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The musical numbers for Little Mary Sunshine are
appropriately tongue-in-cheek: any triteness and corn (and there
is a good deal of both) is fully intended, rather than inadvertent.
This is musical parody at a very high level.
Little Mary Sunshine is a musical that parodies
old-fashioned operettas and musicals. The book, music, and lyrics
are by Rick Besoyan. The original Off-Broadway production premiered
in 1959 in New York City's East Village and ran for 1,143 performances.
It was seen briefly in a West End production in 1962 and has become
a popular show for amateur and semi-professional groups in the
United States and elsewhere.
Particularly memorable among the songs are the
show's most conspicuously satirical song, "Colorado Love
Call" ("Indian Love Call" revisited), which evokes
memories of Nelson Eddy's duets with Jeanette MacDonald; the hopelessly
optimistic "Look for a Sky of Blue"; the catchy yet
schmaltzy tune "In Izzenschnooken on the Lovely Essenzook
Zee"; the soft-shoe-styled "Once in a Blue Moon";
the lyrical waltzes "You're the Fairest Flower" and
"Do You Ever Dream of Vienna?"; the comedy-lyric-laden
"Mata Hari"; and especially the exaggerated triple-counterpoint
medley "Playing Croquet", "Swinging", and
"How Do You Do?" (three songs combined instead of the
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