Allegro: Musical Info & Synopsis


Allegro follows the story of Joseph Taylor Jr., from his birth to adulthood, as he navigates the challenges and complexities of life. Set in a small Midwestern town, the musical revolves around Joseph’s road to becoming a doctor and his struggles throughout his various life stages. With a unique narrative style, Allegro explores themes of ambition, love, family, and belonging.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Golden Age (1947)

Cast Size: 35+

Genre: Dramedy

Setting: 1900s, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s / USA

Creative Team

Music: Richard Rodgers

Lyrics/Book: Oscar Hammerstein II

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1947)➝

First Complete Recording (2009)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


1940s, Family, Golden Age, Large Cast, One-Word, Original

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