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, and they embark on a journey filled with love, showbiz glamour, and a touch of danger. 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 menacing nightclub owner, Tony, becomes infatuated with Lola. Copacabana is about the pursuit of dreams, the power of love, and the allure of showbiz.
Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1990)
Cast Size: 20+
Genre: Romantic Dramedy
Music/Book: Barry Manilow
Lyrics/Book: Bruce Sussman, Jack Feldman
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