Cry-Baby: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Cry-Baby tells the story of Wade “Cry-Baby” Walker, a teenage delinquent with a heart of gold, who falls for Allison, a “square” girl from a wealthy family. The characters’ individuality and pursuit of love leads to a few surprises and a bit of chaos along the way. Cry-Baby explores themes of class divides, teenage love, societal norms, and rebellion.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2007)

Cast Size: 12+

Genre: Comedy

Setting: 1950s / USA (Massachusetts)


Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Adam Schlesinger, David Javerbaum

Book: Mark O’Donnell, Thomas Meehan


Cast Albums

Original Studio Cast (2015)➝


Links

Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝


Tags

2000s, Based on a Movie, College, ComedicRock


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