Based on the novel Sweet Thursday by John Steinbeck
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Set in Monterey, California, the musical tells the story of the romance between Doc, a marine biologist, and Suzy, a prostitute.
Trivia & History
In an October 1988 Associated Press article about the Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization, it was reported that the organization's president, Ted Chapin, had an idea for a television production of Pipe Dream that would star the Muppets, with Miss Piggy playing the role created by Helen Traubel (Fauna).