Amazing Grace: Musical Info & Synopsis


Amazing Grace tells the true story of John Newton, the Englishman who penned the well-known hymn, “Amazing Grace.” The story follows Newton’s personal transformation, intertwined with a love story and the struggles of those who fought against the inhumanity of slavery. Amazing Grace explores themes of redemption, forgiveness, and the transformative power of faith.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2012)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Drama

Setting: 1700s / England, Africa

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics/Book: Christopher Smith

Book: Arthur Giron

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2016)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Amazing Grace Licensing➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


2010s, Christmas, DramaticTrue Story

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