Mame

Mame is a musical with the book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee and music and lyrics by Jerry Herman.   In 1958, a film titled Auntie Mame, released by Warner Brothers, starring Rosalind Russell. It was nominated for an Academy Award and won a Golden Globe for her portrayal.   The musical opened on Broadway in 1966, starring Angela Lansbury and Bea Arthur.

Backing Tracks

BOSOM BUDDIES - MAME
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Bosom Buddies

I GOT THE SUN IN THE MORNING - MAME
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I Got The Sun In The Morning

IT'S TODAY - MAME
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It’s Today

MAME - MAME
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Mame

WE NEED A LITTLE CHRISTMAS - MAME
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We Need A Little Christmas

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Sheet Music

MAME - PV SONGBOOK
MAME - PV SONGBOOK
This songbook contains the piano/vocal score for the musical Mame. Includes : Bosom Buddies Finale (Open A New Window It's Today - We Need A Little Christmas-mame) Gooch's Song If He Walked Into My Life It's Today Mame My Best Girl Open A New Window Overture(Open A New Window If He Walked Into My Life That's How Young I Feel Mame) St. Bridget That's How Young I Feel The Letter (Mame - By Best Girl) The Man In The Moon We Need A Little Christmas. ISBN 9780881880953
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Synopsis

The madcap life of eccentric Mame Dennis and her bohemian, intellectual arty clique is disrupted when her deceased brother’s 10-year-old son Patrick is entrusted to her care. Rather than bow to convention, Mame introduces the boy to her free-wheeling lifestyle, instilling in him her favorite credo, “Life is a banquet, and most poor sons-of-bitches are starving to death.” Figuring in the storyline are Agnes Gooch (Mame’s personal secretary and nanny-in-law), Vera Charles (her “bosom buddy” baritone actress and world’s greatest lush) and Dwight Babcock (the stuffy and officious executor of her brother’s estate). Mame loses her fortune in the Wall Street Crash of 1929 and tries her hand at a number of jobs with comically disastrous results but perseveres with good humor and an irrepressible sense of style.

Mame then meets and marries Beauregard Jackson Pickett Burnside, a Southern aristocrat with a Georgia plantation called Peckerwood. The trustees of Patrick’s father force Mame to send Patrick off to boarding school (the fictional St Boniface, in Massachusetts), and Mame and Beau travel the world on an endless honeymoon that stops when Beau falls to his death while mountain climbing. Mame returns home a wealthy widow to discover that Patrick has become a snob engaged to an equally priggish debutante, Gloria Upson, from a bigoted family. Mame brings Patrick to his senses just in time to introduce him to the woman who will eventually become his wife, Pegeen Ryan. As the story ends, Mame is preparing to take Patrick’s young son, Peter, to India with her usual flair.

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