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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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  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    3f
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    • Appropriate for all audiences
Description
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.
History
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. 

Considerations

Performing Groups
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
Cautions
  • Mild Adult Themes

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Specifics

Details

  • Time Period: 1970s

Casting

3f
Cast Attributes
Casting Notes

Plus female chorus

Music

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

Materials

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Full Package:

*Piano/Conductor’s Score (doubling Celeste)
*Keyboard
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)
Trumpet I
Trumpet II
Horn
Trombone I
Trombone II
Violins (3 books)
Celli (2 players - 1 book)
Harp
*Bass
Guitar/Banjo
*Drums
Percussion (Timpani, Xylophone, Glockenspiel, chimes, etc.) (2 books)
11 or 4 Chorus Books
*Reduced Orchestration

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Press

"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

Song Samples

Overture
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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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Shalom
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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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Nelson
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Time Heals Everything
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Mame
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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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Authors

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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Larry Alford

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Wayne Cilento

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