The Saloonkeeper's Daughter
by Dave Reiser, Jack Sharkey
Full Length Musical, Melodrama / 6m, 6f
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.
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.
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- Time Period: Wild West
- Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
- Setting: The Wild West. Not too very long ago.
- Additional Features: Local Celebrity Cameo, Physical Comedy
- Features / Contains: Period Costumes
- Musical Style: Country/Western, N/A (Not a musical)
- Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
- Orchestra Size: Piano Only
- Chorus Size: No Chorus
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
- Ensemble cast
- Flexible casting
"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
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