List of musicals: A to L

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from List of West End musicals)
Jump to: navigation, search

This is a general list of musicals, including Broadway musicals, West End musicals, and musicals that premiered in other places, as well as film musicals, whose titles fall into the A-L alphabetic range. Please see List of musicals: M to Z for additional titles. (See also List of notable musical theatre productions, List of operettas, List of Bollywood films, List of rock musicals.)

See List of musicals: M to Z

0–9[edit]

0–9
Production Year Venue/Type Music Lyrics Book Notes
110 in the Shade 1963 Broadway Harvey Schmidt Tom Jones N. Richard Nash Based on Nash's 1954 play, The Rainmaker.
13 2008 Broadway Jason Robert Brown Brown Dan Elish and Horn
1492 Up To Date 1893 Broadway Carl Pflueger R. A. Barnet Barnet A burlesque show.
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue 1976 Broadway Leonard Bernstein Alan Jay Lerner Lerner Ran for only 7 performances.
1776 1969 Broadway Sherman Edwards Edwards Peter Stone
1789: Les Amants de la Bastille 2012 French musical Rod Janois, Jean-Pierre Pilot, Olivier Schultheis, William Rousseau and Dove Attia Attia and Vincent Baguian Attia and François Chouquet Based on the French Revolution
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee 2005 Broadway William Finn Finn Rachel Sheinkin
35MM: A Musical Exhibition 2012 Off-Broadway Ryan Scott Oliver Oliver N/A
3 Musketiers 2003 Dutch musical Ferdi Bolland, Rob Bolland, and Paul Bogaev Bolland and Bolland André Breedland
3hree 2001 Off-Off-Broadway Laurence O'Keefe, Neil Dunbar Benjamin, Robert Lindsey Nassif and John Bucchino O'Keefe, Benjamin, Nassif and Bucchino O'Keefe, Benjamin, Nassif and Bucchino Three One-act musical combined, The Mice, The Flight of the Lawnchair Man and Lavender Girl.
42nd Street 1980 Broadway Harry Warren Al Dubin Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble Based on Bradford Ropes' novel.
70, Girls, 70 1971 Broadway John Kander Fred Ebb Ebb and Norman L. Martin Based on the 1958 play Breath of Spring by Peter Coke.
8 femmes 2002 Musical film Various artists Various artists François Ozon and Marina de Van Bases on the play by Robert Thomas.
9 to 5 2009 Broadway Dolly Parton Parton Patricia Resnick Based on the 1980 film.

A[edit]

A
Production Year Venue/Type Music Lyrics Book Notes
A... My Name Is Alice and
A... My Name Will Always Be Alice
1984 Off-Broadway revue David Zippel, Winnie Holzman and Lucy Simon Zippel, Holzman and Simon Joan Micklin Silver and Julianne Boyd
A Christmas Story: The Musical 2012 Broadway Benj Pasek and Justin Paul Pasek and Paul Joseph Robinette
A Dangerous Maid 1923 Broadway George Gershwin Ira Gershwin Charles W. Bell Based on Bell's 1918 play, A Dislocated Honeymoon.
A Family Affair 1962 Broadway John Kander James Goldman and William Goldman Goldman and Goldman
A Hatful of Snow 1994 Holiday Musical Matthew Breindel Breindel Breindel
A Little Princess 2003 Off-Broadway Andrew Lippa Brian Crawley Brian Crawley
A Minister's Wife 2011 Off-Broadway Joshua Schmidt Jan Tranen Austin Pendleton Based on George Bernard Shaw's Candida.
A New Brain 1998 Off-Broadway William Finn Finn Finn and James Lapine
A Tale of Two Cities 2008 Broadway Jill Santoriello Santoriello Santoriello
A Very Potter Musical 2009 Off-Off-Broadway A.J. Holmes and Darren Criss Holmes and Criss Matt Lang, Nick Lang and Brian Holden Performed by StarKid Productions.
A Very Potter Sequel 2010 Off-Off-Broadway Darren Criss Criss Matt Lang, Nick Lang and Brian Holden Performed by StarKid Productions.
A Very Potter Senior Year 2012 Off-Off-Broadway A.J. Holmes, Clark Baxtresser, Pierce Siebers and Darren Criss Holmes, Baxtresser, Siebers and Criss Matt Lang, Nick Lang and Brian Holden Performed by StarKid Productions.
Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick 1952 Musical Film Ray Evans and Jay Livingston Evans and Livingston Claude Binyon
Abbacadabra 1983 French musical Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus Alain Boublil and Daniel Boublil N/A
About Face 1952 Musical film Peter de Rose et al de Rose et al Peter Milne
About Town 1906 Broadway Melville Ellis and Raymond Hubbell Joseph Herbert Herbert
Absolute Beginners 1986 Musical film Gil Evans and various artists Evans and various artists Richard Burridge
Abyssinia 1906 Broadway Ted Kociolek James Racheff Racheff and Kociolek Based on the novel Marked by Fire, by Joyce Carol Thomas.
Ace 2006 Off-Off-Broadway Richard Oberacker Robert Taylor and Oberacker Taylor and Oberacker
Ace of Clubs 1950 West End Noël Coward Coward Coward
Acorn Antiques: The Musical! 2005 West End Victoria Wood Wood Wood
Across the Universe 2007 Musical film The Beatles The Beatles Julie Taymor
The Act 1977 Broadway John Kander Fred Ebb George Furth
The Addams Family 2010 Broadway Andrew Lippa Lippa Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice
Adding Machine 2008 Off-Broadway Joshua Schmidt Jason Loewith and Schmidt Loewith and Schmidt
Adèle 1913 Broadway Jean Briquet and Adolf Phillipp Paul Hervé Hervé English adaptation by Philipp and Edward A. Paulton.
Adonis 1884 Broadway Edward E. Rice and John Eller Rice and Eller William Gill
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert 1994 Musical film Guy Cross and various artists Various artists Stephan Elliott
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer 2001 Broadway Don Schlitz Schlitz Ken Ludwig
Affair in Trinidad 1952 Musical film Lester Lee and Bob Russell et al. Lee and Russell et al. Berne Giler and James Gunn
The Affairs of Dobie Gillis 1953 Musical film Various Artists Various Artists Max Shulman
Afgar 1919 West End Charles Cuvillier Douglas Furber Fred Thompson and Worton David
Africana 1934 Broadway Donald Heyward Heyward Heyward
After the Ball 1953 West End Noël Coward Coward Coward Based on Oscar Wilde's play, Lady Windermere's Fan.
Aida 2000 Broadway Elton John Tim Rice Linda Woolverton, Robert Falls and David Henry Hwang
Ain't Misbehavin' 1978 Broadway revue Various Artists Various Artists Murray Horwitz and Richard Maltby, Jr.
Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death 1971 Broadway Melvin Van Peebles Van Peebles Van Peebles
Aladdin 1958 TV musical Cole Porter Porter S.J. Perelman
Aladdin
+ film (1992)
2014 Broadway Alan Menken Howard Ashman, Chad Beguelin and Tim Rice Beguelin Based on the film of the same name. Notable Songs: "A Whole New World" and "Friend Like Me".
Ali Baba fr:Les 1001 Vies d'Ali Baba 2000 French musical Fabrice Aboulker and Alain Lanty Thibaut Chatel and Frédéric Doll
Alice in Wonderland 1951 Animated film Bob Hilliard and Sammy Fain Hilliard and Fain Winston Hibler and Ted Sears
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland 1972 Musical film John Barry Barry William Sterling
Alice with Kisses 1964 Off-Broadway
Alive and Kicking 1950 Broadway revue Hoagy Carmichael et al. Paul Francis Webster et al. I.A.L. Diamond
All 4 One 2001 Off-West End John Trent Wallace Kevin John Heuston Heuston
All Aboard 1913 Broadway E. Ray Goetz and Malvin M. Franklin Goetz Mark Swan
All American 1962 Broadway Charles Strouse Lee Adams Mel Brooks
All Hands on Deck 1961 Musical film Cyril Mockridge Donald R. Morris Jay Sommers
All in Fun 1940 Broadway revue Baldwin Bergerson and John Rox
All in Love 1961 Off-Broadway Jacques Urbont Bruce Geller Geller
All Shook Up 2005 Broadway Jukebox musical Elvis Presley Various artists Joe DiPietro
All That Jazz 1979 Musical film Ralph Burns Various artists Robert Alan Aurthur and Bob Fosse
All the Fun of the Fair 2008 West End Ian Wherry Jon Conway David Essex Jukebox musical
All the King's Horses 1935 Musical film Edward Horan Horan Lawrence Clark, et al.
Allegro 1947 Broadway Richard Rodgers Oscar Hammerstein II Hammerstein II
An Alligator Named Daisy 1955 Musical film Stanley Black and Sam Coslow, et al. Jack Davies
Alma, Where Do You Live? 1910 Broadway Jean Briquet George V. Hobart Hobart
Alone at Last 1914 Broadway Franz Lehár et al. Matthew Woodward et al.
Along Fifth Avenue 1949 Broadway revue Gordon Jenkins et al. Tom Adair et al.
Altar Boyz 2005 Off-Broadway Gary Adler and Michael Patrick Walker Adler and Walker Kevin Del Aguila
Ambassador 1972 Broadway Don Gohman Hal Hackady Don Ettlinger and Anna Marie Barlow
Amen Corner 1983 Broadway Garry Sherman Peter Udell Philip Rose and Peter Udell
America Kicks Up Its Heels 1983 Off-Broadway William Finn Finn Charles Rubin
The American Astronaut 2001 Musical film Billy Nayer Show Nayer Show Cory McAbee
American Idiot 2010 Broadway Green Day Billie Joe Armstrong Armstrong and Michael Mayer
American Pop 1981 Animated film Lee Holdridge Various artists Ronni Kern Paralleling the history of American popular music.
An American in Paris 1951 Musical film George Gershwin Ira Gershwin Alan Jay Lerner
America's Sweetheart 1931 Broadway Richard Rodgers Lorenz Hart Herbert Fields
The Amorous Flea 1964 Off-Broadway Bruce Montgomery Montgomery Jerry Devine
Amour 2002 Broadway Michel Legrand Didier Van Cauwelaert Jeremy Sams
Amphitryon 1935 Musical film Franz Doelle C. Amberg and Bruno Balz Molière et al.
An Arabian Girl and 40 Thieves 1899 Broadway W.H. Batchelor, John J. Braham, Jessie Williams and Meyer Lutz J. Cheever Goodwin
Anastasia 1997 Animated film Stephen Flaherty Lynn Ahrens Susan Gauthier et al.
Anchors Aweigh 1945 Musical film Georgie Stoll Various artists Natalie Marcin
And the Angels Sing 1944 Musical film Victor Young Various artists Claude Binyon et al.
And the World Goes 'Round 1991 Off-Broadway revue John Kander Fred Ebb N/A
André Charlot's Revue of 1924 1924 Revue Various artists Various artists N/A
Andy Hardy's Private Secretary 1941 Musical film
Angel 1978 Broadway Gary Geld Peter Udell Udell and Ketti Frings
Angel in the Wings 1947 Revue Bob Hilliard and Carl Sigman Hilliard and Sigman
Angelika 2007 Czech musical
Angélique, Marquise des Anges 1995 French musical
Angry Housewives 1983 Off-Broadway Chad Henry and A.M. Collins Henry and Collins
Ani: A Parody 2014 Off-Broadway Matt and Nick Lang with music and lyrics by Clark Baxtresser & Pierce Siebers
Animal Crackers 1928 Broadway Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby Kalmar and Ruby George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind
Ankles Aweigh 1955 Broadway Sammy Fain Dan Shapiro Guy Bolton and Eddie Davis
Anne and Gilbert 2005 Canadian musical Jeff Hochhauser, Nancy White and Bob Johnston Hochhauser, White and Johnston Hochhauser, White and Johnston Based on Lucy Maud Montgomery's novels, Anne of Avonlea and Anne of the Island.
Anne of Green Gables 1965 Canadian musical Norman Campbell Don Harron, Campbell, Elaine Campbell and Mavor Moore Harron Based on Lucy Maud Montgomery's novel, Anne of Green Gables.
Annie
+ film (1982)
+ film (1999)
+ film (2014)
1977 Broadway Charles Strouse Martin Charnin Thomas Meehan Notable songs: "Tomorrow" and "A Hard-Knock Life".
Annie Get Your Gun
+ film (1950)
1946 Broadway Irving Berlin Berlin Herbert Fields and Dorothy Fields Notable song: "There's No Business Like Show Business".
Annie Warbucks 1993 Off-Broadway Charles Strouse Martin Charnin Thomas Meehan Sequel to Annie.
Anya 1965 Broadway Robert Wright and George Forrest Wright and Forrest George Abbott and Guy Bolton
Anyone Can Whistle 1964 Broadway Stephen Sondheim Sondheim Arthur Laurents
Anything Goes 1934 Broadway Cole Porter Porter Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse Notable songs: "Anything Goes", "You're the Top" and "I Get a Kick out of You".
Applause 1970 Broadway Charles Strouse Lee Adams Betty Comden and Adolph Green
Apple Blossoms 1919
The Apple Tree 1966 Broadway Jerry Bock Sheldon Harnick Bock, Harnick and Jerome Coopersmith
April in Paris 1952 Musical film Vernon Duke and LeRoy Prinz Various artists Jack Rose
April Love 1957 Musical film Sammy Fain and Alfred Newman Various artists George Agnew
Arabian Nights 1954 Off-Broadway Carmen Lombardo and John Jacob Lœb Lombardo and Lœb
The Ark 1998 Off-Broadway Michael McLean McLean and Kevin Kelly McLean and Kelly
The Arcadians 1909 West End Lionel Monckton and Howard Talbot Arthur Wimperis Mark Ambient and Alexander M. Thompson
Are You With It? 1945 Broadway Harry Revel Arnold B. Horwitt Sam Perrin and George Balzer Based on the novel, Slightly Perfect by George Malcolm-Smith.
Argentine Nights 1940 Musical film Frank Skinner Various artists J. Robert Bren and Gladys Atwater
The Aristocats 1970 Animated film Georges Bizet et al. Various artists Ken Anderson et al.
Arms and the Girl 1950 Broadway Morton Gould Dorothy Fields Herbert Fields and Fields
Around the World 1946 Broadway Cole Porter Porter Orson Welles
Arthur! Arthur! 1969 Musical film Harry Robertson Various artists Julian Symons A musical retelling of Dudley Moore's Arthur films.
Artists and Models 1955 Musical film Harry Warren and Jack Brooks Various artists Frank Tashlin et al. Notable song: "Innamorata".
As Long as They're Happy 1954 Musical film Stanley Black Alan Melville Melville
As the Girls Go 1948 Broadway Jimmy McHugh Harold Adamson William Roos
As Thousands Cheer 1933 Broadway Irving Berlin Berlin Moss Hart
Aspects of Love 1990 West End Andrew Lloyd Webber Don Black and Charles Hart Lloyd Webber Notable song: "Love Changes Everything".
Assassins 1990 Off-Broadway Stephen Sondheim Sondheim John Weidman Premiered on Broadway in 2004.
At Home Abroad 1935 Broadway revue Arthur Schwartz Howard Dietz N/A
At Long Last Love 1975 Musical film Cole Porter Porter Peter Bogdanovich
At the Circus 1939 Musical film Harold Arlen Arlen Irving Brecher
At the Drop of a Hat 1956 Off-West End revue Donald Swann Michael Flanders Swann and Flanders Produced on Broadway in 1959.
At the Drop of Another Hat 1963 Off-West End revue Donald Swann Michael Flanders Swann and Flanders Produced on Broadway in 1966.
At War with the Army 1950 Musical film Joseph J. Lilley Lilley James Allardice and Fred Finklehoffe
Athena 1954 Musical Film Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane Martin and Blane William Ludwig and Leonard Spigelgass
The Athenian Touch 1964 Off-Broadway Willard Straight David Eddy J. Albert Fracht and Arthur Goodman
Aunt Sally 1933 Musical film Harry M. Woods Woods Guy Bolton
Autant en emporte le vent 2003 French musical Gérard Presgurvic Presgurvic Based on the novel Gone with the Wind
Avenue Q 2003 Broadway Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx Lopez and Marx Jeff Whitty Notable songs: "It Sucks to Be Me", "Everyone's a Little Bit Racist" and "There's a Fine, Fine Line".

