Three Wishes for Jamie

by  Charles O'Neal, Abe Burrows, Ralph Blane

Full Length Musical  /  12m, 5f

NOTICE: Please be advised, this title is from the Samuel French Vault and is made from a scan of an archived manuscript. We hope you’ll treasure this glimpse into theatre history.

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    12m, 5f

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Starring John Raitt on Broadway, Jamie McRuin is offered three wishes and his wise choices—travel, a dream girl to marry and a son who will speak the old Gaelic tongue—offer some charming surprises.
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  • Setting: Ireland and rural Georgia in the Southern United States around the turn of the 20th century.

Music

  • Orchestra Size: Piano Only

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The Girl that I Court in My Mind
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My Home's a Highway
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We're For Love
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My Heart's Darlin'
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Love Has Nothing to Do With Looks
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Goin' on a Hayride
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My Heart's Darlin' [Reprise]
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I'll Sing You a Song
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It Must Be Spring
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The Army Mule Song
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What Do I Know?
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Love Has Nothing to Do With Looks [Reprise]
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It's a Wishing World
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Trottin' to the Fair
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April Face
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Casting

12m, 5f
OLD TIM SHANAHAN
TIRSA SHANAHAN
OWEN ROE TAVISH
JAMIE MCRUIN
MAEVE HARRIGAN
DENNIS O'RYAN
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Authors

Charles O'Neal

Charles O'Neal

Abe Burrows

Abe Burrows

Ralph Blane

Ralph Blane

Three wishes for Jamie opened March 21, 1952 at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, after playing out-of-town tryouts in Los Angeles and San Francisco in the summer of 1951, closing temporarily, then reopening in a revised form for out-of-town tryouts in early 1952 in New Haven, Philadelphia, and Boston. It closed on June 7, 1952, after a run of 91 performances.

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