Doctor Dolittle: Musical Info & Synopsis


Doctor Dolittle follows the adventures of Dr. John Dolittle, a kind-hearted veterinarian with the unique ability to talk to animals. The story begins with Doctor Dolittle being falsely accused of a crime and continues with his search for a giant pink snail. As he embarks on a fantastical journey with his menagerie of talking animals, they encounter unexpected challenges along the way.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1998)

Cast Size: 12+

Genre: Fantasy

Setting: 1800s / England, At Sea

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics/Book: Leslie Bricusse

Cast Albums

World Premiere London Cast (1998)➝


Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


1990s, Animals, Based on a Movie, British, Child Role, Family-Friendly, Fantasy, Solo Composer, Travel

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