Bugsy Malone: Musical Info & Synopsis


Bugsy Malone is set in the Prohibition era, where a group of New York City kids engage in a world of gangsters and speakeasies. The story follows two rival leaders, Bugsy Malone and Fat Sam, who are competing for control. Along the way, they encounter the charming performer Blousey Brown, who becomes an additional source of competition. Bugsy Malone offers a playful take on the gangster genre, providing a unique opportunity to showcase young actors.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1976)

Cast Size: 30+

Genre: Comedy

Setting: 1920s / USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Paul Williams

Book: Alan Parker

Cast Albums

Original London Cast (1997)➝


Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1970s, Based on a Movie, Child Roles, Comedy, Family-Friendly, Large Cast, Middle School, Tap Dance

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