A Strange Loop: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

A Strange Loop follows the life of Usher, a Black, queer writer who works as an usher for a Broadway musical. Amidst grappling with self-doubt, societal pressures, and the demands of his job, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery through his writing. Exploring themes of identity, self-acceptance, and the challenges of navigating a world rife with stereotypes and biases, A Strange Loop offers an introspective look at the complexities of the human experience.


Musical Information

Parental Warning: Adult Themes/Content

Musical Type: Contemporary (2019)

Cast Size: 7

Genre: Dramedy

Setting: 2010s / USA (NYC)


Creative Team

Music/Lyrics/Book: Michael R. Jackson


Cast Albums

Original Cast (2019)➝

Original Broadway Cast (2022)➝


Resources

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


Tags

2010s, Black Artists, Edgy, Family, Gospel, LGBTQ+, Metamusical, One-Act, Original, Pop, Pulitzer Prize, Religious, Small Cast, Solo Composer, Tony Award


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