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Summer of '42 - Full Length Musical

Summer of '42

Herman Raucher, David Kirshenbaum, Hunter Foster

Full Length Musical

5m, 4f

ISBN: 9780822218784

It's the summer of 1942…America is at war; men line up by the thousand…

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Full Length Musical


Bare Stage/Simple Set

"Painted with pastels, awash in remembrance and melancholy, and humming with palliating jingles [SUMMER OF '42] arrived…timely in its way." —NY Times. "SUMMER OF '42, a wistful breezy musical adaptation of the 1971 coming-of-age film…at its core it's a gentle and nostalgic take on one boy's poignant friendship with a beautiful older woman." —NY Daily News. "The new musical adaptation…emerges as a work of engaging substance as well as consider-able charm…" —Variety. "…a wryly funny portrait of adolescent curiosity…" —Wall Street Journal.


5m, 4f


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David  Kirshenbaum

David Kirshenbaum

David Kirshenbaum has written the music and lyrics for Vanities, A New Musical (book by Jack Heifner) and Summer of '42 (book by Hunter Foster) off-Broadway, Party Come Here (book by Daniel Goldfarb) at Williamstown Theatre Festival, and the holiday musical Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus (book by Myles McDonnell).  Regional theatres that have produced his work include Goodspeed ... view full profile

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Hunter Foster

Hunter Foster

Hunter Foster is an Artistic Associate at Bucks County Playhouse where he has directed Company, Ain't Misbehavin', The Buddy Holly Story, National Pastime, The Rocky Horror Show (2013, 2014 and 2016), Summer of '42, and It's a Wonderful Life. His other directing credits include Cabaret, My Fair Lady (Cape Playhouse), Grease (North Carolina Theatre), Spamalot (Casa Manana) and has directed ... view full profile

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