On the Town Costume Rentals
A book musical comedy set in 1944 wartime during a 24 hours sailors' shore leave in New York city
Betty Comden and Adolph Green, lyrics and book - Leonard Bernstein, music
the Robbins-Bernstein 1944 ballet, "Fancy Free".
Three sailors on shore leave in New York city become involved with three girls. One of the sailors becomes so smitten by the winner of the subway's "Miss Turnstyles" competition that he and his buddies pursue her through a variety of New York locations including the Museum of Natural History, Central Park, Times Square and Coney Island. One of the other sailors takes up with a brassy taxi-cab driver and the third discovers an anthropologist at the Museum. It is a wild, wacky, tuneful tour of the city.