The Baker's Wife

The Baker's Wife
A gently bittersweet and offbeat fable of life, love and bread.

Old-world charm permeates every moment of The Baker's Wife, a true gem of a musical by legendary authors, Joseph Stein (Fiddler on the Roof) and Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Wicked, Pippin). This romantic musical has developed a loyal following for its lush score featuring the song "Meadowlark."

The bickering residents of a rural village in 1935 Provence, France, have been without a baker for seven weeks. They finally find peace and contentment in the new baker, Aimable, and his attractive young wife, Genevieve. However, when Genevieve is lured away by a handsome young gigolo, the middle-aged baker loses all zest for life and baking. When he refuses to bake, the villagers must work as a team to bring Aimable and Genevieve back together.

This delightful musical showcases a strong ensemble of featured roles and the opportunity for a female star. A lesser-known title with a tuneful score and witty book, The Baker's Wife should turn out to be the "hidden gem" in your season of shows.

Concert Selections for The Baker's Wife

Concert Selections are original Broadway orchestrations and exciting new symphonic arrangements of select songs for use in concert performances. Concert Selections are the perfect way to give audiences a taste of the musical theatre experience without the sets, props and costumes.

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Pricing

Pricing is for individual songs only. 

Pricing for Orchestral Suites and other items can be provided on receipt of your Application Form. 

 

Amateur

A$99.50 for 1st five minutes (Base Hire rate) 

A$19.00 per minute thereafter (to a maximum of 40 minutes for Small Rights works)

The minimum Base Hire period is 2 months which is calculated from the date required to the first performance date. 

Extra months are charged at 25% of the hire fee per month or part thereof.  

A 50% discount of the Base Hire fee is available for 2nd and subsequent performances provided the fee is not less than the Base Hire rate (amateur only).

If your order requires immediate processing, a A$44.00 Priority Fee per work is applicable. 

 

Professional

We will provide a quote once we receive your Application Form. 

  • MEADOWLARK
    From
    BAKER'S WIFE, THE
    First Performance Fee:
    $175
    Each Additional Performance:
    $100
    Type
    SHOW EXTRACTION
    Starting Key
    G
    Estimated duration
    10 min 3 sec
    Music by
    SCHWARTZ, STEPHEN
    Lyrics by
    SCHWARTZ, STEPHEN
    Orchestrated by
    CULLEN, DAVID
    Instrumentation
    1 Flute, 1 Oboe, 1 Clarinet, 1 Bassoon, 1 Horn, 17 Violin, 7 Viola, 6 Cello, 5 Bass, 3 Percussion, 1 Harp, 1 Synthesizer, 1 Accordian
  • PROUD LADY
    From
    BAKER'S WIFE, THE
    First Performance Fee:
    $175
    Each Additional Performance:
    $100
    Type
    SHOW EXTRACTION
    Starting Key
    G
    Estimated duration
    0 sec
    Music by
    Stephen Schwartz
    Lyrics by
    Stephen Schwartz
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Stage Manager Scripts

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Transpositions On Demand

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