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Evolution of Mann, The

  • Douglas J. Cohen Dan Elish
  • Full Length Musical, Dramatic Comedy, Present Day, New Millennium/21st Century
  • 1M, 2F
  • ISBN: SFNY-10934

The Evolution of Mann follows Henry Mann, a thirty-something year-old single New Yorker eager to settle down...or so he thinks.

  • Full Length Musical
  • Dramatic Comedy
  • 90 minutes

  • Time Period: Present Day, New Millennium/21st Century
  • Target Audience: Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13), Teen (Age 14 - 18), Adult
  • Cautions: Mild Adult Themes

  • Performance Group:
  • College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
Henry Mann, a single 30-something New Yorker, is eager to settle down... or so he thinks. After receiving an invitation to his ex-fiancée's wedding, Henry and Gwen, his lesbian roommate, embark on a quest to find his soul mate, his perfect date.

A musical comedy that explores love in all its forms and how to build a lasting relationship in the 21st century.


"A great date musical for an audience that might not want the typical musical theater experience... any adult could relate to the heart of the show. It's a with how-to for establishing lasting relationships."

 Broadway World

"A little gem!"

 Theater Pizazz

"A sweet, lighthearted look at one millennial navigating the ups and downs of relationships through trial and error..."

 DC Metro Theater Arts

  • Casting: 1M, 2F
  • Casting Attributes: Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)
  • Casting Notes: Flexible casting available, including cast expansion.