Songs

Act I

  • "Overture"[note 1] - Orchestra
  •  "Company" — Robert and Company
  • "The Little Things You Do Together" — Joanne and Couples
  •  "Sorry-Grateful" — Harry, David and Larry
  • "You Could Drive a Person Crazy" — Kathy, April and Marta
  • "Have I Got A Girl for You" — Larry, Peter, Paul, David, Harry
  • "Someone Is Waiting" — Robert
  •  "Another Hundred People" — Marta
  • "Getting Married Today" — Amy, Paul, Choirgirl,[note 2] and Company
  •  "Marry Me a Little"[note 3] — Robert

 

Act II

  • "Entr'acte"[note 1] - Orchestra
  • "Side by Side by Side"/"What Would We Do Without You?" — Robert and Couples
  • "Poor Baby" — Sarah, Jenny, Susan, Amy, Joanne
  • "Have I Got A Girl for You" (Reprise)[note 4] - Larry, Peter, Paul, David, Harry
  • "Tick-Tock"[note 5][7] — Kathy (Instrumental)
  • "Barcelona" — Robert and April
  • "The Ladies Who Lunch" — Joanne
  • "Being Alive"[note 6][8] — Robert
  • "Finale Ultimo (Company)" - Robert and Company

Roles

Robert

The story's protagonist, he is a keen observer who appears happy but holds pain in his heart. He is the only one of his friends still single. Terrified of marriage and fears a lifelong loneliness.

Gender: Male        
Age: 30 to 35         
Vocal range top: G5               
Vocal range bottom: G3

Sarah

Harry's hyper critical wife. She is an avid learner of karate and tends to overeat. Open, accepting, and full of love.

Gender: Female                               
Age: 30 to 40                                    
Vocal range top: A5                                               Vocal range bottom: A3

Harry

Sarah's husband. He is a recovering alcoholic continually falling off the wagon. Believes the advantages of marriage outweigh the disadvantages.

Gender: Male        
Age: 35 to 45         
Vocal range top: A5               
Vocal range bottom: A3

Susan

A delicate southern belle. Peter's wife and ex-wife. Motherly in her affections towards Robert.

Gender: Female    
Age: 30 to 40         
Vocal range top: A5               
Vocal range bottom: A3

Peter

Susan's husband. The perfect husband and ex-husband. He is very liberal in his view of relationships.

Gender: Male                                   
Age: 30 to 40                                    
Vocal range top: A5                                               Vocal range bottom: B3

Jenny

Quietly manipulative, simultaneously square and wise. Loves her husband, David, and will indulge him from time to time.


Gender: Female    
Age: 30 to 40         
Vocal range top: A5               
Vocal range bottom: A3

David

Jenny's husband, he is relaxed and always in control. Believes a man should be married and that the sacrifice of freedom is worth what you get in return.
Gender: Male        
Age: 30 to 40         
Vocal range top: A5               
Vocal range bottom: B3

Amy

A frantic neurotic engaged to Paul but terrified of marriage. After a mental breakdown, she finally realizes that Paul is, in fact, her soulmate.
Gender: Female    
Age: 25 to 35         
Vocal range top: A5               
Vocal range bottom: G3

Paul

Amy's fiancé. Mildly clingy, but patient to her neurotic nature. He is fully committed to the idea of marriage and encourages Robert to do the same.
Gender: Male
Age: 30 to 40         
Vocal range top: A5               
Vocal range bottom: B3

Joanne

Acerbic, demanding, and blunt. Too old to be part of the young crowd, but not old enough to be part of the older crowd. Puts on a brassy front that melts when she is alone with her husband.
Gender: Female    
Age: 40 to 50         
Vocal range top: B5               
Vocal range bottom: G3

Larry

Joanne's husband. He is stoic and centered, but has moments of goofiness. Indulges his wife's behavior but knows when to put his foot down.
Gender: Male                                   
Age: 45 to 55                                    
Vocal range top: A5                                               Vocal range bottom: B3

Marta

A girlfriend of Robert's. Intensely modern, who is seeking adventure and excitement in the City.
Gender: Female                               
Age: 20 to 30                                    
Vocal range top: A5                                               Vocal range bottom: A3

Kathy

An old girlfriend of Robert's, who is now considered a good friend. She plans to leave the City for a life of domesticity. Sweet and loving.
Gender: Female                               
Age: 25 to 35                                    
Vocal range top: A5                                               Vocal range bottom: A3

April

A girlfriend of Robert's. She is a flight attendant who came to New York to live in Radio City. Ditzy and adorable.
Gender: Female    
Age: 25 to 35         
Vocal range top: A5               
Vocal range bottom: A3