Dames at Sea


Dames at Sea

Full-Length Musical, Comedy  /  3f, 4m

George Haimsohn, Robin Miller, Jim Wise

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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    3f, 4m
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  • Winner! Outer Critics Circle Best New Musical Award, From Off-Broadway
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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.
Cast Attributes
  • Expandable casting
  • Room for Extras
  • Time Period 1930s
  • Cautions
    • No Special Cautions


"An instant hit." - United Press International

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


  • Dames at Sea - Broadway Revival Teaser


  • Dames at Sea

    Image: Paul Kennedy

  • Dames at Sea

    Image: Jeremy Daniel


Song Samples

Wall Street
It's You
Broadway Baby
That Mister of Mine
Choo-Choo Honeymoon
The Sailor of My Dreams
Good Times Are Here to Stay
Dames at Sea
The Beguine
Raining in My Heart
Singapore Sue
There's Something About You
The Echo Waltz
Star Tar
Let's Have a Simple Wedding
Piano 1-Conductor

Reed 1 (Alto Saxophone, Clarinet)
Reed 2
Percussion (Vibraphone, Xylophone, Drums)
Piano 2
Violin A & B
Violin C


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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
1 Piano 1-Conductor (Act 1)
1 Piano 1-Conductor (Act 2)
10 Vocal Books


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George Haimsohn


Robin Miller


Jim Wise


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