B[edit]

B
Production Year Venue/Type Music Lyrics Book Notes
Babes in Arms 1937 Broadway Richard Rodgers Lorenz Hart Rodgers and Hart Notable songs: "Where or When", "My Funny Valentine", "The Lady Is a Tramp", "Johnny One Note" and "I Wish I Were in Love Again".
Babes in Toyland 1903 Broadway Victor Herbert Glen MacDonough MacDonough
Babes on Broadway 1941 Musical film Burton Lane and Roger Edens E.Y. Harburg and Ralph Freed
Babette 1903 Broadway Victor Herbert Harry B. Smith Smith
Baby 1983 Broadway David Shire Richard Maltby, Jr. Sybille Pearson
Bad Girls: The Musical 2006 West End Kath Gotts Gotts Maureen Chadwick and Ann McManus Based on the ITV1 television series Bad Girls.
Back to the 80's 2004 Australian musical Neil Gooding Gooding Gooding
Bad Habits of 1926 1926 Broadway revue Manning Sherwin Arthur Herzog, Jr. N/A
Bajour 1964 Broadway Walter Marks Marks Ernest Kinoy Based on Joseph Mitchell's short stories, The Gypsy Women and The King of the Gypsies.
Baker Street 1965 Broadway Marian Grudeff, Raymond Jessel and Jerry Bock Grudeff, Jessel and Sheldon Harnick Jerome Coopersmith
The Baker's Wife 1989 West End Stephen Schwartz Schwartz Joseph Stein Aimed at a Broadway run in 1976, but closed during try-outs.
The Balkan Princess 1910 West End Paul Rubens Rubens and Arthur Wimperis Frederick Lonsdale and Frank Curzon
Ball im Savoy 1932 German operetta Paul Abraham Alfred Grünwald and Fritz Löhner-Beda Abraham
Ballad for Bimshire 1963 Off-Broadway Irving Burgie Burgie Burgie and Loften Mitchell
Ballroom 1978 Broadway Billy Goldenberg Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman Jerome Kass
Bambi 1942 Animated film Frank Churchill and Edward H. Plumb Churchill and Plumb Larry Morey
Band Waggon 1940 Musical film Various artists Various artists
The Band Wagon 1931 Broadway revue Arthur Schwartz Howard Dietz N/A Notable songs: "I Love Louisa", "Hoops" and "Dancing in the Dark".
Bandanna Land 1908 Broadway Will Marion Cook Jesse A. Shipp and Alex Rogers Shipp and Rogers
Banjo Eyes 1941 Broadway Vernon Duke John La Touche and Harold Adamson Joseph Quinlan and Izzy Ellinson
Bar Mitzvah Boy 1978 West End Jule Styne Don Black Jack Rosenthal
Barbarella 2004 Austrian musical Dave Stewart Stewart Stewart Based on the 1968 film.
Bare: A Pop Opera 2000 Off-Broadway Damon Intrabartolo Jon Hartmere, Jr. Intrabartolo and Hartmere, Jr. Notable song: "Portrait of a Girl".
Bare Facts of 1926 1926 Broadway revue Charles M. Schwab Henry Myers Stuart Hamill
Barefoot Boy with Cheek 1947 Broadway Sidney Lippman Sylvia Dee Max Shulman
The Barkleys of Broadway 1949 Musical film Harry Warren and George Gershwin Ira Gershwin Betty Comden, Adolph Green and Sidney Sheldon
Barnum 1980 Broadway Cy Coleman Michael Stewart Mark Bramble
Baron Trenck 1912 Broadway Felix Albini Frederick F. Schrader Henry Blossom
The Baroness Fiddlesticks 1904 Broadway Emil Bruguiere George De Long De Long
Bat Boy: The Musical 2001 Off-Broadway Laurence O'Keefe O'Keefe Keythe Farley and Brian Flemming
Bats 1983 Australian musical Ian Dorricott Simon Denver Dorricott and Denver
The Battle of Paris 1929 Musical film Cole Porter, Jay Gorney and Dick Howard Howard Dietz and Porter Gene Markey
Be Yourself 1930 Musical film Hugo Riesenfeld Riesenfeld Joseph Jackson
Beat the Band 1942 Musical TV show Various artists Various artists N/A
Beatlemania 1977 Broadway revue The Beatles The Beatles Bob Gill, Robert Rabinowitz and Lynda Obst
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical 2014 Broadway Gerry Goffin, Carole King, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil Goffin, King, Mann and Weil Douglas McGrath
Beautiful Dreamer 1961 Off-Broadway
The Beautiful Game 2000 West End Andrew Lloyd Webber Ben Elton Lloyd Webber and Elton
Beauty and the Beast
+ film (1991)
1994 Broadway Alan Menken Howard Ashman and Tim Rice Linda Woolverton Based on animated Walt Disney film of the same name. Notable songs: "Be Our Guest" and "Beauty and the Beast".
The Beauty Shop 1914 Off-Broadway Charles J. Gebest Rennold Wolf
The Beauty Spot 1909 Off-Broadway Reginald De Koven Joseph W. Herbert Herbert
Beauty World 1988 Singaporean musical Dick Lee Michael Chiang Chiang
Because You're Mine 1952 Musical film Johnny Green Green Ruth Brooks Flippen and Sy Gomberg
Bedknobs and Broomsticks 1971 Animated film Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman Irwin Kostal Bill Walsh and Don DaGradi Notable songs: "The Age of Not Believing" and "Substitutiary Locomotion".
A Bedtime Story 1933 Musical film Ralph Rainger Rainger Benjamin Glazer and Nunnally Johnson
The Beggar Student 1882 German operetta Carl Millöcker Camillo Walzel and Richard Genée Millöcker
Beggar's Holiday 1946 Broadway Duke Ellington John La Touche La Touche
The Beggar's Opera 1728 West End opera John Gay Gay Gay
Behind the Iron Mask 2005 West End John Robinson Robinson Colin Scott and Melinda Walker The show draws inspiration from the Man in the Iron Mask.
Bel-Ami 2014 Off-West End Alex Loveless Loveless Loveless A contemporary musical adaptation of the book of the same name.
Bell Bottom George 1943 Musical film Harry Bidgood Bidgood Edward Dryhurst and Peter Fraser
Belles belles belles 2003 French musical Claude François, Jean-Pierre Bourtayre, Carolin Petit Claude François, Daniel Moyne Daniel Moyne, Jean-Pierre Bourtayre Jukebox musical based on songs by Claude François.
La belle Hélène 1864 Paris opera bouffe Jacques Offenbach Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy Offenbach
La Belle Meunière 1948 Musical film Tony Aubin Aubin Marcel Pagnol
The Belle of Brittany 1908 Opera Howard Talbot and Marie Horne Percy Greenbank et al. Leedham Bantock and P.J. Barrow
The Belle of New York 1897 Broadway Gustave Kerker Hugh Morton Morton
Belle of the Nineties 1934 Musical film Arthur Johnston Johnston Mae West
Belle of the Yukon 1944 Musical film Arthur Lange Lange Houston Branch
Bells Are Ringing 1956 Broadway Jule Styne Betty Comden and Adolph Green Comden and Green A film was released in 1960.
Belmont Varieties 1932 Broadway revue Various artists Various artists N/A
The Beloved Vagabond 1936 Musical film Darius Milhaud Milhaud William John Locke
Ben Franklin in Paris 1964 Broadway Mark Sandrich, Jr. and Jerry Herman Sidney Michaels Michaels
Bernarda Alba 2006 Off-Broadway Michael John LaChiusa LaChiusa LaChiusa
Bernardine 1957 Musical film Lionel Newman and Johnny Mercer Newman and Mercer Mary Chase and Theodore Reeves
Besame Mucho El Musical 2005 Mexican Jukebox musical José María Vitier (arranger) Various artists Consuelo Garrido, Lorena Maza and Victor Weinstock Based on Bolero songs of the 1920s Mexico.
Best Foot Forward 1941 Broadway Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane Martin and Blane John Cecil Holm
The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public 1994 Broadway Carol Hall Hall Larry L. King and Peter Masterson
The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas 1978 Broadway Carol Hall Hall Larry L. King and Peter Masterson
The Best Things in Life Are Free 1956 Musical film Lionel Newman Lew Brown and Buddy DeSylva William Bowers and Phoebe Ephron
Betjemania 1976 West End John Gould John Betjeman David Benedictus and Gould
Bette Midler's Clams on the Half Shell 1975 Broadway revue Various artists Various artists Bruce Vilanch, Bill Hennessy and Jerry Blatt
Bette! Divine Madness 1979 Broadway revue Various artists Various artists Jerry Blatt, Bette Midler and Bruce Vilanch
The Better 'Ole 1917 West End Herman Darewski Percival Knight and James Heard Bruce Bairnsfather and Arthur Elliot
Better Tunes 1922 Broadway revue
Betty 1915 West End Paul Rubens and Ernest Steffan Adrian Ross and Rubens Frederick Lonsdale and Gladys Unger
Betty Blue Eyes 2011 West End George Stiles Anthony Drewe Ron Cowen and Daniel Lipman Based on A Private Function by Alan Bennett and Malcolm Mowbray.
Between the Devil 1937 Broadway Arthur Schwartz Howard Dietz Dietz
Betwixt! 2008 Off West End Ian McFarlane Mcfarlane Mcfarlane
Beyond the Fringe 1961 West End revue Various artists Various artists Alan Bennett, Peter Cook, Jonathan Miller and Dudley Moore
Bible Women 1995 Off-Broadway Elizabeth Swados Swados Swados
Big: the musical 1996 Broadway David Shire Richard Maltby, Jr. John Weidman
The Big Bad Musical 2009 Off-Broadway Bill Francoeur Francoeur Alec Strum
The Big Beat 1958 Musical film Henry Mancini Mancini David P. Harmon
Big Boy 1925 Broadway James F. Hanley and Joseph Meyer Buddy DeSylva Harold R. Atteridge
The Big Broadcast 1932 Musical film Various artists Various artists William Ford Manley
The Big Broadcast of 1936 1935 Musical film Various artists Various artists Walter DeLeon, Francis Martin and Ralph Spence
The Big Broadcast of 1937 1936 Musical film Various artists Various artists Walter DeLeon and Francis Martin
The Big Broadcast of 1938 1938 Musical film Various artists Various artists Walter DeLeon, Francis Martin and Ken Englund
Big Fella 1937 Musical film G. H. Clutsam and Will Grosz Clutsam and Grosz Ingram D'Abbes and Fenn Sherie
Big Fish 2013 Broadway Andrew Lippa Lippa John August Based on the film of the same name.
The Big Gay Musical 2009 Musical film Rick Crom Crom Fred M. Caruso
Big River 1985 Broadway Roger Miller Miller William Hauptman
Billboard Girl 1932 Musical film Lewis R. Foster, Harry McCoy, Earle Rodney and John A. Waldron
Billie 1928 Broadway George M. Cohan Cohan Cohan
Billie 1965 Musical film Dominic Frontiere Frontiere Ronald Alexander
Billion Dollar Baby 1945 Broadway Morton Gould Betty Comden and Adolph Green Comden and Green
