Amy and Gussie

two one-act musicals based on two short stories by P. G. Wodehouse
music, book, lyrics, & orchestration by J. Adrian Verkouteren
© 2012, 2015 J. by J Adrian Verkouteren

This Is The Life

Adapted from "At Geisenheimer's"

A young lady is working at a New York dinner club/dance hall in the early decades of the 20th century, when a chance acquaintance from her past re-enters and throws her life into turmoil.

  notes "At Geisenheimer's"

Extricating Gussie

Adapted from "Extricating Young Gussie"

Gussie (Augustus Mannerling-Phipps) has been dispatched to New York to find and marry a wealthy heiress to rescue his family's fortunes. When Aunt Agatha Gregson learns that he has instead become infatuated with a vaudeville starlet, she sends his cousin Bertie Wooster to New York to quash the engagement and put Gussie back on track. What could possibly go wrong?