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Saloonkeeper's Daughter, The - Full Length Musical, Melodrama

Saloonkeeper's Daughter, The

Dave Reiser, Jack Sharkey

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Full Length Musical, Melodrama

6m, 6f

ISBN: 9780573618680

Book, Music and Lyrics by Jack Sharkey and Dave Reiser
Your delighted audience will have ample opportunity to cheer, hiss and boo - all to musical cues - in this romp through melodrama land. The insane plot, 19 delightful musical numbers, asides to the audience and the hilarious comeuppance of the villain make this show a classic.

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Description

Full Length Musical

Melodrama

Farce, Period

120 minutes (2 hours)

Time Period - Wild West

Settings Of Play - The Wild West. Not too very long ago.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Local Celebrity Cameo, Physical Comedy

Unit Set/Multiple Settings

Period Costumes

CAUTIONS

Alcohol

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre

Your delighted audience will have ample opportunity to cheer, hiss and boo - all to musical cues - in this romp through melodrama land with memorable characters including Mannly Rasch (villain), Red White (the saloonkeeper), Lily (his daughter), Parson Kindly and his daughter Charity, saloon girls Cinnamon, Sally and Molly, prospector Grimes, Seedy Shlepper (Manly's stooge) and, of course, hero Rusty Witts (stalwart, but stupid). The insane plot, 19 delightful musical numbers, asides to the audience and the hilarious comeuppance of the villain make this show a classic.

Characters

CASTING

6m, 6f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Ensemble cast, Flexible casting

CASTING NOTES

"From the listing above, the cast consists of 7 men and 5 women; from the listing in the Samuel French catalog, the cast consists of 6 men and 6 women. The catalog listing is absolutely right. Trust us." - The Authors

CHORUS SIZE

No Chorus

RED WHITE - proprietor of a western saloon
GRIMY GEEZER - an old prospector
SEEDY SHLEPPER - a regular customer
CHARITY KINDLY - the local preacher's daughter
BLACKIE WHITE - Red's weak and wishy-washy son
CINNAMON HICKEY - a song-and-dance lady
SALLY FORTH - another song-and-dance lady
MOLLY BOLT - still another song-and-dance lady
MANNLY RASCH - a totally despicable villain
LILY WHITE - Blackie's sister and Red's daughter
PARSON KINDLY - the nicest man in town
RUSTY WITTS - a young, tall, handsome, etc., cowboy
Rental Materials

SIZE OF ORCHESTRA

Piano Only

MUSICAL STYLE

Country/Western, N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

13 Piano/Vocal Scores
Author(s)
Jack Sharkey

Jack Sharkey

Jack Sharkey (1931-1992) was born on May 6, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois. He began writing when he was 10 years old. He graduated from college with a BA in the Creative Writing Field of the English major. After that, he taught school for two years from 1953 to 1955. In mid-1955, Mr. Sharkey enlisted in the Army. He served at Sandia Base, New Mexico as a Special Services worker. He wrote, produced, ... view full profile

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