Copacabana: Musical Info & Synopsis


Copacabana follows the aspiring songwriter Stephen, who dreams of composing a hit musical. His life takes an unexpected turn when he meets the beautiful dancer, Lola. As Stephen’s songwriting career begins to soar, Lola’s talent as a dancer shines on the Copacabana stage. However, their love is put to the test when the nightclub owner, Tony, becomes infatuated with Lola. Copacabana is about the pursuit of dreams, the power of love, and the allure of showbiz.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1990)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Romantic Dramedy

Setting: 1940s / Cuba, USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music/Book: Barry Manilow

Lyrics/Book: Bruce Sussman, Jack Feldman

Cast Albums

Original London Cast (1994)➝


Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1990s, JazzMetamusical, One-Word, Pirates, Pop, Rom-Dramedy

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