On Your Toes

Musical

Writers: Lorenz Hart George Abbott Richard Rodgers

Overview

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Category
Musical
Number of Acts
2
Genres
Drama, Romance
Cast Size
medium
Casting Notes
Mostly male cast
Includes adult, mature adult, child, early teen, late teen, young adult characters

Synopsis

While teaching music at Knickerbocker University, Junior Donal tries to pursuade Sergei Alexandrovich, the director of the Russain Ballet, to stage a friend's jazz ballet Slaughter on Tenth Avenue. After getting involved with the company's prima ballerina, Vera Barnova, Junior is forced to take over the male lead in Slaughter. Trouble ensues when Vera's lover and dance partner hires two thugs to kill Junior.

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