The Pajama Game

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A 1954 American musical. Book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell. Music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. [1]

The original text

Based on the novel 7½ Cents by Richard Bissell.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1958: Presented by ACT, starring a young Michael McGovern.

1983: Staged by the Port Elizabeth Gilbert & Sullivan Society in ?. Starring Robin Emslie Williams in her first musical in Port Elizabeth. She played opposite the pro singer/performer, Ben Illeman and worked with David Matheson.

Presented by the Bloemfontein Repertory Society, starring, among others, Braam Muller. Year unknown.


Tucker, 1997. 118.

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