Bugsy Malone: Musical Info & Synopsis


Bugsy Malone is set in the Prohibition era, where a group of kids in New York City engages in a world of gangsters and speakeasies. The story revolves around two rival leaders, Bugsy Malone and Fat Sam, who are competing for control. Along the way, they encounter the charming singer and dancer Blousey Brown, who becomes an additional source of competition. Bugsy Malone offers a playful take on the gangster genre, showcasing the talents of young actors and providing a unique and family-friendly experience.

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

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