

Cast Size: 12+

Genre: Farce

Setting: 1890s / England


Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Frank Loesser

Book: George Abbott


Cast Albums

Original London Cast (1958)➝


Resources

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


Tags

1940s, College, Golden Age, School


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