Doonesbury: Musical Info & Synopsis


Doonesbury revolves around the lives of a group of college students on the brink of graduation. However, their plans are disrupted when one student’s uncle seeks to demolish their off-campus house to build condos. Doonesbury offers a comedic take on politics, relationships, and social issues while staying true to the satirical nature of Garry Trudeau’s classic comic strip.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1983)

Cast Size: 11

Genre: Comedy / Satire

Setting: 1980s / USA

Creative Team

Music: Elizabeth Swados

Lyrics/Book: Garry Trudeau

Cast Albums

Original Cast (1983)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


1980s, ComedicObscure, One-Word, Pop/Rock, Satire, School

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