Carnival!: Musical Info & Synopsis


Carnival! follows the story of Lili, a young girl who finds herself enchanted by the magical world of a traveling carnival. As she becomes involved with the performers, Lili must learn to navigate her emotions while juggling her newly built relationships within the carnival community. Carnival! touches on themes of romance, enchantment, and paving one’s own path in the world.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1961)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Romantic Drama

Setting: 1960s / France

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Bob Merrill

Book: Michael Stewart

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1961)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1960s, Based on a Movie, One-Word, Rom-Dram

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