Say, Darling


A comedy about a musical in three acts and fourteen scenes.


Book by Richard Bissell, Abe Burrows and Marian Bissell
Based on the best-selling novel by Richard Bissell
Music by Jule Styne
Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green



1 Violin A
1 Violin B
1 Violin C
1 Viola
1 Cello
1 Bass

1 Reed I: Flute, Piccolo, Clarinet & Alto Saxophone
1 Reed II: Flute, Piccolo, Clarinet & Alto Saxophone
1 Reed III: Flute, Piccolo, Clarinet & Tenor Saxophone
1 Reed IV: Flute, Piccolo, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet & Tenor Saxophone
1 Reed V: Bass Clarinet & Baritone Saxophone

1 Horn I & II
1 Trumpet I
1 Trumpet II
1 Trumpet III
1 Trombone I
1 Trombone II

1 Percussion I
1 Percussion II
1 Piano, Harmonium & Harmonica
1 Guitar

Piano-Conductor’s Score sent with rehearsal material.

Rehearsal Materials

1       Piano Conductor’s Score
1       Prompt Book
23     Dialogue Parts
9       Vocal Parts
19     Chorus Parts

Brief History

SAY, DARLING played for 332 performances on Broadway at the ANTA and Martin Beck Theatres starring Vivian Blaine, David Wayne and Johnny Desmond.


Theatre World Award for outstanding stage performance by Robert Morse.