Overview


Synopsis

Wonderful Town tells the story of two sisters from Ohio who come to New York to make their fortunes: Ruth, the older, wisecracking one in writing and journalism, and Eileen, the younger, beautiful one in show business. Their subsequent adventures, which include dive apartment-dwelling on Christopher Street, involve the various wacky denizens and citizens of bohemian Greenwich Village they encounter while on their search for fortune, fame and romance in the big city.


Characters

Male

Lead

Baritone

Female

Lead

Soprano

Female

Lead

Alto



Show Information

Category
Musical
Number of Acts:
2 Acts
Tony Award ®
Best Musical 1953
First Produced:
1953
Time & Place
greenwhich village, new york
Cast Size
large
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes young adult, adult characters