ROSE-MARIE is an operetta-style musical set in Saskatchewan, in Canadian Rocky Mountains. Rose-Marie LaFlamme is a French Canadian girl who is in love Jim Kenyon, a miner. When Jim is suspected of having committed murder, Rose-Marie’s brother Emile makes plans for her to marry a city man named Edward Hawley instead.
- Rehearsal Materials
- Brief History
Music by Rudolf Friml and Herbert Stothart
Book by Otto Harbach and Oscar Hammerstein II
Lyrics by Otto Harbach and Oscar Hammerstein II
1 Piano Conductor’s Score
1 Prompt Book
10 Prompt Books for Dialogue parts
25 Chorus-Vocal Books
10 Piano Conductor’s Scores as Vocal Material
ROSE-MARIE opened on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre, September 2, 1924 and played for 557 performances starring Mary Ellis in the title role and Dennis King as Jim Kenyon. In London’s West End, the show opened at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in 1925 and played for 581 performances. In Paris, the operetta played for an unprecedented 1,250 performances.