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The Andrew Lippa Musicals – A Full List

Andrew Lippa is a Tony and Grammy-nominated composer who has created one musical hit after another. If you’re interested in what he has composed to date, all of the Andrew Lippa musicals are listed below, sorted chronologically.

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Musicals by Andrew Lippa

John & Jen

Music/Book: Andrew Lippa  Lyrics/Book: Tom Greenwald

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1995)

John & Jen was Andrew Lippa’s first musical. It opened Off-Broadway in 1995 and later had an Off-Broadway revival in 2015.

The Wild Party

Music/Lyrics/Book: Andrew Lippa

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1997)

Not to be confused with LaChiusa’s The Wild Party, Lippa’s The Wild Party premiered around the same time. Lippa’s was nominated for 13 Drama Desk Awards, winning one for best music.

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

Music/Lyrics/Book: Clark Gesner  Additional Songs: Andrew Lippa

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1967)

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown premiered in the 1960s, but it got a bit of a revamp in the 1990s. And during that revamp, Andrew Lippa contributed three new songs to the show.

A Little Princess

Music: Andrew Lippa  Lyrics/Book: Brian Crawley

Musical Type: Contemporary (2004)

Based on the 1905 children’s book, A Little Princess had its premiere in California. Although it hasn’t yet made it to Broadway, the show has been very popular with community theatres.

The Addams Family

Music/Lyrics: Andrew Lippa  Book: Marshall Brickman, Rick Elice

Musical Type: Contemporary (2009)

The Addams Family was a hit on Broadway and also had a national tour. The show earned Andrew Lippa a Tony nomination for Best Original Score and two Drama Desk nominations!

Big Fish

Music/Lyrics: Andrew Lippa  Book: John August

Musical Type: Contemporary (2013)

Another show to make it to Broadway, Andrew Lippa’s Big Fish landed him with a Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Music.

The Man in the Ceiling

Music/Lyrics: Andrew Lippa  Book: Jules Feiffer

Musical Type: Contemporary (2017)

The Man in the Ceiling had early readings in 2008 but didn’t have a full production until 2017. The cast album was later released in 2019.

Additional Work

Here’s a list of additional work by Andrew Lippa, or musicals that don’t have much information listed about them online. The following shows are listed in our Musical Archive.

2006: Asphalt Beach

2007: Jerry Christmas

2013: I Am Harvey Milk (oratorio)

2019: Unbreakable (oratorio)

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Which of these Andrew Lippa musicals is your favorite?

Or have you ever played a role in any of these musicals by Andrew Lippa? Feel free to share in the comments below! And if you like these types of lists, check out the musical database. That’s where you’ll find musicals sorted by composer, theme, setting, and more!

Stacy Karyn, Author of Andrew Lippa Musicals.
Author: Stacy Karyn

Stacy Karyn is the founder of Theatre Trip, author of The Thespian’s Bucket List, and creator of The Cast Album List. She holds a BA in theatre, a TESOL drama certificate, and has worked and interned with Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters.


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