Fiorello!: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Fiorello! chronicles the rise of Fiorello H. La Guardia as he becomes the Mayor of New York City. The story follows Fiorello’s journey as he fights against corruption and advocates for the rights of the working class. As Fiorello and his allies navigate the challenges of politics, the musical celebrates the triumphs and tribulations of a man who left a lasting mark on the city he served.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Golden Age (1959)

Cast Size: 12+

Genre: Biography

Setting: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s / USA (NYC)


Creative Team

Music: Jerry Bock

Lyrics: Sheldon Harnick

Book: Jerome Weidman, George Abbott


Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1959)➝


Resources

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


Tags

1950s, Biographical, Golden Age, One-Word, Political, Pulitzer Prize, Tony AwardTrue Story


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