Pump Boys and Dinettes
Full Length Musical, Dramatic Comedy / 4m, 2f
"Both musically and theatrically, a triumph of ensemble playing. It doesn't merely celebrate the value of friendship and life's simple pleasures, it embodies them." - The New York Times
"Totally terrific...It is such fun." - The New York Times
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- NOMINEE! 1982 Tony Award for Best Musical
NOMINEE! 1982 Drama Desk Awards for Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Lyrics and Outstanding Music.
Reviews"Both musically and theatrically, a triumph of ensemble playing. It doesn't merely celebrate the value of friendship and life's simple pleasures, it embodies them." - The New York Times
"Totally terrific...It is such fun." - The New York Post
"A gasser, with buoyant, earthy humor." - New York Daily News
"Totally delightful." - Newsweek
"When the inevitable "closing time' comes along, you'll wish you could stay a while longer." - Christian Science Monitor
- Mild Adult Themes
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- Time Period: Present Day
- Duration: 105 Minutes
- Setting: The present. Highway 57 - somewhere between Frog Level and Smyrna.
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
- Musical Style: Pop/Rock, Country/Western
- Orchestra Size: Small/Combo
- Chorus Size: No Chorus
L.M. - Piano/Accordian
PRUDIE CUPP - Percussion
RHETTA CUPP - Percussion
EDDIE - Bass
JIM - Rhythm Guitar
- Ensemble cast
Music Material Rental Packages
12 Full Scores (cued for 2 Acoustic Guitars, Electric Bass, Piano, Sticks and Tambourine and vocal)
Pump Boys and Dinettes first appeared at the Colonnades Theatre in New York City on October 1, 1981.