Billy 1974 West End John Barry Don Black Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais
Billy Elliot the Musical 2004 West End
Broadway
Elton John Lee Hall Hall
The Billy Barnes Revue 1959 Off-Broadway revue Billy Barnes Barnes Bob Rodgers
Billy Noname 1970 Off-Broadway Johnny Brandon Brandon William Wellington Mackey
The Bing Boys Are Here 1916 West End revue Nat D. Ayer Clifford Grey George Grossmith, Jr. and Fred Thompson
The Bing Boys on Broadway 1918 West End revue Nat D. Ayer Clifford Grey George Grossmith, Jr. and Fred Thompson
The Bing Girls Are There 1917 West End revue Nat D. Ayer Clifford Grey George Grossmith, Jr. and Fred Thompson
The Biograph Girl 1980 West End David Heneker Heneker and Warner Brown Brown
Birds of Paradise 1987 Off-Broadway David Evans Winnie Holzman Evans and Holzman
Bitter Sweet 1929 West End operetta Noël Coward Coward Coward
Black and Blue 1985 French musical revue Various artists Various artists N/A
The Black Crook 1866 Broadway Thomas Baker, Giuseppe Operti and George Bickwell Theodore Kennick Charles M. Barras
Blackbirds of 1928 1928 Broadway revue Jimmy McHugh Dorothy Fields N/A Notable song: "Doin' the New Low-Down".
The Black Rider 1990 German musical Tom Waits Waits William S. Burroughs
Das Blaue Vom Himmel 1932 Musical film Paul Abraham Abraham Max Kolpé and Billy Wilder
Bleach 2005 Japanese anime musical Shoichi Tama Naoshi Okumura Okumura
Bless the Bride 1947 West End Vivian Ellis A. P. Herbert Herbert
Bless You All 1950 Broadway revue Harold Rome Rome N/A
Blitz! 1962 West End Lionel Bart Bart Bart and Joan Maitland
The Blonde in Black 1903 Broadway Gustav Kerker Harry B. Smith Smith
Die Blonde Nachtigall 1930 Musical film Willy Kollo and Otto Stransky Kollo and Stransky Walter Schlee and Walter Wassermann
Blondel 1983 West End Stephen Oliver Tim Rice Rice
Ein blonder Traum 1932 Musical film Werner R. Heymann Heymann Walter Reisch and Billy Wilder
Blondie Goes Latin 1941 Musical film Leo Arnaud Arnaud Karen DeWolf and Richard Flournoy
Blood Brothers 1983 West End Willy Russell Russell Russell Notable songs: "Marilyn Monroe" and "Tell Me It's Not True".
Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson 2008 Off-Broadway Michael Friedman Friedman Alex Timbers
Bloomer Girl 1944 Broadway Harold Arlen E. Y. Harburg Sig Herzig and Fred Saidy
Blossom Time 1921 Austrian operetta Franz Schubert Alfred Maria Willner and Heinz Reichert Willner and Reichert
The Blue Angel 1930 Musical film Friedrich Hollaender Robert Liebmann Heinrich Mann
Bluebell in Fairyland 1901 West End Walter Slaughter Aubrey Hopwood and Charles H. Taylor Seymour Hicks
Blue Hawaii 1961 Musical film Joseph J. Lilley Lilley Allan Weiss
Blue Holiday 1945 Broadway revue Al Moritz Mortiz N/A
The Blue Kitten 1922 Broadway Rudolf Friml Otto Harbach and William Carey Duncan Harbach and Duncan
The Blue Mazurka 1927 West End operetta Franz Lehár Leo Stein and Bela Jenbach Stein and Jenbach
Blue of the Night 1933 Musical film Various artists Various artists
The Blue Paradise 1915 Broadway Edmund Eysler and Sigmund Romberg Herbert Reynolds Edgar Smith
Blue Rhythm 1931 Musical film W. C. Handy Handy
Blue Skies 1946 Musical film Irving Berlin Berlin Berlin
Blues in the Night 1941 Musical film Heinz Roemheld Roemheld Edwin Gilbert, Elia Kazan and Robert Rossen
Blues in the Night 1982 Off-Broadway revue Various artists Various artists N/A
Boccaccio 1936 Musical film Franz Doelle Doelle Emil Burri and Walter Forster
The Body Beautiful 1958 Broadway Jerry Bock Sheldon Harnick Joseph Stein and Will Glickman
The Bodyguard
+ film (1992)
2012 West End Jukebox musical Various artists Various artists Alexander Dinelaris Based on the film of the same name.
The Bohemian Girl 1843 West End opera Michael William Balfe Alfred Bunn Balfe
Bombay Dreams 2002 West End A. R. Rahman Don Black Meera Syal and Thomas Meehan
Bombo 1921 Broadway Sigmund Romberg Harold R. Atteridge Atteridge
Bonnie and Clyde 2009 Off-Broadway Frank Wildhorn Don Black Ivan Menchell
Boobs! The Musical 2003 Off-Broadway Ruth Wallis Wallis Steve Mackes and Michael Whaley
Boogie Nights 1998 West End Various artists Various artists Jon Conway
The Book of Mormon 2011 Broadway Robert Lopez, Trey Parker and Matt Stone Lopez, Parker and Stone Lopez, Parker and Stone
Boots and Saddles 1937 Musical film Raoul Kraushaar Kraushaar Jack Natteford
Boots! Boots! 1934 Musical film Jack Cottrell and George Formby
Born to Dance 1936 Musical film Cole Porter Porter Jack McGowan and Sid Silvers Notable song: "I've Got You Under My Skin".
Bottoms Up 1934 Musical film Howard Jackson Jackson David Buster, Buddy DeSylva and Sid Silvers
Boy Meets Boy 1975 Off-Broadway Bill Solly Solly Solly and Donald Ward
The Boy Friend 1954 West End Sandy Wilson Wilson Wilson
The Boy from Oz 2003 Broadway Peter Allen Allen Nick Enright and Martin Sherman
The Boy Who Heard Music 2007 Workshop Pete Townshend and Rachel Fuller Townshend and Fuller Townshend Adaptation of The Who's rock opera Wire and Glass.
The Boys from Syracuse 1938 Broadway Richard Rodgers Lorenz Hart George Abbott Notable songs: "Falling in Love with Love" and "This Can't Be Love".
Bran Nue Dae 1990 Australian musical Jimmy Chi and Kuckles Chi and Kuckles Chi and Kuckles
Bravo Giovanni 1962 Broadway Milton Schafer Ronny Graham A. J. Russell
Breakfast at Tiffany's 1966 Broadway Bob Merrill Merrill Edward Albee Aimed at Broadway but closed during previews.
Brewster's Millions 1935 Musical film Marr Mackie Mackie Arthur Wimperis
The Bridges of Madison County 2014 Broadway Jason Robert Brown Brown Marsha Norman Based on the novel of the same name.
Brigadoon 1947 Broadway Frederick Loewe Alan Jay Lerner Lerner Notable song: "Almost Like Being in Love".
Bright Eyes 1934 Musical film Richard A. Whiting and Samuel Kaylin Whiting and Kaylin William Conselman
Bright Lights, Big City 2004 Off-Broadway Paul Scott Goodman Goodman Goodman
Bright Lights of 1944 1943 Broadway revue Jerry Livingston Mack David Norman Anthony and Charles Sherman
Bring Back Birdie 1981 Broadway Charles Strouse Lee Adams Michael Stewart A sequel to Bye Bye Birdie.
Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk 1996 Broadway revue Daryl Waters, Zane Mark and Ann Duquesnay Reg E. Gaines, George C. Wolfe and Duquesnay Gaines
Bring It On 2012 Broadway Lin-Manuel Miranda and Tom Kitt Amanda Green and Miranda Jeff Whitty Based on the 2000 film.
Bring on the Girls 1945 Musical film Robert E. Dolan Dolan Karl Tunberg, Darrell Ware and Pierre Wolff
Bring Your Smile Along 1955 Musical film Paul Mason Howard Howard Blake Edwards and Richard Quine
Britannia of Billingsgate 1933 Musical film Various artists Various artists Christine Jope-Slade and Sewell Stokes
Broadway Gondolier 1935 Musical film Heinz Roemheld Roemheld Sig Herzig, Yip Harburg and Hanns Kräly
Broadway Hostess 1935 Musical film Ray Heindorf and Heinz Roemheld Heindorf and Roemheld George Bricker
The Broadway Melody 1929 Musical film Nacio Herb Brown, George M. Cohan and Willard Robison Brown, Cohan and Robison Edmund Goulding, Norman Houston and James Gleason
Broadway Melody of 1936 1935 Musical film Nacio Herb Brown Brown Harry W. Conn, Moss Hart, Jack McGowan and Sid Silvers
Broadway Melody of 1938 1937 Musical film Nacio Herb Brown Arthur Freed Jack McGowan
Broadway Melody of 1940 1940 Musical film Cole Porter, Roger Edens and Walter Ruick Porter, Edens and Ruick Jack McGowan and Dore Schary
Broadway Through a Keyhole 1933 Musical film Alfred Newman Newman C. Graham Baker and Gene Towne
Brooklyn 2004 Broadway Mark Schoenfeld and Barri McPherson Schoenfeld and McPherson Schoenfeld and McPherson
A Broken Idol 1909 Broadway Egbert Van Alstyne Harry Williams Hal Stephens
Bronx Bombers 2014 Broadway Lindsay Jones Eric Simonson Simonson
Bubbling Brown Sugar 1976 Broadway revue Various artists Various artists Loften Mitchell
Buck Benny Rides Again 1940 Musical film Victor Young Young Arthur Stinger, Edmund Beloin and William Morrow
Buck Privates 1941 Musical film Charles Previn Previn Arthur T. Horman
Buddies 1919 Broadway B. C. Hilliam Hilliam George V. Hobart
Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story 1989 West End Jukebox musical Various artists Various artists N/A
Bugs Bunny on Broadway 1990 Broadway Carl Stalling and Milt Franklyn Stalling and Franklyn George Daugherty Based on the TV series Looney Tunes.
Bugsy Malone 1976 Musical film Paul Williams Williams Alan Parker Notable songs: "Fat Sam's Grand Slam" and "So You Wanna Be a Boxer?".
Bullets Over Broadway 2014 Broadway revue Various artists Various artists Woody Allen Based on the film of the same name.
Bundle of Joy 1956 Musical film Robert Carson, Norman Krasna, Arthur Sheekman and Felix Jackson
Bus Stop 1956 Musical film Ken Darby, Cyril J. Mockridge, Alfred Newman and Lionel Newman Darby, Mockridge, Newman and Newman George Axelrod and William Inge
By Jeeves 1975 West End Andrew Lloyd Webber Alan Ayckbourn Lloyd Webber and Ayckbourn
By Jupiter 1942 Broadway Richard Rodgers Lorenz Hart Rodgers and Hart Based on The Warrior's Husband by Julian F. Thompson.
By the Beautiful Sea 1954 Broadway Arthur Schwartz Dorothy Fields Herbert Fields and Fields
By the Light of the Silvery Moon 1953 Musical film Gus Edwards and Max Steiner Edwards and Steiner Booth Tarkington
By the Way 1925 Off-Broadway revue Vivian Ellis Graham John N/A
Bye Bye Birdie 1960 Broadway Charles Strouse Lee Adams Michael Stewart Notable songs: "A Lot of Livin' to Do", "Kids" and "Put On a Happy Face".

