Dames at Sea

George Haimsohn, Robin Miller, Jim Wise

Full Length Musical, Comedy  /  3f, 4m

Book and Lyrics by George Haimsohn and Robin Miller
Music by Jim Wise

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

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  • Cast Size
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    3f, 4m
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  • Audience
    Target Audience
    • Adult
  • Winner! Outer Critics Circle Best New Musical Award, From Off-Broadway
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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  • Time Period: 1930s


3f, 4m
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 1-Conductor (Act 1)
1 Piano 1-Conductor (Act 2)
10 Vocal Books

1 Reed 1
1 Reed 2
1 Trumpet
1 Percussion
1 Piano 2
1 Violin A & B
1 Violin C
1 Bass

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"An instant hit." - United Press International

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

Song Samples

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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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