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Film PosterRaggedy Ann

A Musical Adventure in 2 Acts. Book by William Gibson. (Based on characters created by Johnny Gruelle in the "Raggedy Ann Stories.") Music and lyrics by Joe Raposo.

Nederlander Theatre, Broadway. Opened 16th October, 1986; closed 19th October 1986 (15 previews; 5 performances)


A little girl is transported to a never never land where good, represented by Raggedy Ann tussles with the forces of evil for her soul

Musical Numbers


  1. Gingham and Yarn - Company
  2. Carry On - Poppa
  3. Diagnosis - The 3 Doctors
  4. The Light - Dolls, Marcella
  5. Make Believe - Raggedy Ann, General D.
  6. Blue - Camel, Raggedy Ann
  7. Make Believe (reprise) - Raggedy Andy, Marcella, Dolls, Company
  8. Make Believe (reprise) - Raggedy Ann, Marcella
  9. Something in the Air - Company Delighted Clouds
  10. So Beautiful - Raggedy Ann, Marcella, Clouds
  11. A Heavenly Chorus - Yellow Yum Yum
  12. The Shooting Star - Raggedy Ann, Poppa, The Rat in the Rolls Royce
  13. The Wedding - Company Rag Dolly Raggedy Ann


  1. Gingham and Yarn (reprise) - Company
  2. You'll Love It - Bat, Raggedy Andy, the Batettes
  3. A Little Music - Marcella, Camel, Raggedy Ann, Dolls
  4. Gone - Dolls, Company
  5. Why Not - Raggedy Ann
  6. What Did I Lose? - Raggedy Ann
  7. Somewhere - Raggedy Ann
  8. Welcome to L.A. - Nurses
  9. Diagnosis (reprise) - Doctors
  10. I Come Riding - General D.

CAST (in order of appearance):

Scenes and Settings

The action takes place sometime earlier in this century on the New York riverfront.