Dames at Sea

by  Jim Wise, George Haimsohn, Robin Miller

Full Length Musical, Comedy  /  4m, 3f

"A winner! A gem of a musical!" - The New York Times

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    4m, 3f
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  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

A long-running hit Off Broadway that brought stardom to Bernadette Peters, this campy show is based on the nostalgia of Hollywood musicals of the '30s. It's big-time New York, into which sweet little Ruby from faraway Hometown, U.S.A. has come to make it big on Broadway. Who should she chance to meet but another boy from Hometown, U.S.A.: Dick, a sailor, who also has ambitions as a songwriter. Ruby begins in the chorus, and by the end of the day, in true Hollywood fashion, Dick saves her doomed Broadway show with a smash tune, as Ruby becomes a star on the deck of a battleship, which just happens to be passing by. Selected as "Best Musical of the Year" by Time, Newsweek, and the Outer Critics Circle.
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Accolades

  • Winner! Outer Critics Circle Best New Musical Award, From Off-Broadway

Reviews

"An instant hit." - United Press International

"A winner! A gem of a musical!" - The New York Times

Videos

  • Dames at Sea - Broadway Revival Teaser
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Production

Details

  • Time Period: 1930s

Song Samples

Overture
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Wall Street
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It's You
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Broadway Baby
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That Mister of Mine
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Choo-Choo Honeymoon
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The Sailor of My Dreams
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Good Times Are Here to Stay
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Dames at Sea
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The Beguine
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Raining in My Heart
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Singapore Sue
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There's Something About You
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The Echo Waltz
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Star Tar
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Let's Have a Simple Wedding
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Casting

4m, 3f
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Cast Attributes

  • Expandable casting
  • Room for Extras

Casting Notes

The producer may at his own option augment the cast with a female, male, or mixed chorus of any number of members for any number of production routines up to nine.

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Full Package

1 Piano I/Conductor Score Act 1
1 Piano I/Conductor Score Act 2
10 Chorus Books

Reed I (Alto Saxophone, Clarinet)
Reed II
Trumpet
Percussion (Vibraphone, Xylophone, Drums)
Piano II
Violin A & B
Violin C
Bass

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Authors

Jim Wise

Jim Wise

George Haimsohn

George Haimsohn

Robin Miller

Robin Miller

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