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Sunny

Description

SUNNY is the female star of a circus act in post-World War I England. Trying to escape a forced marriage with the snooty Mr. Wendell-Wendell, she stows away on a ship heading to New York. After many romantic complications involving two war veterans and their fiancées, Sunny eventually finds love (and U.S. citizenship) as the newly married wife of Jim Deming.

Photos courtesy of Goodspeed Musicals

Synopsis

SUNNY is the female star of a circus act in post-World War I England. Trying to escape a forced marriage with the snooty Mr. Wendell-Wendell, she stows away on a ship heading to New York. After many romantic complications involving two war veterans and their fiancées, Sunny eventually finds love (and U.S. citizenship) as the newly married wife of Jim Deming.

Credits

SUNNY
Music by Jerome Kern
Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and Otto Harbach

Such credits to the authors for all purposes shall be in type size equal to or greater than that of any other credits except for that of the star(s) above the title. In the programs, the credits shall appear on the title page thereof.

The title page of the program shall contain the following announcement in type size at least one-half the size of the authors’ credits:

SUNNY
is presented by arrangement with
TAMS-WITMARK MUSIC LIBRARY, INC.
560 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York 10022

Orchestration

There is no instrumentation currently available for this show.

Rehearsal Materials

1       Piano Conductor’s Score
1       Prompt Book

Cast List

Mamzelle Sadie
Bally Hoo (Angela)
Tom Warren
Jim Deming
Bob Hunter
“Weenie” Winters
Sam
Siegfried Peters
Harold Harcourt Wendell-Wendell
Sue Warren, “Suzette”
“Sunny” Peters
Marcia Manners
Magnolia
Jane Cobb
Millicent Smythe
Diana Miles
First Ship’s Officer-Quartermaster
Second Ship’s Officer
Ship’s Captain

Brief History

SUNNY opened on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre, September 22, 1925 and played for 517 performances starring Marilyn Miller in the title role and Jack Donahue as Jim Deering.