C[edit]

C
Production Year Venue/Type Music Lyrics Book Notes
Cab Calloway's Hi-De-Ho 1933 Musical film Cab Calloway Calloway Milton Hockey and Fred Rath
Cabalgata 1949 Broadway revue Ramon Bastida Bastida N/A
Cabaret
+ film (1972)
1966 Broadway John Kander Fred Ebb Joe Masteroff Notable songs: "Cabaret", "Maybe This Time" and "Willkommen".
Cabin in the Sky
+ film (1943)
1940 Broadway Vernon Duke John La Touche. Lynn Root
The Caddy 1953 Musical film Joseph J. Lilley Lilley Danny Arnold and Edmund Hartmann
La Cage aux Folles 1983 Broadway Jerry Herman Herman Harvey Fierstein Notable song: "I Am What I Am".
Calamity Jane 1953 Musical film Sammy Fain Paul Francis Webster James O'Hanlon Notable song: "Secret Love".
Call Me Madam
+ film (1953)
1950 Broadway Irving Berlin Berlin Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse Star vehicle for Ethel Merman.
Call Me Mister 1946 Broadway revue Harold Rome Rome N/A
Call of the Flesh 1930 Musical film William Axt Axt John Colton and Dorothy Farnum
Calypso Heat Wave 1957 Musical film Arthur Morton Morton David Chandler
Camelot
+ film (1967)
1960 Broadway Frederick Loewe Alan Jay Lerner Lerner Notable songs: "Camelot", "If Ever I Would Leave You", "I Loved You Once in Silence" and "The Lusty Month of May".
Camp 2003 Musical film Various artists Various artists Todd Graff
Can-Can
+ film (1960)
1953 Broadway Cole Porter Porter Abe Burrows Notable song: "I Am in Love".
Candide 1956 Broadway Leonard Bernstein Richard Wilbur Lillian Hellman Notable song: "Glitter and Be Gay".
The Candy Shop 1909 Broadway John L. Golden Golden George V. Hobart
Cannibal! The Musical 1993 Musical film Trey Parker and Rich Sanders Parker and Sanders Parker Originally known as Alferd Packer: The Musical.
Can't Help Singing 1944 Musical film Jerome Kern E. Y. Harburg Lewis R. Foster and Frank Ryan
Canticle of the Plains 1997 Concept album Rich Mullins, Mitch McVicker and Beaker Mullins, McVicker and Beaker N/A
Canterbury Tales 1968 West End John Hawkins and Richard Hill Nevill Coghill Martin Starkie and Coghill
Can't Stop the Music 1980 Musical film Various artists Various artists Allan Carr and Bronte Woodard Starred the Village People, Steve Guttenberg, Valerie Perrine and Bruce Jenner.
The Capeman 1998 Broadway Paul Simon Simon and Derek Walcott Simon and Walcott
Le capitaine Craddock 1931 Musical film Werner R. Heymann Heymann Hans Müller
El Capitan 1896 Broadway John Philip Sousa Charles Klein and Tom Frost Klein
Captain January 1936 Musical film Lew Pollack Pollack Sam Hellman, Gladys Lehman and Harry Tugend
Captain Jinks 1925 Broadway Lewis E. Gensler and Stephen Jones B.G. DeSylva and Laurence Schwab Frank Mandel
Captain Louie 1988 Off-Broadway Stephen Schwartz Schwartz Anthony Stein
Captain of the Guard 1930 Musical film Charles Wakefield Cadman Cadman Houston Branch
The Card 1973 West End Tony Hatch and Jackie Trent Hatch and Trent Keith Waterhouse and Willis Hall
Carefree 1938 Musical film Irving Berlin Berlin Allan Scott and Ernest Pagano Starred Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.
Carib Song 1945 Broadway Baldwin Bergersen William Archibald Archibald
Carmelina 1979 Broadway Burton Lane Alan Jay Lerner Joseph Stein and Lerner
Carmen 2007 Czech musical Frank Wildhorn Jack Murphy Norman Allen
Carmen Cubana 2006 Austrian musical Martin Gellner and Werner Stranka Kim Duddy, Gellner and Stranka Duddy
Carmen Jones 1943 Broadway Georges Bizet Oscar Hammerstein II Hammerstein II Featured the music from the opera Carmen.
Carnival! 1961 Broadway Bob Merrill Merrill Michael Stewart Notable song: "Love Makes the World Go 'Round".
Carnival in Flanders 1953 Broadway Jimmy Van Heusen Johnny Burke Preston Sturges Notable song: "Here's That Rainy Day".
Carolina Blues 1944 Musical film George Duning Duning Joseph Hoffman and Al Martin
Caroline, or Change 2004 Broadway Jeanine Tesori Tony Kushner Kushner
Carousel
+ film (1956)
1945 Broadway Richard Rodgers Oscar Hammerstein II Hammerstein II Notable songs: "Soliloquy", "You'll Never Walk Alone" and "If I Loved You".
Carrie 1988 Broadway Michael Gore Dean Pitchford Lawrence D. Cohen
Casbah 1948 Musical film Harold Arlen Leo Robin Leslie Bush-Fekete
The Casino Girl 1900 Broadway Various artists Various artists Harry B. Smith
Castles in the Air 1926 Broadway Percy Wenrich Raymond W. Peck Peck
The Cat and the Fiddle 1931 Broadway Jerome Kern Otto Harbach Harbach
The Catch of the Season 1904 West End Herbert Haines and Evelyn Baker Charles H. Taylor Seymour Hicks and Cosmo Hamilton
Catch Me If You Can 2009 Broadway Mark Shaiman Scott Wittman and Shaiman Terrence McNally Notable song: "Live in Living Color".
A Catered Affair 2008 Broadway John Bucchino Bucchino Harvey Fierstein
Cats
+ film (1998)
1981 West End
Broadway
Andrew Lloyd Webber T. S. Eliot Trevor Nunn Notable songs: "Memory", "Mr. Mistoffelees" and "Macavity: The Mystery Cat".
Cats Don't Dance 1997 Musical Animated film Randy Newman Newman Roberts Gannaway, Cliff Ruby and Elana Lesser
Celebration 1969 Broadway Harvey Schmidt Tom Jones Jones
Centennial Summer 1946 Musical film Jerome Kern Oscar Hammerstein II Michael Kanin
The Century Girl 1916 Broadway revue Victor Herbert and Irving Berlin Berlin and Henry Blossom N/A
Champagne Charlie 1944 Musical film Billy Mayerl Lord Berners John Dighton, Angus MacPhail and Austin Melford Notable song: "Champagne Charlie".
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 2013 West End Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman Shaiman and Wittman David Greig
Charlie Girl 1965 West End David Heneker and John Taylor Heneker and Taylor Hugh Williams, Margaret Vyner and Ray Cooney
Charlotte's Web 1973 Musical Animated film Robert B. Sherman and Richard M. Sherman Sherman and Sherman Earl Hamner Jr.
Charlotte Sweet 1982 Off-Broadway Gerald Jay Markoe Michael Colby Colby
Chasing Rainbows 1930 Musical film Milton Ager Jack Yellen Al Boasberg and Robert E. Hopkins Notable song: "Happy Days Are Here Again".
Chee-Chee 1928 Broadway Richard Rodgers Lorenz Hart Lew M. Fields
Chess 1986 West End
Broadway
Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus Tim Rice and Ulvaeus Richard Nelson Notable songs: "One Night in Bangkok" and "I Know Him So Well".
Chicago
+ film (2002)
1975 Broadway John Kander Fred Ebb Ebb and Bob Fosse Notable songs: "All That Jazz", "Cell Block Tango", "Mr. Cellophane" and "We Both Reached for the Gun".
Children of Eden 1991 West End Stephen Schwartz Schwartz John Caird Notable song: "The Spark of Creation".
Children's Letters to God 2004 Off-Broadway David Evans Douglas J. Cohen Stoo Hample
Chin-Chin 1914 Broadway Ivan Caryll Anne Caldwell and James O'Dea Caldwell and R. H. Burnside
A Chinese Honeymoon 1899 West End Howard Talbot and Ivan Caryll Harry Greenbank George Dance
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
+ film (1968)
2004 West End
Broadway
Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman Sherman and Sherman Jeremy Sams Based on the film of the same name.
The Chocolate Dandies 1924 Broadway Eubie Blake Noble Sissle Sissle and Lew Payton
The Chocolate Soldier 1908 German musical Oscar Straus Stanislaus Stange Rudolf Bernauer and Leopold Jacobson
A Chorus Line
+ film (1985)
1975 Broadway Marvin Hamlisch Edward Kleban James Kirkwood, Jr. and Nicholas Dante Notable songs: "What I Did for Love" and "One".
Chris and the Wonderful Lamp 1900 Broadway John Philip Sousa Glen MacDonough MacDonough
Christine 1960 Broadway Sammy Fain Paul Francis Webster Pearl S. Buck and Charles K. Peck, Jr.
A Christmas Carol
+ film (2004)
1995 Off-Broadway Alan Menken Lynn Ahrens Mike Ockrent and Ahrens
The Christmas Schooner 1995 Off-Off-Broadway Julie Shannon Shannon John Reeger
Chronicle of a Death Foretold 1995 Broadway Bob Telson Graciela Daniele, Jim Lewis and Michael John LaChiusa Daniele, Lewis and LaChiusa
Chu Chin Chow
+ film (1934)
1916 West End Frederic Norton Norton Oscar Asche
Church Basement Ladies 2005 Off-Off-Broadway Drew Jansen Jansen Jim Stowell and Jessica Zuehlke
Cinderella 1950 Musical Animated film Mack David, Al Hoffman and Jerry Livingston David, Hoffman and Livingston Various writers Notable songs: "A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes" and "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo".
Cinderella
+ film (1957)
+ film (1997)
2013 Broadway Richard Rodgers Oscar Hammerstein II Hammerstein II and Douglas Carter Beane Based on the original 1957 television special. Notable songs: "In My Own Little Corner" and "Ten Minutes Ago".
Cindy 1964 Off-Broadway Johnny Brandon Brandon Joe Sauter and Mike Sawyer
Cindy: Cendrillon 2002 2002 French musical Romano Musumarra Musumarra Luc Plamondon
The Cingalee 1904 West End Lionel Monckton and Paul Rubens Adrian Ross and Percy Greenbank James T. Tanner
City of Angels 1989 Broadway Cy Coleman David Zippel Larry Gelbart Notable songs: "You're Nothing Without Me" and "Funny".
The Civil War 1999 Broadway Frank Wildhorn Jack Murphy Gregory Boyd and Wildhorn Notable song: "Tell My Father".
Clambake 1967 Musical film Various artists Various artists Arthur Browne Jr.
A Class Act 2001 Broadway Edward Kleban Kleban Linda Kline and Lonny Price
Cleavage 1982 Broadway revue Buddy Sheffield Sheffield Sheffield and David Sheffield
Close Harmony 1929 Musical film Richard A. Whiting Leo Robin Elsie Janis and Gene Markey
Closer Than Ever 1989 Off-Broadway revue David Shire Richard Maltby, Jr. N/A
Closer to Heaven 2001 West End Pet Shop Boys Pet Shop Boys Jonathan Harvey
Clue 1997 Off-Broadway Galen Blum, Wayne Barker and Vinnie Martucci Tom Chiodo Peter DePietro
Coco 1969 Broadway André Previn Alan Jay Lerner Lerner Star vehicle for Katharine Hepburn.
The Cocoanut Grove 1938 Musical film John Leipold Leo Shuken Sy Bartlett and Olive Cooper
The Cocoanuts
+ film (1929)
1925 Broadway Irving Berlin Berlin George S. Kaufman
Colleen 1936 Musical film Harry Warren Al Dubin Robert Lord
College Humor 1933 Musical film Arthur Johnston Sam Coslow Claude Binyon and Frank Butler
Colma: The Musical 2007 Musical film H.P. Mendoza Mendoza Mendoza
The Color Purple 2005 Broadway Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray Russell, Willis and Bray Marsha Norman Notable song: "I'm Here".
Come Summer 1969 Broadway David Baker Will Holt Holt
Comin' Round the Mountain 1951 Musical film Joseph Gershenson Gershenson Robert Lees and Frederic Riedel
Company 1970 Broadway Stephen Sondheim Sondheim George Furth Notable songs: "The Ladies Who Lunch" and "Being Alive".
Coney Island 1943 Musical film Ralph Rainger Leo Robin George Seaton
A Connecticut Yankee 1927 Broadway Richard Rodgers Lorenz Hart Herbert Fields Notable song: "Thou Swell".
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court 1949 Musical film Jimmy Van Heusen Johnny Burke Edmund Beloin
The Conquering Hero 1961 Broadway Mark Charlap Norman Gimbel Larry Gelbart
Contact 2000 Broadway Various artists Various artists John Weidman
Conversation Piece 1934 West End Noël Coward Coward Coward
The Co-Optimists
+ film (1929)
1921 West End revue Various artists Various artists N/A
Copacabana 1947 Musical film Edward Ward Ward László Vadnay, Allen Boretz and Howard Harris
Copacabana 1994 West End revue Barry Manilow Manilow Manilo
Copper and Brass 1957 Broadway David Baker David Craig Ellen Violett and Craig
Corpse Bride 2005 Musical Animated film Danny Elfman John August August, Caroline Thompson and Pamela Pettler
Cotton Patch Gospel 1988 N/A Harry Chapin Chapin Tom Key and Russell Treyz
The Count of Luxembourg 1911 West End Franz Lehár Basil Hood and Adrian Ross Hood and Ross
Count To Ten 2009 Off-Broadway Michael Blevins, Scott Knipe, Bruce Sakcs and David Wollenberger Blevins and Beth Clary Blevins and Clary
Countess Maritza 1924 German musical Emmerich Kálmán Harry B. Smith Julius Brammer and Alfred Grünwald
The Court Jester 1956 Musical film Sylvia Fine Sammy Cahn Melvin Frank and Norman Panama
Cover Girl 1944 Musical film Jerome Kern Ira Gershwin and E.Y. Harburg Virginia Van Upp
Cowardy Custard 1972 West End revue Noël Coward Coward Coward
Cowboy from Brooklyn 1938 Musical film Leo F. Forbstein Adolph Deutsch Robert Sloane and Louis Pelletier
Coyote Tales 1998 Off-Broadway Henry Mollicone Sheldon Harnick Harnick
The Cradle Will Rock 1938 Broadway Marc Blitzstein Blitzstein Blitzstein
Cranks 1956 Broadway revue John Addison John Cranko N/A
Crazy for You 1992 Broadway George Gershwin Ira Gershwin Ken Ludwig A revised version of Girl Crazy
Cry-Baby
+ film (1990)
2007 Broadway Adam Schlesinger David Javerbaum Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan Based on the 1990 film of the same name.
Cry for Us All 1970 Broadway Mitch Leigh William Alfred and Phyllis Robinson Alfred and Albert Marre
Cuban Love Song 1931 Musical film Herbert Stothart Stothart C. Gardner Sullivan and Bess Meredyth
The Cuckoos 1930 Musical film Harry Ruby Ruby Guy Bolton and Bert Kalmar
Curley McDimple 1967 Off-Broadway Robert Dahdah Dahdah Dahdah and Mary Boylan
Curly Top 1935 Musical film Ray Henderson Ted Koehler Patterson McNutt and Arthur J. Beckhard
Curtains 2007 Broadway John Kander Fred Ebb Rupert Holmes
Cyrano 1973 Broadway Michael J. Lewis Anthony Burgess Burgess Based on Anthony Burgess's translation of the Edmond Rostand play Cyrano de Bergerac.
Cyrano: The Musical 1993 Broadway Ad van Dijk Koen van Dijk, Peter Reeves and Sheldon Harnick van Dijk
Children In The Playground 2001 Soon To Tour Benjamin D. Smith Smith Based on book written by Benjamin D. Smith about the aftermath of September 11

