Whoop-Up: Musical Info & Synopsis


Whoop-Up takes place at a roadhouse situated on a Native American reservation in Montana, where Glenda, the pragmatic owner, eagerly anticipates the return of her cowboy sweetheart, Joe Champlain. However, Glenda and Joe’s reunion doesn’t go as planned, leading to a chaotic showdown. Whoop-Up is a dramedy filled with romance, mishaps, and unexpected twists.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Golden Age (1958)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Dramedy

Setting: 1950s / USA (Montana)

Creative Team

Music: Mark Charlap

Lyrics: Norman Gimbel

Book: Cy Feuer, Ernest Martin

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1958)➝


1950s, Based on a Book, Golden Age, Jazz, Obscure

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