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Plot Summaries & Character Descriptions from Important Musicals, Plays, Operas & Ballets





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Wicked Long before Dorothy flew in, two other girls meet in the Land of Oz. Elphaba, born with green skin, ... 3754
Les Misérables Jean Valjean is released after spending 19 years in prison for stealing a loaf of bread. As a result... 2505
Phantom of the Opera The musical tells the story of the gruesomely deformed Phantom who lurks beneath the stage of the Pa... 2307
Rent Based loosely on Puccini's La Boheme, Rent tells the story of a group of friends struggling with lov... 2143
Chicago In roaring twenties Chicago, Roxie Hart, an ambitious chorus girl, murders her lover. She then convi... 1605
Hairspray Tracy Turnblad, a large girl with big hair and a kind heart, has only one passion--to dance. She win... 1532
Sweeney Todd ‘Sweeney Todd’ is a musical thriller about a 19th century London barber who goes on a murderous ... 1268
Into the Woods Into the Woods combines the well-known fairy tales of Cinderella, Rapunzel, Jack and the Beanstalk, ... 1199
West Side Story On the mean streets of New York City, two gangs are in a long-lasting duel. The Sharks, a Puerto Ri... 1170
Beauty & the Beast After a handsome but conceited prince treats a beggar woman poorly, the woman turns out to be a beau... 1022
Grease It's 1959 and Rydell high is filled with rebellious, thrill-loving students. In the midst of th... 1013
Spring Awakening It’s Germany, 1891. A world where the grown-ups hold all the cards. The beautiful young Wendla e... 852
Little Shop of Horrors Seymour Krelbourn is a poor young man working at a run-down flower shop on skid row when he encounte... 840
Lion King The show starts with the kind and wise Lion King of the Pridelands, Mufasa, and his queen Sarabi int... 827
Annie Abused by a cruel orphanage matron, Annie, a spunky, redheaded orphan, decides to run away and find... 815
Sound of Music Maria is a sweet young postulant whose love of freedom makes it obvious to her superiors that she is... 735
Guys and Dolls Desperate to find money to pay for his floating crap game, Nathan Detroit bets Sky Masterson a thous... 703
Fiddler on the Roof Attempting to live a normal life filled with Jewish traditions in early twentieth century Russia, Te... 606
Cats Based on 'Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats' and other poems by T.S. Eliot, the musical takes plac... 594
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat In this retelling of the Biblical story, Joseph is a handsome young man who is his father's favo... 586