Set in New York and spanning the Great Depression and World War II, it focuses on eccentric bohemian, Mame Dennis, whose famous motto is "Life is a banquet and most poor suckers are starving to death." Her fabulous life with her wealthy friends is interrupted when the young son of her late brother arrives to live with her. They cope with the Depression in a series of adventures.

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What Songs are featured in this Musical?

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We Need A Little Christmas
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This Song is played in Mame composed by Jerry Herman; written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin
This song is performed after Mame has lost her fortune in the Wall Street Crash of 1929, and decides that she, her young nephew Patrick, and her two household servants "need a little Christmas now" to cheer them up.

What Books are the basis of this Musical?

It is based on these books...

Auntie Mame
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This Book is the basis of Mame composed by Jerry Herman; written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin

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What Television Episodes reference this Musical?

It is referred to by these television episodes...

The Simpsons:
Season:  22  / Episode:  1 
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This Television Episode refers to Mame composed by Jerry Herman; written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin
Marge arrives at the camp to pick up Lisa, after her week at camp is up. Lisa, in disbelief that an entire week has passed so quickly, recaps the events of the week saying "Wednesday we did 'Mame'."

What Movies are based on this Musical?

It is the basis of these movies...

Auntie Mame

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie is based on Mame composed by Jerry Herman; written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin
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Mame

This Movie is based on Mame composed by Jerry Herman; written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin
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