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





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Pirates of Penzance In The Pirates of Penzance, the young pirate apprentice Frederic is about to be freed from his inden... 152
The Secret Garden Living in a lonely manor house in 1906 England, Archibald Craven yearns for his beautiful, late wife... 152
Chess Chess is used as a metaphor for romantic rivalries and the US-Soviet rivalry during the Cold War. T... 151
We Will Rock You Taking place in the distant future, the story of ‘We Will Rock You’ exists predominately as a fr... 146
Carousel After the mill girl, Julie Jordan, marries that handsome, but uncivilized carousel barker, Billy Big... 145
Kiss Me Kate The egotistical performer Fred Graham is reunited with his ex-wife Lilli Vanessi in the leading rol... 143
Children of Eden Children of Eden is loosely based on the Book of Genesis and tells the story from the Creation until... 143
Macbeth “Macbeth” is a story of temptation, ambition and seduction. At the start of the play, Macbeth i... 143
Sunday in the Park with George In nineteenth-century France, Georges struggles with his art and his personal life. As George is co... 141
The Drowsy Chaperone The show revolves around one musical theatre fan’s obsession with a fictional show from the 1920s ... 140
Peter Pan (Charlop/Styne) 'Peter Pan' tells the story of a mischievous little boy who refuses to grow up. Peter Pan spends his... 138
The King and I It's the 1860's and the Western world is closing in on Thailand. Hoping to give his family ... 133
The Color Purple Taking place in rural Georgia, young Celie is pregnant by 14 with an abusive father. He happily push... 133
Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing is set primarily at the home and grounds of Leo...

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Songs for a New World The show sits on the boundary between musical and song cycle: it is a series of largely disjoint son... 131
Death of a Salesman In Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, we follow Willy Loman as he reviews a life of desperate purs... 130
Raisin in the Sun A Raisin in the Sun tells the story of an African-American family, the Youngers, living and struggli... 130
Alice in Wonderland (Prince Street Players' Version) This is the musical version of Lewis Carroll’s classic book. Our hero, Alice falls down an enc... 130
All Shook Up Built around the songs made famous by Elvis Presley, All Shook Up tells the story of a small town gi... 128
Man of La Mancha The story takes place in the late 16th century. Miguel de Cervantes (a tax collector, soldier, and ... 127