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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.

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

  • 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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