D[edit]

D
Production Year Venue/Type Music Lyrics Book Notes
Daddy Cool 2006 West End Boney M., Frank Farian Boney M., Frank Farian
Daddy Long Legs 1955 Film Johnny Mercer Johnny Mercer Phoebe Ephron, Henry Ephron
Dames 1934 Film Harry Warren, Sammy Fain, Allie Wrubel Al Dubin, Irving Kahal, Mort Dixon Robert Lord, Delmer Daves
Dames at Sea 1966 Off-Off-Broadway Jim Wise George Haimsohn, Robin Miller George Haimsohn, Robin Miller
Damn Yankees 1955 Broadway Richard Adler Jerry Ross George Abbott, Douglass Wallop Based on the novel The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant by Douglass Wallop. Notable songs: "Heart", "Whatever Lola Wants."
Dancer in the Dark 2000 Film Björk Björk, Lars von Trier, Sjón Lars von Trier
A Damsel in Distress 1937 Film George Gershwin Ira Gershwin P. G. Wodehouse Based on the novel of the same name by P. G. Wodehouse. Notable song: "A Foggy Day".
Dance a Little Closer 1983 Broadway Charles Strouse Alan Jay Lerner Alan Jay Lerner Based on the play Idiot's Delight by Robert E. Sherwood.
The Dance of Life 1929 Film Richard A. Whiting Sam Coslow and Leo Robin Benjamin Glazer
Dance of the Vampires 1997 Vienna Jim Steinman Michael Kunze Michael Kunze Based on the film The Fearless Vampire Killers by Roman Polanski.
Dance with Me 1975 Broadway Greg Antonacci Greg Antonacci Greg Antonacci
Dancin' 1978 Broadway various various Bob Fosse
Dancing Lady 1933 Film Louis Silvers and Burton Lane Harold Adamson Allen Rivkin and P. J. Wolfson
The Dancing Years 1939 West End Ivor Novello Christopher Hassall Ivor Novello
Dangerous Games 1989 Broadway Willian Finn Astor Piazzolla
Dangerous When Wet 1953 Film Albert Sendrey and Georgie Stoll Dorothy Kingsley
Darby O'Gill and the Little People 1959 Film Oliver Wallace Lawrence Edward Watkin Lawrence Edward Watkin Based on books Darby O'Gill and the Good People and The Ashes of Old Wishes And Other Darby O'Gill Tales by Herminie Templeton Kavanagh
Darling Lili 1970 Film Henry Mancini Johnny Mercer William Peter Blatty and Blake Edwards
Darling of the Day 1968 Broadway Jule Styne Yip Harburg Nunnally Johnson Based on the novel Buried Alive by Arnold Bennett.
A Date with Judy 1948 Film Ernesto Lecuona Dorothy Kingsley Based on the radio series of the same name.
A Day at the Races 1937 Film Bronisław Kaper and Walter Jurmann Gus Kahn Robert Pirosh, George Seaton, and George Oppenheimer
The Day Before Spring 1945 Broadway Frederick Loewe Alan Jay Lerner Alan Jay Lerner
A Day in Hollywood / A Night in the Ukraine 1979 West End Frank Lazarus and others Dick Vosburgh Dick Vosburgh Second act based on the one-act play The Bear by Anton Chekhov.
Dear Edwina 2008 Off-Broadway Zina Goldrich Marcy Heisler Marcy Heisler
Dear World 1969 Broadway Jerry Herman Jerry Herman Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee Based on the play The Madwoman of Chaillot by Jean Giraudoux.
Dearest Enemy 1925 Broadway Richard Rodgers Lorenz Hart Herbert Fields
Debbie Does Dallas: The Musical 2002 Off-Broadway Andrew Sherman, Tom Kitt, Jonathan Callicutt Andrew Sherman, Tom Kitt, Jonathan Callicutt Susan L. Schwartz
Deep in My Heart 1954 Film Sigmund Romberg Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto Harbach, Dorothy Donnelly, Roger Edens, Cyrus D. Wood, Ballard MacDonald, Rida Johnson Young, Harold R. Atteridge, Herbert Reynolds Leonard Spigelgass, Elliott Arnold
Delicious 1931 Film George Gershwin Ira Gershwin Guy Boltons, Sonya Levien
Delightfully Dangerous 1945 Film Morton Gould Edward Heyman Walter DeLeon, Arthur Phillips
De-Lovely 2004 Film Cole Porter Cole Porter Jay Cocks
Les Demoiselles de Rochefort 1967 Film Michel Legrand Jacques Demy Jacques Demy
Departure Lounge 2010 Off West End Douglas Irvine
The Desert Song
+ film (1929)
1926 Broadway Sigmund Romberg Otto Harbach Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto Harbach, and Frank Mandel
Dessa Rose 2005 Off-Broadway Stephen Flaherty Lynn Ahrens Lynn Ahrens Based on the novel of the same name by Sherley Anne Williams.
Destry Rides Again 1939 Film Friedrich Hollaender Frank Loesser Felix Jackson Based on the novel of the same name by Max Brand.
Destry Rides Again 1959 Broadway Harold Rome Harold Rome Leonard Gershe Based on the novel of the same name by George Marshall.
Devil-May-Care 1929 Film Herbert Stothart Clifford Grey Richard Schayer
Diamonds 1984 Off-Broadway Gerard Alessandrini, Craig Carnelia, Cy Coleman, Larry Grossman, John Kander, Doug Katsaros, Alan Menken, Jonathan Sheffer, Lynn Udall, Albert Von Tilzer, Jim Wann Gerard Alessandrini, Howard Ashman, Craig Carnelia, Betty Comden, Fred Ebb, Ellen Fitzhugh, Adolph Green, Karl Kennett, Jack Norworth, Jim Wann, David Zippel Bud Abbott, Ralph G. Allen, Roy Blount, Jr., Richard Camp, Jerry L. Crawford, Lou Costello, Lee Eisenberg, Jim Wann, John Lahr, Arthur Masella, Harry Stein, John Weidman, Alan Zweibel
Dick Tracy 1990 Film Madonna, Patrick Leonard, Stephen Sondheim, Michael Kernan, Andy Paley, Jeff Lass, Ned Claflin, Jonathan Paley, Shep Pettibone, Danny Elfman Madonna, Stephen Sondheim, Andy Paley Jim Cash, Jack Epps, Jr. Based on the comic strip of the same name by Chester Gould.
Different Times 1972 Boardway Michael Brown Michael Brown Michael Brown
Dimples 1936 Film Jimmy McHugh Ted Koehler Nat Perrinn and Arthur Sheekman
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels 2004 Broadway David Yazbek David Yazbek Jeffrey Lane Based on the film of the same name by Frank Oz.
Disco Inferno West End various various
The District Leader 1906 Broadway Joseph E. Howard Joseph E. Howard Joseph E. Howard
The District Leader 1906 Broadway Sandy Wilson Sandy Wilson Sandy Wilson Sequel to the musical The Boy Friend by Sandy Wilson.
Les Dix Commandements 2000 French musical Pascal Obispo Lionel Florence and Patrice Guirao Élie Chouraqui and Pascal Obispo
Dixiana 1930 Film Max Steiner Luther Reed
Dixie 1943 Film Jimmy Van Heusen Johnny Burke Karl Tunberg, Darrell Ware, Claude Binyon
Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up? 1979 Broadway James Quinn and Alaric Jans James Quinn and Alaric Jans John R. Powers
Do I Hear a Waltz? 1965 Broadway Richard Rodgers Stephen Sondheim Arthur Laurents Based on the play The Time of the Cuckoo by Arthur Laurents.
Do Re Mi 1960 Broadway Jule Styne Betty Comden and Adolph Green Garson Kanin
Doctor Dolittle 1967 Film Leslie Bricusse, Lionel Newman, Alexander Courage Leslie Bricusse Leslie Bricusse Notable song: "Talk to the Animals".
Doctor Zhivago 2011 Sydney Lucy Simon Michael Korie and Amy Powers Michael Weller Based on the novel of the same name by Boris Pasternak.
Dogfight 2012 Off-Broadway Pasek and Paul Pasek and Paul Peter Duchan Based on the film of the same name by Nancy Savoca.
Doll Scott Frankel Michael Korie Michael Korie
Doll Face 1945 Film Jimmy McHugh, Lionel Newman (The Parisian Trot) Harold Adamson, Charles E. Henderson (The Parisian Trot) Harold Buchman Based on the play The Naked Genius by Gypsy Rose Lee.
Die Dollarprinzessin 1907 Operetta Leo Fall Alfred Maria Willner and Fritz Grünbaum Alfred Maria Willner and Fritz Grünbaum
A Doll's Life 1982 Broadway Larry Grossman Betty Comden and Adolph Green Betty Comden and Adolph Green Based on the play A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen.
The Dolly Sisters 1945 Film John Larkin and Marian Spitzer
Donnybrook! 1961 Broadway Johnny Burke Johnny Burke Robert E. McEnroe Based on the film The Quiet Man by John Ford.
Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope 1971 Broadway Micki Grant Micki Grant
Don't Play Us Cheap 1972 Broadway Melvin Van Peebles Melvin Van Peebles Melvin Van Peebles
Doonesbury 1983 Broadway Elizabeth Swados Garry Trudeau Garry Trudeau Based on the comic strip of the same name by Garry Trudeau.
Double or Nothing 1937 Film Burton Lane, Arthur Johnston, Johnny Burke, John Leipold, Victor Young, Al Siegel, Sam Coslow, Sanford Green Burton Lane, Ralph Freed, Johnny Burke, Irving Kahal Duke Atteberry, Erwin Gelsey, John Moffitt, Charles Lederer
Double Trouble 1967 Film Jeff Alexander and others various Jo Heims Stars Elvis Presley
Down Argentine Way 1940 Film Harry Warren and Jimmy McHugh Mack Gordon and Al Dubin Rian James, Ralph Spence, Karl Tunberg, Karl Tunberg, Darrell Ware
Down to Earth 1947 Film George Duning and Heinz Eric Roemheld Harry Segall, Edwin Blum Sequel to the film Here Comes Mr. Jordan by Alexander Hall.
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical 1994 Broadway Mel Marvin and Albert Hague Timothy Mason and Dr. Seuss Timothy Mason Based on the children's story of the same name by Dr. Seuss.
Dracula – Entre l'amour et la mort 2006 Quebec Simon Leclerc Roger Tabra Bruno Pelletier and Richard Ouzounian
Dracula, the Musical 2001 Broadway Frank Wildhorn Don Black and Christopher Hampton Black and Hampton Based on the novel of the same name by Bram Stoker.
Dragons 2003 Sheldon Harnick Harnick Harnick
Drat! The Cat! 1965 Broadway Milton Schafer Ira Levin Levin Notable song: "She Touched Me".
Dream House 1932 Film
Dream True 2004 Ricky Ian Gordon Ricky Ian Gordon Ricky Ian Gordon
Dreamgirls
+ film (2006)
1981 Broadway Henry Krieger Tom Eyen Tom Eyen Semi-based on The Supremes. Notable song: "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going".
Dreams Come True 1936 Film Franz Lehár, Colin Wark, Ben Frankel Bruce Sevier Donald Bull
Die Drei von der Tankstelle 1930 Film Werner R. Heymann Franz Schulz and Paul Frank
The Drowsy Chaperone 2006 Broadway Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison Bob Martin and Don McKellar
Dreamboats and Petticoats 2009 West End Various Various Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran Based on the compilation album of the same name.
Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog 2008 Web miniseries Joss Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, Jed Whedon Joss Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, Jed Whedon Joss Whedon, Zack Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, Jed Whedon
DuBarry Was a Lady 1939 Broadway Cole Porter Cole Porter Herbert Fields and Buddy DeSylva Notable song: "Friendship."
The Duchess of Dantzic 1903 London comic opera Ivan Caryll Henry Hamilton[disambiguation needed] Henry Hamilton[disambiguation needed] Based on the play Madame Sans-Gêne by Victorien Sardou and Émile Moreau.
Duchess of Idaho 1950 Film Al Rinker, Floyd Huddleston, Henry Nemo, Lee Pearl Al Rinker, Floyd Huddleston, Henry Nemo, Lee Pearl Dorothy Cooper, Jerry Davis, Sid Fields
Duck Soup 1933 Film Harry Ruby Bert Kalmar Harry Ruby, Bert Kalmar, Arthur Sheekman, Nat Perrin
Dude 1972 Broadway Galt MacDermot Gerome Ragni Gerome Ragni
Ed Gardner's Duffy's Tavern 1945 Film Abe Burrows and Matt Brook Based on the radio series of the same name.
Dumbo 1941 Film Frank Churchill and Oliver Wallace Frank Churchill and Oliver Wallace Otto Englander, Joe Grant, Dick Huemer Based on the children story the same name. Notable song: "Baby Mine".
Dusty – The Original Pop Diva 2005 Australian musical various various John-Michael Howson, David Mitchell, Melvyn Morrow Jukebox musical based on songs by Dusty Springfield.

