The show which we have chosen to present next is "The
Book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell
Music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross
Based on the novel "7½ Cents" by Richard Bissell
The Pajama Game was awarded the 1955 Tony for Best Musical
and, over half of a century later, claimed the award for Best
Revival of a Musical, proving that the story is truly timeless.
With an energetic score by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross,
The Pajama Game is brimming with songs and dances that have
become musical theatre standards, including "Steam Heat"
and "Hernando's Hideaway."
Conditions at the Sleep-Tite Pajama
Factory are anything but peaceful as sparks fly between new
superintendent, Sid Sorokin, and Babe Williams, leader of the
union grievance committee. Their stormy relationship comes to a
head when the workers strike for a 7½ cent pay increase, setting
off not only a conflict between management and labour, but a
battle of the sexes as well.
This perennial favourite is a surefire
crowd-pleaser and a glowing example of solid, classic musical
MAOS - The Markinch Musical Society will be staging this show in
the Town Hall, Markinch, Fife
in March of 2018.
Rehearsals take place on Tuesday evenings in the Town Hall, Markinch from
the first Tuesday in October onwards.