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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.

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  • 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.

  • 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

  • There is no instrumentation currently available for this show.

  • 1       Piano Conductor’s Score
    1       Prompt Book

  • 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

  • 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.

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