Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Musical

Writers: Anita Loos Jule Styne Leo Robin

Overview

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Book
Music
Lyrics
Category
Musical
Number of Acts
2
First Produced
1949
Genres
Cast Size
large
Casting Notes
Mostly male cast
Includes late teen, young adult, adult, mature adult, elderly characters

Synopsis

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes is the story of a blonde girl from Little Rock, Lorelei who knows how to get her way; especially with men. She and her friend, Dorothy Shaw, embark on a cruise to Europe where she hopes to marry the wealthy Gus Esmond. In the end, even though Gus's father disapproves, she manages to marry him. She further convinces a married man to give her a diamond tiara.

Lead Characters