Death Takes a Holiday: Musical Info & Synopsis


Death Takes a Holiday unfolds in the mystical realm between life and death. Set against the backdrop of Italy, Death takes on human form and decides to experience life by mingling with mortals. Disguised as a young prince, Death becomes enamored with the complexities of human emotions and becomes entwined with the lives of those around him. Death Takes a Holiday delves into the mysteries of life, love, and the essence of existence.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2011)

Cast Size: 14

Genre: Fantasy

Setting: 1920s / Italy

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Maury Yeston

Book: Peter Stone, Thomas Meehan

Cast Albums

Original Off-Broadway Cast (2011)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


2010s, Fantasy

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