Love Songs: A Musical

by  Steve Cagan

Full Length Musical, Dramatic Comedy  /  3m, 3f

"How wonderful...it really is terrific!" - Marvin Hamlisch

"Truly, the harmonic color and lyrical poetry make this an extraordinary achievement."- Michael Feinstein

This inspiring love story follows the lives of three couples as they deal with the ins-and-outs of relationships and commitment.

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Love Songs: A Musical

by  Steve Cagan

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m, 3f
  • Duration

    Duration

    120 minutes (2 hours)
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Romantic Comedy
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

Love Songs is a truly extraordinary musical theatre experience, the return of romance to the stage! Believe in the healing power of love and romance once again. Steven Cagan's glorious work expresses the truth, beauty and hopefulness that we all strive for in this journey called life through the story of three couples. Jeremy is stuck out of town on a business trip for Roy's ad agency, trying frantically to get back in time for his nuptials. His betrothed, Gaby, is anxious for him to return. Sarah, who has been engaged to Ben for six years, is weary of his failure to commit to her. Ben has been idealizing a kind of love that does not really exist. Roy and Rose, lovers for many years, just enjoy themselves. How will their stories work out? Love Songs is timeless in its appeal. Let there be harmony evermore!
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Reviews

"How wonderful...it really is terrific!" - Marvin Hamlisch

"Truly, the harmonic color and lyrical poetry make this an extraordinary achievement."- Michael Feinstein

"Love Songs - A Musical embraces essential contemporary relationships with humor and compassion. The songs are memorable, the stories are timeless." - Lynne Taylor-Corbett

Love Songs is filled with joyful, heartfelt, lyrical songs, characters you’ll laugh with and care about, a story recognizable to anyone seeking love while coping with life in the 21st century.” – John Neville-Andrews, University Of Michigan Festival Of New Works Review

“Broadway can always use a show that makes people feel good and that is what Love Songs does.” – Call Me Adam (Broadway Blog)

“Sumptuous words, rapturous phrases…How often does one have the opportunity to witness the birth of a genuine impending Broadway Triumph?” – Buck-ing Trends (Entertainment News Blog)

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Large Stage

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

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Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Setting: Here & Now - A Resort Hotel in Late July.
  • Additional Features: Not Applicable
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

  • Musical Style: Classic Broadway, Operetta
  • Vocal Demands: Moderate
  • Orchestra Size: Piano Only
  • Chorus Size: No Chorus

Casting

3m, 3f
GABY BENNETT - The Bride, a college senior, voice major, early 20s
JEREMY DAWSON - The Groom, a sales rep for Roy’s agency, early 20s
SARAH BENNETT - Gaby’s sister & maid of honor, early 30s
BEN JACOBSON - Sarah’s longtime fiancé, a college poetry professor, early 30s
ROSE CARLIN - Roy’s longtime paramour, early 40s
ROY HARNELL - Jeremy’s boss & best man, early 40s
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Cast Attributes

  • Ensemble cast

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Authors

Steve Cagan

Steve Cagan is a seasoned and accomplished composer, musician, musical director, arranger, and conductor. From musical director for the First National Company of Dreamgirls, starring the extraordinary Jennifer Holliday, to composing, arranging, and conducting for some of the great performers o ...

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Love Songs - A Musical was first presented as a workshop performance at the Madrid Theatre in Canoga Park, California on December 15, 2005. It was directed by Doug Walter. The musical was revived at Feinstein's at Loews Regency in New York City on August 26, 2012. It was directed by Lynne Taylor-Corbett.

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