Chaplin: Musical Info & Synopsis


Chaplin brings to life the career and personal struggles of the iconic silent film star, Charlie Chaplin. The narrative unfolds through a series of flashbacks, chronicling Chaplin’s impoverished childhood in London, his breakthrough in vaudeville, and his evolution into one of the most influential figures in the film industry. The musical delves into Chaplin’s complex relationships, including his marriages and his interactions with notable figures of the time.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2006)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Biography

Setting: 1890s, 1910s, 1930s, 1950s / USA (California), England (London)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics/Book: Christopher Curtis

Book: Thomas Meehan

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2012)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Broadway Licensing➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


2000s, BiographyChild Role, One-Word, True Story

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