Death Note: Musical Info & Synopsis


Death Note tells the story of Light Yagami, a high school student who discovers a mysterious notebook with the power to change the fate of those whose names are written in it. Fueled by a desire to rid the world of evil, Light begins to use the notebook to bring about justice. However, his actions attract the attention of a detective who is determined to stop him. Death Note is a musical thriller that explores themes of power, morality, and the consequences of playing God.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)

Cast Size: 8+

Genre: Fantasy / Thriller

Setting: 2000s / Japan (Tokyo)

Creative Team

Music: Frank Wildhorn

Lyrics: Jack Murphy

Book: Ivan Menchell

Cast Albums

Concept Album (2014)➝


2010s, Fantasy, Rock

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