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SALLY is the story of a waif who works as a dishwasher at the Alley Inn. She poses as a famous foreign ballerina and eventually gains fame as a Ziegfeld Follies girl. Sally also finds love and the show ends with marriage and happiness ever after. The show’s original star was a real-life Follies girl, and it was produced by Florenz Ziegfeld himself.
- Rehearsal Materials
- Cast List
- Brief History
A humble dishwasher attends a fancy party pretending to be a ballerina, finding love and a contract with the Ziegfeld Follies.
Book by Guy Bolton
Music by Jerome Kern
Butterfly Ballet Music by Victor Herbert
Lyrics by Clifford Grey
Lyrics for Look For The Silver Lining by B.G. DeSylva
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2 Violin I (2 stands minimum)
1 Violin II (1 stand minimum)
1 Viola (1 stand minimum)
1 Cello (1 stand minimum)
1 Clarinet I (in Bb and A)
1 Clarinet II (in Bb and A)
2 Horns I & II
1 Trumpet I (in Bb and A)
1 Trumpet II (in Bb and A)
1 Piano Conductor’s Score (for Director)
1 Prompt Book (for Director)
10 Prompt Books (dialogue material for Cast)
10 Piano Conductor’s Scores (vocal material for Cast)
10 Chorus Parts
“Pops” – proprietor of the Elm Tree Inn
Mrs. Ten Brock
Sascha Commiski, a violinist
The original Broadway production had a cast of 39, including chorus and dancers. Some doubling was employed in the minor parts.
SALLY opened on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre, December 21, 1920 and played for 561 performances starring Marilyn Miller in the title role.
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