The Pajama Game is the game I'm in, The Pajama Game
And I'm proud to be in The Pajama Game. I love it!
I can hardly wait
To wake and get to work at eight.
Nothing's quite the same as The Pajama Game!
is a Broadway Musical scored by Jerry Ross and Richard Adler and based on the novel 7½ Cents
, by Richard Bissell. Workers at the Sleep-Tite pajama factory are demanding a seven-and-a-half cent salary increase. Caught in the middle of this labor/management dispute are Katherine "Babe" Williams and Sid Sorokin, Star-Crossed Lovers
stuck on opposite sides of the conflict. Can their relationship survive the negotiations?
The original production ran from 1954-1956, winning three Tony Awardsnote
and there have been two revivals since: one in 1973, and another in 2006 (which won another two Tony Awardsnote
and was nominated for an additional seven). A film adaptation was released in 1957, starring all of the original Broadway cast except for Janis Paige (Babe), who was replaced by Doris Day.
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