Camelot: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Camelot follows King Arthur’s journey as he seeks to create a utopian society based on justice, equality, and the principles of the Round Table. Alongside his beloved Queen Guinevere and the valiant Sir Lancelot, Arthur faces challenges along the way. As the knights strive for honor and unity, personal desires and political turmoil threaten to unravel the kingdom’s ideals. Camelot explores themes of love, leadership, and the dream of a better world.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1960)

Cast Size: 12+

Genre: Fantasy

Setting: 500s – 1100s / Kingdom of Camelot


Creative Team

Music: Frederick Loewe

Lyrics/Book: Alan Jay Lerner


Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1960)➝

London Cast (1982)➝

Broadway Cast (2023)➝


Resources

Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝


Tags

1960s, Based on a Book, Canadian Premiere, ClassicFantasy, One-Word, PopularRoyalty, Spring, War


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