E[edit]

E
Production Year Venue/Type Music Lyrics Book Notes
Eadie Was a Lady 1945 Musical film George Duning Marlin Skiles Monte Brice Based on the musical Take a Chance.
The Earl and the Girl 1903 West End Ivan Caryll Percy Greenbank Seymour Hicks
Earl Carroll Vanities of 1931 1931 Broadway Burton Lane Harold Adamson Ralph Spence and Eddie Welch
Earl of Ruston 1971 Broadway Peter Link C.C. Courtney and Ragan Courtney Courtney and Courtney
Early to Bed 1943 Broadway Fats Waller George Marion, Jr. Marion, Jr.
Earth Girls Are Easy 1988 Musical film Ray Colcord and Nile Rodgers Julie Brown Brown, Charlie Coffey and Terrence E. McNally
The East Side of Heaven 1939 Musical film Frank Skinner Skinner William Conselman and James V. Kern
Easter Parade 1948 Musical film Johnny Green, Roger Edens and Irving Berlin Berlin Sidney Sheldon, Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett
Easter Rising 2004 Off-Broadway Michael Arden Arden Isaac Oliver
Easy to Love 1953 Musical film Georgie Stoll Robert Van Eps László Vadnay and William Roberts
Eating Raoul 1992 Off-Broadway Jed Feuer Boyd Graham Paul Bartel and Richard Blackburn Based on the movie of the same name.
Ed Wynn Carnival 1920 Broadway revue Ed Wynn Wynn Wynn
The Eddie Cantor Story 1954 Musical film David Buttolph Buttolph Ted Sherdeman, Sidney Skolsky and Jerome Weidman
The Eddy Duchin Story 1956 Musical film George Duning Duning Samuel A. Taylor
The Education of H*Y*M*A*N K*A*P*L*A*N 1968 Broadway Oscar Brand and Paul Nassau Brand and Nassau Benjamin Bernard Zavin
Eileen 1917 Broadway Victor Herbert Henry Blossom Blossom
Einbrecher 1930 Musical film Friedrich Hollaender and Franz Waxman Hollaender and Waxman Robert Liebmann
Elegies 2003 Off-Broadway revue William Finn Finn Finn
Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens 1993 Off-Broadway Janet Hood Bill Russell Russell
Elisabeth 1992 Austrian musical Sylvester Levay Michael Kunze Kunze Based on the life of Empress Elisabeth of Austria.
Elixier 1997 German musical Tobias Künzel and Wolfgang Lenk Kati Naumann Horst Königstein
Elsie 1923 Broadway George Gershwin Ira Gershwin Charles W. Bell Originally entitled A Dangerous Maid.
Emir 2010 Musical film Chino Toledo, Vin Dancel and Ebe Dancel Diwa de Leon and Gary Granada Jerry Gracio
The Emperor Waltz 1948 Musical film Victor Young Young Billy Wilder and Charles Brackett
Enchanted 2007 Musical film Alan Menken Stephen Schwartz Bill Kelly Disney film starring Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey and James Marsden.
The Enchantress 1911 Broadway Victor Herbert Fred de Gresac and Harry B. Smith de Gresac and Smith
Erminie 1885 Off-West End Edward Jakobowski Claxson Bellamy and Harry Paulton N/A
Ernest in Love 1960 Off-Broadway Lee Pockriss Anne Croswell Croswell
Eubie! 1978 Broadway revue Eubie Blake Noble Sissle, Andy Razaf, Johnny Brandon, F. E. Miller and Jim Europe N/A
Evangeline, or The Belle of Acadia 1874 Broadway Edward E. Rice J. Cheever Goodwin Goodwin
Evening Primrose 1966 Television musical Stephen Sondheim Sondheim James Goldman
An Evening with Beatrice Lillie 1952 Broadway revue Various Various N/A
An Evening with Max Morath at the Turn of the Century 1969 Off-Broadway revue Various Various N/A
Ever Green 1930 West End Richard Rodgers Lorenz Hart Benn Levy
Every Night at Eight 1935 Musical film Frederick Hollander and Paul Mertz Clifford Vaughan C. Graham Barker and Stanley Garvey
Everybody Sing 1938 Musical film William Axt Axt Florence Ryerson, Edgar Allan Woolf and James Gruen
Everybody's Welcome 1931 Broadway Sammy Fain Irving Kahal Lambert Carroll
Everyday Rapture 2009 Broadway Various Various Sherie Rene Scott and Dick Scanlan
Everyone Says I Love You 1996 Musical film Dick Hyman Hyman Woody Allen
Everything I Have is Yours 1952 Musical film David Rose Rose Ruth Brooks Flippen and George Wells
Everything Is Rhythm 1936 Musical film N/A N/A Jack Byrd and Syd Courtenay
Evie and the Birdman 2001 Australian musical John Field Field Field
Evil Dead: The Musical 2003 Canadian musical Christopher Bond, Frank Cipolla, Melissa Morris and George Reinblatt Reinblatt Reinblatt
Evita
+ film (1996)
1977 West End Andrew Lloyd Webber Tim Rice Lloyd Webber and Rice Based on Eva Perón. Notable songs: "Don't Cry for Me, Argentina" and "Another Suitcase in Another Hall". An additional song, "You Must Love Me", was added to the film.

F[edit]

F
Production Year Venue/Type Music Lyrics Book Notes
Falsettoland 1990 Off-Broadway William Finn Finn James Lapine Later become half of Falsettos.
Falsettos 1992 Broadway William Finn Finn James Lapine and Finn
Fame
+ film (1980)
+ film (2009)
1988 Off-Broadway Steve Margoshes Jacques Levy Jose Fernandez Based on the 1980 film version.
Fancy Nancy the Musical 2012 Off-Broadway Danny Abosch Susan DiLallo and Abosch DiLallo
Fanny 1954 Broadway Harold Rome Rome S. N. Behrman and Joshua Logan
The Fantasticks 1960 Off-Broadway Harvey Schmidt Tom Jones Jones Notable songs: "Try to Remember" and "Soon It's Gonna Rain".
Fellowship! 2004 Off-Broadway Allen Simpson Various Kelly Holden-Bashar and Joel McCrary A Tolkien parody.
Fiddler on the Roof 1964 Broadway Jerry Bock Sheldon Harnick Joseph Stein Notable songs: "Tradition", "If I Were a Rich Man" and "Matchmaker, Matchmaker".
The Fields of Ambrosia 1996 Canadian musical Martin Silvestri Joel Higgins Higgins Based on the 1970 film The Traveling Executioner.
Finding Nemo – The Musical 2007 Disney musical Robert Lopez Kristen Anderson-Lopez Peter Brosius
Fings Ain't Wot They Used T'Be 1959 West End Lionel Bart Bart Frank Norman
Finian's Rainbow 1947 Broadway Burton Lane E. Y. Harburg Harburg and Fred Saidy Notable songs: "How are Things in Glocca Morra?" and "Old Devil Moon".
Fiorello! 1959 Broadway Jerry Bock Sheldon Harnick Jerome Weidman and George Abbott Notable song: "Little Tin Box".
First Date 2013 Broadway Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner Zachary and Weiner Austin Winsberg
First Impressions 1959 Broadway George Weiss, Robert Goldman and Glenn Paxton Weiss, Goldman and Paxton Abe Burrows Based on Jane Austen's novel Pride and Prejudice.
First Lady Suite 1993 Off-Broadway Michael John LaChiusa
Five Guys Named Moe 1990 West End Louis Jordan Jordan Clarke Peters
The Five O'Clock Girl 1928 Broadway Harry Ruby Bert Kalmar Guy Bolton and Fred Thompson
The Fix 1997 West End Dana P. Rowe John Dempsey John Dempsey
Flahooley 1951 Broadway Sammy Fain E.Y. Harburg Harburg and Fred Saidy
Flashdance the Musical 2008 West End Robbie Roth Roth and Robert Cary Tom Hedley and Cary Based on the film Flashdance
Flora the Red Menace 1965 Broadway John Kander Fred Ebb George Abbott and Robert W. Russell Noted for Broadway debut of Liza Minnelli.
Florodora 1899 West End Leslie Stuart and Paul Rubens Rubens and Edward Boyd-Jones Owen Hall
Flower Drum Song
+ film (1961)
1958 Broadway Richard Rodgers Oscar Hammerstein II Hammerstein II and Joseph Fields Notable songs: "I Enjoy Being a Girl" and "Love, Look Away".
Floyd Collins 1996 Off-Broadway Adam Guettel Guettel and Tina Landau Landau
Flying High 1930 Broadway Ray Henderson B. G. DeSylva and Lew Brown Brown, DeSylva, and John McGowan
Follies 1971 Broadway Stephen Sondheim Sondheim James Goldman Notable songs: "Broadway Baby", "I'm Still Here" and "Losing My Mind".
Follow That Girl 1960 West End Julian Slade and Dorothy Reynolds Slade and Reynolds Slade and Reynolds
Follow the Boys 1963 Musical film Various Various Lou Breslow and Gertrude Purcell
Follow the Girls 1944 Broadway Phil Charig, Dan Shapiro and Milton Pascal Charig, Shapiro and Pascal Guy Bolton and Fred Thompson
Follow Thru 1929 Broadway Ray Henderson B. G. DeSylva and Lew Brown DeSylva and Lawrence Schwab
Footloose
+ film (1984)
+ film (2011)
1998 Broadway Tom Snow Dean Pitchford Pitchford and Walter Bobbie Based on the 1984 film version.
Forever Plaid 1990 Off-Broadway Various Various Stuart Ross
Forbidden Zone 1980 Musical film Danny Elfman Elfman Richard Elfman
Forbidden Broadway 1982 Off-Broadway revue Various Gerard Alessandrini Alessandrini
Fosse 1999 Broadway revue Various Various N/A
The Four Musketeers 1967 West End Laurie Johnson Herbert Kretzmera Michael Pertwee
Foxy 1964 Broadway Robert Emmett Dolan Johnny Mercer Ian McLellan Hunter and Ring Lardner Jr. Based on Ben Jonson's play Volpone.
Frankenstein – A New Musical 2007 Off-Broadway Mark Baron Jefferey Jackson Jackson and Gary P Cohen
Free as Air 1957 West End Julian Slade Dorothy Reynolds and Slade Reynolds and Slade
The Frogs 2004 Broadway Stephen Sondheim Sondheim Burt Shevelove and Nathan Lane Originally performed in Yale University's gymnasium's swimming pool in 1974.
From Generation to Generation 1996 Off-Broadway Karen Sokolof Javitch Sokolof Javitch Sokolof Javitch and Elaine Jabenis
From Here to Eternity 2013 West End Stuart Brayson Tim Rice Bill Oakes
From Justin to Kelly 2003 Musical film Greg Siff Michael Wandmacher Kim Fuller
Frozen 2013 Musical Animated film Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez Lopez and Anderson-Lopez Jennifer Lee Starred Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad and Santino Fontana.
The Full Monty 2000 Broadway David Yazbek Yazbek Terrence McNally Based on the 1997 film version.
Funny Face
+ film (1957)
1927 Broadway George Gershwin Ira Gershwin Paul Gerard Smith and Fred Thompson
Funny Girl
+ film (1968)
1964 Broadway Jule Styne Bob Merrill Isobel Lennart Notable songs: "People" and "Don't Rain on My Parade".
Funny Lady 1975 Musical film John Kander Fred Ebb Jay Presson Allen and Arnold Schulman
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum 1962 Broadway Stephen Sondheim Sondheim Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart Notable song: "Comedy Tonight".

