My Old Friends

by  Norman Sachs, Mel Mandel

Full Length Musical  /  7m, 4f

"There isn't a more cheerful evening in town." - New York Daily News

"Funny, handsomely melodious and totally delightful." - New York Times

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    7m, 4f
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Senior

Additional Info

At the Golden Years retirement hotel, there's a mixed bag of guests, a little romance, plenty of time for song, a little dancing and lots of jokes.
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Reviews

"There isn't a more cheerful evening in town." - New York Daily News

"Funny, handsomely melodious and totally delightful." - New York Times

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • Senior Theatre

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Production

Music

  • Orchestra Size: Small/Combo

Casting

7m, 4f
PETER SCHERMANN - mid-sixties, was a carpenter for 40 years, excellent actor, must sing or talk sing
HELOISE MICHAUD - mid-sixties, jolly and outgoing, some singing and some dancing
MICKEY CATLAN - mid-sixties, ex-vaudeville comic type. Good timing and old-fashioned one-liners, some dancing and singing
SIDNEY FINEBERG - mid-sixties, dapper-looking, distinguised somewhat formal, nattily dressed, must have excellent rhythm sense
WALLY SLOCUM - mix-sixties, portly Jack Oakie type, some singing and some dancing, excellent actor
MRS. COOPER - mid-sixties, black woman, sarcastic and funny, must be able to sing well and dance some
ARIAS - mid-sixties, Hispanic-Latin type, some singing and dancing
MRS. POLIANOFFSKY - mid-sixties, some singing and dancing, eccentric old lady
MR. GETTLINGER - mid-thirties or forties, good actor, executive director, must double as a young carpenter
MRS. STONE - off-stage voice of authority only appears at Curtain call
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Cast Attributes

  • Parts for Senior Actors

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12 Piano I/Conductor Scores

Piano 2
Bass

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Authors

Norman Sachs

Norman Sachs

Mel Mandel

Mel Mandel

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