Fade Out – Fade In: Musical Info & Synopsis


Fade Out – Fade In takes a comedic look at the world of Hollywood filmmaking. The story follows the misadventures of Hope Springfield, a talented girl who lands a role in a big-budget movie. As she navigates the movie industry, Hope encounters a quirky cast of characters, including a demanding director, a charming leading man, and a scheming rival actress. And along the way, she experiences the ups and downs of showbiz, from auditions to red carpets.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1964)

Cast Size: 25+

Genre: Comedy

Setting: 1930s / USA (California)

Creative Team

Music: Jule Styne

Lyrics/Book: Betty Comden, Adolph Green

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1964)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Sheet Music Now➝


1960s, Comedic, Female Lead, Large Cast, Original, Tap Dance

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