G[edit]

G
Production Year Venue/Type Music Lyrics Book Notes
Gay Divorce
+ film (1934)
1932 Broadway Cole Porter Porter Dwight Taylor Notable song: "Night and Day".
The Gay Life 1961 Broadway Arthur Schwartz Howard Dietz Fay Kanin and Michael Kanin Based on The Affairs of Anatol by Arthur Schnitzler.
Gay Purr-ee 1962 Animated film Harold Arlen E.Y. Harburg Dorothy Webster Jones and Chuck Jones
A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder 2013 Broadway Steven Lutvak Robert L. Freedman and Lutvak Freedman
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
+ film (1953)
1949 Broadway Jule Styne Leo Robin Joseph Fields and Anita Loos Notable song: "Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend".
Get Used to It! 1992 Off-Broadway revue Tom Wilson Weinberg Wilson Weinberg Wilson Weinberg
Ghost Brothers of Darkland County 2012 Touring production John Mellencamp Mellencamp Stephen King
Ghost the Musical 2011 West End Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard Steward, Ballard and Bruce Joel Rubin Rubin
Gigi 1958 Musical film Frederick Loewe Alan Jay Lerner Lerner Notable song: "Thank Heaven for Little Girls".
The Girl Behind the Gun 1918 Broadway Ivan Caryll Guy Bolton and P. G. Wodehouse Bolton and Wodehouse Revised as Kissing Time in London.
Girl Crazy 1930 Broadway George Gershwin Ira Gershwin Guy Bolton and John McGowan Notable song: "I've Got Rhythm".
The Girl Who Came to Supper 1963 Broadway Noël Coward Coward Harry Kurnitz
Glory Days 2008 Broadway Nick Blaemire Blaemire James Gardiner
Go into Your Dance 1935 Musical film Harry Warren Al Dubin Bradford Ropes and Earl Baldwin
Goblin Market 1985 Off-Broadway Polly Pen Christina Rossetti Rossetti
Godspell
+ film (1973)
1971 Off-Broadway Stephen Schwartz Schwartz and Episcopal Hymnal John-Michael Tebelak
The Golden Apple 1954 Off-Broadway Jerome Moross John Latouche Latouche Based on the Iliad and Odyssey of Homer.
Golden Boy 1964 Broadway Charles Strouse Lee Adams Clifford Odets and William Gibson
Golden Rainbow 1968 Broadway Walter Marks Marks Ernest Kinoy
Goldilocks 1958 Broadway Leroy Anderson Jean Kerr, Joan Ford and Walter Kerr Kerr and Kerr
The Good Companions 1974 West End André Previn Johnny Mercer Ronald Harwood
Good News 1927 Broadway Ray Henderson B.G. DeSylva and Lew Brown DeSylva and Laurence Schwab
Good Vibrations 2005 Broadway Brian Wilson and The Beach Boys Wilson and The Beach Boys Richard Dresser
The Goodbye Girl 1993 Broadway Marvin Hamlisch David Zippel Neil Simon Based on the 1977 film version.
Grab Me a Gondola 1958 West End James Gilbert Gilbert and Julien More More
A Grand Night for Singing 1993 Broadway revue Richard Rodgers Oscar Hammerstein II Walter Bobbie
Grand Hotel 1989 Broadway Robert Wright, George Forrest and Maury Yeston Wright, Forrest and Yeston Luther Davis
The Grand Tour 1979 Broadway Jerry Herman Herman Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble
The Grass Harp 1971 Broadway Claibe Richardson Kenward Elmslie Elmslie
Grease
+ film (1978)
1972 Broadway Warren Casey and Jim Jacobs Casey and Jacobs Casey and Jacobs Notable songs: "Summer Nights", "Greased Lightnin'" and "We Go Together". The song "Hopelessly Devoted to You" was added to the film.
Grease 2 1982 Musical film Louis St. Louis St. Louis Ken Finkleman Sequel to the 1978 film adaptation.
The Great American Trailer Park Musical 2005 Off-Broadway David Nehls Nehls Betsy Kelso
Great Lady 1938 Broadway Frederick Loewe Earle Crooker Crooker
The Great Waltz 1934 Broadway Johann Strauss I and Johann Strauss II Desmond Carter Moss Hart Based on the Strauss family feud.
A Greek Slave 1898 West End Sidney Jones and Lionel Monckton Harry Greenbank and Adrian Ross Owen Hall
Greenwillow 1960 Broadway Frank Loesser Loesser Lesser Samuels and Loesser
Grey Gardens 2006 Off-Broadway Scott Frankel Michael Korie Doug Wright Adaptation of the 1975 documentary of the same name.
Grind 1985 Broadway Larry Grossman Ellen Fitzhugh Fay Kanin
Guys and Dolls
+ film (1955)
1950 Broadway Frank Loesser Loesser Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows Notable songs: "Luck Be a Lady", "A Bushel and a Peck" and "Sit Down, You're Rockin' the Boat".
Gypsy
+ film (1962)
1959 Broadway Jule Styne Stephen Sondheim Arthur Laurents Notable songs: "Everything's Coming up Roses" and "Together Wherever We Go".

H[edit]

H
Production Year Venue/Type Music Lyrics Book Notes
Hair 1968 Broadway Galt MacDermot Gerome Ragni and James Rado Ragni and Rado Notable song: "Aquarius".
Hairspray
+ film (2007)
2002 Broadway Marc Shaiman Scott Wittman and Shaiman Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan Notable song: "You Can't Stop the Beat".
Half a Sixpence
+ film (1967)
1963 West End David Heneker Heneker Beverley Cross
Hallelujah, Baby! 1967 Broadway Jule Styne Betty Comden and Adolph Green Arthur Laurents
Hands on a Hardbody 2013 Broadway Trey Anastasio and Amanda Green Green Doug Wright
Hans Christian Andersen 1952 Musical film Frank Loesser Loesser Myles Connolly and Moss Hart
The Happiest Girl in the World 1961 Broadway Jacques Offenbach E.Y. Harburg Fred Saidy
The Happiest Millionaire 1967 Musical film Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman Sherman and Sherman Cordelia Drexel Biddle and A.J. Carothers Notable song: "Fortuosity".
Happiness 2009 Off-Broadway Scott Frankel Michael Korie John Weidman
Happy Days 1919 Broadway Raymond Hubbell R. H. Burnside Burnside
Happy Days 2009 Off-Broadway Paul Williams Williams Gary Marshall
Happy End 1929 German musical Kurt Weill Bertolt Brecht Elisabeth Hauptmann Notable songs: "Bilbao Song" and "Sailor's Tango".
Harmony 1996 Off-Broadway Barry Manilow Bruce Sussman Bruce Sussman Notable song: "Stars in the Night".
Happy Hunting 1956 Broadway Harold Karr Matt Dubey Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse Notable songs: "Mutual Admiration Society" and "A New-Fangled Tango".
The Happy Time 1968 Broadway John Kander Fred Ebb N. Richard Nash
A Hard Day's Night 1964 Musical film The Beatles and George Martin The Beatles and Martin Alun Owen
The Harvey Girls 1946 Musical film Harry Warren Johnny Mercer Eleanore Griffin and William Rankin
The Hatpin 2005 Australian musical Peter Rutherford James Millar Millar
Hazel Flagg 1953 Broadway Jule Styne Bob Hilliard Ben Hecht
Heathers: The Musical 2014 Off-Broadway Laurence O'Keefe & Kevin Murphy Laurence O'Keefe & Kevin Murphy Laurence O'Keefe & Kevin Murphy
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
+ film (2001)
1998 Off-Broadway Stephen Trask Trask John Cameron Mitchell
Heart and Souls 1993 Fantasy-comedy Ron Underwood
Heathers 2014 Off-Broadway Laurence O'Keefe O'Keefe and Murphy Kevin Murphy
Hello, Dolly!
+ film (1969)
1964 Broadway Jerry Herman Herman Michael Stewart Notable song: "Hello, Dolly!".
Hellzapoppin
+ film (1941)
1938 Broadway revue Sammy Fain and Charles Tobias Fain and Tobias Harold Johnson and Ole Olsen
Help! 1965 Musical film The Beatles, George Martin and Ken Thorne The Beatles, Martin and Thorne Charles Wood and Marc Behm
Henry, Sweet Henry 1967 Broadway Bob Merrill Merrill Nunnally Johnson and Nora Johnson
Her First Roman 1968 Broadway Ervin Drake Drake Drake
Hercules 1997 Animated film Alan Menken David Zippel Ron Clements and John Musker
Here Comes the Groom 1951 Musical film Joseph J. Lilley Lilley Virginia Van Upp and Liam O'Brien Featured the Academy Award winning song "In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening".
Here's Love 1963 Broadway Meredith Willson Willson Willson
High Button Shoes 1947 Broadway Jule Styne Sammy Cahn George Abbott and Phil Silvers
High Fidelity 2006 Broadway Tom Kitt Amanda Green David Lindsay-Abaire
High School Musical 2006 Musical film Various artists Various artists Peter Barsocchini
High School Musical 2 2007 Musical film Various artists Various artists Peter Barsocchini
High School Musical 3: Senior Year 2008 Musical film Various artists Various artists Peter Barsocchini
High Society
+ film (1956)
1998 Broadway Cole Porter Porter and Susan Birkenhead Arthur Kopit Adaptation of the 1956 film version. Notable song: "True Love".
High Spirits 1964 Broadway Hugh Martin and Timothy Gray Martin and Gray Martin and Gray
The Hobbit 1977 TV musical Maury Laws Jules Bass Romeo Muller
The Hoboken Chicken Emergency 1988 Off-Off-Broadway Chad Henry Henry Daniel Pinkwater
Hold Everything! 1928 Broadway Ray Henderson Lew Brown and B. G. De Sylva De Sylva and John McGowan
Holy Musical B@man! 2012 Off-Off-Broadway Nick Gage and Scott Lamps Gage and Lamps Matt Lang and Nick Lang
Honk! 1993 Off-West End George Stiles Anthony Drewe Drewe
Hooray for What! 1937 Broadway Harold Arlen E. Y. Harburg Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse
The Hot Mikado 1939 Broadway Arthur Sullivan W. S. Gilbert Mike Todd Based on Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado.
House of Flowers 1954 Broadway Harold Arlen Truman Capote and Arlen Capote
How Now, Dow Jones 1967 Broadway Elmer Bernstein Carolyn Leigh Max Shulman
How to Eat Like a Child 1981 TV musical John Forster Forster Judith Kahan
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying 1961 Broadway Frank Loesser Loesser Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert Notable songs: "I Believe in You" and "Brotherhood of Man".
Hoy No Me Puedo Levantar 2004 Spanish musical Nacho Cano and José María Cano Cano and Cano David Serrano
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn 1974 Musical film Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman Sherman and Sherman Sherman and Sherman Based on Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
The Human Comedy 1984 Broadway Galt MacDermot William Dumaresq Dumaresq
The Hunchback of Notre Dame 1996 Musical Animated film Alan Menken Stephen Schwartz Tab Murphy and Irene Mecchi
The Hunting of the Snark 1991 West End Mike Batt Batt Batt Based on Lewis Carroll's poem The Hunting of the Snark.

I[edit]

I
Production Year Venue/Type Music Lyrics Book Notes
I and Albert 1972 West End Charles Strouse Lee Adams Jay Presson Allen
I Can Get It for You Wholesale 1962 Broadway Harold Rome Rome Jerome Weidman
I Can't Sing! The X Factor Musical 2014 West End Steve Brown Brown, Harry Hill Hill
I Could Go on Singing 1963 Musical film Harold Arlen Arlen Robert Dozier
I Do! I Do! 1966 Broadway Harvey Schmidt Tom Jones Jones
I Don <3 u ne Mor 2010 Off-Broadway Frank Grullon and Cathy Thomas Daren Taylor Taylor
I Love My Wife 1977 Broadway Cy Coleman Michael Stewart Stewart
I Love You Because 2006 Off-Broadway Joshua Salzman Ryan Cunningham Cunningham
I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change 1996 Off-Broadway Jimmy Roberts Joe DiPietro DiPietro
I Married an Angel 1938 Broadway Richard Rodgers Lorenz Hart Rodgers and Hart
Idol: The Musical 2007 Off-Broadway Jon Balcourt Balcourt Todd Ellis Based on the popular TV show American Idol.
If/Then 2014 Broadway Tom Kitt Brian Yorkey Yorkey
Illya Darling 1967 Broadway Manos Hadjidakis Joe Darion Jules Dassin
Imagine Tap! 2006 Off-Broadway revue Zane Mark Crystal Joy N/A
Imagine This 2008 West End Shuki Levy David Goldsmith Glenn Berenbeim
The Immigrant 2004 Off-Broadway Steven M. Alper Sarah Knapp Mark Harelik Based on Harelik's play, The Immigrant.
In Dahomey 1903 Broadway Will Marion Cook Paul Laurence Dunbar Jesse A. Shipp
In the Heights 2008 Broadway Lin-Manuel Miranda Miranda Quiara Alegría Hudes
In Trousers 1979 Off-Broadway William Finn Finn Finn
Infertility: The Musical That's Hard to Conceive 2007 Off-Broadway Chris Neuner Neuner Neuner
Into the Woods
+ film (2014)
1987 Broadway Stephen Sondheim Sondheim James Lapine Notable songs: "No One is Alone" and "Children Will Listen".
Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem 2003 Animated musical film Various artists Various artists Thomas Bangalter, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, Cédric Hervet and Leiji Matsumoto
Irene 1919 Broadway Harry Tierney Joseph McCarthy James Montgomery and Joseph Stein
Irma La Douce 1956 French musical Marguerite Monnot Alexandre Breffort Breffort
Is there life after high school? 1982 Broadway Craig Carnelia Carnelia Jeffrey Kindley
It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues 1999 Off-Broadway revue Various artists Various artists Charles Bevel, Lita Gaithers, Randal Myler, Ron Taylor and Dan Wheetman

