13: Musical Info & Synopsis


13 follows the journey of Evan, a young teenager who is uprooted from his familiar life in New York City and finds himself in a small town in Indiana. As he navigates the challenges of being the new kid in school, Evan becomes determined to throw the best Bar Mitzvah party ever in order to gain popularity. Along the way, he learns valuable lessons about friendship, loyalty, and self-acceptance.

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Jason Robert Brown

Book: Dan Elish, Robert Horn

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2007)

Cast Size: 11+

Genre: Dramedy

Setting: Present / USA (Indiana)


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2008)➝

Original West End Cast (2012)➝


2000s, Middle SchoolOne-ActPop/Rock, School

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