Falsettos: Musical Info & Synopsis


Falsettos follows the lives of Marvin, his son Jason, his ex-wife Trina, his psychiatrist Mendel, and his lover Whizzer. Marvin, struggling to find his place in a changing world, attempts to navigate the challenges of his unconventional family. Trina, coping with her own emotional journey, is faced with the new dynamics of her relationships. As Marvin’s ex-wife and lover become central figures in Jason’s life, they all learn to redefine what it means to be a family. Falsettos delves into the complexities of love, family, and identity.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1992)

Cast Size: 7

Genre: Drama

Setting: 1970s, 1980s / USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics/Book: William Finn

Book: James Lapine

Cast Albums

Broadway Cast (2016)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1990s, Child Role, DramaticFamilyLGBTQ+, One-Word, Original, Piano-Heavy, Popular, Small Cast, Sports, Sung-Through, Tragedy

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