Closer Than Ever: Musical Info & Synopsis


Closer Than Ever is a musical revue/song cycle that explores the ups and downs of life. Each song serves as a snapshot of life’s various stages, from the challenges of career pursuits to the nuances of romantic relationships. Through a series of interconnected songs, Closer Than Ever delves into the complexities of modern love and the human experience.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1989)

Cast Size: 5

Genre: Revue / Song Cycle

Setting: N/A

Creative Team

Music: David Shire

Lyrics: Richard Maltby, Jr.

Cast Albums

Original Off-Broadway Cast (1989)➝

Off-Broadway Cast (2012)➝


Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1980s, Dating, Piano-OnlyRevue, Small Cast, Song Cycle, Weddings

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