Blood Brothers: Musical Info & Synopsis


Blood Brothers tells the tragic story of twins Mickey and Edward, separated at birth by their mother’s dire circumstances. One brother grows up in poverty, while the other enjoys a privileged upbringing. As they unknowingly cross paths in their lives, their fates become intertwined in ways they could never have imagined. Blood Brothers is a haunting tale of love, family, and the unbreakable bond between siblings.

Musical Information

Parental Warning: Adult Themes/Content

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1983)

Cast Size: 12+

Genre: Drama

Setting: 1960s, 1970s, 1980s / England

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics/Book: Willy Russell

Cast Albums

Original London Cast (1983)➝

London Cast (1988)➝

London Cast (1995)➝

The International Recording (1995)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1980s, British, Dark, Dramatic, Family, Narrator, Rock, Solo Composer, Spooky, Tragedy

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