A Class Act: Musical Info & Synopsis


A Class Act offers a glimpse into the life of lyricist and composer Edward Kleban. Through a series of flashbacks, the audience explores Kleban’s journey from aspiring songwriter to Tony Award-winning lyricist for A Chorus Line, while also delving into the challenges he faced along the way. A Class Act celebrates the power of passion, perseverance, and the pursuit of artistic excellence.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2000)

Cast Size: 8

Genre: Semi-Autobiography

Setting: 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s / USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Edward Kleban

Book: Linda Kline, Lonny Price

Cast Albums

Original Off-Broadway Cast (2001)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


2000s, BiographicalMetamusicalTrue Story

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