Out Of This World


Based on Plautus’ ancient Greek comedy Amphitryon, OUT OF THIS WORLD revolves around the god Jupiter who hopes to have an earthly affair with the mortal Helen. To win her over, Jupiter disguises himself as Helen’s husband until he is tracked down by his wife Juno.

*Music samples courtesy of DRG Records and Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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  • Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter
    Book by Dwight Taylor and Reginald Lawrence

  • 1       Piano Conductor’s Score (Two Volume Set)
    1       Prompt Book
    6       Prompt Books for Principal Characters
    4       Dialogue Parts
    25     Chorus Parts
    7       Vocal Parts

  • OUT OF THIS WORLD opened on Broadway at the New Century Theatre, December 21, 1950 and played for 157 performances starring George Jongeyans and Charlotte Greenwood as Jupiter and Juno.

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