The Most Happy Fella

Broadway
Musical
Comedy
Original
A middle-aged Italian vineyard owner falls in love with a pretty waitress from afar, sends her the picture of his handsome foreman, and convinces her to move to his California vineyard and marry him, in Frank Loesser's musical adaptation of Sidney Howard's play They Knew What They Wanted.
  • Book: Frank Loesser
  • Music: Frank Loesser
  • Lyrics: Frank Loesser
People (211)

Awards

New York Drama Critics' Circle
1957 Best Musical Winner
Theatre World
1956 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
1957 Actor in a Musical Nominee
1957 Choreography Nominee
1957 Conductor and Musical Director Nominee
1957 Direction (pre-1960) Nominee
1957 Featured Actress in a Musical Nominee
1957 Musical Nominee