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Cy Coleman Musicals – The Full List of Shows

Cy Coleman was a composer and jazz pianist known for his contributions to the world of musical theatre. From City of Angels to Sweet Charity, Coleman’s work continues to be cherished worldwide. Cy Coleman won multiple Tony Awards for Best Musical and Best Score, making him one of Broadway’s most legendary composers. Here is a full list of Cy Coleman musicals, sorted alphabetically.

This list is divided into two categories: “Cy Coleman Musicals” and “Lesser-Known Cy Coleman Musicals

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Cy Coleman Musicals


Music: Cy Coleman  Lyrics: Michael Stewart  Book: Mark Bramble

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1980)

City of Angels

Music: Cy Coleman  Lyrics: David Zippel  Book: Larry Gelbart

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1989)

I Love My Wife

Music: Cy Coleman  Lyrics/Book: Michael Stewart

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1977)

Little Me

Music: Cy Coleman  Lyrics: Carolyn Leigh  Book: Neil Simon

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1962)

On the Twentieth Century

Music: Cy Coleman  Lyrics/Book: Betty Comden, Adolph Green

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1978)


Music: Cy Coleman  Lyrics: Dorothy Fields  Book: Michael Bennett

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1973)

Sweet Charity

Music: Cy Coleman  Lyrics: Dorothy Fields  Book: Neil Simon

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1966)

The Life

Music/Book: Cy Coleman  Lyrics/Book: Ira Gasman  Book: David Newman

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1990)

The Will Rogers Follies

Music: Cy Coleman  Lyrics: Betty Comden, Adolph Green  Book: Peter Stone

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1991)


Music: Cy Coleman  Lyrics: Carolyn Leigh  Book: N. Richard Nash

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1960)

Lesser-Known Cy Coleman Musicals

The following musicals are listed in Theatre Trip’s Musical Archive, since they either lack cast albums or have limited information available online.

Exactly Like You

Music/Lyrics: Cy Coleman  Lyrics/Book: A. E. Hotchner

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1999)

Welcome to the Club

Music/Lyrics: Cy Coleman  Lyrics/Book: A. E. Hotchner

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1989)

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Which of these musicals by Cy Coleman is your favorite?

Or have you ever played a role in any of the above Cy Coleman musicals? Feel free to share in the comments below. And if you like these types of lists, check out the musical database. That’s where you’ll find musicals sorted by composer, theme, setting, and more!

Stacy Karyn, Author of Musicals by Cy Coleman.
Author: Stacy Karyn

Stacy Karyn is the founder of Theatre Trip, author of The Thespian’s Bucket List, and creator of The Cast Album List. She holds a BA in theatre, a TESOL drama certificate, and has worked and interned with Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters.



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