The Three Musketeers (McGuire)

The Three Musketeers (McGuire)

Rudolf Friml, Clifford Grey, P.G. Wodehouse, William Anthony McGuire, Alexandre Dumas

The Three Musketeers (McGuire)

The Three Musketeers (McGuire)

Rudolf Friml, Clifford Grey, P.G. Wodehouse, William Anthony McGuire, Alexandre Dumas

Overview

Based on Alexandre Dumas' classic 1844 novel, The Three Musketeers is an operetta set in France and England in 1626. It recounts the adventures of a young man named d'Artagnan after he leaves home to become a Musketeer of the Guard during the reign of the French king Louis XIII. The three men of the title are his friends Athos, Porthos and Aramis.

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Details

  • Genre: Adventure, Adaptations (Literature), Period
  • Time Period: 17th Century
  • Cast Attributes: Expandable casting
  • Target Audience: Appropriate for all audiences

Authors

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Rudolf Friml

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Clifford Grey

P.G. Wodehouse

P.G. Wodehouse (1881-1975) and Guy Bolton (1884-1979) were both born in England. They were introduced by Jerome Kern, and he suggested they all work together. They did, tirelessly, and in the beginning of their collaboration wrote nearly one show per month: the famed Princess ...

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William Anthony McGuire

WILLIAM ANTHONY McGUIRE was born in Chicago on July 9, 1885. Although he wrote and directed a few non-musical plays, he was best known for his musicals, especially those produced by Ziegfeld. Three of them – all big hits – opened in 1928: Rosalie, starring Marilyn Miller, The ...

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Alexandre Dumas

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