Amazing Grace: Musical Info & Synopsis


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)➝


Resources

Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Amazing Grace Licensing➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


Tags

2010s, Christmas, DramaticTrue Story


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