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Most Happy Fella, The

Composer:
Frank Loesser
Original Language:
English and Italian
Librettist:
Frank Loesser
Description:
Musical in Three Acts
Notes:

Based on Sidney Howard’s 1924 play, They Knew What They Wanted

Time:
1920s
Place:
northern California
Role Voice Part Classification
Rosabella Soprano L
Cleo Mezzo Soprano L
Tony Baritone L
Herman Tenor F
Joe Baritone F
Marie Soprano S
Doctor Tenor S
Giuseppe Tenor S
Ciccio Tenor S
Pasquale Baritone S
Jake Tenor S
Clem Baritone S
Al Bass S
Postman Baritone B*
Cashier Spoken B*
Priest Spoken B
Little Girl Spoken B
Country Girl Spoken B
City Boy Spoken B
Mezzo Solo Voice Mezzo Soprano CB
Woman’s Scream Female Voice CB
Hoedown Caller Male Voice CB
Female Chorus Bit Roles ** All of these are individual CB roles. All are spoken roles.
Woman 1
Woman 2
Woman 3
Woman 4
Young Lady
Mother
Waitress 1
Waitress 2
Waitress 3
Waitress 4
Girl Dancer 1
Girl Dancer 2
Girl Dancer 3
Biddy 1
Biddy 2
Biddy 3
Male Chorus Bit Roles ** All of these are individual CB roles. All are spoken roles.
Young Man
Farmer
Farnsworth
Johnson
Sullivan
Green
Max
Truck Driver 1
Truck Driver 2
Sheriff
Bus Driver
Electrician
Brakeman
Worker 1
Worker 2
Worker 3
Worker 4
Man 1
Man 2
Man 3
Man 4
Man 5
Man 6
Man 7
Man 8
Another Man
Man’s Voice
* If combined, as in the World Premiere, the Postman and Cashier = S
** As noted above, all of these are individual CB roles; all are spoken roles. In addition, there are places in the score where individual members of the crowd are to speak or shout words or short phrases. Not assigned in the libretto to any particular person, each of these is also to be classified as a Chorus Bit.
 
Minimum Chorus:  32
Divisi:  SATB