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Can Can

Can Can

Musical




Overview


Synopsis

Set in the year 1893, Can-Can tells the tale of Paris dance hall owner, La Mome Pistache, and her battle with a self-rightious judge, Aristide, who is determined to shut her business down. The sexy Can-Can dance has become popular and Judge Aristide is determined to stop it. When Judge Aristide investigates the Bal du Paradis, La Mome Pastache seduces him and the two eventually fall in love. By the time her case comes to trial, Aristide has had a change of heart and works to win her acquittal.


Characters

Male

Lead

Baritone

Female

Lead

Mezzo-Soprano

Female

Supporting

Alto



Show Information

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Music:
Lyrics:
Category
Musical
Number of Acts:
2 Acts
Genres
Dark Comedy, Farce, Romance
Cast Size
medium
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes adult, late teen, young adult, mature adult characters

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