Jerry's Girls

Jerry Herman, Larry Alford, Wayne Cilento

Full Length Musical, Comedy  /  3f

Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Concepts by Larry Alford, Wayne Cilento and Jerry Herman

"A brilliantly lively and scintillating evening of cabaret." - The New York Times

"Warm, witty, lively and terrific!" - Associated Press

"A show of tremendous musicality and great wit." - Variety

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This Broadway hit features all the best songs for women from such immortal musicals as Mame, Hello Dolly!, Milk and Honey, Mack and Mabel, A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine and La Cage Aux Folles.
Jerry's Girls was first presented on Broadway at the St. James Theatre in December of 1985. It was directed by Larry Alford and starred Dorothy Loudon, Chita Rivera, and Leslie Uggams. 


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  • College Theatre / Student
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  • Professional Theatre
  • Mild Adult Themes

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  • Time Period: 1970s


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Plus female chorus


  • Musical Style: Pop/Rock
  • Vocal Demands: Moderate
  • Orchestra Size: Medium



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*Piano/Conductor’s Score (doubling Celeste)
Reed I (Flute, Piccolo, Clarinet, Alto & Soprano Saxophones)
Reed II (Flute, Piccolo, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone)
Reed III (Oboe, English Horn)
Reed IV (Flute, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone)
Reed V (Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone, Bassoon)
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Trumpet II
Trombone I
Trombone II
Violins (3 books)
Celli (2 players - 1 book)
Percussion (Timpani, Xylophone, Glockenspiel, chimes, etc.) (2 books)
11 or 4 Chorus Books
*Reduced Orchestration

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"A brilliantly lively and scintillating evening of cabaret." - The New York Times

"Warm, witty, lively and terrific!" -Associated Press

"A show of tremendous musicality and great wit." - Variety

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It Takes a Woman / Put on Your Sunday Clothes
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It Only Takes a Moment
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Whatever He Ain't
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We Need a Little Christmas
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I Won't Send Roses
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Tap Your Troubles Away
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Bosom Buddies
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Take It All Off
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Milk and Honey
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Show Tune
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If He Walked into My Life
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Hello, Dolly!
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Just Go to the Movies
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Look What Happened to Mabel
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Time Heals Everything
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Kiss Her Now
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That's How Young I Feel
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Gooch's Song
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Before the Parade Passes
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I Don't Want to Know
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Jerry's New Girl / La Cage Aux Folles
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Song on the Sand
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I Am What I Am
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The Best of Times
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Jerry's Turn
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Jerry Herman

Hello, Dolly!, Mame, and La Cage Aux Folles are home to some of the most popular, most-often performed and most successful musical hero(in)es of all time, and have given Jerry Herman the distinction of being the only composer/lyricist in history to have had three musicals that ran more t ...

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