Music and Lyrics by Douglas J. Cohen
Book and Lyrics by Dan Elish
Based on the novel “Nine Wives” by Dan Elish
Henry Mann is a 32-year-old bachelor who discovers that the love of his life has met someone new and is about to get married. What’s worse, he’s been invited to her wedding! What follows are Henry’s frantic attempts to find a woman he can take as his date – a potential future wife – to prove to his ex-fiancée (and the world) that he too is ready to move on.
Based on the novel Nine Wives by Dan Elish, Mann… and Wife features music and lyrics by Douglas J. Cohen, winner of the Richard Rodgers, Noel Coward, and Fred Ebb Awards, whose musicals include The Gig and No Way To Treat A Lady, and lyrics and book by Dan Elish, co-book writer of the Broadway musical 13.