Merman's Apprentice

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Synopsis

In the 1970s, the Golden Age of Musical Theatre is drawing to an end, although twelve-year-old Muriel Plakenstein doesn't know that. So she runs away from home to become a Broadway star, meets the Queen of Broadway Ethel Merman, who takes her to a Hello, Dolly! rehearsal, where they sing together. When legendary producer David Merrick hears the kid, he decides to star Muriel in the first all-child cast of Dolly! Naturally, Merman takes her under wing to teach her the ropes of being a star...making little Muriel Plakenstein Merman's Apprentice.


Trivia & History

Librettist/lyricist Stephen Cole's friendship with Ethel Merman inspired the musical fable, which combines real-life events and characters with a fictional story.


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