Sail Away


by Noel Coward

musical comedy
Book, Music and Lyrics by Noel Coward; Restored by Stewart Nicholls. Orchestrations and Vocal Arrangements by Rowland Lee. Dance Music Arrangements by Stewart Nicholls
Reed 1 - fl(=picc); Reed 2 - fl(=ob+cl); Reed 3 - cl(=asax+tsax+bsax); Reed 4 - cl(=bcl+tsax) - 1.2(I+II=flhn).2.0 - perc - drums - pno(=cel) - harp - gtr(=mandolin) - strings
First Performance
3.10.1961, Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway, New York, NY, USA
Published by Warner/Chappell.  Administered for hire and stage rights worldwide (excluding North America) by Faber Music Ltd
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The Story
Set in 1961, SAIL AWAY revolves around a group of American tourists, and takes place on board the SS
Coronia cruising from New York to various European countries. With memorable show – stopping
numbers and witty Coward dialogue!!
Principal Characters
Mimi Paragon
Johnny Van Mier
Mrs Van Mier
Barnaby Slade
Nancy Foyle 
Elinor Spencer – Bollard
Joe / Ali
Mr Sweeney
Mrs Sweeney
Alvin Lush
Mrs Lush 
Sir Gerard Nutfield
Elmer Candijack
Glen Candijack
Shirley Candijack
Mr Rawlings
Plus other characters 
Principal Musical Numbers  
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