J[edit]

J
Production Year Venue/Type Music Lyrics Book Notes
Jackpot 1944 Broadway Vernon Duke Howard Dietz Guy Bolton, Sidney Sheldon and Ben Roberts
Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris 1968 Off-Broadway revue Jacques Brel Brel, Eric Blau and Mort Shuman Blau and Shuman
Jamaica 1957 Broadway Harold Arlen E. Y. Harburg Harburg and Fred Saidy
James Joyce's The Dead 1999 Broadway Shaun Davey Richard Nelson Nelson
Jane Eyre 2000 Broadway Paul Gordon Gordon John Caird Based on Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë.
Jekyll and Hyde 1997 Broadway Frank Wildhorn Leslie Bricusse, Wildhorn and Steve Cuden Bricusse
Jelly's Last Jam 1992 Broadway Jelly Roll Morton and Luther Henderson Susan Birkenhead George C. Wolfe
Jerico-Jim Crow 1964 Off-Broadway Various artists Various artists William Hairston and Langston Hughes
Jerome Robbins' Broadway 1989 Broadway revue Various artists Various artists N/A
Jerry Springer: The Opera 2003 West End Richard Thomas Thomas and Stewart Lee Thomas and Lee Based on the television show The Jerry Springer Show.
Jerry's Girls 1985 Broadway revue Jerry Herman Herman N/A
Jersey Boys
+ film (2014)
2005 Broadway Jukebox musical Bob Gaudio Bob Crewe Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice
Jesus Christ Superstar
+ film (1973)
1971 Broadway Andrew Lloyd Webber Tim Rice Rice Notable songs: "I Don't Know How to Love Him", "Everything's Alright" and "Gethsemane".
Jo 1964 Off-Broadway
john and jen 1995 Off-Broadway Andrew Lippa Tom Greenwald Lippa and Greenwald
John Henry 1940 Broadway Jacques Wolfe Roark Bradford Bradford
Johnny Johnson 1936 Broadway Kurt Weill Paul Green Green Based on Jaroslav Hašek's novel, The Good Soldier Švejk.
Johnny Pye and the Fool-Killer 1993 Off-Broadway Randy Courts Mark St. Germain Courts and Germain
Jolly Jerome 1928 Off-Broadway Roy French French
Jonah 1992 Concert musical Judd Woldin Woldin Woldin
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat 1968 West End Andrew Lloyd Webber Tim Rice Rice Notable songs: "Any Dream Will Do" and "Close Every Door".
Joseph McCarthy is Alive and Living in Dade County 1977 Off-Broadway Ray Scantlin Scantlin Scantlin
Juan Darién 1996 Broadway Elliot Goldenthal Goldenthal Goldenthal and Julie Taymor
Jubilee 1935 Broadway Cole Porter Porter Moss Hart
Jumbo 1935 Broadway musical Richard Rodgers Lorenz Hart Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur
Jump for Joy 1941 Off-Broadway revue Duke Ellington and Hal Borne Paul Francis Webster and Sid Kuller N/A Aimed at Broadway but closed out of town in Los Angeles.
The Jungle Book 1967 Musical Animated film Robert B. Sherman and Richard M. Sherman Sherman and Sherman Larry Clemmons
Juno 1959 Broadway Marc Blitzstein Blitzstein Joseph Stein

K[edit]

K
Production Year Venue/Type Music Lyrics Book Notes
Kean 1961 Broadway Robert Wright and George Forrest Wright and Forrest Peter Stone
Keating! 2007 Australian musical Casey Bennetto Bennetto Bennetto Portrays the political career of former Australian Prime Minister Paul Keating.
Kelly 1965 Broadway Mark Charlap Eddie Lawrence Lawrence Never officially opened Broadway.
The King and I
+ film (1956)
1951 Broadway Richard Rodgers Oscar Hammerstein II Hammerstein II Notable songs: "Shall We Dance", "I Whistle a Happy Tune" and "Getting to Know You".
King David 1997 Broadway Alan Menken Tim Rice Rice
Kinky Boots 2013 Broadway Cyndi Lauper Lauper Harvey Fierstein Based on the 2005 film version.
Kismet 1953 Broadway Alexander Borodin, Robert Wright and George Forrest Wright and Forrest Charles Lederer and Luther Davis Notable song: "Stranger in Paradise".
Kiss of the Spider Woman 1993 Broadway John Kander Fred Ebb Terrence McNally
Kiss Me, Kate
+ film (1953)
1948 Broadway Cole Porter Porter Samuel and Bella Spewack Notable song: "Too Darn Hot".
Kissing Time 1919 Broadway Ivan Caryll Guy Bolton and P. G. Wodehouse Bolton and Wodehouse
Knickerbocker Holiday 1938 Broadway Kurt Weill Maxwell Anderson Anderson Notable songs: "September Song" and "It Never Was You".
Kristina från Duvemåla 1995 Swedish musical Benny Andersson Björn Ulvaeus Ulvaeus
A Kurt Weill Cabaret 1963 Off-Broadway Kurt Weill Various artists N/A
Kronborg: 1582 1974 Canadian musical Cliff Jones Jones Jones Based on William Shakespeare's Hamlet.
Kwamina 1961 Broadway Richard Adler Adler Robert Alan Aurthur

L[edit]

L
Production Year Venue/Type Music Lyrics Book Notes
Labyrinth 1986 Musical film David Bowie Bowie Terry Jones
Ladies First 1918 Broadway revue A. Baldwin Sloane Harry B. Smith Smith Featuring songs by James Brockmann and James Kendl.
Lady and the Tramp 1955 Musical Animated film Sonny Burke and Peggy Lee Burke and Lee Erdman Penner, Joe Rinaldi, Ralph Wright and Don DaGradi Notable songs: "The Siamese Cat Song", "He's a Tramp" and "Bella Notte".
Lady, Be Good 1924 Broadway George Gershwin Ira Gershwin Guy Bolton and Fred Thompson
The Lady Comes Across 1942 Broadway Vernon Duke John La Touche Fred Thompson and Dawn Powell
Lady in the Dark
+ film (1944)
1941 Broadway Kurt Weill Ira Gershwin Moss Hart Notable songs: "Tschaikowsky (and Other Russians)", "My Ship" and "The Saga of Jenny".
La Révolution Française 1973 French musical Claude-Michel Schönberg and Raymond Jeannot Alain Boublil and Jean-Max Rivière Boublil and Rivière
The Last Empress 1995 Korean musical Kim Hee Gap Yang In Ja and Georgina St George Mun Yol Yi
The Last Five Years
+ film (2014)
2003 Off-Broadway Jason Robert Brown Brown Brown Notable songs: "Still Hurting" and "I Can Do Better Than That".
The Last Session 1997 Off-Broadway Steve Schalchlin Schalchlin, John Bettis and Marie Cain Jim Brochu
Laughing Room Only 2003 Broadway Doug Katsaros Katsaros Dennis Blair and Digby Wolfe
Leader of the Pack 1985 Broadway revue Ellie Greenwich Various artists Anne Beatts
Leben ohne Chris 2009 German musical Wolfgang Böhmer Peter Lund Lund
Legally Blonde 2007 Broadway Nell Benjamin and Laurence O'Keefe Benjamin and O'Keefe Heather Hach Notable songs: "Omigod You Guys", "Ireland" and "So Much Better".
Legs Diamond 1989 Broadway Peter Allen Allen Harvey Fierstein and Charles Suppon
Lend Me a Tenor 2011 West End Brad Carroll Peter Sham Sham
Lennon 2005 Broadway John Lennon Lennon Don Scardino
Leonard Sillman's New Faces of 1952
+ film (1954)
1952 Broadway revue Various artists Various artists N/A Notable song: "Boston Beguine".
Les Misérables 1985 West End Claude-Michel Schönberg Alain Boublil and Herbert Kretzmer Schönberg, Boublil, Trevor Nunn and John Caird Notable songs: "I Dreamed a Dream", "On My Own" and "Do You Hear the People Sing?".
Lestat 2006 Broadway Elton John Bernie Taupin Linda Woolverton Based on the vampire novels of Anne Rice.
Let It Ride 1961 Broadway Jay Livingston and Ray Evans Livingston and Evans Abram S. Ginnes
Let My People Come 1974 Broadway Earl Wilson, Jr. Wilson, Jr. Wilson, Jr.
Letters from Lehrer 2006 Canadian musical Tom Lehrer Lehrer Richard Greenblatt
The Lieutenant 1975 Broadway Gene Curty, Nitra Scharfman and Chuck Strand Curty, Scharfman and Strand Curty, Scharfman and Strand
The Life 1997 Broadway Cy Coleman Ira Gasman David Newman, Gasman and Coleman
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby 1980 West End Stephen Oliver Oliver David Edgar
Life Begins at 8:40 1934 Broadway revue Harold Arlen Ira Gershwin and E.Y. Harburg N/A
The Light in the Piazza 2005 Broadway Adam Guettel Guettel Craig Lucas
The Light Princess 2013 Royal National Theatre Tori Amos Amos Samuel Adamson
Liberty: The Siege of The Alamo 2003 Off-Off-Broadway Bernard J. Taylor Taylor Taylor
The Likes of Us 1965 Off-West End Andrew Lloyd Webber Tim Rice Leslie Thomas
Li'l Abner
+ film (1959)
1956 Broadway Gene De Paul Johnny Mercer Norman Panama and Melvin Frank
The Lion King
+ film (1994)
1997 Broadway Elton John Tim Rice Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi Based on the film of the same name. Notable songs: "The Circle of Life", "Hakuna Matata" and "Can You Feel the Love Tonight".
Little by Little 1999 Off-Broadway Brad Ross Ellen Greenfield and Hal Hackady Annette Jolles and Greenfield
Little Fish 2003 Off-Broadway Michael John LaChiusa LaChiusa LaChiusa
Little Ham 1987 Off-Broadway Judd Woldin Richard Engquist and Woldin Dan Owens
Little Johnny Jones 1904 Broadway George M. Cohan Cohan Cohan
Little Mary Sunshine 1959 Off-Broadway Rick Besoyan Besoyan Besoyan
Little Me 1962 Broadway Cy Coleman Carolyn Leigh Neil Simon
The Little Mermaid
+ film (1989)
2008 Broadway Alan Menken Glenn Slater and Howard Ashman Doug Wright Based on the film of the same name. Notable songs: "Part of Your World", "Kiss the Girl" and "Under the Sea".
Little Miss Sunshine 2013 Off-Broadway William Finn Finn James Lapine Based on the film of the same name.
Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland 1993 Musical Animated film Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman Sherman and Sherman Chris Columbus and Richard Outten
A Little Night Music 1973 Broadway Stephen Sondheim Sondheim Hugh Wheeler Notable song: "Send in the Clowns".
Little Shop of Horrors
+ film (1986)
1982 Broadway Alan Menken Howard Ashman Ashman Notable songs: "Suddenly, Seymour" and "Somewhere That's Green".
Little Tramp 1995 Off-Off-Broadway David Pomeranz Pomeranz Pomeranz and Steven David Horwich
Little Women 2005 Broadway Jason Howland Mindi Dickstein Allan Knee Notable song: "Astonishing".
Lock Up Your Daughters 1959 West End Laurie Johnson Lionel Bart Bernard Miles
London Calling! 1923 West End revue Noël Coward Coward André Charlot
London Road 2011 Royal National Theatre Adam Cork Alecky Blythe Blythe
Lone Star Love 2004 Off-Broadway Jack Herrick Herrick John L. Haber and Robert Horn
Look to the Lilies 1970 Broadway Jule Styne Sammy Cahn Leonard Spigelgass
The Lord of the Rings 2007 West End A. R. Rahman, Värttinä and Christopher Nightingale Matthew Warchus and Shaun McKenna Warchus and McKenna Based on the books by J. R. R. Tolkien.
Loserville 2012 West End James Bourne and Elliot Davis Bourne and David Based on the Son of Dork album Welcome to Loserville.
Lost in the Stars
+ film (1974)
1949 Broadway Kurt Weill Maxwell Anderson Anderson
Louisiana Purchase
+ film (1941)
1940 Broadway Irving Berlin Berlin Morrie Ryskind
Love! at the Cafe! 1993 Off-Broadway Karen Sokolof Javitch Javitch and James Spicer Conant Conant
Love from Judy 1952 West End Hugh Martin Martin and Timothy Gray Eric Maschwitz and Jean Webster
Love, Janis 2001 Off-Broadway revue Various artists Various artists N/A
Love Life 1948 Broadway Kurt Weill Alan Jay Lerner Lerner
LoveMusik 2007 Broadway Kurt Weill Various artists Alfred Uhry
Love Never Dies 2010 West End Andrew Lloyd Webber Glenn Slater Ben Elton Sequel to the Lloyd Webber musical The Phantom of the Opera.
Love Story 2010 West End Howard Goodall Goodall and Stephen Clark Clark
Lucky Stiff 1988 Off-Broadway Stephen Flaherty Lynn Ahrens Ahrens Based on a novel by Mike Butterworth.
Ludwig II 2000 German musical Franz Hummel Stephan Barbarino Barbarino
Lust 'n Rust 2001 Off-Off-Broadway Frank Haney, Carol Kimball and Dave Stratton Haney, Kimball and Stratton Haney, Kimball and Stratton

See List of musicals: M to Z for additional titles.