From the composing team of Sweet Charity, Seesaw is an intimate, engaging love story and a big, brassy musical comedy rolled into one delightful evening of theatre. Jerry Ryan, a handsome, WASPish lawyer from Omaha who has left his wife and fled to New York meets Gittel Mosca, a single, loveable Jewish girl from the Bronx who’s studying to be a dancer. This unlikely pair meet, fall in love, and part in a bittersweet tale that is full of fun, music, and laughter through tears. Sparkling musical numbers capture the excitement of New York street life and the up-and-down “seesaw” of Gittel and Jerry’s affair.
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- Setting: New York City
- Orchestra Size: Medium
- Room for Extras
Music Material Rental Packages
1 Piano Conductor Score
20 Chorus Books
Reed I (Flute, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone)
Reed II (Clarinet, Alto Saxophone)
Reed III (Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone)
Reed IV (Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone)
Trumpets I & II
Percussion I & II (2 books)
Bass (Fender & Acoustic)