SALLY is the story of a waif who works as a dishwasher at the Alley Inn. She poses as a famous foreign ballerina and eventually gains fame as a Ziegfeld Follies girl. Sally also finds love and the show ends with marriage and happiness ever after. The show’s original star was a real-life Follies girl, and it was produced by Florenz Ziegfeld himself.

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  • A humble dishwasher attends a fancy party pretending to be a ballerina, finding love and a contract with the Ziegfeld Follies.

  • Book by Guy Bolton
    Music by Jerome Kern
    Butterfly Ballet music by Victor Herbert
    Lyrics by Clifford Grey
    Lyrics for Look For the Silver Lining by B.G. DeSylva

  • Instrumentation: 16 Parts

    2 Violin I
    1 Violin II
    1 Viola
    1 Cello
    1 Bass
    1 Flute
    1 Oboe
    1 Clarinet I
    1 Clarinet II
    1 Bassoon
    1 Horns I & II
    1 Trumpet I
    1 Trumpet II
    1 Trombone
    1 Percussion
    Piano (Piano-Conductor’s Score sent with rehearsal material).

  • 1       Piano Conductor’s Score
    1       Prompt Book

  • Sally
    Blair Farquar
    Otis Hooper
    Rosaline Rafferty
    Constantine (“Connie”)
    “Pops” – proprietor of the Elm Tree Inn
    Mrs. Ten Brock
    Jimmie Spelvin
    Sascha Commiski, a violinist
    Richard Farquar

  • SALLY opened on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre, December 21, 1920 and played for 561 performances starring Marilyn Miller in the title role.

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