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Sitting Pretty

Sitting Pretty

Musical




Overview


Synopsis

Sitting Pretty’ involves a family inheritance up for grabs, budding romances for a pair of orphaned twins, and a "New Yoik" con artist with plans to abscond with the family jewels. Wealthy Mr. Pennington decides to adopt an uncouth young man named Horace. However, Horace’s uncle, who is a jewel thief, also comes along. Horace’s adoption is part of Uncle Jo’s plan to rob the Pennington estate. Over the next six months, the Pennington’s educated and civilize Horace. In the end, Uncle Jo almost makes off with the jewels, but a newly reformed Horace manages to foil his escape.



Show Information

Book
Music
Category
Musical
Number of Acts
2 Acts
First Produced
1924
Time & Place
Cast Size
large
Casting Notes
Mostly male cast
Includes adult, mature adult, young adult, early teen, late teen characters

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