Woman Overboard

by  Dave Reiser, Jack Sharkey

Full Length Musical, Comedy  /  5m, 4f

Contented housewife Peggy Tremayne, taking a Caribbean cruise under the name of her swinging sister in law, begins to live up to her alias's reputation. She nearly wrecks her happy marriage as she tries to promote a romance between her niece and a stuffy archaeologist. A guaranteed fun evening for a…

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    5m, 4f
  • Duration

    Duration

    90 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Farce, Romantic Comedy
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences

Additional Info

Contented housewife Peggy Tremayne, taking a Caribbean cruise under the name of her swinging sister in law, begins to live up to her alias's reputation. She nearly wrecks her happy marriage as she tries to promote a romance between her niece and a stuffy archaeologist. A guaranteed fun evening for audience and cast with its hilarious mixture of music and madcap machinations and romantic complications.

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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre

Cautions

  • Caution Alcohol Alcohol

License details

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Production

Details

  • Time Period: Present Day
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Setting: The Tremayne home, the cruise ship, (Fiesta Queen), as well as places all over the Caribbean
  • Additional Features: Not Applicable
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

  • Musical Style: Classic Broadway
  • Vocal Demands: Moderate
  • Orchestra Size: Piano Only
  • Chorus Size: Small

Casting

5m, 4f

PEGGY TREMAYNE
MADGE TREMAYNE
HARRY TREMAYNE
ANGELICA BOSTICK
CLARENCE BOSTICK
DEBBY TREMAYNE
LORENZO LA JOLLA
OFFICER
STEWARD
WAITER
PHARMACIST
DANCERS
PASSENGERS AND "NATIVES"

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Cast Attributes

  • Non-Traditional casting

Casting Notes

Plus Chorus

Resources

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Full Package

10 Piano/Vocal Scores

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Authors

Dave Reiser

Dave Reiser

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 th ...

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Woman Overboard was first presented by the MUSIC ON STAGE, Inc., Players at the Maryville Academy Auditorium, Des Plaines, Illinois, on May 7, 1977. It was produced and directed by Ed Sauer.

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