Don't Hug Me, We're Married
by Phil Olson, Paul Olson
Full Length Musical, Comedy / 3m, 2f
Book & Lyrics by Phil Olson
Music by Paul Olson
Don't Hug Me, We’re Married is the fifth in the smash hit Don't Hug Me series of musical comedies. The others include Don’t Hug Me, A Don’t Hug Me Christmas Carol, A Don’t Hug Me County Fair and Don’t Hug Me, I’m Pregnant, also available from Samuel French! The Don’t Hug Memusicals are all stand alone musicals. You do not have to see them in any particular order to fully enjoy them.
Featuring 16 original songs including, “The Marriage Test,” “Marriage is Forever,” “Lower Expectations,” “I’m Gettin’ Hitched,” “The Day That Bob Dylan Was Here,” “It’s All Comin’ Together” and “We’re All Gonna Die.”
Don't Hug Me, We’re Married is the fifth in the smash hit Don't Hug Me series of musical comedies. The others include Don’t Hug Me, A Don’t Hug Me Christmas Carol, A Don’t Hug Me County Fair and Don’t Hug Me, I’m Pregnant, also available from Samuel French! The Don’t Hug Me musicals are all stand alone musicals. You do not have to see them in any particular order to fully enjoy them.
"It has it all…romance, sidesplitting comedy, great musical numbers, and just down right good fun. " - NoHoArtsDistrict.com
"Its high point is entertainment with a barrel of laughs..." – B'way World
"The entire cast is SHEER COMEDIC PERFECTION… " – Tolucan Times
"…a wonderful montage of song, dance, humor…" LA Examiner
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Don’t Hug Us, We’re Brothers
by Phil Olsen and Paul Olsen
April 30, 2012
- Mild Adult Themes
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- Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day, New Millennium/21st Century
- Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
- Setting: Late June at The Bunyan, a little bar in a small northern Minnesota town called Bunyan Bay.
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
- Musical Style: Classic Broadway
- Vocal Demands: Easy
- Orchestra Size: Piano Only
- Chorus Size: No Chorus
GUNNER JOHNSON - Clara's husband. Strong willed co-owner of The Bunyan. A north woods Archie Bunker.
BERNICE LUNDSTROM - Pretty, young, wholesome, innocent, waitress at The Bunyan. Dreams of going to Broadway.
KANUTE GUNDERSON - Oblivious, dense, harmless, full of himself business owner.
AARVID GISSELSEN SLICK - Fast-talking karaoke salesman. A north woods "Music Man."
TRIGGER JOHNSON - Gunner's twin sister. Played by Gunner. A forest ranger, Doesn't get along with Gunner. Feminine, likes to hug, the opposite of Gunner. She desperately wants to find a man.
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The role of Trigger Johnson is doubled by the same actor playing Gunner Johnson.
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