By Irving Berlin

Set in New Orleans, the musical lightly satirises Louisiana Governor Huey Long and his control over Louisiana politics. The show opened at the Shubert Brothers’ Imperial Theatre, New York City on May 28, 1940 and ran for 444 performances.

MUSIC BY

IRVING BERLIN

LYRICS BY

IRVING BERLIN

Based on the book by

MORRIE RYSKIND

A Story by

BUDDY DE SYLVA

Running Time

APPROXIMATELY

2 HOURS, 25 MINUTES

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