Bullets Over Broadway: Musical Info & Synopsis


Bullets Over Broadway tells the story of young playwright David Shayne, who is determined to make his Broadway debut. In a twist of fate, he accepts financial backing from a mobster who insists that his talentless girlfriend Olive must be cast in the lead role. As the play takes shape, David finds himself entangled in a web of mobsters, diva actresses, and overall chaos. Bullets Over Broadway is a fast-paced musical filled with laughter, romance, and unexpected twists.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2014)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Comedy

Setting: 1920s / USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Various

Book: Woody Allen

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2014)➝


Licensing: Music Theatre International➝


2010s, ComedicJazz, Jukebox Musical, Metatheatre, Summer

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