Noel and Gertie: An Entertainment Devised by Sheridan Morley with the Words and Music of Noel Coward

Full-Length Musical, Drama  /  1w, 1m

Jonathan Cohen, Sheridan Morley, Noël Coward

Noel and Gertie (libretto)
Devised by Sheridan Morley
Words and music by Noel Coward
Arrangements by Jonathan Cohen

Noel and Gertie is an entertainment for two actors and a pianist from Sheridan Morley, the writer, theatre critic and broadcaster who was also the biographer of both Noel Coward and Gertrude Lawrance. '

Noel and Gertie: An Entertainment Devised by Sheridan Morley with the Words and Music of Noel Coward

  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    1w, 1m
  • SubGenre
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Appropriate for all audiences


An entertainment devised by the writer, theatre critic and broadcaster Sheridan Morley, drawn from the songs, letters, poems, films and diaries of Noel Coward. Performed in the West End at the Comedy Theatre starring Patricia Hodge and Simon Cadell, and at the Duke of York with Edward Petherbridge and Susan Hampshire.
  • Time Period 1930s
  • Cautions
    • No Special Cautions


"Songs and extracts from plays, together with beautifully chosen linking material taken from the letters and the like, weave a complex portrait of a relationship which seems like a real-life love story." - New York Post
"Substantial, touc


  • Vocal DemandsModerate
  • Orchestra Size Small/Combo

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3 Piano-Vocal

This title is orchestrated for Piano Only.



Jonathan Cohen


Sheridan Morley

Noël Coward

Noël Peirce Coward was born in 1899 and made his professional stage debut as Prince Mussel in The Goldfish at the age of 12, leading to many child actor appearances over the next few years. His breakthrough in playwriting was the controversial The Vortex (1924), which feature ...

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